Chih Ching Ong
Executive Chairman & Executive Director
Ong Chih Ching is the Executive Chairman and co-founder of KOP Limited. She is responsible for the Company’s vision, development and strategic planning as well as growth of the Group’s business. She was responsible for a number of ground-breaking real estate projects including The Ritz Carlton Residences, Singapore; Hamilton Scotts, the multi-award winning Montigo Resorts hospitality in Nongsa, Batam and in Seminyak, Bali; and the upcoming Wintastar, Shanghai. Wintastar, Shanghai is the highly-anticipated integrated sports-entertainment-tourism resort that will house the world’s largest indoor Ski & Snow Park. Named amongst Forbes Asia magazine’s 50 Power Business Women in Asia in 2014 and 2015, Ong Chih Ching was also named Outstanding Entrepreneur at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2014 by Enterprise Asia. Recognized as a forerunner and thought leader on the topics of real estate, women leadership and innovation, Ong Chih Ching has been invited to speak at several prestigious forums and seminars including The Economist – Longevity Summit in September 2018, the Innovation Summit in 2015 and the Real Estate Investment World 2015 conference and was featured in the broadcast of CNBC’s Managing Asia: Asia Builders in October 2014. Ong Chih Ching also sat on the jury panel of the highly-coveted Channel News Asia Luminary Awards where she also spoke about gender diversity and leadership at its forum in March 2015 titled Leadership for Innovation and Growth: Women on Board. Prior to KOP, Ong Chih Ching was a founding partner of Singapore law firm Koh, Ong & Partners where she started Koh, Ong and Partners Management Services Pte. Ltd. Ong Chih Ching is also a qualified Barrister at Law and a member of The Honorable Society of Gray’s Inn, London, The United Kingdom. In addition, Ong Chih Ching is the Founder and First Honorary Secretary for the Securities Investors Association (Singapore), an association with one of the largest memberships in the country and which represents investors’ interests in listed companies. In 2019, Ong Chih Ching was appointed as a Council Member for Singapore-Zhejiang Economic and Trade Council (SZETC).