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2024 Speakers


Chris Chong

CEO, Retail and Workspace (SG & MY)

Chris Chong is CEO, Retail and Workspace (Singapore and Malaysia) of CapitaLand Investment since 1 September 2021. He is responsible for the transformation strategy and development of new Retail and Workspace concepts, and oversees asset management and operations in these two countries, including for CapitaLand Integrated Commercial Trust, CapitaLand Ascendas REIT, and CapitaLand Malaysia Trust. Chris currently sits on the board of ION Orchard and Jewel at Changi Airport.


Prior to his current appointment, Chris was Managing Director of CapitaLand Retail for Singapore and Malaysia. Chris was previously the CEO of Orchard Turn Developments, a joint venture company between CapitaLand and Sun Hung Kai Properties. In this role, he was responsible for the strategic, financial and asset management of ION Orchard as well as the developer sales of The Orchard Residences.


Before joining CapitaLand, Chris was the Head of Asset Management for Starhill Global REIT. He previously also held senior positions in the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) in Paris, Hong Kong and Singapore.


Chris is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) and holds an Electrical Engineering degree from a French Grande Ecole, a Master of Information Networking from Carnegie Mellon University, USA, and a Master of Financial Management and Control from ESSEC, Paris.


Chris is proficient in English, Mandarin and French. He currently serves on the management committee of Sentosa Cove. Chris is also a member of Singapore’s Future Economy Council, Lifestyle Sub-Committee and a member of the Fair Tenancy Industry Committee by Singapore Business Federation.

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