TAN SRI DATUK SERI LIM KENG CHENG
aged 56, Malaysian, was appointed as the Managing Director of Ekovest Berhad on 16 May 2011. He has more than 30 years’ experience in diverse range of industries which includes building, civil, design and build turnkey construction projects, machinery trading and property development, having started his career immediately after his high school education.
He began his career as a director in a private limited infrastructure company and was responsible behind the success of the infrastructure works in Felda Sahabat, Sabah which is twice the size of Singapore. He also steered the construction of the Labuan Financial Park, a world-class offshore financial haven. Soon after, Tan Sri Datuk Seri Lim oversaw several design and build projects namely Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and Universiti Tun Hussein Onn in Batu Pahat, Johor whereby both projects were completed in time despite the technical and social challenges faced. He also led the design and build project of the Iskandar Coastal Highway, a high profile infrastructure project in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor.
With his vast experience in infrastructure projects, Tan Sri Datuk Seri Lim also contributed significantly to the success of the Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE) and was instrumental in the supplemental concession agreement for the extension of the DUKE. He is also the driving force behind Ekovest group role as the project delivery partner for the River of Life project and is also a strong advocate of the government current push for the Greater Kuala Lumpur to be the country’s engine of growth. He was formerly an Executive Director of Tebrau Teguh Berhad, a public listed investment holding company with its principal activities in property development, construction and property management services, and was also the former Executive Director cum Chief Executive Officer of Knusford Berhad, a public listed company principally engaged in machinery trading. Tan Sri Datuk Seri Lim also holds directorship in several private limited companies which includes amongst others, Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Sdn Bhd.