COP26: Key Takeaways for Real Estate Asia Pacific


2021-12-08T09:00:00 - 2021-12-08T10:00:00

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    Webinar This webinar will be hosted by Zoom HONG KONG
    Registration is complimentary and open to all.
    Climate change is quickly rising as one of the most important and impactful challenges facing the real estate industry.
    ULI has just convened a timely virtual leadership roundtable to bring together leading minds in real estate to discuss the outputs of COP26 and what that means for the real estate business.
    We are hosting this upcoming webinar to disseminate the takeaways from the Global Virtual Leadership Roundtable. Join the discussion with senior industry leaders in the Asia Pacific region about the opportunities and role the industry needs to play to achieve global climate goals.
    Key takeaways from this roundtable will be also turned into a white paper and shared with ULI’s members to highlight the criticality of mitigating climate change and how sustainable investments can add value to a real estate portfolio.

    Simultaneous interpretation in Chinese and Korean will be available for this event.



    Scott Dunn

    Chief Strategy Officer & Vice President, Asia, AECOM

    Scott Dunn is Vice President for Asia at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), an $13.2 billion global provider of professional design and consulting services. Scott drives strategic growth for Asia and leads strategic initiatives that drive profitable growth for AECOM as a core member of the Asia leadership team. He also leads cross-functional teams in providing integrated services and sustainable solutions for large, complex and multidisciplinary projects across Asia, among them high-density masterplans for new towns and regeneration of existing urban landscapes that have drawn on sustainable and smart themes. For the larger APAC AECOM group, he leads the River Restoration and Integrated Coastal Management group with focuses on harnessing water infrastructure to protect communities, enhance ecosystems and build social / economic prosperity for our clients. He has been instrumental in building an integrated practice group with the skills sets to develop and deliver integrated watershed management services. Scott also is part of the Urban Land Institute as a Global Governing Trustee, Advisory Board member for the ULI Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance and sits on the Asia Pacific Executive Committee, Chair of the Nominations Committee and the Singapore Country Council (founding Chairperson). He is an advocate of sustainable land development and high dense urban environmental design and believes that in order to create great places, one should be both sensitive to the environment and be responsible for the society. His books and papers on urban mobility, sustainability and livability issues are frequently published with local and international media. As a highly regarded thought leader in the planning community, he actively speaks on land development at conferences and events throughout Asia and North America. For Urban Land Institute, he has co-authored four publications with the Singapore Center of Liveable Cities – 10 Principles for Liveable High-Density Cities Lessons from Singapore (2012), Creating Healthy Places through Active Mobility (2014), Creating Liveable Cities Through Car-Lite Urban Mobility(2016), and Urban Mobility: 10 Cities Leading the Way in Asia-Pacific (2017).


    Brad Dockser

    Chief Executive Officer, Green Generation

    Bradford H. Dockser CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Bradford H. Dockser is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Green Generation. Founded in 2011, GreenGen transforms the built environment through its visionary end-to-end approach to innovation and solutions that integrate energy, real estate, technology, and capital markets to Operate in the Green. GreenGen helps its clients profitably transition to a zero-carbon world across all asset types. GreenGen’s net-zero carbon strategies are implemented by a team that includes mechanical, electrical, lighting, and environmental engineers, PhDs, tradesmen, as well as real estate and finance experts. Throughout two decades of real estate investing, Brad was a Principal with MacFarlane Partners and the Founding Partner and Managing Director of Starwood Capital Europe and Starwood Capital Asia overseeing operations in each region. Brad began his career with JMB Realty, then the largest US real estate firm, and later with CRI, then the largest owner of multifamily residential properties, where he oversaw the creation of Capital Apartment Properties REIT (CAPREIT). Brad received an A.B. cum laude in Economics and an MBA, both from Harvard University. Brad serves as a Global Governing Trustee of the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) and is on the Global Advisory Board for ULI's Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance. He previously served as the Chair of ULI’s Redevelopment and Reuse Product Council and founded ULI Washington’s Sustainability Initiative. He is a Non-executive Director of London-based Conduit Capital and a member of The Economic Club of Washington DC, US Green Building Council, and International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP). Brad is a mentor for MetaProp (NY), a CRETech Leadership Board member, and Board Observer for Senseware and Datakwip. He also was Founding Director of the Greater Washington Exploratory Committee, DC’s bid committee for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.


    James Wong

    Executive Director, Hon Kwok Land Investment Co., Ltd

    James Wong is the Executive Director of the Chinney Group. The Group’s four publicly listed Hong Kong subsidiaries: Hon Kwok Land (, Chinney Investments (, Chinney Alliance (, and Chinney Kin Wing ( are focused on high-tech Engineering, Construction, Trading, Investments, and Real Estate. The businesses range from building their own 80-storey Hon Kwok Tower in Shenzhen to installing the air traffic control radar at the Hong Kong Airport. This family business was founded by his great grandfather in Nanjing in the 1920’s to build China’s railway system. He split his childhood between the US, Canada, and Hong Kong. After graduating from the University of Washington with his BA (with Honors), he went on to earn a Master’s Degree from the Florida Institute of Technology in Information Systems Engineering as well as a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of Law. He is a Phi Kappa Phi member and an advocate for Lifelong Learning. He is a member of the California Bar as well as a licensed California Real Estate Broker. He is also a LEED Green and WELL Associate. Before joining his family business in 2010, James held positions variously as a lawyer on Toyota’s eDiscovery team in Torrance, California, and as a tax lawyer at Baker and McKenzie (Los Angeles/Hong Kong) and Price Waterhouse Coopers (San Francisco). He is married to Lisa and has two kids Cameron and Samantha. He served as a delegate to the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference for Jiangsu Province until 2018. In addition, he serves on the Board of Trustees of the Florida Institute of Technology (otherwise called NASA U) where he is an adjunct professor teaching Business and Healthcare Law and has Distinguished Alumni honors. Currently he holds a position as a Global Governing Trustee of the Urban Land Institute where he also serves as Chair of the China GBA Local Chapter. He is also the Vice President of the Hong Kong H


    Rui Hua Chang

    Group Head of Capital Markets & Investor Relations, Managing Director, ESR Singapore Pte Ltd

    Rui Hua heads the Group Capital Markets and Investor Relations for ESR and reports to co-founders and co-CEOs Jeffrey Shen and Stuart Gibson. She focuses on driving ESR group level’s capital and public market activities including strategic merger and acquisition investments; leads a robust investor relations function and provides insights on market developments. She was part of the IPO team which successfully listed ESR on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 1st November 2019. In May 2021, she also co-led and completed ESR’s first data center acquisition in Hong Kong. Before joining ESR, Rui Hua was the General Manager and Head of Capital Markets and Corporate Finance, and Corporate Planning for CapitaLand China where she was involved in fund raising from local Chinese & foreign institutional investors, capital markets and corporate finance deals, and strategic planning and direction. She also led the sell-down of CapitaLand’s approximately S$500 million stake in a Hong Kong listed real estate company in June 2019. Prior to her stint in China, she was the Group Head of CapitaLand’s Investor Relations and Capital Markets Compliance based in Singapore, managing institutional and public investors; interfacing with regulators on corporate governance, REITs regulation and disclosure matters; and handling key proxy providers. Rui Hua joined CapitaLand Limited in 2013 as the Assistant Vice President, Group CFO’s Office. She structured and executed CapitaLand’s prominent strategic projects such as privatisation of CapitaMalls Asia, and corporate finance projects like issuing and repurchasing convertible bonds. Besides extensive real estate experience, Rui Hua also has vast investment banking experience with China International Capital Corporation and DBS Bank Ltd. She raised more than S$7.5 billion from the capital markets and many high-profile IPOs of international companies in Singapore such as Tiger Airways and Xinren Aluminum. Rui Hua won the IR Magazine Choice Award 2020 for Greater China region. She was also voted as “Asia’s Best Investor Relations Professional (Property)” 1st place for overall and sell-side in Institutional Investors’ 2017 All-Asia Executive Team Ranking. Previously, Rui Hua was also named the “Best Investor Relations Officer (For Large Cap Companies)” in the IR Magazine Awards South East Asia 2017 and 2015. Under her leadership, CapitaLand also won the 1st place for “Best at Investor Relations in Singapore” in FinanceAsia Asia’s Best Companies 2017 and “Best Investor Relations Bronze Award” (For Large Caps) in Singapore Corporate Awards 2016. On the social front, Rui Hua currently serves as advisor in the NUS Economics Alumni Committee and a member of the Information and Corporate Relations Standing Committee of the Singapore Children’s Society. She was on the Board of Directors for Hwa Chong International School from 2017 to 2019. Rui Hua received her Masters’ in International Public Policy (Merit) from University College London, Department of Politics and also graduated with a BSc in Social Science, Economics (2nd Upper Class Honors) from the National University of Singapore. In 2016, Rui Hua attended the Advanced Management Programme in Booth School of Business, University of Chicago. She is also a holder of the International Certificate of Investor Relations (ICIR).