Board of Directors

Danny Siaw

Executive Chairman & Managing Director

Mr Siaw was appointed as Executive Chairman and Managing Director of the Company on 5 June 2013.

 

Primarily responsible for the business development and overall management of the Group, Mr Siaw started his career in November 1990 as a site engineer with Civil & Civic Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lend Lease Corporation Limited in Australia.

 

Following which, he was transferred to Bovis Lend Lease Pte Ltd (a design and build company) in Singapore in July 1993 as a project manager and rose through the ranks to become a business development manager. He went on to Magdecon Projects Pte Ltd in 1998 as an executive director in charge of business development and design. On the back of his stellar work performance, Mr Siaw was subsequently promoted to the post of managing director in 2004, a position he held until December 2010.

 

The following year, Mr Siaw joined Figtree Projects Pte. Ltd. as its managing director and subsequently became the director of Figtree Projects Sdn Bhd and Figtree Projects (Shanghai) Co., Ltd in the latter part 2011. In 2013, Mr Siaw was also appointed as a director of Figtree Developments Pte. Ltd.

 

Mr Siaw holds a Bachelor of Planning and Design, as well as a Bachelor of Building, from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Tan Chew Joo

Executive Director and Cost Director

Mr Tan was appointed as Executive Director and Cost Director of the Company on 5 June 2013.

 

He is chiefly responsible for the overall management of costing and budgeting of projects for the Group. Mr Tan started his career in 1973 as a quantity surveyor with the Singapore Public Works Department before joining Soh Beng Tee Pte Ltd, a general building contractor, as its contracts manager in 1975. Five years later, Mr Tan joined Bovis Lend Lease Pte Ltd in 1980 as its cost manager where he rose through the ranks to become senior director and general manager. Subsequently, he joined Magdecon Projects Pte Ltd in 1998 as its managing director and undertook the position of the executive chairman from 2004 to 2007. Following which, Mr Tan assumed the position of technical consultant for Magdecon Projects Pte Ltd from 2007 to 2009 and was also an executive director of Singa MP Corporation Pte Ltd, the holding company of Magdecon Projects Pte Ltd, from 2008 to 2009. In 2011, Mr Tan joined the Group and became the cost director for Figtree Projects Pte. Ltd. before becoming a director of Figtree Developments Pte. Ltd. in 2013.

 

Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Science (Building) from the then University of Singapore. He is also a Member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers.

Thomas Woo Sai Meng

Non-Executive Director

Mr Woo was appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company on 8 October 2013.

 

Currently the executive director and chief investment officer of Vibrant Group Limited (formerly known as Freight Links Express Holdings Limited) (“Vibrant”), Mr Woo first joined Vibrant in May 1997 as the chief financial officer. He was appointed as executive director of Vibrant in September 2001 and assumed his current chief investment officer role in November 2010. Mr Woo also sits on the board of a number of Vibrant’s subsidiaries and associated companies. Prior to joining Vibrant, Mr Woo held senior managerial appointments with a number of private sector organisations.

 

Mr Woo holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of New England and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Queensland. He is also a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of CPA Australia.

Lee Kim Huat

Lead Independent Director

Mr Lee was appointed as Lead Independent Director of the Company on 8 October 2013.

 

He is currently the chief operating officer and finance director of Nordic Global Holdings Pte. Ltd., an investment holding company, as well as the chief operating officer and finance director of Nordic Lift- Truck Pte. Ltd., Nordic Trading & Engineering Pte. Ltd. and PT. Peralatan Pelabuhan Global. Notably, these companies are engaged in the sale, refurbishment, servicing and repair of container and material handlers, terminal tractors, heavy forklifts, quayside cranes and port equipment.

 

Mr Lee also has extensive experience in finance and accounting. From 2002 to 2009, he was the group chief financial officer of BBR Holdings (S) Ltd (“BBR Holdings”), a SGX Mainboard-listed company that engages in, amongst others, design and build as well as property development. As group chief financial officer of BBR Holdings, he was responsible for the overall finance, administration and other operational matters within the group. Prior to Mr Lee’s appointment as group chief financial officer, he was also the executive director responsible for finance, administration and other operational matters in several of BBR Holdings’ main subsidiaries such as Singapore Piling & Civil Engineering Private Limited, Singa Development Pte Ltd and BBR Construction Systems Pte Ltd.

 

Mr Lee holds a Bachelor of Arts (Accounting) from Newport University, a Diploma in Business Studies from the City College of Higher Education (London) and a Post-graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science. He is an Associate of The Association of Cost and Executive Accountants and a Fellow Certified Corporate Executive Accountant of the Association of Certified Project Accountants.

Lee Choong Hiong

Independent Director

Mr Lee was appointed as Independent Director of the Company on 8 October 2013.

 

He is also currently the owner of LCH Quantity Surveying Consultant, a sole-proprietorship which he started in 1986, that provides quantity surveying services, business and management consultancy services, as well as LTY + LCH (JV), a partnership registered in 2005 that provides quantity surveying services.

 

With more than 40 years of experience in quantity surveying, Mr Lee worked as a senior quantity surveyor at LT&Y from 1973 to 1981. Thereafter, he became a partner at Lim Chan Hoe & Partners, a company in the business of quantity surveying from 1981 to 1986.

 

Mr Lee holds a Bachelor of Science (Building) from the University of Singapore and is a member of The Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers.

Pong Chen Yih

Independent Director

Mr Pong was appointed as Independent Director of the Company on 8 October 2013.

 

Specialising in legal work pertaining to capital markets, compliance, investments and acquisitions, Mr Pong is a principal in Baker & Mckenzie Wong & Leow and has been with the firm since October 2014. In practice since May 2002, Mr Pong started his legal profession as an associate in Shook Lin & Bok LLP prior to joining WongPartnership LLP as an associate in 2003 before being promoted to the position of partner in 2008.

 

Mr Pong holds a Bachelor of Law from the National University of Singapore and is a member of the Singapore Academy of Law and the Law Society of Singapore.

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