The Manager

Key Management

Mr Liew Chee Seng James
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Mr Liew joined the Manager in June 2018 as its Chief Operating Officer, appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in October 2018, as Chief Executive Officer in May 2019 and as Executive Director of the Board in December 2019.

Prior to joining the Manager, he was Senior Director, Corporate Finance and Asset Enhancement at Lippo Group from September 2015 to May 2018, where he worked on various real estate projects in Indonesia. Mr Liew has more than 20 years of experience in the finance and real estate industries, having served in various capacities with Temasek Holdings, United Overseas Bank, UOB Asset Management and Raiffeisen Bank.

Mr Liew obtained his Masters in Business Administration (Strategic Management) and Bachelor of Business, Banking and Finance (First Class Honours) from the Nanyang Technological University.

Mr Wong Yoon Thim
Chief Financial Officer

Mr Wong joined the Manager in July 2021. He has more than 15 years of experience as CFO of listed companies in Singapore and Hong Kong, with in-depth knowledge of the listing rules of both the Singapore Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange as well as corporate governance practices and guidelines. Prior to joining the Manager, Mr Wong spent eight years with a SGX mainboard-listed company in the construction and manufacturing sector. He has strong track record in fundraising, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and operational restructuring exercises.

Mr Wong is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Mr Cheng Jih Min
Senior Asset Director

Mr Cheng joined the Manager in March 2021. He has more than 30 years of experience in property management, asset management, and development of integrated retail, commercial, mixed-use, and township projects in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Prior to joining the Manager, he spent eight years in Malaysia in senior management roles with leading property developers across residential, commercial, and retail real estate.

Mr Cheng holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Science in Estate Management from the National University of Singapore. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors, a Green Mark Accredited Professional (Facilities Management), and a certified Marshall Goldsmith Executive Coach.

Ms Ella Jia
Financial Controller

Ms Jia joined the Manager as Finance Manager in September 2013, appointed as Senior Manager, Treasury and Financial Accounting in July 2016. She was subsequently promoted to Financial Controller in January 2019. She oversees the financial reporting, taxation, treasury and risk management, capital management and asset acquisition activities of LMIR Trust. Ms Jia has more than 10 years of industry experience in REITs and private funds. Prior to joining the Manager, she spent the first four years of her finance career with BDO Raffles and Deloitte & Touche LLP, and subsequently worked for Frasers Commercial Trust as a Finance Manager and Prologis Singapore as the Reporting Manager.

Ms Jia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Linguistics and is a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants as well as a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).