Lau Kin Pong was born in Pahang, Malaysia in 1960. He studied in Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and qualified professionally from U.K.’s Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He completed his Masters of Business Administration from University of Bath (U.K.) Executive MBA Program in 1992.
1984 Joined Sime Darby Group in Malaysia and served in various group companies and Head Office initially as Accountant and subsequently as Finance and Administration Manager
1994 Joined BASF (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. as Finance and Accounts Manager and was promoted to Director for Corporate Functions/Corporate Services since 1997
2002 President of BASF Philippines, Inc.
2006 As Director for an integration project ie integration of Engelhard Corporation operations into BASF for the Asia Pacific region. Based in Hong Kong
2007 Managing Director for BASF Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Since 2008, reposnsible for BASF Asia Pacific Service Centre Sdn Bhd ( BASC ). BASC is BASF’s Asia Pacific Shared services center providing HR Services, F&A Services, IT/IS Services for 16 countries in the region.