Board of Directors

The Board consists of eight directors of whom seven are non-executive directors. The Chairman is Mr Soo Kok Leng and the sole executive director is Mr Kevin Chee, who is the CEO. The Board meets regularly, at least once every quarter, to discuss and review the Manager's key activities, its business strategies and policies for CCT, the business and the financial performance of both CCT and the Manager and the annual budget. In addition, the Board also deliberates on the strategic policies of CCT, including significant acquisitions and disposals, as well approve the release of quarterly and full-year results.

Soo Kok Leng
Mr Soo Kok Leng
Chairman
Non-Executive Independent Director

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Honours), University of Singapore
Master of Business Administration, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

Date of first appointment as a director: 1 January 2013
Date of appointment as chairman: 22 September 2014
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2018): 6 years

Board committee served on

  • Corporate Disclosure Committee (Chairman)

Present principal commitments

  • Freelance management consulting
  • Singapore Storage & Warehouse Pte Ltd (Chairman)
  • Temasek Management Services Pte Ltd (Chairman)

Background and working experience

  • Corporate Advisor of Temasek International Advisors Pte. Ltd. (Since 2012)
  • Freelance management consultancy (Since 2002)
  • Adjunct Professor of National University of Singapore, Engineering School (From 2007 to 2018)
  • Non-Resident Ambassador to Austria, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (From 2006 to April 2017)
  • Corporate Advisor of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (From 2002 to 2015)
  • Corporate Advisor of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited (From 2003 to 2012)
  • CEO (Acting) of Singapore Cable Car Pte Ltd (From 2003 to 2004)
  • Vice President/General Manager of 3Com Technologies (From 1997 to 2002)
  • Group General Manager/Executive Director of Falmac Ltd (From 1996 to 1997)
  • Engineer to Management of Hewlett Packard Pte Ltd (From 1977 to 1996)

Awards

  • Grosses Goldenes Ehrenzeichen mit Stern (Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold with Star) by the Republic of Austria in 2017
  • The Public Service Star (BBM, Bintang Bakti Masyarakat) in 2017
  • The Public Service Medal (PBM, Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) in 2006
Kevin Chee Tien Jin
Mr Kevin Chee Tien Jin
Chief Executive Officer
Executive Non-Independent Director

Bachelor of Business (Honours), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Date of first appointment as a director: 1 November 2017
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2018):1 year 2 months

Board committee served on

  • Corporate Disclosure Committee (Member)
  • Executive Committee (Member)

Background and working experience

  • Deputy Chief Executive Officer of CapitaLand Commercial Trust Management Limited (From March 2017 to October 2017)
  • Head, Asset Management of CapitaLand Commercial Trust Management Limited (From February 2015 to February 2017)
  • Senior Vice President, Retail Management of CapitaMalls Asia Limited (From October 2013 to January 2015)
  • Country Head, India of CapitaMalls Asia Limited (From November 2009 to September 2013)
  • Senior Vice President, Asset Management of YTL Starhill Global REIT Management Limited (From January 2007 to November 2009)
Lam Yi Young
Mr Lam Yi Young
Non-Executive Independent Director

Master of Arts in Engineering,
University of Cambridge, UK
Master in Public Administration,
Harvard University, USA

Date of first appointment as a director: 15 June 2012
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2018): 6 years 6 months

Board committee served on

  • Audit Committee (Member)

Present principal commitments

  • EDB Investments Pte Ltd (Director)
  • JTC Corporation (Board Member)
  • Mandai Park Holdings Pte. Ltd. (Director)
  • Ministry of Trade and Industry (Deputy Secretary (Industry))
  • Sentosa Development Corporation (Board Member)
  • Singapore GP Pte. Ltd. (Director)

Background and working experience

  • Deputy Secretary (Policy), Ministry of Education (From January 2014 to December 2016)
  • Chief Executive, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (From May 2009 to December 2013)
  • Director of Manpower, Ministry of Defence (From June 2005 to April 2009)
  • Deputy Director of Personnel, Ministry of Education (From September 2001 to July 2004)

Award

  • The Public Administration Medal (Silver) (PPA(P), Pingat Pentadbiran Awam (Perak))
Jessica Tan
Ms Tan Soon Neo Jessica
Non-Executive Independent Director

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours),
National University of Singapore
Bachelor of Arts,
National University of Singapore

Date of first appointment as a director: 25 May 2017
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2018): 1 year 7 months

Board committee served on

  • Audit Committee (Member)

Present directorship in other listed company

  • SATS Ltd.

Present principal commitments (other than directorship in other listed company)

  • Changi Health Fund (Ltd.) (Director)
  • East Coast and Fengshan Town Council (Chairman)
  • Home Affairs, Law and Manpower Parliamentary Committees (Member)
  • Member of Parliament (East Coast GRC, Singapore)
  • Nanyang Polytechnic (Vice Chairman, Board of Governors)
  • Nanyang Polytechnic Information Technology, Advisory Committee (Chairman)
  • Netball Singapore (Board Member and President)
  • Public Accounts Committee, Parliament (Chairman)
  • Raffles Medical Group Ltd (Director, Group Commercial)
  • RM Network Pte. Ltd. (Director)
  • Singapore Management University, The School of Information Systems (Member, Board of Advisors)

Background and working experience

  • With Microsoft from 2003 to 2016, holding various senior positions in Singapore and Asia Pacific region. Last position held was Managing Director, Microsoft Operations, Singapore.
  • With IBM from 1989 to 2003, holding several senior positions in Singapore and Asia Pacific region. Last position held was Director, Networking Services, IBM Global Services, Asia Pacific.

Award

  • Singapore Computer Society IT Leader Award 2015
Quek Bin Hwee
Mrs Quek Bin Hwee
Non-Executive Independent Director

Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours),
University of Singapore
Chartered Accountant of Singapore

Date of first appointment as a director: 1 January 2018
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2018): 1 year

Board committee served on

  • Audit Committee (Chairman)

Present principal commitments

  • Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Director, Chairman of Audit Committee and Member of Executive Committee)
  • Health Promotion Board (Director and Chairman of Audit & Risk Management Committee)
  • Mapletree Oakwood Holdings Pte. Ltd. (Director)
  • Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Director, Member of Audit Review Committee, Member of Senior Personnel Board and Member of Investment Committee)
  • National Heritage Board (Director and Chairman of Audit & Risk Committee)
  • Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association (President) Singapore Mediation Centre (Principal Mediator)
  • The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (Director and Member of Remuneration Committee)

Background and working experience

  • Vice Chairman, Market and Industries, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Singapore (From 2013 to 2017)
  • Deputy Markets Leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers ("PwC") Asia Pacific and Americas (From 2016 to 2017)
  • Client & Markets Leader of PwC Asia Pacific (From 2012 to 2016)
  • PwC Asia Leadership Team (From 2012 to 2016)
  • PwC Singapore Leadership Team (From 2010 to 2016)
  • Various leadership roles including asset management leader, government leader, real estate leader, head of human capital in the audit practice, PwC Singapore (From 1991 to 2010)
  • Audit Partner, PwC Singapore (From 2009 to 2017)
  • Audit Partner, Price Waterhouse Singapore (From 1991 to 2009)

Awards

  • The Public Service Star (BBM, Bintang Bakti Masyarakat) in 2017
  • The Public Service Medal (PBM, Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) in 2012
Ng Wai King
Mr Ng Wai King
Non-Executive Independent Director

Bachelor of Laws, National University of Singapore
Master of Laws, Columbia University, USA
Advocate & Solicitor

Date of first appointment as a director: 1 January 2018
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2018): 1 year

Present directorship in other listed company

  • Singapore Exchange Limited

Present principal commitments (other than directorship in other listed company)

  • Companies Act Working Group (appointed by ACRA) (Member)
  • Monetary Authority of Singapore Financial Centre Advisory Panel (Member)
  • National University of Singapore (Member of Board of Trustees)
  • Singapore Institute of Directors (Director)
  • Wah Hin and Company Private Limited (Director)
  • WongPartnership LLP (Managing Partner)

Background and working experience

  • Wai King has been in private practice for more than 25 years, with a focus on M&A and private equity transactions. He also serves on the board of a voluntary welfare organisation – Lakeside Family Centre.

Awards

  • Financial Times: Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Outstanding Individuals Awards 2016
  • International Law Office Client Choice Awards 2015
Lee Chee Koon
Mr Lee Chee Koon
Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (First
Class Honours), National University of Singapore
Master of Science in Advanced Mechanical Engineering
(Distinction), Imperial College London, UK

Date of first appointment as a director: 1 January 2018
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2018): 1 year

Board committees served on

  • Corporate Disclosure Committee (Member)
  • Executive Committee (Chairman)

Present directorship in other listed company

  • Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited (manager of Ascott Residence Trust)
  • CapitaLand Limited
  • CapitaLand Retail China Trust Management Limited (manager of CapitaLand Retail China Trust)

Present principal commitment (other than directorship in other listed company)

  • CapitaLand Limited (President & Group CEO)
  • EDBI Pte Ltd (Director)
  • Lifelong Learning Endowment Fund Advisory Council (Member)
  • National University of Singapore - Institute of Real Estate Studies (Member of the Management Board)
  • St. Joseph’s Institution International Ltd (Member of the Development Committee and Fund Raising Committee)
  • St. Joseph’s Institution International Elementary School Ltd (Member of the Development Committee and Fund Raising Committee)
  • SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (Director)
  • Temasek Foundation Nurtures CLG Limited (Director)

Background and working experience

  • Group Chief Investment Officer (From 1 January 2018 to 14 September 2018)
  • CEO, The Ascott Limited (From June 2013 to December 2017)
  • Deputy CEO, The Ascott Limited (From February 2012 to May 2013)
  • Managing Director, North Asia, The Ascott Limited (From July 2009 to May 2013)
  • Vice President, Office of the President, CapitaLand Limited (From February 2007 to June 2009)
  • Head, International Relations & Economic Strategy, Ministry of Finance (From November 2003 to January 2007)
  • Assistant Director, Trade Directorate, Ministry of Trade and Industry (From November 2001 to November 2003)

Award

  • Business China Young Achiever Award in 2017
  • National Order of Merit (Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite) in 2016
Lim Cho Pin
Mr Lim Cho Pin Andrew Geoffrey
Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Bachelor of Commerce (Economics),
University of Toronto, Canada
Master in Business Administration, Rotman
School of Business, University of Toronto, Canada
Chartered Financial Analyst, Association for Investment Management and Research

Date of first appointment as a director: 1 May 2017
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2018): 1 year 8 months

Board committees served on

  • Audit Committee (Member)
  • Executive Committee (Member)

Present directorship in other listed company

  • Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited (manager of Ascott Residence Trust)
  • CapitaLand Malaysia REIT Management Sdn. Bhd. (manager of CapitaLand Malaysia Mall Trust)
  • CapitaLand Mall Trust Management Limited (manager of CapitaLand Mall Trust)
  • CapitaLand Retail China Trust Management Limited (manager of CapitaLand Retail China Trust)

Present principal commitment (other than directorship in other listed company)

  • Accounting for Sustainability Circle of Practice (Member)
  • Accounting Standards Council (Member)
  • CapitaLand Limited (Group Chief Financial Officer)
  • Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants’ CFO Committee (Member)
  • Real Estate Investment Trust Association of Singapore (REITAS) (President)

Background and working experience

  • Group Chief Financial Officer (Designate) of CapitaLand Limited (From 25 November 2016 to 31 December 2016)
  • Managing Director and Head of SEA Coverage Advisory of HSBC Global Banking (From January 2016 to December 2016)
  • Managing Director and Head of SEA Real Estate of HSBC Global Banking (From January 2015 to December 2015)
  • Managing Director, SEA Investment Banking of HSBC Global Banking (From April 2013 to December 2014)
  • Director, SEA Investment Banking of HSBC Global Banking (From April 2010 to March 2013)
  • Associate Director, Investment Banking of HSBC Global Banking (From April 2007 to March 2010)
  • Associate, Investment Banking of HSBC Global Banking (From July 2004 to March 2007)