Board of Directors | Guocoland Corporate

Board of Directors


Chairman / Non-executive / Non-independent

Mr Raymond Choong 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, the last being President and Chief Executive Officer of Citibank Savings Inc, Philippines. Mr Raymond Choong was the President & Chief Executive Officer of Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad from December 2005 to August 2015. He is currently the Group President & Chief Executive Officer of GuocoLand Limited which is listed on Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited and is the holding company of GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad (“GLM”).

Mr Raymond Choong was appointed to the Board of GLM on 1 September 2015 and subsequently the Chairman of the Board of GLM on 30 April 2018. He does not sit on any committee of GLM.

Mr Raymond Choong is a Director of EcoWorld International Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Securities”).


Group Managing Director / Non-Independent

Datuk Edmund Kong is the Group Managing Director of GuocoLand Malaysia. He joined the Group in January 2016. Datuk Kong has more than 29 years of experience in the property development and construction industry, starting after he returned to Malaysia in 1994 where he joined a renowned architecture firm and subsequently worked with several reputable property developers. Datuk Kong holds a Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) from University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology, Wales, United Kingdom. He is a corporate member of Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia.


Non-Executive Director/Independent

Mr Peter Ho Kok Wai is a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), and Member of The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA).

Mr Peter Ho forged his early career with Everett Pinto & Co., a central London Firm of Chartered Accountants, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1984. Subsequently, in 1987, r Peter Ho joined KPMG Kuala Lumpur (“KPMG KL”) where he progressed to Head of Department in 1992. He was transferred to KPMG Ipoh in 1993 to head the branch and was admitted as Partner in 1995. He was transferred back to KPMG KL in 2005 where he had, at various times, headed the Audit Technical Committee, Audit Function and Marketing Department. He has more than 30 years of auditing experience in a wide range of companies including public listed companies and multinationals, with particular emphasis in manufacturing, distribution and financial services. Mr Peter Ho retired from KPMG in December 2014.

Mr Peter Ho was appointed to the Board of GLM on 20 August 2015. He is the Chairman of the Board Audit & Risk Management Committee and Nominating Committee of GLM.

Mr Peter Ho is a Director of Hong Leong Industries Berhad and Sapura Resources Berhad, companies listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities. He is also a Director of HPMT Holdings Berhad, Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Berhad and Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad, all public companies.


Non-Executive Director/Independent

Encik Zulkiflee has over 35 years’ experience in the banking sector. He started his career with Citibank N.A. in 1979 and left his position as Vice President in November 1991. He then joined Deutsche Bank where he assumed the position of Deputy Managing Director from December 1991 to November 1997. In this capacity, he was responsible for Corporate Banking, International Trade Finance, Operations and Transaction Banking Services. From July 1998 to October 2011, Encik Zulkiflee was the Executive Director of Hong Leong Bank Berhad (“HLB”). He was HLB’s Chief Operating Officer, Group Strategic Support from November 2011 to January 2015. During the tenure with HLB, he was given the responsibility to oversee various areas such as Branch and Banking Operations, Integrated Risk Management, Credit Management, Information Technology, Islamic Banking, Wholesale Operations, Retail Operations, Legal, Corporate Communications & Public Relations and Quality and Customer Experience.

Encik Zulkiflee was appointed to the Board of GLM on 4 December 2015. He is a member of the Board Audit & Risk Management Committee and Nominating Committee of GLM.


Non-Executive Director/Independent

Ms Patricia Chua Put Moy is a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Ms Patricia Chua began her career in Ernst & Young, Liverpool and London, United Kingdom in October 1978. She subsequently served PricewaterhouseCoopers, Kuala Lumpur as Qualified Accountant in October 1982 prior to joining Genting Group where she served in various capacities, including as the Group Management Accountant, Head Office Personnel & Administration Manager, Senior Vice President of Corporate (Genting Sanyen) Human Resource and Information Technology and Member of the Remuneration & Compensation Committee for Genting Berhad/Resorts World Bhd/ Asiatic Bhd.

Ms Patricia Chua was the Regional Project Advisor of Organization Renewal Inc. (Malaysia/Indonesia). She joined VXL Group from July 2004 to September 2005 and served as an Executive Director of Finance, Investment and Human Resource Division. She was the Associate Director of Tax and Advisory Business Development for PricewaterhouseCoopers, Beijing, China.

From October 2009 to July 2013, Ms Patricia Chua had held positions in Avery Dennison BV Hong Kong, Asia Pacific as a Human Resource Director; Paramount Corporation Berhad as the Special Project Director/Director of Business Services and Group Corporate Planner/Human Resource Director; and Kolej Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya as Chief Executive Officer.

Ms Patricia Chua was appointed to the Board of GLM on 1 August 2016. She is a member of the Board Audit & Risk Management Committee and Nominating Committee of GLM.

She is a Director of Mattan Berhad, a public company.