Ms. Lau is a Managing Director in the Ares Secondaries Group, where she focuses on real estate secondaries. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, she was a Senior Portfolio Manager at Hong Kong Monetary Authority, where she led the Asia real estate acquisition and portfolio management. Previously, Ms. Lau was a Director at Aetos Capital Real Estate, where she was responsible for Asia ex-Japan investments and asset management. In addition, Ms. Lau was an Analyst at Morgan Stanley's Real Estate Investing business. She holds a B.S. from Carnegie Mellon University in Business Administration.