Board of Directors

MR. CHOO CHEE ONN

Executive Chairman and Managing Director

MR. CHOO CHEE ONN, Executive Chairman and Managing Director, is one of the founders of the Group. Mr. Choo was appointed to the Board on 9 March 2006 and plays a vital role in charting the corporate direction of the Group. He was last re-elected on 26 July 2019. He is responsible for the overall management, strategic planning and business development of the Group, and oversees all key aspects of the Group’s operations, including the tendering process of the Group’s construction projects. He is also responsible for identifying and securing new projects for the Group. In addition, Mr. Choo also oversees the Group’s overseas investments and operations, particularly the Group’s property development industries in the PRC. Mr. Choo has over 40 years of experience in the construction and property development industries. As one of the Group’s founders, Mr. Choo was instrumental in laying the Group’s early foundations and has been pivotal in the development of the Group and its expansion into the PRC. Mr. Choo is a full member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

MR. LIM KEE SENG

Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer

MR. LIM KEE SENG, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, is one of the founders of the Group. Mr. Lim was appointed to the Board on 22 March 2006 and was last re-elected on 29 September 2020. Currently, he oversees the entire construction function and business operations of the Group. Since 1974 when he founded a construction business together with the Group’s Executive Directors, Mr. Choo Chee Onn and Mr. Tok Cheng Hoe, Mr. Lim has accumulated over 40 years of experience in the construction, construction-related and property development industries. He has been instrumental in the development and growth of the Group. Mr. Lim is a full member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

MR. TOK CHENG HOE

Executive Director, Project Director and QEHS Director

MR. TOK CHENG HOE, Executive Director, Project Director and QEHS (Quality Environment Health & Safety) Director, is one of the founders of the Group. Mr. Tok was appointed to the Board on 22 March 2006 and was last re-elected on 26 July 2019. As a Project Director, Mr. Tok is responsible for the management and execution of construction projects. Mr. Tok also oversees the functions of QEHS of the construction projects carried out by the Group. Since 1974 when he founded a construction business together with the Group’s Executive Directors, Mr. Choo Chee Onn and Mr. Lim Kee Seng, Mr. Tok has accumulated over 40 years of experience in the construction, construction-related and property development industries. He has been instrumental in the development and growth of the Group. Mr. Tok is a full member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

MR. KWOK NGAT KHOW

Executive Director and QAQC Director

MR. KWOK NGAT KHOW, Executive Director and Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QAQC) Director, was appointed to the Board on 22 March 2006, and was last re-elected on 27 July 2018. As a Project Director, Mr. Kwok is responsible for the management and execution of construction projects. Mr. Kwok is assisting in the functions of tendering for construction projects and also oversees the functions of QAQC of the construction projects carried out by the Group. Mr. Kwok has more than 40 years of experience in the construction, construction-related and property development industries. He has been instrumental in the development and growth of the Group. Mr. Kwok is a full member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

MR. LIM YEOW HUA @ LIM YOU QIN

Lead Independent Director

MR. LIM YEOW HUA @ LIM YOU QIN, Lead Independent Director, was appointed to the Board on 18 December 2006, and was re-elected on 29 September 2020. Mr. Lim is a chartered accountant and accredited tax advisor (Income Tax and Goods & Services Tax). He has more than 30 years of experience in the tax, financial services and investment banking industries. He has held several management positions in various organisations including managing director with Asia Pacific Business Consultants Pte Ltd, senior regional tax manager with British Petroleum (“BP”), director (Structured Finance) at UOB Asia Ltd, senior tax manager at KPMG, senior vice president (Structured Finance) at Macquarie Investment Pte. Ltd., senior tax manager at Price Waterhouse and deputy director at the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore. Mr. Lim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and an Accredited Tax Advisor of the Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals. He is also a full member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

MR. KHUA KIAN KHENG IVAN

Independent Director

MR. KHUA KIAN KHENG IVAN, Independent Director, was appointed to the Board on 18 December 2006 and was last re-elected on 26 July 2019. He is the Executive Director of Hock Leong Enterprises Pte. Ltd., an oil and gas related servicing company where his responsibilities include overseeing the company’s financial, administrative, human resource and business development aspects. From 2000 to 2001, he was a Research Officer at Rider Hunt Levett & Bailey, where he was involved in the research of various aspects of quantity surveying and the cost management of the company’s quantity surveying services. From 2001 to 2004, he was a Manager with RHLB Terotech Pte. Ltd., where he provided property and infrastructure asset management consultancy services. Mr. Khua holds a Diploma in Building (with Merit) from Singapore Polytechnic and a Bachelor’s Degree in Building Construction Management (First Class Honours) from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, and an associate of the Singapore Institute of Building. He is a full member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. Mr. Khua was awarded the prestigious Pingat Bakti Masyarakat, or The Public Service Medal in 2016.

MR. KO CHUAN AUN

Independent Director

MR. KO CHUAN AUN, Independent Director, was appointed to the Board on 5 August 2013 and was last re-elected on 29 September 2020. He holds chairmanships and directorships in various private and public companies. Mr. Ko was appointed as an Independent Director of Koon Holdings Ltd, Lian Beng Group Limited and Pavillon Holdings Ltd. Mr. Ko has more than 15 years of working experience with the then Trade Development Board of Singapore (“TDB”) (now known as Enterprise Singapore or ESG). His last appointment with the then TDB was Head of China Operations. In the past 30 years, Mr. Ko has been very actively involved in business investments in the PRC market. He was previously appointed as a Member of the Steering Committee of the Network China. In addition, he served as the Chairman of the Tourism Sub-Committee under the Singapore-Sichuan Trade and Investment Committee as well as Investment Advisor to the Fushun Foreign Trade & Economic Co-operation Bureau, PRC. Mr. Ko is currently holding an appointment as Vice President of the Enterprise Singapore Society as well as the Vice Chairman of Public Relation Committee under the Singapore-China Business Association. Mr. Ko was awarded the Service to Education (Pewter) by the Ministry of Education in 2016. Mr. Ko holds a Diploma in Export Marketing, which is equivalent to the Danish Niels Brock International Business Degree Program.