Board of Directors

Mr Tan Chuan Lye

Independent Director
Appointed on 5 April 2017

Mr Tan Chuan Lye is the Independent Director of the Manager. He serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating & Remuneration Committee of the Manager.

Mr Tan is an Adjunct Associate Professor with the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore. He is the chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee of the Asia Advisory Board of EFG Bank AG, an independent director and member of both audit & risk committee; and nominating and remuneration committee of Isetan (Singapore) Limited, an independent director and chairman of audit committee of Sompo Insurance Singapore Pte. Ltd, and audit committee member of A*Star. Mr Tan also sits on the board of several charities in Singapore.

Mr Tan retired as a partner with Risk Consulting in KPMG Advisory LLP where his areas of focus included corporate governance, enterprise risk management, and internal audit. Prior to KPMG, he spent more than 20 years with various international banks where he held senior management positions in internal audit and operational risk management including as a regional head.

Mr Tan graduated from the Henley Management College/University of Reading with Master of Business Administration. He is a non-practising fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, a fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and an associate member of The Institute of Management Accountants (UK).

Mr Tan Kok Mian Victor

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Appointed on 19 May 2017

Mr Tan Kok Mian Victor is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer 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 and 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 professional qualifications from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He is a Chartered Accountant of the Institute Singapore Chartered Accountants and a fellow member of ACCA.

Mr Martin Lechner

Independent Director
Appointed on 8 January 2018

Mr Martin Lechner is the Independent Director of the Manager. He serves as a member of the Audit Committee of the Manager.

Mr Lechner is the founding partner and chief investment officer of Corecam Pte Ltd, a Family Office asset management company. Prior to founding Corecam Pte. Ltd, Mr Lechner was founding partner and chairman of the board of Proprietary Partners AG, a long/short equity hedge fund with focus on Germany and Switzerland.

Mr Lechner started his career at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in the Global Markets division as a proprietary trader for USD and local currency emerging market bonds.

Mr Lechner is a non-executive director of Corecam Holding AG and Hydroinformatics Institute Pte. Ltd., and holds executive director position in Corecam Pte. Ltd., Corecam Capital Partners Pte. Ltd. and Corecam Digital Pte. Ltd.

Mr Lechner graduated from the University of Passau, Germany with Master Diploma in Business Administration and holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (Spot Program) from INSEAD, France.

Mr Christopher James Williams

Chairman and Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 26 October 2018

Mr Christopher James Williams is the Chairman and Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Board of the Manager.

Mr Williams is a founding partner of Howse Williams, Hong Kong, which he co-founded in 2012 as an independent Hong Kong law firm. Mr Williams was responsible in particular for establishing the non-contentious area of the practice. Howse Williams has subsequently grown to become one of the leading independent law firms in Hong Kong.

Prior to co-founding Howse Williams, Mr Williams was from 1994 a partner in Richards Butler, an international law firm which merged with the US law firm Reed Smith in 2008, and was throughout this period based in Hong Kong.

Mr Williams is presently the deputy chairman of OUE Limited and a non-independent non-executive director of OUE Hospitality REIT Management Pte. Ltd. ("OUEHRM") and OUE Hospitality Trust Management Pte. Ltd. ("OUEHTM"). He was also the chairman of the board of directors of OUEHRM and OUEHTM from April 2013 to November 2017.

Mr Williams has also been the chairman and a non-independent non-executive director of OUE Commercial REIT Management Pte. Ltd. since October 2013 and a director of OUB Centre Limited since January 2014.

Mr Williams specialises in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, direct investment and corporate restructurings and reorganisations. He also advises on corporate governance and compliance. His practice encompasses Hong Kong and the Asia Pacific region, particularly Indonesia and Singapore. He has been named in the Guide to the World's Leading Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyers, published by Euromoney Publications PLC, and the International Who's Who of Merger and Acquisition Lawyers, published by Law Business Research, as one of the world's top mergers and acquisitions lawyers.

Mr Williams qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1986 and was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 1991. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Relations and Economics from the University of Reading, United Kingdom.

Mr Chan Pengee Adrian

Lead Independent Director
Appointed on 26 October 2018

Mr Chan Pengee Adrian is the Lead Independent Director of the Manager. He serves as the Chairman of the Nominating & Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of the Manager.

Mr Chan is head of the Corporate Department and a senior partner at law firm, Lee & Lee. He is on the board of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority ("ACRA") of Singapore, vice-chairman of the Singapore Institute of Directors and a member of the Legal Service Commission and the council of the Law Society of Singapore.

He is an independent director on the boards of Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd; Global Investments Limited, Ascendas Funds Management (S) Limited; Hong Fok Corporation Limited, AEM Holdings Ltd and Best World International Limited all of which are listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. He also serves on the Catalist Advisory Panel of the Singapore Exchange Limited. He is the chairman of both the Corporate Practice Committee of the Law Society of Singapore and the Panel of the Institute of Corporate Law at ACRA. He sits on the Corporate Governance and Regulations Committee of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce and the board of Shared Services for Charities Limited, which is a registered charity and an Institution of a Public Character. He currently lectures on Corporate Governance for the Singapore Institute of Legal Education and the Bar Admissions and Examinations.

Mr Chan has previously held directorships in Biosensors International Group, Ltd and Nobel Design Holdings Ltd.

Mr Chan holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.

Mr Ferris Charles Bye

Independent Director
Appointed on 26 October 2018

Mr Ferris Charles Bye is the Independent Director of the Manager and serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Manager.

Mr Bye currently advises a number of investment holding companies. Prior to this, he was managing director of a private equity investment company for a period of 14 years.

Before his private equity experience, Mr Bye served as director in international stockbroker companies for a period of 12 years. The stock markets covered by the companies included Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.

He was, until recently, a member of the General Committee of Hong Kong Country Club for 8 years. This included one year as chair of the committee.

Mr Bye qualified as a chartered accountant in 1978.

Ms Minny Riady

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 10 April 2019

Ms Minny Riady is the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Manager. She serves as a member of the Nominating & Remuneration Committee of the Manager.

Ms Riady is the director and general manager of Lippo Realty (Shanghai) Limited. She is the chairperson of Papua Harapan Education Foundation for Papua, member of foundation trustees of Pelita Harapan Education foundation and Pelita Harapan University Foundation and board member of Pelita Harapan Foundation for International Education.

Ms Riady was the treasury director of Lippo Group and responsible for the treasury function of Pelita Harapan Education Foundation.

Ms Riady holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan.