Mr Vincent Chong is President & CEO of ST Engineering, a global technology, defence and engineering group specialising in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. Under Vincent’s leadership, ST Engineering continues to strengthen its core businesses while pursuing new growth, with global expansion in defence and smart city business encompassing mobility, security, satcom and robotics.
Mr Chong joined ST Engineering in 2014 as President of Strategic Plans & Business Development of its Aerospace arm, and was the Group’s Deputy CEO (Corporate Development) before assuming his current role in October 2016.
Mr Chong has 20 years of global business experience from ExxonMobil with half of this time being based in Hong Kong, Japan, UK and the US. He held a wide span of senior positions in refinery process engineering, industrial and retail operations, product marketing and strategic planning.
Mr Chong is a board member of JTC Corporation, and a member of the Ministry of Trade and Industry’s International Advisory Panel for Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering. He is also a member of the Emerging Stronger Taskforce under the Future Economy Council, to review how Singapore can build new sources of dynamism and stay economically resilient going forward.
Mr Chong graduated in 1994 with First Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He attended executive leadership programmes at Thunderbird School of Global Management and Columbia Business School.
Mrs Jeanne Cheng is the Chief Risk Officer of Singapore Power overseeing the Singapore Power Group risk and business continuity management. She is also currently a Director of SP PowerAssets Limited, PowerGas Limited, Singapore District Cooling Pte Ltd, SP Home Pte Ltd, SPI Energy Investments Pte Ltd, Singapore Power International Pte Ltd and SGSP (Australia) Assets Pty Ltd, SP Group’s subsidiary in Australia.
Mrs Cheng has been with the Singapore Power Group for more than 20 years and had held senior positions in Corporate Communications, Business Development and was the Managing Director of SP Services Ltd prior to her current appointment. Mrs Cheng graduated from NUS with a degree in Economics and is a Vice President of the Economic Society of Singapore.
An active grassroots leader, Mrs Cheng was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2009 and Public Service Star in 2017 and currently serves as the Chairman of the Tampines West Citizens’ Consultative Committee as well as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of Tampines Town Council. In 2012, she was voted Power Woman of the Year at the Asian Utility Industry Awards. Mrs Cheng received the Work-Life Leadership Award in 2014 for her achievement in implementing work-from-home programmes. More recently, she was appointed as Justice of Peace.
Mr Chew Men Leong is the President/Head, Urban Solutions of ST Engineering, a global technology, defence and engineering group with a diverse portfolio of businesses across the aerospace, smart city, defence and public security segments. Appointed to this role on 1 January 2021, he leads the Group’s global smart city business in the areas of mobility, utilities, infrastructure, connectivity, autonomous and sustainable solutions.
Mr Chew previously served as the Group’s Chief Marketing Officer during which he oversaw the marketing of smart city solutions and defence exports, while holding the concurrent appointment as the Deputy President and President (Defence Business) for its Marine arm.
Prior to ST Engineering, Mr Chew held various senior management and leadership roles. He served as the Chief Executive of the Land Transport Authority and oversaw operations and transformation of Singapore’s land transportation system. He also served as the Chief Executive of the Public Utilities Board and was responsible for ensuring an adequate and sustainable water supply for Singapore.
Mr Chew began his career with the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and remained in service with the SAF for 25 years. He held various appointments including Chief of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) during which he operationalised key aspects of the Third Generation RSN and transformed its capabilities.
Mr Chew graduated from Imperial College London with a Bachelor’s degree (First Class Honours) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He obtained a Master of Science in Management from Stanford University, and graduated from the Advanced Management Programme at Wharton School of Business.
Mr Jimmy Khoo is the Chief Executive Officer of SP PowerGrid Limited (SPPG), which operates and maintains the electricity and gas transmission and distribution networks in Singapore. It is a member of the Singapore Power Group (SP Group), a leading energy utilities company in Asia Pacific.
Prior to the current appointment, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Singapore District Cooling (SDC), a key subsidiary of the SP Group. SDC provides centralised production of chilled water in the premium district of Marina Bay and is the largest fully underground network in the world.
He previously headed SP Group’s Business Ventures responsible for commercial and technology initiatives and various operational roles such as the grid planning division and Singapore’s Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal project. He has also been involved in overseas projects, being the Managing Director (Australia Investments) based in Melbourne.
He was previously a Brigadier General holding senior appointments in the Ministry of Defence. He led the Joint Staff and the Future Systems Directorate responsible for disruptive technologies and led the initiative to transform the Singapore Armed Forces in the early 2000s.
Mr Khoo enjoys breaking mindsets and looking at things from different perspectives. He is a maverick by nature and by profession in his job in the Future Systems Directorate. He continues to champion disruption in SP Group and has been the driver behind various innovation in district cooling.
Mr Lim Chin Hu has held many Directorships and besides being a board director of SPTel, is also currently on the board of the Singapore Exchange, Kulicke & Soffa, Citibank Singapore as well as Heliconia Capital Management. He holds a Bachelor of Science from La Trobe University, Melbourne Australia and is a fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
Mr Ong Teng Koon joined SP Group in 2016 as Managing Director in Group CEO’s office and is currently the Head of Regulatory Management of Singapore Power Limited. He also sits on the Board of SP PowerAssets Limited, PowerGas Limited, Singapore District Cooling Pte. Ltd., SP Group Treasury Pte. Ltd., SPTel Pte. Ltd., Power Automation Pte. Ltd., SP Real Estate Holdings Pte. Ltd. and SPComm Pte. Ltd. He spent more than a decade at Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley where he traded commodities in Chicago, London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Singapore.
Mr Ong served as a Member of Parliament of Singapore from 2011 to 2020.
Mr Ong graduated with a Masters in Finance from Princeton University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics with First Class Honours from the London School of Economics.
Mr Lim Chuan Poh graduated in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Engineering Science from Balliol College, Oxford University on an Overseas Merit Scholarship awarded by the Singapore Public Service Commission (PSC). He was subsequently awarded the Commonwealth Scholarship to study Public Health Engineering and obtained his Master of Science in 1988 from the Imperial College of Science & Technology in 1988.
Mr Lim spent 20 years in the Singapore Civil Service in Ministries such as Ministry of the Environment (ENV) and Ministry of Communications (MinCom). He left ENV in 1993 when he was the Deputy Commissioner of Public Health and Press Secretary to the Minister. He was then appointed Director -General of the Telecommunications Authority of Singapore (TAS) in 1994 where he was responsible for the liberalization of the telecommunications industry in SIngapore that brought in new service providers such as M1 and Starhub.
In 1996, Mr Lim was appointed the Deputy Secretary of MinCom, a position he held until 1998 when he left the Singapore Civil Service. Mr Lim was conferred the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in the 1996 National Day Awards by the Singapore Government. In 1998, Mr Lim joined Singtel as its Chief Executive in charge of Fixed Lines & Internet Business. Thereafter he held several key management positions in Singtel including CEO, Singtel Mobile and CEO, International Business. He retired from Singtel in 2010.
Since his retirement, Mr Lim has served as Advisor and Board Member in several private sector entities. He is currently the Non-Executive Chairman and Independent Director of Synagie Corporation and Advisor to Nokia Entreprise Business.
Mr Ravinder Singh is the President of Electronics, ST Engineering. Appointed to this role on 1 January 2017, he leads the development of technologies and solutions for connected, secure and sustainable cities. He oversees businesses across Mobility, Satellite Systems and Communications, Public Safety and Security, Internet of Things, Defence and Cybersecurity.
Mr Singh also assumed the role of the President, Defence Business on 1 July 2017, and oversees the Defence products, services and solutions for the Group.
With over 30 years of technology and defence experience, Mr Singh has held various management and leadership positions. Previously, he was the President of ST Engineering’s Land Systems sector. Under his leadership, the Land Systems sector saw the development of innovative solutions for its customers in the defence and specialty vehicles segments, and advanced the growth of its international defence business.
In his earlier career, Mr Singh served as the Chief of Army, Singapore Armed Forces and the Deputy Secretary (Technology), Ministry of Defence, Singapore. During his career in the Singapore Armed Forces, he was awarded the SAF Overseas Training Award (Academic) and was conferred the Public Administration Medal (Military), Silver and Gold.
Mr Singh sits on the boards of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), National Environment Agency Board and the Singapore Indian Development Association. He also serves on various committees. He is a member of the Services and Digital Economy Technology Roadmap Steering Committee, Infocomm Media Development Authority; the Committee on Autonomous Road Transport for Singapore, Ministry of Transport, and the Council of the Board for the Teaching and Testing of South Asian Languages, Ministry of Education.
Mr Singh holds a Bachelor of Arts in Engineering Science (First Class Honours) and a Master of Arts in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford. He was awarded the Singapore Armed Forces Postgraduate Scholarship and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Master of Science in management. He attended the Advanced Management programme in Wharton Business School.