Mr Mak Lye Mun Executive Chairman and Director ×

Mr Mak was appointed Executive Chairman on 15 July 2022. He was Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Intraco Limited from 29 April 2021.

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Mr Mak was made CEO of CIMB Bank Singapore and Country Head in 2008, where he focused on delivering greater synergy and value across the Singapore franchise. He held both roles until his retirement in December 2019. Mr. Mak was subsequently appointed as Advisor to the CEO of CIMB Group from Jan 2020 till his retirement in March 2021.

He is a Member of the Inaugural SGX Listings and Advisory Committee, and a Member of the Listing Committee for ADDX (ICHX Tech), a licensed digital securities exchange. In January 2021, he was appointed a governing board member of the Duke-NUS Medical School. He was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Boustead Singapore Limited, SC Global Developments Pte Ltd, and its listed Australian subsidiary, AVJennings Limited, in July 2021, May 2021 and October 2021 respectively.

Mr Mak has over 30 years of experience in the banking industry. He started his career at Citicorp Investment Bank (Singapore) Limited and went on to hold various senior positions in the Corporate Finance divisions of Vickers Ballas & Co. Pte. Ltd., Ernst & Young, and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited. Prior to joining GK Goh Securities Pte Ltd, he was Head of Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory Department with DBS Bank Ltd.

He was Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Hwa Hong Corporation Limited. He also served as an independent Non-Executive Director of Boardroom Limited and Tat Hong Holdings until both of these SGX-listed companies were successfully privatised.

Mr Mak holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, USA and a Bachelor of Civil Engineering Degree (First Class Honours) from the University of Malaya, Malaysia.

Dr Tan Boon Wan Independent Director ×

Dr Tan has been an Independent Director of the Board since 5 October 2004. He is Chairman of both the Audit and Nominating Committees and a member of Nominating Committee.

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Dr Tan was last re-elected as a Director at the Annual General Meeting on 18 April 2019. Dr Tan was a Member of Parliament for the Ang Mo Kio GRC from 1997 to 2006, during which he served on the Government Parliamentary Committees for Education; Finance and Trade & Industry; and Information, Communication and the Arts.

He was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) in 1993 for his contributions to the community.

He was previously an independent director of Hotung Investment Holdings Limited from 2012 to 2019, a company listed on SGX-ST. He also sits on the board of Provenance Capital Pte Ltd.

Dr Tan holds a Doctorate in Mathematical Physics and Master’s degree in Management from Imperial College at the University of London.

 

Mr Charlie Ng How Kiat Non-Executive Director ×

Mr Ng was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 22 November 2012. He is a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. Mr Ng was last re-elected as a Director at the Annual General Meeting on 24 June 2020.

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Mr Ng is the Managing Director of Asia Resource Corporation Pte Ltd and serves on the boards of several of its subsidiaries. He is also the President and Executive Director of Macondray Holdings Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Asia Resource Corporation Pte Ltd, with investments in Indo-China and China.

He held previous senior appointments in SGX-listed Boustead Singapore Ltd and Easycall International Ltd, where he was responsible for investment and corporate development functions.

Mr Ng graduated from National University of Singapore in 1994, with a Business Administration degree.

 

Dr Steve Lai Mun Fook Non-Executive Director ×

Dr Lai was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 28 April 2015. He is a member of the Nomination Committee and was last re-elected as a Director at the Annual General Meeting on 24 June 2020.

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Dr Lai currently sits on the Board of Yongmao Holdings Limited, 3dsense Media School Pte Ltd, Singapore Institute of Power & Gas Pte Ltd and Vertex Technology Acquisition Corporation.

Dr Lai was the Chief Executive Officer of PSB Academy Pte Ltd from November 2007 to August 2012, and was previously the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of TUV SUD PSB Corporation and PSB Corporation Pte Ltd from April 2006 to March 2007 and from April 2001 to March 2006, respectively. He was also the General Manager (Standards & Technology) of Singapore Productivity & Standards Board from April 1996 to March 1998.

For his contributions to eco-labelling and the environmental movement, Dr Lai was given the Singapore Ministry of the Environment’s Green Leaf Award (Individual), and he also received the Silver Public Service Award in 1997.

Dr Lai holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Industrial Chemistry and a PhD from the Loughborough University, United Kingdom.