• Mr Leo Ting Ping Ronald
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    Mr Leo Ting Ping Ronald, 70, was appointed to our Board on 15 April 2008 and was re-elected on 28 January 2021. 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 not related to any existing Director, executive officer or substantial shareholder of the Company or any of its principal subsidiaries.

  • Mr Er Ang Hooa
    Executive Director

    Mr Er Ang Hooa, 69, joined our Group in 1996. He was appointed to our Board on 26 September 2011 and was re-elected on 21 January 2020. 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 Xu Quanqiang
    Executive Director

    Mr Xu Quanqiang, 42, was appointed to our Board on 29 March 2021 as Non-Executive Non-Independent Director. He was subsequently re-designated as Executive Director on 1 September 2022, to oversee the Group’s investments. Mr Xu also holds directorships in Forevertrust International (S) Pte. Ltd., Innotrust Pte. Ltd., LJHB Capital (S) Pte. Ltd., PT Forevertrust International Indonesia, Wisestone Pte. Ltd. and two subsidiaries of the Group. From 2013 to 2016, Mr Xu was a Director of BSI Group Singapore Pte Ltd.

    Apart from his directorship, he is the Chief Executive Officer of LJHB Holdings (S) Pte Ltd (“LJHB”), responsible for LJHB’s strategic decisions and growth plans in the region. LJHB is the controlling shareholder of the Group and is primarily in the assets investment business in real estate, hospitality and tourism sectors. He also concurrently holds the appointment as Chief Executive Officer of related companies of LJHB, namely Continental Hope Singapore Industrial Development Pte. Ltd. and Aitec International Pte. Ltd.

    Prior to joining LJHB, Mr Xu held senior leadership positions including Chief Executive Officer of Ronghua Group Pte Ltd, Regional General Manager of GIC Group Pte Ltd, Country General Manager of BSI Group Singapore Pte Ltd, and Assistant Vice President (Sales) of TUV SUD PSB Pte Ltd.

    Mr Xu holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Australia. He is a Certified Property Manager awarded by the Institute of Real Estate Management (REM) USA and a Certified Commercial Investment Member of the CCIM Institute USA.

    Mr Xu is an associate of LJHB, except as disclosed, he 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
    Lead Independent Director
    Chairman - Nominating Committee
    Member - Audit Committee,
    Remuneration Committee

    Mr Chong Weng Hoe, 57, was appointed to our Board on 22 November 2011 and was re-elected on 28 January 2021. His continued appointment as an Independent Director within a stipulated period under Rule 210(5)(d)(iii)(A) and Rule 210(5)(d)(iii)(B) of the Listing Manual of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited was approved at the Company’s Extraordinary General Meeting held on 7 October 2021. Mr Chong has been re-designated as Lead Independent Director on 31 December 2021.

    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 of years of experience in financial management, marketing and customer support, and project management. He currently sits on the board of HC Surgical Specialists Limited, Singapore Paincare Holdings Limited, ISEC Healthcare Ltd and Hong Fok Corporation 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.

    Mr Chong was the President of the NTU Nanyang Business School Alumni and a member of the Exco of the NTU Alumni Council from 2014 to 2021. From 2015 to 2018, Mr Chong served as a member of the Singapore Accreditation Council Marketing Committee. From 2014 to 2016, Mr Chong gained membership and became Singapore’s representative in the IECEE Policy and Strategic Committee. Mr Chong was a member of the Singapore National Council for International Electrotechnical Commission from 2000 to 2014. In the past, Mr Chong served as the Chairman of the Standardisation task force for the Singapore-Thailand Enhanced Economic Relationship (STEER) (2002 – 2005).

    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,
    Nominating Committee

    Mr Chong Wai Siak, 74, was appointed to our Board on 1 October 2019 and was re-elected on 21 January 2020. 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 Fong Heng Boo
    Independent Director
    Chairman – Audit Committee
    Member - Nominating Committee,
    Remuneration Committee

    Mr Fong Heng Boo, 72, was appointed to our Board on 1 January 2022.

    Mr Fong has over 46 years of experience in auditing, finance, business development and corporate governance. He has just retired from the board of CapitaLand China Trust Management Limited, where he was a non-executive independent director since 2013. Mr Fong currently holds directorships in Surbana Jurong Private Limited, Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd, TA Corporation Ltd, Livingstone Health Holdings Limited, Agency for Integrated Care Pte Ltd and Bonvest Holdings Limited.

    Mr Fong was with the Auditor-General’s Office (“AGO”), Singapore and held the position of Assistant Auditor-General when he left AGO in 1993. He was also the Director (Special Duties) at the Singapore Totalisator Board, where he led the finance and investment functions.

    Mr Fong graduated from the University of Singapore (now known as the National University of Singapore) with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) in 1973. He was a Fellow Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

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

  • Mr Koh Tee Huck Kenneth
    Independent Director
    Member - Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee, Nominating Committee

    Mr Koh Tee Huck Kenneth, 63, was appointed to our Board on 30 September 2021.

    He commenced his legal career in 1984 with Singapore’s then largest law practice. Whilst actively engaged in dispute resolution, his focus on infrastructure and construction work began when he joined a London-based international law firm. His practice ranges from representing clients in court, arbitration, adjudication and mediation to advisory work in EPC contracts. After several years in a local partnership, he co-founded UniLegal LLC, and chaired its board of directors from 2002 to 2018. He currently serves as its consultant.

    Mr Koh graduated with a Bachelor of Laws in 1983 from the National University of Singapore and is an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore. He holds memberships in the Singapore Academy of Law, the Law Society of Singapore, Society of Construction Law (Singapore) and the Singapore Institute of Directors. His previous appointments include being Honorary Legal Advisor to the Singapore Contractors Association Ltd. He also authored the Singapore chapters in 2 international publications.

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