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Mr William TAY

Chief Executive Officer


William was appointed as Executive Director and CEO of Ascendas Funds Management (S) Limited (“AFM”), Manager of Ascendas REIT on 1 February 2018.

Prior to his appointment with AFM, William was the Deputy CEO of Singapore and South East Asia (“SSEA”) of the Ascendas-Singbridge Group (“ASB”). In addition to leading the Group’s SSEA regional teams in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam, he was concurrently ASB’s CEO for South Korea, overseeing the Group’s real estate private equity funds business and investments in South Korea.

William has more than 22 years of wide-ranging experience in real estate, straddling both the public and private sectors as well as Singapore and overseas. Since joining ASB in 2007, he held various leadership positions in investment, business development, asset and fund management as well as country operations. He started his career with JTC Corporation where he spent 12 years involved in the development and marketing of Ready-Built Factories, Wafer Fabrication Parks and Logistics Parks, as well as strategic and corporate planning.

William holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Estate Management (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.