Based in Kuala Lumpur, John Paul Lam started his career in public relations and advertising with some of the top advertising agencies in the country. During this time, John Paul led and managed the branding & PR activities of some of Malaysia’s most beloved brands: most notably, LVMH’s Moët Hennessy Diageo Malaysia, BMW Group Malaysia, and British American Tobacco. With a knack for all things public relations, brand marketing, innovative ideation, and creative presentation, John Paul realized his skills were better suited in a more challenging but rewarding industry – real estate.
John Paul joined the Ridgewell Group in late 2017 and was mentored under the watchful eye of Kenneth Huee, Ridgewell Group’s founder. In three short years, John Paul rose to the rank of Business Development and Marketing Manager. Within his role in Business Development, John Paul is in charge of the identification of potential new partnerships with developers, the acquisition of new projects and developments, maintaining current work relationships with developers, and training new associates. As the agency’s Marketing Manager, John Paul is in charge of improving the agency’s image through the development of exciting and innovative branding and advertising initiatives across all platforms. This role also includes market planning for maximizing profits and market shares, support sales and lead generation efforts, product & services management, market-information analysis, promotions, and sales.
In his personal capacity, John Paul has led, supervised, and closed several notable residential transactions worth several millions of dollars in the Klang Valley. Presently, John Paul is in the midst of developing, marketing, and overseeing operations of the company’s first Property Management arm, The Home Makers.