Ms Joey Ong is the Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of KOP Properties Pte. Ltd., holding responsibility for the overall corporate and business operations of the Group. Joey Ong joined KOP Group Pte. Ltd. (“KOPG”) in 2007 as Senior Manager, Business Development. She was later appointed Deputy Director, Internal Audit & Compliance in 2008 and tasked with the internal audit of the companies within KOPG as well as overseeing compliance matters such as bank compliance and reporting to third party investors.
Ms Ong was promoted to her current position as COO of KOP Properties Pte. Ltd. in August 2010. Ms Ong started her career in Additive Circuits Pte Ltd in 1987 where she worked as a materials engineer and was responsible for research and development on the electroplating of circuits on plastic boards and was involved in the trouble-shooting and process control of daily production.
In 1991, she joined Philips Singapore as a procurement officer in its purchasing department, with responsibility for local and overseas supplier selection, qualification, appraisal and budgeting for the department, amongst other duties. From 1994 to 1998, Ms Ong was a director of Clinch International Pte Ltd, a company providing software solutions for legal practices in Singapore and Malaysia. In 1998, she was appointed a director of Fresh Lush Handmade Cosmetics Pte Ltd, the manufacturer and retailer of handmade body products and cosmetics. In 1996, she joined Koh, Ong & Partners, a Singapore law firm in which the principal partners were Ong Chih Ching and Koh Geok Jen, as an office manager, in charge of the finance, office administration and human resources functions of the firm. Ms Ong then joined Koh, Ong & Partners Management Services Pte. Ltd. in 1999 as office manager. Ms Ong continued in her role until 2007 when she joined KOPG. Ms Ong obtained a graduateship from The Plastics & Rubber Institution in the UK in 1987.