Prior to joining the Manager, from 2011 to 2012, Ms Leng was the General Manager at Capitol Investment Holdings Pte. Ltd., a joint venture between Perennial (Capitol) Pte. Ltd., Chesham Properties Pte. Ltd. and Top Property Investment Pte. Ltd. She was responsible for the overall management of the joint venture company which won the tender to redevelop the historical site of Capitol Theatre, Capitol Building and Stamford House into an integrated mixed-use development with residential, hotel and retail components.
Ms Leng has 19 years of aggregate experience in shopping centre management and property development, and 8 years of accounting and finance experience. From 2008 to 2010, Ms Leng was Director (Retail Management) at Far East Management (Private) Limited, where her primary responsibility was to steer the leasing and marketing efforts, including public relations to prepare for the opening of West Coast Plaza and Orchard Central. During the period from 2004 to 2008, Ms Leng was in Beijing with her family as her husband had taken up a diplomatic position in Beijing. From 1997 to 2004, Ms Leng was General Manager at Orchard 290 Ltd, where she was responsible for the profitability and continual growth of Paragon. From 1992 to 1997, she was General Manager at Scotts Holding Limited, where she was responsible for maximising the profitability of Scotts Shopping Centre and keeping the mall relevant to the changing dynamics of the retail scene.
Ms Leng is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA), United Kingdom.
Prior to her appointment, Ms Soon was a Manager in Singapore Press Holdings Limited and had, since 2010, been involved in the evaluation of numerous property projects in Singapore covering government land bid sites and private treaty deals.
Ms Soon was responsible for investor relations in SPH since December 2011, ensuring strategic communications with SPH's shareholders, investors and analysts. Ms Soon's prior experiences include overseeing the financial operations and management reporting of several principal SPH subsidiaries in property, investments and radio broadcasting business.
Ms Soon holds a Master of Business Administration (Accountancy) from Nanyang Technological University (Dean's Honours List) and a Bachelor of Social Science: Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Economics from National University of Singapore. She is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Prior to joining the Manager, Ms Zheng was Manager, Corporate Development Division, with Singapore Press Holdings Limited since 2007 where she was responsible for developing and executing a spectrum of corporate development initiatives, including handling property transactions, new strategic corporate projects, mergers and acquisitions and joint venture partnerships.
From 2006 to 2007, Ms Zheng was a Senior Associate at Deloitte & Touche Corporate Finance Pte Ltd where she advised clients on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and valuations. From 2003 to 2005, Ms Zheng was at Deloitte & Touche Singapore's Audit & Assurance Division, where she was involved in statutory audits and special assignments, including forensic audits, quarterly reviews, audit certifications and internal controls reviews.
Ms Zheng holds a Masters in Applied Finance from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) from the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
Mr Sze has more than 20 years of experience in construction, projects and property management across various institution, residential and commercial developments.
For the earlier 10 years, he was involved in the design and supervision of construction works for Temasek Polytechnic, HDB Hub at Toa Payoh, Paragon Shopping Centre and several residential works.
In the later 10 years, Mr Sze was Head of Facilities and Projects Management with Orchard 290 Ltd; he managed all facilities and asset enhancement initiatives of Paragon and The Clementi Mall. His responsibilities also included overseeing day-to-day operations of the malls; managing car park and security, housekeeping and landscape, tenancy coordination as well as maintenance and engineering. He also played a key role during the design and planning stage for The Seletar Mall.
Mr Sze graduated from Sheffield University (United Kingdom) with an honours Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering. He is a Professional Engineer (PE) registered with the Professional Engineers Board Singapore.