Mr Jason Leow
Chief Executive Officer
Jason Leow is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CapitaLand Development. Prior to his current appointment, Jason was President, Singapore & International of CapitaLand Group, where he was responsible for the businesses within CapitaLand’s core markets of Singapore, Vietnam, as well as other international markets (excluding China and India).
Jason’s career with CapitaLand started over 26 years ago in 1994. Almost half of his tenure with the Group was spent growing the Group’s businesses in China. From 2009 to 2014, Jason was the CEO of CapitaLand China. Under his leadership, the China team streamlined and grew the residential and integrated development businesses, including the development and operations of eight Raffles City projects in China. In 2014, he returned to Singapore and took on the role of CEO and Executive Director of CapitaLand Mall Asia. In 2017, Jason was appointed Group Chief Operating Officer of CapitaLand Group and was responsible for efficient and cost-effective support services for business operations across geographies and asset classes globally. Subsequently, Jason was appointed CapitaLand’s President for Asia* and Retail.
Jason is a Chartered Accountant and holds an Executive Master of Business Administration from Fudan University and in 2007, he attended the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School.
* Asia (ex-China)
Mr Tan Yew Chin
Chief Executive Officer
CapitaLand Development (Singapore)
Tan Yew Chin is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CapitaLand Development (Singapore). He is responsible for CapitaLand Development’s businesses in Singapore across all asset classes, as well as CapitaLand Development’s expansion in new markets.
Before this appointment, Yew Chin was CEO, CapitaLand Singapore, responsible for CapitaLand’s retail, residential and workspace businesses in Singapore. Prior to joining CapitaLand in July 2019, he was CEO, Singapore & South East Asia, Ascendas-Singbridge, where he oversaw investment and development management and asset management in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam.
Yew Chin has more than 30 years of real estate experience across the fields of investment, development and asset management. He was one of the pioneers who helped set up Technology Park Pte Ltd (the predecessor of Arcasia Land and Ascendas) in 1990 and was instrumental in establishing and growing the Singapore portfolio. Yew Chin started his career in 1987 with Colliers Goh and Tan, where he was responsible for managing a portfolio of residential, industrial and commercial properties.
Yew Chin holds a Bachelor of Science (Building) from the National University of Singapore.
Mr Tan Tze Shang
Chief Executive Officer, CapitaLand Development (China) and
Managing Director, Ascott China
Tan Tze Shang is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CapitaLand Development (China). He is responsible for CapitaLand Development’s businesses in China across all asset classes. He is concurrently Managing Director, Ascott China, responsible for Ascott’s investments, business development and operations in China.
Tze Shang has vast experiences in investment and business development and has spent the last 20 years residing and working in China. Tze Shang joined Ascott China, the lodging arm of CapitaLand Group in 2008. Between 2008 and 2016, he took on various leadership positions, including Vice President for Business Development & Asset Management, Regional General Manager for North & Central West China, and Regional General Manager for Greater China. In 2016, Tze Shang was appointed Managing Director of Ascott China.
Prior to joining Ascott, from 2003 to 2007, Tze Shang was the Vice President of Business Development, China, at Sembcorp Industries Ltd, one of the global leaders in integrated utilities and environmental protection business. Before Sembcorp, he worked as Investment Director at TDF Venture Capital Partners from 2000 to 2002.
Tze Shang holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Life Sciences from the National University of Singapore, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom. He also holds the ACCA Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance.
Mr Ronald Tay
Chief Executive Officer
CapitaLand Development (Vietnam)
Ronald Tay is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CapitaLand Development (Vietnam). He is responsible for CapitaLand Development’s businesses in Vietnam across all asset classes. Ronald has been overseeing the business growth and expansion of CapitaLand Group’s investment and development opportunities in Vietnam since 2020.
Prior to his current role, Ronald held several appointments in the CapitaLand Group, including CEO, CapitaLand Singapore, Malaysia & Indonesia; and CEO, Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited, where he spearheaded the overall strategic planning and led the implementation of the business, investment and operational strategies of Ascott Residence Trust.
Ronald has been with CapitaLand Group since 2001 and has an all-rounded understanding of the Group’s business, from capital market, development, investment to asset management. He began his career in the banking industry where he spent nine years in various positions in Corporate & Investment Banking.
Ronald holds a Bachelor of Business (Honours) from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Ms Chin Yean Cheng
Chief Financial Officer
Chin Yean Cheng is Chief Financial Officer of CapitaLand Development. She oversees the functions of financial accounting and reporting, treasury and taxation.
Yean Cheng was previously the General Manager of CLA Real Estate Holdings Pte. Ltd., where she oversaw the company’s corporate functions and asset management. Prior to that, she held various asset, investment and fund management positions at Ascendas-Singbridge. She was Senior Vice President, Investments and Capital Partners, supporting the company’s investments and portfolio management. She was also with the company’s two listed trusts, as General Manager, Portfolio Management (China) for Ascendas Reit; and Vice President, Asset & Investment Management for Ascendas India Trust, where she was responsible for operational performance of properties and for executing the Trusts’ investment strategies.
Yean Cheng has more than 20 years of real estate experience and has lived and worked in China, Thailand and Malaysia. Yean Cheng holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.
Ms Lorraine Ng
Head, Human Resources & Corporate Social Responsibility
Lorraine Ng is Head, Human Resources (HR) & Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of CapitaLand Development. She is responsible for the full spectrum of the HR function, which includes formulation and execution of HR strategies and policies, ranging from strategic manpower planning, leadership and talent development to employee engagement. Lorraine also oversees the CSR function where she drives the philanthropic and volunteerism efforts for the CapitaLand Group.
Prior to her current role, Lorraine was the Head of Group Organisation Development of CapitaLand Group, focusing on culture building, leadership & employee engagement, and internal communications. Before joining CapitaLand Group in 2019, Lorraine was Head of Group HR & Administration at Ascendas-Singbridge. Her past appointments also included Head of HR, Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd, and she had more than 16 years of experience with the Singapore Technologies Group of companies in various HR and administration roles.
As a HR professional, Lorraine contributes her time and expertise in various public organisations. Past appointments include serving as a Senior Assessor for the Business Excellence Awards, a member of the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) Industrial Relations Panel and a Tripartite Mediation Advisor under the Tripartite Alliance for Dispute Management.
Lorraine holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sociology & Psychology from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
Ms Mary Judith De Souza
Head, Legal & Corporate Secretariat
Mary Judith De Souza is Head, Legal & Corporate Secretariat of CapitaLand Development, responsible for the company’s legal and corporate secretariat function.
Prior to this appointment, Mary was Deputy Head, Group Legal & Corporate Secretariat of CapitaLand Group. Mary has many years of experience in practice as a corporate and commercial lawyer, as well as an in-house legal counsel, including about 15 years with Ascendas-Singbridge. During her career, Mary has gained exposure and first-hand knowledge of local and cross-border legal, commercial and operational issues and management experience.
Mary holds an L.L.B. (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore and is an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore. She also holds a Master of Counselling (Psychology) from Monash University, Australia.