Managing Director of Real Estate & Private Equity/Real Assets – Asia Pacific
Pius Ho is a member of Barings Alternative Investments, a global real estate, private equity and real assets platform. Pius is the Managing Director of Real Estate and Private Equity/Real Assets, responsible for developing the business strategy in Asia Pacific. In addition, he serves on the European/Asia Pacific Investment Committee. Pius has worked in the industry since 1993 and his experience has encompassed real estate investment and funds management in Asia Pacific. Pius has spent much of his tenured real estate investment career focused on achieving great risk-adjusted returns for investors. Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Pius led the real estate activities for Guidance Investments – an investment manager creating and managing Shariah-compliant investment products. Pius was also Senior Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of Real Estate, Asia at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority responsible for managing the sovereign wealth fund’s portfolio of investments and driving the overall direction of ADIA’s real estate investments in Asia Pacific. Pius held the position of Chief Investment Officer at Citi Property Investors Asia, and was instrumental in launching Citi’s real estate fund management platform and investment products. Prior to that, Pius held senior positions with LaSalle Investment Management and Starwood Capital. Pius started his career developing real estate and infrastructure projects in the region with Pacific Century Regional Developments. Pius holds a Bachelors of Commerce in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia and an MBA from the University of Ottawa’s Tefler School of Management.