29 November - 1 December
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Mr Leong Teng Wui is the Chief Development Officer of The Ascott Limited, a Singapore company under Capitaland Investment Limited that has grown to be one of the leading international lodging owner-operators in the world. Ascott's portfolio spans over 220 cities across more than 40 countries in Asia Pacific, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the USA. Ascott has over 95,000 operating units and more than 65,000 units under development, making a total of over 160,000 units in more than 900 properties. The company’s serviced apartment, coliving and hotel brands include Ascott, Citadines, lyf, Oakwood, Quest, Somerset, The Crest Collection, The Unlimited Collection, Préférence, Fox, Harris, POP!, Vertu and Yello.
Teng Wui leads the Ascott global team responsible for operational excellence, design standards, product innovation and technical services in project management, architecture, interior design, engineering and environmental sustainability. He has over 5 years of international real estate project experience across different development scales and asset classes, from urban planning to architecture in both the public and private sectors. He was previously the Head of Urban Design at the Urban Redevelopment Authority, Singapore’s national planning, conservation and urban design statutory board. He has also held various senior appointments for architecture and development in international design consultancies and hospitality companies.
His honorary engagements include being the Co-Chair of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Asia Pacific Product Council for Housing since 2019, member of the Architecture Consultative Committee for the College of Design & Engineering at the National University of Singapore, and mentor to ULI young professionals.
TW holds a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University USA where he studied as an Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore scholar. He has a Bachelor of Architecture with Honours from the National University of Singapore and was awarded the University gold medal.