Chairman – 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 Chief Executive Officer of Country Heights Holdings Berhad in 1996 and Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Sunrise Berhad from 1997 to 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 is the current Chairman of InvestKL Corporation and Malaysia Airports (Niaga) Sdn Bhd, a director of the Construction Industry Development Board and also EPF subsidiary, Kwasa Land Sdn Bhd. He is the Immediate Past President and Patron of the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association of Malaysia.
Datuk Seri Yam also sits on the boards of Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad and Paramount Corporation Berhad as a senior independent director and as an independent non-executive director of Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad and Standard Chartered Foundation. He also sits on the boards of several CMS subsidiary companies. He does not have any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the CMS Group and has no family relationship with any other director and/or major shareholder of the Company.