Ben was previously with UBS Global Asset Management as Managing Director, Head of Global Real Estate Greater China and co-CEO of UBS/Gemdale, a UBS joint venture real estate private equity platform in China. Ben was also a member of the UBS Global Real Estate Asia Pacific Management Committee and Investment Committee.
Prior to joining UBS in 2013 Ben was with HKR International, a Hong Kong based developer, for eleven years, ultimately as Executive Director and Head of its Asia Pacific Business Unit. While with HKR Ben was involved with principal investment and execution of development projects in China, Japan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, as well as the establishment of various joint ventures and a sovereign wealth fund platform. Earlier in his career Ben was in the Group Development function of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group.
Ben has a Masters in Business Administration from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Arts in International Politics and Economics from Middlebury College, USA. Ben is a member of the Zhejiang Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and serves on the board of the Asia Art Archive.