Board of Directors

Mr. John Luen Wai Lee
Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman

Mr. Lee was appointed as Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman of the Group on 2 August 2017.

Mr. Lee is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lippo Limited, an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer of Lippo China Resources Limited and Hongkong Chinese Limited, as well as an independent non-executive director of New World Development Company Limited and UMP Healthcare Holdings Limited, all are public listed companies in Hong Kong. Mr. Lee is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was a partner of Pricewaterhouse (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Hong Kong and has extensive experience in corporate finance and capital markets. Mr. Lee is an Honorary Fellow of the City University of Hong Kong, a Justice of Peace in Hong Kong and an awardee of the Bronze Bauhinia Star by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Mr. Lee is active in public service. Over the years, he has served as a member or chairman of different government boards and committees in Hong Kong, including a member of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority and the Chairman of the Hospital Governing Committee of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Currently he serves as a Trustee of the Board of the Hospital Authority Provident Fund Scheme and the Chairman of its Investment Committee, a member of the Appeal Boards Panel (Education) as well as a member of the Public Service Commission.

Dr. Stephen Riady
Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Dr. Riady was appointed as Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of the Group on 16 August 2017.

Dr. Riady is an executive chairman of OUE Limited and he has been serving as executive director since 30 November 2006. Dr. Riady is also an executive director of Lippo Limited and has been its chairman since 1991. He was appointed a director of Lippo China Resources Limited in 1992 and on 25 March 2011, he was appointed as its chairman. He has been an executive director of Hongkong Chinese Limited since 1992 and on 25 March 2011, he was appointed as its chairman. Dr. Riady is also a member of the remuneration committee and nomination committee of Lippo Limited, Lippo China Resources Limited and Hongkong Chinese Limited, which are all listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. He was also appointed a director of Auric Pacific Group Limited, a company listed in Singapore, in 1997. He assumed the role of group managing director of Auric Pacific Group Limited with effect from May 1999 to February 2006 and has since served as executive director of Auric Pacific Group Limited from 2006. He is also a member of the nomination committee of Auric Pacific Group Limited.

His service to society includes such civic engagements as founding honorary advisor of the University of Hong Kong Foundation for Education Development and Research, patron and trustee of The Incorporated Trustees of Volunteer Service Trust, member of the Board of Trustees of The Better Hong Kong Foundation, member of the Advisory Council of One Country, Two Systems Research Institute, fellow of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award World Fellowship and member of the Advisory Board of Sloan School of Management of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States. He was member of the Council and the Court of Hong Kong Baptist University.

In public service, Dr. Riady was a Hong Kong Affairs Advisor from April 1995 to June 1997, appointed by the Hong Kong and Macao Office of the State Council and Xinhua News Agency, Hong Kong Branch of the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”). In addition, he is a member of the Committee to Promote Economic Co-operation between Fujian and Hong Kong, a committee established by the Provincial Government of Fujian, PRC.

Accolades he has received include the Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres awarded by the French government, and the Strategic Investment Entrepreneur of the Year in Ernst & Young’s annual Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Singapore 2007. He is an Honorary Citizen of Shenzhen, PRC.

Dr. Riady is a graduate of the University of Southern California, United States and holds a Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University, United States. He was conferred an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration from Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom, and is one of the first Honorary University Fellows installed by the Hong Kong Baptist University.

Mr Chen Yeow Sin
Lead Independent Director

Mr Chen was appointed as Lead Independent Director of the Group and the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committees on 21 July 2017.

Mr Chen is the Managing Director of One Partnership, a public accounting corporation that provides audit, tax and business advisory services to SMEs and MNCs. Assisted by 4 operational directors, he oversees the firm’s operation, risk management and growth strategy. In addition to that, he also heads the Risk Advisory division providing internal audit and enterprise risk management services to listed Companies with operations in Singapore, South East Asia and USA.

Prior to that, Mr Chen was an audit partner in a mid-sized public accounting firm that offers similar audit and advisory services and has led major audit and financial due diligence review of listed companies and advisory services.

Mr Chen holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from University of London and is a Fellow Singapore Chartered Accountant as well as a Fellow Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (1990).

Mr Sonny Yuen Chee Choong
Independent Director

Mr Yuen was appointed as an Independent Director on 10 March 2014 and was last re-elected on 29 April 2014.

Mr Yuen started his career with EuroCopter SEA in 1985. He was with Sumitomo Bakelite Singapore Pte. Ltd. since 1989 and was appointed as General Manager from 1995 to 2004. He later moved on to Libra 2002 Pte Limited where he was appointed as Director until 2006. From 2006 to 2007, Mr Yuen joined Executive Network International Pte Ltd as Senior Consultant.

Currently, Mr Yuen is the Managing Director of JonDavidson Pte. Ltd.

Mr Yuen holds a BBA degree from National University of Singapore. He also hold a Master of Business Administration from University of Hull, United Kingdom.

He is very active in community service, currently serving as the President of NUS Business School Alumni Association and is also the Founding President of Raffles Hall Association.

Mr Lin Weiwen Moses
Independent Director

Mr Lin was appointed as an Independent Director on 1 August 2016.

He is a commercial litigation lawyer and has extensive experience dealing with corporate and commercial disputes as well as corporate insolvency and restructuring matters in various industry sectors.

Mr Lin has practised at several local and international law firms including Shook Lin & Bok LLP and Hill Dickinson LLP, and also worked in-house at a marine liability insurer, Charles Taylor Plc.

Mr Lin is currently with Incisive Law LLC which is in a formal legal alliance with international law firm, Ince & Co LLP.

Mr Lin holds a Bachelor of Laws (2nd Class (Upper) Honours) from University College London (UCL) as well as a Graduate Diploma in Singapore Law from the National University of Singapore.

Mr Anand Kumar
Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Mr Kumar was appointed as a Non-Executive Non-Independent Director on 24 March 2017. He is a representative and Partner of Gateway Partners, an investment firm focused on growth capital and special situations across markets in Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Mr Kumar has over 25 years of experience in Mergers & Acquisitions, Equity Capital Markets and Leveraged Finance in Southeast Asia. Prior to joining Gateway Partners in 2014, Anand held leadership positions in several leading investment banks including Standard Chartered Bank and Morgan Stanley. Leadership positions in Standard Chartered included Global Head of Capital Markets and Co-Head, Wholesale Bank for Southeast Asia and Australia. At Morgan Stanley, he was the Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and Restructuring for Southeast Asia.

Mr Kumar holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Vanderbilt University, U.S.A