EARLY BIRD PASS UNTIL 4 SEPT

Transforming with Technology: The Role of Real Estate for a Sustainable Future

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 15:15 - 16:05

Location: Change Makers Stage

Redefining Value

Overview

The real estate industry plays a crucial role in the city’s sustainable future, both from the climate perspective and as a cornerstone of our social well-beings. Transformation has taken off with technology and innovation fuelling a new ecosystem.

Learnings

  • How sustainability has been factored into strategic agendas of developers and real estate investors
  • Where do we see technological innovation create solutions, environmental and social, to deliver real impact to businesses and communities
  • What are some challenges and how can we foster a collaborative PropTech ecosystem in Hong Kong

Speakers

MODERATOR

Rainie Pan

Managing Director

Hong Kong PropTech Association

Rainie Pan

Managing Director

Hong Kong PropTech Association

Ms. Rainie Pan is the Managing Director of the Hong Kong PropTech Association, an independent organisation that aims to build a collaborative ecosystem around real estate technology stakeholders. Rainie serves in mentor and advisor capacities at a few NGOs and startup programs, and she is also a seasoned management consultant by training serving as a Principal at Oliver Wyman.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

The three SDGs that are dear to my heart and I hope to see & contribute to positive changes in Hong Kong are: Reduced Inequalities (#10), Sustainable Cities and Communities (#11) and Partnerships for the Goals (#17)

Francois Chabaudie

CEO

Neoma

Francois Chabaudie

CEO

Neoma

Francois heads up Neoma, a tech company delivering seamless and personalized property experiences powered by AI. On a mission to enable people-first spaces, where everyone’s interactions in physical spaces are personalized and stress-free, Neoma has created 350k+ customer journeys across millions of sqf.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

My sustainability goals focus first on helping real estate owners and operators reduce their energy consumption by uncovering space usage analytics. I also wish to make manual customer data search a thing of the past to help their staff get peace of mind.

Jayne Chan

Head, StartmeupHK

InvestHK

Jayne Chan

Head, StartmeupHK

InvestHK

Jayne is Head of StartmeupHK at InvestHK, the government department responsible for attracting and retaining Foreign Direct Investment into Hong Kong. StartmeupHK is InvestHK’s startup division, aimed at attracting innovative startups, investors and other stakeholders to Hong Kong. Its objectives are to provide a one-stop service platform to support these companies setting up in the city, promote Hong Kong as a premier startup destination and help build the ecosystem to transform the city into a global hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.

Prior to joining InvestHK, Jayne was Executive Director at TiE, a global non-profit network focused on fostering entrepreneurship, and management roles at advertising & digital agencies, startup investor & incubator, tech consulting and manufacturing companies.

Jayne has a BSc(Hons) in Zoology from the University of Edinburgh.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Elimination of single use plastics, better management of construction waste, effective removal of ocean waste

Jason Lam

Director

Gaw Capital

Jason Lam

Director

Gaw Capital

Jason oversees APAC (ex-China) Asset Management at Gaw Capital, with a strong focus on executing core value-add strategies and portfolio positioning. Given real estate’s scale and tangibility, Jason is excited to partner up with proptechs that bring strategic win-win growth on the portfolio level and sustainable impact on the asset level. Prior to joining Gaw Capital, Jason was Managing Director at a North-American Developer, overseeing their APAC M&A investments and development.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Bridging sustainability and innovation with fiduciary and commercial viability

Kevin Lee

Head of Smart Facilities Management

SOCAM

Kevin Lee

Head of Smart Facilities Management

SOCAM

Kevin Lee is the Head of Smart Facilities Management at SOCAM Development Limited (SOCAM), a member of the Shui On Group. Prior to joining SOCAM, Kevin was an Executive Director at a global investment bank, with a focus on investing in renewable energy and digital infrastructure in Asia-Pacific.

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