Who we are
Our leaders are integral to the firm’s culture of integrity, professionalism and excellence. Embodying our core values, they steer us towards achieving sustainable growth with their wealth of experience.
Driven by key pillars of investment, fund management and development, ESR offers a diverse suite of private real estate funds and REIT products that embrace every stage of the asset life cycle in the New Economy and prime commercial sectors. We also develop and manage a network of superior logistics, data centre and commercial assets across APAC’s most dynamic growth markets.
ESR believes in cultivating strong and sustainable relationships with our investors, providing regular updates and relevant information on our corporate and business developments.
Our overarching commitment to ESG is at the heart of our business practices which are underpinned by ESR’s core values and mission to build the logistics infrastructure for the new economy and create the backbone of the 21st century commerce across the APAC region.
From capital raising to green initiatives and sustainable operations, ESR has been recognised for our industry-leading efforts that set benchmarks where we operate.
Appointed as Director in 2016 and re-designated as Executive Director in February 2019, Mr. Shen Jinchu, Jeffrey has been the co-CEO of ESR since June 2011 and was also a co-founder of e-Shang. He is responsible for overseeing ESR’s overall operations and business development, leading regional growth strategies, and expanding ESR’s asset and fund management platforms.
Mr. Shen has over 20 years of industrial real estate experience in China. Prior to co-founding ESR in June 2011, he was Senior Vice President at GLP Investment Management (China) Co. Ltd. (formerly Prologis China) from January 2004 to September 2010, overseeing the Eastern China area. Mr. Shen was the deputy director of DTZ Debenham Tie Leung International Property Advisers from June 2001 to December 2003. Previously, he was the assistant general manager of marketing at Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone Xin Development Co., Ltd from July 1995 to November 2000. Mr. Shen was also a director of ESR-REIT Manager from January 2017 to January 2019.
Mr. Shen graduated from the Shanghai Jiaotong University in China and obtained a bachelor’s degree in technical economics. He holds an MBA from Donghua University in China.