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Leo Ting Ping Ronald

Leo Ting Ping Ronald

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr Leo was appointed to our Board on 15 April 2008 and was re-elected on 28 January 2016. 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 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 the company 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 BCA A1 Grading. Subsequently, he led the Group to its initial public offering on the Catalist Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited on 16 December 2011.

Mr Leo graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with first class honours and a Master of Science (Construction Engineering) degree 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.

Er Ang Hooa

Er Ang Hooa

Executive Director

Mr Er joined our Group in 1996. He was appointed to our Board on 26 September 2011 and was re-elected on 29 January 2015. 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.

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

Lim Jun Xiong Steven

Lim Jun Xiong Steven

Lead Independent Director
Chairman, Audit Committee
Member, Remuneration Committee
Member, Nominating Committee

Mr Lim was appointed to our Board on 22 November 2011 and was re-elected on 27 January 2014.

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. 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, Sapphire Corporation Limited and Hong Fok Corporation Limited.

Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree 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.

Chong Weng Hoe

Chong Weng Hoe

Independent Director
Chairman, Nominating Committee
Member, Audit Committee
Member, Remuneration Committee

Mr Chong was appointed to our Board on 22 November 2011 and was re-elected on 28 January 2016.

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 and remains as a director of the company to provide support in the development of the business in the region.

Mr Chong has over 15 years of experience in financial management, marketing and customer support and project management. He is also a director of several companies, both locally and overseas. 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 in 1997. 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 was also a member of the task force for the Singapore-Thailand Enhanced Economic Relationship (STEER). In 2014, Mr Chong gained membership and became Singapore’s representative in the IECEE Policy and Strategic Committee. In 2015, Mr Chong is elected President of the Exco Committee, NTU MBA Alumni, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

Wong Meng Yeng

Wong Meng Yeng

Independent Director
Chairman, Remuneration Committee
Member, Audit Committee
Member, Nominating Committee

Mr Wong was appointed to our Board on 22 November 2011 and was re-elected on 29 January 2015.

Apart from a stint with a United States law firm, Mr Wong has been practising law in Singapore first in litigation and changing to corporate commercial law in 1989. His practice includes the establishment and structuring of companies, corporate advisory, commercial contracts, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and corporate secretarial work. He has been a director of Alliance LLC, a law firm in Singapore, since 2001 and currently sits on the board of Baker Technology Limited, KS Energy Services Limited and Multi-Chem Limited.

Mr Wong graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1983 and was called to the Singapore Bar in 1984.

Leo Zhen Wei Lionel

Leo Zhen Wei Lionel

Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director
Member, Audit Committee
Member, Nominating Committee

Mr Leo was appointed to our Board on 10 June 2014 and was re-elected on 29 January 2015.

Mr Leo is a Partner in the Banking and Financial Disputes 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. He is admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, and is currently a tutor and advocacy trainer on the Part B course of the Singapore Bar Examinations. He has also contributed book chapters and academic articles in various legal publications.

Prior to joining private practice, Mr Leo served as a Justices’ Law Clerk to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Singapore, as an Assistant Registrar of the Supreme Court of Singapore, and as a Magistrate of the State Courts of Singapore. He has also been an adjunct faculty member of the National University of Singapore and the Singapore Management University.

Mr Leo graduated with First Class Honours from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws degree. He was placed on the Overall Dean’s List, was awarded the Punch Coomaraswamy Prize for being the top student in the Law of Evidence, and was a member of the university’s Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot team which was a finalist in the competition. He was also awarded the British Chevening Scholarship and Crewe Graduate Scholarship to pursue the BCL Masters degree at the University of Oxford, where he graduated with Distinction in all subjects.

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