Our Team

Led by more than 20 directors and assisted by a team of experienced senior managers and executives with multidisciplinary skills, our combined staff strength in Malaysia currently numbers more than 500.

Directors

  • CHAI CHEON NYIAP is the Director of Henry Butcher Malaysia (Miri) Sdn. Bhd. He holds a Certificate in Architecture and a Bachelor (Honours) Degree in Estate Management. He is an Elected Member of Royal Institution Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), an Elected Member of Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (MISM), an Elected Registered Valuer and Estate Agent, Boards of Valuers and Estate Agents and Appraisers Malaysia. He has worked for the District Valuers and Valuation Officer in Merton, London and in Hasmi Samat & Associates Sdn. Bhd. as an assistant valuer prior to joining the present position. He was also one of the Directors of ARRA Hartanah & Associates Sdn. Bhd in Brunei. Mr. Chai has conducted valuation for various types of properties including agricultural, residential, industry, and commercial properties for loan financing, taxation (Real Property Gains Tax), corporate mergers and acquisition, and insurance valuation purposes. He is also experienced in conducting the valuations for oil palm plantation for loan and for Security Commission submission for Initial Public Offering, Stock Exchange Listing purposes, marketing residential, agricultural, industry and commercial properties.

  • CHENG WUI KIANG , Director of Pontian, Johor office, holds a Bachelor of Surveying in Property Management from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He is a Member of the Institution of Surveyors Malaysia and a Registered Valuer and Estate Agent. He has vast exposures in matters related to the real estate industry and extensive professional experience related to valuation, estate agency, project marketing, compulsory land acquisition, feasibility studies, market research and corporate works.

  • CHIENG YU TANG opened our Sarawak operations in 1993, after over fourteen years of experience as a real estate professional. Mr. Chieng is a B. Sc. (Honours) holder of a Housing, Building and Planning degree. He is also a registered valuer, an estate agent, and a Fellow of the Institution of Surveyors Malaysia. He has propelled mega projects such as Imperial Mall, Riverbank Suites Apartment and Chonglin Tower Apartment. He has vast experiences in project management, marketing, management of valuation and estate agency, auction, consultancy company and feasibility studies.

  • DESMOND TEW is the Director of Henry Butcher Malaysia (Selangor) Sdn. Bhd. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Valuation & Property Management. He is an Elected member of the Institution of Surveyors Malaysia and also an Elected Registered Valuer and Estate Agent, Board of Valuers, Estate Agents and Appraisers Malaysia. He has vast exposures in matters relating to the real estate industry and has extensive professional experiences related to valuation surveying, estate agency, corporate mergers and acquisitions, project marketing, compulsory land acquisition, feasibility studies, market research and corporate works.

  • DR. TEOH POH HUAT is a Director of Henry Butcher Malaysia (Penang) Sdn Bhd. He is a registered valuer, property manager and estate agent officially recognized by the Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents, Malaysia. He is also a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (UK), a Fellow of the Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia and a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). His professional experience covers asset valuation, property consultancy, estate agency, project marketing, real estate investment advisory work and research. In addition to his professional qualifications, Dr. Teoh also holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom and a Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of South Australia. Dr. Teoh has presented several technical papers at national and international-level forums and conferences. He is a past recipient of the Institution of Surveyors Malaysia’s Mohd. Shamsuddin Memorial Award.

  • FAHARIAH ABDUL WAHAB is the Director of Henry Butcher Lim & Long (Jurunilai Iktisas) Sdn. Bhd., which undertakes property research, valuation and marketing. Her main area of expertise is in property research and consultancy where she has been involved in projects ranging from townships, resorts, and industrial parks to condominiums, office towers, hotels and retail malls. Her company also publishes a series of property reports on specific property sectors.

  • GARY LIEW is a Director of the Real Estate and Plant & Machinery Valuation Department with more than thirty over years of work experience. He is a graduate from London, an Elected Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, an Elected Registered Valuer and an Estate Agent with the Board of Valuers in Malaysia. A specialist in real estate and plant and machinery valuations, Mr. Liew’s assignments span Europe, the Far East and South East Asia regions. He has conducted valuations surveying for loan financing, land taxation (stamp duty, Real Property Gains Tax, Estate Duty, Rating Valuations), corporate mergers and acquisitions,demergers and disposals, insurance valuations, Initial Public Offerings and Stock Exchange Listings,Securities Commissions submissions and asset audits, compulsory land acquisitions, High Court References, appointed Independent High Court Assessor, and valuations for accounts purposes.

  • GRACE GOH is the Director of Henry Butcher Malaysia Facilities Management (Sel) Sdn. Bhd. She holds a Master Degree in Land Economy from Cambridge University and a First Class (Honours) Bachelor Degree in Property Management from University Technology Malaysia. She has more than ten years professional experience in matters relating to the real estate industry, particularly in the areas of property and facilities management, project marketing, estate agency, valuation, property and development consultancy, market research, feasibility studies, and strata title application and establishment of Management Corporations. She is a registered valuer and a registered estate agent. She is a member of Institution of Surveyors Malaysia and Association of Valuers & Property Consultants in Private Practice Malaysia, and a Fellow of Cambridge Commonwealth Trust.

  • HAW CHIN is a member of the Institutions of Surveyors Malaysia (Property Consultant and Valuation Surveyors Section) and a Registered Valuer and a Registered Estate Agent. He served as the Senior Assistant Valuation Officer in the Department of Valuation and Property Services, Ministry of Finance, Malaysia, attached to Seremban, Wilayah Persekutuan, Shah Alam, and Melaka. He has been appointed as the director of Henry Butcher Malaysia (Muar) Sdn. Bhd. and is responsible for its operational activities in Muar district, Johor. In addition, he is also one of the directors of Henry Butcher Lim & Long (Malacca) Sdn. Bhd. Prior to joining the Henry Butcher Malaysia Group he had served the Valuation and Property Services, Department Ministry of Finance for twenty years in the State of Negeri Sembilan, Wilayah Persekutuan, Selangor and Melaka. His scope of work then involved valuation assignments pertaining to land acquisition, security commission, stamp duty, estate duty, real property gains tax, fire insurance and other capital valuations.

  • JAMES LO THAU PHIN graduated with a degree in Valuation and Land Economics from Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia. He has been involved in the sale of properties in Sabah for the last ten years and has successfully negotiated the sale of numerous major agricultural and commercial properties. James’s experience in the field of property consultancy includes valuation of specialised nature such as timber concessions, plant and machinery, resorts and stone quarries. He has also been active as a consultant with petroleum companies, providing advice in petrol station site selection and obtaining development approval. Together with Paul Liew, he establised our Kota Kinabalu office in 1995.

  • KEN KOW LAY SENG is the Director of Henry Butcher Malaysia (Kuantan) Sdn. Bhd. and is responsible for its operations in the State of Pahang Darul Makmur. Mr. Kow has over 20 years of working experiences (inclusive of more than 15 years of post-registration as a Registered Valuer with the Board) in real estate professional services, amongst others including valuation, agency, project marketing, property management, research and consultancy, and advisory. He holds a degree in Property Management. He has been elected as a Committee Member in the Property Consultancy & Valuation Services of Institution of Surveyors Malaysia and chaired the Sport & Social Portfolio for two consecutive terms.  He has vast exposures in matters relating to the real estate industry and has extensive professional experience related to valuation, estate agency, project marketing, public auctions compulsory land acquisition, feasibility studies, market research and corporate works.

  • KHAW ENG LENG is the Director of Henry Butcher Malaysia (Perak) Sdn. Bhd. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Land Management from the University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom. He is a Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Member of Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia, a Registered Valuer and Estate Agents of Board of Valuers, Estate Agents, and Appraisers in Malaysia, and also a Member of Association of Valuers & Property Consultants in Private Practice Malaysia. He has over fourteen years of experiences in real estate valuation, plant and machinery valuation, estate agency and property management.

  • LENNA LIEW is the Executive Director of Henry Butcher Real Estate (PJ) Sdn. Bhd. She has vast experience in the sales and marketing of consumer and industrial products. For the past 17 years, she has applied her expertise and experience to the real estate and property market. She has successfully conducted and completed a number of major transactions acting on behalf of large corporate clients in private acquisitions and disposals. Her experience encompasses all aspects of marketing, leasing and research of various types of landed properties including industrial, commercial and residential.

  • LIM CHOW WAH is the Chief Operating Officer in the Malacca office. Mr. Lim graduated with a degree in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia and possessed over twenty years of experience in valuation and property services for the public sector. He is also a registered valuer and estate agent. In addition to that, Mr. Lim is an Elected Member of Institution of Surveyors Malaysia as well as an Elected Registered Valuer and Estate Agent, Board of Valuers, Estate Agents, and Appraisers Malaysia. In his fields of practive, he has a vast experience in valuation surveying for loan financing, land taxation (Stamp Duty, Real Property Gains Tax, Estate Duty, and Rating Valuations), corporate mergers and acquisitions, demergers and disposals, insurance valuations, Initial Public Offerings and Stock Exchange Listings, Securities Commissions Submissions and asset audits, compulsory land acquisitions, High Court References, appointed Independent High Court Assessor, and Valuations for Accounts purposes. 

  • LIM ENG CHONG (MRICS, MISM) is the founding Director of the Henry Butcher Malaysia Group. He holds a Bachelor degree in Estate Management from the National University of Singapore, and an MBA from the University of Dubuque, U.S.A. He is a Malaysian Registered Valuer, an estate agent, and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Institution of Surveyors Malaysia.
    His extensive experience since 1977 includes valuation of properties, plant and machineries, agency sales, investment and brokerage, property and project management as well as research and development consultancy for mega projects. Mr. Lim also has vast experience in the development business, from land acquisition to project management to project marketing. He is very active in the professional advancement of the real estate industry, having served as the Vice President of FIABCI Malaysia (FIABCI is an international real estate federation), a committee member of both the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) and Private Valuers’ Association (PEPS). He acted as an organizing chairman of conferences and conventions for these professional institutions.
    The early days of Mr. Lim's career in the real estate industry were spent as a Valuation Officer with the Government Sector for 3 years and later as a Branch Manager in the Private Sector. He then joined I & P Development Bhd as Property Development Manager for 2 years from where he advanced to the position of General Manager of Aik Hua Holdings Bhd for 2 years, Talam Corporation for 2 years and later IOI Properties Bhd for 1 year before venturing out of his own.
    Mr. Lim founded Henry Butcher Malaysia with other partners in 1987; and together they nurtured the company from an office of 4 staff to a national network of 24 offices with over 400 personnel. Besides overseeing the overall operations of Henry Butcher Malaysia, Mr. Lim is also involved in niche residential developments of terraced and bungalow houses.

  • LONG TIAN CHEK is a Director of Henry Butcher Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. A graduate in Urban Estate Management from London, he is a Chartered Surveyor, a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Surveyors Malaysia, a member of the Association of Valuers & Property Consultants in Private Practice Malaysia and a registered valuer, licensed auctioneer and an estate agent. Mr. Long has more than thirty years of professional experiences in matters relating to the real estate industry. He started in the public sector before joining a local private firm of professional surveyors. He has also been appointed on many occasions to act as Court Assessor in the High Court of Malaya where he has advised in land acquisition cases for compensation payable. He is also an advisor for the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia since 2006. 

  • Mr. Low Hon Keong is the Executive Director of Henry Butcher Malaysia (Mont Kiara) Sdn Bhd. He is a registered Valuer and Estate Agent and holds a Degree in Property Management from University Technology of Malaysia.  He has fully utilized his knowledge in Asset and Facilities Management and has more than 10 years of extensive experience in managing residential, commercial, retail & special purpose building properties. Mr Low is experienced in chairing AGM and EGM, and he has provided consultancy services to Management Corporations, Joint Management Bodies and Building Owners pertaining to building operation and maintenance matters.  Furthermore, he also gives advice and/or proposes to developers on computation of service charges and handover of vacant possession.  He is currently managing over 50 properties with the assistance of Portfolio Managers, Accounts Managers and Building Managers assigned to different projects.

  • MAH BENG FONG is the Director of our Kedah operations. He is a member of the Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia, a Registered Valuer and a Registered Estate Agent. With over 36 years of direct experience in valuation and property consultant sector of which 14 years spent with the Valuation & Property Services, Ministry of Finance Malaysia. Mr. Mah has worked on valuation exercises pertaining to valuations for housing loans, Land Acquisitions, submissions to the Securities Commission, Stamp Duty, Real Property Gains Tax, Insurance, Probate and other Capital Valuations. He joined the Henry Butcher network in1989 and became the resident Director of Henry Butcher Malaysia (Kedah) Sdn. Bhd in1991. Since then, he has successfully advised on feasibility studies, market surveys and marketing for a few major development projects.

  • OOI GIM CHOR, Director of our Butterworth and Seberang Perai offices, began his career in CH Williams, Talhar & Wong as a Valuation Assistant, then Valuation Executive and Branch Manager. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia (MRISM), a Registered Valuer of the Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents in Malaysia, and also a Member of Persatuan Penilai, Pengurus Harta, Ejen Harta, & Perunding Harta Swasta Malaysia (MPEPS). Since registering as a registered valuer, estate agent and auctioneer in 1987, he has advised the real estate industry in the north on all matters related to property consultancy, in large compulsory acquisition appeals, listing valuations, project marketing and sales, feasibility. He currently leads a team of about 40 staff in the Butterworth office.

  • PAUL LIEW SHUN THYAM ,the director of our Kota Kinabalu office in Sabah, is a graduate from the National University of Singapore in Estate Management. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (United Kingdom), a member of the Royal Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia (Property Consultancy and Valuation Sections) and a Registered Valuer under the Malaysian Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents Act, 1981. For the last 25 years, Mr. Liew has valued many properties including land, building, plant and machinery for various purposes - including for banking purposes, auction sale, insurance, listing requirements to the main board of KLSE, compulsory acquisition and also for court proceedings. Paul's expertise is in valuation of agricultural lands, in plant & machinery, and in the timber and petrochemical industries. Paul has also successfully performed consultancy for commercial complexes and land acquisition problems which required appeals and negotiations with higher authorities, and property management assignments. He has also sat as an assessor in the High Court on land acquisition cases.

  • SIEW WENG HONG is the director of Henry Butcher Malaysia (NS) Sdn. Bhd. and is responsible for its operations in the State of Negeri Sembilan. He is a member of the Institution of Surveyors Malaysia and Association of Valuers and Property Consultants in Private Practice Malaysia. He has exposure in the valuation of oil palm estate, golf courses, hotels, development land as well as plant and machinery. His work has brought him to countries such as China, Vietnam and Indonesia.

  • TAN HAI HSIN is the managing director of Henry Butcher Retail. Mr. Tan holds a BBA from National University of Singapore and a MBA in Retail from University of Stirling, United Kingdom. He is a member of Urban Land Institute from United States and a member of Malaysia Retailers Association.
    Mr. Tan has been involved in research, planning, marketing and management of numerous retail centres and commercial developments in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Libya during the last 20 years.
    Mr. Tan had spoken in more than 50 international and national seminars and conferences held in 9 countries including Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippine, China, Japan, India, South Korea and Vietnam. On behalf of Malaysia Retailers Association, Mr. Tan has been producing the Quarterly Retail Sales Report for the last 12 years.
    Mr. Tan and his two companies, Henry Butcher Retail and Retail Group Malaysia, have been quoted more than 500 times in over 90 publications and media, including Asian Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune, Bloomberg, Dow Jones, Reuters, Euromonitor, etc.

  • TANG CHEE MENG is the Chief Operating Officer of Henry Butcher Marketing Sdn. Bhd., a member company of Henry Butcher Malaysia. Henry Butcher Marketing is a specialised unit which offers marketing consultancy and agency services to property development companies as well as individuals. Concurrently, Mr.Tang is also the Chief Operating Officer (Central Region) of Henry Butcher Asset Auctioneers Sdn. Bhd. (HBAA), which focuses on the asset auction business and auction fairs. With over twenty five years of experience in the property industry, Mr. Tang has successfully overseen the marketing of a number of residential, resort, industrial, service apartment and commercial projects locally as well as the marketing of Malaysian property projects internationally and the marketing of foreign projects in Malaysia.

  • TEOH LEONG SENG of Johor Bahru office holds a B. Sc. in Land Administration from North East London Polytechnic (now known as East London University) and a M. Sc. in Facilites Management from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, United Kingdom (General Practice Division, FRICS), Fellow of the Royal Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia (Property Consultant and Valuation Surveyors Section, FRISM), an Associate of Institute of Rating & Revenue Valuers (United Kingdom), a member of the Malaysian Association Professional Property Managers (MMAPPM) and a Registered Valuer and Estate Agent. Mr. Teoh had served as a Valuation Officer in the Department of Valuation and Property Services, Ministry of Finance, Malaysia, attached to Temerloh and Ipoh offices.  He was also the Branch of CH Williams, Talhar & Wong Sdn. Bhd, Alor Setar Branch and later on became the Director in charge of CH Williams, Talhar & Wong Sdn Bhd, Johor Bahru Branch. Mr. Teoh, too, served as a Former Rating Consultant to Kota Setar Municipal Council, Alor Setar, Kedah and Pasir Gudang Local Council, Johor. He has carried out project marketing for factories, bungalow lots, housing and apartments as well. Under property management he has managed some apartments and shopping malls.

  • TOH CHIN SHEN is the Director of Henry Butcher Malaysia (Terengganu) Sdn. Bhd. He graduated with a Bachelor of Survey (Hons) from University of Technology Malaysia in Property Management. He is a Member of the Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (MISM), a member of PEPS (Association of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents), a Registered Valuer and Estate Agents with the Board of Valuers, Appraisers. He is also a Licensed Auctioneer in the State of Terengganu. He has over 20 years of experience in all work related to the general practice but mainly in valuation for Loan Security, Rating, Compensation, and Securities Commission, Auctions, Market and Feasibility Studies, Estate and Investment Services.

  • TUAN HAJI SUKIMAN BIN KASMIN is the Chief Executive Officer of our Kluang office in Johor. He is a graduate in Urban Land Economics from University of British Columbia, a registered valuer and member of the Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (Property Consultancy and Valuation Surveyors Section). He has over 26 years of expertise in Valuation in the public sector. He has also acquired experience by serving the North Kluang Local Authority, heading the Valuation and Property Services Division. He joined Henry Butcher Group as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and was latter on promoted as a Director in November 1997 and is in charge of Kluang office till to date. He has done valuation of all types of properties for rating purposes, ranging from shopping complexes, factories, shops, all types of residential houses and even agricultural land. 

Senior Management (HQ)

  • LOW KHEE WAH is an Associate Director of Valuation Department, Henry Butcher Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Kuala Lumpur. He graduated with a B. (Hons) Degree in Estate Management from University of Malaya (UM) and a Diploma in Financial Management (ACCA). He is an Elected Member of Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia, an Elected Registered Valuer and Estate Agent, Board of Valuers, Estate Agents, and Appraisers Malaysia. He is also a Member of PEPS, a Registered Valuer, a Registered Estate Agent, and a Licensed Auctioneer. In his fields of practice, he has vast exposures in valuation surveying for loan financing, land taxation (Stamp Duty, Real Property Gains Tax, Estate Duty, Rating Valuations), corporate mergers and acquisitions, demergers and disposals, insurance valuations, Initial Public Offerings and Stock Exchange Listings, Securities Commission submissions and asset audits, compulsory land acquisitions, and property auction. 

  • PAULINE YOON is the Finance & Corporate Manager.