Robert Wong was appointed Chief Executive of Hongkong Land in August 2016. He brings a wealth of experience to the role after serving as the Company’s Executive Director overseeing property development division for 4 years and then residential property business for 16 years.
As part of his responsibilities as Chief Executive, Mr. Wong continues to oversee Hongkong Land’s development division, which has achieved significant success under his leadership. He was instrumental in researching mainland China’s burgeoning residential property market in the early 1990s, then forming a professional management team and establishing operations in China. In the time since the Development Property (previously Residential Property) business was formed, it has grown to become a major revenue contributor for the Company.
Mr. Wong has spent his entire career with Hongkong Land. He joined the Company in 1985 and held various posts in Property Management, Office Leasing, Development and Projects. He was appointed Executive Director in 1996, where he was responsible for identifying new investments in Asia and as from 2000 focusing on managing the residential business.
Mr. Wong was born in Hong Kong and graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic with a professional qualification in surveying. He is an associate member of both The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors.