Grosvenor Asia Pacific appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Lawrence Tsang appointed as Chief Financial Officer

Grosvenor Group Limited (‘Grosvenor’), one of the world’s largest privately-owned international property groups, announces the appointment of Lawrence Tsang as Chief Financial Officer of Grosvenor Asia Pacific. Lawrence will be based in the Hong Kong office and will undergo a handover and induction program during the next few months prior to Ian Mair’s return to the UK.

Lawrence has over 25 years of broad based experience in financial management, business administration and corporate development.  His most recent role was as Group CFO for Vistra Group, the global leader in corporate, trust and fund administration where he also founded its CSR strategy and global CSR Committee.  Prior to Vistra, Lawrence was with law firm Linklaters for 10 years as CFO and COO for its Asia business.  Lawrence previously held finance and management positions in a number of different industries with companies including Haworth, Kingfisher and Unilever.  Lawrence serves on the board of the Angkor Hospital for Children in Cambodia.

Lawrence is a graduate from Cambridge University and is a Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors and an Associate of Chartered Global Management Accountants.

Benjamin Cha, Chief Executive, Grosvenor Asia Pacific, comments: “I look forward to working with Lawrence and, in particular, drawing from his experience to support delivery of our purpose.”


About Grosvenor Group

Grosvenor Group is one of the world’s largest privately-owned property companies. We develop, manage and invest in property in more than 60 cities around the world.  

Through the activities of Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, Grosvenor Americas, Grosvenor Asia Pacific and Grosvenor Europe we diversify the Group’s property portfolio by geography, sector, activity, currency and management team. Our Indirect Investment business further diversifies the Group’s property interests by backing specialist third-party management teams. It invests Grosvenor’s capital in Africa, Australia, Europe and North and South America.

Approximately half of the Group’s property assets by value are held outside the UK.

The purpose of the Group is to improve properties and places to deliver lasting commercial and social benefit. This is achieved by adopting a farsighted perspective, by being locally engaged and sharing and benefitting from our international experience – we call this our Living Cities approach.

To read more about Living Cities please click here.

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About Grosvenor Asia Pacific

Grosvenor Asia Pacific is a developer and investor in property and has been active in the Asia Pacific region for more than 20 years.

Our strategy is to expand the business in our chosen markets of Hong Kong, Tokyo and Shanghai through three areas of activity; high-quality residential development, investment in the residential and office sectors, and the development of best-in-class buildings in the central business districts of Shanghai and Hong Kong through co-investment partnerships. 

Grosvenor Asia Pacific is part of the Grosvenor Group, one of the largest privately-owned international property companies which develops, manages and invests in property in more than 60 cities around the world.

As at 31 December 2018, Grosvenor Asia Pacific had assets under management of HK$9.9bn.

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