Mr LOH Wai Keong is Managing Director of Enterprise Strategy in GIC Private Limited, the sovereign wealth fund owned by the Government of Singapore. He is primarily responsible for leading GIC’s enterprise strategy and business planning process across the company, to ensure that business outcomes are aligned with GIC’s strategic objectives. He is also responsible for driving enterprise-wide projects and change management in support of GIC’s long term investment goals.
Prior to this, he was Director of Investment Services (Private Markets), overseeing investment processes and operational support to GIC’s global investments in the private markets of real estate, private equity and infrastructure. He also previously held the appointment of Region Head (Asia) of GIC’s Real Estate arm, responsible for GIC’s real estate investments across Asia markets.
Mr Loh has close to 30 years of experience in both public and private sectors. Starting his career in the Singapore government service, he held senior positions in the Singapore Armed Forces and Ministry of Defence. He also served as Deputy Permanent Secretary (Trade) in the Ministry of Trade & Industry.
Mr Loh’s private sector experience includes real estate investment, project development, asset management and real estate fund management. He first joined CapitaLand Group – one of Asia’s largest real estate companies based in Singapore, and a leading integrated real estate developer and fund manager in the region. Mr Loh held the position of Country Head (India) with CapitaMalls Asia and managed the CapitaRetail India Development Fund, a private equity fund set up to acquire and develop a portfolio of retail malls in India.
Before joining GIC, Mr Loh was Chief Executive Officer (South East Asia) of Ascendas Group, a leading real estate business solutions provider in Asia. He was concurrently Executive Vice President (Development and Investment), responsible for the management of Ascendas’ regional investment portfolio and development of key projects in Asia.
Mr Loh graduated from Oxford University (United Kingdom) with a Bachelor’s Degree (First Class Honours) in Mathematics in 1987. He also received a Master in Business Administration from Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) in 1999.