Mr Edmund Cheng is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd (MIPL). He is also the Chairman of its Executive Resource and Compensation Committee, and Investment Committee.
Mr Cheng is concurrently the Deputy Chairman of Wing Tai Holdings Limited (listed on the Singapore Exchange) and Executive Director of Wing Tai Malaysia Berhad (a company listed on Bursa Malaysia).
Apart from his wealth of experience as a property developer, Mr Cheng is actively involved in the public and private sectors. From 2005 to 2013, he was Chairman of the National Arts Council and was involved in national efforts to promote and develop an arts landscape. Mr Cheng previously served as Chairman of The Esplanade Co. Ltd (2003 – 2005), as well as Founding Chairman of The Old Parliament House Limited (2002 – 2006) and Design Singapore Council (2003 – 2008). He was a member on the Board of Trustees of Nanyang Technological University (2007 – 2012). He also served on the Board of Singapore Airlines Limited (1996 – 2004) and was Chairman of SATS Ltd (2003 – 2016), as well as a past President of the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (REDAS) and remains a member of its Presidential Council.
Mr Cheng was awarded The Meritorious Service Medal in 2015, The Public Service Star (BAR) in 2010 and The Public Service Star (BBM) in 1999 by the Singapore Government for his significant contributions. He also received the Outstanding Contribution to Tourism Award from the Singapore Government in 2002. In 2009, he was conferred “Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” by the Government of the Republic of France.