Board of Directors

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Mr Koh Soo Keong Chairman & Independent Director
Mr Miguel Ko Vice-Chairman & Non-Executive Director
Mr Manohar Khiatani Non-Executive Director
Mr Chan Pengee, Adrian Independent Director
Mr Teo Eng Cheong Non-Executive Director
Mr Teo Choon Chye, Marc Independent Director
Mr Wong Yew Meng Independent Director
Ms Chong Chiet Ping Independent Director
Ms Lim Sau Hoong Independent Director
Mr Chia Nam Toon Executive Director, CEO

Mr Koh Soo Keong
Chairman, Independent Director
Koh Soo Keong
Date of appointment as Director: 15 September 2009
Date of appointment as Chairman of the Board: 1 August 2011
Length of service as Director: 5 years and 8 months (as at 30 May 2015)

Board Committees served on:

  • Nominating, Human Resource & Remuneration Committee (Chairman)
  • Operational Risk Management Committee (Chairman)
  • Investment Committee (Member)

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), University of Singapore
  • Master of Business Administration, National University of Singapore
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Law, National University of Singapore

Present Directorships as at 30 May 2015

Listed companies

  • Noel Gifts International Ltd
  • Northern Technologies International Corporation

Others

  • ABL Asia Pte Ltd
  • EcoSave Pte Ltd
  • Zerust Singapore Pte Ltd
  • Agape Ace Pte Ltd
  • Orita Sinclair School of Design, New Media & the Arts Pte Ltd

Major Appointment as at 30 May 2015

  • Chairman, Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding 3 years

  • ECS Holdings Limited
  • Medtecs International Corporation Ltd
  • KS Energy Services Limited
Mr Miguel Ko
Vice-Chairman, Non-Executive Director
Miguel Ko
Date of appointment as Director: 1 January 2016

Board Committees served on:

  • Investment Committee (Chairman)
  • Nominating, Human Resource & Remuneration Committee (Member)

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • B.A. in (Economics), University of Massachusetts, U.S.A.
  • Masters of Business Administration, Suffolk University, U.S.A.
  • Certified Public Accountant (non-practicing), State Board of Accountancy, New Hampshire, U.S.A.

Present Directorships as at 30 December 2015

Listed companies

  • Samsonite International S.A.

Others

  • Ascendas-Singbridge Pte Ltd.
  • Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
  • CTM Property Trust (Steering Committee)
  • Jilin Food Zone Pte. Ltd.
  • Knowledge City Pte. Ltd.
  • Optima Investment & Development Pte. Ltd.
  • Singapore-Sichuan Investment Holdings Pte Ltd
  • Singbridge Pte. Ltd.
  • Singbridge Holdings Pte. Ltd.
  • Singbridge International Singapore Pte. Ltd.
  • Singbridge Corporate Pte. Ltd.
  • Singbridge CTM1 Pte. Ltd.
  • Singbridge CTM9 Pte. Ltd.

Major Appointment as at 30 December 2015

  • Group CEO, Ascendas-Singbridge Pte Ltd

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding 3 years

  • Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd
  • Royal Orchid Hotel Company Ltd

Others

  • CDL Hotels Ltd Hong Kong
  • City e-Solutions Hong Kong
  • Millenium & Copthorne PLC
  • Amarin Plaza Company Ltd
  • Serm Suk (Pepsi-cola) Bottler Ltd
Mr Manohar Khiatani
Non-Executive Director
Manohar Khiatani
Date of appointment as Director: 10 June 2013
Length of service as Director: 1 Year 11 months (as at 30 May 2015)

Board Committees served on:

  • Investment Committee (Member)
  • Operational Risk Management Committee (Member)

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree (Naval Architecture), the University of Hamburg, Germany
  • Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School

Present Directorships

Listed companies

  • SIA Engineering Company Limited
  • Ascendas Property Fund Trustee Pte. Ltd. (as Trustee-Manager of Ascendas India Trust)
  • Ascendas Hospitality Fund Management Pte Ltd (as manager of Ascendas Hospitality REIT)
  • Ascendas Hospitality Trust Management Pte Ltd (as trustee-manager of Ascendas Hospitality BT)

Others

  • Ascendas Pte Ltd
  • Ascendas Property Fund Trustee Pte Ltd
  • Ascendas Investment Pte Ltd
  • Ascendas Land International Pte Ltd
  • Ascendas Land (Singapore) Pte Ltd
  • Ascendas Frasers Pte Ltd
  • Ascendas-Citramas Pte Ltd
  • Carmelray-JTCI Corporation
  • Nusajaya Tech Park Sdn Bhd
  • Directorships in other Ascendas Group companies

Major Appointment as at 30 May 2015

Nil

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding 3 years

Nil

Mr Chan Pengee Adrian
Independent Director
Mr Chan Pengee Adrian
Date of appointment as Director: 1 December 2014
Length of service as Director: 6 months (as at 30 May 2015)

Board Committees served on (effective 1 December 2014):

  • Audit Committee (Chairman)
  • Operational Risk Management Committee (Member)

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), National University of Singapore

Present Directorships as at 30 May 2015

Listed companies

  • Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd
  • Global Investments Limited
  • Biosensors International Group, Ltd
  • Nobel Design Holdings Ltd
  • Hong Fok Corporation Limited

Others

  • Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee
  • Singapore Institute of Directors
  • Shared Services For Charities Limited
  • Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority

Major Appointment as at 30 May 2015

  • Head of Corporate, Lee & Lee
  • Honorary Secretary, Association of Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Member, SGX Catalist Advisory Panel
  • Member, Pro-Enterprise Panel

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding 3 years

  • UPP Holdings Limited
  • Isetan (Singapore) Limited
  • AEM Holdings Ltd
Mr Teo Eng Cheong
Non-Executive Director
Teo Eng Cheong
Date of appointment as Director: 10 August 2011
Length of service as Director: 3 years and 9 months (as at 30 May 2015)

Board Committees served on:

  • Audit Committee (Member)

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • BSc (Economics), National University of Singapore
  • MSc (Economics), London School of Economics & Political Science

Present Directorships as at 30 May 2015

Listed companies
Nil

Others

  • International Enterprise Singapore Board
  • IE Singapore Holdings Pte Ltd

Major Appointment as at 30 May 2015

  • Board Member, Council for Private Education
  • Board Member, Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority
  • Member, Air Traffic Rights Committee
  • Board Member, ASEAN Infrastructure Fund Limited
  • Deputy Chairman, Singapore Cooperation Enterprise

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding 3 years

Nil

Mr Teo Choon Chye, Marc
Independent Director
Marc Teo Choon Chye
Date of appointment as Director: 18 September 2012
Length of service as Director: 2 year and 8 months (as at 30 May 2015)

Board Committees served on:

  • Audit Committee (Member)
  • Investment Committee (Member)

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Statistics), National University of Singapore
  • Member, ACI Singapore – The Financial Markets Association
  • Associate Member, Singapore Institute of Directors

Present Directorships as at 30 May 2015

Listed companies
Nil

Others
Nil

Major Appointment as at 30 May 2015

Nil

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding 3 years

Nil

Mr Wong Yew Meng
Independent Director
Mr Wong Yew Meng
Date of appointment as Director: 1 November 2015

Board Committees served on:

  • Audit Committee (Member)

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science (Economics), London School of Economics London
  • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Member, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

Present Directorships as at 1 November 2015

Listed companies

  • Venture Corporation Limited

Others

  • People’s Association
  • Land Transport Authority Singapore
  • Competition Commission of Singapore
  • Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation Limited
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • Kidney Dialysis Foundation Limited

Major Appointment as at 1 November 2015

Nil

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding 3 years

Nil

Others

Nil

Ms Chong Chiet Ping
Independent Director
Mr Chong Chiet Ping
Date of appointment as Director: 1 November 2015

Board Committees served on:

  • Nominating, Human Resource and Remuneration Committee (Member)
  • Operational Risk Management Committee (Member)

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Singapore Polytechnic

Present Directorships as at 1 November 2015

Listed companies

  • Nil

Others

  • Optiras Pte. Ltd
  • Green Line Innovations Pte. Ltd
  • Third Wave Power Pte. Ltd
  • Heypal Pte. Ltd
  • Time2talk Global Pte. Ltd
  • Wisewater Pte. Ltd
  • Avetics Global Pte. Ltd
  • Lean Care Solutions Corporation Pte. Ltd

Major Appointment as at 1 November 2015

  • Managing Partner, Small World Group Incubator Pte Ltd

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding 3 years

Nil

Others

Nil

Ms Lim Sau Hoong
Independent Director
Mr Lim Sau Hoong
Date of appointment as Director: 1 November 2015

Board Committees served on:

  • Nominating Human Resource & Remuneration Committee (Member)

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Education, Institute of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore

Present Directorships as at 1 November 2015

Listed companies

  • Nil

Others

  • Nil

Major Appointment as at 1 November 2015

  • Director, Chinese Development Assistance Council
  • Director, Singapore Chinese Orchestra Company Limited
  • Member, Singapore50 Culture and Community Committee
  • Member, Singapore Note and Coin Advisory Committee

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding 3 years

Nil

Others

Nil

Mr Chia Nam Toon
Executive Director, CEO
Chia Nam Toon
Date of appointment as Director: 1 April 2016
Length of service as Director: -

Board Committees served on:

  • Investment Committee (Member)
  • Operational Risk Management Committee (Member)

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Commerce (Financial Accounting), Malaysia
  • Member, Association of the Chartered Certified Accountants UK (FCCA)
  • Member, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

Present Directorships as at 1 April 2016

Listed companies

  • Non-Executive Director, Ascendas Hospitality Trust Management Pte. Ltd., the Trustee-Manager of Ascendas Hospitality Business Trust (“A-HBT”),
  • Non-Executive Director, Ascendas Hospitality Fund Management Pte. Ltd., the Manager of Ascendas Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust (“A-HREIT”).

SGX-Mainboard listed Ascendas Hospitality Trust is a stapled group comprising A-HREIT and A-HBT.

Others

  • Ascendas China Trustee Pte Ltd Ascendas Hospitality Fund Management Pte Ltd
  • Ascendas Hospitality Trust Management Pte Ltd
  • Ascendas Investment Pte Ltd
  • Ascendas Land International Pte Ltd
  • Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City Investment and Development Co Ltd
  • Ascendas Funds Management (Australia) Limited

Major Appointment as at 1 April 2016

Nil

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding 3 years

Nil