The Manager


Key Management

Ms Gouw Vi Ven
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Ms Gouw was appointed as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer on 5 October 2018. She was formerly the CEO of the Manager from 2007 to April 2013, and Executive Director till March 2017.

Ms Gouw has more than 25 years of experience in management, marketing and sales in the real estate industry. She played a pivotal role as President Director of PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk (“Lippo Karawaci”), the Sponsor of LMIR Trust, in propelling the Group into the largest listed property company in Indonesia by asset size.

During her tenure, she was integral in identifying retail properties for Lippo Karawaci to invest in (the strata malls and the planned leased malls), enhancing existing assets and ensuring the delivery of development projects, which span across diverse real estate sectors, including urban/townships, residential clusters, condominiums, hospitals and hotel projects, throughout Indonesia.

Ms Gouw graduated from the University of New South Wales, Australia, with a degree in Computer Science and Statistics.

Mr Liew Chee Seng James
Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Mr Liew joined the Manager in June 2018 as its Chief Operating Officer and was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer in October 2018. In this role, he assists the CEO in the management of daily operations of LMIR Trust.

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 Han Siang
Chief Financial Officer

Mr Wong joined the Manager in September 2008 as its Finance Manager and then as Financial Controller from January 2011 until June 2017. In July 2017, he was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer. Mr Wong is responsible for LMIR Trust's financial management functions. He oversees all matters relating to financial reporting, taxation, capital management, treasury and risk management. Mr Wong has more than 15 years of accounting, auditing and corporate finance experience. Prior to joining the Manager, he was an Audit Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Singapore.

Mr Wong is a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

Ms Christina Lee
Director, Legal and Compliance

Ms Lee joined the Manager in March 2017 and oversees the compliance, risk, legal and company secretarial matters of LMIR Trust. She brings with her more than 25 years of experience in banking, in the areas of internal audit, compliance and operations. Prior to joining the Manager, she has amassed her experience from both local and international banks and audit firms including Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Singapore, United Overseas Bank Ltd, Hongkong & Shanghai Bank, Ernst & Young Singapore and PricewaterhouseCooper Malaysia.

Ms Lee graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Financial Analysis from the University of Warwick, England and is a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Financial Services Auditor. She also obtained her Diploma in Compliance (FICS Specialist) from the International Compliance Association.

Mr Heng Shao Sheng
Director, Asset Management and Business Development

Mr Heng joined the Manager in April 2017. He has more than 15 years of experience in the banking and finance industry covering areas such as management information services, operations control, accounting and finance. Prior to joining the Manager, Mr Heng was Deputy Head of Accounting and Finance at Raiffeisen Banking International, where he was involved in statutory compliance reporting, IFRS reporting, data and operations control and accounts payable. He started his career with BNP Paribas and has also worked for ABN Amro.

Mr Heng obtained his Bachelor of Business in Accountancy from RMIT University and is also a Certified Practising Accountant, CPA Australia.

Ms Ella Jia
Senior Manager, Treasury and Financial Reporting

Ms Jia joined the Manager in September 2013. She supports the CFO on treasury, financial reporting, accounting and assets acquisition activities. Ms Jia has more than 10 years of industry experience in REITs and private funds. Prior to joining the Manager, she spent her 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 member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

Mr Cesar Agor
Manager, Legal and Compliance

Mr Agor joined the Manager in July 2012. He supports the activities of the Manager in the areas of legal and compliance.

From 2007 and prior to joining the Manager, Mr Agor was a practicing lawyer in the Philippines, having worked as an associate lawyer in various law offices in Manila. He served as an in-house legal counsel at Vista Land & Lifescapes, Inc., one of the largest real estate companies in the Philippines. He is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.

Mr Agor obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Legal Management and Bachelor of Laws from the Catholic University of Santo Tomas, Philippines. He is currently pursuing his Master of Laws at the University of London International Programmes.