AEPim is represented by a unique blend of highly trained investment professionals.
Our multi-disciplinary team collectively holds more than 50 years of experience in high-level investment management.
CEO & Managing Partner
As founder and Managing Partner, Yusof brings with him over 30 years of private equity real estate investment. He manages the overall development of key investment strategies.
His wealth of experience began in JLW (now Jones Lang LaSalle) and later at DTZ before starting a boutique investment firm, AsiaEquity Partners. Specializing in investment representation works, Yusof has held management mandates for institutional and private office clients in Asia and the Middle East. He has executed more than US$3.5 billion over last 10 years.
Yusof served as Executive Director of DTZ Singapore and Investment Director in JLW. He is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
John leads the London office with more than 25 years of both UK and international investment experience.
Prior to joining AEPim, John has led investment teams of several firms, including Richard Ellis (now CBRE) and DTZ, latterly as Head of Capital Markets for the Middle East. John was also involved as a principal investor at CIT and Morgan Stanley (Omega Land), where he was responsible for UK and international acquisitions/disposals in excess of USD$150 billion.
John holds a Bachelor of Science in Urban Estate Surveying from Nottingham Trent University, UK. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Based in Singapore, Roland leads the product development and strategy team. Having started his career in real estate investment with Jones Lang LaSalle in New York, he now has more than 15 years of experience in structuring and executing equity as well as debt transactions.
Roland was previously with ING Clarion and Citigroup, where he managed private equity real estate activities as well as debt structuring across all key US markets.
Roland holds a Bachelor of Science in Surveying from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Russell is responsible for managing the Basil Property Trust strategy. He has more than 10 years of experience in real estate fund management, investments and corporate finance across Asia Pacific.
He most recently served as Head of Investment and Investor Relations at Soilbuild Business Space REIT and has held various roles at Mapletree, Goodman HK, Investec Australia and ANZ Bank where he has structured and executed investment and debt finance transactions.
Russell holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and a Bachelor of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
Jonathan is responsible for strategic investment and transaction management across AEPim mandates. He has more than 13 years of experience in private equity, corporate finance and advisory across global real estate markets.
His prior experience includes global real estate private equity at Beaumont Partners and WW Advisors, which executed Shariah investment strategies. Jonathan also experienced corporate finance works at Lazard and real estate lending at Deutsche Bank.
Jonathan holds an MA from City University in London and was also a Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Vice President, Finance
May leads the Fund structuring, administration, accounting and client reporting functions.
Previously worked as a Certified Public Accountant with firms in Australia and Singapore, specializing in corporate audit, statutory financial reporting, tax advisory and planning.
May is a member of CPA Australia and she holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from Edith Cowan University.
AVP & Head, Investor Relations
Johan is responsible for Basil Property Trust fundraising as well as an oversight into its asset management strategies. With more than 8 years of experience within private equity real estate investments and advisory.
Previously worked for Swisslake Capital, a real estate fund of funds manager, where he had deployed more than US$ 150 million into various real estate platforms.
Johan holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia.
Simone is responsible for Basil Property Trust deal evalution and review. She has more than 4 years of experience in the real estate investment and asset management.
Previously worked for Phillip Japan Fund Management.
Simone holds an Master in Applied Finance from Singapore Management University and a Bachelor in Real Estate from National University of Singapore.
With over 2 years of experience in the real estate private equity investments, Adam is involved in fund development at AEPim.
Adam holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from University of Sydney and successfully completed the Certificate in Real Estate Investment Finance Program.
Daniel has more than 2 years of experience within the financial and real estate investment space and provides financial analysis support.
Daniel holds a Bachelor of Finance from Fordham University and a Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Finance from National University of Singapore.