Dato’ Teow Leong Seng

President & Chief Executive Officer (EcoWorld International)

Dato’ Teow was appointed to the Board of Eco World International Berhad on 12 September 2014 as Executive Director. He was then appointed as President & Chief Executive Officer on 13 October 2014. He serves as a Member of the Risk Management Committee and Whistleblowing Committee.

Other than Eco World International Berhad, he does not hold any other directorship in public companies in Malaysia.

Dato’ Teow has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate development, corporate finance, accounting, financial management and real-estate finance. He began his career in 1981 with the Hong Leong Group and has since then held various senior finance and accounting positions in several public companies and headed the Real Estate Finance business at Citibank Malaysia.

Prior to joining Eco World International Berhad, he was the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of S P Setia Berhad, where he was in charge of the group’s Corporate and Finance Division while overseeing the Business Development Division and overseas expansion plans. Dato’ Teow led S P Setia Berhad’s foray overseas to Vietnam, Australia and United Kingdom and played a key role in further expansion to China.

A notable achievement for Dato’ Teow would be his role in securing the iconic Battersea Power Station redevelopment project in the United Kingdom. He led the team which conducted the extensive due diligence exercise that gave the Malaysian consortium, comprising S P Setia Berhad, Sime Darby Berhad and Employees Provident Fund the confidence to submit an unconditional bid for the site. He was appointed to serve as the Chairman of the United Kingdom-based Battersea Power Station Development Company Limited to oversee the development management of the project.

He graduated with a Master of Business Administration from University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business, Glasgow. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (United Kingdom) and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.