Dato' Dr Choo Yeow Ming
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ("CEO")
Dato' Choo was appointed as Director of CREG since 6 July 2006. As CEO, he is responsible for the overall operations, management, strategic planning and business development of the Group. A lawyer by training, Dato' Choo obtained his law degrees from the University of Malaya, the Chicago-Kent College of Law and the Harvard University Law School. Thereafter, Dato' Choo practiced as an attorney in Chicago, Minneapolis, New York and Hong Kong, specialising in capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions. Dato' Choo was a partner at Winthrop Stimson Putnam & Roberts (now known as Pillsbury Winthrop) from 1992 to 2001, before becoming the executive chairman of Capital Strategic Investment Limited, which is listed on the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited. In that role, Dato' Choo took overall management responsibility for Capital Strategic Investment Limited before he stepped down in 2005.
Lee Keng Mun
Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer ("COO")
Mr Lee was appointed to the Board on 14 November 2012. In his role, he is responsible for overseeing the
Group's business and operations, which include but are not limited to business development, finance, administration, corporate secretarial functions, corporate governance and communication.
Mr Lee joined the Company in November 2007 as Group Financial Controller and was promoted to the
post of Chief Financial Officer in November 2009, a role he continued to assume after his appointment to
the Board, and COO in December 2016. Before joining the Group, he was with the assurance and advisory
business services division of Ernst & Young Singapore from January 2007 to October 2007. He was with
Deloitte & Touche Malaysia from May 1997 to February 2005. From March 2005 to December 2006, he joined as
senior manager of a listed company of Bursa Malaysia. Mr Lee holds a Bachelor of Accounting from the
University of Malaya and is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Malaysian
Institute of Accountants. He is also an independent director of Arion Entertainment Singapore Limited.
Mr Zhang was appointed to the Board on 22 March 2018. Mr Zhang holds postgraduate qualifications specialising in real estate economic management and law. Mr Zhang has more than 30 years of experience in real estate development and investments, ecological low-carbon businesses, health care and retirement businesses as well as the transformation and upgrade of cultural and tourism businesses in China. He is the President of China Real Estate Union Investment Co., Ltd (中房集团联合投资股份有限公司), a pioneer in China's real estate development.
Lum Moy Foong
Ms Lum was appointed to the Board on 22 March 2018. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia. She has more than 25 years of expereince in handling the finance, corporate affairs, legal and corporate secretary matters of public listed companies and private limited companies. She is currently the CFO and Executive Director of a non-listed public company.
Dr Lam Lee G.
Lead Independent Director
Dr Lam was appointed to the Board on 5 June 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Sciences and Mathematics,
a Master of Science in Systems Science, and a Master of Business Administration, all from the University
of Ottawa in Canada, a post-graduate Diploma in Public Administration from Carleton University in Canada, a
postgraduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law and a LLB (Hons) in law from Manchester Metropolitan
University in the United Kingdom, a LLM in law from the City University of Wolverhampton in the United
Kingdom, a PCLL in law from the City University of Hong Kong, a Certificate in Professional Accountancy from the
Chinese University of Hong Kong SCS, and Master of Public Administration and a Doctor of Philosophy from the
University of Hong Kong. A former member of the Hong Kong Bar, Dr Lam is a solicitor of the High Court of
Hong Kong, an honorary fellow of CPA Australia and a fellow of CMA Australia, a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of
Arbitrators, an accredited mediator of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, and a fellow of the Hong
Kong Institute of Directors, and a honorary fellow of the University of Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE).
Dr Lam has over 30 years of international experience in general management, management consulting, corporate governance,
direct investment, investment banking and fund management across the telecommunications/media/technology,
consumer/ healthcare, infrastructure/ real estate, resources/ energy and financial services sectors. He is
chairman of Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited, non-executive Chairman – Hong Kong and
ASEAN Region and Chief Adviser to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Asia, a member of the
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government's Committee on Innovation, Technology and Re-Industrialization, the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health, the Council on Professional Conduct in Education, and the Court of the City
University of Hong Kong, convenor of the Panel of Advisors on Building Management Disputes of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Home Affairs Department, president of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the
Pacific Sustainable Network Executive Council and chairman of its Task Force on Banking and Finance, chairman of the
Permanent Commission on Economic and Financial Issues of World Union of Small and Medium Enterprises, a board
member of Pacific Basin Economic Council, a member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council Belt and Road Committee and the Sir Murray MacLehose Trust Fund Investment
Advisory Committee, honorary advisor to the Hong Kong Business Angel Network, honorary chairman – Asia-
Pacific of CMA Australia, chairman of Monte Jade Science and Technology Association of Hong Kong, president
of Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Foundation, vice president of the Hong Kong Real Property
Federation, special adviser to the Asia-Pacific Real Estates Association, a Board member of the Chinese General
Chamber of Commerce of Hong Kong and the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macau, a founding board member and the honorary treasurer of the Hong Kong Vietnam Chamber of Commerce, vice chairman of the Hong Kong Myanmar
Chamber of Commerce, a founding member of the Hong Kong-Korea Business Council, and a member of the Hong Kong-Thailand Business Council.
Dr. Lam earlier served as a part-time member of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government's
Central Policy Unit, and a member of the Task Force on Industry Facilitation under the Digital 21 Strategy Advisory
Committee, the Assessment Panel of the Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme under the Innovation and Technology Fund, the Derivatives Market Consultative Panel of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, the General Council and the Corporate Governance Committee of the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies, the New Business Committee of the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council and the Legal Aid Services Council.
Chew Soo Lin
Mr Chew was appointed to the Board on 5 June 2007. He qualified as an U.K. Chartered Accountant in 1971 and worked with international audit firms in England and Singapore till 1978 when he joined the Khong Guan group of companies. Mr Chew
is currently the executive Chairman of Khong Guan Limited. He is also an independent director of Duty
Free International Limited and MTQ Corporation Limited. Mr Chew
was previously deputy managing director of Khong Guan Holdings (Malaysia) Bhd and executive director
of United Malayan Flour Mills Bhd, which were public listed companies in Malaysia.
Yap Siean Sin
Mr Yap was appointed to the Board on 5 June 2007. Mr Yap holds postgraduate qualifications in architecture
as well as in town planning. Mr Yap has extensive experience as a consultant architect, town planner
and also business management of numerous construction and property development projects in
Malaysia, Singapore and China. He is a corporate member of the Royal Institute of British Architects,
Malaysian Institute of Town Planners, Malaysian Institute of Architects, British Institute of Interior Design, and
an Associate Member of the British Institute of Building Engineers. Mr Yap is also an independent director of
China Medical (International) Group Limited.
Lien Kait Long
Mr Lien was appointed to the Board on 16 May 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy from Nanyang University (Singapore) and is a fellow of both Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia. He has held a number of senior management positions as well as executive directorship in various public and private corporations in Singapore, Hong Kong and China. Currently, he serves as an independent director on the board of several Singapore and Chinese companies listed on the Singapore Exchange. The listed companies he has current and prior experience in are from diverse industries including manufacturing, renewable energy, oil and gas service provider, consumer goods, property and packaging products.