Lim Chong Chong is the Founder and Managing Partner of Ascent Capital Partners Pte. Ltd. He has extensive experience in investments, corporate finance and corporate transformation, and has deep strategic and operational knowledge of Myanmar's investment and business landscape.
Prior to starting Ascent Capital, he was Group Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategy at Capital Diamond Star Group in Myanmar. Before moving to Myanmar, he had worked at Temasek, EY and KPMG, in Singapore and the People’s Republic of China.
Chong Chong has a proven track record in successfully investing, building and transforming businesses in Myanmar. As the Group CFO and Strategy Head of a leading diversified conglomerate in Myanmar, he led the formation of several local-foreign joint ventures. He also led the corporate transformation efforts, by establishing and managing several core functions at the Group, including Strategic Business Development, Finance, IT, Human Resources, Legal and Corporate Communications.
Before moving to Myanmar, Chong Chong was involved in investment management, strategic planning and financial advisory. Chong Chong has experience in various industries, including agriculture, consumer, food, retail, real estate and financial services.
Chong Chong graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor’s Degree (with Honours) in Business Studies, specialising in Banking and Finance. He is also a CFA charterholder.