Y Bhg Datuk Seri Yam Kong Choy

Datuk Seri Michael Yam_d

Independent, Non-Executive Director
Member – Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Member – Group Risk Committee

Datuk Seri Yam Kong Choy was appointed to the Board of CMS on 5 May 2015. Datuk Seri Yam graduated in Building and Management Studies from the University of Westminster, United Kingdom in 1979. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Datuk Seri Yam had an illustrious career spanning more than 35 years in construction, real estate and corporate sectors. He was the former CEO of Country Heights Holdings Berhad in 1996 and CEO/MD of Sunrise Berhad from 1997-2008 and was actively involved in the development and management of hotels, resorts, shopping malls, golf courses, international schools, residential and mix-use developments in Malaysia, South Africa, UK and Australia.

Datuk Seri Yam Kong Choy is the current Chairman of InvestKL Corporation, a director of the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce, Malaysia Property Incorporated and also EPF Subsidiary, Kwasa Land Sdn Bhd. He is the Immediate Past President of the Real Estate and Housing Developers Association of Malaysia and until recently a member of the Advisory Board to the Mayor and City of Kuala Lumpur.

Qualified as a Chartered Construction Manager, he was the only Malaysian ever elected onto the Board of Trustees of the 180 year old Chartered Institute of Building.

Datuk Seri Yam also sits on the boards of Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad, Paramount Corporation Berhad, Sunway Berhad, Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad, Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad, and Standard Chartered Foundation and Samalaju Properties Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary company of CMS.

He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company.