Aw Cheok Huat, Chairman of the Board and Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Aw Cheok Huat was appointed to the Board on 15 August 2018 as a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Mr Aw is the Managing Director of MS Corporate Finance Pte Ltd, a boutique corporate finance firm specialising in mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, RTO and corporate restructuring. He has more than 25 years of experience in this field having been involved in assignments for various groups over a cross section of diverse industries. In addition, he has been involved in investment and private equity transactions working in conjunction with various groups in this industry. Mr Aw is also the non-independent and non-executive chairman of ICP Ltd, a company listed on the Catalist board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.

Mr Aw holds a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore.

Teo Choon Kow @ William Teo, Lead Independent Director

Mr William Teo was appointed to the Board on 25 August 2019 as Lead Independent Director and a member of the Nominating Committee.

Mr Teo is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He holds a Master in Management from Asian Institute of Management, Philippines.

Mr Teo is currently the Independent Director of DLF Holdings Limited, Kitchen Culture Holdings Ltd, PSL Holdings Limited, Wee Hur Holdings Ltd and Director of Zunhou Capital Pte Ltd. He previously held directorships in SGX-listed companies such as SHS Holdings Ltd, GRP Limited, Vallianz Holdings Limited, Casa Holdings Limited, CWX Global Limited (formerly known as Loyz Energy Ltd) and Silkroad Nickel Ltd.

Mr Teo has been active in Grassroot Organization, serving as the Chairman of Sengkang West Community Development and Welfare Fund. In addition, he is the Vice-Chairman of the Finance Committee in Ang Mo Kio / Sengkang West Town Council and School Advisory Council Member in Pei Hwa Secondary School.

Sin Boon Ann, Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Sin Boon Ann was appointed to the Board on 10 September 2018 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Mr Sin received his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degrees from the National University of Singapore and his Master of Laws from the University of London. He was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1987 and was a member of the teaching staff of the law faculty, National University of Singapore before leaving in 1992 to join Drew & Napier LLC.

Mr Sin was the Deputy Managing Director of Drew & Napier’s Corporate and Finance Department and the Co-head of the Capital Markets Practice before he retired to be a consultant with the firm in March 2018. Mr Sin was a Member of Parliament for Tampines GRC from 1996 to 2011.

In appreciation of his valuable public services rendered to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Mr Sin was conferred the Singapore National Day Award – “The Public Service Star (Bintang Bakti Masyarakat) (BBM)” in 2018 and “The Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) (PBM)” in 2013 by the President of Singapore. In addition, in recognition of his constant support and contributions to the Labour Movement, Mr Sin received the NTUC May Day Award – “Distinguished Service Award” in 2018, “Meritorious Service Award” in 2013 and “Friends of Labour Award” in 2003.

Mr Sin is an independent director in a number of listed companies in Singapore, including OUE Limited, TIH Limited, HRnetGroup Limited and Rex International Holding Limited.

Loo Cheng Guan, Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Loo Cheng Guan was appointed to the Board on 10 September 2018 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Mr Loo founded Vermilion Gate in 2014 and formally launched it in 2016 as an advisory firm focused on cross-border M&As.

Mr Loo has been non-executive Chairman of 1RocksteadGIP Fund II Pte Ltd., a private equity fund since 2013. He is also chairman of Precursor Group, a Singapore-based accounting firm and honorary director of Pantheon Assets, a multi-family office in China.

In addition, Mr Loo sits on the boards of SGX-listed companies, Valuetronics Holdings Ltd, and Mirach Energy Ltd, as an independent director, and of several other private companies including Fortrec Pte Ltd and its subsidiaries, Amalgam Capital Partners Pte Ltd and Brash Asia Pte Ltd.

Mr Loo had previously sat on a number of listed companies in Singapore, China and Canada, including C&G Environmental Protection Holdings Ltd as executive director, Advance SCT Ltd and MAP Technology Holdings Ltd as independent director, Grandblue Environment Co., Ltd and Blackbird Energy Ltd both as non-executive director.

Foo See Liang, Independent Non-Executive Director

Dr Foo See Liang was appointed to the Board on 4 December 2018 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Dr Foo is an Associate Professor (Practice) at the School of Accountancy, Singapore Management University. He has been active in the accounting profession and industry.

He serves in the Investigation and Disciplinary Panel and IS Chartered Accountant Journal Editorial Advisory Panel of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA).

Since 2015, he leads the Singapore Charities Transparency Assessment Initiative for the Charity Council, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY), and served in the Judging Panel of the Singapore Charity Transparency Awards. He was a member of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Committee of the ISCA, Council of IA Leaders of the Singapore Accountancy Commission and the Singapore Internal Audit Excellence Award Committee of the Securities Investors Association (Singapore).

Dr Foo is currently a member of the Audit & Risk Committee of a quasi-government body. He has co-chaired the Board of Directors and served as chairman of Audit Committee for several years. He is a Honourary Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Singapore and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (UK) and ISCA.

Choong Chee Peng Bert, Independent Director

Mr Bert Choong was appointed to the Board on 25 August 2019 as an Independent Director.

Mr Choong founded Nobel Design Holdings Ltd, a renowned industry leader in lifestyle furnishing in 1982 and was the Executive Chairman of the Company till 2013.

Mr Choong previously held directorships in Shelford Terraces Pte Ltd, ACT-Nobel Homes Pte Ltd, Astrid Hill Residences Pte Ltd, JBT Investments Pte Ltd and Urban Lofts Pte Ltd.

Mr Choong is currently the Director of International Furniture Fair Singapore Pte Ltd. In addition, he is the Presidential Advisor of the Singapore Furniture Industries Council since 2002.

Lee Kam Seng, Executive Director

Mr Lee Kam Seng was appointed to the Board on 14 June 2019 as an Executive Director.

Mr Lee joins the Company on 1 December 2015 as Chief Financial Officer and was appointed as Interim Chief Executive Officer on 10 September 2018.

Mr Lee is a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK).

He has more than 35 years of experience in the construction, real estate and trading industries, both in private and public listed companies.