Meet our International team

Carmen Ching, Regional Director, Greater China

Working in the international residential markets for over 15 years and previously heading up the international residential team at Colliers, Carmen has developed a strong and vast client following across South-East Asia and more recently North-East Asia following her move to Shanghai in 2018.

Carmen has many years of international exposure to Western and Eastern cultures and expertise in investment advisory which is highly beneficial to Benham and Reeves clients and London property investors in China. She has successfully managed numerous investment portfolios including block deals and has wide-ranging skills including buying, selling and leasing.

Well-adept in residential property markets across different countries, Carmen is responsible for the success of the teams she leads and brings her industry knowledge into play, whilst servicing clients in Greater China.

Jenny Qian, Client Manager

Jenny’s role as Client Manager consists of liaising with our London offices on behalf of our Chinese investors and responding at a local level in Shanghai to their various requirements. Jenny is bilingual, speaking Mandarin and English which ensures cross-geographical transactions are handled with seamless professionalism.

Jenny studied in the Netherlands as an exchange student as well as completing a Master’s Degree in business administration and considers herself to be highly organised and open-minded. In her spare time, Jenny enjoys international travel.

Even Sha, Client Manager

As Client Manager, Even provides vital support from our Shanghai office with regards to the letting and management of London properties on behalf of our Chinese property investors. Even has extensive knowledge in property management and maintenance and is bilingual, speaking both Mandarin and English. She maintains strong customer relationships by liaising regularly with clients and our staff in London. Even can also help with buying and selling of London property and furnishings for rental property.

Having lived and worked in London, Even is familiar with the UK way of life and practices. In her spare time, Even is passionate about art and enjoys attending exhibitions. She continues her Master's degree at Ecole d'Art et de Culture, a French art culture and business school to support this interest. 

Penny Cheung, Director

With a degree in Hospitality Management, Penny spent 10 years working at the prestigious Mandarin Oriental Hotel group. She joined Benham and Reeves in 2011 as an Administrator, quickly progressing to become Client Manager in 2012 and then Director of our Hong Kong operation.   Penny works with landlords in Hong Kong and China, providing a seamless property leasing and management service.  She is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English, invaluable when working with clients from all corners of South East Asia. With her extensive knowledge of the central London property leasing market, Penny is pivotal to the company’s expansion in South East Asia.

Manny Wong, Director of Business Development

Manny is London born and has lived in the Far East for the past 17 years. He has over 16 years of regional experience in business development and strategic management with local and international listed companies, leading numerous teams spanning different industries. He is passionate about property and with extensive knowledge and experience of the real estate market in London, he works closely with clients in the region to provide a complete property leasing and management service.

Michelle Morales, Administrator

With many years of experience in various administrative roles, Michelle supports the Hong Kong team daily with office operations and providing a high standard of customer service at all times.

Michelle enjoys spending her free time learning different languages and loves to go hiking with friends.

Dhanvee Panchmatiya, Head of Business Development

Dhanvee is a Chartered Accountant, Lawyer and Commerce graduate with extensive experience in wealth and investment management.

As Head of Business Development at Benham and Reeves, India, Dhanvee’s role is to provide valuable information to support potential buyers in their purchase decision and assuring adherence to all the regulatory standards. Dhanvee delivers efficient structures from a legal and tax savings perspective to give the most optimum return to the buyer. Along with participating in marketing activities, Dhanvee enjoys interacting with leaders and experts of different industries and professional intermediaries, which gives Dhanvee great inspiration and exposure.

In her free time, Dhanvee has a keen interest in learning about foreign culture and history as well as reading non-fiction books.

Denizia Vincente, Business Development Manager

Denizia, who has a B.Com degree from Mumbai University, was working with Corvi LED for 3 years starting with customer support and later being promoted to Senior Executive Admin and Franchise Manager. In her roles, Denizia looked after customer queries up to fulfilment or resolution, managed administration processes and developed relationships with franchisees. She undertook turnkey support in an effective manner for business generation and customer support purposes. Previous roles have included lead generation and sales conversion and her core business skills are transferable and useful in her role at Benham and Reeves.

Melvin Koh, Country Manager

Melvin has extensive experience in international property marketing and sales, having handled regional sales for a leading firm which operates throughout South East Asia including Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. He heads the Malaysia operation having joined the company in 2016. He enjoys meeting investors from different countries across Asia, helping them build a profitable property portfolio in the dynamic London property market providing them with a complete one stop service including property management and leasing to professional furnishing and interior design services, accounts services and tax advice.

Michelle Lai, Business Development Manager

Michelle is responsible for business development throughout Malaysia, helping to build successful working relationships with investors who are adding to their London property portfolios. She has excellent knowledge of the London property leasing market and uses her expertise to support clients throughout the property investment process, from acquisition through to property management.

Michelle has extensive international property experience and was previously a regional marketing manager for a leading real estate agency in South East Asia covering Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.

Bernard Tay, Administrator and Client Services

Providing administrative support to the Malaysia office team, Bernard has a thorough and methodical approach to his role. He liaises regularly with the company’s London offices on behalf of Malaysian clients, ensuring that their property portfolios are managed efficiently. Bernard’s career background is in the hospitality industry so his people skills are very much in evidence as he liaises with landlords, tenants and contractors on a daily basis. Bernard speaks English, Malay and Mandarin.

Lynne Geeves, Director

Lynne has lived in Singapore since 1998 and is a qualified property agent and estate agency manager with Singapore Council of Estate Agents qualifications. As Director of the Singapore office, she liaises between Singaporean clients and our 16 London offices to provide a professional and efficient property management service. As a London property owner herself, Lynne understands the needs of landlords and her wealth of experience is invaluable in helping clients achieve their long-term investment goals.

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Kevin Loo, Client Manager

As Client Manager, Kevin liaises with Singaporean investors, keeping them informed of day-to-day issues regarding the leasing and management of their London properties. He is in daily contact with our London property management department to discuss all aspects of property leasing on behalf of his Singapore clients, from organising the handover of a property to co-ordinating UK tax registration on their behalf. Kevin holds Singapore Council of Estate Agents qualifications and is fluent in Mandarin and English.

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Mary Ann Loresto, Administrator

Mary Ann provides administrative support to the Singapore team in what is a very busy and varied role. With several years’ previous experience as an Office Manager, her approach is organised and methodical, ensuring that clients’ requests are met efficiently and promptly. Liaising with clients is one of the aspects of Mary Ann’s role that she finds most rewarding and being able to speak to them in her own dialect of Tagalog as well as in English is extremely useful.

Doris Tan, Regional Director, Singapore

Doris is a highly experienced property consultant specialising in marketing international residential property to investors in the Asia Pacific and South East Asia regions.

With over 20 years’ experience working in international investment consultancy, Doris has built up a wealth of knowledge and success at helping investors buy, let and manage their properties for long-term income and growth.

Having formerly worked in senior positons within the property industry, namely Strawberry Star and JLL, Doris is well-known and respected throughout the industry. The main focus of her role with Benham and Reeves is business development within the sales division, specifically helping Singapore investors who wish to expand their London property portfolios.

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Victor Chia, Senior Marketing Manager, Singapore

Victor has joined Benham and Reeves as Senior Marketing Manager and brings with him many years’ experience executing sales and marketing programmes for international property companies in the Asia Pacific region. Victor works closely with our Directors and London marketing team to support our international marketing activities and the promotion of specific property projects to Singapore investors.

Serene Yeap, Administrative Manager, Singapore

Serene’s role as Administration Manager provides dedicated assistance to Doris Tan, our Regional Director. Serene has more than 10 years of experience in handling various aspects of administrative practice having previously assisted Doris at her former employers. With strong organisational skills and a keen eye for detail, Serene ensures the day to day operations of the department run smoothly.

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