Key Senior Management
 Group President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr Raymond Choong

Mr Choong joined the Group in September 2015. He has over 30 years of experience in banking, of which 23 years were with Citibank in Malaysia. He had held various senior positions within the Citibank Group with the last being President & Chief Executive Officer of Citibank Savings Inc, Philippines. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Choong was the President & Chief Executive Officer of Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad, which is listed on the Main Market of Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia”). Mr Choong had also served as the Chairman of Hong Leong Asset Management Bhd and Hong Leong Bank (Cambodia) PLC, as well as a Director of Hong Leong Assurance Berhad, Hong Leong MSIG Takaful Berhad and Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad, all public companies. He currently sits on the Board of GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad, an indirect subsidiary of the Company and Eco World International Berhad, both listed on Bursa Malaysia. Mr Choong obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry (Honours) degree in 1979 and a Master of Business Administration in 1981 from the University of Otago, New Zealand.

 Group Chief Financial Officer
Mr Richard Lai

Mr Lai joined the Group in March 2015. In this capacity, he is overall responsible for all financial matters of the Group including financial reporting and operations, corporate finance, treasury, tax, investor relations, corporate communications, financial planning and analysis, performance and risk management. Mr Lai has more than 25 years of working experience in various capacities in property, engineering, infrastructure and banking industries. He has held various leadership positions in various corporations and is experienced with businesses in various countries in Asia including China and Vietnam, the United Kingdom and Australia. Prior to that, Mr Lai spent nearly 13 years as a banker with various local and international financial institutions. Mr Lai is a member of the Malaysian Mensa Society. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economic Studies (Honours) with a major in Accounting and Finance from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

 Group Company Secretary
Ms Mary Goh

Ms Goh joined the Group in June 2015.  She has more than two decades of corporate secretarial experience in professional consultancy firms and public listed companies. Ms Goh is a Fellow of the Singapore Association of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. She holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of South Australia and a Master of Laws in Commercial Law from the Singapore Management University. Ms Goh is also a speaker for the Directors Compliance Programme organised by the Institute of Corporate Law (ICL) which manages the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority’s (ACRA) education and outreach efforts on corporate law.

 Country Head, GuocoLand Singapore
Mr Cheng Hsing Yao

Mr Cheng is the Group Managing Director of GuocoLand Singapore. He is also a director of Eco World International Berhad, GuocoLand’s associate company with key projects in the United Kingdom and Australia. He joined the Group in 2012, as Chief Operating Officer of GuocoLand Singapore, before becoming Managing Director, Group Project Office in the GuocoLand head office. Prior to joining GuocoLand, he was with the Singapore public service. There, he held leadership positions at the Centre for Liveable Cities and the Urban Redevelopment Authority, and was involved in projects such as Singapore Marina Bay and the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City. He was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2006. He is a World Cities Summit Young Leader and a member of the Urban Redevelopment Authority Design Advisory Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture (1st Class Honours) from Newcastle University, United Kingdom and a Master in Design Studies (Distinction) from Harvard University.

 Country Head, GuocoLand China
Mr Hoon Teck Ming

Mr Hoon is the Group Managing Director of GuocoLand China. He joined the Group in May 2016. Mr Hoon has 31 years of experience in the property development and construction industry, of which 18 years was in China holding various senior management positions. Prior to joining GuocoLand, he was Property Director cum President China in Wing Tai Property Management from 2013 to 2016 and was Regional General Manager, Southwest China in CapitaLand China from 2007 to 2013. Prior to these, he had also worked with other property development companies and construction companies in Dubai, China and Singapore. Mr Hoon holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (1st Class Honours) from National University of Singapore. He is a senior member of The Institute of Engineers, Singapore, and is also a Professional Engineer of the Professional Engineers Board Singapore.

 Country Head, GuocoLand Malaysia
Datuk Edmund Kong

Datuk Kong is the Group Managing Director of GuocoLand Malaysia. He joined the Group in January 2016. Datuk Kong has more than 27 years of experience in the property development and construction industry. He started his career as a Senior Architect in BEP Arkitek Sdn Bhd. He served as the Director of Project and Product Planning of Perdana Parkcity Sdn Bhd from year 2003 to 2008, where he played a major role in the planning and designing of the township called Desa ParkCity, Kuala Lumpur. He joined TA Global Berhad in April 2008 as the Director of Planning & Design and was then promoted to Chief Operating Officer in August 2008. Prior to joining GuocoLand, he was Group Managing Director of Tropicana Corporation Berhad. Datuk Kong holds a Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) from University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology (UWIST), Wales, United Kingdom. He is a member of the Architects Registration Board in the United Kingdom and a corporate member of Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia.

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