Managing Director, DC & A Group Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

Speaking Session

Short Biography

DATUK DAVID CHUA is the Managing Director of DC & A Group Sdn Bhd. He has a wide and varied experience in the Housing and Property Sector. Currently, his business interests are in the area of property development and investment, and the development of Eco-Tourism projects. He also has a deep insight in general business, industrial sectors and the economy in general.

Datuk David Chua is presently an Advisor of The Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor (KLSCCCI).

In addition, Datuk David Chua currently serves as a Member of the Small Debt Restructuring Committee (SDRC) of Bank Negara Malaysia and Director of Credit Guarantee Corporation of Malaysia Berhad [CGC]. Besides he also serves as Member of Anti Corruption of Advisory Board of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), Council Member of “Majlis Keusahawanan Pengajian Tinggi Nasional (MKPTN)”, Ministry of Education and Trustee of Administrative and Diplomatic Officers’ Alumni Association, Malaysia (Alumni PTD).

He had served as a Director of the Board of University of Malaya for the period 2007 – 2015, Chairman of UM Holdings Sdn Bhd, the commercial and investment wing wholly-owned by Universiti Malaya for the period September 2009 – April 2015 and a member of Board of Directors of UM Specialist Centre Sdn Bhd (UMSC) for the period 2009 – 2015. He had served as a Member of Board of Director of MalaysiaChina Business Council (MCBC) since its inception in 2011.

In the past, Datuk David Chua had also assumed numerous key and senior positions in Trade Associations, Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Government appointed positions including a former advisory Board Member of Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL). He was appointed to the National Economic Consultative Council (1990-1991) and again reappointed to NECC II (2000-2001), and was appointed by the Government to serve as Deputy Chairman of NECC II.

In recognition of his contributions in public service, he has been conferred awards of K.M.N., J.M.N., and P.J.N. by DYMM Yang DiPertuan Agong. In 2016, he  was conferred Ph.D (Hon) by University of Malaya.