Revantage Asia is supported by one of the world’s leading alternative investment firms yet still maintains our start-up spirit and nimbleness. We focus on tangible results, and our people have a hands-on role in delivering those results across disciplines. Our identity and spirit are supported by our culture which is driven by passion for igniting change and strong service orientation.
Reputation is everything and allows us to unlock our true value. A cornerstone to this is having the trust from our partner that we will deliver every time, on time and with the quality that only we can given our relationships, industry knowledge, experience, and systems.
Toby is an accomplished and highly respected executive with a wealth of experience leading buy-side operations around the world for major asset management firms. As CEO of Revantage Asia Pacific, Toby is directly responsible for delivering services, capability, unity and consistency to support Blackstone’s real estate portfolio companies. This includes championing innovation and supporting new services to ensure that Revantage remains focused on service excellence.
Toby is passionate about developing talent, mentoring, building inclusive teams and a culture to inspire team members to challenge themselves to deliver against objectives. As a leader who has operated in multi-cultural environments, he has driven and executed transformational change across large scale global projects resulting in creation of scale and reduction of risk.
Prior to joining Revantage, Toby was a senior leader at BlackRock where he was responsible for Operations across the Asia Pacific region. Toby has deep knowledge of the region and during his 20+ year career within financial services, has held a variety of leadership positions, across multiple cross functional teams and has worked in the UK, Hong Kong, India and Singapore.
Josh brings a broad perspective and expertise to the global corporate services initiative. As head of operations, Josh has a track record of delivering exceptional results through a wide range of diverse international experience across Asia, the Middle East, and Western/Central Europe. His experience includes corporate services, solution consulting, and retail banking. He first worked with The Blackstone Group as a consultant in Singapore, later performing duties as acting head of office for Revantage Asia.
Today, his role includes overseeing all non-finance operations, leading project implementations, business process transformation, and delivering strategic initiatives.
Josh has lived in Singapore since 2016 but grew up in Great Britain, graduating from Manchester Metropolitan University, with a BA Hons degree in Business Studies.
Denis sees the constant evolution of technology as opportunities to improve the way an organization operates using process automation fueled with data driven decision. His experience makes him not only a remarkable technology fit, but also a proven technology leader for the Revantage Asia corporate initiative.
His background spans an international career working with diverse and multicultural teams to transform IT organization and embrace the digital evolution. Prior to joining Revantage, Denis was a leader in transformation programs and IT shared services set-up in IT Consulting. Subsequently he was the Enterprise Architecture Head for a regional ASEAN Bank where he successfully established a regional team and helped the business lines to shape their regional transformation roadmap while supporting the agile transformation and multi-speed IT delivery.
Serene heads Revantage Asia’s Legal & Compliance team and oversees all legal affairs of the company. A pioneer of Revantage Asia’s legal service line, Serene works closely with Blackstone’s legal team and supports various transactional, compliance and risk matters relating to Blackstone’s real estate business and portfolio companies in Asia Pacific.
Prior to joining Revantage Asia, Serene practiced as an M&A lawyer at a leading international law firm before moving in-house as legal counsel at a global investment firm, where she managed various legal and structuring aspects of private equity and real estate investments across Asia Pacific.
Serene is qualified to practice law in Malaysia, England and Wales.
June brings a wealth of experience to Revantage Asia, having a demonstrated history of working in the real estate industry. She has experience managing insurance and risk for Asia Pacific, as well as past experiences being both an underwriter and insurance broker across Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
Being responsible for the setting up Revantage Asia’s Risk and Insurance department, June has successfully managed to streamline numerous work processes in relation to insurance arrangements, claims management and addressing gaps in covers. June is providing subject matter expertise and on-going consultation, with the aim of providing effective risk and insurance management aligned with Revantage & Blackstone Asia’s global risk and insurance management strategy.
June is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner as well as a Chartered Risk Manager from the Chartered Insurance Institute (United Kingdom).
Daniella leads talent management for Revantage Asia, including strategic Talent Acquisition and Learning and Development, with a focus on building and developing a strong, diverse, and inclusive workforce.
With over 15 years of experience, she has extensive experience helping organizations create high performing teams and implementing robust structures for employee retention, growth, and mobility. She is a firm believer in integrating coaching and mentorship into her leadership style to help everyone reach their full potential.
Paul leads the Business Transformation team who are responsible for helping the business navigate change as we evolve towards the future operating model. This means he gets involved in all areas of the business in order to assess, prioritize, and implement the highest impact projects across the firm. Prior to working with Revantage, Paul led the real estate investment team at a Singaporean-listed developer, as well as previously holding diverse roles across the real estate value chain including development management, project management, and consulting engineering.
Paul is a CFA Charterholder, as well as a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Surveyor (MRICS), and holds a Masters in Finance & Financial Law from the University of London.
Shin Hui has over 15 years of industry experience in real estate accounting, servicing private and institutional clients in Australia and Singapore. She has a strong operational focus and subscribes to practical solutions. As Head of Finance Operations, she will work towards driving process improvements, develop policies and procedures to enhance the efficiency of the department.
Upon returning to Singapore in 2018 and prior to joining Revantage Asia, Shin Hui led a process improvement initiative at one of the world’s largest real estate firms, establishing a COE team in Kuala Lumpur and redesigned business processes to leverage on digital solutions and automation. As Director and Head of Real Estate Accounting Services, she also oversaw financial reporting deliverables and regulatory compliance for the Singapore portfolio across Commercial, Retail, Industrial and Residential sectors.
Shin Hui holds a double major in Accounting & Banking from Curtin University, Western Australia, and is a member of CPA Australia.
Yvonne oversees the Project and Portfolio Management function that delivers all technology enabled project initiatives for Revantage Asia and for Blackstone’s portfolio companies. She owns the deployment of a structured collaborative framework for solutions deployment and IT project portfolio governance. She ensures the successful shaping, execution, tracking and reporting of technology initiatives across Asia.
Yvonne considers People to be the most valuable asset of a company and she is committed to nurturing and developing people to bring out their best.
Yvonne comes with 18 years of consulting experience and brings deep insights into the best practices required in large scale Technology Transformation projects. She has extensive global experience in the Pharmaceutical, Chemical, FMCG, Consumer Electronics and Public sectors.
Holly Keys is the Vice President, Valuations and Portfolio Reporting, working closely with Blackstone’s asset management, portfolio management and finance teams in order to support the valuation processes across Asia Pacific. She leads a team providing valuations and associated portfolio reporting, including portfolio analytics and property-level performance to Blackstone portfolio companies; striving to improve the valuation process, implement efficiencies and best practice initiatives.
Holly brings over ten years’ experience in the Asia Pacific real estate sector, including four years in Hong Kong. Mostly recently, Holly was in an APAC focused role at the largest global real estate services and investment firm, providing integrated valuation and advisory services to institutional clients with real estate holdings throughout the region. Holly also spent a number of years working in the acquisitions team at an unlisted real estate fund in Australia, gaining valuable funds management experience.
Holly enjoys hiking, skiing and is a passionate home cook. An Australian qualified valuer with RICS and Australian Property Institute accreditation, she has a Bachelor of Urban Development Property Economics with a second major in Architecture from the Queensland University of Technology.
Sharon heads the Revantage Asia Corporate Secretarial team and oversees all corporate secretarial matters of the company. A pioneer of Revantage Asia’s corporate secretarial service line, Sharon supports various corporate compliance and governance matters relating to real estate business and portfolio companies in Asia Pacific.
Prior to joining Revantage Asia, Sharon was a Director and Head of Department at a leading international corporate secretarial firm. She is an experienced company secretary with a demonstrated history of working in renowned professional corporate services and legal firms servicing clients of various backgrounds and industries, where she provided entity management services, compliance, governance and regulatory advisory for Singapore companies. Sharon is a qualified Chartered Secretary.
Francois draws from more than 16 years of Architecture experience working in financial and utilities sectors amongst others. He has developed technology strategy, roadmaps and solutioned enterprise applications across multiple disciplines in South Africa, the Middle East and APAC. He helped various organizations to setup architecture and governance practices and helped them to adapt to the ever-evolving technology landscape.
As the Head of Architecture and Governance for Revantage Asia, Francois works closely with various stakeholders in the APAC region and across the globe to develop roadmaps and landscapes to optimise IT investments. He focusses on helping Blackstone and its Portfolio companies leverage its wealth of data to make more intelligent decisions by harmonising investment data across the region.
Francois holds a degree in Information Technology and an Mphil in Knowledge and Information management from the University of Stellenbosch.
Hui Ming believes in challenging the status quo to bring as-is to the next level and venturing into emerging technologies/opportunities with a pragmatic risk-based approach. Her multi-disciplinary experiences from technical domains in Technical Infrastructure, Cyber Security and Software Engineering to business/management domains in IT Risk/Governance and Program/Product Management allows her to appreciate both user and business challenges and address them across end-to-end system lifecycle.
Hui Ming has over 20 years of extensive experience spanning across startup/SME, large/global enterprises and consulting firms providing system integration and advisory services in highly regulated environment i.e., FSI, Telco and Public Sector. In her current role as Head of IT Operations and Cyber Security in APAC, she will be working closely with Blackstone's Cyber Security Team and Asset Managers, as well as the IT/Security Heads of the real estate portfolio companies in APAC.
Aditya heads the BREP finance team primarily responsible for financial management, reporting and compliance of life-cycle activities of the deals, invested from closed-ended funds. He focuses on creating value by providing technical expertise on deal management, implementing scalable solutions for finance deliverables, enhancing efficiency and quality by improving process and system optimization.
He brings 15 years of experience in a diversified set of financial services spread across multiple countries. Previously, he worked in fund management focusing on real estate, private equity & venture capital funds with an AUM of over US$6 Billion. Before that, he led multiple assurance & advisory engagements with Deloitte and E&Y in Singapore, Germany & India, ranging from the listing of companies to managing large audit portfolios across industries.
Aditya earned a bachelor’s degree in commerce (with honors) from Delhi University and is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is also an Associate Member of CPA, Australia, and holds an advanced diploma in Management Accountant with CIMA, UK. In his personal life, Aditya is passionate about cricket and tennis. He also enjoys traveling and taking long road trips.