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Advisory council member

GLG - Gerson Lehrman Group







Hi there! Let me introduce myself.

Expatriate from Italy to Malaysia since 1998, I've been working in real estate industry for the past 35 years. I hold a Master in Macroeconomy, a Master in Marketing and a PHD in Marketing and Mass Communication. Since 2007 I've been the CEO and co-founder of REI group of companies which acts as strategic partner for property developers, consultant for several government department and agencies. In the recent years, starting from 2011 I've been a public figure in real estate giving very frequent talks and seminars to young adults and first time home buyers trying to help them to understand better how to choose a home and how to proceed to its purchase. In 2016 I've published a book titled "Malaysian Propenomy: Why, Where, What and When in property investment" as a new way of looking into property development and investment through the lens of economic development and growth. I've also been a permanent columnist for several main stream and specialised publications such as The Star, NST, Nanyang, iProperty magazine, Property Hunter magazine and Property Insight magazine. I've a big passion about what I do and what we are in REI Group and above all in educating young talents during their journey to become business leaders.
I'm extremely passionate about Social media and Digital Marketing and my digital platforms are:

My skillsets include
Analysis of big data and foresight for property development
Business Development
Communication skills
Data Science
Democracy and Governance
Digital Marketing
Entrepreneurial skills: what you need to be successful
Non-Profit Management
Project Management
Property Development
Property and financial education
Public Speaking
Real Estate
Real estate services for property developers
Startup strategies
Training & Education
My Working Experience
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Advisory council member

GLG - Gerson Lehrman Group

June 2018 - Current

Ad hoc consultancy to multinational on real estate business

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iAuthors Club

November 2017 - Current

Non profit organisation which match writers with wanna be writers. We promote writing as a wonderful way of communicating.

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Founder and propenomist

Propenomy Academy

January 2016 - Current

Property educational hub for first time home buyers. We provide free education with talks, seminars and workshops to young adults and in general to all first time home buyers.

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Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA)

August 2015 - Current

Member of the advisory council for the future development of Iskandar Malaysia. Applying the Propenomy model and its power to property foresight to drive sustainable economic, human and property development in the most successful economic corridor of Malaysia.

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REI International Holding Sdn Bhd

May 2007 - Current

Driving a group of young adults, all our members are Millenials and GenYers, to become business leader within the REI Group platform. Having a huge passion in knowledge and its sharing. Inspiring sustainable property development by connecting people to real estate with integrity, passion and fun

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Free lance high level strategic consultant

November 1998 - April 2007

Advising international developers in South East Asia on strategic direction for their property development. Main areas where planning, demand analysis and strategic marketing. I've been operating from Kuala Lumpur serving clients based in China. South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia and New Zealand.

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Managing Director and founder

Building Sustainability Srl (Italy)

January 1992 - June 1998

Consulting developers on "re-development" of former industrial areas in education centres, training, research and development and so on.

My Education
Strategic Marketing and Mass Communication

University of Michigan

November 1983 - July 1988


University of Michigan

December 1981 - July 1983

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Università Luigi Bocconi

June 1979 - November 1981

Who I can help mentor
  • Students
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Working Professionals
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