Mr Cheah graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Civil Engineering from University of Iowa. He also obtained a Masters in Business Administration (Distinction) from the University of Sunderland.

Mr Raymond Cheah is the Chief Operating Officer, Commercial of UEM Sunrise Berhad, a leading Malaysian property developer.

Mr Cheah oversees the development of Gerbang Nusajaya and Fraser Metropolis in Johor, Malaysia. The projects total over €13 billion in gross development value (GDV).

Mr Cheah also spearheads the company’s maiden venture into Melbourne, Australia, acquiring land parcels with GDV of over €700 million in the Central Business District. He currently heads a joint development in Durban Point, South Africa. Mr Cheah also leads the Malaysian team in three joint ventures between Khazanah Nasional Berhad and Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd, the investment-holding companies of the Governments of Malaysia and Singapore respectively.