Wai Leo Chan

Chief Executive Officer

AREA Management Sdn Bhd

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director


Chan is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Area Management Sdn Bhd since October 2020.  He is also a Director and the shareholder of Area Edureit Sdn Bhd which is the holding company of the ALPHA Reit.

A Fellow Member of The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (UK) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He served as Head of Originations and Investments of Axis REIT Managers Berhad. His role includes asset acquisitions, capital raising and investor relations for the Fund. Before his transfer to Axis REIT Managers Berhad, he was the Head of Finance for AXIS Development group of companies.

Prior to holding his position with Axis, he was the Group Accountant for Pacific Star Group. From 1997 to 2002, he worked with Arthur Andersen, handling statutory audits and profit forecasts in the Assurance Division.