February 10, 2022 — essensys, the world’s leading provider of software and technology to the office sector, announces four new appointments across multiple business areas of its Asia Pacific business. Further enhancing its sales, customer success, engineering and sales teams, the appointments are a reflection of the company’s global growth and capabilities.

Based in Singapore, Martijn Douven joins the team as Head of Sales, Southeast Asia, while Elizabeth Ball joins the Hong Kong office as Head of Sales, North Asia. Both sales leaders will play a significant role in building key relationships with landlords and flexible workspace providers as they look to digitally enable their commercial portfolios. Martijn has extensive experience in the commercial real estate industry, having served in multiple commercial roles in Asia and Europe with companies such as Philips, Signify and Smarten Spaces. Elizabeth is an industry veteran who brings strong commercial real estate expertise from previous roles in sales and business development with JLL, Colliers, China Resources and K11.

Amiee Lo joins essensys as Customer Success Manager, based in Hong Kong, to support clients in optimising how they engage and leverage essensys software and technology. Amie previously worked with CBRE and Shun Tak, where she was responsible for office leasing and sales management with a focus on mixed-use development projects.

Based in Sydney, Shashi Karna joins the team as Sales Engineer. With more than fourteen years of experience with Australia’s largest mobile network company, Telstra, Shashi brings a deep expertise in telecommunications and connectivity to support the customer experience across the essensys network in APAC.

Commenting on the appointments, Eric Schaffer, CEO Asia Pacific, said: ‘Martijn, Elizabeth, Amiee and Shashi have incredible knowledge and expertise, which combined with the talented people currently working across the APAC region, will be invaluable as essensys continues to grow. The region continues to be a key area for growth for essensys, and I look forward to welcoming those new hires at such an exciting time for the business.

The company has ambitious growth plans to increase global market share as demand for flexibility in in the office sector grows. essensys in APAC is led by property industry veterans in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Sydney. To learn more, contact us here.


About essensys

Established in 2006, essensys is the world’s leading software and technology provider to the fast-evolving office space sector. We empower ambitious landlords and workspace providers to deliver next-generation office experiences. Our secure, all-in-one platform is specifically designed to solve the unique challenges of operating and scaling exceptional in-building experiences – secure digital infrastructure, effective space setup, seamless operations and friction-free occupier interactions. All powered by our proven private network and cloud infrastructure. We power more than 20 million sq ft across 250+ cities and are trusted by the world’s leading landlords and operators.