Boon Swan Foo
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Mr Boon is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Managers.
Mr Boon is a Senior Advisor to Temasek International Advisors Pte Ltd. He also serves on the boards of several overseas companies which are significant and major players in their respective markets, namely Intouch Holdings Plc, a telecommunications and satellite holding company listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand; Dongfeng Motor Corporation (China), an automobile manufacturer; China National Offshore Oil Corporation, a national oil company; and China Huadian Corporation, a power generation company. Mr Boon is also the Chairman and Non-executive Director of Global Investments Limited (“GIL”), a mutual fund listed on the SGX-ST.
Mr Boon served as Managing Director of Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) from 2002 to 2006 and was CEO & Deputy Chairman of ST Engineering Ltd from 1997 to 2001. For his stewardship of ST Engineering Ltd, Mr Boon was awarded one of Singapore’s most prestigious business awards, the Singapore Business Award for Outstanding CEO in 2000.
Mr Boon Swan Foo was also Chairman and independent non-executive Director of Perennial China Retail Trust Management Pte. Ltd (“PCRTMPL”) from November 2010 to March 2013. PCRTMPL was the Trustee-Manager of Perennial China Retail Trust, which was listed on the Mainboard of Singapore Exchange from June 2011 to February 2015.
Mr Boon is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (UK)-ACCA. He holds an MBA from the National University of Singapore and has completed Harvard’s Advanced Management Program. Presently, he holds an Adjunct Professorship at Nanyang Technological University.
Richard R. Magnus
Mr Magnus is a non-executive Director of the Managers. He was previously Senior District Judge (now termed Chief District Judge) of the State Courts of Singapore. Mr Magnus had a distinguished public service career with the Singapore Legal Service. In recognition of his sterling contributions to the nation, he was conferred the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 1983, the Public Administration Medal (Gold) in 1994, the Public Administration Medal (Gold) (Bar) in 2003 and the Meritorious Service Medal in 2009.
Mr Magnus is currently the Chairman of the Remote Gambling Advisory Panel, The Public Transport Council, the Bioethics Advisory Committee, the Political Films Consultative Committee, the Public Guardian Board and Temasek Cares CLG Limited. Mr Magnus also serves on the boards of CapitaMalls Trust Management Ltd, Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd and Honour (Singapore) Ltd. He is a member of the Public Service Commission and UNESCO’S International Bioethics Committee and also serves as a Panel Member of the Ministry of Home Affairs’ Independent Panel Review Committee.
Mr Magnus graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Masters of Laws from the National University of Singapore. He is also an alumnus of the Harvard Business School and JF Kennedy School of Government. He is an Editor of five legal practitioners’ books on law: Assessment of Damages – Personal Injuries and Fatal Accidents 1st & 2nd Edition, Family Court Practice, Evidence in Criminal Trials and Sentencing Practice in the Subordinate Courts 2nd Edition.
Martha Tan Hui Keng
Ms Tan is a non-executive Director of the Managers. She was previously an audit partner of KPMG from 1989-2005 and has more than 25 years of experience in the public accounting field, which includes auditing, taxation, public listings, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, internal control reviews and general business advisory services.
She is currently a Non-executive Director of Singapura Finance Ltd and a Non-executive Director of HL Global Enterprise Ltd. She was a Director of STAM from 2010 to 2011 and a Director of Vertex Management (II) Pte Ltd from 2007 to 2009.
Ms Tan holds a Degree (Honours) in Accountancy from the University of Singapore and is a Fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Mr Jason See Yong Kiat
Mr See is a non-executive Director of the Managers. He is currently Managing Director (Fund Management) and a member of the Investment Committee of STAM. Mr See heads a team of fund managers and research analysts responsible for identifying, evaluating and overseeing investments in public and private equities, convertible bonds and credits in Asia and other emerging markets. He has extensive investment management experience in a broad range of asset classes and financial instruments, including investment grade and high yield credits, structured finance and asset backed securities.
From November 2010 to May 2013, Mr See held the position of Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of ST Asset Management Ltd. (“STAM”) and was responsible for the middle and back office operations, supervising and monitoring the day-to-day operations and ensuring that activities comply with the organisational requirements of the firm. Prior to his appointment as COO, he held the position of Chief Investment Officer, overseeing the investment portfolios managed by STAM and supervising a team of fund managers and research analysts.
Prior to joining STAM in 2002, Mr See spent 13 years in asset management with Overseas Union Bank Limited (“OUB”) group. He began his career with Kankaku Merchant Bank where he was responsible for equity sales of Japanese securities to local and regional clients.
Mr See is currently Manager Nominated Director of GIL.
Mr See holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (2nd Class Upper Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore.
Mr Frederick Lai Yao Long
Mr Lai is a non-executive Director of the Managers. He is Vice President, Fund Administration of STAM where is responsible for middle office operations which include unit trust administration, clients’ portfolio administration and lising with banks, trustees as well as the registrars. From March 1967 to December 2001, Mr Lai was with the OUB group where he gained extensive experience in bills & remittances, retail branch operations and custodial services operations. He also spent seven years in OUB’s London office and three years in OUB’s New York office. His last held appointment was that of Chief Representative in OUB’s Ho Chi Minh Rep Office, Vietnam from May 2000 to December 2001.
Mr Lai received a Bachelor of Science (Second Class Honours First Division) in Business & Management Studies from University of Bradford, London and is an Associate with the Institute of Bankers, London.