Prof. Roy Ling is currently a Managing Director at RL Capital Management. Concurrently, he also serves as an Independent Board Director at several listed companies across Asia, as an Adjunct Professor in Finance at the SKEMA Business School, and as a Consultant for RHT Strategic Advisory and RHT Academy.
Prior to RL Capital, Prof. Ling spent more than 20 years in investment banking and held senior positions with JPMorgan, Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs and Salomon Smith Barney. His expertise is in Asia real estate, REIT IPOs and capital markets, and he has worked in New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore. During his investment banking career, Prof. Ling has originated and executed a broad range of advisory (>US$40 billion) and capital market transactions (>US$20 billion) in the region. Prof. Ling was a former Board Director of the CFA Society of Japan. He was honored as the Real Estate Executive of the Year by Singapore Business Review in 2016, and as one of 20 Rising Stars in Real Estate by Institutional Investor in 2008.
Prof. Ling graduated from INSEAD with a Global EMBA and from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration.