Nicholas Wong is a Principal of The Townsend Group and leads the Asia Pacific team based in Hong Kong. His team manages Townsend’s existing Asia Pacific portfolio and sources and underwrites best-in-class investments in the region which include pooled funds, secondaries, club deals and co-investments. His team is also responsible for business development in the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to joining The Townsend Group in 2010, Mr. Wong was Managing Director, Asia Pacific of ING Real Estate Select, ING Group’s real estate multi-manager group. He held other senior positions as a property securities analyst, and as a real estate commercial and investment banker in Asia at HSBC James Capel, NatWest, ING Barings, DBS Bank and Hypo Real Estate. Mr. Wong started his career in the United States as a real estate appraiser in 1988
Mr. Wong received a BA in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley (USA). He is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and was a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser licensed by the State of California (USA).