Wong Soon Fah, was appointed as the Executive Director of Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd on 2 July 2018.
He graduated with a Professional Degree Full Member of Chartered Institute of Transport, London in 1977. A self-made man starting from the rank and file, he started his career as a clerk at Klang Port Authority in 1969. After 14 years with the Klang Port Authority, he then joined Kuantan Port Authority in 1983 as Planning and Commercial Manager before a change of portfolio to Operations and Commercial Manager in 1990.
Wong later decided to retire from the government service in 1997 to join Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd, at the time when Kuantan Port was privatised on 1 January 1998. Wong spent 11 years at Kuantan Port as an all-rounder. He started as General Manager, Operations in 1998 before holding the post of General Manager, Marketing in 2000.
He was appointed as Chief Operating Officer in 2004 and held the position of Managing Director from August 2006 till his retirement in August 2009. Upon his retirement, he was retained as an Advisor to Kuantan Port for a year to obtain approval for the port’s tariff increase from the Ministry of Transport, and to expand the Kuantan Port under the ECER Programme. Wong was also in the board of Port Klang Free Trade Zone initiated by the Ministry of Transport from 2011 – 2015.