BEng Civil Engineering, 2000
Weng Keong Kong founded Telford Engineering at the age of 27 with just £3,000 in 2006. Today, Telford has grown into a group of companies with specialised architectural, construction and engineering businesses largely spread across medical facilities, education institutions, high value industries, chemical plants as well as corporate office design and fit-out projects in Malaysia.
A strong believer of education, Weng Keong studied Civil Engineering at Salford and then went on to continue his education in Malaysia, before turning his hand to academic development. Weng is a regular guest speaker at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Taylor’s University and Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur, as well as spearheading innovative construction programmes, which aim to educate future construction professionals in the region.
Weng Keong is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building and a Fellow of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors respectively. At present, he serves as the President of Johor Master Builders Association and the Council Member at CIOB Malaysia Hub. In 2016, he received the honorary title from the London City Council as the “Freeman of London” in recognition of his professional and entrepreneurial achievements in the construction industry.