Vice President | Mapletree Industrial Trust
As the Vice President of Investment in Mapletree Industrial Trust. Ashton is in the investment team in charge of executing MIT’s investment across Asia Pacific. His main role is to grow MIT’s asset under management including data centers. As the VP of Investment, he is also in charge of the development and evaluation of potential business opportunities for industrial properties. His work includes formulating market entry/exit strategies to ensure higher returns upon disposition and complete deep-dive analytic reviews across operators and properties to seek new opportunities that could increase profitability and flow through. In his previous role as the Associate Director of Managed Hosting in Singtel where he was responsible for the vision and direction of Singtel’s Data Centers across Asia. His main role was planning and product management to see to the success of Singtel’s Data Centers. His previous experience in International Data Networks allows him to conceptualize the Data Center Core Strategy coupled with Singtel’s network supremacy to provide for a complete solution.
Ashton also co-chair the DC Committee in SGTech (representing the industry for key developments in Data Centers). Ashton has around 17 years of experience in the ICT industry. He has been involved in startup firms growing and sharing his experience with the SMEs holding various positions in Sales, Marketing, Network and Product Management.
Mr. Soh holds a Bachelor of Computing with National University of Singapore.