Group Managing Director

Mr Cheng Hsing Yao is the Group Managing Director of GuocoLand Singapore whose projects include integrated mixed-use development like Tanjong Pagar Centre, and residential projects like Leedon Residence, Sims Urban Oasis and the new Martin Place residential site. He joined the Group in 2012. His prior appointments were Managing Director of Group Project Office which oversaw all projects in Singapore, Malaysia, China and Vietnam, and COO of GuocoLand Singapore. Prior to joining GuocoLand, he was with the Singapore public service. There, he held leadership positions at the Centre for Liveable Cities and the Urban Redevelopment Authority, and was involved in projects like the Singapore Marina Bay and the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City.  He was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Bronze), Pingat Pentadbiran Awam (Gangsa) in 2006, a World Cities Summit Young Leader, a member of the Future City Committee set up by the Singapore government, as well as a member of the Urban Redevelopment Authority Design Advisory Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture (1st Class Honours) from Newcastle University, UK and a Master in Design Studies (Distinction) from Harvard University.


Feb 21

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Discussion: District Level Placemaking—Tech x Design x Community

4:30 PM – 5:15 PM
Big Picture (Theatre), Capital Tower Level 9

Find out how developers, designers, planners and tech experts are using innovative techniques to enhance placemaking and transform the management of real estate assets.