Professor Cham was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman on 1 August 2012. He had stepped down as Chairman of the Audit Committee and was appointed as Chairman of Remuneration Committee with effect from 26 February 2019. He is also a member of the Nominating and Audit Committees. He has more than 30 years of experience in the academia sector and is currently the Deputy Supervisor to United Overseas Bank (China) Limited. He also sits on the board of a public listed company, NSL 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 was appointed as Managing Director of the Group on 1 May 2016. He is a co-founder and has been with the Company since 1991. He is responsible for the overall management, strategic planning and business development of the Group. Mr Wong was instrumental to the Group's growth and development over the years and its listing on the Singapore Exchange. Before his appointment as Managing Director, Mr Wong was an Executive Director of the Group for 17 years and was responsible for the corporate development of the Group including human resource, information technology and management system, as well as the Group's Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. Prior to joining the Group, he worked as a civil engineer with several companies, including Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (now the Land Transport Authority) and Taylor Woodrow PLC construction group.
Mr Wong holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from the National University of Singapore and was a Chartered Engineer of the UK Engineering Council 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 is involved in the brand development, marketing and promotion, 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. A veteran in the oil and gas sector, Mr Then has over 20 years of experience leading oil trading, bunkering and risk management teams and was appointed an expert advisor in a forensic audit project in this sector. He has vast experience in corporate management and governance, having held directorships of various companies in different sectors.
Mr Then holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Singapore and was the past President of the NUS Engineering Alumni as well as the Engineering Society.
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 Tan was appointed as an Independent Director on 27 April 2019 and is currently the Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration and Nominating Committees. He is a council member of the Singapore Institute of Management and is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Singapore University of Social Sciences. He is also the Chairman of the University's Investment and Endowment Fund. He is also the Lead Independent Director of Koda Limited and the Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr Tan was previously the Group Chief Executive Officer and a Nonindependent and Executive Director of WBL Corporation Ltd. He was also previously Vice President (Customer Solutions Group) and Managing Director of Hewlett-Packard Southeast Asia, a post he held from June 2002 when Hewlett-Packard acquired Compaq. He also served as the Vice President and Managing Director for the ASEAN region of Compaq Computer Asia Pte Ltd between June 1999 and June 2002. He joined Compaq in 1996 as the Chief Financial Officer for its Asia-Pacific operations. Prior to joining Compaq, he spent 20 years in various multinational organisations in audit and tax, oil services and information technology industries, where he held a number of senior leadership positions in operations, sales, strategy and business development.
Mr Tan holds an Accountancy degree from the University of Singapore and is a non-practising Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore.