Michael Bentley was raised and educated in Hong Kong and is one the leading Australian property experts in Asia and is the founder and managing director of Citylife International Realty in Hong Kong. With 30 years high level experience, and author of two top selling investment books, Michael brings a unique perspective to the residential markets in the Australian capital cities.
Brett Cameron is CEO of SkyPoint Realty Partners (SkyPoint), the first company to bring institutional grade multifamily real estate investments to Asia. SkyPoint was formed to provide Asian investors in alternatives with access to Class A North American multifamily real estate opportunities. Brett joined SkyPoint at the end of 2015. He has worked to create solid property co-ownership stakes for individual investors over the past 13 years. Previous companies he has worked for include Walton Group and ReDev.
James is the investment strategist for Bank of Singapore where he seeks out macro investment themes and provides tactical trading ideas across asset classes. James is part of Bank of Singapore’s investment committee and responsible for the asset allocation of the bank. James has more than a decade of investment experience, working in a similar role with Barclays and HSBC. His investment views are frequently sought after by both international and local media. James started his career as an economist with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), after graduating with a first class honors from Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He is also a CFA charter holder.
Alvin Chow is the founder and director of BigFatPurse Pte Ltd. He set up this company with three partners to champion financial education in Singapore as he believes a minimum level of financial literacy is necessary to enable people to be functional with money.
Following the concepts of Benjamin Graham, coupled with his personal experience in the stock market, he devised an investing approach known as the conservative net asset value. He is the author of two books, “Secrets of Singapore Trading Gurus” and “The Singapore Permanent Portfolio”.
Jake Damien Chow, Chartered Market Technician (CMT), is currently market strategist with CIMB research. He specialises in technical analysis and is a strong proponent of systematic (rule-based) trading. He tracks global macro data; capital flows and conducts quantitative research to generate trading/investment ideas. Research interests include portfolio management, global macro/risk parity/quantitative trading strategies, asset relationships (inter-market, sector rotation and relative-strength analysis), system development and testing, algorithmic trading and behavioural finance. Jake earned a Bachelor of Business majoring in economics and finance from RMIT University in Melbourne. He is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and a member of the Market Technicians Association (MTA).
Andrew Cordle is one of the nation's premier real estate educator that specializes in teaching & promoting proven real estate investment principles.
Heralded by the media as ‘The God of All Things,’ and ‘The Man With the Nostradamus Touch’, Mukul Deva, an ex-Indian army major, is a renowned global speaker, international best-selling author of 15 books, a highly sought after executive coach, mentor and successful entrepreneur. His first company MSD Security Pvt Ltd. operates in 70 Indian cities. Mukul then cofounded Influence Solutions Pte Ltd., a leading talent development company that delivers customized L&D solutions in 13 countries in English, Mandarin, Korean and Japanese.A certified coach from Henley Business School, University of Reading (U.K.), Mukul coaches director-level leaders in government and MNCs, and has served as a mentor with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research.
Steve Down, an innovative entrepreneur and successful business owner, is passionate about building jobs and companies. He is the founder of many flourishing companies. As America’s Wealth Coach, Steve is the founder and president of Financially Fit, an organization committed to helping families and individuals create wealth from any starting point. He is the author of "Financially Fit for Life", which is the financial education program of choice for thousands across North America.
Elaine is the founder and CEO of The New Rich Builder, a company which specializes in training and coaching business owners, entrepreneurs and executives skills in transformational leadership and effective people skill. She is a passionate practitioner of the “Law of Attraction” and the founder of Asia Entrepreneur Club. She has worked in both MNCs and SMEs as a professional human resource hands-on practitioner overseeing talent development across Asia Pacific and managing diversify workforce from multi-cultural backgrounds. She is a certified speaker, coach and trainer with John Maxwell Team and certified coach/consultant from Drake International. Elaine's mission is to use leadership to add value to people, to empower entrepreneurs to be effective leaders and to make the world better to live.
Kelvin Fong is the executive director at PropNex Realty Pte Ltd, chief trainer and managing director of Zest Academy. Known for his expertise in financing options for his clients and his realistic analyses, Kelvin’s insights on property investing are sought after by many. His observations and analyses about the real estate industry have been featured in Channel NewsAsia’s AM Live!, The Straits Times, Fortune Times, 938Live, FM 958, FM 100.3 and Channel 8. He has also been invited to speak at events held by industry players such as iProperty, Wealth Academy and SMART Expo etc. He is the author of the bestselling book, “Property Wealth System”.
Master Kevin Foong is one of the most sought-after professional Feng Shui & Bazi consultant in the world. He is the founder of Kevin Foong Consulting Group, a global organisation devoted to the teaching of Feng Shui, Bazi (4 Pillar of Destiny), Mian Xiang and other Chinese Metaphysics studies. Bazi and Feng Shui workshop are conducted regularly for true practitioners and have trained more than 5000 students. Kevin has been extensively featured in top news media & publications like: The Sunday Times, Business Times, Channel News Asia, South China Morning Post, AsiaOne, The Peak Magazine, The New Age Parents, Singapore Press Holding, The Women’s Weekly, The Grassroots Club Magazine, The Top 40 Under Forty.
Sam Helmy is a property entrepreneur, speaker and writer in the South East Asian property scene. He is the chief executive of Neovate Developments, and has built his reputation on developing and managing property projects in London, Dubai, and Kuala Lumpur over the last 12 years.
A Mensa International member, Sam holds a finance degree, a level 4 certificate in advanced property development, and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in property investment and development in Australia. He developed a property investment education program and writes in regional publications such as Arabian Business, MoneyWorks, and Asian Property Review.
Kim Iskyan is the founder of Truewealth Publishing (www.truewealthpublishing.asia), a Singapore-based independent investment research company focusing on taking the mystery and confusion out of finance and investing to help you make money. Kim has nearly 25 years of experience as a stock analyst, hedge fund manager, political risk consultant, and financial commentator from working and living in more than half a dozen emerging and frontier markets, including Russia, Sri Lanka, Armenia and Mexico. Kim has been quoted in the Economist, The New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, and has appeared on Fox Business News, China Central Television, and Bloomberg TV.
Ronald K is a self-made millionaire stock-market trader and psychologist. He has been featured in Sunday Times Invest and is a regular speaker at various seminars. Ronald K has consistently made accurate forecast on several Singapore stock through his blog. It was due to his vast experience in various stock-market cycles including the penny stock crash that he discovered the 'Holy Grail' of the Singapore stock-market. By applying that expertise accumulated over the years, he is able to project daily market outlook by simply analysis. Correspondingly, he devotes his time and experience to educate interested individuals and restore their confidence.
The author of the book ‘Win People Over – 75 Simple and Powerful Ways’ and a TEDx speaker, Karen Leong is known as one of the ten influential professional speakers in Singapore by the Singapore Business Review. Karen was also named as one of the 10 Fearless Singaporean female entrepreneurs who “made it happen”. A chartered accountant, Karen first established a career spanning almost a decade with KPMG and KPMG Consulting. Karen is the co-founder of Influence Solutions, a premier learning and development organization. Thousands of executives have benefited from their Influence 247 system, used as a talent and leadership development tool in many Fortune 500 companies.
Jo Mathews, managing director of the Reign Group of companies which includes Reign Geoponics, Reign Gainers and Reign Assets, has extensive experience in the field of Vertical Hydro Agri Systems. In his drive to create investment opportunities, Jo has been studying the role urban farming plays in a country’s food security, which is a pressing problem in many countries today. He has also consulted experts in Singapore and overseas on the best methods to constantly supply fresh, healthy crops to consumers. It has taken him to Israel and United States to source out the latest technologies that can yield the best harvests.
With over 10 years of experiences in residential property, Timo has worked across several real estate markets in high-end real estate agency franchise Engel & Völkers. In Vietnam, Timo was in charge of overall management of the central coast operations for Indochina Land, one of Vietnam’s most prominent fund investors and oversaw sales at Hyatt Regency Danang Residences as well as other luxury resort projects such as The Nam Hai and Montgomerie Links Estate and worked as operations manager for Vietnam Sotheby’s International Realty.
After a successful career in the finance industry spanning across Europe and Asia within private banking and investment banking IT, Jochen Siepmann is now a mentor, trainer, and public speaker. He loves sharing his vast knowledge, experience, and expertise with his clients so they too can enjoy a passive income that sets them financially free and enables them to potentially retire early, take care of their families, and have more time available.
Jochen helps people to succeed in their investment journey with his “Property Apprentice” property investment program. He is also the author of several books and eBooks.
Steven the founder & CEO of RBI Holding Pte Ltd, brings with him more than 20 years of experience in managing businesses. Armed with a MBA and sound investment knowledge, he founded RBI in 2004 with the aim in providing new platforms in alternative investments for investors. Having an eye for sustainable and profitable investments, he ventured into the aquaculture industry. With the blessings of the AVA, he started a fish farm off Pulau Ubin and has grown his business ever since. Today, he has offices, farms and factories in Malaysia, United Kingdom, Sri Lanka, India and Papua New Guinea. Having taken aquaculture farming to new heights, he has now put it onto an investment platform for all investors to benefit as "Arm-Chair Farmers".
Nicholas is a trading strategist with KGI Fraser Securities Pte Ltd. His professional background stretches more than 25 years with front line experience at the world’s top investment banks.He has worked on the Institutional Sales and Trading desks of global investment banks in the leading financial centers of London, Hong Kong, Canada and Singapore. His market comments and insights are well covered by local and international media like The Straits Times, Business Times, Bloomberg, CNBC, Wall Street Journal, BBC, CNA, NOW TV and radio 938. He has also spoken and participated extensively in key trading and investment seminars across Singapore.