Dato’ Ong was appointed to the Board of Maju Holdings Sdn Bhd on 28 October 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Estate Management) degree from the University of Singapore. He is a member of the Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia.
He started his career as a Valuation Officer in 1976 with the Valuation Division of the Treasury Department, Ministry of Finance, Malaysia and held the position of Acting Regional Director, Southern Region in 1980. He then joined the private sector and was initially involved in project management in the real estate industry. He subsequently became actively involved as a property developer undertaking and completing several commercial and residential projects in Johor Bahru. He served as the Chairman of the Housing Developers Association, Johor Branch for two terms from 1994 to 1998.
He presently sits on the Board of several companies involved in property development and infrastructure projects.