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UBS Global Asset Management appoints Trevor Cooke as Head of Global Real Estate for Asia Pacific
Hong Kong, May 2, 2013 – UBS Global Asset Management’s Global Real Estate (GRE) business has today announced that Trevor Cooke has been appointed as the new Head of Global Real Estate for Asia Pacific, effective May 27, 2013.
UBS Global Asset Management’s Global Real Estate business is pleased to announce the appointment of Trevor Cooke as the new Head of Global Real Estate for Asia Pacific, effective May 27, 2013.
Trevor, a Managing Director, will be responsible for managing UBS Global Asset Management’s Asia Pacific Global Real Estate team and executing the regional strategy. Trevor will report to Thomas Wels, Head of Global Real Estate and will be based in Sydney, Australia.
Trevor joins us from Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC), a leading institutional investment manager with USD 75 billion in funds under management where he was Managing Director, Strategy and International Business Development. In this role, he led the development and implementation of QIC’s business development and product initiatives across Asia, Europe and North America.
Prior to this, Trevor spent four years with AMP Capital Brookfield, a specialist listed real estate and infrastructure fund manager, where he led corporate strategy and ran the day-to-day operations for the business in Asia Pacific. Overall, Trevor brings 13 years’ experience of leading successful and profitable real estate asset management businesses, and of international business development.
Commenting on his appointment, Thomas Wels, Head of Global Real Estate, said: “We are delighted Trevor is joining UBS. His track record and experience in real estate and fund management in Asia Pacific makes him an excellent fit with our existing capabilities.”
Kai Sotorp, Head of Asia Pacific for UBS Global Asset Management, added: “Trevor’s extensive knowledge and management experience with institutional clients – in both more developed as well as developing markets in Asia – will be key as we look to build on our successful joint ventures and our existing hubs in the region.
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