Mr. Ho Tian Yee is the Chairman of the Board of Fullerton Fund Management Company Ltd. Tian Yee has over 30 years’ experience in managing and investing in global financial markets.
Tian Yee started his career with Bankers Trust Company, where his last position was MD and Regional Head of South East Asia. He was responsible for the management of the Singapore branch and the strategic direction of the bank’s global trading in Asia.
Currently, Tian Yee serves as Chairman of Mount Alvernia Hospital and FFMC Holdings Pte. Ltd. He is also an independent director at DBS Group Holdings Ltd and DBS Bank Ltd. He holds a degree in Economics from Portsmouth University (Hons), United Kingdom, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.
Ms Jeanette Wong is currently Group Executive of Institutional Banking Group at DBS. Previously, she was the Chief Financial Officer of DBS Group between 2003 to 2008.
Prior to joining DBS Bank, Jeanette was at JP Morgan for 16 years. During her tenure at JP Morgan, she had regional responsibilities for the Global Markets and Emerging Markets Sales and Trading business in Asia and was also JP Morgan’s head for Singapore between 1997 to 2002. Jeanette’s career began in 1982 at Banque Paribas and then Citibank from 1984 to 1986 before joining JP Morgan in 1986.
Jeanette is a Director of DBS Bank (China) Limited and Chairperson of DBS Bank (Taiwan) Ltd. She also sits on the Boards of Essilor International, France and Jurong Town Corporation. Jeanette is a member of the NUS Business School Management Advisory Board and a member of the Global Advisory Board, Asia, for the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is a member of the Securities Industry Council and Singapore’s alternate APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) member.
Jeanette graduated from National University of Singapore with a BBA degree and holds a MBA degree from the University of Chicago.
Mr Jimmy Phoon is the Executive Director & CEO of Seatown Holdings. He was formerly Senior Managing Director, Head of Strategy at Temasek Holdings. Prior to joining Temasek in 1999, Mr Phoon was with Standard Chartered Merchant Bank Asia Limited (“SCMBA”). In his eight years with SCMBA, he managed several initial public offerings, public takeovers, mergers & acquisitions and corporate restructurings. From 1988 to 1992, Mr Phoon was a Deputy Director in the Ministry of Finance of Singapore, where he was responsible for the formulation of corporate and international tax policies.
Mr Phoon holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honors) degree from Monash University, Australia.
Mr Kee Teck Koon is the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of NTUC Income and a member of the Investment, Nominating and Human Resource & Remuneration Committees.
Mr Kee is currently non-executive Chairman of Changi Airports International Pte Ltd. He is Executive Director of NTUC Enterprise Co-operative Limited, and holds directorships in Raffles Medical Group Ltd and Capitaland Limited, among others.
Mr Kee started his career in 1979 with the Singapore Armed Forces and was with the Ministry of Defence until 1991. Thereafter, he held senior management appointments with several organisations before joining the Capitaland Group in 2003. After holding several senior positions, he retired as the Chief Investment Officer of CapitaLand Limited in July 2009.
Mr Kee holds a Master of Arts from Oxford University.
Mr Lester Edward Gray retired from Schroders, an international asset management group, in 2013 after working for 26 years in several senior roles based in London, New York and Singapore. From 2004, he was CEO and from 2012, Chairman of Schroders Asia Pacific business, which has operations in nine countries across the region.
In addition to his executive roles, Lester was Chairman of the Investment Management association of Singapore from 2006-2013. Lester serves as a non-executive director and adviser to several private investment companies in New Zealand and in Asia.
He holds a New Zealand Certificate of Engineering from the Waikato Institute of Technology and Authority of Advanced Vocational Awards, New Zealand.
Mr. Nels R Friets recently retired from Singapore Exchange Limited, where he was Head of Securities and then an Advisor. He was formerly the Managing Director & Head of Equities (ASEAN) with Citigroup Global Markets, where he had responsibilities for all cash, derivatives, equity capital markets and prime brokerage activities in the ASEAN countries.
Mr. Friets was earlier with CLSA, where his last role was Managing Director, Singapore/Malaysia. Prior to CLSA, he spent 11 years as a management consultant.
Mr. Friets holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from Yale University, USA. He has been a Singapore permanent resident since 1989.
Ms Pang Wai Yin sits on the Board of Directors of NTUC Income. She is the Chairperson of the Audit Committee and a member of the Risk Management Committee.
Ms Pang’s prior experience included six years of external audit work in a public accounting firm, and 17 years spent in various risk management roles in GIC Pte Ltd. She retired from GIC on 1 July 2014 as Managing Director and Director of the Risk & Performance Management Department. She has extensive experience in formulating risk governance framework and risk management policies as well as implementing risk management systems, processes and a sound internal control environment.
Ms Pang is currently an independent director of Avanda Asia Vantage Fund and Avanda Asia Vantage Master Fund.
Ms Pang holds a degree in Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and a Masters in Applied Finance from Macquarie University. She is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.