Mr Chaly Mah Chee Kheong
Mr Chaly Mah had served in Deloitte for over 38 years. Prior to his retirement on 31 May 2016, he was CEO of Deloitte Asia Pacific and Chairman of Deloitte Singapore, and Vice Chairman of Deloitte Global Board of Directors. He has extensive experience serving both multinational and local companies across a wide spectrum of industries, specialising in financial services, telecommunications and technology, real estate, private equity and manufacturing.
Mr Mah is currently Chairman of Netlink NBN Management Pte Ltd, the Singapore Accountancy Commission and National University of Singapore Business School Accounting Advisory Board. He is also board member of Capitaland Limited, Singapore Economic Development Board, Monetary Authority of Singapore and the National University of Singapore Board of Trustee.
Mr Olivier Lim
Mr Olivier Lim is Chairman of PropertyGuru Group Ltd and Certis CISCO Security Pte. Ltd. He is lead independent director of DBS Group Holdings Ltd and DBS Bank Ltd, and is Chairman of the DBS Board Risk Management Committee. He is also a director of Starhub Ltd and Raffles Medical Group, and a member of the board of trustees of the Singapore Management University. He serves on the MAS Securities Industry Council.
Olivier was previously with CapitaLand Limited from 2003 to 2014 and served as its Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Group Chief Investment Officer and Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He was named CFO of the Year in the Business Times Singapore Corporate Awards 2007. Prior to that, he was at Citibank for more than a decade in the corporate and investment banking units and was Head of the Real Estate Unit in his ultimate role.
He previously served as Chairman of Australand Holdings Limited (then ASX listed), Mount Faber Leisure Group, and the Advisory Council for the Singapore CFO Institute. He has also served on the boards of JTC Corporation, Sentosa Development Corporation, CapitaMalls Asia Limited and Banyan Tree Holdings Ltd amongst others.
Olivier is a civil engineer by training, and holds a First Class Honours degree in Civil Engineering from Imperial College, London.
Mr Keith Tan
Mr Keith Tan assumed the appointment of Chief Executive of the Singapore Tourism Board on 29 October 2018.
From 2014 to 2018, he served as the Deputy Secretary (Policy) in the Ministry of Defence, where he strengthened Singapore’s international defence partnerships, led MINDEF’s longer-term strategic planning and guided MINDEF’s strategic communications and public engagement efforts.
From 2013 to 2014, Keith was concurrently the Senior Director of the Public Service Division’s PS21 Office, and Institute Director in the Institute of Governance and Policy at Singapore’s Civil Service College. Keith also served in the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) as Director of the Economics and Strategy Division (2008 - 2010) and the Foreign Economic Policy Division (2010 - 2013).
Ms Audrey Kuah
Ms Audrey Kuah is Head, Group Marketing, Group Consumer Financial Services at OCBC Bank. In her current role, Audrey drives business and growth focused marketing initiatives for OCBC. Prior to OCBC, Audrey was the former Executive Director, Media Practice - Asia Pacific at Dentsu Aegis Network. As Executive Director, Media Practice – Asia Pacific, she was responsible for the evolution of the business model and future capabilities. She was also global head of its first R & D Centre, where she was responsible for the development of proprietary and future forward marketing platforms that combined machine learning, artificial intelligence, cloud technology and the deep marketing expertise of Dentsu Group. Ms Kuah was also its Chief Client Officer, Southeast Asia and former Singapore CEO.
Ms Kuah’s expertise in marketing, digital and advertising has been deployed across industries and geographies, for more than two decades. Ms Kuah is active in the industry and is on the board of Intellectual Property Office of Singapore International. She was also a member of the Future Economy Council Modern Services Sub-Committee.
Ms Kuah was awarded an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2007 and graduated with a B.A. from National University of Singapore in 1992.
Mr Aaron Shahril Yusoff Maniam
Mr Aaron Shahril Yusoff Maniam is currently Deputy Secretary (Industry and Information) at the Ministry of Communications and Information. From September 2014 to September 2017, Mr Maniam was Senior Director (Industry) at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, where he was responsible for coordinating economic policies and regulating the manufacturing, services and tourism sectors, as well as overseeing long-term economic transformation.
Mr Maniam has held various positions in the Civil Service, including postings at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Strategic Policy Office and Centre for Strategic Futures at the Public Service Division.
Mr Lim Eng Hwee
Mr Lim Eng Hwee is the Chief Executive Officer of the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) with effect from 1st September 2017. URA is Singapore’s national planning agency, responsible for the physical planning and urban development of Singapore.
Mr Lim was formerly the Chief Planner and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of URA from 2009 to 2017. He has extensive experience in urban planning, urban design, implementation of land use policies and development initiatives. He also served in the Ministry of National Development and Ministry of Trade and Industry.
He served as a member in the Boards of Land Transport Authority, Singapore Cooperation Enterprise and Singapore Science Centre. He currently sits on the Boards of Singapore Tourism Board, National Environment Agency and the International Federation for Housing and Planning. He is also a Member of the Board Committee for Racecourse Masterplan for Tote Board.
Mr Lim graduated with a Bachelor of Planning from the University of Auckland. He also holds a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard University and attended the Wharton Advanced Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr Rajeev Menon
Having spent over 20 years of his career with Marriott International, Rajeev is currently President for Marriott International Inc, Asia Pacific excluding China (APEC). He is responsible for the overall business performance and development of the company across 21 countries in the Asia Pacific region with over 500 operating hotels & resorts under 23 unique brands. Marriott also has the largest construction pipeline in the region with over 300 hotels under development. Rajeev is a passionate hotelier and has risen through the ranks, with a career in hospitality spanning over three decades.
Before being promoted to the APEC President in October 2019, Rajeev served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for APEC from March 2015 through September 2019. Under his leadership, Marriott has been recognized as one of the top performing International hotel companies in APEC and has received numerous awards, including the best employer award for several years. From August 2007 till February 2015, Rajeev served as Area Vice President for South Asia, as well as Pakistan, Malaysia, and Australia during various periods of his assignment.
Rajeev has been recognized over the years through numerous awards for his contribution to the hotel industry in Asia Pacific. A lifelong learner, Rajeev completed his education in Hotel Management in New Delhi and as of 2018, completed the Advance Management Program (AMP) from Harvard Business School, Boston.
Today, apart from overseeing Marriott’s business in APEC, Rajeev also holds the position of Vice Chair on the Tourism Committee and is a member of the Board of the US/ASEAN Business Council. He is also a member of the Board of the Singapore Hotel Association
Mr Ravi Thakran
Mr. Ravi Thakran is the Founder, Chairman & Managing Partner of Turmeric Capital, and also the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Aspirational Consumer Lifestyle Corp, USA. Mr. Thakran founded L Capital Asia in 2008 and led it as Chairman and Managing Partner from its inception. Mr. Thakran led the development of L Capital Asia which went on to become one of the largest consumer-focused growth investors in Asia. With L Capital Asia, Ravi invested in over 35 companies across Asia Pacific. Five of these companies crossed $1 billion in annual revenues.
Mr. Thakran also served in many senior roles in several business verticals of the LVMH Group, the world’s largest luxury goods company. Over two decades at LVMH, Mr. Thakran eventually assumed the roles of Group President for LVMH South Asia & South East Asia, Australia & New Zealand and Middle East in 2009 and Group Chairman for LVMH South Asia & South East Asia, Australia & New Zealand and Middle East in 2015.
Prior to his time at LVMH, Mr. Thakran held senior management positions at the Swatch Group, Nike and the Tata Group.
Mr. Thakran holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Beyond his corporate responsibilities, Mr. Thakran serves as Business Ambassador for Latin America in South East Asia, and Trustee of the Global Conservation Corps. He is also involved in the Federal Commission on Fashion and Women’s Wellness in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Indian Partition Museum, Amritsar, Indian Heritage Museum, Singapore and Save the Rhino Project, South Africa.
Ms Thien Kwee Eng
Ms Thien Kwee Eng assumed the appointment of CEO of Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) on 1 Jun 2020.
Prior to that, Kwee Eng was the Executive Vice President of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) overseeing EDB’s global customer experience, marketing & public affairs and investment facilitation activities. Kwee Eng has held leadership roles in investment promotion and industry development across various sectors during her time in EDB, including Consumer and Lifestyle businesses, Health and Wellness as well as Infocomm and Media. She has also led corporate-wide initiatives to catalyse new business creation and innovation in large corporations.
From 2000 to 2001, Kwee Eng was the Business Development Director of Asiacontent.com’s business in China. She also served as First Secretary (Trade and Industry) at the Embassy of Singapore in Beijing from 2001 to 2004 and was responsible for promoting Singapore-China trade and industry relations.
Kwee Eng serves on the Board of the Singapore Food Agency, DesignSingapore Council and Women’s Forum Asia. In 2017, she was conferred the Public Administration Medal (Silver). Kwee Eng graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics.
Mrs Wong Ai Ai
Mrs. Wong Ai Ai is recognized as one of Baker McKenzie's most distinguished lawyers, with a career that spans leading a range of landmark transactions for blue-chip clients, to global management and leadership roles at the highest levels of the Firm, including serving as a member of Global Executive Committee and chair of the Asia Pacific region.
As a transactional lawyer, Mrs. Wong has been recognized as a leading individual and eminent practitioner for corporate/M&A matters by publications including Chambers Asia Pacific, Legal 500 Asia Pacific and IFLR1000.
Outside of Baker McKenzie, Mrs Wong is a founding steering committee member of Climate Governance Singapore Limited, a World Economic Forum led initiative to educate non-executive directors on the opportunities and challenges for their companies arising from climate change and its consequences.
She is a strong advocate for, and a former Chairman of, the Yellow Ribbon Fund, the first national charitable fund devoted entirely towards the development and implementation of rehabilitation and reintegration programmes for ex-offenders and their families. Mrs Wong is also a Justice of the Peace.
She graduated from the University of Kent, with a Bachelor of Arts in Law First Class Honours, and holds a Master of Law from Harvard University Law School. She is admitted to practice in Singapore, New York, England, and Wales (Grays Inn).
Mr Arthur Lang
Mr Arthur Lang is the Group Chief Financial Officer of Singtel and his responsibilities include the management of the International Group that oversees the Group’s regional associates and its portfolio of strategic telecom investments. He spearheads Singtel’s ongoing digital bank joint venture with Grab.
Before joining Singtel, Mr Lang was the Group CFO of CapitaLand, where he also ran CapitaLand’s real estate investment management business. Prior to CapitaLand, he was at Morgan Stanley where he was Co-head of the Southeast Asia investment banking division and Chief Operating Officer of the Asia Pacific investment banking division.
Mr Lang was appointed as Chairman of the National Kidney Foundation in Nov 2020. He is also a board member of Bharti Airtel, Intouch Holdings, AIS, the Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund.
Ms Soh Siew Choo
Siew Choo is the Chief Information Officer for Asia at Metlife. She is responsible for the end-to-end technology delivery partnering with the business to build leading digital experiences for customers.
Prior to Metlife, Siew Choo was the Head of Technology for Consumer Banking & Big Data/AI at DBS Bank. She was responsible for driving the digital transformation and AI-driven agenda adopting truly Agile ways of working and cloud native architecture.
Siew Choo has over two decades of experience in senior technology leadership roles in the Corporate & Investment Bank, working for JPMorgan across Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong prior to joining DBS.
She is also an avid advocate of Women in Technology, driving many innovative initiatives in the areas of mentorship, allyship, recruitment and retention amongst others. She was named as an honoree in the Women Leaders in AI award by IBM in 2019 and 2021. She was also recognised as an awardee in the inaugural Singapore 100 Women in Tech in 2020, organised by IMDA/Singapore Computer Society of Singapore. In addition, Siew Choo was conferred with the Distinguished Computing Alumni Service Award, from her alma mater, National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing, for bringing honour to NUS in her chosen endeavours in her career.