Yale Wong MBA(Henley-Brunel,UK), AECOM member, EUMCCI member
Mr. Wong founded EcoClean Technology Sdn Bhd (ECT) represent CDS Technology as Malaysia licensee. The technology is now a world leading in the field of stormwater treatment and water reuse since 1999.
Mr. Wong has completed a Mechanical Engineering Diploma & Post Diploma courses in Singapore Polytechnic in 1978 and 1980 and was registered with the Engineering Council in UK as Incorporated Engineer. He has also completed a MBA from Henley Management College and conferred a Master Degree from the Brunel University, UK
Mr. Wong has close to 40 years working experience in which more than 10 years were abroad. During his 11 years service with McConnell Dowell International (NZ) and 8 years John Laing International Ltd. (UK), he has undertaken major projects like Master Planning of Mersing Camp for the Special Forces of Malaysian Armed Forces, Nucleus Hospitals for 12 Districts in joint venture with YTL Group,Terebu Layang Layang Naval Outpost in South China Sea and Pasir Gudang Power Station Jetty etc.
He set up Y. Wong & Partners in 1996. As a consultant, he has advised several International companies such as Leighton International (Australia), Bilfinger Berger (Germany), Universal Dockyard Ltd (HK) and China Fujian Engineering (China) and also asisted ARUP for their GCS study project for Petronas.
The company ECT was set up as a JV company with McConnell Group, which is privately owned by the McConnell family, the very family who used to own McConnell Dowell .This implied McConnell family has recognized his past contribution and contended with his current leadership of ECT. ECT is currently the market leader in Stormwater Treatment work in Malaysia and has undertaken projects in Putrajaya, the Iskandar Region, River of Life for Sg.Klang and Melaka River clean up works.
ECT has recently acquired Empire Green Industries Sdn Bhd as a subsidiary company to provide Green Roof and Green Wall in the region and this system which has ‘soilless technology’ has the potential to be used as a grey water treatment system.
Jenny Soong BBBA (RMIT Australia), DIMP (MIM)
Jenny has studied Diploma in Management Programmed (DIMP) from Malaysia Institute of Management (MIM). She furthered her study later and graduated from RMIT, Australia with a degree of Bachelor of Business in Business Administration (BBBA).
She has more than 30 years of working experience with construction companies. She has more than 10 years of experience managing CDS Technology and Sewerage System businesses. . She is responsible for all the commercial, financial matters, including coordinating with suppliers, manufacturers and subcontractors. She also involves with the project team in design, supply and installation of CDS units and sewerage system. She monitors the marketing activities, the project operation and administration for the company. She is also involved in business plan by looking into allocation of annual budget and project budget for the company.
DATO' Ir. LIM CHOW HOCK
Dato’ Ir. Lim Chow Hock was appointed as Deputy Chairman to Ecoclean Technology since July 2014. He has achieved the academic qualifications B. Eng. (Hons) Civil engineering from the University of Malaya, Dip. Water Resources Engineering, University of Birmingham, and Certificate Holder Engineering, IHE, Delft. He is also a Professional Engineer (P.E.), register with Board of Engineers Malaysia.
He has 36 years (from 1978 to 2014) experience working in the Department of Irrigation and Drainage, Malaysia. He held several important posts in the department and prior to his retirement, he was the Director of River Basin and Coastal Zone Management Division. Prior to being elected as the president of the institution, he served IEM in various capacities including Chairman of the APEC/ International PE Registers. He was also the Chairman of the IEM Southern Branch from 1991 to 1993.
Datuk IR. Wahiruddin Bin Abd. Wahid
Past Country Chairman and Regional Executive Vice President of Offshore Works Asia Pacific and Offshore Works Group of Companies. Candidate of the Prime Minister Hibiscus Award – the most prestigious environmental management and conservation award in Malaysia. Industry Panel Advisor to University Malaysia Kelantan and former Executive Director of the Business Council for Sustainable Development Malaysia and industry business to business grouping promoting sustainable development in businesses. Datuk Wahiruddin is also a Trustee of the Tun Ahmad Shah Foundation.
Previously, the Director of Corporate Affairs Shell Malaysia responsible for reputation management, public relations, risks and crisis management, corporate reporting and communications. Also Executive Director in several Shell Malaysia subsidiaries in Malaysia. Also, held other appointments in Shell - Head of Project Development, Head of Infrastructure Services, Senior Manager, Health, Safety and Environment and Offshore Installation Manager.
Graduated in Master Degree of Science from Cranfield Institute of Technology (CIT), United Kingdom and Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from University Technology Malaysia (UTM). A chartered and professional civil engineer with more than 20 years of project implementation and management experience. Datuk Wahiruddin is a former lieutenant colonel, served the Royal Regiment of Engineers of the Malaysian Armed Forces for 16 years before joining Shell. Datuk Wahiruddin was conferred the Darjah Kebesaran Panglima Gemilang Darjah Kinabalu (Knight Commander of the Order of Kinabalu) in 2007.
John McConnell B.E., M.B.A. (USA)
John’s main responsibility has been to set the capital strategy and structure for the McConnell Group. In particular, this has involved a close working relationship with McConnell Property to establish the overall capital structures for its many development projects. The key focus has been to optimise each project’s return while managing the risk profile associated with such projects.
John has also been responsible for overseeing the treasury management and investment activities across the McConnell Group. John’s background and experience in corporate finance was gained while working with Merrill Lynch in New York, and Jarden Corporation in New Zealand. This was followed by a few years with McConnell Dowell where John assisted in the financial restructuring and sale of the business, and later was responsible for a new business development in Saudi Arabia. Since leaving McConnell Dowell John has been with the McConnell Group, which he established with his father in 1993.
John’s qualifications include an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire, USA) and a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) from the University of Melbourne.
He is a trustee of the Cornwall Park Board continuing the legacy established by Sir John Logan Campbell.
David McConnel MBA(Henley-Brunel,UK), AECOM member, EUMCCI member
David began his career in Sydney with strategic management consulting company Booz Allen and Hamilton Inc returning to New Zealand in 1993 to establish McConnell Group, with his father and brother. David has been Managing Director since 1995. He has a background in business development, specialising in property, construction and infrastructure, and provides key direction and leadership to the Group’s business activities. David has a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from Canterbury University and an MBA from Northwestern University, Chicago.
He has been appointed Chair of Tourism, Events and Economic Development, one of the newly established CCO’s for Auckland City, and is a Director of the Committee for Auckland, a Chairman of the University of Auckland’s Business School Advisory Board and he is a past Board member of Mighty River Power and past Deputy Chair of Telstra Clear Events Centre.
In 2006 David received the Sir Peter Blake Emerging Leadership Award and in 2008 was a recipient of the prestigious Eisenhower fellowship.
IR. Lee Loke Chong
Business Development Manager
Ir Lee Loke Chong obtained his B. Eng.(Hons) from University of Malaya in 1978 and a Post-graduate Diploma in Hydraulic Engineering from Institute of Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering (IHE). Delft, the Netherlands in 1985. He joined the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) in 1978 and had served as District Engineer, Design Engineer, Project Manager and State Director from 1978 to 2011.
Ir Lee Loke Chong has over 37 years of working experience both in the Government and private sector. He has extensive knowledge and experience in the fields of irrigation, drainage, flood control and storm water management. He was involved in the design and implementation of several major World Bank Financed Projects, namely, the Trans-Perak Irrigation Development Project, the Northwest Selangor IADP, The Western Johore IADP and the Pahang Barat IADP. He held several key positions in the department, which include State Director, Department of Irrigation & Drainage (DID) for Selangor and Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur; Director of Project Management Division and lastly Director of Design & Dam Division at DID Headquarters before his retirement.
Ir Lee Loke Chong is a Professional Engineer (P.E.) with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia, and also a Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control (CPESC) with Enviro Cert. International, USA. He was attached to the Project Delivery Partner team for the River of Life River Restoration Project, NKEA Greater Kuala Lumpur / Klang Valley River of Life Project from 2011 to 2014. He is currently the Business Development Manager of EcoClean Technology Sdn. Bhd.
Mr. Lee Teck Ngu
Mr. Lee Marketing Manager of EcoClean Technology Sdn Bhd. He has a Bachelor Engineering of Environmental from National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan, R.O.C and Master of Environmental Science from University Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Mr.Lee began his career in Pacific Engineering Ltd Co.As EIA Coordinator dealing with authority and the respective department in Taiwan. He has more than 20 years experience in waste water treatment, especially in sewerage treatment. He started his career in EcoClean Technology in 2009.
Responsible for project Designing and marketing for EcoClean CDS, E/ One Low Pressure Sewer System, Water & Sewerage treatment plant, Project Management, Submission to authority, Site Coordination with sub contractors.