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Group Senior Management
Mr Hiew Yoon Khong
Executive Director and Group Chief Executive Officer

Mr Hiew is a member of the Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd (MIPL) Board and its Group Chief Executive Officer. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd and was formerly a Non-Executive Director at Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd, Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd, and Mapletree North Asia 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 S$78.7 billion.

His past directorships include serving as a member on the Board of Trustees of the National University of Singapore and Board member of Sentosa Development Corporation.

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 strategic initiatives including expanding and directing the Mapletree Group’s international real estate investments and developments, as well as oversees the Group’s multi-family and serviced apartment businesses.

Previously, Mr Chua was Head of the Group’s Global Lodging sector and Private Capital Management function. Before this, he 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 Industrial Trust Management Ltd and Mapletree Pan Asia Commercial Trust Management Ltd. He was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of  Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd. 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.

Mr Chua holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde and graduated with a Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning (First Class Honours) from the University of Queensland in 1982.

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Ms Wendy Koh Mui Ai
Group Chief Financial Officer

Ms Koh, as the Group Chief Financial Officer, oversees the Finance, Information Systems & Technology, Tax, and Treasury functions of the Mapletree Group. 

She is also a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd, Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd, Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd and Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust Management Ltd. She also serves as the Chairman of the Singapore Management University (SMU) Advisory Board for the Real Estate Programme.

Prior to this, she was the Regional Chief Executive Officer, South East Asia (August 2014 to July 2019), heading the Group’s business in Southeast Asia and Head, Strategy and Research (2014). She was 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 second Five-Year Plan.

Before joining Mapletree, Ms Koh was Co-head, Asia Pacific Property Research, at Citi Investment Research. 

Ms Koh holds a Bachelor of Business (Honours) degree specialising in Financial Analysis from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst from the CFA Institute.

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Mr Wan Kwong Weng
Group Chief Corporate Officer

Mr Wan is responsible for all of legal, compliance, corporate secretarial, human resource as well as corporate communications and administration matters across all business units and countries. He is also the Joint Company Secretary of MIPL and the four Mapletree REIT Managers.

Prior to joining Mapletree as General Counsel 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. Mr Wan is called to the Singapore Bar, where he was awarded the Justice FA Chua Memorial Prize, and is also on the Rolls of Solicitors (England & Wales). He was conferred the Public Service Medal (PBM) in 2012 and Public Service Star (BBM) in 2017.

Mr Wan is also appointed as a Member of the Valuation Review Board since 2019. In addition, he is a Member/Secretary of the SMU Advisory Board for the Real Estate Programme.

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Mr Dennis Woon
Group Chief Development Officer

Mr Woon leads Mapletree’s Group Development Management strategy and initiatives globally. Mr Woon is a registered Certified Architect with the Singapore Board of Architects with over 20 years’ experience in property development across a wide range of asset classes in Singapore, China, Malaysia and numerous Asian cities. 
 
Prior to joining Mapletree, he was Head of Development & Project Management at Lendlease in Malaysia and was responsible for all aspects of property development such as project and design management, construction management, as well as business development and project conversion. He was also the Head of Project Management with The Ascott Limited in Capitaland Singapore, the founding partner of AG Ingo Design Studio Shanghai, and project architect with LOOK Architects Singapore. 
 
Mr Woon holds a Master in Architecture from the Mackintosh School of Architecture, University of Glasgow and Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) from the National University of Singapore.

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Mr Wong Mun Hoong
Regional Chief Executive Officer, Australia & North Asia

Mr Wong, as Regional Chief Executive Officer of Australia & North Asia, is overall responsible for and drives the Group’s non-REIT businesses in Australia and North Asia, which includes Hong Kong SAR, Japan, and South Korea.

He is also a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd.

From 2006 to July 2019, Mr Wong was the Group Chief Financial Officer of Mapletree, overseeing the Finance, Tax, Treasury and Private Funds Management functions of the Group. 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 having worked at its Singapore, Hong Kong SAR and Tokyo offices.

Mr Wong graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore in 1990, and holds the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst from the CFA Institute of the United States. He attended the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD Business School.

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Ms Amy Ng Lee Hoon
Regional Chief Executive Officer, South East Asia & Group Retail

Ms Ng, as Regional Chief Executive Officer, South East Asia & Group Retail, oversees the Group’s portfolio* in Singapore and the rest of Southeast Asia region. She also has direct responsibility over the Group’s retail assets and operations in Singapore, China, Malaysia and Vietnam, where she provides executive management and leadership. She is also a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd.

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

* excludes assets held by REITs.

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Mr Michael Smith
Regional Chief Executive Officer, Europe and USA

Mr Smith, as Regional Chief Executive Officer of Europe and USA, is responsible for new and existing businesses in Europe and the United States (excluding Group Lodging). He is also a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd and a member of the Singapore Exchange Disciplinary Committee.

Prior to joining Mapletree, Mr Smith was a partner at Goldman Sachs, heading the Southeast 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 of REITs, including the four Mapletree REITs - namely Mapletree Logistics Trust, Mapletree Industrial Trust, Mapletree Commercial Trust and Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust - on the Singapore Exchange Limited. He was also involved in various significant transactions undertaken by the Group including the acquisition of Festival Walk in Hong Kong SAR, Gateway Plaza in Beijing, as well as in the collaboration with Oakwood in 2014.

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

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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.

* excludes assets held by REITs.

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Mr Goh Chye Boon
Regional Chief Executive Officer, China

Mr Goh, as the 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. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd.

Prior to this appointment, Mr Goh was the Chief Executive Officer, Logistics Development, China.

His 28 years of wide-ranging work experience included stints at the Ministry of Finance, Monetary Authority of Singapore and Ministry of Trade and Industry. In addition, he was the former Chief Executive Officer of Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Investment & Development Co Ltd and also previously headed the China Business Partnership Unit of GIC China.

Mr Goh graduated from the London School of Economics with First Class Honours in Econometrics. He holds a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University.

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Mr Lee Ark Boon
Chief Executive Officer, Logistics Development, China

Mr Lee, as Chief Executive Officer, Logistics Development, China, is responsible for logistics investments and operations in China.  

Prior to joining Mapletree, Mr Lee was the Chief Executive Officer of International Enterprise Singapore. Preceding that, he was the Deputy Secretary (Trade) at the Ministry of Trade and Industry. His other working experience include Ministry of Manpower, National Security Coordination Secretariat (Prime Minister’s Office), Ministry of Transport, Public Service Division (Prime Minister’s Office) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Mr Lee was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) for his contributions to the public service. He holds a Master of Arts in International Economics from Yale University and a Bachelor of Arts (Highest Honors) in Economics from University of California, Berkeley.

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Ms Foo Pei Teng
Chief Executive Officer, Student Housing

Ms Foo is responsible for managing and growing the Student Housing business for the Group globally. Prior to this appointment, Ms Foo was Head, Commercial, Europe and USA (EUSA) where she was responsible for the investment, business development and portfolio management of the commercial and data center verticals within Mapletree’s EUSA business unit. 
 
Before joining Mapletree in 2010, she was Co-Head, Business Development & Investment and Head, Business & Science Park Portfolio at Ascendas Funds Management, manager of A-REIT. Ms Foo holds a Bachelor of Business (Honours) from the Nanyang Technological University and Master of Science (Real Estate) from the National University of Singapore.

 

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Mr Ong Khian Heng
Chief Executive Officer, Logistics Development, India and Indonesia

Mr Ong, as Chief Executive Officer, Logistics Development, India and Indonesia, leads and explores logistics development opportunities in these two countries. He was previously based in Shanghai in 2015 as General Manager, Investment, Logistics, China and subsequently appointed as Head, Logistics Development, China, where he stabilised and grew the logistics development business in China.

Mr Ong joined Mapletree in 2008 as Senior Manager, Regional Investment, responsible for business development in India and identifying suitable investments and development opportunities in India and China. He later served as Director, Investment for Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd (MLTM), responsible for sourcing and evaluating suitable assets and opportunities to grow the Mapletree Logistics Trust portfolio.

Prior to this, he held other positions in MLTM, including General Manager of South Korea, as well as General Manager of Vietnam.

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Ms Michelle Ling
Chief Executive Officer, Private Capital Management

Ms Ling, as Chief Executive Officer, Private Capital Management, is responsible for managing and growing the private fund business of the Mapletree Group as well as the development of new business initiatives. She manages the Group’s stakeholder relationships with investors as well as capital partners, enabling Mapletree to scale its capital management platform globally.

Ms Ling has over 15 years of real estate investment banking experience across Asia. Prior to joining Mapletree, she was with Goldman Sachs as Managing Director, Southeast Asia Investment Banking. She was responsible for capital raising and client advisory, as well as real estate transactions across Asia, including the IPO of the four Mapletree REITs – Mapletree Logistics Trust, Mapletree Industrial Trust, Mapletree Commercial Trust and Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust – on the Singapore Exchange Limited. She was also involved in significant transactions undertaken by the Group including the acquisition of Festival Walk in Hong Kong SAR, Gateway Plaza in Beijing, as well as the collaboration with and eventual acquisition of Oakwood Worldwide.

Ms Ling began her career with the UBS Real Estate Investment Banking team in Hong Kong SAR. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Real Estate from NUS.

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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 (Private) Limited 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 Southeast 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 Karen Chan
Head, Operations System & Control

Ms Chan, as Head of Operations System & Control, oversees the internal control functions of operational processes and controls, risk management and data management and analytics.  

Ms Chan brings with her more than 20 years of international experience in business risk and controls as well as compliance and risk management. Prior to joining Mapletree in 2021, she was the Asia Pacific Regional Chief Risk Officer for DWS Investments, Singapore (formally known as Deutsche Asset Management). She spent six years in Goldman Sachs London and Singapore as an Executive Director in Asset Management Compliance, covering alternative investments and offshore funds. She also served as the Private Wealth Management Supervisory Officer for Europe. In addition, Ms Chan’s international perspective has spanned the breadth of Europe and the Middle East to the Asia Pacific region through her roles with various global banks including EFG Private Bank and HSBC. 

Ms Chan graduated with a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, and holds a Masters in Business Administration from Henley Business School in the United Kingdom. 

 

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