About us

Established in Asia and now found in over 60 destinations worldwide.

Our Leadership


Our Board of Directors consists of nine members working globally to realise our vision: to be the leading global hospitality real estate ownership group for key gateway cities, with effective, in-built, and unique asset management skills.

Head Office

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc

Corporate Headquarters

Scarsdale Place


London W8 5SR

T: +44 (0) 20 7872 2444

F: +44 (0) 20 7872 2460

Board of Directors

Kwek Leng Beng
Chairman and Chairman of the Nominations Committee

Kwek Leng Beng has been the Chairman of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc since its incorporation. He is also the executive chairman of City Developments Limited and chairman and managing director of Hong Leong Finance Limited. He is currently the non-executive... Read More

Kwek Eik Sheng
Non-Executive Director

Kwek Eik Sheng was appointed to the Board in April 2008. He has been with the Hong Leong Group of companies in Singapore since 2006 and joined City Developments Limited in 2009, where he currently serves as the Chief Strategy Officer and Head, Asset Management.... Read More

Kwek Leng Peck
Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Risk Committee

Kwek Leng Peck was appointed to the Board in February 1995, prior to the flotation of the Company on the London Stock Exchange. He holds directorships on most of the listed companies within the Hong Leong Group of companies in Singapore, including City... Read More

His Excellency Shaukat Aziz
Senior Independent Director

Shaukat Aziz was appointed to the Board in June 2009. He was elected as Prime Minister of Pakistan and served between 2004 and 2007, having previously held the post of Finance Minister for 5 years. After graduating from Gordon College, Rawalpindi in... Read More

Susan Farr
Independent Non-Executive Director

Susan Farr was appointed to the Board in December 2013. She was a business director of Chime Communication Limited (formerly Chime Communication plc) from 2003 until 2015 and serves as a special adviser on a part time basis. She also serves as a non-executive... Read More

Gervase MacGregor
Independent Non-Executive Director and and Chairman of the Audit Committee

Gervase MacGregor was appointed to the Board in December 2014. He has been a partner in BDO LLP since 1991, where he is currently the Head of International Advisory, Risk and Quality Services, specialising in forensic investigations, and expert witness... Read More

Daniel Desbaillets
Independent Non-Executive Director

Daniel Desbaillets was appointed to the Board in September 2014. Prior to his appointment Mr Desbaillets was an Independent Non-Executive Director of M&C REIT Management Limited, the manager for CDL Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust ("H-REIT"),... Read More

Martin Leitch
Independent Non-Executive Director

Martin Leitch was appointed to the Board and as a member of the Audit and Nominations Committees in May 2017. He is an international finance executive with over 30 years’ experience in both publicly quoted and private equity owned groups. He is a Chartered... Read More

Christian de Charnacé
Independent Non-Executive Director

Christian de Charnacé was appointed to the Board in August 2017. He has over 40 years of global experience in merchant, corporate and institutional banking. Most recently he was CEO, Investment Banking Asia Pacific, for BNP Paribas based in Hong Kong.... Read More

Interim CEO

Tan Kian Seng
Interim Group Chief Executive Officer

Mr Tan Kian Seng, joined the Group as Group Chief of Staff and interim President of Asia in October 2016, and assumed the position of Interim Group Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 1 March 2017. He has not been appointed as a Director at this... Read More