Mr Donald Han was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer on 25 January 2018. Mr Han is a real estate veteran, an accomplished and respected consultant across most sectors in the property market, including industrial, having spent close to 30 years in various senior management and advisory positions. His experience ranges from residential agency to collective en bloc, office investment sales to retail leasing, regional hospitality and hotel disposition to international project marketing.
Mr Han started his career at Richard Ellis Pte Ltd, where he built experience in industrial property and investment sales. He set up Cushman & Wakefield Singapore Pte Ltd ("C&W") and was appointed Managing Director of the Singapore office in 1997. He was subsequently promoted to C&W's Asia Pacific Capital Markets Managing Director in 2008.
He left C&W whilst at the helm as Vice Chairman of C&W Singapore and an advisory Asia Pacific Board member with a team of over 100 personnel under him. He eventually acquired a stake in UK-owned Chesterton's Singapore operations in 2013, leading a team of over 100 personnel.
Mr Han holds a Bachelor of Science in Estate Management from the National University of Singapore and is a member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers.
Mr Aw was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer and Head of Asset Management of the Manager since the listing of Sabana REIT in November 2010. He has worked in the real estate industry for approximately 22 years.
Prior to joining the Manager in 2010, Mr Aw was Head of Asset Management at AACP. This was preceded by his role at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research ("A*STAR"), where he served as Head, Infrastructure Planning and Facilities Management. At A*STAR, Mr Aw was responsible for the development planning of a business park cum high-specification scientific facility.
From 2007 to 2009, Mr Aw served as a Senior Manager for Investment at Cambridge Industrial Trust Management Limited. From 2005 to 2007, Mr Aw was with Jurong Consultants Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JTC Corporation, where he was the principal planner in the planning department. The role saw him leading and co-leading consultancy projects out of Singapore, in master planning of industrial parks and related areas.
Mr Aw began his career in 1995 with JTC, a statutory board that controls the development and marketing of major industrial estates in Singapore. There, he built up his experience in lease management, land and building development and the marketing of industrial facilities. Mr Aw was at JTC from May 1995 until February 2005 and held the position of Manager before he left the company.
Mr Aw graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Estate Management from the National University of Singapore and holds a Master of Science in Real Estate from the National University of Singapore.
Mr Liu Qingbin was appointed as Vice President, Finance of the Manager in May 2018. He is responsible for all finance functions including accounting, taxation, treasury, capital management and financial reporting of Sabana REIT and its subsidiaries. He also works closely with the CEO and the management team.
Mr Liu Qingbin has more than 12 years of experience in accounting, auditing and corporate finance. He joined the Manager in September 2012 as Finance Manager. Prior to joining the Manager, he was an Audit Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Singapore.
Mr Liu Qingbin holds a Bachelor in Accountancy (First Class Honours) from the Nanyang Technology University and is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Singapore.