Lawrence YIP is the Senior Vice-President for Planning and Business Development responsible for helping the organization to identify, evaluate and develop new projects globally. In addition, he holds the dual-appointment as Chief Marketing Officer for the industrial estates and township projects in North & South Vietnam with close to 5000-hectare of land-space. Lawrence was formerly the Asia-Pacific Director for Business Development in Honeywell for Industrial Automation and had worked in TOTAL Oil, Kerry Properties / Shangri-la Group, Bilcare and Reed Elsevier on several new successful start-ups in Asia. He has diversified industry experience in real estates development, hotel & facilities management, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals and events management. Lawrence holds a M.Sc degree in International Business & Marketing from the University of Strathclyde (UK), B.Sc degree in Psychology from the University of Southern Queensland (Australia) and the Chartered Diploma in Marketing (UK).