ince joining HVS in 2004 and becoming a partner of the firm, David has been instrumental in establishing HVS’s presence as a leading hospitality real estate consulting, valuation and investment advisory firm in East Asia. This includes managing the Singapore office and setting up the regional offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Beijing, Guangzhou and Jakarta. David is a Board Member of the HVS International Board of Directors and a Board Member of the Hotel Licensing Board of Singapore. He is also the Founder and Chairman of the annual China Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC) and Indonesia Hospitality and Tourism Investment Conference (IHT) – the largest and most influential hotel investment summits in mainland China and Indonesia. David has advised board members of several hotel real estate companies in China and Southeast Asia on matters relating to corporate investment and development strategies.