Joey Ong is the Chief Operating Officer of the Company, holding responsibility for the overall corporate and business operations of KOP Group. Joey Ong joined KOP Group 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 KOP Group as well as overseeing compliance matters such as bank compliance and reporting to third party investors. Joey Ong was promoted to her current position as COO of KOP Properties Pte. Ltd. in August 2010.
Joey 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 Phillips 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, Joey Ong was a director of Clinch International Pte Ltd, a company providing software solutions for legal practice 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, being in charge of the finance, office administration and human resources functions of the firm. Joey Ong then joined Koh Ong & Partners Management Services Pte Ltd in 1999 as office manager. Joey Ong continued in her role as office manager until 2007 when she joined KOP Group.
Joey Ong obtained a graduateship from The Plastics & Rubber Institution in the UK in 1987.