Lok Loi Chen, Eddy

Group Managing Director, MKH Berhad, Malaysia

Mr. Chen serves as the Group Managing Director of MKH Berhad (“MKH”) and a member of the Group’s Board of Directors, he has full responsibility for executing the strategic direction and ongoing operations for the Group. Under his careful stewardship and wise leadership, MKH has evolved from a small-town property developer in Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia into one of the Top 12th property players in Malaysia; forged with a strong business foundation through successful diversification. With 36 years’ of experience in property development and construction related businesses, he has long played a leading role in advocating the growth and advancement of the industry, and is well-recognised as one of the influential key opinion leaders to date.

Prominently involved in the redevelopment of Kajang, Selangor, he had also effectively steered the housing industry through the Asian Financial Crisis by the implementation of home ownership campaigns during his tenure as President of REHDA (1998-2002).

Honoured by his vast experience in the housing and property industry, Mr. Chen is recently appointed by the Prime Minister as the Chairman of Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia under Act 739 for the term 2018-2020. In addition to his business leadership, Mr. Chen presently serves as the Patron of REHDA Malaysia, the National Council Member of REHDA Malaysia (2018-2020) as well as the Board of Advisors for the Malaysia Shoppping Malls Association (2018-2020).

He is also an active committee member in various government as well as private sector organisations that formulate policies governing the housing and real estate industry; holding current positions as the Advisory Council Member of Construction Labour Exchange Centre Berhad, committee member of CIDB’s Pemandu Pembangunan Pelan Induk Industri Pembinaan II (2016-2020). An advocate of healthy living, he is also the President of the Race Walkers’ Association of Malaysia. Mr. Chen was the recipient of The Edge Malaysia Outstanding Property CEO Award 2018; The REHDA Personality Award 2013; The CIDB’s Malaysia Construction Industry Excellence Awards (MCIEA) CEO of the Year Award in 2015.