Members of the Board

As of September 2022

Mr Benny Lim

Benny Lim
Chairman

Guy Harvey-Samuel

Guy Harvey-Samuel
Board Member
Until 31 July 2022

George Huang

George Huang
Board Member
Until 31 July 2022

Cheng Hsing Yao

Cheng Hsing Yao
Board Member

Ms Shantini Ramachandra

Ms Shantini Ramachandra
Board Member

Musa Fazal

Musa Fazal
Board Member

Professor David Chan

Professor David Chan
Board Member

Ms Tham Loke Kheng

Ms Tham Loke Kheng
Board Member

Gerald Tan Kwong Ming

Gerald Tan Kwong Ming
Board Member

Ms Nur Hidayah Abu Bakar

Ms Nur Hidayah Abu Bakar
Board Member

Kenneth Er

Kenneth Er
Board Member and
Chief Executive Officer

Lee Chee Koon

Lee Chee Koon
Board Member
(from 1 August 2022)

Ms Eu Chin Fen

Ms Eu Chin Fen
Board Member
(from 1 August 2022)

Mr Benny Lim

Benny Lim
Chairman

Guy Harvey-Samuel

Guy Harvey-Samuel
Board Member
Until 31 July 2022

George Huang

George Huang
Board Member
Until 31 July 2022

Cheng Hsing Yao

Cheng Hsing Yao
Board Member

Ms Shantini Ramachandra

Ms Shantini Ramachandra
Board Member

Musa Fazal

Musa Fazal
Board Member

Professor David Chan

Professor David Chan
Board Member

Ms Tham Loke Kheng

Ms Tham Loke Kheng
Board Member

Gerald Tan Kwong Ming

Gerald Tan Kwong Ming
Board Member

Ms Nur Hidayah Abu Bakar

Ms Nur Hidayah Abu Bakar
Board Member

Kenneth Er

Kenneth Er
Board Member and Chief Executive Officer

Lee Chee Koon

Lee Chee Koon
Board Member
(from 1 August 2022)

Ms Eu Chin Fen

Ms Eu Chin Fen
Board Member
(from 1 August 2022)

Mr Benny Lim

Benny Lim
Chairman

Guy Harvey-Samuel

Guy Harvey-Samuel
Board Member
Until 31 July 2022

George Huang

George Huang
Board Member
Until 31 July 2022

Cheng Hsing Yao

Cheng Hsing Yao
Board Member

Ms Shantini Ramachandra

Ms Shantini Ramachandra
Board Member

Musa Fazal

Musa Fazal
Board Member

Professor David Chan

Professor David Chan
Board Member

Ms Tham Loke Kheng

Ms Tham Loke Kheng
Board Member

Gerald Tan Kwong Ming

Gerald Tan Kwong Ming
Board Member

Ms Nur Hidayah Abu Bakar

Ms Nur Hidayah Abu Bakar
Board Member

Kenneth Er

Kenneth Er
Board Member and Chief Executive Officer

Lee Chee Koon

Lee Chee Koon
Board Member
(from 1 August 2022)

Ms Eu Chin Fen

Ms Eu Chin Fen
Board Member
(from 1 August 2022)

Mr Lim was Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of National Development from 2011 to 2016, and held concurrent appointments as Permanent Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office and for National Security & Intelligence Coordination. Prior to that, he was Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs from 2005 to 2011. He retired from the Civil Service in 2016. Mr Lim is presently Chairman of Temasek Foundation, and also serves as a special advisor to the Centre for Liveable Cities (MND) and to the National Security Studies Programme, RSIS (NTU). He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in 2010 and the Distinguished Service Order in 2021.

Mr Harvey-Samuel was formerly the non-executive Chairman of HSBC Bank (Singapore) Limited, following his retirement as Group General Manager, Chief Executive Officer of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC), Singapore. A member of HSBC’s Asian Executive Committee, Mr Harvey-Samuel was directly responsible for all HSBC operations based in Singapore. He is currently Chairman of the Capella Hotel Group Pte Ltd, ESG Tech Private Ltd and National Youth Achievement Award’s Board of Trustees. He also sits on the boards of Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd, M1 Limited, Wing Tai Holdings, Clifford Capital Holdings Pte Ltd and Clifford Capital Pte Ltd.

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Mr Huang is Managing Director of Amoy Canning Corporation (S) Ltd, a pioneer in the food processing industry in Asia. He is presently Chairman of the Singapore Agro-Food Enterprises Federation Limited. An active leader and contributor in business and the community, he serves on the boards and committees of various organisations including the Singapore Business Advisors & Consultants Council and Singapore Manufacturing Federation. Mr Huang is also an advisor of the Consumer Association of Singapore’s Consumer Products, Standards & Testing Committee and a member of the Resource and Environmental Sustainability sub-committee of the Future Economy Council.

Mr Cheng is Chief Executive Officer of GuocoLand Group and a director of Eco World International Berhad. Prior to that, he held leadership positions at the Centre for Liveable Cities and Urban Redevelopment Authority. He is a member of URA’s International Panel of Experts, as well as its Design Advisory Committee and Heritage and Identity Partnership. He also co-chairs the Building and Construction Authority’s Integrated Digital Delivery Steering Committee and Central Procurers Panel. In addition, he sits on the executive committee of the Urban Land Institute Singapore and the management board of the Institute of Real Estate and Urban Studies, National University of Singapore. In January 2021, Mr Cheng was appointed as a Nominated Member of Parliament.

Ms Shantini is the Singapore Tax & Legal Leader for Deloitte Private. In addition to her role as Business Tax Partner, Ms Shantini leads the Law Firm Services practice. She has a Bachelor of Laws degree from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Laws degree from the University of London, King’s College. She has been admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and is also an Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax) with the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals Limited. Ms Shantini practised law in the area of commercial and corporate law before joining a Big Four accounting firm and has about 25 years of international tax experience.

Mr Musa is a Senior Director of the Futures, Strategy and Plans Division in the Ministry of Trade & Industry where he oversees strategic planning activities, from sensing and sense-making, to strategy development, work planning, strategic resourcing, and inter-agency coordination to transform Singapore’s economy. He is currently a member of the Industrial Arbitration Court’s Employer Panel. Prior to this, he served in various agencies in the public service, including SkillsFutureSG, Ministry of Manpower, Ministry of Finance and Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Mr Chan is Lee Kong Chian Professor of Psychology and Director of the Behavioural Sciences Initiative at the Singapore Management University as well as Adjunct Principal Scientist and Scientific Advisor at A*STAR. To date, his works have been cited over 13,500 times in various disciplines. A 2020 study by Stanford University on researcher impact among all scientists across all disciplines named him in the top one percent worldwide. He is Elected Fellow of six international psychological associations. He has received numerous international achievement awards and he is the first Asian to receive the prestigious Raymond Katzell Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He has served on numerous national councils and boards, and is currently a member of the Social Science Research Council.

Ms Tham is CEO and Board Director of Mediacorp. A media industry veteran, she has held leadership roles in broadcast, media and telecommunications services in leading Asian companies. In September 2017, Ms Tham returned to Mediacorp as CEO, coming full circle to the organisation where she started her career. Prior to that, she was Head of Content and Marketing at StarHub, President of Taiwan Broadband Communications and Head of NOW TV, the largest Pay TV operator in Hong Kong. Ms Tham is also a Board Director of the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, a member of the SG Cares Steering Committee, and a member of the Yellow Ribbon Singapore Board.

Mr Tan is the Head of Reputational Risk, Asia-Pacific for Credit Suisse (Singapore) Ltd. He has over 20 years of international experience in legal private practice, banking and risk management. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the National Museum of Singapore. He has also previously served as a board member of Gardens by the Bay and Credit Counselling Singapore, and as Co-Chair of the Asia Pacific Commodities Committee of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.

Ms Nur Hidayah is Dean of the Faculty of Design at LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore. She is a member of the Museum Education Advisory Panel at National Gallery Singapore, the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Singapore Note and Coin Advisory Committee, the Design Education Review Committee Workgroup and DesignSingapore Council (Ministry of Communications and Information). She believes in the interconnectedness of design aesthetics, education and industry/community, and has initiated several partnerships with Asian communities to develop design capability programmes and support social enterprises that promote a more inclusive design culture. She has also led the research and study of design cultures in contemporary Asian cities such as Singapore, Seoul and Shanghai.

Mr Er joined NParks in 1997 and was actively involved in the planning, implementation and management of our parks and streetscapes. In 2003, he was posted to the Ministry of National Development’s Infrastructure Division where his work included overseeing policy formulation and review of legislation pertaining to greenery infrastructure as well as issues in the agri-veterinary and building and construction sectors. On his return to NParks, he took on the concurrent roles of Assistant CEO (Corp Dev and Services) and General Manager for the development of Gardens by the Bay. In 2012, Mr Er took on the role of Chief Operating Officer of Gardens by the Bay. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of NParks in February 2014.

Mr Lee is Group CEO of CapitaLand Investment, one of Asia’s largest list real estate investment managers with a global presence across over 30 countries. Prior to this, Mr Lee was President and Group CEO of CapitaLand Group from 2018. His previous appointments since he joined CapitaLand Group in 2007 include Group Chief Investment Officer and CEO of The Ascott Limited. Mr Lee also served in the public sector, namely in the Ministry of Trade & Industry and Ministry of Finance. Mr Lee is also a Board of Director of EDBI Pte. Ltd. and a member of the Future Economy Council.

Ms Eu is Chief Executive Officer of Frasers Hospitality Trust. She is responsible for the overall business, investment and operational strategies of Frasers Hospitality Trust. She has more than a decade of working experience with Frasers Property Group. Prior to her current appointment, she was Chief Investment Officer of Frasers Hospitality International Pte. Ltd and Senior Vice President at DBS Bank Ltd. A Chartered Financial Analyst, Ms Eu holds a Bachelor of Business degree in Financial Analysis from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.