Independent Director

Mr Ong was appointed Independent Director in January 2016. He currently chairs the Corporate Disclosure Committee and sits on the Audit and Risk Management Committee, member of the Remuneration Committee and the Investment Committee.

Mr Ong has over 25 years of experience in banking and finance. He was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Rowsley in 2008-2010 and the Finance Director of UPP Holdings Limited in 2010-2012. He is currently an Independent Director of UPP Holdings Limited, having relinquished his executive role in April 2012. He is also an Independent Director of Secura Group Limited. He was previously the Managing Director at Bank of America’s Singapore and Shanghai branches and a management committee member of Bangkok Bank Singapore, with responsibilities for business groups and risk management functions in liquidity, balance sheet, and market risks of the banks.

Mr Ong holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.