King, Chiu Tiong (Francis) has Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Master of Agriculture (Hon.) from Massey University, New Zealand and Master of Business Management in Agriculture and Food Industries from Buckingham University, England. He is a member of Society of Agricultural Scientist (SIAS), Sarawak and a member of Incorporated Society of Planters, Malaysia.
He worked in Agriculture Department, Sarawak for fifteen (15) years in various management positions at divisional and headquarters level from 1978 to 1992. He was the Agriculture Officer on special duty in Ministry Of Agriculture for five (5) years from 1993 to 1997. He was the General Manager of State Farmers’ Organization, Sarawak from 1997-2008. While working in State Farmers’ Organization, he was the Directors of ten State Farmers’ Organization joint-venture companies. From 2008 to 2009, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Infrowell Group of Companies for one (1) year.
Currently, he is an Agriculture Consultant especially in oil palm industry. He is also the Partner and Director in Ceria Tiasa Sdn Bhd and Ceria Estet Sdn Bhd.