Board of Directors

Dr Leong Horn Kee

Chairman, Non-Executive And Independent Director
Member, Nominating & Remuneration Committee

Dr Leong is the Chairman of CapitalCorp Partners Private Limited, a corporate finance advisory firm. He is currently Singapore’s non-resident High Commissioner to Cyprus and non-resident Ambassador to Argentina. From 1994 to 2008, Dr Leong was an executive director of Far East Organization, the CEO of Orchard Parade Holdings Ltd and the CEO of Yeo Hiap Seng Ltd. From 1984 to 1993, he worked in the venture capital and merchant banking sector. From 1977 to 1983, he was a deputy director at the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Trade & Industry. Dr Leong was a Member of Parliament for 22 years from 1984 to 2006.

Dr Leong holds a Bachelor’s degree in Production Engineering from Loughborough University, UK; a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from London University; a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Language & Literature from Beijing Normal University; a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from INSEAD; and a Master of Business Research (MBR) and a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from the University of Western Australia, Australia.

Mr Soon Tit Koon

Non-Executive And Independent Director
Chairman, Audit & Risk Committee
Member, Nominating & Remuneration Committee

Mr Soon held a series of senior positions in OCBC Bank from September 2002 to December 2011, when he retired from the bank. He was the Chief Financial Officer of OCBC Bank from September 2002 to June 2008, and from April 2010 to November 2011. He was the Head of Group Investments of OCBC Bank from June 2008 to April 2010.

Mr Soon is also a director of Wah Hin and Company Private Limited, Great Eastern Holdings Limited and OCBC Wing Hang Bank Limited.

Prior to joining OCBC Bank, Mr Soon was the Chief Financial Officer of Wilmar Holdings Pte Ltd from 2000 to 2002. From 1983 to 2000, he worked in Citicorp Investment Bank (Singapore) Limited and was Managing Director from 1993 to 2000. Mr Soon holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Chemistry from the University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School in 1997.

Mrs Trina Loh Soh Yong

Non-Executive And Independent Director
Chairman, Nominating & Remuneration Committee
Member, Audit & Risk Committee

Mrs Loh is a director with Temasek Foundation Ecosperity (2018 to current) and until recently, a director of Singapore Pools Ltd (2014 to 2020). She is a member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers.

Mrs Loh has more than 30 years of real estate experience in various countries, including Singapore, United Kingdom, New Zealand and China.

From 1999 to 2013, she was the Group Managing Director of GuocoLand (Singapore) Pte. Ltd, an award-winning property developer across Asia which offers residential, commercial, hospitality, retail, development, investment, and management of properties.

From 1994 to 1999, she was the General Manager in Wheelock Property Development Ltd, another listed real estate developer/owner. Prior 1994, she was living overseas and worked in the Investment Property Data Bank, an established portfolio analyst firm in London.

Ms Hoo Sheau Farn

Non-Executive And Independent Director
Member, Audit & Risk Committee
Member, Nominating & Remuneration Committee

Ms Hoo is a partner of Allen & Gledhill LLP and her areas of practice include REITs, property acquisitions, property investments and leasing. She has advised REITs and property funds on acquisitions of real properties in Singapore and the region, such as office units and buildings, commercial buildings and healthcare buildings. Ms Hoo has also advised multinational corporations on acquisition and leasing of commercial and industrial buildings, as well as government-linked corporations on acquisition and divestment of real properties.

Ms Hoo was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1990 and holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore.

Mr Ng Yat Chung

Non-Executive And Non-Independent Director
Member, Nominating & Remuneration Committee

Mr Ng is a Director and the Chief Executive Officer of SPH. He is also 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 from 2011 to 2016 and Senior Managing Director at Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited from 2007 to 2011. Before joining Temasek Holdings, he was the Chief of Defence Force in the Singapore Armed Forces. He has also served as a Director of Fraser & Neave Limited and Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd.

Mr Ng 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 an MBA from Stanford University.

Mr Chua Hwee Song

Non-Executive And Non-Independent Director
Member, Nominating & Remuneration Committee

Mr Chua is the Chief Financial Officer of SPH. In 2018, he spearheaded the SPH Group’s entry into the purpose- built student accommodation (“PBSA”) sector. He continues to oversee the PBSA business and its subsequent expansion.

Prior to joining SPH, he was a director and Group Chief Financial Officer of CWG International Ltd from 2015 to 2018. Mr Chua started his career with the Singapore Economic Development Board, where he led the promotion of technology entrepreneurship and development of the enterprise financing infrastructure in Singapore, focusing on the industry development of the venture capital and private equity industry.

Mr Chua graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honours) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from King’s College London, University of London. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Accountant.

Ms Ginney Lim May Ling

Non-Executive And Non-Independent Director
Member, Nominating & Remuneration Committee

Ms Lim heads the Secretariat/Legal Division and oversees the Corporate Communications & CSR Division of SPH. She is also the General Manager of Singapore Press Holdings Foundation Limited, an Institution of Public Character established in 2003 by SPH.

When she joined SPH in 1991, she was tasked to set up the Secretariat/Legal Division. She is responsible for the corporate secretarial, legal, compliance, insurance and corporate communications functions in the SPH Group and sits on several steering and senior management committees.

Ms Lim is a director of Times Development Pte Ltd, Orchard 290 Ltd and SPH REIT (Investments) Pte Ltd, all of which are property subsidiaries of SPH. She is also a member of the NUS Law Advisory Council and Temasek Junior College Advisory Committee.

Prior to joining SPH, Ms Lim was heading the Legal & Secretariat department as well as the public relations arm of NTUC Income. Ms Lim was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore. She is also a Fellow in the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute.