Chris Wootten

Chris is President Director of ILC Singapore as well as ILC Indonesia.

He is an Executive Director of ILC, and established ILC Indonesia in 2001 and ILC Singapore in 2008 to cater to our growing number of clients in South East Asia.

Chris has lived in Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia and Indonesia for the past 20 years and now spends the majority of his time between Jakarta, Bali and Singapore. He has formal qualifications in the fields of accountancy as well as tourism, travel and leisure management.


  • Experienced developer and operator of leisure facilities. Opening General Manager for several Leisure properties: Golf Clubs, City Clubs, Country Clubs and Hotels.
  • General Manager for Cengkareng Golf Club, Jakarta, One of South East Asia’s busiest 18 hole golf operations, which opened in 1999. Responsible for strategic and conceptual planning, membership sales and the development and implementation of operating systems. Oversaw pre-opening, design and development phases as well as the first two operating years of the club.
  • Formerly General Manager of a number of successful private golf, city/ athletic and business clubs in the Asia Pacific region, many with CCA International. These included Mercantile Club Jakarta, Bankers Club Kuala Lumpur, Macau Golf & Country Club, Imperial Golf Club Jakarta, Finna Golf & Country Club Surabaya and The Exchange Club Medan
  • Chris worked as an accountant in the UK before entering the hotel industry, in which he spent many years with Hilton International and Sun International.

Principal strengths:

CLUB AND HOTEL MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS; PROJECT SET UP & PRE OPENING; MARKETING, POSITIONING AND SALES; SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION - Business Strategy and Planning; Feasibility and Concept Development; Marketing & Sales Strategies and Systems; Financial and Operational Audits and Analysis; Food and Beverage, Golf and Hotel Operations; Event Concepts and Management; Personnel Systems, Procedures, Structure, Development and Training.

Other Relevant Information:

Chris enjoys exploring the cultures and cuisines of Asia and has an interest in the world of wine. He enjoys a good novel or movie and is a keen golfer, social cricketer and retired footballer. Spending time in Bali and allows him to enjoy reef snorkelling and fishing. Chris’ Wife, Isma, owns and runs an established Golf event and tour company. He is married with 2 daughters.


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