Board of Directors


Executive Chairman & CEO

Mr. Teh was appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Company on 27 June 2018 and appointed as Executive Chairman and CEO on 24 July 2018.

Mr. Teh, a sophisticated investor, specialises in merger & acquisition, corporate restructuring and corporate finance. Mr. Teh is also the Chairman of the Board of China Vanadium Titano-Magnetite Mining Company Ltd (listed on the Mainboard of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (“HKEx”)) and Advisor to the Board of Koda Ltd, (listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange (“SGX”). He also served as a non-executive director for other public companies listed on HKEx, SGX and Australian Securities Exchange.

Mr. Teh was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Sapphire Corporation Limited (listed on the Mainboard of the SGX) (“Sapphire”) from October 2013 to December 2017. Under Mr. Teh’s leadership, Sapphire has undergone a major corporate restructuring exercise and divested its legacy loss-making businesses. He has then successfully transformed Sapphire by acquiring one of the largest privately-owned urban rail transit engineering groups in China. Mr. Teh has also led Sapphire to be the first company listed outside Hong Kong to receive The Listed Enterprise Excellence Awards 2016 from the Hong Kong-based Capital Weekly.

Mr. Teh was nominated for the 2015 and 2016 Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (Singapore) under the Industrial and Commercial Products Industry; and the 2017 and 2018 Outstanding Leaders in Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards under the Leadership Category. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (United Kingdom), a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountant, an International Affiliate of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Chartered Accountant of Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Full Member of Singapore Institute of Directors and a member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute.


Lead Independent Director

Mr Fong Heng Boo was appointed to the Board on 20 July 2018. He is currently the Lead Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.

He is currently also an appointed independent director for other companies in Singapore such as Capitaland Retail China Trust Management Limited, Surbana Jurong Private Limited, Certis CISCO Security Pte Ltd, Singaore Heath Services Pte Ltd, TA Corporation Limited and Colex Holdings Limited.

Mr. Fong began his career in 1975 as an Auditor in the Singapore Auditor-General’s Office and eventually becoming Assistant Auditor General before leaving in 1993. In 1998, he was Deputy General Manager (Corporate Service) of the Singapore Turf Club and was later re-designated as Senior Vice President (Corporate Service). In 2004, he was seconded to Singapore Totalisator Board as Director (Special Duties), where he led the Board’s Finance & Investment functions until retiring in December 2014. Mr Fong possesses in-depth expertise in audit, finance and corporate management. Mr Fong holds a Bachelor of Accountancy with Honours from the University of Singapore (now known as National University of Singapore).


Independent Director

Mr Chan Yu Meng was appointed as an Independent Director on 20 July 2018. He is currently the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Mr Chan Yu Meng graduated from the University of Durham and is called to the Singapore Bar. He is a partner in the corporate department of Lee & Lee, a law firm in Singapore. He has 20 years of experience and currently practises in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, corporate finance, corporate restructuring, securities law, stock exchange practice and corporate secretarial matters. He also has prior experience as a litigation counsel representing clients in both civil and criminal matters. He has previously served as an independent director on SGX-listed companies and is currently an ordinary member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.


Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director

Mr Simon Eng joined the Advance SCT Group on 12 March 2009 as its Chief Executive Officer. After the AGM in August 2009, Mr Eng took on the additional responsibility as the Chairman of the Board. In this capacity, he was responsible for the overall direction and strategic development of the Group. He was redesignated to Non-Executive Director on 24 July 2018.

Mr Eng served 18 years as a senior officer in an elite service of the Singapore Government until 2004, when he retired to join Singapore-listed United Engineers Ltd. He then served as UE’s China CEO and lived in Beijing and Shanghai until 2007. Mr Eng left UE in 2008 to set up a wastes and wastewater treatment company that invested in several treatment facilities in China. He has since sold the company. In addition to his private sector experience, his many years in the public sector as well as his stint as Singapore’s representative to the United Nations in 1996 has also given him extensive experience in government and diplomatic matters and exposure to international affairs.

Mr Eng graduated from the University of Hamburg, Germany, as a Naval Architect under a Singapore Public Service Commission scholarship in 1985. Post-graduation, he attended an advance management programme at the Harvard Business School.