John Cheing

Senior Investment Manager

Seasoned corporate finance and investment professional

John joined AirAsia Digital’s investment team in May 2020, where he is responsible for the portfolio management of AirAsia Digital’s investments particularly in the financial services sector and corporate finance. He has extensive investment, corporate finance, strategy and operational experience in the telecommunications and media sectors.

Previously, John was with Usaha Tegas where he led the telecom and media investment team, overseeing portfolio such as Maxis, Astro Malaysia and Sri Lanka Telecom. He also held strategy and operational roles in the top 3 telecom operators in Malaysia and was the pioneer team that set up PT AXIS Telekom Indonesia.


John holds an MBA from Manchester Business School, Masters from the University of Nottingham and First Class degree in Chemistry from the University of Manchester.

Other Team Members

Aireen Omar


Teh Mun Hui

Chief Financial Officer

Lye Kong Wei

Chief of Data Science

Jun Ho Bae

Investment Manager