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Management Team

Mr. Tan Choon Siang

Chief Executive Officer

Please refer to description under the section on 'Board of Directors' Profile.

Mr. Soon Yeong Chyan, 52, Malaysian (Male)

Chief Financial Officer

Yeong Chyan leads the finance team and is responsible for CLMT's financial management functions including the preparation of statutory accounts, budgeting, sourcing and management of funds, management of treasury and tax affairs, compliance, liaison with external audit, 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).

Mr. Matthew Loh Woei Lieh, 39, Malaysian (Male)

Head, Investment

Matthew heads the investment function of the Manager and is responsible to grow and diversify CLMT's portfolio. Instrumental in developing CLMT's asset diversication strategy in 2021, he is responsible for developing 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 15 years of experience in the real estate industry covering financial feasibility study, capital structuring, due diligence, valuation and strategic planning. He obtained his degree in bachelor of commerce from Deakin University, Australia.

Ms. Melaine Ong Sook Mun, 40, Malaysian (Female)

Deputy Head, Portfolio Management

Melaine heads the Portfolio Management function of the Manager where she is responsible for the formulation and implementation of asset strategies and business plans for CLMT’s portfolio. She leads a team of asset managers to ensure the successful deployment of asset enhancement initiatives (AEIs) and control of budget, with the aim to maximise asset value and returns. She is also responsible for the valuation and capex optimisation of the portfolio.

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 and Political Science, UK.

Ms. Jasmine Loo Pik Kwan Abdullah, 43, Malaysian (Female)

Senior Manager, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications

Jasmine is responsible for building rapport and facilitating transparent communications with CLMT's Unitholders, potential and existing investors, analysts and media through various communication channels, as well as collating feedback from the investment community.

Jasmine has worked in the media and real estate industry for more than 15 years of experience in investor relations, corporate communications and media relations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (English Language) from University Putra of Malaysia.

Ms. Norlyn Kamal Basha, 44, Malaysian (Female)

Compliance Officer
Head, Legal & Secretariat

With more than 18 years of experience, Norlyn has been an in-house legal counsel in both public listed and private limited companies. She advised large and diversified corporations in corporate and commercial matters, litigation, property development, landlord and tenant issues, industrial relations, conveyancing as well as on compliance and governance. She helms the portfolios of legal, secretariat, compliance and risk management for the Manager.

Norlyn holds a Bachelor of Law degree from University of Malaya and is an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya.