Ir Ong Ching Loon

Board Member, Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)


IR ONG CHING LOON is a Professional Engineer with Practicing Certificate in Mechanical engineering, an ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer, a Registered Foreign Professional Engineer of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Among others, he is also a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK.

Ir Ong is a Board Member of Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), the President of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) and the Vice President of MAESCO. He is also a Past President of ASHRAE, Malaysia Chapter and the former Regional Vice-Chair of ASHRAE’s Technology Transfer Committee and Research Promotion Committee for Region XIII representing ten (10) countries. Ir Ong is the former Secretary General of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO).

Ir Ong is the Managing Director of Cofreth group of companies which specialize in consultancy and services of O&M, facilities management and energy solutions. Over 2 decades, Ir Ong led Cofreth to be awarded with five Frost & Sullivan Excellent Awards and a BrandLaureate SME Best Brand Award. Cofreth was the winners of two National Energy Awards of Malaysia in 2018 and 2021 and an ASEAN Energy Award 1st Runner-up in 2018.

Ir Ong is the Fellow of IEM, Fellow of Academy of Engineering and Technology of the Developing World, Fellow of ASEAN Academy of Engineering & Technology and the Honorary Member and Honorary Fellow of AFEO.