Judges

A panel of 8 judges will judge the submissions based on various criteria like marketing, value creation, innovation, design and concepts, sustainability and more.
  • AR ALICE LEONG PEK LIAN

    Honorary Secretary, PAM

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    • AR ALICE LEONG PEK LIAN

      Honorary Secretary, PAM

    • Ar Alice Leong Pek Lian is a Manager at Arkitek MAA Sdn Bhd. She is a professional Architect, a qualified GBI Facilitator and currently the Honorary Secretary of Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia (PAM). She is also the Past Honorary Secretary of MGBC and she is a member of MIID. Ar Alice Leong graduated from University Science of Malaysia with both degrees, which are Bachelor Science HBP (Hons.) Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture.

      Ar Alice Leong has been practicing for 14 years as an Architect and actively involved in green and sustainability design and living spaces and have experience in various type of buildings such as housing projects as well as high rise commercial buildings, mix-development and etc.
  • DANIEL HO

    Group Managing Director, IQI Holdings Bhd

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    • DANIEL HO

      Group Managing Director, IQI Holdings Bhd

    • Daniel Ho, a pioneering entrepreneur, author and public speaker, is the Group Managing Director of IQI and its group of companies. He is responsible for developing and overseeing the execution of group wide strategies covering products, sales, marketing and development to ensure that the company stays at the forefront of the industry. With his detailed global and regional expertise in real estate, Mr Ho is on the advisory board of a number of publicly listed developers to provide services around concepts and commercialisation strategies for new developments. With his wide experience in the industry, financial markets and partnerships, Mr Ho also plays a pivotal role in establishing joint ventures and fund syndication for new property developments.

      Mr Ho has over 20 years of experience in the Malaysian corporate and business sector having previously been a key member of the funding and fund raising board that established a multimillion dollar olechemical plant in Malaysia as well as pioneering the multinational French firm, Legrand’s first foray and success in the Malaysian market in his early twenties.
  • IR AHMAD IZDIHAR SUPAAT

    President, MGBC

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    • IR AHMAD IZDIHAR SUPAAT

      President, MGBC

    • Ir Ahmad Izdihar is the President of Malaysia Green Building Confederation for the 2016-2018 term. He is also an invited lecturer, speaker and examiner for Green Building Index.

      Ir Ahmad Izdihar is a registered professional mechanical engineer with 20 years’ experience as consultant in the building industry. He is the managing director of Exergy Malaysia Sdn Bhd an Environmentally Sustainable Design Consultancy based in Kuala Lumpur. He is also a registered Green Building Index Facilitator.

      Ir Ahmad Izdihar holds a B.Sc Mechanical Engineering degree from Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York. He has extensive experienced in the design of building services with concentration on ACMV system. He is also currently facilitating sustainable designs for various buildings in Malaysia.
  • MATTHEW GAAL

    Director Of Development South East Asia, Woods Bagot

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    • MATTHEW GAAL

      Director Of Development South East Asia, Woods Bagot

    • Matthew Gaal is an Associate Principal and Director of Development for Southeast Asia. He is a registered architect with extensive experience, ranging from concept design through to completion on site. Specialising in the management of large-scale, complex projects, he has been involved at a senior level on numerous high profile buildings around the world. Having worked in the United States, Malaysia, Europe, the Middle East and Australia, Matthew brings an international perspective to the projects he works on. Known for his strong leadership and design development skills, Matthew places an emphasis on achieving group established goals and design resolution.

      Matthew also holds the position of KL City Representative for the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, continuing to be involved with tower design within the Woods Bagot Global Studio. Spending time on projects around the world, Matthew’s tall building experience is regularly sought by his peers.
  • MATTHIAS LOUI

    Executive Director, Knight Frank

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    • MATTHIAS LOUI

      Executive Director, Knight Frank

    • Matthias Loui has over 28 years of working experience in real estate property valuation services, property development and property management.

      His expertise includes the marketing, leasing and management of prime properties, in particular, highrise commercial buildings and highend gated residential developments.
  • DR. FOO CHEE HUNG

    Head Of Consultancy & Technical Opinion Unit, CREAM

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    • DR. FOO CHEE HUNG

      Head Of Consultancy & Technical Opinion Unit, CREAM

    • Dr. Foo Chee Hung is a researcher from the Construction Research Institute of Malaysia (CREAM) – a research arm under the Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB). He is currently the Head of Consultancy and Technical Opinion Unit.

      He obtained both his first (Environmental Engineering) and master (SHE Engineering) degree in The University of Malaya. He then further pursuit his PhD (Urban Engineering) in The University of Tokyo. His research interest is in sustainability, affordable housing, green building, building quality assessment, Industrialized Building System (IBS), and urban ecosystem.

      He is a member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), the GreenRE manager, and the MyCREST Qualified Profession.
  • IR, KOK YEN-KWAN

    CHAIR, GET Committee (TEEAM)

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    • IR, KOK YEN-KWAN

      CHAIR, GET Committee (TEEAM)

    • Ir. Kok Yen-Kwan is a practicing Professional Electrical Engineer with more than 13 years of experience in the building construction industry, and is currently the Head of Sustainability in an Energy and Green Building firm. Professionally, he is a BEM-registered Professional Engineer, Chartered Engineer (with ECUK), REEM (with Energy Commission of Malaysia) and GBI Facilitator (with GBI Sdn. Bhd.).

      He served as a 5-term Board Member of the Malaysia Green Building Confederation (MGBC) from 2012 – 2017 and has been on the Panel of Assessors of the Green Pages Malaysia (GPM) Directory for all 4 editions published thus far.

      Yen-Kwan also sits on the Panel of Judges for the Eco Product & Eco Booth Design Awards at the annual ARCHIDEX jointly organized by Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia (PAM) & C.I.S. Network Sdn. Bhd.; and currently chairs the Green Energy Technology (GET) Committee as well as being a Council Member of TEEAM.
  • ADRIAN WEE

    Founder, ID King

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    • ADRIAN WEE

      Founder, ID King

    • Adrian Wee has coached more than 3000 investors in less than TWO Years all across Asia, such as Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Singapore, China and Indonesia. He lives and breathes building Net Worth for the masses and his investors communities. Adrian Wee is a serial property entrepreneur, international speaker, business mentor and author of the best-selling book “Die With Massive Debts”. Over the past 17 years amassing a multi-million-dollar property portfolios and owning a successful interior design business, he has ID Renovated more than 1,000 properties, specializing in high end Show Houses and prominent Developer Sales Galleries.

      Now, through his signature programs - Die with Massive Debts & Interior Design Street Smart Program - more than 300 Million of Mortgage Loans has been taken by ID KING Students. His motto; “It's only by leveraging on debts; one can build great wealth in life” and more than hundreds of successful Interior Design Property Renovation Projects profiting on Buy Renovate Rent and Buy Renovate Sell completed within his communities. Adrian is a man with foresight and envisioned a platform for the interior design industry - The "UBER" in interior design. Adrian is now leading his team into public listing the company in stock exchange market by 2020.

Advisory Panel

A panel of 4 advisory experts in various fields related to the property industry, will judge the submissions based on design, innovation, concepts, potential capital appreciation, developer’s track record, amenities, sustainability and more.
  • AR EZUMI

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    • AR EZUMI

    • Ezumi is an active member of Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM), elected as council member of PAM in 2009, appointed as a member of Council of Architecture Accreditation and Education Malaysia in 2010 and appointed as a board member of the Board of Architects Malaysia in 2013.

      Ezumi began his career in a small practice in Penang in 1994 before joining Arkitek MAA Sdn.Bhd. in 1997. He led the implementation of several projects, mainly hospitals, hotels and office buildings. His unique exposure in various aspects of design and project implementation had been an added advantage in his day-to-day response to clients’ needs. He was promoted as associate in 2002 and appointed as Director in 2006.
  • DATUK TAN PEI ING

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    • DATUK TAN PEI ING

    • Datuk Tan Pei Ing is the founder and principal of PI Architect, a Kuala Lumpur firm that has received accolades for projects including Marriot Hotel in Putrajaya and Le Meridien Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. She consulted with the ABP during the construction of the award-winning Melbourne School of Design building.
      Datuk Tan is a former President of Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM), the first female to be appointed to the role in its 90-year history, and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects. She has founded several charitable initiatives including the Malaysian chapter of Architecture for Humanity and the Architects Meet the Public forum. Earlier this year, she was conferred the title of Datuk, the Malaysian government’s highest honour, in recognition of her significant contribution to improving the nation’s built environment. She was also awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award at the 2016 Malaysia Australia Alumni Council Awards in Kuala Lumpur.
  • DR JAMES TEE

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    • DR JAMES TEE

    • Dr. James Tee is the author of the best-selling book Malaysian Real Estate Industry – Value Creation Strategies. He was formerly the Executive Director of UOA Holdings, an award-winning Top 10 largest property group in Malaysia. Dr. Tee, who was a Board Member of UOA Asset Management, previously worked for the Hong Leong Group as Chief Executive Officer and the Setia Awan Group as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, he worked with Kurnia Asia Berhad as Group Chief Operating Officer and with McKinsey & Company as a Senior Associate based in ASEAN and the USA.

      Dr. Tee holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science & Metallurgy from the University of Cambridge. A Commonwealth Scholar, he also has a First Class Honours Degree in Bachelor of Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in Johor. Dr. Tee served as the Honorary Secretary of the Malaysian REIT Managers Association (MRMA) from 2011 to 2015, and has been a member of the Young Presidents’ Organisation (YPO) since 2011.
  • AR. SARLY ADRE SARKUM

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    • AR. SARLY ADRE SARKUM

    • Ar Sarly Andre Sarkum is an architecture futurist, sustainability proponent and design activist. Currently he helms the hybrid architectural design firm [SA]2 or Sarly Adre Sarkum Architecture Sdn. Bhd., which combines cutting edge architectural design solutions with extensive researched based explorative approach to solve challenging integrated design problems.

      Sarly is the current President of the Malaysia Green Building Confederation (MGBC) – which is Malaysia’s Green Building Council under the auspices of the World Green Building Council (WGBC), as well as an elected Council Member of Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (The Malaysian Institute of Architects); and also sits as one of the five directors of the Green Building Index (GBI) Green Rating Tool.

Balloting Partner

PwC Malaysia is the balloting partner observes both the balloting for the 14 highly acclaimed award categories and consumer voting process for the People's Choice Award category and independently verified both the results.

people’s choice award

This special award category is a consumer choice award, selected by Malaysian consumers through an online voting process. Winners and finalists are recognised for their best efforts in brand building and project marketing efforts. It is aimed to uplift the industry and give recognition to best-in-class developers, as selected by consumers.