Mr Tan Kok Mian Victor is an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Board of the Manager.
Mr Tan joined the Manager as senior finance manager in April 2008 and was responsible for the financial operations of the Manager. He was appointed as chief financial officer of the Manager in July 2008.
Prior to joining the Manager, Mr Tan was with Parkway Holdings Limited ("Parkway") as an accountant in 1997. He was promoted to the position of group accountant and subsequently to financial controller. His scope of work in Parkway included supervising the preparation of the financial accounts and handling accounting matters for the holding company as well as some of the subsidiary companies within Parkway group. During his tenure, he also assisted Parkway's chief financial officer in the preparation of the consolidated accounts for the Parkway group.
Mr Tan graduated in 1997 with the professional qualification from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ("ACCA"). He is a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a fellow member of ACCA.
Ms Ng Chwee Ngor, Valerie
Chief Financial Officer
Ms Ng Chwee Ngor, Valerie joined the Manager in September 2008 as Senior Finance Manager and was responsible for financial matters of First REIT and the Manager. She was the Financial Controller from January 2014 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in February 2018, overseeing all matters relating to financial reporting, taxation, capital management, treasury and risk management.
Prior to joining the Manager, Ms Ng worked at Parkway Holdings Limited from 2001 to 2008. She joined them as Assistant Group Accountant and was subsequently promoted to Finance Manager. She assisted the Financial Controller in the preparation of the consolidated accounts for Parkway Group and was responsible for the preparation of the financial accounts and treasury functions of the holding company and subsidiaries. At Osprey Maritime Limited, she held the position of Group Accountant from 1996 to 2000, and supported the financial controllers for financial reporting of the Group and was responsible for the financial matters of the subsidiaries.
Ms Ng graduated with professional qualifications from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”). She is a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a fellow member of ACCA.
Mr Chan Seng Leong, Jacky, leads the Manager’s Asset & Investment Management team. He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science (Real Estate) (2nd Class Upper Honours) degree and subsequently in 1999 with a Master of Science (Real Estate) degree. In 2002, he obtained a Master in Business Administration degree from the University of Western Australia, Graduate School of Management, Perth, majoring in finance, and was awarded the Director’s Letter for scoring full distinctions in the course. Being a member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers as well as a Licensed Appraiser (Lands & Buildings), Mr Chan has extensive real estate and property experience in Singapore, Hong Kong, the People’s Republic of China, and in cities where First REIT is invested in.
From 1993 to 1998, his work responsibilities involved, among others, property valuations, property sales and marketing, property consulting, real estate research and feasibility studies. In 1998, he joined Chesterton International Property Consultants Pte Ltd as Assistant Manager (Valuations) and was subsequently promoted in rank and file to Executive Director (Valuations & Investment Advisory) where he performed valuations totalling more than S$1 billion worth of real estate in Singapore and regionally, and advised in real estate transactions worth more than S$600 million in total. His scope of responsibilities then included managing and advising real estate transactions, providing real estate market advisory and real estate financial advice, as well as managing key clients’ accounts for strategic real estate services. Prior to joining the Manager, Mr Chan was with Ascendas-MGM Funds Management Ltd since early 2005 as the Investment Manager for Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust. As Investment Manager, he was involved in spearheading multimillion dollar real estate acquisitions, structuring property investment and development deals (such as sale and leaseback, built-to suit and partial headlease), conducting property due diligence, as well as the planning and implementation of leasing and asset enhancement strategies to improve efficiency.