Mr Ho Tian Yee is the Chairman of the Board of Fullerton Fund Management Company Ltd.
Tian Yee has broad experience in managing and investing in global financial markets. He is the principal shareholder of Pacific Asset Management (S) and an investment advisor to Blue Edge Advisors Pte Ltd.
Tian Yee started his career at Bankers Trust Company, Singapore. His last position was General Manager and Regional Head of its South East Asian operations. He was responsible for the Singapore branch operation and the strategic direction of the Bankers Trust global trading business in Asia.
Currently, Tian Yee serves as a non-executive director at Singapore Power Ltd, SP Australia Networks, DBS Group Holdings Ltd and Mount Alvernia Hospital. He holds a BA from Portsmouth University, and MBA from University of Chicago.
Mr Ken Borda held a number of senior positions with Deutsche Bank over an eighteen year career including CEO Asia Pacific, CEO Middle East & North Africa & Chairman of Asia, CEO Australia & New Zealand & Head of Investment Banking Australia & North Asia.
Past & current directorships include public companies & subsidiaries listed or operating in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Bahrain & Kuwait across diverse sectors such as energy, construction, infrastructure, asset management, insurance & banking, payroll & HR outsourcing.
Mr Borda holds BA/ LLB degrees from University of New South Wales & is a permanent resident of Singapore, resident of Hong Kong & Australian citizen.
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.
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 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.