Lee Chee Kiang has completed the Real Estate CEO’s Advance Course with Tshinghua University in Beijing and has more than twenty (20) years of experience in the real estate industry. He started from a very humble beginning as a Marketing Executive overseeing project worth RM171 million. Within the next ten (10) years timeframe he has successfully completed development worth RM215 million. In 2007, with the vision to change the Skyline of Kota Kinabalu, he has set-up his own company which has completed project worth approximately RM340 million till to date. He is currently overseeing various projects worth RM640 million and will be managing upcoming project in the pipeline which is estimated to be worth RM4.7 billion.
TAN CHIN HONG Executive Director
Tan Chin Hong holds a Bachelor of Social Science, Major in Economics and Accounting, The Queen’s University of Belfast. He joined Eastland Equity Bhd in 2004. Throughout his tenure with the Group, he is primarily based in the Finance Department. He is a meticulous and strong team member who is proficient in a wide range of accounting functions and operations. He readily adapts to new professional settings, acquires and applies new knowledge toward supporting Company goals. Being versatile and possessing multi-tasking skills, he has also been assigned to various duties involving internal audit, administrative as well as operative jobs in various subsidiaries within the Group during the tenure of his service.
ERIC WEE EI-MAS Executive Director
Eric Wee Ei-Mas trained for his Undergraduate studies in Bachelor of Engineering (Civil & Structure) from the University of Melbourne, Australia and has been registered with the Board of Engineers since 2011. In his 15 years of working experience, Eric has worked in the real estate, property development and construction industries in Malaysia, UAE, Bahrain, Singapore, India and the Philippines.
In his pursuit of continual professional development, Eric has earned a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from the Project Management Institute of America. He has also completed courses for Negotiation, Marketing and Contracts Law with Yale, The Wharton School and Harvard respectively.
PHANG KIEW LIM Executive Director
Derek Phang holds a Bachelor Degree in Commence (major in Accounting and Finance) from University of Sydney, Australia. He was admitted as a member of Certified Practising Accountant (“CPA”) Australia and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, and is registered as an ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountant. He was also a holder of a Capital Markets Services Representative’s License advising on corporate finance issued by the Securities Commission of Malaysia.
In his fifteen (15) years of working experience, Derek Phang has gained extensive experience in the field of corporate finance advisory in pertaining to the corporate transactions such as cross-border mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, capital raising and financing as well as restructuring. Derek Phang has travelled extensively to the People’s Republic of China, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos and Hong Kong where he was exposed to the peculiar cultures and business practices in those countries.
MOHAMED AKWAL BIN SULTAN MOHAMAD Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director
Mohamed Akwal has wide experience in corporate banking and debt recovery. He has extensive experience in SME lending, debt management and personal financial literacy, providing advisory services to corporates, SMEs and individuals.
He started his career with Citibank and has over thirty (30) years of experience in the financial sector with significant experience in debt resolution, having served the National Debt Management Agency (Danaharta, set up by the Government during the 1997 financial crisis) as a Deputy General Manager. Seconded to the Development Finance and Enterprise Department of the Central Bank in 2003, he also assisted in setting up the SME Special Unit and was instrumental in the setting up of Small Debt Resolution Scheme.
He was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of the Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK), a company owned by the Central Bank of Malaysia.
Akwal presently is the Chief Executive Officer of My Tech Division Sdn Bhd, a company involved in the Human Resource solution.
MASLEENA BINTI ZAID Independent Non-Executive Director
Masleena Binti Zaid is an L.L.B. (Hons) graduate from Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom. She was admitted to the High Court of Malaya as an advocate and solicitor in 2001. She is also a registered Trade Mark Agent. Her predominantly areas of practise are corporate, commercial and company law. Her portfolio includes providing advise to corporate clients which matters varies from liaising with relevant authorities for clients, dealing with human management issues, conveyancing matters and preparing agreements and on case-to-case basis.
Prior to founding Masleena,Yee & Partners, Masleena was with the Securities Commission of Malaysia as Senior Prosecuting Officer and subsequently with the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) as Head of Interest Scheme Section and acting Head for the Insolvency Section.
ONG LU YUAN Independent Non-Executive Director
Ong Lu Yuan graduated with BSc in Accountancy from University of East Anglia, Norwich in 1996 and was admitted as an Associate member of the ICAEW on November 2000. He is now a fellow member and was recently accredited with the Business Finance Professional qualification.
He joined Sunway TES lecture team in 2004 and specializes in the subjects of Audit Assurance Corporate Reporting (formerly known as Business Reporting) as well as Case Study since 2018. He was also involved in both the ACCA fundamental and professional levels with F8 (Audit & Assurance), P1 (Corporate Governance, Risks and Ethics) and P7 (Advances Audit Assurance) together with MICPA Audit Assurance paper.
His passion for teaching and mentoring has produced numerous groups achieving 100% percent pass rates together and ICAEW World Prize Winners for Audit Assurance paper (Watts Prize) on numerous occasions. In addition, he has produced a MICPA World Price Winner for Audit Assurance and another ACCA Malaysian Prize Winner for the Advance Audit Assurance Paper.
He is concurrently running his own business which is predominantly involved in the property development industry based in Melaka and has special interest in building architectures and interior designs. He has to date completed approximately 1,000 units of medium and medium-high cost residential properties.