Datuk Lam Soo Keong, a Malaysian, was appointed as the Deputy Group Managing Director of SkyWorld Development Group on 2014.
Datuk Lam, a lawyer by profession, holds a degree in Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) and Certificate of Legal Practice CLP (Hons) to his name. He is an advocate and solicitor in the High Court of Malaya (BC/L/667). Since 1994, he has been practicing specialised areas of the law in land matters, property development, building & construction and corporate & companies affairs. Since his stellar career started over 20 years ago, Datuk Lam has successfully handled 18 property development projects, including 12 high-rise residential developments, one industrial park and five mixed commercial developments. To add to his credentials, Datuk Lam also holds a Diploma in Higher Accounting (LCCI).
Before joining SkyWorld as the Group Deputy Managing Director, Datuk Lam sat on the Board of DK Leather Corporation Berhad (KLSE Main Board No. 5086) as an Independent Director and Chairman of both the Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee from 2003 to 2008, before the Company underwent privatisation. He was also on the Board of Directors of various private limited companies.
With his wealth of experience in the legal and property fronts coupled with his involvement in a listed company, Datuk Lam will be able to exercise the right judgement to protect the Company’s interests and steer the Company towards its goal.