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Advisory Board Members & Trainers

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

boaz

DR BOAZ BOON

Senior Advisor to VestAsia

Advisor to DesignSingapore Council

Boaz holds a Ph.D from Cambridge University (UK). Prior to joining CapitaLand in 2001, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Real Estate (National University of Singapore). He has also spent some time in the Ministry of National Development in charge of Public Housing. He has been invited to teach and deliver papers in many institutions such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and Bank for International Settlement.


Boaz was headhunted to join Capitaland as its Senior Vice President for Strategic Research. He led the Capitaland’s Research team covering Asia- Pacific region’s economic and real estate markets. His research supported the investment and management of Capitaland’s over USD 50 billion investments in the region. He covered economic and real estate market research in China, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, India, UAE, Kazakhstan, Russia and London. His research covered the residential, office, retail, serviced apartment markets, integrated resorts, industrial and logistics space, and real estate financial products like REITs and Property Funds.


Other than conducting real estate research on the regional property markets that Capitaland has a presence and on emerging markets, he was also responsible for enhancing CapitaLand’s real estate and technical capabilities through the design and delivery of executive programmes under CLIMB (CapitaLand Institute of Management and Business) as well as external programmes and other platforms for real estate development & learning.


He delivered a holistic and integrated approach which included forging strategic partnerships with educational institutions and bringing Capitaland’s attention to the latest real estate innovations and thinking to the Group through news, case studies, speaker seminars and other collaborations. He effectively facilitated three signature courses within Capitaland, i.e., RE100, Integrated Real Estate Development and Fundamentals of Real Estate for more than 10 years in South East Asia, UAE and China. To date, Boaz has trained thousands of participants in these courses. In addition, Boaz is a certified ACTA (Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment) trainer under the Singapore Workforce Development Authority (WDA).

TRAINERS

agnes

MDM AGNES TAN

Paralegal – Vision Law LLC

Agnes Tan is a Paralegal with more than 20 years of experience in handling conveyancing transactions. Agnes graduated from Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore with a Diploma in Para-Legal Studies. She has been awarded Statements of Attainment for Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA), and is a qualified and competent WSQ trainer. She develops training materials and is an approved trainer for core Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities recognised by the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA) since 2011.

 

Passionate about the real estate industry, Agnes is generous when sharing her wealth of experience and knowledge acquired over the years. She conducts training and legal talks for real estate agencies – assisting and updating real estate salespersons on the development and current trends in the real estate industry.

alfred

MR ALFRED CHIA

CEO, SingCapital Pte Ltd

Alfred is the CEO of SingCapital, a Financial Advisory firm licensed by Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). He has more than 22 years of experience in the financial advisory field serving both individuals and corporations, and sits on the board of various real estate funds as a non-executive director.

 

Graduating from the National University of Singapore, Alfred also holds professional qualifications – Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Fellow Chartered Financial Planner (FChFP), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Singapore Accredited Mortgage Planner (SAMP).

 

An ardent believer in the power of education, Alfred strives to share his knowledge through as many conduits as possible. He is the Creator and Chief Trainer for the popular program, ‘Singapore Accredited Mortgage Planner’, for real estate and financial professionals. Alfred is also serving as FPAS (Financial Planning Association of Singapore) Editorial Board Chairman.

 

His insights and perspectives on various financial matters are widely sought after by numerous media channels from radio to TV.

eunice

MDM EUNICE LIM

Managing Director, Real Estate Training & Consultancy Pte Ltd

Master in Real Estate, Herroit Watt University

Bachelor of Business (RMIT)

CEHA (Common Examination for House Agents)

ACTA Certified (Advanced certificate in Training and Assessment)

DACE (Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education)

Eunice is committed to staying on top of the ever-changing real estate industry and the latest market conditions so that she is able to provide valuable insight into the industry when she is training her students.

 

An Associate Trainer at RCN for students enrolled in the Real Estate Agency (REA) course, she takes the welfare of the students and the reputation of the centre very seriously.

 

Real estate deeply interests Eunice and as such she has steadily built her credibility through the various real estate certifications. She has also built her credibility in adult education to complement her real estate qualifications. In addition to her existing credentials, she is currently pursuing her Masters in Professional Education with NTU/NIE.

rayney

MR RAYNEY WONG

The Bachelor of Laws (Hons) Advocate & Solicitor

Vision Law LLC

A lawyer by profession, Rayney has been practising Conveyancing and Real Estate Law for over 28 years. Following his passion for property investment, Rayney over the years assiduously acquired a wealth of experience and knowledge in the buying and selling of properties.

 

Well versed in law and taxation matters related to the property market, through seminars, lectures, and talks, Rayney has enlightened bankers, real estate agents, financial advisors, and members of the public on the intricacies of property investment. He has also personally coached numerous real estate agents, and on many occasions, saved more than a few from legal pitfalls.

 

A firm believer in lifelong learning, Rayney willingly imparts his vast accumulated knowledge and business acumen with his students at RCN where he conducts the CPD course.

terence

MR TERENCE TAN

Director (Alpha Law LLC)

Advocate and Solicitor (Supreme Court of Singapore)

Master of Law (Commercial Law, Merit), London University

Bachelor of Laws (Hons, Second Class Upper), National University of Singapore

Terence Tan, LLM, ACCA (Grad), Advocate and Solicitor for 20 years, is a specialist legal trainer and consultant. He formerly lectured at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore on Trusts Law. Mr Tan also teaches classes for various Australian University programs in Singapore. On top of that, he conducted many seminars for multinational corporations and statutory boards including Singapore Technologies, Yokogawa Engineering, Mediacorp etc. Recently, he has been conducting lectures on real estate law for real estate agencies such as ERA, C & H Properties and MORE Properties.

 

Terence was named in Parliament by the then Minister of Law for his comments on a loophole in the proposed Bankruptcy Act in 1995. His comments on bankruptcy legislation were expressly discussed by the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

 

Currently, Terence is the Director of Alpha Law LLC. He is lecturer at Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, Kaplan Singapore and legal and business consultant to Pinnacle Crystal Pte Ltd and Wellmix Organics (Int’l) Pte Ltd.

patrick

MR PATRICK ONG TAIN SHEN

Associate Division Director

Recruiter and Trainer

Real Centre International Pte Ltd

Mr Patrick Ong has more than 26 years of experience in sales and marketing management. He have held several management positions throughout his previous career before he started his real estate career in 2009.

 

Patrick is an active real estate practitioner with years of experience in both HDB and Private residential properties. He is currently leading a team of RES focus in residential sale, rental and project transactions.

 

Patrick is very passionate to impart his knowledge, experiences and soft skill sets including different sale behaviours, people skills, sale performance and personal development. He is an ACTA (Advanced Certificate Training and Assessment) certified trainer.

nicholas

MR NICHOLAS NAH

Business Development Director (Real Centre Holding)

Mr Nicholas Nah is the Business Development Director of Real Centre Holding Pte. Ltd. He is also the Associate Team/Division Director of Real Centre International where he provides mentorship and training to sales associates. Nick is a CPD trainer for Real Centre Network and his course “Art of Effective Negotiation and Closing” is popular among RCN students and graduates.

kent

MR KENT SOO

Group Associate Director (Real Centre International)

Kent Soo is the Group Associate Director of Real Centre International with over 12 years of experience in the real estate industry. Previously from Knight Frank, Kent is popular with RCN students for our signature Real Estate Salesperson (RES) course. He is also a Real Estate Agency (REA) and CPD trainer for courses such as Marketing Singapore’s Real Estate with Draft Master Plan 2019, Private Residential, HDB Leasing and Sales. Kent is a certified NLP coach.

chris

MR CHRIS KOH

Director and Key Executive Officer (Chris International)

Mr Chris Koh is the Director and Key Executive Officer of Chris International. As a veteran in the real estate industry with more than 23 years of experience, Chris’ views and comments are regularly quoted in the media.

 

Chris has conducted many real estate related courses, sales training programs and corporate boot camps. He is also a certified profiling-trainer, fully-equipped with the knowledge to help participants understand people around them better.

 

Proficient in addressing both large assemblies and small groups, Chris has conducted talks for organizations such as the Republic of Singapore Air Force, AXA Life Insurance Singapore Pte Ltd, Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited, Standard Chartered Bank and many more. Chris is also currently a CPD and RES trainer for Real Centre Network.

moses

MR MOSES CHEW

Partner (Estate Exchange Consulting)

Mr Moses Chew is a Partner of Estate Exchange Consulting which specializes in property valuation and project consultancy. Previously from SIA, Moses was responsible for space planning and property contracts management of the SIA Group. He has spear-headed the purchases of SIA offices worldwide and oversees the renovations, refurbishments and development of SIA’s office in Los Angeles, Madrid, Fukuoka, Brisbane, Berlin, New York and Beijing. Moses is a Licensed Appraiser for land and buildings in Singapore and he holds a MBA and a Bachelor’s of Science in Estate Management from NUS. Moses has been appointed as an Adjunct Assoc. Professor with the Department of Real Estate at NUS.

cheryl

MS CHERYL SUM

Managing Director, FX Consultancy Services Pte Ltd

Business Consultant & Professional Development Coach

National University of Singapore, Bachelor of Science in Real Estate (Hons)

Cheryl has more than 9 years of experience in the real estate industry. She specialises in providing consultancy and coaching services in the areas of business organization; human resource capabilities; workflow efficiency; consumers and product strategies to real estate companies across the South East Asia region.

 

A certified business coach in Singapore, Cheryl has coached over 1,600 business leaders and employees from SMEs in Singapore and Vietnam till date. She is often invited as a key speaker for various inauguration, business and entrepreneurship seminars held in Singapore and key developing cities in Malaysia and Vietnam. As a subject expert, Cheryl is often featured and interviewed on various online media and news agencies in Singapore and Vietnam.

 

Cheryl is currently an associate lecturer at Coleman College.

harry

MR HARRY YEO

MBA (Oklahoma City University, USA)

ACIS, ACIB, CFP, FChFP, CIPS, ACTA

Mr Harry Yeo is a real estate practitioner and trainer. He has a total of 45 years of work experience, with 22 years of teaching experience in real estate courses. Prior to joining the real estate industry, he has held senior executive positions at various financial institutions in Singapore, Malaysia and New Zealand. Harry started his teaching career in 1996 by preparing students for the CEHA. To-date, he has taught thousands of students who have successfully passed the various real estate examinations.

 

Harry holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Oklahoma City University of U.S.A., a Certificate-in-CEHA, Certificate-in-REA, Certificate-in-RES and Certificate in Conveyancing Law from SIM University. He is also a fully qualified ACTA certified-trainer for WDA’s Singapore Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) training programme.

tee

DR TAN TEE KHOON

Country Manager, PropertyGuru.com.sg

Former 1st Vice-President, SEAA Ltd

Former Executive Director & Head, Residential (Project Marketing), Knight Frank Singapore

Dr Tan Tee Khoon is currently Country Manager of a leading proptech company in Singapore. With 50 staff under his charge, Tee Khoon is responsible for the sales strategy and growth of the Singapore business. He was formerly the KEO of KF Property Network Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Knight Frank Singapore. He was also the immediate past 1st Vice-President of SEAA Ltd.

 

Tee Khoon has lectured in certification and undergraduate courses for real estate from 1996 to 2002. His credentials include BSc (Building), MBA and PhD (Education, Training & Performance Management). Tee Khoon was also adjunct lecturer at Ngee Ann Polytechnic in 2005. Recently he became an ICAgile certified Team Facilitator and Coach, and is a qualified English teacher to students of other languages.

primus

MR PRIMUS YUAN

ACTA Certified

Primus is an entrepreneur, realtor and a trainer. He started off training at a young age of 19 as an Army combat engineer bridging instructor. He joined real estate at age 21 and he has gained exposure and valuable experiences as a realtor in different segment of the market.

 

As an advocator of lifelong learning, he continuously learn different educational theories and methodologies to design, develop and deliver training courses. He has been conducting training and mentoring in the real estate industry for the last 25+ years.

 

Since then, he has trained thousands of salespersons in various real estate training and personal development programmes including CPD courses, sales and leadership boot camp. As part of his own pay it forward initiatives, he is determined to share his knowledge and skills in helping the young real estate salesperson to succeed in the industry. His favourite quote: “How much you earn will depends on how much you learn”

kheng

MR HAUW KHENG LIP

M.Sc.(Real Estate) and B.Sc.(Estate Management), NUS

Graduated with a B.Sc. (Estate Management) and M. Sc. (Real Estate) from National University of Singapore, Kheng Lip started his real estate career in 1986 holding senior positions with various listed real estate developers specializing in marketing of commercial real estate and managing a diversified portfolio ranging from office buildings, shopping malls to large mixed-use developments. His last appointment was General Manager(Commercial Marketing) of UOL Group Limited. Responsible for the re-positioning/re-branding of United Square Shopping Mall to a Kids Learning Mall with premier enrichment centres and Velocity@Novena Square into a lifestyle sports mall, Kheng Lip was also instrumental in securing key office tenants like Procter & Gamble Asia, Total Asia and CPF Board under UOL Group’s office portfolio.

 

A licensed appraiser registered with the Inland Revenue of Singapore and a certified trainer for RES and CPD courses approved by CEA, Kheng Lip is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors & Valuers(SISV) and an Associate Faculty at the School of Science & Technology of Singapore University of Social Sciences(SUSS).

kelvin

MR KELVIN CHUANG KENG SENG

One of the Top Realtor in his Real Estate Agency since 2004

Appointed Project Chief in Various Real Estate Projects

Mr Kelvin Chuang has many years of experience dealing with both residential and commercial property since he entered the industry in 1999. He specialises in the marketing of commercial / industrial real estates.

 

He has also trained many top-notch real estate agents. Many remained top producers in the industry today. In 2013 We (Asia Business Management Pte Ltd) also formed Commercial Elite Team, members consist of different agencies agents that interested in focus in commercial properties. We regularly conduct sharing and training twice a month for all members on analysis in real estate market trends and related issues.

shanmugam

MR SHANMUGAM S/O SUPPIAH

Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore

David holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of London and Master of Business Administration degree from Victoria University. He has many years of legal experience in the private sector and he is presently working in a law firm, and Mr. David Shanmugam is also an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.

 

Over the years, he has conducted legal training for the corporate sector on the various practical legal issues facing the corporate field and has lectured for many training institutions, on Business and Company Law. His forte is in the field of corporate and commercial drafting of contracts, including company matters. Mr. David Shanmugam has conducted legal training programmes for Singapore Association Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, National University of Singapore Continuing Education.

patrick

MR PATRICK OEI

Principal Consultant of Paragon Dynamics

Patrick is a versatile Trainer/Consultant who has trained and lectured at many companies and Institution of Higher Learning and also personally coached quite a few CEOs privately. 


Equipped in Civil Engineering, Admin Management, Organisation & Methods, Marketing, Management Consultancy and Marketing Management, Plus High Honors in an MBA in International Finance and Marketing. He also has qualifications in Training and Development and has also been certified by the American Management Association AMA as a Trainer.


As a Belbin Certified Facilitator, he has helped Teams work better in a work or common-team environment. As a Master Clinical Psychotherapist, He has conducted and helped many in Mindfulness and those with other issues.
He has worked in Engineering, Plant Management, Building Development, Special Projects, Sales and Marketing and then setting up a Japanese Local Joint Venture from scratch and was its 1st COO,


He is the first in SE Asia to earn the Distinguished Toastmaster DTM award twice, and has served in various leadership positions from President to the highest level in the district which spans over many countries as it highest ranking Officer as the District Governor now known as District Director. He was elected globally to the International Board of Directors in 2014.


1st 3 persons to be awarded the Crystal Award by the then National Productivity Board, Patrick has presented and hosted numerous Overseas Delegations. Patrick has conducted various Programmes from Presentation Skills, Letter Writing, Change Management, Mindfulness, for numerous companies over the last 30 years. Patrick has been featured on 93.8FM Mediacorp, Capital TV in Malaysia and also Berita Satu TV in Indonesia.

mark

MR MARK BARNABAS LEE

B.Eng (Hons), CRMP, CRP, PCP, ACDP, ACTA, CMC, CBA

Mark Barnabas is currently an independent consultant providing advisory services and training for Personal Data Protection related programs including Fundamentals of the Personal Data Protection Act with Approved Training Organisations in Singapore like the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and NTUC Learning Hub.

He speaks actively about privacy and data protection at seminars, conferences and through his YouTube Channel – Data Protection Pal. In his advocacy for responsible and ethical business with good governance, he has invented Data Heist, the first ever card game developed to educate players on cyber hygiene and data protection. He hopes to further develop it into an app and create more learning tools to promote good practices in privacy and data protection.


With his depth of experience in operations management and risk; having managed a travel agency, events company, training company coupled with his regional experiences having lived and worked in Malaysia, Philippines and China, he will certainly be an asset to his clients in his knowledge, skills and cultural sensitivity.

taco

MR TACO HEIDINGA

Sales & Marketing Expert, Business Growth Expert

Taco has been involved in real estate for more than a decade covering different segments of the industry, from being a property manager to real estate agent, team-leader and now – a coach. Having helped establish a huge international real estate franchise in Malaysia, Taco has decided to pursue his passion and help change the real estate industry in South Asia through training and coaching. Taco is also a passionate mentor to real estate professionals who are just getting started in the world of property sales.

alexander

MR ALEXANDER SEE

Real Estate Entrepreneur, No. 1 Biz Coach in M’sia

Having joined a boutique developer 8 years ago, Alex made his way to becoming a team leader of a small team, selling luxury condominium units ranging from RM4 million up to RM20 million. 5 years into the industry, Alex went on to become one of the youngest certified business coaches in South East Asia with an international coaching franchise.

 

Alex is extremely passionate in helping real estate leaders & business owners succeed in the property industry. Alex has a wide range of experience, helping multiple entreprenuers from different industries grow, scale and systematize their business.

hendrik

MR HENDRIK HO

Co-Founder and Social Media Marketing Specialist, SEOciety Pte Ltd

Hendrick is experienced with national-level and cross-border social media marketing campaigns, using both English and Chinese marketing platforms such as Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, WeChat, Baidu, etc. He has helped numerous clients and partners to gain entry and expand into the China market using Digital Marketing Tools such as WeChat, Baidu, Douyin etc.


Hendrick has more than 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. Along with project and event management, Hendrick is also known for his ability to create innovative technology-based products and systems. He was previously in a MNC where he set up Business-to-Business online platforms, and customised solutions for consumer products and services. He was also leading the New Media team in a Statutory Board to develop strategic social media products and national programmes in the Health and Wellness sector. Hendrick has a deep passion to help people, especially those who are underprivileged, to empower them to fulfil their potential and spur them towards self-sufficiency and better employment. His experience includes founding a social enterprise to alleviate poverty in Asian developing countries through arts and its creative form, and mentoring in local non-profit organisations.

lewis

MR LEWIS WU

International Consultant for Information Technology and Geospatial Masterplan

Lewis Wu has more than 30 years of experience in the information technology industry. He has led the implementation and deployment of major national computerisation projects such as the company and business registration system BizFile; land registration systems, geospatial/map platforms OneMap and land information service INLIS; as well as the info-communication infrastructure supporting the APEC2009 Singapore world event.

 

He has worked as an international consultant to China ZhuHai city government, Vietnam, Bhutan and Kingdom of Oman on their smart city, information technology and geospatial masterplan.

With a passion for learning and development, he had been an adjunct academia with the local/overseas tertiary institutions and universities for more than 25 years.

 

He graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Sciences, and from the University of Birmingham with a Master of Business Administration with Distinction. He has professional certifications from CIM(UK), COMIT, and CITPM.

arthur

MR ARTHUR LEE BENG SAN

B.Sc.(Estate Management), GDFM, CIM Dip (Marketing), M.Sc. (Real Estate), ACTA, MSISV (Agency & Marketing)

Arthur Lee Beng San had lectured with the Singapore Polytechnic, IBMEC College, and ASREA.

 

He is foremost: Academically qualified with both a B.Sc. (Estate Management), M.Sc. (Real Estate) from NUS, Professionally recognized and designated by SISV as MSISV (Agency & Marketing), Extensively Experienced as a practicing Industrial Realtor of 19 years, having closed a wide range of landed industrial property deals with corporate entities such as AMD (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Mapletree REIT, and many other companies. He was a multi-million dollar club member whilst he was with DTZ Debenham Tie & Leung (SEA) Pte Ltd.

 

Most importantly, he will be able to provide proper guidance and to teach CEA registered Agents how to navigate through SLA’s INLIS, URA’s websites and the various Industrial Property markets so as to close landed industrial property deals professionally.