Board of Directors

Our Board provides overall guidance and policy directions to our management.

We currently have thirteen members on our Board. The majority are non-executive independent private sector business leaders.

LIM Boon Heng

CHENG Wai Keung
Deputy Chairman

KUA Hong Pak
Director; Chairman, Audit Committee


GOH Yew Lin

HO Ching
Executive Director & CEO

Michael LIEN JL

Robert NG CS

TEO Ming Kian



Lucien WONG YK



LIM Boon Heng
Chairman (since August 2013)

  • Deputy Chairman, Singapore Labour Foundation

  • Chairman, NTUC Enterprise Co-operative Limited

  • Former Secretary-General, National Trades Union Congress

  • Held several Cabinet positions in the Singapore Government from 1993 to 2011

CHENG Wai Keung
Deputy Chairman (since November 2013)

  • Chairman and Managing Director, Wing Tai Holdings Limited

  • Distinguished Service Order (DUBC) in 2007 

  • Justice of the Peace since 2000

KUA Hong Pak
Director (since November 1996);
Chairman, Audit Committee

  • Managing Director and Group CEO, ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited

  • Deputy Chairman

    • SBS Transit Ltd

    • VICOM Ltd

  • Singapore Public Service Star in 1996
  • Re-appointed a Justice of the Peace in 2010
  • Honorary Shenyang Citizenship in 1997

Director (since June 2014)

  • Member, Council of Presidential Advisers
  • Chairman
    • NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd
    • NTUC Fairprice Foundation Ltd
  • Deputy Chairman, NTUC Enterprise Co-operative Limited
  • Former Managing Partner of KPMG, Singapore
  • The Singapore Public Service Star in 2011
  • The Singapore Public Service Medal in 2003

GOH Yew Lin
Director (since August 2005)

  • Managing Director, GK Goh Holdings Limited
  • Chairman
    • SeaTown Holdings Pte Ltd
    • Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music
    • Singapore Symphonia Company Limited
  • Trustees and Investment Committee Chairman, National University of Singapore
  • Deputy Chairman, National Arts Council

HO Ching
Executive Director & CEO

  • Executive Director since May 2002; 
    CEO since January 2004
  • Former President and CEO, Singapore Technologies Group
  • Fellow of the Academy of Engineering, Singapore

Michael LIEN JL
Director (since January 2010)

  • Executive Chairman, Wah Hin & Co Pte Ltd

  • Trustee and Investment Committee Member, National University of Singapore

  • Founder, Leap Philanthropy

Robert NG CS
Director (since June 2014)

  • Chairman, Sino Land Company Limited

  • Vice Chairman, M+S Pte Ltd

  • Director, DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

  • Member, 11th/12th National Committee, Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference

TEO Ming Kian
Director (since October 2006)

  • Chairman

    • MediaCorp Pte Ltd

    • Vertex Venture Holdings Ltd

    • Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited

    • Tessa Therapeutics Pte. Ltd.

    • Earth Observatory of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University

  • Former Permanent Secretary at various Singapore Government ministries and Executive Chairman in key agencies

  • The Public Administration Medal (Gold), Singapore (1993)

  • Commander First Class – Royal Order of the Polar Star (Sweden) (1994)

  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Monash University, Australia (1999)

  • The Meritorious Service Medal, Singapore (2008)

Director (since January 2015)

  • Chairman

    • ABB Ltd

    • Catalyst

    • Board of Trustees of St. Gallen Foundation for International Studies

  • Director

    • Roche Holdings Limited

    • International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

  • Former Chief Executive Officer, Royal Dutch Shell plc

  • Former Member

    • Supervisory Board of Aegon N.V.

    • Supervisory Board of UBS AG

    • Swiss Federal Auditor Oversight Authority

  • Title of Dato Seri Laila Jasa awarded by His Majesty the Sultan of Brunei (2011)

Director (since July 2008)

  • Chairman

    • Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken

    • SAAB AB

    • AM AB

  • Former Chairman

    • AB Electrolux

    • International Chamber of Commerce

    • LKAB

  • Former Deputy Chairman, L M Ericsson

  • Former President and CEO, Investor AB

Lucien WONG YK
Director (since March 2013)

  • Chairman and Senior Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP

  • Chairman, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

  • Trustee, Singapore Business Federation

  • Board Member

    • Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Berhad

    • Singapore Airlines Limited

    • Singapore Press Holdings Limited

    • Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd

Director (since August 2013)

  • Chairman, Goldman Sachs International Advisors

  • Member, Board of Laureate Education, Inc.

  • Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

  • Former President (2007 - 2012), World Bank Group

  • Former Deputy Secretary (2005 - 2006), U.S. State Department

  • Former U.S. Trade Representative (2001 - 2005)

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