Board of Directors

Our Board Directors provide their expertise and counsel to the Group. They are committed to upholding a high standard of governance practices to ensure greater transparency, accountability and maximisation of long-term shareholder value.

Mr Ang Boon Cheow EdwardExecutive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr Ang Boon Cheow Edward has been instrumental in spearheading the Group’s expansion since its inception in 1995 and provides strong leadership to the Group in the area of strategic direction and planning.

In addition, Mr Ang is familiar with the construction and civil engineering sector as he has invested in ATS, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Group, for more than 20 years. As Managing Director of ATS from 1992 to 2003, Mr Ang was actively involved in the executive management of ATS with responsibilities for overall business development, strategic planning and project management. Since 2003, he has been the non-executive chairman of ATS and maintains oversight of ATS’ operations at the board level.

Mr Ang has a Business Degree from the USA and is currently the Vice-Chairman for International Affairs Committee and Council Member of Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Mr Chia Yau LeongExecutive Director

Mr Chia Yau Leong joined the Group in May 2008 and assumed the current position of Financial Controller in 2009 and Company Secretary in 2011. He is responsible for the overall planning and management of the Group’s financial, taxation and corporate governance functions. He also plays an important advisory role towards the formulation of the Group’s strategic development plans. Mr Chia was appointed to the Board on 6 May 2016.

Mr Chia is a non-practicing member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He has more than 20 years of auditing, accounting and financial management experience. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) degree awarded by the National University of Singapore in 1995 and obtained a ACCA professional degree in 1998.

Mr Chua Keng HiangLead Independent Director

Mr Chua Keng Hiang is a practicing member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He has more than 30 years of experience in public accounting, corporate finance and management. He holds an honours degree in accountancy from the then University of Singapore and is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK). Mr Chua currently sits on the board of two other listed companies – Jadason Enterprises Ltd and Memtech International Limited.

Mr Ng Ya KenIndependent Director

Mr Ng Ya Ken holds a Master’s degree in economics from New Zealand. Mr Ng worked as a senior economics statistician in the Ministry of Trade and Industry in the 1970s and early 1980s, after which he joined a market research company as a senior research manager. He later worked at the Singapore Press Holdings for nine years, first as a senior research manager and later as an Assistant General Manager in its Advertising and Marketing Division. After leaving SPH, Mr Ng worked as a senior consulting manager at the Marketing Institute of Singapore and the Enterprise Promotion Centres. He later worked as a freelance consultant and has recently retired. In the course of his consulting career, Mr Ng has worked with enterprises and institutions from a diverse range of industries, from manufacturing and construction to telecommunication and banks.

Ms Tan Min-LiIndependent Director

Ms Tan Min-Li is currently a partner at Colin Ng & Partners LLP, a firm of advocates and solicitors in Singapore, and has over 15 years of experience in the legal profession. Ms Tan has considerable experience in the areas of initial public offerings, regional investments, corporate restructuring, cross border joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions in the region.

She regularly advises on Singapore Exchange compliance and corporate governance issues. Ms Tan heads the Corporate Finance Practice Group, Greater China Practice Group and Japan Focus Group at Colin Ng & Partners LLP.

Ms Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Laws from University College London, University of London, and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1992. Ms Tan currently sits on the board of two other listed companies – Anchun International Holdings Ltd and Union Steel Holdings Limited.