Board of Directors

Board of Directors

MR. PHUA CHER CHEW

Non-Executive & Independent Chairman

Mr. Phua, 47, was appointed as the Non-Executive and Independent Chairman on 31 May 2021. Prior to his appointment in the company, Mr. Phua was the Executive Director in TEE Land Limited on 18 December 2012 until 5th March 2020 and remained as Chief Executive Officer until 3rd August 2020. He was in charge of the Group’s growth, developing and implementing high-level strategies, making major corporate decisions, managing the overall operations and acting as the main point of communication between the board of directors and shareholders. He was also appointed to the Board and Executive Committee of Chewathai Public Company Limited in Thailand from 2015 to 2018.

Mr. Phua graduated from Central Queensland University with a Bachelor of Business degree. He is also the director of Amcorp Development Pte Ltd, Amcorp Uptown Pte Ltd, Amcorp Forward Pte Ltd and Zakoo Capital Pte Ltd. He has been a member of the Singapore Nee Soon Central Citizen’s Consultative Committee since July 2011 and President of Singapore St James Zone 9 since 2017.

MR. JACOB LEE YEN MIN

Executive Director & CEO

Mr. Jacob Lee, 55, was appointed to the Board on 31 May 2021. He is responsible for the management and operation of the Group as well as the implementation of the Group’s strategies and policies. Mr. Jacob Lee provides the leadership and strategic vision throughout all aspects of management and brands for the group’s portfolio of businesses. He provides strategic guidance to achieve the company’s vision and is now leading the company’s drive towards the future.

With over 35 years of experience in the hospitality management and investment industry, Mr. Jacob Lee career has been built holding senior positions from various international chains such as Beaufort, Radius and Shangri-La across Asia Pacific, with extensive management experience in hotel pre-opening, property turnaround, rebranding, crisis management as well as renovations to total transformation.

MR. CHUNG PING SHEN

Independent Director

Mr. Chung, 47, was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 26 July 2021. Mr. Chung graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree. He is an advocate & solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, and possesses over 23 years of legal experience, representing MNCs, financial institutions and listed companies in a wide array of commercial and corporate matters regionally.

MR. TAN LYE HENG PAUL

Independent Director

Mr. Tan, 55, was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 9 December 2020. He has over 20 years of work and academia experience in areas of accounting, auditing, tax advisory, risk and corporate advisory and regulatory compliance. He is the cofounder of Kreston Ardent CAtrust PAC.

Mr. Tan holds a Masters in Business Administration from University of Birmingham. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK. He is also a member of Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals Limited and Singapore Institute of Directors. He is also an Independent Director of Serial System Ltd and Second Chance Properties Ltd.