Temasek launches Southeast Asia Advisory Panel

Singapore, 1 August 2023 – Singapore-based investment company Temasek has launched the Temasek Southeast Asia Advisory Panel (TSEAP). The panel comprises eminent business leaders with deep experience, insights, and perspectives on significant industry, economic, social, and political trends in Southeast Asia.

Together with the Temasek European Advisory Panel (TEAP) and the Temasek Americas Advisory Panel (TAAP), the TSEAP will complement the Temasek International Panel in providing Temasek with regular access and engagement with experts on issues relevant to its activities across key markets. TEAP and TAAP were established in January 2016 and June 2016 respectively.

Mr Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Temasek Holdings, said, “Temasek is looking to deploy more capital into Southeast Asia, where growth is underpinned by strong fundamentals such as a young demographic, rapid urbanisation, and accelerated digitisation.”

“Our TSEAP members will provide us with the benefit of their experiences, networks, and localised perspectives as we seek new business opportunities against the backdrop of an increasingly volatile and complex global operating environment. I would like to welcome all our distinguished members to the Panel and look forward to sharing perspectives and broadening our regional networks,” he said.

Mr Fock Wai Hoong, Head of Southeast Asia and Deputy Head, Technology & Consumer, Temasek, added, “We have been increasing our investments in the region in recent years and look forward to continue doing so. Together with businesses, governments, and communities, Temasek is committed to using our catalytic capital to spur sustainable and inclusive growth so that every generation prospers.”

Mr Lee Theng Kiat, Chairman of Temasek International, will chair the Temasek Southeast Asia Advisory Panel.

The Temasek Southeast Asia Advisory Panel comprises:

  • Lee Theng Kiat, Chairman, Temasek International Pte. Ltd.; Chairman, Singapore Telecommunications Limited, from Singapore (Chairman of TSEAP)
  • Dr Mai Huu Tin, Chairman, Unigroup; Member of the Private Sector Development Committee Government of Vietnam, from Vietnam
  • Dr Yozua Makes, Founder and Managing Partner, Makes & Partners, from Indonesia
  • Tan Sri Mohd Hassan Marican, Chairman, Pavilion Energy, Pavilion Energy Trading & Supply, and Pavilion Energy Singapore; Chairman, Special Advisory Body to the Minister of Finance of Malaysia, from Malaysia
  • Kanetsugu Mike, Chairman, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, from Japan
  • Noni Purnomo, President of the Board of Commissioner and former CEO, Blue Bird Group Holding; Chairperson of The Board of Trustees, The University of Indonesia, from Indonesia
  • Chartsiri Sophonpanich, President, Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited, from Thailand
  • Teresita Sy Coson, Vice Chairperson, SM Investments Corporation; Chairperson, SM Retail, Inc. and BDO Unibank, from the Philippines
  • Dr Truong Gia Binh, Chairman of the Board of Directors, FPT Corporation; Deputy Chairperson, Advisory Council of Administrative Procedure Reform of Prime Minister, from Vietnam


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About Temasek

Temasek is a global investment company with a net portfolio value of S$382 billion (US$287b) as at 31 March 2023. Our Purpose “So Every Generation Prospers” guides us to make a difference for today’s and future generations. As an active investor, forward looking institution and trusted steward, we are committed to deliver sustainable value over the long term. Temasek has overall corporate credit ratings of Aaa/AAA by rating agencies Moody’s Investors Service and S&P Global Ratings respectively. Headquartered in Singapore, we have 13 offices in 9 countries around the world: Beijing, Hanoi, Mumbai, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Singapore in Asia; and London, Brussels, Paris, New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, and Mexico City outside Asia.

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