Mr Daniel CerfChief Executive Officer
Mr Daniel Cerf has more than 30 years of experience in Asia involving real estate investment, development and related management consulting ventures.
Before joining the Manager, Mr Cerf was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of what is presently known as Keppel REIT Management Limited, the Manager of Keppel REIT. Mr Cerf was responsible for the overall management of the REIT where total assets under management grew from S$637 million to over S$2.1 billion during his tenure. Mr Cerf joined First Pacific Land in 1989 as a Senior Development Manager responsible for the group’s developments and later became Director and General Manager of the Singapore and Malaysia subsidiaries. Mr Cerf, together with a group of investors, carried out a successful management buyout of First Pacific Land’s businesses in Malaysia in 1993, which he continued to helm in conjunction with an asset management consultancy until 2005.
Mr Cerf is a former practising architect and holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree (Dean’s List) from the University of Oklahoma, USA with emphasis on urban planning and architectural development.
Mr Ho Jiann ChingDirector, Head of Investment
Mr Ho Jiann Ching is responsible for developing and executing investment strategies for acquisitions and divestments to achieve optimum investment returns.
Mr Ho has more than 20 years of regional experience in real estate investment, development, asset management and marketing. Before joining the Manager, he was Director of Business Development at Ayala International Holdings Limited and concurrently the Head of Transaction Review for ARCH Asian Partners Fund, an Ayala-sponsored private equity real estate fund. In those roles, he was responsible for sourcing and transacting business opportunities in Singapore and Asia Pacific. Prior to that, Mr Ho led a team of investment professionals at Sembawang Properties from 1996 to 2001 where he was responsible for initiating concepts and blueprints for residential and commercial development. Mr Ho began his career in 1993 with JTC Corporation where he was involved in land allocation of strategic foreign direct investment projects and supported land-use planning of industrial land.
Mr Ho holds a Bachelor of Science (Estate Management) (Honours) degree in Estate Management from the National University of Singapore.
Mr Robert WongDirector of Finance & Operations
Mr Robert Wong heads the finance team and assists the Chief Executive Officer on all accounting, finance, taxation, treasury, capital management, investment, compliance and risk management functions for Cache.
Mr Wong has over 19 years of accounting and financial management experience, most of which has been in the real estate fund management industry. Before joining the Manager, he was Senior Vice President with CBRE Global Investors and ING Real Estate from 2007 to 2012. Prior to that, he was based in Australia and held various finance positions with Mirvac Funds Management, Colonial First State Property and Westpac Investment Property Limited.
Mr Wong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Murdoch University, Australia and is a member of the Certified Practising Accountants of Australia.
Mr Ho Kin LeongAssistant Director, Head of Asset Management
Mr Ho Kin Leong is responsible for formulating and executing business plans to maximise returns from Cache’s property portfolio.
Mr Ho has over 14 years of experience in real estate investment, development and asset management. Before joining the Manager, he was Senior Vice President, Asset Management with MEAG Pacific Star Asset Management where he led the formulation and implementation of strategies in asset enhancement initiatives, leasing, refinancing and divestment of the portfolio’s properties. Prior to that, he was Senior Investment Manager with Keppel Land for overseas markets. Mr Ho began his career with International Enterprise Singapore in 1990 and was based in both Singapore and Japan, holding key business development positions for regional markets during his 11-year stint with the organisation.
Mr Ho obtained his Master of Business Administration from the Imperial College Business School, London under the Chevening Scholarship Programme. He also holds a Bachelor in Electronics Engineering from Tohoku University, Japan.
Ms Judy TanAssistant Director, Investor Relations
As Head of the Investor Relations department, Ms Judy Tan is responsible for maintaining timely and transparent communications with Cache’s Unitholders, investors, analysts and the media.
Ms Tan has over 10 years of working experience in the capital markets, including investor relations and risk management. Prior to joining the Manager, she was Assistant Vice President in the Risk Management & Regulation Group at Singapore Exchange Limited.
Ms Tan completed her Master of Finance from the University of Cambridge, UK, under the Finance Scholarship Programme administered by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. She also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (First Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore Business School.