Chief Executive Officer, ARA-CWT Trust Management (Cache) Limited as Manager for Cache Logistics Trust Mr Cerf has more than 30 years of experience in Asia working on real estate investment, development and related management and consulting ventures throughout Asia.
Before joining the ARA Group in 2009 to list and manage Cache Logistics Trust, Mr Cerf was Deputy CEO of what is presently known as Keppel REIT Management Limited, the Manager of SGX-ST listed Keppel REIT. Earlier in his career, Mr Cerf was the Senior Development Manager for First Pacific Land, responsible for the group’s developments in Hong Kong, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam. He went on to run their Singapore and Malaysia investment and development subsidiaries. Mr Cerf, together with a group of investors, carried out a successful buyout of First Pacific Land’s real estate businesses in Malaysia which he continued to helm in conjunction with an asset management consultancy until 2005.
Mr Cerf is a former practicing architect and holds a Bachelor of Architecture (Dean’s List) from the University of Oklahoma, USA.