Angel Chen assists clients seeking solutions in hotel positioning/ rebranding, financial analysis, facility programming and market studies. Her past experiences working for Abilitas Hospitality (formerly a Goldman Sachs Realty Japan company) in Tokyo has strengthened her third party hotel operators and the expertise in knowing how hotel investors taking profits in the investment cycle. She knows how to assist owner to reduce risks in the early development stage.
She has joining the JLL team in early January 2018. Her career commenced from financial planning services in Australia and hospitality advisory in Japan. She was the project manager for a formal Fortune 500 company Goldman Sachs Realty Japan Company- Abilitas Hospitality. She was responsible assisting in setting up a hotel management company platform for State Owned Entity (SOE) in Beijing from scratch. The hotel portfolio includes 14 existing hotels + 15 projects in the pipeline.
Amongst, Angel has been engaged on projects with Shimao Group strategic advisory in China midscale hotel market and Due Diligence for Shun Tak Holdings’ CitizenM Shanghai acquisition, Hotel Rebranding Feasibility for University of Nottingham Ningbo, Hotel Management Company set up for Fortune 500 company State Grid’s subsidiary Luneng Group and Xian City Investment Group’s Management contract negotiations.
Education and Affiliations
Angel holds an E.M.B.A and a Master in Hospitality Administration from Ecole Hotelier de Lausanne in Switzerland. She has studied in Kanazawa University and Sophia University in Tokyo. She is fluent in English, Chinese and with a good understanding of Japanese.