Chief Operating Officer
Kingsland Data Center
Asher Ling is the Chief Operating Officer of Kingsland Development, a privately owned property development firm with an established brand and reputation as a trusted and reliable developer in Singapore and Malaysia. Founded in 1974, Kingsland has since grown from a boutique construction company with very strong in-house builder expertise, into a sophisticated and innovative multi-sector real estate developer.
Asher is responsible for the Group’s overall strategic planning, finance and investments, business development and deal structuring. Having spent time in a few different sectors, including info-communications industry, financial sector and real estate/property development, he has developed cross-functional skillsets which enables him to engage and lead multi-disciplinary teams. He also co-founded Kingsland’s Data Centre business, pioneering the group’s focus in investment, development and operations of purpose-built wholesale data centre facilities.
Prior to joining Kingsland, Asher was leading the Mergers & Acquisition team focusing on Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) deals in KPMG Corporate Finance (Singapore). He started his career with Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) where he received a full scholarship and also held various positions within IDA including the Special Assistant to the CEO, and also the IDA Board Secretary.
Asher graduated from Stanford University with a Masters in Management Science & Engineering, and also holds a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering (summa cum laude) from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.