Dr. James Tee
Chief Executive Officer, Smart City & Urban Tech
Dr. James Tee currently spearheads Green Packet’s developments in AI City, hyperscale data centre and thematic next-generation technology parks. This is in line with Green Packet’s smart city and urban tech growth strategy towards becoming a leading player in Malaysia’s journey towards digital transformation.
A Senior Executive with more than 20 years of extensive work experience. Dr. James has an impressive track record in general management, financial management, strategic planning, performance transformation and value creation. He also boasts strong expertise in integrated real estate and smart city developments, construction and investment, asset management, insurance, and management strategy consulting.
Dr. James previously served as the CEO of public-listed and non-listed real estate companies and was also a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. Dr. James holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science & Metallurgy from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. A Commonwealth Scholar, he also holds a First-Class Honours Degree in Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).
He is the author of a comprehensive book, Malaysian Real Estate Industry – Value Creation Strategies, and was an Honorary Secretary of the Malaysian REIT Managers Association. He is a registered Graduate Engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia and is a Certified GreenRE Manager – under REDHA – for green buildings assessment.
He is passionate about developing young leaders and making a difference through innovative technologies