Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr Tham Kuo Wei is both an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer of the Manager.
Prior to joining the Manager, he was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (from August 2009) and Chief Investment Officer (from April 2008 to August 2009) of the Sponsor’s Industrial Business Unit where he was responsible for structuring, setting up and managing real estate investment platforms in Singapore and the region.
Prior to this, Mr Tham was the Chief Investment Officer of CIMB-Mapletree Management Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysia from July 2005, and he was responsible for setting up and managing the private equity real estate fund. He was instrumental in securing investments from institutional investors in Malaysia and overseas. He was also responsible for sourcing and acquiring completed assets as well as managing development projects across the office, retail, industrial and residential sectors.
Before Mr Tham’s secondment to CIMB-Mapletree Management Sdn. Bhd., he was Senior Vice President of Asset Management in the Sponsor and was responsible for the Sponsor’s portfolio of Singapore commercial, industrial and residential assets. He joined the Sponsor in June 2002 as the Project Director for its new Business and Financial Centre project at the New Downtown in Singapore. Prior to joining the Sponsor, Mr Tham held various positions in engineering and logistics management in PSA Corporation from 1993 to 2002.
Mr Tham holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore.