Raymond Cheah
Chief Operating Officer, Commercial

Raymond Cheah, 46, a Malaysian male, joined the Company on 2 January 2001 and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer, Commercial, on 1 July 2013. He is responsible for the local, regional and international business development, strategic investment and joint venture, property and asset management; as well as the corporate communication, branding, customer loyalty, sales and marketing initiatives and security services of UEM Sunrise. He also leads the overall development and implementation of all the international projects of UEM Sunrise in Australia, Canada, Singapore and South Africa.

Throughout his tenure with UEM Sunrise, he has completed several major townships, approximately 6,000 apartments ranging from affordable to luxury offerings, over 10 million square feet of commercial spaces including retail and office spaces, as well as notable hospitality and mixed use developments.

On the international front, he spearheaded the company’s maiden venture into Melbourne, Australia via the acquisition of two prime land parcels in the CBD in 2013 and recently the third site on the prestigious St Kilda Road. In Canada, he oversees the Quintet and Alderbridge projects. In South Africa, he leads the beach front joint venture development in Durban Point. In addition, he pioneered the UEM Sunrise team in the mega mixed-use developments of Marina One and DUO in Singapore. He also leads the retail and asset management for Publika and Anjung, heralded as the leading creative retail spaces in Malaysia.

Prior to his career in UEM Sunrise, he was involved in major projects in Malaysia including the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (“KLIA”), mega townships and as well as various largescale mixed-use developments in Malaysia.

He holds a Master of Business Administration (Distinction) from University of Sunderland, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Civil Engineering from University of Iowa, United States of America.