Mr William TAY
Chief Executive Officer & Executive Non-Independent Director
William was appointed as Executive Director and CEO of the Manager of Ascendas Reit on 1 February 2018. Prior to his current appointment, William was the Deputy CEO of Singapore and South East Asia (SSEA) of the Ascendas-Singbridge Group. In addition to leading Ascendas-Singbridge SSEA regional teams in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam, he was concurrently the CEO for South Korea, overseeing the 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 Ascendas-Singbridge in 2007, he held various leadership positions in investment, business development, asset and fund management as well as country operations. William started his career with JTC Corporation where he spent 12 years 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.