Patrick Kelly

Patrick Kelly is a real estate investor, professional advisor and businessman with over 25 years in sales & marketing and general management experience, more than two thirds of which have been in China. He has been involved with inbound and outbound China investment for more than 15 years acting as advisor and principal for both mergers and acquisitions and direct investment in the real estate, construction and design sectors.

Patrick is a Partner with Affinity China, a private network which provides access to unique luxury, lifestyle, travel and real estate opportunities around the world for its Chinese members and helps brands understand and connect with China’s high net worth and mass affluent. He also serves as Executive Consultant for Exolus International Advisory, a management consultancy & investment advisory business and was the catalyst for Exolus’ partnership with Binswanger, a leading global corporate real estate services firm.

Currently, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Health Care Management China Ltd, where he chairs the real estate committee and leads the elderly care initiative.From 2007-2009 he served as the Chair of the American Chamber of Commerce Shanghai’s Real Estate Committee, founding the Chamber’s annual Sustainability Conference and most recently organizing the inaugural 2013 AmCham Shanghai Chinese Investment to the United States Conference.

Patrick is the past Head of Developer Services at a top 3 global real estate services firm based in China and worked previously as Marketing Director & Director of International Development for the developer of Sheshan International Golf Club & Estate, China’s most recognized private member’s golf club and annual host of the WGC – HSBC Champions.. Patrick has a successful track record of building, managing and motivating profitable teams that enhance shareholder value. He first visited China in 1988 and was back forth several times before moving from Vancouver B.C., settling in Shanghai in 1997. Patrick is a fluent Mandarin speaker.