Mr. Gu has expansive professional experience in the real estate development industry in Asia and the US. Prior to joining Almat Group, Mr. Gu worked for Swire Hotels, a fully-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong based multinational real estate developer Swire Properties. At Swire Hotel’s corporate office, Mr. Gu was responsible for marketing communications and brand strategies for a collection of ultra-luxury boutique hotels as well as lifestyle business hotels.  Prior to that, Mr. Gu held various roles in the operational departments of hotels in Hong Kong and Beijing. Mr. Gu graduated with a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Hotel Management from the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a Masters of Science in Real Estate Development from the Graduate School of Architecture & Planning Preservation at Columbia University.