Nicholas Brooke is the Chairman of the Professional Property Services Group, a real estate consultancy based in Hong Kong which specializes in the provision of high level strategic development and investment advice. Mr. Brooke is also the Chairman of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation and of the Hong Kong Harbourfront Commission and currently sits on the General Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. He is a former President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and was the first overseas surveyor to be accorded that honor. He is also a Trustee of the International Valuation Standards Council which is responsible for the setting and policing of valuation practices and standards worldwide. Having spent the last 35 years based in Asia, Mr. Brooke is a recognized authority and commentator on property related and planning matters and a strong advocate of sustainable development and has advised on many major projects in Hong Kong and elsewhere in the region. He is the non-executive Chairman of VinaLand Vietnam Real Estate Fund, the first Vietnam property fund listed on the AIM Board of the London Stock Exchange and sits as an INED on the Board of Top Spring International Holdings Limited, one of the leading developers of urban communities in the Mainland China.