Ross Lightfoot and Stephen Wyatt today were appointed as general managers of Knight Frank in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
According to the statement from Knight Frank Vietnam (KNV), both Ross and Stephen will oversee Knight Frank’s Vietnam operations to further grow and strengthen the business and client relationships.
KFV was launched in 2009 as a start up business and today has grown into one of the country’s top three international property consultancies, operating from two key locations with 90 staff and billions of dollars worth of property under instruction.
Lightfoot has over 12 years’ experience in residential real estate working primarily on $1b to $2b master planned, integrated mixed use residential communities. He has extensive residential experience both in Australia and Asia Pacific.
Likewise Wyatt is an industry specialist on an international level, he has over 15 years’ experience in real estate, 11 of which within the KF group, including 3 years based in Africa and 8 years at the firm’s global head office in London.
Clive Betts, managing director of Knight Frank Asia Pacific said: “The expansion of the Vietnam operation is part of our plan to expand our platform in Asia. With Ross and Stephen’s wide range of property experience we are confident that our business will continue to flourish and grow, in line with our wider Asia Pacific expansion plans.”