M&G Real Estate hires Asia senior management team
M&G Real Estate Asia has made three new appointments for its senior management team in Asia.
Tenshin Ito joins as head of Japan managing the firm’s Japanese acquisitions and asset management teams. With more than 25 years of real estate experience in Japan across all real estate sectors, he has held senior positions at IDERA Capital Management and Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities in Tokyo. He joined M&G on July 3 from Tosei Asset Advisors.
Richard van den Berg and Robert Walker join as fund manager and non-executive director, respectively, of M&G’s core Asia property strategy.
Van den Berg has more than 30 years’ experience in the Asian real estate markets with CBRE Global Investors, ING Real Estate Investment Management and Rodamco Asia. He will manage M&G’s core Asia property strategy, replacing Scott Girard, who is relocating to Australia.
Walker will join as an independent board director for M&G‘s core Asia property strategy in November. He possesses deep industry expertise after nearly three decades in the property industry with senior Asia-based roles at Jones Lang LaSalle, Hines and Macquarie. He joins from Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, where he was head of Asia Pacific Real Estate from 2012–2017.