Professor Cham was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman on 1 August 2012. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committees. He has more than 30 years of experience in the academia sector and is currently the Special Advisor to SIM Governing Council. Hi is on the Advisory Board of SAP(Asia Pacific Japan) and also sits on the board of public listed and private companies, including NSL Ltd and Fundedbyme Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.
Professor Cham holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil, Honours) from the University of Malaya, a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics, Honours) from the University of London and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Fluid Mechanics) from University of Cambridge.
Mr Wong, one of the founders of the Company, has been appointed as Executive Director since 2000. Having been with the Company since its inception in 1991, Mr Wong was instrumental to the Group's growth and development over the years and its listing on the Singapore Exchange. Currently, he oversess the Corporate Services Division, including administratotion, human resource and information technology infrastructures of the Group. He is also spearheading the Group's Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. Prior to joining the Group, he was working as an engineer with several companies, including Mass Rapid Transit Corporation and Taylor Woodrow PLC construction group.
Mr Wong holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from the National University of Singapore and a Professional Engineer of the Singapore Professional Engineers Board.
Mr Wong, a co-founder of the Company, was appointed as Executive Director on 15 June 2011. He oversees the brand development, marketing, public relations, design and project management, as well as upgrading and maintenance of the restaurant outlets. Mr Wong has many years of experience in engineering consultancy and property investment.
Mr Wong holds a Master of Science (Civil Engineering) and a Master of Business Administration.
Mr Then was appointed as Non-Executive Director on 19 September 2004 and was re-designated to Executive Director on 1 January 2012. He oversees the corporate and business development of the Group. Under the Samsui line of companies, Mr Then oversees the food processing business and the procurement of food and services. Mr Then has over 20 years of experience in the petroleum industry and is currently on the board of several companies.
Mr Then holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Singapore.
Mr Chua was appointed as Independent Director on 23 March 2007. He is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. He has extensive experience in the engineering field and has been providing his own consultancy services to the construction industry since 2006.
Mr Chua holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore and is a registered Professional Engineer in practice.
Mr Saw was appointed as Independent Director on 23 March 2007. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Nominating Committees. He has vast experience in the audit and finance industry and serves on the board of several private companies. He is also a partner of a firm of CA which he established in 1999.
He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant registered with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore.