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Indonesia Real Estate Conference 2012

Maximising Real Estate Investment & Business Growth Oppertunities in Indonesia

Four Seasons Hotel - Jakarta, Indonesia
9th & 10th July 2012

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Conference Chairpersons

Rusmin Lawin
Secretary General
FIABCI (International Real Estate Federation) Asia Pacific

Rusmin Lawin, born and raised in Medan, North Sumatra, holds various roles in business, political and social organizations and is recognized as one of the well-respected young leaders both within Indonesia and the ASEAN Region. Rusmin commenced his own property development company 16 years ago after graduating from Law School at University of North Sumatra 1994 where he was also Candidate of Master of Public Notary, University of North Sumatra. Rusmin currently holds several strategic positions in both domestic and International business organizations including serving as Secretary General of FIABCI Asia Pacific Regional Secretariat (2012-2014), Deputy Secretary General of the National Real Estate Of Indonesia (REI) 2010 - 2013, Vice President of Medan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) 2003-2013 and Committee Member of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) Sub-Regional Cooperation of ASEAN.


Chris Antonius
Country Managing Director
Rumah.com (PropertyGuru Group)

“Chris Antonius is the Country Managing Director of Rumah.com (PT Allproperty Media), part of the PropertyGuru Group of companies, Asia's largest network of property portals. His purpose is to transform the way Indonesians buy, sell, and invest in property, using Rumah.com. “We also want to help Indonesians find their next house and build their next home,” he says. Chris joined Rumah.com in March 2012. Before that, he worked as Country Manager for JobStreet Indonesia from during 2008 – 2012. Under his leadership, the company grew from a small company to a dominant market share leader in Indonesia market. He also have experiences working for Banking and Property Management in Singapore and Indonesia. Chris speaks trilingual: Bahasa Indonesia, English, and Mandarin. He is a people person, who gets along with people of all walks. He is also effective at coaching, developing, and motivating his team.”

Regulators and Government Agencies

Dr Iskandar Salleh
Ministry of Housing (Kemenpera), Republic of Indonesia


Lucky Eko Wuryanto
Deputy for Infrastructure and Regional Development Coordination
Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs, Republic of Indonesia

Real Estate & Property Developers

Handaka Santosa
Vice Chairman (2010 - 2013)
Realestat Indonesia (REI)

Mr Santosa was born in 20 April 1956. Since 2005, he has been the CEO of Senayan City and from 2010 onwards, he has been the Vice President Director of PT Agung Podomoro Land Tbk. He has had over 30 years of experience in the retail and property industry. He was previously the Executive Director of SOGO Indonesia and Chairman of the Indonesian Retail Merchant Association. Mr Santosa serves on a range of industry & professional organizations including: from 2008 - 2013, as a Committee Member of the Real Estate & Property of Employers’ Association of Indonesia; from 2010 - 2013, as the Chairman of the Indonesian Shopping Centres Association Jakarta Region; and from 2010 - 2015, as Vice Committee of Commercial Property of Indonesian Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He graduated in 1981 as a S-1 Civil Engineer from Diponegoro University, Indonesia.


Bacelius Ruru, SH, LLM
President Commissioner
PT Jababeka Tbk

Mr Bacelius Ruru, S.H., LL.M. M has been the President Commissioner of PT Jababeka since 2006. Mr. Ruru has over 35 years of working experience. From 1983 to 1999, he served in various positions with the Ministry of Finance, including Directorate General of State Owned Enterprises, Chairman of the Capital Market Supervisory Agency (Bapepam), and more. From 2001 to 2004, he served with the Ministry of State Owned Enterprises in various positions including Deputy Minister for Mining & Agriculture, Deputy Minister in charge of internal supervision & control of the Ministry, as well as Secretary of the Ministry of State Owned Enterprises. From 2001 to 2003, Mr Ruru chaired the Jakarta Initiative Task Force (JITF), an organization that was formed by the Government to handle the settling of corporate debts over Rp. 100 billion, focusing on foreign debts, which up to December 2003 successfully restructured debts of US $ 26.8 billion. From 2007 to 2011, Mr Ruru was the Secretary, National Team for enchantments of Export and Investment Increase (PEPI) with the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board. Mr Ruru has been Chairman / Member of various committee/working teams to handle /settle any kinds of task forces at Ministry of Finance and Ministry of State-owned Enterprises. He has also been Chairman of Indonesian Capital Market Arbitration Board (BAPMI) and Chairman of Indonesian Quality Award (IQA) since 2005. He is the Chairman and Founder of BUMN Executive Club since 2003. Mr Ruru is also President Commissioner in a range of companies including PT Bursa Efek Jakarta (2001 to 2008), PT. Perusahaan Pengelola Aset (Persero) (2004 - 2008); PT Telkom Tbk (2000 -2004), PT Tuban Petrochemical Industries (since 2003), PT Polychem Indonesia (since 2004) and PT Agung Podomoro Land Tbk since 2011. Mr Ruru graduated with a degree in International Law from the University of Indonesia in 1975 and received a Master of Law (LL.M.) majoring in International Law, Corporation and Foreign Investment from Harvard University in 1981.


Ishak Chandra
Managing Director - Corporate Strategy & Services
Sinar Mas Land

Ishak Chandra started his carreer with Astra International as Management Trainee and has numerous position in some other big group in Indonesia such as LIPPO LAND Development, SALIM Group & SINAR MAS Group. Currently Mr. Chandra serves as the Managing Director - Corporate Strategy & Services of Sinar Mas Land, the property business arm of Sinar Mas Group which is comprised of PT. Bumi Serpong Damai, Tbk and PT. Duta Pertiwi, Tbk. With his extensive 20 years experience Real Estate Industry focusing in property development & investment, commercial leasing, corporate strategy and business development, currently Mr. Chandra has actively leaded a number of Joint Venture & Strategic Partnership initiatives as a part of Sinar Mas Land’s corporate strategic expansion. Mr. Chandra holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Graduate School of Business, University of Central Arkansas, USA and Bachelor of Economic Law from University of Indonesia (UI)


Lim Seng Bin
General Manager (Indonesia)
Keppel Land International Limited

Mr Lim is General Manager (Indonesia) of Keppel Land, the property arm of the Keppel Group, one of Singapore’s largest multinational groups with key businesses in offshore and marine, infrastructure as well as property. He is a director of Keppel Land’s various subsidiaries in Singapore and Indonesia. He is also the President Director of Jakarta Garden City - a 270 ha township project in Jakarta.Mr Lim has 27 years of experience in construction, development and real estate in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Myanmar and Taiwan. Since joining Keppel Land in 1991, Mr Lim has participated in the development and management of a wide range of projects – from residential, office, retail, hotel, golf resort to township. Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia, he has been involved in Indonesia for over 20 years and has taken up posting to different parts of the country. Mr Lim graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Second Class Upper Honours and a Master of Science (Civil Engineering). He also has a Master of Business Administration from University of Hull, UK and has attended Cornell-NUS Hospitality Management Program.

Hospitality Professionals

Bill Barnett
Managing Director
C9 Hotelworks

Bill Barnett is the Founder and Managing Director of C9 Hotelworks. C9 is a leading hospitality and property advisory firm in Asia Pacific. With a wide range of clients including private equity firms, financial institutions, listed companies and private developers C9 continues to be active in the Indonesian hotel and real estate landscape. Bill is a noted industry analyst with 27 years of experience in the region who publishes market intelligence and regular sector updates. He is a columnist for a number of leading newspapers, and Property Report South East Asia. He has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC and CNN.


Eric J. Levy
Managing Director
Tourism Solutions International (TSI)

Based in Singapore for 20 years, Eric is the Managing Director of TSI, a hospitality investment firm that in addition to its investment and asset management activities, conducts select advisory work that is related to investment within the industry. Eric has over 30 years experience in hotel operations and development, development advisory and private equity. He was, until recently, the Senior Vice President – Growth and Development of Pan Pacific Hotels Group. Prior to that, he was involved (as a Principal) in two successful hospitality investment and advisory firms, Octagon Capital Partners and Tourism Solutions International. These firms have completed successful hotel investments in Asia and provided advisory services to a variety of international hotel companies. His past held positions include Director and Senior Partner of Horwath Asia Pacific and Executive Vice President of Colony Capital in Asia Pacific.


Kevin Wallace
President & CEO
Jebel Ali International Hotels

Kevin Wallace is currently the President and CEO of Jebel Ali International Hotel , based in Dubai, UAE. Jebel Ali own and operate five luxury resort hotels in the UAE with over 700 rooms and have signed multiple third party management contracts for luxury resorts in Sri Lanka, Thailand, Maldives, Seychelles , India and Vietnam. Mr. Wallace has over 25 years experience in the hospitality industry in all major leisure real estate markets around the world where he has conceived, developed, operated and managed numerous mixed use hotel and integrated resort projects involving residential real estate, serviced apartments, commercial centres, golf courses and marinas. He was also President of Centara International Management, Thailand ‘s leading hotel group and one of the largest resort management companies in the world where he orchestrated the growth of the company four fold over a three year period and from Thailand alone to ten countries. Prior to that he was President and CEO of Wyndham Worldwide‘s NorthCourse Leisure Real Estate Solutions, President and CEO of Grand Circle Cruise Lines and President and CFO of Mirage Resorts and Hotels.


Wiryanti Sukamdani
Indonesia Hotel & Restaurant Association (IHRA)

Investment, Banking and Finance Companies

Frank Khoo
Global Head of Asia
AXA Real Estate

Frank was appointed Global Head of Asia for AXA REIM in 2008. He oversees all investment and asset management activities in the Asia Pacific region and is responsible for all Asian investment funds. Frank has more than 15 years direct experience in real estate investment and management. Prior to joining AXA REIM, he was with the Pacific Star Group, a boutique Pan Asian real estate investment house headquartered in Singapore, where he was instrumental in the launching of several funds. Before that, he spent substantial years in Guthrie GTS Ltd, a Singapore mainboard listed property company as Director of all overseas projects and was also President Director of PT Wisma Nusantara International and PT Guthrie Jaya Indah Resort, both real estate investment and development companies based in Indonesia. Frank was also Executive Director of PhileoLand Bhd, a real estate company listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange. He started off his training in corporate finance in Capitalcorp Securities Bhd, a listed stockbroking house in Malaysia specializing in mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and initial public offerings. Frank holds a MBA (Accountancy) from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, a bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours) and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Queensland in Australia. He is also a qualified Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Singapore. Frank is also Co-Chairman, Real Estate Committee of the European Chamber of Commerce (EUCCK) in Korea.


Michael Geh
International Director
Cambria Property Group

Michael is a Senior Vice-President of Raine & Horne International Zaki + Partners Sdn Bhd, a Property Consultancy & Valuation Surveying firm. Michael regularly travels to Australia for business and has strong ties with Perth, Western Australia. He is familiar with the Australian property markets and as a valuer and real estate agent, is totally aware of the huge potential for targeted, structured and well managed overseas investment and development. Michael currently holds several strategic positions and affiliations, including international affiliated member of FIABCI, Member of National Association of Realtors (NAS) US, NAR's Certified International Property Specialist Network (CIPS) US, member of the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) and Fellow of the Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (FISM). Academically, Geh holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Valuation & Land Economics, Curtin University of Technology, Australia. He is also a Registered Valuer & Real Estate Agent.


Eugene Leow
Economist (Indonesia and Philippines)
DBS Bank

Eugene Leow is an economist with DBS Bank in Singapore. He joined DBS in June 2011 and currently specializes in Indonesia and the Philippines. In his prior position in a research house, he was an analyst for several economies across the Southeast Asia region. His field of experience also covers a broad range of financial markets including equities, fixed income and forex. Eugene graduated with honors from the Singapore Management University with a Bachelor of Science (Economics) and a second major in Finance.


Nicholas Fraser
Strategic Investment Advisor - South East Asia
Palladium Group

Nicholas Fraser is currently Strategic Investment Advisor to Palladium Group – South East Asia. Palladium Group is a privately owned 100 year old global real estate and investment group with offices in Europe, USA and the Middle East. He has 25 years of real estate development and investment management experience. In Indonesia, he has held senior roles with Napan Group and Rajawali Corporation between 1994 to 1998. Nicholas has also held senior roles in Italy, Spain, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Brazil. He was a board director of UK real estate fund manager Cordea Savills SGR. He has managed developments and investments valued at more than US$5 billion end value through his career.


Joanna Deborah Rembeth
SVP, Head of Consumer Loan
PT. Bank Commonwealth

Joanna Deborah Rembeth has 19 years experiences in the banking industry (both local & foreign banks), especially in Mortgage & Consumer Loan. She also involved in people development through trainings in several banks. Her educational background was Agronomy from UKSW and she received a Masters degree in Education from Pelita Harapan University (specializing in Instructional Technology). Currently she is heading the Consumer Loan business unit in Commonwealth Indonesia. PT Bank Commonwealth is the first Bank entering expatriate home loan market, since BI amended the regulation in 2005.


Irman A Zahiruddin
Mortgage & Consumer Banking Director
PT Bank Tabungan Negara (Persero) Tbk

Age 49, Mr Zahiruddin was appointed as Bank BTN’s Director in December 2007. He has held the position of Director of Consumer Group PT Bank Permata Tbk, Executive Director of Perbanas (Indonesian Banks Association), Director of GE Capital and PT GE Astra Finance. He started his career at Citibank in 1989. Mr Zahiruddin received his Master in Finance & Investment from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, USA, in 1988 and finished his Certified Wealth Management in Erasmus University-MM UGM Jakarta. He attended Mastercard International workshop in Rome, Italy in 2006, Course of Study in Housing Finance held by Wharton School University of Pennsylvania USA in 2008. He also participated in Executive Education Program at Cambridge, UK in 2010. He is also currently the Chairman of Perbanas Consumer Banking Community.

Real Estate & Property Industry Advisors

Johannes Spies
PT Townland International

Johannes Spies is an advisory, planning and design Director of Master Planning, Urban Design and Landscape works. His 13 years experience covers strategic studies and projects for public and private sector clients in the, inter alia, real estate, tourism, industrial and sports industries. He has received international recognition for professional excellence, including awards from the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) and the Institute of Landscape Architects of South Africa (ILASA). He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects (HKILA) and also a Registered Landscape Architect. Johannes has a particular interest in developing responsible environmental and sustainable green solutions through Master Planning. He heads Design Development for the Townland Group and is in charge of Townland’s Jakarta Office, from which he directs strategic projects focused on the Indonesia, Vietnam and other ASEAN markets.


Eddy Leks
Managing Partner
Leks & Co

Eddy Leks is the founder and Managing Partner of Leks&Co. Having a legal career in mind, he started his experience in general corporate/commercial and general litigation practice area. He later joined Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (HHP), an affiliated law office of Baker&McKenzie. There, he worked in the capital market, general corporate/commercial, taxation, foreign investment and customs practice areas. He left his position in HHP to join PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk, one of the biggest property and real estate development and investment company in Indonesia, where he rose to become a legal senior manager. His main responsibilities included managing the company's general corporate/commercial issues, build-operate-transfer project, and acquisition of shares and assets of property projects. When Eddy joined PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk, he was one of the youngest legal managers in the company. As a lawyer, Eddy Leks has actively involved in many of major corporate and real estate transactions. His experiences include, among others, (i) project acquisition of shares or assets of major national corporation and major multinational corporation, (ii) giving legal advice and actively preparing a build, operate and transfer agreement (iii) giving legal advice and strategy for the corporate action's purposes, especially when there is significant necessity for watchfulness and (iv) proposing the best corporate structure for the business transaction. Mr. Eddy Leks is a recommended attorney by Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Global Law Expert in the field of real estate law in Indonesia. He has also achieved a Certificate of Introduction to International Commercial Dispute conducted by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Robert Gordon University‖ which gained him Associate membership in the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


Rahayu Ningsih Hoed
Managing Partner
Makarim & Taira S.

Rahayu Ningsih Hoed has experience in almost every aspect of legal practice from major land acquisitions for infrastructure to mining projects, from project finance for large size power plants and from mass termination of employment to arbitration. Yayuk is a renowned lawyer in the real estate practice, especially known for her effective negotiating skills and work in major land purchases. She is the Head of the Dispute Resolution department at the Firm, also a sworn translator and has authored/co-authored many significant publications. Clients complimented her advice as “incredible, extremely well-considered”, ensuring that deals always involve “remarkable levels of risk management”.


Todd Lauchlan
Country Head
Jones Lang LaSalle Indonesia

Todd Lauchlan is a seasoned real estate professional with over 17 years of experience, including more than 13 years working and living Internationally. Currently holding the position as the Country Head for Jones Lang LaSalle in Indonesia, he is responsible for the management and performance of the Indonesian office. He has been involved in many innovative property market initiatives throughout his career, with specialties in commercial leasing, residential sales and marketing, development advisory and investment sales. Todd often speaks about the real estate market at various industry seminars and events, he has also frequently been called upon to comment and write on the property market by top-tier media. He is also currently serves as the Head of Property Working Group for EuroCham Indonesia. He holds a post-graduate Diploma in Property Investment and Development from Lincoln University, New Zealand and a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Marketing from University of Canterbury.


Victoria Kate Burrows
Manager – Building Performance
The GreenAsia Group

Victoria joined The GreenAsia Group in July 2011. Victoria was previously a Senior Sustainable Design Consultant for Inbuilt Design in UK. She brings cutting-edge knowledge and case studies to the region, along with her skills in developing business plans for clients, energy and carbon management strategies and advising on energy efficient building design to Southeast Asia. As a BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) Accredited Professional, she is qualified to provide comprehensive design advice for a range of building types. Victoria has been involved in delivering training courses and ‘toolbox talks’ to major clients and contractors to ensure the importance of reducing environmental impact is understood at all levels.


Dr. J Scott Younger OBE PhD FICE
President Commissioner
Glendale Partners and PT Nusantara Infrastructure

With degrees in Engineering from Glasgow, UC Berkeley and Hong Kong, Dr Younger is a recognized leader in infrastructure development across Asia, having held a range of senior academic, consulting and business development roles in Hong Kong, Thailand and Indonesia over the past 33 years. He has served as project manager and consultant in many World Bank and ADB funded road and water sector programs, and was Team Leader for the UK and World Bank funded, award winning Master's Degree program in Highway and Transport Engineering at the Institute of Technology Bandung, 1986-93. He serves as President Commissioner of PT Nusantara Infrastructure Tbk and as Commissioner for the East Bali Poverty Project, a model in sustainable development. In 2003 he was awarded the OBE. Dr. Younger is President Commissioner of Glendale Partners, a leading infrastructure, natural resources, renewable energy and consulting firm based in Jakarta, Indonesia, and Chairman of the EuroCham Working Group on Infrastructure, and Senior Vice-Chairman of the International Business Chamber, with a particular remit to reporst in infrastructure. Former Member of the Board of the British Chamber of Commerce (1996 – 2004 and 2010 – 2012) and former Vice-Chairman and Head of Infrastructure and Sustainable Development Working Groups of the EuroCham (2008 – 2010). He has published many papers in the field of infrastructure and is a regular speaker at conferences and on discussion panels. He is also a regular columnist of the regional business magazine Globe Asia, a writer for Forbes, an Honorary Research Fellow of Glasgow University and Fellow of the Linnean Society.


Michael D. Broomell
Managing Director
Colliers International, Indonesia

Michael Broomell is the Managing Director of Colliers International Indonesia, the largest international property consultancy in Indonesia. Mike relocated to Jakarta in 1992 to found and manage a new Indonesian property consultancy. The employees and business of that firm were combined with those of Colliers in 2004 when Mike assumed the management of Colliers’ Indonesian operations. Mike obtained his BBA from Southern Methodist University in 1977. In 1979, he earned an MBA from the University of Texas in Austin and joined Republic Bank Dallas where he was promoted to the position of Vice President in the Real Estate Banking Group. From 1984 through 1992, Mike worked in various capacities for Trammell Crow Interests.


David Cheadle
Managing Director
PT. Cushman & Wakefield Indonesia

David is the Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield in Indonesia, a full service real estate consultancy and property management provider, working with landlords, developers, investors and corporate occupiers throughout the country. David has been in the property industry for 25 years, based in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Jakarta. His areas of focus have been in commercial property investment, asset & funds management, and for the last 17 years he has specialized in corporate occupier advisory services, working with clients including HSBC, Nokia Siemens Networks, Bank Central Asia, Nestle, IBM, Bank Danamon, the WPP Group, ConocoPhillips, and the Australian Government. He began his career in London in 1987 with Jones Lang Wootton where he qualified as a Chartered Surveyor. His experience has been focused within Asia Pacific since his relocation to Hong Kong in 1992 and he has undertaken real estate assignments in many of Asia’s major cities. From 1998 David spent 2 years based in Singapore with ABN AMRO Bank, as Head of Corporate Real Estate for Asia. Pacific, where he was responsible for management of the Bank’s occupied premises portfolio extending to over 200 corporate offices & consumer bank branches in 16 countries within the region. For 17 of his 20 years in the region however, he has been based in Indonesia. David has held his current position with Cushman & Wakefield in Indonesia since 2008.


Luke Rowe
Head of Residential
Jones Lang LaSalle Indonesia

As the Head of the Residential Group for JLL, he is primarily responsible for business development and ensuring that the various service delivery departments are delivering quality of work equal to the reputation and calibre of our organization. He is responsible for providing leadership and ensuring that various business units are successful in their pursuit of excellence in terms of client satisfaction and fee generation. Luke oversees activities related to: project marketing, tenant representation services, the Bali office and the International projects department. Luke Rowe brings to the role his experience and after spending more than 20 years in the real estate industry. Luke has had the benefit of seeing both sides of the real estate business, both real estate agency services and property development. He has been involved in numerous projects for commercial and residential real estate. He provided high-level consulting and was responsible for the creation of the asset management monitoring system as utilised by BPPN/ IBRA (The Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency). This was the largest portfolio of property ever handled by a single body in Indonesia. Luke's experiences in residential project marketing and commercial office leasing are unrivalled in Indonesia

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