Board of Directors

The Board consists of seven directors of whom six are non-executive directors. The Chairman is Mr Soo Kok Leng and the Deputy Chairman is Mr Lim Ming Yan. The sole executive director is Ms Lynette Leong, who is the CEO. The Board meets regularly, at least once every quarter, to discuss and review the Manager's key activities, its business strategies and policies for CCT, the business and the financial performance of both CCT and the Manager and the annual budget. In addition, the Board also deliberates on the strategic policies of CCT, including significant acquisitions and disposals, as well approve the release of quarterly and full-year results.

Soo Kok Leng
Mr Soo Kok Leng
Chairman and Non-Executive Independent Director

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Honours), University of Singapore
Master of Business Administration, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

Date of first appointment as a director: 1 January 2013
Date of appointment as chairman: 22 September 2014
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2016): 4 years

Board committee served on

  • Corporate Disclosure Committee (Chairman)

Present principal commitments

  • Freelance management consulting
  • SCC Travel Services Pte. Ltd. (Chairman)
  • Singapore Cruise Centre Pte Ltd (Chairman and Chairman of remuneration and nomination committee)
  • Singapore Storage & Warehouse Pte Ltd (Chairman)
  • Temasek Management Services Pte Ltd (Deputy Chairman)

Background and working experience

  • Corporate Advisor of Temasek International Advisors Pte. Ltd. (Since 2012)
  • Adjunct Professor of National University of Singapore, Engineering School (Since 2007)
  • Non-Resident Ambassador to Austria, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Since 2006)
  • Freelance management consultancy (Since 2002)
  • Corporate Advisor of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (From 2002 to 2015)
  • Corporate Advisor of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited (From 2003 to 2012)
  • CEO (Acting) of Singapore Cable Car Pte Ltd (From 2003 to 2004)
  • Vice President/General Manager of 3Com Technologies (From 1997 to 2002)
  • Group General Manager/Executive Director of Falmac Ltd (From 1996 to 1997)
  • Engineer to Management of Hewlett Packard Pte Ltd (From 1977 to 1996)

Award

  • Public Service Medal (PBM, Pingat Bakti Masyarakat)
Lim Ming Yan
Mr Lim Ming Yan
Deputy Chairman and Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and Economics (First Class Honours), University of Birmingham, UK

Date of first appointment as a director: 1 January 2013
Date of appointment as deputy chairman: 1 January 2013
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2016): 4 years

Board committees served on

  • Executive Committee (Chairman)
  • Corporate Disclosure Committee (Member)

Present directorships in other listed companies

  • Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited (manager of Ascott Residence Trust) (Deputy Chairman)
  • CapitaLand Limited
  • CapitaLand Mall Trust Management Limited (manager of CapitaLand Mall Trust) (Deputy Chairman)
  • CapitaLand Retail China Trust Management Limited (manager of CapitaLand Retail China Trust) (Deputy Chairman)

Present principal commitments (other than directorships in other listed companies)

  • Business China (Director)
  • CapitaLand China Holdings Pte Ltd (Chairman)
  • CapitaLand Hope Foundation (Director)
  • CapitaLand Limited (President & Group CEO)
  • CapitaLand Mall Asia Limited1 (Chairman)
  • CapitaLand Regional Investments Limited (Chairman)
  • CapitaLand Singapore Limited (Chairman)
  • CTM Property Trust, Steering Committee (Chairman)
  • LFIE Holding Limited (Co-Chairman)
  • Shanghai YiDian Holding (Group) Company (Director)
  • Singapore Tourism Board (Member of the Board)
  • The Ascott Limited (Chairman)
  • Workforce Singapore Agency (Chairman)

Past directorship in other listed company held over the preceding three years

  • Central China Real Estate Limited

Background and working experience

  • Chief Operating Officer of CapitaLand Limited (From May 2011 to December 2012)
  • CEO of The Ascott Limited (From July 2009 to February 2012)
  • CEO of CapitaLand China Holdings Pte Ltd (From July 2000 to June 2009)

Awards

  • Outstanding Chief Executive (Overseas) at the Singapore Business Awards 2006
  • Magnolia Award by the Shanghai Municipal Government in 2003 and 2005

1 Delisted on 22 July 2014

Lynette Leong Chin Yee
Ms Lynette Leong Chin Yee
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Non-Independent Director

Bachelor of Science in Estate Management, National University of Singapore
Master of Science in Real Estate, National University of Singapore

Date of first appointment as a director: 1 October 2007
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2016): 9 years 3 months

Board committee served on

  • Executive Committee (Member)

Present principal commitments

  • National Environment Agency (Board Member)
  • Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (Board Member)

Background and working experience

  • CEO of Ascendas South Korea office (From September 2003 to September 2007)
  • National Director of LaSalle Investment Management, Asia (From March 2000 to September 2003)
  • Vice President of LaSalle Investment Management, Chicago, USA (From January 1999 to March 2000)
  • Vice President of LaSalle Investment Management, New York, USA (From January 1997 to December 1998)
  • Associate Director of LaSalle Investment Management, London, UK (From January 1996 to December 1996)
  • Director of Jones Lang Wootton (From 1993 to 1995)
  • Senior Officer of United Malayan Banking Corporation Berhad (From 1991 to 1993)
  • Senior Officer of Standard Chartered Bank (From 1986 to 1991)

Award

  • Best CEOs for Property Sector (Third place) by Institutional Investor magazine in All-Asia Executive Team Ranking in 2011
Mohammed Bin Haji Che Hussein
Dato' Mohammed Hussein
Non-Executive Independent Director

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), University of Newcastle, Australia
Fellow of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers

Date of first appointment as a director: 1 January 2009
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2016): 8 years

Board committee served on

  • Audit Committee (Chairman)

Present directorships in other listed companies

  • Gamuda Berhad (Chairman)
  • Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad

Present principal commitments (other than directorships in other listed companies)

  • Bank of America Malaysia Berhad (Director)
  • Danajamin Nasional Berhad (Chairman)

Past directorship in other listed company held over the preceding three years

  • Quill Capita Management Sdn. Bhd. (manager of Quill Capita Trust) (Chairman)

Background and working experience

  • Senior Advisor of RSM Strategic Business Advisors Sdn Bhd, Malaysia (From July 2008 to 2009)
  • Advisor of Malayan Banking Berhad, Malaysia (From April 2008 to September 2008)
  • Deputy President & Chief Financial Officer of Malayan Banking Berhad, Malaysia (From 2005 to January 2008)
  • Executive Director, Business of Malayan Banking Berhad, Malaysia (From 2000 to 2005)
  • Managing Director of Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad, Malaysia (From 1996 to 2000)
Lam Yi Young
Mr Lam Yi Young
Non-Executive Independent Director

Master of Arts in Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK
Master in Public Administration, Harvard University, USA

Date of first appointment as a director: 15 June 2012
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2016): 4 years 6 months

Board committee served on

  • Audit Committee (Member)

Present principal commitments

  • Ministry of Trade and Industry (Deputy Secretary (Industry Transformation))

Background and working experience

  • Ministry of Education (Deputy Secretary (Policy)) (From January 2014 to December 2016)
  • Chief Executive of Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (From May 2009 to December 2013)
  • Director of Manpower, Ministry of Defence (From June 2005 to April 2009)
  • Deputy Director of Personnel, Ministry of Education (From September 2001 to July 2004)

Award

  • The Public Administration Medal (Silver) (PPA(P), Pingat Pentadbiran Awam (Perak))
Goh Kian Hwee
Mr Goh Kian Hwee
Non-Executive Independent Director

Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Singapore

Date of first appointment as a director: 1 January 2013
Length of service as a director (as at 31 December 2016): 4 years

Board committee served on

  • Audit Committee (Member)

Present directorships in other listed companies

  • Hong Leong Asia Ltd.2
  • QAF Limited

Present principal commitment (other than directorships in other listed companies)

  • QAF Limited (Joint Group Managing Director)

Past directorship in other listed company held over the preceding three years

  • Hwa Hong Corporation Limited

Background and working experience
He had been a practising lawyer from 1980 to 2016, principally in corporate and capital markets laws.

2Mr Goh Kian Hwee will be retiring as a director of Hong Leong Asia Ltd. at its annual general meeting in April 2017.

Tay Boon Hwee
Mr Tay Boon Hwee, Ronald
Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Bachelor of Business (Honours), Nanyang Technological University

Date of first appointment as a director: 1 May 2017

Board committees served on

  • Corporate Disclosure Committee (Member)
  • Executive Committee (Member)

Present principal commitment

  • CapitaLand Singapore Limited (CEO)

Past directorship in other listed company held over the preceding three years

  • Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited (manager of Ascott Residence Trust)

Background and working experience

  • Chief Executive Officer of Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited (manager of Ascott Residence Trust) (From February 2012 to April 2017)
  • Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of India and GCC sector of The Ascott Limited (From January 2007 to February 2012)
  • Head of Business Development and Asset Management of Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited (manager of Ascott Residence Trust) (From January 2007 to February 2012)
  • Head and Senior Vice President, Investment of CapitaLand Residential Limited (From January 2005 to December 2006)
Lim Cho Pin
Mr Lim Cho Pin Andrew Geoffrey
Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Bachelor of Commerce (Economics), University of Toronto
Chartered Financial Analyst, Association for Investment Management and Research
Master in Business Administration, Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto

Date of first appointment as a director: 1 May 2017

Board committees served on

  • Audit Committee (Member)
  • Executive Committee (Member)

Present directorship in other listed company

  • CapitaLand Mall Trust Management Limited (manager of CapitaLand Mall Trust)

Present principal commitment (other than directorship in other listed company)

  • CapitaLand Limited (Group Chief Financial Officer)

Background and working experience

  • Group Chief Financial Officer (Designate) of CapitaLand Limited (From 25 November 2016 to 31 December 2016)
  • Managing Director and Head of SEA Advisory Coverage to Real Estate of HSBC Global Banking (From January to December 2016)
  • Managing Director and Head of SEA Real Estate of HSBC Global Banking (From January to December 2015)
  • Managing Director, SEA Investment Banking of HSBC Global Banking (From April 2013 to December 2014)
  • Director, SEA Investment Banking of HSBC Global Banking (From April 2010 to March 2013)
  • Associate Director, Investment Banking of HSBC Global Banking (From April 2007 to March 2010)
  • Associate, Investment Banking of HSBC Global Banking (From July 2004 to March 2007)