• Mr Leo Ting Ping Ronald
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    Mr Leo Ting Ping Ronald, 68, was appointed to our Board on 15 April 2008 and was re-elected on 25 January 2019. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, he oversees the day-to-day operations and the Group’s strategic direction and corporate business expansion. Mr Leo also holds directorships in the Group’s subsidiaries and associated companies.

    Mr Leo is a civil engineer with over 40 years of post graduate experience in the industry. From 1974 to 1983, he was a senior structural engineer in the Structural Engineering Department at Housing and Development Board (“HDB”). In 1980, as head of the construction technology unit of HDB, he spearheaded the drive towards prefabrication and mechanisation of the local construction industry. He later joined Eng Hup Heng Construction Pte Ltd from 1983 to 1985 as its general manager and was responsible for construction and management of their projects, including Housing and Urban Development Corporation, HDB housing, factories and institutional buildings.

    Mr Leo joined Keong Hong Construction Pte. Ltd. (“KH Construction”) in 1985 as Managing Director, where he grew the business from a subcontractor to an established design and build main contractor of Building and Construction Authority A1 Grading. He led the Group to its initial public offering on the Catalist Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited on 16 December 2011. The Group was subsequently transferred to the Mainboard on 2 August 2016.

    Mr Leo graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with First Class Honours and a Master of Science (Construction Engineering) from the National University of Singapore, in 1974 and 1977 respectively. He became a member of The Institution of Engineers Singapore and an associate of The Institute of Structural Engineers, United Kingdom, in 1978 and 1992 respectively. He was also registered as a professional engineer with the Singapore Professional Engineers Board in 1979.

    Mr Leo is the father of Mr Leo Zhen Wei Lionel, a non-executive and non-independent Director of the Company.

  • Mr Er Ang Hooa
    Executive Director

    Mr Er Ang Hooa, 67, joined our Group in 1996. He was appointed to our Board on 26 September 2011 and was re-elected on 24 January 2017.

    He has been the Project Director of our wholly owned subsidiary, KH Construction, since June 2010. He is responsible for all operational activities relating to construction projects undertaken by our Group. Mr Er also holds directorships in the Group’s subsidiaries and associated companies.

    Prior to being a project director, he was the General Manager from 2005 to 2010, Assistant General Manager from 2001 to 2004 and Senior Project Manager from 1996 to 2000 of KH Construction.

    He graduated from the University of Dundee, United Kingdom, with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1978. He also graduated from Imperial College London, United Kingdom, with a Master of Science in Structural Steel Design in 1985. He obtained a graduate diploma in management and administration from Bradford University, United Kingdom, in 1986.

    Mr Er is not related to any existing Director, executive officer or substantial shareholder of the Company or any of its principal subsidiaries.

  • Mr Tan Kah Ghee
    Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer

    Mr Tan Kah Ghee, 53, joined our Group in October 2012 and was appointed to our Board on 4 December 2017 and was re-elected on 26 January 2018. As the Chief Financial Officer, his responsibilities include overseeing all financial, accounting and corporate secretarial matters of the Group. Mr Tan also holds directorships in the Group’s subsidiaries and associated companies.

    Prior to joining our Group, Mr Tan was the Group Financial Controller at mainboard-listed Asia Enterprises Holding Limited where he was responsible for financial, accounting and corporate secretarial matters. His previous appointments also include Executive Director of Strategic Capital Partners Pte Ltd where he specialised in financial and corporate advisory services, Associate Director of APS Services Pte Ltd, Finance and Business Development Director of Shunji Matsuo Pte Ltd, Business Development Director of Virgin (Asia) Management Limited and Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Form Holdings Limited.

    In 2016, Mr Tan was named Best CFO for listed companies with less than S$300 million in market capitalisation at the Singapore Corporate Awards in recognition of his financial leadership.

    Mr Tan is a fellow member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and obtained a Master of Business Administration from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore.

    Mr Tan is not related to any existing Director, executive officer or substantial shareholder of the Company or any of its principal subsidiaries.

  • Mr Lim Jun Xiong Steven
    Lead Independent Director
    Chairman, Audit Committee
    Member, Nominating Committee,
    Remuneration Committee

    Mr Lim Jun Xiong Steven, 64, was appointed to our Board on 22 November 2011 and was re-elected on 25 January 2019.

    Mr Lim started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers before transitioning to the finance industry by joining HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA, the Global Wealth Solutions arm of the HSBC Group, in 1985. He took charge of operations, corporate secretarial and systems control in the Trust Division before assuming the position of Managing Director in 1990. As Managing Director, he was responsible for growing wealth management services in Asia, India and Middle East. During his 23 years stint with the HSBC Group, he was seconded to work in HSBC’s office in Hong Kong and Jersey, Channel Islands. He left to become the Chief Executive Officer of SG Trust (Asia) Ltd, a subsidiary of Societe Generale Private Banking in 2010, a position he held until 2014. He currently provides consultancy advice in the field of global wealth solutions in addition to holding directorships in Bund Centre Investment Ltd, Mirach Energy Limited, Hong Fok Corporation Limited and Emerging Towns & Cities Singapore Ltd.

    Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance from the University of Newcastle, Australia. He is a fellow member of CPA Australia and the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants in addition to being a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

    Mr Lim is not related to any existing Director, executive officer or substantial shareholder of the Company or any of its principal subsidiaries.

  • Mr Chong Weng Hoe
    Independent Director
    Chairman, Nominating Committee
    Member, Audit Committee,
    Remuneration Committee

    Mr Chong Weng Hoe, 55, was appointed to our Board on 22 November 2011 and was re-elected on 25 January 2019.

    Mr Chong joined TUV SUD PSB Pte Ltd in April 1991 as an engineer. He became the Vice President (Electromagnetic Compatibility) in April 1995, Senior Vice President (Testing) in March 2002 and was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of TUV SUD PSB Pte Ltd in January 2008, responsible for its business activities in the ASEAN region, with operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. In July 2013, he stepped down as the Chief Executive Officer of TUV SUD PSB Pte Ltd but remains as a director of the company to provide support in the development of the business in the region until September 2017. Thereafter, Mr Chong was relocated to TUV SUD Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, assuming the position of Executive Vice President.

    Mr Chong has over 20 years of experience in financial management, marketing and customer support, and project management. He currently sits on the board of HC Surgical Specialists Limited and Regal International Group Limited.

    Mr Chong graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from the National University of Singapore in 1989 and obtained a Master of Business Administration (Accountancy) from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore (“NTU”) in 1997.

    Currently, he is a member of the Singapore National Council for International Electrotechnical Commission and is a member of the Singapore Accreditation Council (Marketing Committee). He is also the President of the NTU Nanyang Business School Alumni and a member of the Exco of the NTU Alumni Council. In the past, Mr Chong served as the Chairman of the Standardisation Task Force for the Singapore-Thailand Enhanced Economic Relationship. In 2014 to 2016, Mr Chong gained membership and became Singapore’s representative in the IECEE Policy and Strategic Committee. From 2015 to 2018, Mr Chong served as a member of the Singapore Accreditation Council Marketing Committee.

    Mr Chong is not related to any existing Director, executive officer or substantial shareholder of the Company or any of its principal subsidiaries.

  • Mr Chong Wai Siak
    Independent Director
    Chairman, Remuneration Committee
    Member, Audit Committee
    Member, Nominating Committee

    Mr Chong Wai Siak, 72, was appointed to our Board on 1 October 2019.

    Mr Chong joined HDB in 1971 and rose to the position of Senior Principal Structure Engineer before he was appointed in 1980 to establish and head a government owned construction company, Construction Technology Pte Ltd to spearhead and introduce mechanisation and appropriate technology in the construction industry.

    In 1989, he joined NSL Ltd (formerly known as NatSteel Ltd) and held various senior positions there as Deputy President of NSL and President/CEO of its major subsidiary, Eastern Industries/Eastern Pretech Group. He was responsible for the overall management of the operations and business activities of the Group and its many subsidiaries, involved mainly in construction products and services, property development and engineering design. His work involved establishing and managing business activities in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, China, the Philippines, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates and Finland. He retired from the NSL Group in 2014 with wide business experiences in many aspects of the building and construction industry.

    Mr Chong was a Director of Changi Airport Planners & Engineers Pte Ltd from 2007 to 2014. He had previously served as Council Member in Singapore Contractors Association Ltd and Institution of Engineers, Singapore and as a member in various Advisory and Technical Committees of the former CIDB and SISIR.

    Mr Chong graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Structural Engineering from the University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology, United Kingdom, in 1970 and 1971 respectively. He was a Chartered Engineer (UK) and a registered Professional Engineer with both the Singapore and Malaysia Engineering Boards. He was a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK) and a member of both the Institution of Engineers, Singapore and Malaysia.

    Mr Chong is not related to any existing Director, executive officer or substantial shareholder of the Company or any of its principal subsidiaries.

  • Mr Leo Zhen Wei Lionel
    Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director
    Member, Audit Committee,
    Nominating Committee

    Mr Leo Zhen Wei Lionel, 37, was appointed to our Board on 10 June 2014 and was re-elected on 26 January 2018.

    Mr Leo is a Partner in the Restructuring and Insolvency Practice of Wong Partnership LLP. His main areas of practice involve banking and finance-related disputes, insolvency and restructuring, investigations and asset recovery, arbitration and shareholder disputes.

    Mr Leo graduated with First Class Honours from the National University of Singapore (“NUS”). He was placed on the Overall Dean’s List and was awarded the Punch Coomaraswamy Prize for being the top student in the Law of Evidence. He also represented NUS in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot).

    He served as a Justices’ Law Clerk to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Singapore and as an Assistant Registrar of the Supreme Court of Singapore before entering private practice. He was also awarded the British Chevening Scholarship and Crewe Graduate Scholarship to pursue the BCL Master’s degree at the University of Oxford, where he graduated with Distinction/First Class in all subjects.

    He has published articles in various academic journals and has taught part-time at both NUS and the Singapore Management University (“SMU”). He is a member of the SMU Faculty Mooting Committee and coaches SMU’s Vis Moot teams. He was also selected to be placed on the Supreme Court’s Young Amicus Curiae 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 list, and was appointed as amicus curiae in Magistrate’s Appeal No. 142 of 2012, Boo Tuang Hock Patrick v Public Prosecutor.

    Mr Leo is the son of the Group’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and substantial shareholder, Mr Leo Ting Ping Ronald.