Mr Hiew Yoon Khong and Mdm Lee Su Chin establish scholarship at SMU for Malaysian students
Saturday Aug 17,2019
The Hiew Yoon Khong and Lee Su Chin Scholarship Scholarship for Malaysian students was established by Mr Hiew Yoon Khong and Madam Lee Su Chin, with a $670,000 endowed gift. The scholarship is to encourage and provide a pathway for bright full-time undergraduate students from Malaysia who are enrolled at the Singapore Management University to aspire to greater heights of excellence in spite of adversity and financial hardship. The Scholarship is also aimed at encouraging the Scholars to contribute back to their community and society in the future.
Mr Hiew Yoon Khong is currently the Group CEO of Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd and has been in this role since 2003. Under Mr Hiew, the Mapletree Group has grown its’ Assets Under Management from less than $3 billion in 2003 to about $60 billion currently and has achieved an average annual return of more than 10% over this same period. Prior to his role at Mapletree, Mr Hiew was the CFO of CapitaLand Ltd and has various senior positions in management consulting, investment banking and corporate finance. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Economics and Master of Arts Economics from the University of Portsmouth and the University of Warwick respectively.
Madam Lee Su Chin graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Civil Engineering from the University of South London. She worked a while at Hertfordshire County Council as Highway Engineer in the UK and returned to work in an Engineering Consulting firm in Malaysia. She stopped work to get married to Mr Hiew and moved to Singapore and raised two sons, Wen Ji and Wen Li.
Find out more about the scholarship here.