NCC Speakers

Sarah Kambali
Partner, MahWengKwai & Associates
Sarah Kambali
Partner, MahWengKwai & Associates
  • Sarah Kambali obtained her Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) in 2006 from the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM). More recently, she obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Syariah Law and Practice from the Universiti Technology MARA (UiTM) in 2018.
  • She chambered under Mr Richard Wee in Azizah, Sarina & Khoo and was called to the Bar in 2007. She joined the firm as a senior associate together with Mr Richard Wee in 2016. Sarah was made a partner of the firm in March 2019.
  • Sarah’s key practice areas include real estate transactions and loan documentation, corporate and commercial law.
  • Sarah is a member of the Selangor Bar’s Conveyancing Practice Committee. Her involvement in the State Bar's Practice Committee keeps her up to date with the latest developments affecting her real estate practice and issues involving the land office, municipal councils and inland revenue board and stamping departments.
Chan Ai Cheng
President Elect, MIEA [2019-2021]
Chan Ai Cheng
President Elect, MIEA [2019-2021]
  • President Elect, MIEA [2019-2021]
  • Secretary General, Membership Chair & International Liaison Chair, MIEA [2017 – 2019]
  • General Manager, S. K. Brothers Realty (M) Sdn Bhd, A Real Estate Firm Established Since 1979
  • Winner of Great Women Of Our Time 2007 - Finance & Commerce 
  • Awarded Certified Residential Specialist, National Association of Realtors USA 2009
  • Awarded Certified International Property Specialist, National Association of Realtors USA 2011
  • Unleash The Power Within Firewalk Graduate, Anthony Robbins
  • Holds A Bachelors Of Property, University Of Auckland, New Zealand 1998
  • Contributing Writer For Smart Investor Magazine
  • Registered Financial Consultant, International Association of Registered Financial Consultant 2006
  • Registered Estate Agent since 2002
  • MIEA Accredited Trainer
Mr. Ethan Leong
CEO & Co-Founder, Wereg Properties Sdn Bhd
Mr. Ethan Leong
CEO & Co-Founder, Wereg Properties Sdn Bhd
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Hons, Dip in Estate Agency.
  • Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) by National Association of REALTORS® USA.
  • Negotiator (REN) & Real Estate Agent (REA) Top Sales Award year 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016,2017 with Personal sales achievement of RM180 Million throughout the years.
  • MIEA Accredited Trainer
  • Certified Real Estate Negotiator (CREN) year 2010
  • Training Sub committee 2011
  • Membership Sub committee 2015
  • MIEA Councilor Of Member 2016-2017 (IT, Youth , Business Development)
  • National Real Estate Award (NREA) Committee 2016
  • Education Committee- 2017-2019
  • Malaysia Annual Real Estate Convention (MAREC) Committee 2017 & 2018
  • CDP Course Trainer 2018
Tan Kian Aun
Associate Director, Hartamas Real Estate (M) Sdn Bhd
Tan Kian Aun
Associate Director, Hartamas Real Estate (M) Sdn Bhd
  • Registered Estate Agent
  • Licensed Auctioneer (SUK Selangor)
  • Associate Director of Hartamas Real Estate (M) Sdn Bhd
  • Formerly at CH Williams Talhar & Wong (known as CBRE|WTW)
  • Board of Director - Malaysia Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA)
  • Licensed Estate Agent (Victoria, Australia)
  • Member of Real Estate Institute Victoria (REIV)
  • Formerly McGrath Estate Agent (Melbourne)
  • MIEA Accredited Trainer
  • International Association of Coaching (IAC) Chapter KL Leader
  • Certified HRDF Trainer
  • Certified Professional Coach (MIM-CPC)
  • Certificate in Teaching
  • Digital Marketing Certification, ISO9002 Certification, Sales Force Effectiveness, Total Quality Management & Customer Relationship Management
  • Organising Chairman MAREC Summit 2018 and 2019
  • Train more than 5,000 practitioners nationwide
  • MIEA Top Real Estate Firm of the Year
  • MIEA Top Project Marketing of the Year
  • MIEA Commercial Real Estate of the Year
  • MIEA Real Estate Agency of the Year
  • MIEA Accredited Trainer
Mr. Kelvin Yip
Associate Director,Knight Frank Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Mr. Kelvin Yip
Associate Director,Knight Frank Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Kelvin is a registered estate agent (E1221) with the Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents Malaysia. He has worked several years in two International Property Consultancy firms.

He has also successfully completed the Real Estate Advanced Practice (REAP), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Course & Train the Trainer Course. Kelvin is a Fellow of The Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA), (www.miea.com.my). He has served several years in the Council of Management of MIEA.

He also is MIEA Accredited Trainer.

Kelvin heads the Residential Sales & Leasing Team for Knight Frank Malaysia.

Ms Judith Ng
Associate Director, IQI Realty Sdn Bhd
Ms Judith Ng
Associate Director, IQI Realty Sdn Bhd
  • 1985 : 15 years (1985-1999) with HSBC Malaysian Management Office (HQ)
  • 2000 : Began her journey in real estate after successful VSS from HSBC
  • 2004 : Diploma in Estate Agency
  • 2007 : Registered Real Estate Agent
  • 2009 : Established practice in Mont Kiara
  • 2012 : MIEA Councilor (2012-2014) with recognized achievement of increasing membership by more than 100% in 2 years
  • 2013 : Produced MIEA National Top Residential Sales Person of the Year
  • 2015 : Produced MIEA National Top Residential REN of the Year
  • 2015 : MIEA Internal Auditor (2015 - current)
  • 2015 : MBA in Building & Facilities Management (OUM)
  • 2018 : Associate Director and Resident Manager of IQI Realty Sdn Bhd
  • MIEA Accredited Trainer
Mr. Nixon Paul
Managing Director, Carey Real Estate Sdn Bhd
Mr. Nixon Paul
Managing Director, Carey Real Estate Sdn Bhd
  • Past president of MIEA. Served in the National Council of Management for 9 years and was elected as a president from 2011 to 2013.
  • Managing director of Carey Real Estate Sdn Bhd a company incorporated since 1983. The company has 4 offices, which are located in Sri Hartamas, Ampang, Penang and Kota Kinabalu.
  • 35 years of experience in real estate and area of expertise is targeted at Property Investments and Commercial Real Estate.
  • MIEA Accredited Trainer.

 

Bernard Lee Wah Toh
Digital Commerce & Internet Technology Executive Biography
Bernard Lee Wah Toh
Digital Commerce & Internet Technology Executive Biography

Bernard Lee has more than 10 years of total experience in the sales management, brand and marketing strategy, regional business development and digital commerce exposure in several disciplines and different environments. He is an analytical thinker and a hands-on manager with strong leadership and people management skills. His further ability to learn and to understand changing market dynamics and translating them to actionable strategy to achieve the desired business objectives.

His current portfolio as the Head of Sales (Online Classifieds Marketplace) in one of the leading digital media platform, a technology driven organization and the largest on-line marketplace in Malaysia. The role has allowed him to gain invaluable experience and exposure in the digital media and the internet business landscape. His current sales team consists a total of 12 key account managers and outbound sales covering several business verticals.

With perserverance, sheer determination and stewardship, he and his team have achieved significant revenue growth for three consecutive years. He was also responsible in growing the monetization team within a short period of time and was part of the management team in developing sales strategy and implementation of three monetization projects.

Bernard’s recognition goes beyond the organization as he was invited to be one of the speakers at the iRetail World Asia Conference in Singapore on October 2013, a conference event organized by Clariden Global that featured comprehensive end-to-end ecommerce strategies and solutions featuring Asia’s 30+ thought leaders and speakers.

His upcoming speaking engagements will be at the annual eTail Asia 2016 Conference at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on March 2016.

With his passion in sharing his thoughts and knowledge in the digital landscape, he is currently one of the trainer/speaker at the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) – Negotiators Certification Course (NCC) program for two years running. He was also one of the speaker at the Malaysian Real Estate Convention (MAREC) 2015, MASPEX Johor, Penang & Sabah 2015 events, The Real Estate Investment Malaysia 2015 Conference, The Malaysian Indian Entrepreneur Seminar and Conference (SEED) 2015 and other countless speaking engagements in Malaysia and within the region.

Prior to his current role, Bernard headed the business development team in a MSC status company specializes in Security Solutions and Cross-Media Marketing Solutions Software which was developed by Mindfire Inc., one of the top 50 fastest going software company in USA.

He was accountable for developing go-to-market strategies, acquisition of new channel partners and management of exisitng channel partners within the Asia Pacific and Japan (APAC) region. Together with his team, they provide the technical support for an end-to-end omni-channel marketing solutions, campaign building strategies and go to market strategy implementations.

He is also responsible to develop and implement digital marketing campaigns and strategies tailored to different market segments, which include lead generation, brand innovation and identifying new revenue stream for the business associates and partners.

During that stint, Bernard was the spokesperson for the organization and a speaker at several international expo and seminars such as the FGD (Forum Graphics & Digital Expo) @ Jakarta, Indonesia 2011, IGAS @ Tokyo, Japan 2011, Digital Innovation Summit @ Manila, Philippines 2012, HP Solution Architect Seminars @ Singapore March-May 2011 period. 

Mr. David Kok
David Kok & Partners
Mr. David Kok
David Kok & Partners
Mr David Kok was admitted as an advocate & solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1995 after obtaining an LLB (Hons) degree from the University of London in 1992 and the Certificate of Legal Practice in 1994 and is also currently a partner at Messrs David Kok and Partners.
 
Mr David Kok specialises in conveyancing matters. Mr David Kok has extensive experience in giving advisory services and handling housing and developmental projects at corporate level and possesses vast experience in conveyancing including advising on and drafting banking documentation, sale and purchase agreements, shareholders agreement, joint venture agreements, tenancy agreements, general agreements concerning land and company matters and debt restructuring (reconstruction and restructuring) etc.
 
Besides conveyancing, Mr David Kok also has extensive exposure in civil litigation and has represented individuals and corporations in various pre-trial strategy, risk evaluation and full trials.
 
Mr David Kok is a regular speaker on property matters organised by various real estate agencies and bodies, investor groups and other related groups and organisations including for Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) where Mr David Kok is one of the official Legal Advisor and Honorary member to the same.
 
Mr David Kok is the author of a 650 page law reference book entitled Conveyancing, Law And Practice in Malaysia for the international publisher Commerce Clearing House (CCH a Wolters Kluwer business) and is also the author of the books known as Legal Guide To Conveyancing Practice 1 st and 2 nd Edition respectively.
 
Mr David Kok has also contributed articles to various property magazines like Just Property, Property Insight amongst others over the years
 
Mr David Kok has particular interest in giving Legal Advisory services for small medium sized companies during their crucial growth and drafting of contracts concerning company and land matters related thereto.Mr David Kok has also previously served as one of the Chairman of The Disciplinary Committee for the Malaysian Bar Council.
 
Contact details for further info:-
Messrs David Kok & Partners
(Advocates & Solicitors)
Suite 905 9 th Floor, Block E,
Pusat Dagangan Phileo Damansara 1,
No.9, Jalan 16/11, Off Jalan Damansara,
45350 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan
Contact No.603-76608301/302 Fax No 603-76608303.
Mr. Soma Sundram
CEO of MIEA
Mr. Soma Sundram
CEO of MIEA
  • Practicing Real Estate passionately 32 years
  • Wrote the 2 days NCC syllabus course
  • Trained over 33,000 RENs - MIEA Chief Trainer
  • Awarded MIEA National Real Estate Leadership Award 2013
  • Awarded Estate Agent of the Year by the Board in 2016
  • Introduced the MIEA National Real Estate Awards
  • MIEA Past President & Fellow
  • MIEA Accredited Trainer
  • Purchased the MIEA building during his Presidency at MIEA
  • Established ARENA and became its first Secretary General
  • Sold and marketed 1200 units at commonwealth games village
  • Negotiated & sold 3 blocks at commonwealth games village
  • Sold 1500 units of Ritze Perdana Condo 1 & 2 among 70 other projects
  • Appointed as CEO of MIEA effective 1st August 2018

Mr. Siva Shanker
CEO, Rahim & Co - International Property Consultants
Mr. Siva Shanker
CEO, Rahim & Co - International Property Consultants

Mr. Siva Shanker is a Registered Estate Agent and Property Manager with the Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents & Property Managers Malaysia and has more than 35 years of experience in the property industry.

He has had much hands on experience, having worked in both large international consultancies as well as small local firms. In 2004, Siva ventured out on his own and formed Linear Estates, which was then merged with a larger real estate consultancy in 2011.

In 2016, Siva moved to the corporate sector and accepted a position as Head of Investments at Axis REIT Managers Berhad.

Siva has been an active member of the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents for many years and was President for the Year 2013/2015.

In recognition of his excellent services to the industry, Siva was awarded the Estate Agent of the Year 2014 award by the Board Of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents& Property Managers Malaysia.

Siva is also an accomplished speaker and real estate trainer.

He was instrumental in the massive registration exercise for Real Estate Negotiators and was personally responsible for training more than 12,000 negotiators in the year 2013 and 2014.

In September 2019, Siva joined Rahim & Co International Sdn. Bhd. as their CEO, Real Estate Agency.

Mr. Lim Boon Ping
President of MIEA and Director of Training & Development,Kim Realty
Mr. Lim Boon Ping
President of MIEA and Director of Training & Development,Kim Realty
  • Registered Estate Agent
  • Degree in Bachelor of Property (Auckland, New Zealand)
  • 20 years experiences in Real Estate
  • Past Chairman of MIEA Johor
  • President of MIEA
  • Director, Training & Development, Kim Realty
  • Fellow of Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents
  • MIEA Accredited Trainer
  • Member of Malaysian Institute of Professional Property Managers (MIPPM)
  • Member of Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the private sector of Malaysia (PEPS)
  • Member of Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM)

 

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