Tele Work: The New Ways to Lead Distributed Team, How built environment is meeting the challenges and what are the lessons learned


We’re more or less being forced into the world’s largest work-from-home experiment. Technologies and online tools have greatly supported our needs for virtual meetings and collaborations, but, many managers and leaders are still feeling disoriented on how to manage distributed teams effectively.

Managing personal effectiveness is already difficult, how about keeping teams stay connected, focusing on the outcome, with a clear clarity on roles and responsibilities?

The New Future of Work is here, and it brings opportunities for teams to be more connected, more flexible and more resilient.

RICS has invited Veldhoen + Company with 30 years of experience in New Ways of Working, are sharing our insights, knowledge and experience so that organisations and teams are better equipped to deal with current situation AND other uncertainties and changes in the future. We don’t know how the New Future will look like, but we can all build up our organisations’ immune system.

Iolanda Meehan, Managing Partner, SEA & Japan, Veldhoen + Company SEA Pte. Ltd.

Iolanda Meehan is the Managing Partner for Veldhoen+Company in Asia. Iolanda has more than 20 years of experience in previous roles as HR management consultant and as business leader in PwC, Philips and Haworth. She has a BSc in Economics and Management and is a graduate of Change Leadership Programs from Stanford and Wharton universities and is an accredited Global Remuneration Professional (GRP). Iolanda is passionate about the Future of Work, Leadership and Trust and Employee Wellbeing.

Shigeko Mizutani MRICS, Executive DirectorJapan, Valuation Advisory & Consulting Services, CBRE K.K.

Shigeko Mizutani is the head of Valuation Advisory & Consulting Services at CBRE in Japan, leading valuation and real estate advisory and consulting business with primary focus on supervision of assignments, client management for cross border investors and corporations as well as new business developments. She is a Licensed Real Estate Appraiser of Japan,and holds MRICS and MAI designations. Shigeko has over 15 years’ experience in real estate investment industry, having substantial experience in valuation advisory for different types of investment properties, management of sizable portfolio analysis valuations and market advisory assignments. She started her career in financial industry; prior to joining CBRE, she has worked for MUFG Bank, UBS Global Asset Management and Fitch Ratings.

John Cook, Senior Director, JLL Tokyo

John is a Senior Director providing multi-disciplinary real estate skills to corporate clients for Markets (Tenant Consulting & Leasing) and Project & Development Services (Design & Construction) in Japan. His role covers strategic consulting, workplace strategy, technical due diligence, development advisory and project and construction management. John has over 30 years experience in Architecture, Interior Design, Construction and Project Management. In the past 15 years in Asia he has successfully managed and overseen over 5m sft of transacted and constructed commercial office space in Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Osaka. Recent large scale client projects in Japan include McDonalds, Continental, Adidas, HPE, Societe Generale & MSD.

Other penelists and programee will be announced in due course. The closing time and the programee are subject to change.

This event is conducted in English and there is not English-Japanese interpretation. The event with the same topic in Japanese will be conducted in the beginning of May and will be announced in due course. 本イベントは、英語のみで行われ、英日通訳はありません。来月5月初旬に同テーマのイベントを日本語で開催する予定です。詳細は追ってご案内致します。

This webinar will be conducted through Zoom and the link to the webinar will be provided after the registration. Please waite for 5 business days after your registration and contact us through Peatix or ricsjapan@rics.org if you have not received any email with the link. You may need to download the application prior to the event. For more about how to access, please refer here.

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About Veldhoen + Company
Veldhoen + Company has created some mini-newsletters with very practical learnings and insights on how to keep yourself and your teams connected and productive. If you are interested please download the newsletter here: English version and Japanese version

Mon Apr 27, 2020
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM JST
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