Chief Executive Officer
Assisted by the management, Choon Siang is responsible for executing CMRM’s strategy and its day-to-day operations for CLMT.
Please refer to description under the section on 'Board of Directors' Profile.
Chief Financial Officer
Yeong Chyan leads the finance team and is responsible for CLMT’s financial management functions including the financial and management reporting, taxation, budgeting, treasury and all other finance-related matters.
He started his career with Price Waterhouse, currently known as PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has more than 20 years of working experience in the field of auditing as well as in leading and managing the full spectrum of finance functions of companies involved in various industries including plantation & integrated palm oil manufacturing, property development & investment and investment holdings.
Yeong Chyan holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree from University of Malaya. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
Matthew heads the investment function of the Manager and is responsible for formulating and executing investment and divestment strategies to enhance CLMT’s portfolio returns.
Matthew has worked for a reputable conglomerate in Malaysia and a government-linked real estate company in Singapore and China. He has more than 17 years of experience in the real estate industry covering financial feasibility study, due diligence, investment, valuation, capital structuring, strategic planning and regulatory compliance. He obtained his Master of Science in Real Estate Investment Finance (Distinction), Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom.
Deputy Head, Portfolio Management
Melaine heads the Portfolio Management function of the Manager where she is responsible for the formulation and implementation of CLMT's portfolio and asset strategies and business plans. She leads a team of asset managers to ensure the successful deployment of AEIs and budgetary control, with the aim to maximise asset value and returns.
Melaine has more than 10 years of experience in the real estate and REIT sector. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance, London School of Economics & Political Science, UK.
Senior Manager, Investor Relations & Sustainability
Jasmine is responsible for building rapport and facilitating transparent communications with various stakeholders including CLMT’s Unitholders, potential and existing institutional investors, analysts and media. She is also responsible for formulating and implementing overall investor relations strategy.
Jasmine has worked in the media and real estate industry for more than 20 years of experience in investor relations, corporate communications and media relations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (English Language) from University Putra of Malaysia.
Phaik San has more than 12 years of experience in the legal profession. She was previously in legal practice for about five years and moved on to the role as an in-house legal counsel for several private limited and public listed corporations. She has experience in matters relating to asset acquisition, corporate financing, property development, strata management, leasing, aviation acquisition and financing, litigation, compliance and corporate advisory. She is responsible for all legal and compliance matters of CMRM.
Phaik San holds a LLB (Honours) Degree from University of Malaya and is an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya.