The Manager
The Manager
Board of Directors
Mr Lee Chong Kwee
Mr Lee Chong Kwee
Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Mr Lee Chong Kwee is the Chairman and a Non-Executive Director of the Board of Directors of the Manager. 

Mr Lee is also a member of the Board and the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee, as well as the Transaction Review Committee, of Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd, sponsor of MLT.

Concurrently, Mr Lee is the Corporate Advisor to Temasek Holdings Private Limited. Mr Lee had previously served on the Advisory Boards of the National University of Singapore Business School and The Logistics Institute – Asia Pacific.

Mr Lee was formerly the Asia Pacific Chief Executive Officer of Exel (Singapore) Pte Ltd and is a fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

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Mr Tan Ngiap Joo
Mr Tan Ngiap Joo
Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee

Mr Tan Ngiap Joo is an Independent Director and the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Manager.

Mr Tan is concurrently the Chairman and Director of United Engineers Limited and a Director of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (“OCBC”). In addition, he is also a Director of China Fishery Group Limited (listed on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST).

Mr Tan had held various senior positions in the banking and finance sector which include the positions of Deputy President of OCBC Bank Singapore, General Manager of OCBC Bank, Australia Branch, Chairman of Bleakeys Limited Australia and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Bank of Singapore (Australia) Limited.

Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Australia.

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Mr Lim Joo Boon
Independent Director and Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

Mr Lim Joo Boon is an Independent Director and a Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Manager.

Mr Lim is currently the Chairman of Singapore Turf Club. He also serves as a member of the Board of Sentosa Development Corporation and Jurong Health Services Pte. Ltd. In addition, he is an Adjunct Associate Professor at NUS Business School and an Advisor to OWW II Private Equity Fund.

Mr Lim started his career with Accenture in 1978 and had held various senior leadership positions in Accenture Singapore and in the Asia Pacific region. Mr Lim was a Senior Partner of Accenture Singapore before his retirement in 2003.  Between 2005 and 2006, Mr Lim was the Honorary Chief Executive Officer of SATA (Singapore Anti-Tuberculosis Association) on a voluntary basis and he was also a Member of the Committee to Develop the Accounting Sector between 2008 and 2010. Mr Lim had served as a Chairman of Pteris Global Limited and Director of Singapore Pools (Private) Limited, Asia Philanthropic Ventures Pte. Ltd., SIA Engineering Company Limited and Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore.

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Mr Pok Soy Yoong
Mr Pok Soy Yoong
Independent Director and Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

Mr Pok Soy Yoong is an Independent Director and a Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Manager.

Mr Pok is concurrently a Non-Executive Director of the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore and Pavilion Foundation Limited, and a Non-Executive and Independent Director of Manulife US Real Estate Management Pte Ltd.

Mr Pok has over 30 years of working experience in the areas of Singapore direct tax and international tax. He is among the leading tax experts in Singapore on complex tax transactions and issues, and is particularly noted for his leading role in the creation of the taxation framework for real estate investment trusts. Prior to his retirement from professional practice on 31 December 2008, Mr Pok was the Head of Tax with Ernst & Young Singapore as well as a member of Ernst & Young Singapore Management Committee. He also served as the Chief Operating Officer (Tax) of the Ernst & Young Far East Tax Practices, covering 15 countries.

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Mr Wee Siew Kim
Mr Wee Siew Kim
Independent Director and Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

Mr Wee Siew Kim is an Independent Director and a Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Manager.

Mr Wee is currently the Group CEO of Nipsea group which manufactures and sells decorative and industrial paint and coatings for buildings, construction, automobile and industrial applications. In addition, he is the Chairman of the Board of ES Group (Holdings) Limited which is listed on the Catalist board of the SGX-ST and a Director of SBS Transit Ltd which is listed on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST. Between 2001 and 2011, Mr Wee was a Member of Parliament for the Ang Mo Kio Group Representative Constituency in Singapore.

Prior to joining the Nipsea group, Mr Wee had held various appointments in the engineering, business development and management functions within the Singapore Technologies group since 1984 which involved operating stints in the United States of America, China, Europe and Singapore. From 2002 to 2009, he served as the Deputy CEO and President (Defence Business) of Singapore Technologies Engineering Limited which is listed on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST.

Mr Wee holds a Bachelor of Science (Aeronautical Engineering) (First Class Honours) degree from the Imperial College of Science and Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. He is a Fellow of the City and Guilds Institute.

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Mr Tan Wah Yeow
Independent Non-Executive Director and Member of Audit and Risk Commitee
Mr Tan Wah Yeow is an Independent Non-Executive Director and a Member of Audit and Risk Committee of the Manager.
 
Mr Tan started his career with KPMG UK in 1984 and returned to KPMG Singapore where he was subsequently admitted into the KPMG Singapore partnership in 1995. He had held various leadership positions with KPMG LLP in Singapore and in the Asia Pacific region, with his last positions being Deputy Managing Partner of KPMG LLP Singapore and Head of Asia Pacific Healthcare Practice, before his retirement in September 2017.
 
Mr Tan is currently a Board Director of the Public Utilities Board Singapore (PUB). He also serves as a Non-Executive Director of VIVA Foundation for Children with Cancer and Gardens by the Bay. In addition, he is an Executive Committee Member and Honorary Treasurer of MILK (Mainly I Love Kids) Fund.
 
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Mrs Penny Goh
Mrs Penny Goh
Lead Independent Director and Chairperson of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee

Mrs Penny Goh is the Lead Independent Director and Chairperson of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee of the Manager.

Mrs Goh is Co-Chairman and Senior Partner of Allen & Gledhill LLP, a leading law firm in Singapore. She has been a Partner since 1982 and has for many years headed the Corporate Real Estate Department She regularly acts for listed corporations, private equity property funds, sovereign wealth funds and real estate investment trusts, and she has extensive experience in advising on acquisitions, divestments, joint development and profit participation structures in major commercial projects in Singapore. Her Asia Pacific experience includes regional investments and joint ventures in Japan, Indonesia and PRC.

She is an Honorary Legal Advisor to the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (REDAS).

She is also an Independent Director and a Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee of Keppel REIT Management Limited, the manager of Keppel REIT.

Mrs Goh holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore and is a member of the Singapore Bar. She is consistently recommended as a leading specialist in corporate real estate practice by several legal publications including Chambers Asia-Pacific, IFLR 1000, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Best Lawyers and The International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers.

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Mr Tarun Kataria
Mr Tarun Kataria
Independent Director and Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee

Mr Tarun Kataria is an Independent Director and a Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee of the Manager.

Mr Kataria is also a Non-Executive Director of HSBC Bank (Singapore) Ltd where he also chairs its Audit Committee.

Mr Kataria was until recently Advisor to Religare Capital Markets and, between 2010 and 2013, their CEO, India. Prior to joining Religare Capital Markets, Mr Kataria held various senior positions within HSBC group which included the roles of Managing Director and Head of Global Banking and Markets with HSBC India, Vice-Chairman of HSBC Securities and Capital Markets India Pvt. Limited, Non-Executive Director of HSBC InvestDirect Limited and Managing Director, Head of Institutional Sales, HSBC Global Markets.

Mr Kataria holds a MBA (Finance) from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is a Chartered Accountant of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

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Mr Hiew Yoon Khong
Mr Hiew Yoon Khong
Non-Executive Director and Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee

Mr Hiew Yoon Khong is a Non-Executive Director and a Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee of the Manager.

Mr Hiew is concurrently a member of the Board of Directors of the Sponsor and its Group CEO. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd. (the manager of Mapletree Industrial Trust), Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd. (the manager of Mapletree Commercial Trust), and Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust Management Ltd. (the manager of Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust).

Mr Hiew joined the Sponsor in 2003 as Group CEO. He has since led the Sponsor Group from a Singapore-centric real estate company worth S$2.3 billion to a global company with total assets in excess of S$30 billion.

From 2003 to 2011, Mr Hiew was concurrently Senior Managing Director (Special Projects) in Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited. His past directorships include serving as a member on the Board of Trustees of the National University of Singapore.

Mr Hiew holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Warwick, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Portsmouth.

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Mr Wong Mun Hoong
Mr Wong Mun Hoong
Non-Executive Director

Mr Wong Mun Hoong is a Non-Executive Director of the Manager.

Mr Wong is currently the Group Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Executive Management Committee of the Sponsor. He oversees the Finance, Tax, Treasury, Private Funds Management, Risk Management and Information Systems & Technology functions of the Sponsor. In addition, he is a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd. (the manager of Mapletree Commercial Trust) and of Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd. (the manager of Mapletree Industrial Trust) and CapitaLand Township Development Fund.

Before joining the Sponsor in 2006, Mr Wong worked in the investment banking sector in Asia for 14 years. He was with Merrill Lynch & Co. for the 10 years immediately prior to joining the Sponsor, where he worked in Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo. He was a Director and the Head of its Singapore Investment Banking Division prior to leaving Merrill Lynch & Co. in late 2005.

Mr Wong holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore in 1990 and the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst from the CFA Institute of the United States. He attended the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD Business School.

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Mr Chua Tiow Chye
Mr Chua Tiow Chye
Non-Executive Director

Mr Chua Tiow Chye is a Non-Executive Director of the Manager. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer of the Manager.

Mr Chua is the Group Chief Investment Officer of the Sponsor and is responsible for executing the Sponsor’s international real estate investments and developments, including entry strategies into new markets and development of new products. Concurrently, Mr Chua is the Regional Chief Executive Officer, North Asia and New Markets of the Sponsor where he has direct responsibility over the Sponsor’s non-REIT assets and growth in these markets, i.e. South Korea, Hong Kong SAR, Australia and Japan, USA, Europe as well as other opportunistic markets.

Mr Chua also serves as a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust Management Ltd. (the manager of Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust).

Prior to joining the Sponsor in 2002, Mr Chua held senior positions with various companies including Vision Century Corporation Ltd, Ascendas Pte Ltd, Singapore Food Industries Pte Ltd and United Overseas Bank Ltd.

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Ms Ng Kiat
Ms Ng Kiat
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Ms Ng Kiat is an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Manager. Prior to this appointment in July 2012, Ms Ng was Chief Investment Officer, Southeast Asia of the Sponsor where she was responsible for managing the acquisitions, development and operations of the Sponsor’s investment portfolio in the region.

Ms Ng has over 16 years of experience in real estate and investment. Prior to joining the Sponsor in 2007, she was with Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited for five years managing private equity fund investments. Preceding that, Ms Ng was Vice President at the CapitaLand group where she was responsible for real estate investments and cross-border mergers and acquisitions activities in Southeast Asia and Europe.

Ms Ng was awarded the Singapore Technologies scholarships for her undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, where she graduated with a Masters in Engineering (First Class Honours) in Aeronautical Engineering.

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