Liz Chu

Chief Operating Officer

Liz is the Chief Operating Officer of Emerald Lake based in Hong Kong. She brings over 13 years of experience within the real estate industry as an advisor, investor, developer and asset manager, spanning a variety of international markets.

Prior to joining the firm, Liz was the Head of Investments at IP Global, an international property investment firm capitalising on global real estate capital flows by underwriting global residential projects for their distribution network of HNW investors. She spent over 4 years at the firm leading their global investment strategy and team, and managing over 40 residential projects (valued USD700m+) across the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and North America.

Liz has worked in London, Johannesburg, Sydney and Hong Kong through her professional career with Investec and Citigroup. During her time with Investec, she was responsible for delivering many marquee property developments (valued USD300m+) predominantly in the residential and commercial sectors in Sydney and has a deep understanding of the real estate value chain. With Citigroup, she focused on capital raisings and M&A transactions primarily in the real estate sector within the investment banking division.

Liz holds a Bachelor of Finance and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. She is fluent in English and Cantonese, and conversant in Mandarin.