Key Senior Management
 Group Chief Executive Officer
Mr Cheng Hsing Yao

Mr Cheng was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the Group and Executive Director to the Board on 1 July 2021 and was re-elected as Director at the Company’s AGM held on 28 October 2021. Mr Cheng is proposed for re-election as Director at the Company’s AGM to be held on 27 October 2023.

Mr Cheng joined the Group in October 2012 and has assumed various positions, the last role being that of Group Managing Director of GuocoLand Singapore since 2014. Prior to joining the Group, he was with the Singapore public service at the Urban Redevelopment Authority (“URA”) and the Centre for Liveable Cities (“CLC”) (Ministry of National Development).

Mr Cheng is currently a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of GLM REIT Management Sdn Bhd, an indirect subsidiary of the Company and the Manager of Tower Real Estate Investment Trust which is listed on Bursa Malaysia.

He is a Board Member of the Land Transport Authority of Singapore, a member of the National Parks Board, Singapore, and a member of CLC’s Advisory Panel. He is a member of URA’s International Panel of Experts, Design Advisory Committee and Heritage and Identity Partnership. He co-chairs the Central Procurers Panel at the Building and Construction Authority, Singapore, and is a member of the management board of the Institute of Real Estate and Urban Studies at the National University of Singapore. He was the Founding Chairman of Discover Tanjong Pagar — the business association to promote Tanjong Pagar as a destination to the wider community, and currently serves as a Director of the association.

Mr Cheng was appointed by the President of the Republic of Singapore to serve as a Nominated Member of Parliament from January 2021 to July 2023.

Mr Cheng holds a Bachelor of Architecture (First Class Honours) from Newcastle University, United Kingdom and a Master in Design Studies (with Distinction) from Harvard University.

 Group Chief Financial Officer
Mr Andrew Chew

Mr Chew is the Group Chief Financial Officer. He joined the Group in 2011 and held several positions, the latest being Chief Financial Officer of the Group’s Singapore operations.

As Group CFO, Mr Chew is responsible for all financial matters of the Group, including financial reporting and operations, corporate finance, taxation, risk management and treasury functions. He is also involved in driving GuocoLand’s environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) and digitalisation efforts.

Prior to joining GuocoLand, Mr Chew worked with GL Limited (then known as GuocoLeisure Limited), owned by Hong Kong-listed Guoco Group Limited.

Mr Chew holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Monash University, Australia. He is a certified practicing accountant with CPA Australia and a chartered accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

 Group Company Secretary
Ms Mary Goh

Ms Goh was appointed the Group Company Secretary in June 2015. In this capacity, she leads the corporate secretarial function and advises the Board of Directors as well as its Committees on all governance matters. Ms Goh has more than two decades of extensive corporate secretarial experience with strong track record in professional consultancy firms and public listed companies.

Ms Goh is a Fellow of the Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore. 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 was 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.

 Managing Director, Asset Management
Ms Valerie Wong

Ms Wong is the Managing Director of Asset Management for the Group. She joined the Group in 2014, first as General Manager for Commercial Leasing for the Group’s Singapore business.

As Managing Director, Asset Management, Ms Wong oversees the asset management strategies for the Group’s expanding portfolio of investment properties in Singapore, China and Malaysia. Ms Wong has almost 30 years of experience in asset management, and spearheaded the launch of the Group’s premium Grade A offices at Guoco Tower and Guoco Midtown. She also led the placemaking efforts of the integrated development and was a founding member of the Discover Tanjong Pagar Business Improvement District initiative.

Ms Wong holds a Bachelor of Science (Real Estate) with Second Class Upper Honours from the National University of Singapore, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia.

 Country Head, GuocoLand China
Mr Peter Lee Wai Mun

Mr Lee is the Country Managing Director of GuocoLand China. He joined the Group in April 2022. Mr Lee leads GuocoLand’s businesses in China and its diverse portfolio of development and investment assets.

Having operated in China for more than 20 years and led China business development for a regional property developer, Mr Lee brings with him a wealth of experience in China’s real estate market. He was instrumental in the acquisition and management of development projects and joint ventures across the region.

Before joining the real estate sector in 2008, Mr Lee was with the Singapore public service as a regional director at International Enterprise Singapore. He founded and led the Western China operations, helping Singapore companies secure business opportunities in Western China. He was subsequently designated Head of Singapore Consulate in Chengdu. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Computer & Info Sciences) from the National University of Singapore.

 Country Head, GuocoLand Malaysia
Puan Noorbaizura Hermeyney

Puan Noorbaizura Hermeyney is the Managing Director of GuocoLand Malaysia. She brings with her close to 20 years of experience including in investment and asset management. She was instrumental in spearheading the real estate portfolios for several public listed real estate investment trusts and government-linked companies. Besides in Malaysia, she has also managed portfolios, in other countries including Japan and the United States, successfully securing new major investments as well as strategic partnerships and joint ventures.

Most recently, Puan Noorbaizura served as the Chief Executive Officer of GLM REIT Management Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of GuocoLand Malaysia and the Manager of Tower Real Estate Investment Trust (“Tower REIT”), a real estate investment trust listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Tower REIT has three prime office buildings in Kuala Lumpur with close to one million square feet of Grade A office space.

Puan Noorbaizura holds a Bachelor in Accounting & Finance with First Class Honours from Universiti Teknologi Mara in Malaysia, and was a Chartered Accountant registered with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”).


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