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Mr Hiew Yoon Khong
Group Chief Executive Officer

Mr Hiew is a member of the MIPL Board and its Group Chief Executive Officer. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd, Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd, Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd, and Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust Management Ltd.

Mr Hiew joined Mapletree in 2003 as Group Chief Executive Officer. He has since led the Group from a Singapore-centric real estate company worth S$2.3 billion to a global company with total assets under management of more than S$39 billion.

From 2003 to 2011, Mr Hiew was concurrently Senior Managing Director (Special Projects) of Temasek Holdings. His past directorships include serving as a member on the Board of Trustees of the National University of Singapore.

Mr Hiew holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Warwick, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Portsmouth.

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Mr Chua Tiow Chye
Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer

Mr Chua, as Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, focuses on driving the Group’s strategy initiatives including expanding and directing the Mapletree Group’s international real estate investments and developments. He also directly oversees the Group’s non-REIT business in North Asia and Australia, and in the corporate housing / serviced apartment sector. Previously, Mr Chua was the Group Chief Investment Officer and Regional Chief Executive Officer of North Asia & New Markets.

Mr Chua concurrently serves as a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd (MLTM) and Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust Management Ltd. He was also previously the Chief Executive Officer of MLTM. 

Prior to joining Mapletree in 2002, Mr Chua held senior positions with various companies including Vision Century Corporation Ltd, Ascendas Pte Ltd, Singapore Food Industries Pte Ltd and United Overseas Bank Ltd.

 

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Mr Wong Mun Hoong
Group Chief Financial Officer

Mr Wong oversees the Finance, Tax, Treasury, Private Funds Management, Risk Management, and Information Systems & Technology functions of the Mapletree Group.

He is also a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd, Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd, Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd and CapitaLand Township Development Fund.

Prior to joining Mapletree in 2006, Mr Wong had over 14 years of investment banking experience in Asia, of which the last 10 years were with Merrill Lynch & Co.

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Ms Amy Ng Lee Hoon
Regional Chief Executive Officer, Group Retail and Singapore Commercial

Ms Ng, as Regional Chief Executive Officer, Group Retail and Singapore Commercial, oversees Mapletree’s retail business and the Singapore Commercial portfolio. She has direct responsibility over the Group’s non-REIT retail assets and operations in Singapore, China, Malaysia and Vietnam, where she provides executive management and leadership.

Ms Ng joined Mapletree in 2010 as the Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Investments. She was appointed the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd from 2011 to July 2015, and was responsible for the IPO of Mapletree Commercial Trust in April 2011. Prior to joining Mapletree, Ms Ng held various appointments in the CapitaLand group of companies.

 

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Mr Quek Kwang Meng
Regional Chief Executive Officer, India

Mr Quek, as Regional Chief Executive Officer of India, heads Mapletree’s business and investments in India. He has direct responsibility over the Group’s assets in this market. Before his current appointment in June 2016, Mr Quek was also overseeing the Group’s non-REIT activities in the China market.

Prior to joining Mapletree, Mr Quek was the Global Co-head/Managing Director for real estate investments in Citi Private Bank.

 

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Ms Wendy Koh Mui Ai
Regional Chief Executive Officer, South East Asia

Ms Koh heads Mapletree’s business in South East Asia. She has direct responsibility over the Group’s non-REIT assets in this region.

Prior to this, she was overseeing strategy, planning and research for Mapletree as Head, Strategy and Research. In that capacity, she provided investment analysis and evaluation of opportunities in new markets. She was also previously engaged by Mapletree as an advisor to review the Group’s strategy implementation from FY09/10 to FY13/14, and was involved in the formulation of Mapletree’s new five-year strategic plan.

Prior to joining Mapletree, Ms Koh was Co-head, Asia Pacific Property Research, at Citi Investment Research. With almost 20 years of experience as a real estate equities analyst, she was involved in many IPOs and capital raising deals including for Mapletree Logistics Trust, Mapletree Industrial Trust and Mapletree Commercial Trust.

 

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Mr Goh Chye Boon
Regional Chief Executive Officer, China

Mr Goh, as Regional Chief Executive Officer of China, oversees the whole of Mapletree’s China business. He has direct responsibility over the Group’s non-REIT business in China market, driving investments and operations for the region’s business platform. Prior to this appointment, Mr Goh was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Logistics Development, China, where he doubled the Group’s investment portfolio beyond Central and Western China to Northern and Southern China. 

Prior to joining Mapletree, Mr Goh was the Executive Vice President, Resort Operations at Resorts World at Sentosa Pte Ltd. His 24 years of wide-ranging work experience included stints at the Ministry of Finance, Monetary Authority of Singapore and Ministry of Trade & Industry. In addition, he was the former CEO of Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Investment & Development Co. Ltd and also previously headed the China Business Partnership Unit of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte Ltd.

 

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Mr Michael Smith
Regional Chief Executive Officer, Europe and USA

Mr Smith, as Regional Chief Executive Officer of Europe and the US, is responsible for new and existing businesses in Europe and the US (excluding Oakwood Worldwide).

Prior to joining Mapletree, Mr Smith was a partner at Goldman Sachs, heading the South East Asia investment banking business as well as the bank’s Asia Pacific (ex Japan) real estate business. As one of the pioneers of the Asian REIT industry, Mr Smith has been involved in numerous IPOs, including the IPOs of all four Mapletree REITs. He was also involved in various significant Mapletree transactions including the acquisition of Festival Walk in Hong Kong SAR, Gateway Plaza in Beijing, as well as in the collaboration with Oakwood Worldwide in 2014.

Mr Smith has over 25 years of experience and prior to Goldman Sachs, he was the head of Asia (ex Japan) Real Estate Investment Banking of UBS from 2000 to 2006.

 

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Ms Ng Kiat
Chief Executive Officer, Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd

Ms Ng is the Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd. Prior to this appointment in July 2012, Ms Ng was Mapletree’s Chief Investment Officer, South East Asia, where she was responsible for managing the acquisitions, development and operations of Mapletree’s investment portfolio in the region. She was also previously Mapletree’s Chief Executive Officer, Vietnam.

Prior to joining Mapletree in 2007, Ms Ng was with Temasek Holdings for five years, managing private equity fund investments. Preceding that, Ms Ng was Vice President at the CapitaLand group of companies, where she was responsible for real estate investments and cross-border mergers and acquisitions activities in South East Asia and Europe.

 

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Mr Tham Kuo Wei
Chief Executive Officer, Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd

Mr Tham is the Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd. He was previously the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Mapletree’s Industrial business unit. In that capacity, he was responsible for structuring, establishing and managing real estate investment platforms in Singapore and the region.

Mr Tham joined Mapletree in 2002 and has since held various positions with the Group. Prior to joining Mapletree, he was in various engineering and logistics management roles with PSA Corporation.

 

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Ms Sharon Lim Hwee Li
Chief Executive Officer, Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd

Ms Lim is the Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd (MCTM). She joined Mapletree in January 2015 as the Chief Operating Officer of MCTM.

Prior to joining Mapletree, Ms Lim was CapitaMalls Asia’s Country Head for Malaysia since 2008 and was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of CapitaMalls Malaysia Trust, listed on Bursa Malaysia in 2010.

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Ms Cindy Chow Pei Pei
Chief Executive Officer, Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust Management Ltd

Ms Chow is the Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust Management Ltd. She was previously the Chief Executive Officer, India, where she was instrumental in establishing Mapletree’s investments in the country.

Ms Chow joined Mapletree in 2002 as a Business Development Manager. She later became the Senior Vice President and Head of Investment for Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd. In that capacity, she was responsible for sourcing, identifying and evaluating potential acquisitions in the region, as well as recommending and analysing potential asset enhancement initiatives, with a view to enhance Mapletree Logistics Trust’s portfolio.

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Mr Wan Kwong Weng
Head, Group Corporate Services and Group General Counsel

Mr Wan is the Joint Company Secretary of MIPL. He is concurrently Head, Group Corporate Services and Group General Counsel of MIPL, where he is responsible for all of administration, corporate communications, human resource as well as take charge of legal, compliance and corporate secretarial matters.

Prior to joining MIPL in 2009, Mr Wan was Group General Counsel – Asia at Infineon Technologies for seven years, where he was a key member of its Asia Pacific management team. He started his career as a litigation lawyer with one of the oldest law firms in Singapore, Wee Swee Teow & Co., and was subsequently with the Corporate & Commercial/Private Equity practice group of Baker & McKenzie in Singapore and Sydney.

Mr Wan has an LL.B. (Honours) (Newcastle upon Tyne), where he was conferred the Wise Speke Prize, as well as an LL.M. (Merit) (London). He also attended the London Business School Senior Executive Programme. He is called to the Singapore Bar, where he was conferred the Justice FA Chua Memorial Prize, and is also on the Rolls of Solicitors (England & Wales). He was conferred the Public Service Medal (P.B.M.) in 2012 for his contributions to community service.

 

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Mr Tan Wee Seng
Head, Group Development Management

Mr Tan heads up Group Development Management where he oversees the execution of all development projects, including asset enhancement initiatives undertaken within the Mapletree Group across all business units and countries.   

Prior to joining Mapletree in 2012, he spent 18 years with Lendlease Group in various senior positions. Mr Tan has over 25 years of design, project/construction management experience in the industrial, logistics, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, institutional, retail and commercial sectors across different geographies.

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