Board of Directors

DAVID CHAN MUN WAI
Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director/Deputy Chairman

Mr Chan Mun Wai was appointed to the Board on 28 December 1998 and became Deputy Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee on 1 January 2008. He is also a member of the Audit, Nominating, Remuneration and Investment Committees.

Mr Chan was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of United Overseas Insurance Limited (UOI). Following his retirement, he remains a Director on the UOI board. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Singapore (now known as National University of Singapore) and is also a Chartered Insurer and a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK.

DILEEP NAIR
Non-Executive and Independent Director

Mr Dileep Nair was appointed to the Board on 20 October 2015. He was appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee on 6 January 2016. He is also a member of the Nominating, Remuneration, Executive and Investment Committees.

Mr Nair was Singapore’s non-resident High Commissioner to Ghana till end 2016. Mr Nair currently sits on the Board of MS First Capital Insurance Limited and Health Sciences Authority of Singapore.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Magna cum Laude) from McGill University, Canada and has a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University, USA.  He was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) by the Singapore Government and the Friendship Medal by the Government of Laos.

ONG ENG YAW
Non-Executive and Independent Director

Mr Ong Eng Yaw was appointed to the Board on 24 August 2015. He was appointed Chairman of the Nominating Committee on 6 January 2016. He is also a member of the Audit, Remuneration, Executive and Investment Committees.

Mr Ong currently holds the position of Acting Group Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer at Hwa Hong Corporation Limited.  His prior work experience in OCBC Bank, Vickers Ballas, DBS Bank, CIMB Group and Parkway Life Real Estate Investment Trust has given him breadth of exposure in corporate finance, investment and real estate development.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Law (Second Class Upper Division) degree from University College London and holds a Master of Science (Investment Management) from the Cass Business School and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD.

KER SIN TZE
Non-Executive and Independent Director

Dr Ker Sin Tze was appointed to the Board on 1 September 2021. He was also appointed as Chairman and member of the Remuneration Committee and as member of the Nominating, Audit, Executive and Investment Committees on 1 September 2021.

Dr Ker had served as a Member of Parliament in Singapore from 1991 - 2002. He was Singapore's Trade Representative in Taipei till 2007 and Consul-General in Hong Kong till 2012.

He currently sits on the Boards of Green Pharma Pte Ltd and Falcon Insurance Company (Hong Kong) Limited.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Nanyang Technology University, Singapore and a Master of Arts and PhD in Economics from University of Manitoba, Canada.

HO YEW KEE
Non-Executive and Independent Director

Professor Ho Yew Kee was appointed to the Board on 21 May 2024.

Professor Ho currently serves as a senior academic with the Singapore Institute of Technology since 2017. He had served several posts at National University of Singapore from 1992 to 2016.

Professor Ho graduated with a Master of Science in Industrial Administration and Doctorate of Philosophy from the Carnegie Mellon University, Bachelor of Economics (Honours) and Master of Economics from Monash University. He also holds a Diploma of Business Studies from Ngee Ann Polytechnic.