Senior Vice President Strategic Advisory and Asset Management
JLL Hotels and Hospitality Group
Based in the Singapore regional head office and in his role as Senior Vice President of JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group, Alan is focused on asset management, operator selections and advisory projects throughout the Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean regions.
Alan has acted for and/or advised clients/owners within the real estate, financial services and hospitality industries with focus on: operations, asset management and acquisition and disposition of: hotels and resorts, office buildings, mixed-use developments, residential and retail complexes across five continents with 20+ years of experience. Having worked in hotel operations, corporate finance, investment banking and asset management roles, Alan is recognised as a hospitality specialist, particularly in resort hotel investments, development and asset management.
Alan’s roles have often intertwined with other Real Estate functions and his expertise has been called upon with regards to configuring the shape of a project to meet the demands of the market, and ensuring that the operation delivers the best value, on budget and on time. Alan’s roles have also had a large Development, focus, where he has constantly sought out and appraised development sites (both in House, and as a 3rd party Asset Manager) on behalf of investors, through full contract negotiation (lease and management contract) to full operation.
Hannes Romauch has been working in the Vietnamese Real Estate Industry for more than 16 years and is currently the Deputy General Director of Eurowindow Holding, one of the oldest established real estate developers in Vietnam, focusing on market segments such as commercial centres, offices, residential developments, townships and luxury resorts. Currently Hannes is also the General Director for Eurowindow Nha Trang (containing 2 resorts, Radisson Blu and Mövenpick, 800 keys) as well as since 2012 serving as a member of the Supervisory Board of Techcombank, one of the largest private banks in Vietnam.
Previously Hannes was a Director for Jones Lang LaSalle in Vietnam, in charge of project development and property and asset management and prior he was the Associate Director for Asset Services and Consultancy at CBRE Viet Nam. Hannes started his career working as a Risk Manager and Management Consultant for an Austrian private bank where he focused on the implementation of Basel II, Credit Management, Project Analysis and Rating / Risk Management.
Hannes holds a Master in Banking and Finance and in Marketing, we was also the first foreigner in Vietnam holding a license to manage a real estate trading floor (including real estate valuation, trading and management)
Senior Vice President Business Development
Centara Hotels & Resorts
Mr. Andrew Langston is a British national with over 35 years of experience in hospitality management and development. After a long career as both General and Regional Manager with InterContinental Hotels, he moved to Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, where he became Vice President, responsible for all hotel operations in the Asia Pacific region and business development. Following this he accepted the role of Executive Vice President, Asset Management and Strategic Advisory for Jones Lang LaSalle based in Bangkok. He has now joined Centara Hotels & Resorts as Global Senior Vice President Business Development.
Born in Marlow, England, Mr. Langston initially trained at Thanet Technical College in Kent before moving to London. His talents in the service industry were honed at the highest level early on in his career when he had the privilege of working for the British Royal Family base at Buckingham Palace, a role which included looking after Her Majesty Queen, Prince Charles, Diana the Princess of Wales and Prince William, among others.
His international career began when he relocated to Australia, and since then he has worked in no less than ten countries.
Senior Director, Development, South East Asia and Pacific
Radisson Hotel Group
With more than 10 years of experience in the Hotel Industry across two continents, Carolina currently serves as Senior Director of Development South East Asia and Pacific for Radisson Hotel Group. Prior to joining Radisson Hotel Group, Carolina was the Senior Regional Director of Development for Best Western Hotels & Resorts, based in Bangkok. She also held roles with Centara Hotels & Resorts and JLL.
Carolina graduated from Bocconi University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and later obtain a MS in Real Estate and Investment from University of Reading, UK. Recently, she earned a certificate in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell University.
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