Mr. Serge Pun is a Myanmar national and the Chairman of SPA. He founded Serge Pun & Associates Limited in 1983 in Hong Kong which was then primarily active in real estate brokerage and development. In 1988, Serge Pun & Associates opened its first overseas branch in Bangkok. Branches and subsidiaries in Shenzhen (1988), Kuala Lumpur (1990) and Chengdu (1992) followed in the ensuing years.
In 1991, Mr. Pun decided to return to his hometown in Myanmar and set up SPA, which has today grown to include more than 30 operating companies active in nine key sectors including financial services, manufacturing, real estate development, trading and distribution, the service industry, automobile assembly and distribution, agriculture, hospitality and transportation. The group’s notable projects in Myanmar include landmarks such as FMI Centre, FMI City, Pun Hlaing Golf Estate, Pun Hlaing International Hospital and Thanlyin Star City.
In 1999, Mr. Pun was conferred the title of Doctorate in Philosophy (Ph.D) in Business Administration honoris causa, by the Southern California University for Professional Studies. Mr. Pun was appointed an Honorary Business Representative of International Enterprise Singapore for Myanmar from 2004 to 2007. He was also pointed as a member of the Chinese People Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) of Dalian, People’s Republic of China since 2007.