He is a Professional Architect based in Kuala Lumpur. He has served on the Board of Architects and Board of Town Planners Malaysia, and as President of Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM). During his PAM presidency, he has curated the inaugural Malaysia Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, and was the Founding Director of Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival. Boon was the Chair of Green Building Index Accreditation Panel, and continues to serve on the Panel. He is an advocate of design and sustainable development as the key differentiators of Asia’s competitiveness, and has spoken widely on these subjects.