Our People

Our teams are among the best trained in the self storage industry, several of whom have grown with StorHub since our inception. Bonding together people from different nationalities, we are led by a senior management team who put share their skillsets and expertise as we collaborate towards business excellence.

Mike Hagbeck

Group Chief Executive Officer

  • A pioneer and one of the most experienced operators in the Asia-Pacific self storage industry, with 20+ years of experience and an extensive network of relationships.
  • Founded and served as CEO at four successful self storage companies across seven markets since 2007 including Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan, Australia and China.
  • Founding Director of the Self Storage Association of Asia, the region’s largest self storage industry body with 75+ member companies.


Goh Swee Guan

Group Chief Financial Officer

  • 20+ years of experience in finance, treasury, internal audit, and digital transformation across diverse industry portfolios of differing complexities.
  • 12+ years of experience in regional and global real-estate across public listed, private equity and group platforms with leading real estate group and investors.
  • Professional qualifications as Chartered Accountant (Singapore) in Singapore, Fellow Member of Association of Corporate Treasurers (FCT) and Fellow Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) in the UK.


David Chin

Group Chief Investments Officer

  • 20+ years of experience in the regional real estate private equity industry covering investment, asset management and development across key markets in Asia-Pacific and Europe.
  • Formerly the Chief Investment Officer of Rajawali Property Group, a leading Indonesian based real estate investment and development firm, overseeing USD1 billion AUM mixed-use real estate portfolio. Before Rajawali Property Group, he was with Deutsche Bank RREEF’s Opportunistic Funds investment team in London, where he covered over EUR3 billion AUM of assets located in Europe, UK and China.
  • David received an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania and also holds a Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Imperial College London, United Kingdom.


Patrick Vanderpool

Group Chief Operating Officer

  • 12+ years of specialised operational experience in the self storage industry, holding senior roles in Public Storage and Go Store It Self Storage.
  • 15+ years of experience in the F&B industry, overseeing the operational aspect of the business, including Dunkin’ Brands where he was the Divisional Vice President for over 10 years, Smoothie King, and Burger King Corporation.


Dawn Sim

Group Chief People and Culture Officer (CPCO)

  • 20+ years of broad experience in Senior Leadership roles within multiple organisations across a wide array of industries, including Hospitality, Education, Oil & Gas, Financial, Professional Services and Real Estate.
  • Over 15 years of experience in leading Regional HR Functions across diverse jurisdictions in both the Asia Pacific and Africa regions.
  • With a specialisation in Organisational Transformations and Change Management, her expertise lies in adeptly executing intricate business strategies through lift-outs, merger acquisitions, and fostering regional growth.

Manuel Mauritz

Chief Executive Officer, China

  • 12+ years of experience in self storage and real estate investment, advisory and operation in China.
  • Founded MiniCC in 2012 as China’s first institutional self storage company and has grown the business into the country’s leading owner and operator.
  • Also co-founded Maxxelli Real Estate, a leading real estate consulting firm in China.

Gary Beadell

Executive Director, Hong Kong

  • 25+ years of experience in self storage and regional real estate investment and advisory.
  • Founded The Store House in early 1998, the first self storage company in Hong Kong and sold the operating business in 2014.
  • Founding Director of the Self Storage Association of Asia, the region’s largest self storage industry body with 75+ member companies.
  • Created the Rental Deposit Insurance Program (“RDIP”) for the real estate market with partners AIG and QBE. RDIP was a totally new product to the insurance world.

Hirokazu Kawabata

Chief Executive Officer, Root StorHub

  • 25+ years of experience in self storage, real estate and asset management and extensive network in self storage.
  • Founded Reisebox Tokyo in 1996.

Alex Park

Head of Korea

  • 14+ years of experience in real estate investment, asset management and fund raising in Korea.
  • Previously SVP of Keppel Capital covering multiple asset classes including office, logistics and data center. Also previously worked at Mapletree and Savills.

Simon DeGaris

Chief Executive Officer, Australia

  • 20+ years of experience in AU and NZ self storage development and management.
  • Former Kennards SS National Acquisition and Development Manager with ~AUD 300m+ in total development track record.

Desmond How

Chief Executive Officer of StorHub Malaysia

  • 9+ years of experience in self storage development and management in Malaysia, overseeing Malaysia StorHub and the growth in the Malaysia StorHub portfolio.
  • Co-founded the self storage business Flexi Storage in 2014, alongside his longtime friend Alex Lee, growing the business to managing over 35,000 sq. ft. of storage space and operating 4 facilities in the Kuala Lumpur region.

Vasin Supavej

General Manager, Thailand

  • 9+ years of experience in self storage, safe deposit box and valet storage development and operation in Thailand.
  • Started the self storage business for JWD Group in 2014 and set-up JWD Store It! Co.,Ltd. a joint venture between JWD InfoLogistics Plc. and Store It! Management Singapore in 2017.
  • In charge of business development for JWD Group’s moving and relocation services since 2000’s.
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