lz-Lynn is the Chief Executive Officer of BHG Retail REIT. She has over 20 years’ experience in the real estate and service sector, including 10 years focused exclusively on retail and hospitality real estate at management level.
Prior to joining the Manager, lz-Lynn was the Director of Mall Management at Beijing Hualian Department Store Co., Ltd (the “Sponsor”) from 2013 where she was responsible for the active management of the Sponsor’s portfolio of shopping malls to ensure that financial and operational targets were met. As head of the Sponsor’s Mall Management Department, lz-Lynn was part of the team that established the organisational strategy and direction of the business.
From 2005 to 2013, lz-Lynn held various positions in Far East Organization. She was the Assistant Director of the Retail Business Group where her primary responsibility included maximizing the business performance of the flagship asset Orchard Central, while her concurrent role as Vice-President (Retail Consultancy) involved the exploration of international new-to-market brands to the retail portfolio.
In the Hospitality Business Group, comprising hotels and serviced residences, she was responsible for service and operations. During her tenure, lz-Lynn also concurrently held the position of the Head of Service Quality at the group’s corporate level.
From 1996 to 2005, lz-Lynn was with Singapore Airlines where she became the airline’s first female Station Manager and managed overseas stations’ airport operations in Frankfurt, Copenhagen, New York and Hong Kong.
lz-Lynn holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom and attended the General Management Programme at Harvard Business School, Boston MA, USA.