ING Clarion Real Estate Securities has expanded its global property investment team in Hong Kong with the recent addition of Justin Pica as vice president and senior analyst.

With 12 years' experience in the property industry, Pica will be responsible for providing coverage and analysis of listed real-estate securities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. He will report to the Asia-Pacific research team leader and portfolio manager, Christopher Reich.

Before joining the firm, Pica was portfolio manager at ING Investment Management in Hong Kong, where he was responsible for the analysis and management of Asia-Pacific real-estate securities funds.

Prior to that, he worked for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia as a real-estate securities analyst, before which he was a real estate portfolio analyst and financial accountant with Axa Australia.