Our Board of Directors

  • Miguel Ko

    Chairman
    Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

    Miguel Ko
    Chairman​
    Non-Executive Non-Independent Director
     

    ​Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA​
    Master of Business Administration, Suffolk University, USA​
    Certified Public Accountant by the State of New Hampshire Board of Accountancy, New Hampshire,
    USA

    Date of first appointment as a Director: 2 June 2021 

    Date of appointment as Chairman:  2 June 2021 ​ 

    Board committees serving on​
    – Executive Committee (Chairman)​
    – Executive Resource and Compensation Committee (Member)​
    – Nominating Committee (Member)​
    – Strategy and Sustainability Committee (Member)​  

    Present principal commitments
    – CapitaLand Group Pte. Ltd.1 (Deputy Chairman)
    – CapitaLand Investment Limited (Chairman)

    Other major appointments​
    – CapitaLand Hope Foundation (Chairman)
    – CLA Real Estate Holdings Pte. Ltd. (Deputy Chairman)   

    Past directorships in other listed companies held over the preceding five years
    – Ascendas Funds Management (S) Limited (Manager of Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust) (Vice Chairman)
    – Managers of Ascendas Hospitality Trust2 (Chairman)
    – CapitaLand Limited 

    Awards
    – Lifetime Achievement Award in 2021 (Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific - HICAP)
    – Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 (China Hotel Investment Conference, Shanghai)
    – Regional Hotel Chief of the Year in 2007 and 2008 (voted by Readers of Travel Weekly)
    – Visionary Leader in 2007 (Travel Weekly Asia Industry Awards)
    – Global Award in 2007 (World Travel Mart in London)
       

    1  Previously known as CapitaLand Limited, which was delisted from the Official List of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited on 21 September 2021.

    2  Managers of Ascendas Hospitality Trust comprising Ascendas Hospitality Fund Management Pte Ltd. (Manager of Ascendas Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust, or “A-HREIT”) and Ascendas Hospitality Trust Management Pte. Ltd. (Trustee-Manager of Ascendas Hospitality Business Trust, or “A-HBT”). Ascendas Hospitality Trust (a stapled group comprising A-HREIT and A-HBT) was delisted from the Official List of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited on 3 January 2020.

     

  • Anthony Lim Weng Kin

    Lead Independent Director
    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Anthony Lim Weng Kin
    Lead Independent Director
    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Bachelor of Science, National University of Singapore
    Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School, USA
     

    Date of first appointment as a Director: 3 June 2021 

    Board committees serving on
    – Executive Resource and Compensation Committee (Member)
    – Nominating Committee (Member)
    – Strategy and Sustainability Committee (Chairman) 

     Present directorship in other listed company
    – DBS Group Holdings Ltd. 

    Present principal commitments (other than directorship in other listed company)
    – CapitaLand Investment Limited (Lead Independent Director)
    – Institute of International Education (Member of Scholar Rescue Fund Selection Committee)
    – Non-Resident Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the Republic of Colombia
    – CapitaLand Hope Foundation (Director)

    Other major appointment
    – Queensway Secondary School (Member of School Advisory Committee)

    Past directorship in other listed companies held over the preceding five years
    – CapitaLand Limited

    As the Lead Independent Director, Mr Anthony Lim is available to shareholders if they have concerns relating to matters that contact through the normal channels of the Chairman or Group CEO has failed to resolve or where such contact is inappropriate. Mr Lim may be contacted at notify.secretariat@capitaland.com.

  • Lee Chee Koon

    Group Chief Executive Officer
    Executive Non-Independent Director

    Lee Chee Koon
    Group Chief Executive Officer
    Executive Non-Independent Director

    Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore
    Master of Science in Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London, UK

    Date of first appointment as a Director: 1 July 20191

    Board committees serving on
    – Executive Committee (Member)
    – Strategy and Sustainability Committee (Member)

    Present principal commitment
    – CapitaLand Investment Limited (Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director)

    Other major commitments
    – CapitaLand Group Pte. Ltd.2  (Director)
    – CapitaLand Hope Foundation (Director)
    – National Parks Board (Board Member)
    – St. Joseph’s Institution International Elementary School Ltd (Member of the Board of Governors)
    – St. Joseph’s Institution International Ltd (Member of the Board of Governors)

    Past directorships in other listed companies held over the preceding five years
    – CapitaLand China Trust Management Limited (Manager of CapitaLand China Trust)
    – CapitaLand Commercial Trust Management Limited (Manager of CapitaLand Commercial Trust3)
    – CapitaLand Limited
    – Managers of Ascott Residence Trust4

    Award
    – Outstanding Chief Executive of the Year at the Singapore Business Awards 2022

     

    1  Mr Lee Chee Koon was a Director of the Company (then known as CapitaLand Financial Limited) for a brief period from 1 May 2018 to 15 September 2018, when it was a wholly-owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited (now known as CapitaLand Group Pte. Ltd.).
    2  Previously known as CapitaLand Limited, which was delisted from the Official List of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited on 21 September 2021.
    CapitaLand Commercial Trust was delisted from the Official List of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited on 3 November 2020.
    4 Managers of Ascott Residence Trust (now known as CapitaLand Ascott Trust) comprising Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited (now known as CapitaLand Ascott Trust Management Limited (Manager of CapitaLand Ascott Real Estate Investment Trust, or “CLAS Reit”) and CapitaLand Ascott Business Trust Management Pte. Ltd. (Trustee-Manager of CapitaLand Ascott Business Trust, or “CLAS BT”). Ascott Residence Trust (now known as CapitaLand Ascott Trust) is a stapled group comprising CLAS Reit and CLAS BT with effect from 31 December 2019.

     

  • Chaly Mah Chee Kheong

    Non-Executive Independent Director 

    Chaly Mah Chee Kheong
    Non-Executive Independent Director 

    Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand
    Fellow, Certified Practising Accountants, Australia
    Fellow, The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
    Fellow, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK 

    ​Date of first appointment as a Director: 2 June 2021 

    Board committees serving on
    – Audit Committee (Chairmain) 
    – Executive Committee (Member) 

    Present directorship in other listed company
    – Netlink NBN Management Pte Ltd (Manager of Netlink NBN Trust) (Chairman) 

    Present principal commitment (other than directorship in other listed company)
    – Surbana Jurong Private Limited (Chairman)

    Other major appointments
    – Flipkart Private Limited (Director)
    – Monetary Authority of Singapore (Director)
    – National University of Singapore (Member of the Board of Trustees)
    – Non-Resident Ambassador of the Republic pf Singapore to the Republic of Costa Rica
    – SG Eco Fund (Member of Board of Trustees)

    Past directorship in other listed company held over the preceding five years​
    – CapitaLand Limited

    Awards
    – Public Service Star (BBM) Singapore National Day Award 2022
    – Public Service Medal (PBM) Singapore National Day Award 2014 

  • Kee Teck Koon

    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Kee Teck Koon
    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Bachelor of Arts, University of Oxford, UK 
    Master of Arts, University of Oxford, UK

    Date of first appointment as a Director: 25 June 2021

    Board committees serving on
    – Executive Committee (Member)
    – Risk Committee (Chairman)

    Present principal commitments
    – NTUC Enterprise Co-operative Limited (Deputy Chairman)
    – NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Limited (Chairman)
    – NTUC Fairprice Foundation Ltd (Chairman)

    Other major appointments
    – Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (Director)
    – Income Insurance Limited (Board Advisor)
    – Mandai Park Holdings Pte. Ltd. (Director)
    – Singapore Labour Foundation (Member of Angsana Fund Investment Committee)
    – Tangram Asia Capital LLP (Director)
    – Trust Bank Singapore Limited (Director)

    Past directorships in other listed companies held over the preceding five years​
    – CapitaLand Limited
    –  Raffles Medical Group Ltd

    Awards
    – The Meritorious Service Award by the National Trade Union Congress (NTUC) in 2021
    – The Public Service Star Medal (BBM) by the Singapore Government in 2021

     

  • Gabriel Lim Meng Liang

    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Gabriel Lim Meng Liang 
    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University of Cambridge, UK 
    Master of Science in Economics, London School of Economics, UK 
    Master of Science in Management, University of Stanford, USA 

    Date of first appointment as a Director: 2 June 2021 

    Board committees serving on 
    – Nominating Committee (Chairman) 
    – Risk Committee (Member)   

    Present principal commitment
    – Ministry of Trade and Industry (Permanent Secretary) 

    Other major appointments
    – East Asian Institute (Member of the Management Board)
    – National Research Foundation (Director)
    – St. Joseph’s Institution International Elementary School Ltd (Member of the Board of Governors)
    – St. Joseph’s Institution International Ltd (Member of the Board of Governors)
    – St. Joseph’s Institution International Preschool Ltd (Member of the Board of Governors)

    ​Past directorship in other listed company held over the preceding five years​
    - CapitaLand Limited

  • Judy Hsu Chung Wei

    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Judy Hsu Chung Wei
    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Bachelor Degree in Microbiology and Master of Business Administration in Finance,  The University of British Columbia, Canada  

    Date of first appointment as a Director: 1 June 2021  

    Board committees serving on 
    – Executive Resource and Compensation Committee (Chairman) 
    – Risk Committee (Member)  

    Present principal commitment
    –Standard Chartered Bank (CEO of Consumer, Private and Business Banking)

    Other major appointments
    –Hype Records Pte Ltd (Director)
    –Trust Bank Singapore Limited (Chairman)

    Past directorship in other listed company held over the preceding five years 
    – CapitaLand Limited

  • David Su Tuong Sing

    Non-Executive Independent Director

     

     

    David Su Tuong Sing ​
    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Date of first appointment as a Director: 1 January 2022

    Board committees serving on​
    – Audit Committee (Member)​
    – Strategy and Sustainability Committee (Member)​

    Present principal commitments
    – Business China (Director)
    – Matrix Partners China (Founding Managing Partner)
    – MPC Management Pte. Ltd. (previously known as Matrix Partners Singapore Management Private Ltd.) (CEO)

    Other major appointments
    – EDBI Pte. Ltd. (Director)
    – Nanyang Technological University (Member of the Board of Trustees)

  • Helen Wong Siu Ming

    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Helen Wong Siu Ming​
    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Master of Business Administration in Finance, Fordham University, New York, USA

    Date of first appointment as a Director: 1 January 2022

    ​Board committees serving on​
    – Audit Committee (Member)
    – Risk Committee (Member)​ 
    – Strategy and Sustainability Committee (Member)​ 

     

    Present directorship in other listed company​
    – Aseana Properties Limited (Director)

    Present principal commitment (other than directorships in other listed company)
    – LAPIS Global Limited (Director and CEO)

    Other major appointment
    – Lingotto Singapore Pte. Ltd. (Director)

  • Tan Sri Abdul Farid Alias

    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Tan Sri Abdul Farid Alias
    Non-Executive Independent Director 

    Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA 
    Master of Business Administration (Finance), University of Denver, USA
    Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School
    Fellow Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers

    Date of first appointment as a Director: 1 January 2023 

    ​Board committees serving on​
    – Audit Committee (Member)
    – Risk Committee (Member)​  

    Present directorships in other listed companies​
    – Bursa Malaysia Berhad
    – CelcomDigi Berhad

    Other major appointment
    – CelcomDigi Berhad

    Present principal commitment 
    – Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (Council Member)

    Past directorships in other listed company held over the preceding five years​
    – Malayan Banking Berhad
    – PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk

    Awards
    – Winner of The William “Bill” Seidman Awards for Lifetime Achievement in Leadership in the Financial Services Industry at The Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Awards 2022 
    – Outstanding CEO & Value Creator by The Edge Billion Ringgit Club in 2021
    – Best CEO for Investor Relations (Large Cap) at the Malaysia Investor Relations Awards 2019
    – CEO of The Year at the ASEAN Business Awards Malaysia 2015
    – CNBC Asia Business Leader Award for Corporate Social Responsibility in 2015

     

  • Belita Ong

    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Belita Ong ​
    Non-Executive Independent Director

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Mathematics and Economics, University of Cambridge, England
    Master of Arts in Mathematics and Economics, University of Cambridge, England

    Date of first appointment as a Director: 1 January 2024

    Board committees serving on​
    – Executive Resource and Compensation Committee (Member)
    – Risk Committee (Member)

    Present principal commitment
    – Dalton Investments LLC (Chairman)

    Other major appointments
    – Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Member of Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets)
    – Elings Park Foundation (Director)

    Awards
    – President’s Scholarship and Overseas Merit Scholarship from the Government of Singapore