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Lee Boon Yang

Chairman
Non-Executive and Independent Director

Boon Yang was appointed a Director of SPH on 1 October 2011.

He is the Non-Executive Chairman of Keppel Corporation Limited. He is also Chairman of Singapore Press Holdings Foundation Limited, Keppel Care Foundation Limited, Jilin Food Zone Pte Ltd and Jilin Food Zone Investment Holdings Pte Ltd.

He has extensive experience in public service. He served as Member of Parliament for Jalan Besar and Jalan Besar Group Representation Constituency (GRC) from December 1984 to April 2011. He was the Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts before retiring from political office in March 2009.

From 1991 to 2003, he served as Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, Minister for Defence, Minister for Labour and later Minister for Manpower. Prior to that, he held several public appointments including Senior Minister of State for Defence, National Development and Home Affairs, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministers for Environment, Finance, Home Affairs and Communications.

Before entry into politics, he worked as a veterinarian and R&D Officer in the Primary Production Department. He also worked as the Assistant Regional Director for the US Feed Grains Council, and as Senior Project Manager for the Primary Industries Enterprise Pte Ltd.

Boon Yang holds a B.V.Sc Hon (2A) from the University of Queensland.

Ng Yat Chung

Chief Executive Officer
Executive & Non-Independent Director

Yat Chung joined SPH as a Director on 1 August 2016 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer on 1 September 2017.

He is the Chairman of the Singapore Institute of Technology Board of Trustees.

Prior to joining SPH, he was the Executive Director and Group CEO of Neptune Orient Lines Ltd (2011-2016) and Senior Managing Director at Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited (2007-2011). Before joining Temasek Holdings, he was the Chief of Defence Force in the Singapore Armed Forces. He also served as a Director of Fraser & Neave Limited and Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd.

Yat Chung holds a Bachelor of Arts (Engineering Tripos) and a Master of Arts from Cambridge University, a Master of Military Art and Science (General Studies) from the US Army Command & General Staff College, USA, and a MBA from Stanford University.

Janet Ang Guat Har

Non-Executive and Independent Director

Janet was appointed Director of SPH on 17 October 2014.

She spent 32 years with IBM and was IBM Vice President, Smarter Cities & Industry Solutions for Asia Pacific from 2015 to 2019 and prior to that, IBM Singapore Managing Director from 2011 to 2015. She is a veteran in the tech industry and has lived and worked in Japan and China for over a decade. Janet has a diverse background having managed IBM Services in Greater China, IBM Sales Operations across Asia Pacific and Lenovo Desktop Operations globally.

She serves as Chairman of the NUS Institute of Systems Science, the Caritas Singapore Agape Fund Board of Trustees, SISTIC.com and the Singapore Polytechnic Board of Governors. She is also the Deputy Chairman of the Singapore Business Federation Foundation as well as Member of the Board of The Esplanade Company Ltd and the Home Team Science & Technology Agency (HTX), chairing its Finance & Risk Committee.

Janet serves on the NUS Alumni Advisory Board and the Council for Board Diversity as well as the Singapore Business Federation chairing its Digitalisation Committee. She is a Fellow of the Singapore Computer Society, is a Member of the International Women's Forum (Singapore), and an alumnus of the IBM Industry Academy.

She was a board member of PUB having served from 2013 to 2019 during which she chaired PUB's Audit Committee. She has also previously served on the InfoComm Media and Development Authority (iMDA) and the then InfoComm Development Authority as well as the Medishield Life Review Committee.

In 2014, Janet was awarded the NUS Business School Eminent Alumni Award and in 2015, she received the NUS Distinguished Alumni Service Award. In March 2018 Janet was conferred the Singapore Computer Society IT Leaders Award 2018 – Hall of Fame.

Janet was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2019.

Janet graduated with a Business Administration (Honors) degree from the National University of Singapore.

Andrew Lim Ming-Hui

Non-Executive and Independent Director

Andrew was appointed a Director of SPH on 1 January 2017.

He is a Partner of Allen & Gledhill LLP and is currently Co-Head of its Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions Department. He is consistently recognised as a leading lawyer in his areas of expertise.

Andrew serves as a Trustee on the Board of Trustees of the National University of Singapore and as a member of the board of Sentosa Development Corporation. He is a Director of Jurong Engineering Limited and Singex Holdings Pte Ltd. He is also a member of the NUS Law Advisory Council.

He was a member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore Financial Centre Advisory Panel, and also served on the Committee for Private Education, a committee of the SkillsFuture Singapore Board.

Andrew holds Bachelor of Law (Honours) and Masters of Law degrees from the National University of Singapore and was called to the Singapore Bar in 1986. He is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

Bahren Shaari

Non-Executive and Independent Director

Bahren was appointed to the Board on 1 April 2012. He is Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Singapore, the private banking subsidiary of OCBC Bank.

Bahren was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Singapore on 1 February 2015. He has more than 30 years of banking experience. In 2016, he was conferred the Singapore Institute of Banking and Finance Distinguished Fellow award, in recognition of his significant contribution to the financial industry and outstanding leadership capabilities.

Bahren serves as a board member of the Institute of Systems Science at the National University of Singapore. He is also a member of the Council of Presidential Advisers and served as an alternate member from April 2017 to January 2020.

Bahren was conferred the Public Service Star Medal in 2018. He was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2008.

Bahren graduated with an accountancy degree from the National University of Singapore.

Lim Ming Yan

Non-Executive and Independent Director

Ming Yan was appointed a Director of SPH on 3 June 2019.

He spent 22 years with CapitaLand Limited, and was its President and Group CEO from 2013 to 2018 and prior to that, its COO from 2011 to 2012. He was the CEO of The Ascott Limited from 2009 to 2012 and CEO of CapitaLand China from 2000 to 2009.

He is a Director of Central China Real Estate Limited.

Ming Yan Lim serves on various committees in the community. He is the Chairman of Singapore Business Federation, a member of Singapore's Future Economy Council and Co-Chairman of its Built Environment Sub-Committee. He is also Chairman of Workforce Singapore and a board director of Business China.

Ming Yan obtained a First Class Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering and Economics from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Quek See Tiat

Non-Executive and Independent Director

See Tiat joined the SPH Board on 1 September 2013.

From 1 July 1987 to 30 June 2012, See Tiat was a Partner and subsequently Deputy Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He has extensive audit and business advisory experience, and has been involved in planning, executing and managing audits of large public listed companies in Singapore.

See Tiat serves on the boards of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd, Pavillion Energy Pte Ltd, the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Temasek Foundation Connects CLG Limited. He is also the President of the Council of Estate Agencies and Chairman-Designate of the Accounting Standards Council.

He was the Chairman of the Building and Construction Authority and a Director of Neptune Orient Lines Ltd and a board member of the Energy Market Authority.

See Tiat graduated with Honours (Second Class Upper) in Economics from the London School of Economics & Political Science. He is also a Fellow with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He was conferred the Public Service Medal in 2009 and the Public Service Star in 2014.

Tan Chin Hwee

Non-Executive and Independent Director

Chin Hwee was appointed a Director on 1 March 2014.

He is a Director of Trafigura Holdings Pte Ltd and Trafigura Pte Ltd. He is also a Director of Nayara Energy Ltd, India, where he chairs its Banking and Finance Board Committee and was previously its Audit Committee Chairman. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Nanyang Technological University and the Advisory Board of Grab Inc. Chin Hwee is an Adjunct Professor in a number of universities, and is an advisory board member for the Shanghai Advance Institute of Finance. He also serves on the Finance Centre Advisory Panel of the Monetary Authority of Singapore. He sits on the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore's International Maritime Centre (IMC) 2030 Advisory as a Committee Member. He has also taken on the International Olympic Committee Financial Advisor role from March 2016 to December 2019.

Chin Hwee was the founding partner and Director of Apollo Management Singapore Pte Ltd., Managing Director of Amaranth Advisors, as well as President and Director of CFA Singapore. He was a Director of Keppel REIT Management Limited (as manager of Keppel REIT) and Lien Aid Limited (Singapore).

Chin Hwee was honoured as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader 2010 and is the winner of the Singapore 2013 Distinguished Financial Industry Certified Professional (FICP) Award. In 2015, he received the World Outstanding Young Chinese Entrepreneurs Award from business newspaper, Yazhou Zhoukan, and the World Federation of Chinese Entrepreneurs Organization. He was also voted by the Hedge Fund Journal as among the emerging top 40 absolute return investors globally and was also named as Best Asia Credit Hedge Fund Manager by Hong Kong-based publication, The Asset.

Chin Hwee was appointed to join the Emerging Stronger Taskforce (EST) set up under the Future Economy Council (FEC)/PMO, to review how Singapore can build new sources of dynamism and stay economically resilient in a post-Covid-19 world. He was nominated as a member of the Trade & Connectivity Standards Committee under the Singapore Standards Council (SSC)/MTI, which facilitates the development, promotion and review of standards in Singapore.

Chin Hwee holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Second Class Upper Honours) from Nanyang Technological University, and a MBA from Yale University. He completed a postgraduate course at Harvard Kennedy School. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and is both an Australian and Singapore registered Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Tan Yen Yen

Non Executive and Independent Director

Yen Yen joined the Board on 1 April 2012.

She is a Director of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited. She serves as the Chairman of the Singapore Science Centre and Director of ams AG. Additionally, she sits on the Board of Advisors of the National University of Singapore's School of Computing.

She is a veteran in the technology and telecommunication sectors. Her past executive career included being President, Asia Pacific, Vodafone Global Enterprise Singapore Pte Ltd; Regional Vice-President and Managing Director of SAS South Asia Pacific; Senior Vice President, Applications, Oracle Corporation Asia Pacific, and Vice President & Managing Director for Hewlett-Packard Singapore.

Yen Yen has played an active role in Singapore's infocomm industry. Her past contributions include being Chairman of the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation (Now SGTech), Board director of Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore and member of Corporate Capabilities and Innovation sub-committee with the Singapore Government Future Economy.

Yen Yen has a degree in Computer Science from the National University of Singapore and an Executive MBA degree with Helsinki School of Economics Executive Education.

Tracey Woon

Non-Executive and Independent Director

Tracey was appointed a Director on 1 July 2020.

She was, until recently, the Vice Chairman, Asia Pacific, Global Wealth Management UBS AG, a role she assumed since July 2016. In that role, she advised UBS' key clients and business owners, drawing on her deep understanding of international capital markets and her investment banking experience. Tracey was also responsible for the UBS' Women Initiative in Asia Pacific.

Prior to joining UBS, she was the Vice Chairman of Citibank ASEAN Corporate and Investment Banking, encompassing Investment Banking for South East Asia, as well as Corporate Banking, Financial Institutions practice, Global Transaction Services and Global Subsidiaries Group for Singapore.

Tracey has more than 37 years of investment banking experience having worked on a whole spectrum of corporate finance transactions from equity fund raising (IPOs, equity placements and rights issues) to debt offerings to advisory work, including takeovers of public companies in Singapore and ASEAN.

Tracey holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.