About Soilbuild

Board Of Directors

Mr Lim Chap Huat
Executive Chairman
Mr Ho Toon Bah
Executive Director
Ms Lim Cheng Hwa
Non-Executive Director
Mr Poon Hon Thang
Lead Independent Director
Mr Tan Jee Ming
Independent Director
Mr Teo Chee Seng
Independent Director

MR LIM CHAP HUAT

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Age 63, Mr Lim Chap Huat is the Company’s Executive Chairman. Mr Lim was appointed to the Board on 14 January 2013 and was last re-elected as Director on 25 April 2014. He charts the Group’s strategic direction, business planning and development as well as succession planning. Leveraging on his extensive industry experience, Mr Lim also oversees the Group’s operations and provides guidance in project management and tender submission for the Group’s various projects.

Mr Lim is a co-founder of Soilbuild Group with over 40 years of experience in the construction and property development business. Apart from his role in strategic planning and development of corporate policies, Mr Lim has been involved in all key aspects of the operations and businesses of Soilbuild Group to ensure quality at key planning, design and implementation levels, including the oversight of the tendering and management processes of construction and development projects. He has also established a network of relationships with developers, customers, consultants and architects within the real estate industry.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:
  • Co-founder of Soilbuild Group with over 40 years of experience in the construction and property development business
 

Currently, Mr Lim also serves as the Executive Chairman of Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd. as well as a director on the board of all subsidiaries of Soilbuild Group. He is also a non-executive director of SB REIT Management Pte. Ltd., the manager of Soilbuild Business Space REIT which is listed on the SGX-ST.

Mr Lim holds a Technician Diploma (Civil Engineering) from the Singapore Polytechnic. He is active in community service and currently serves as the Chairman of the Chong Pang Community Club Management Committee. In recognition of his contributions to the community, Mr Lim was conferred the Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Medal) and the Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Star) by the President of the Republic of Singapore in 2003 and 2009 respectively.

Pursuant to article 94 of the Company’s Constitution, Mr Lim will retire by rotation and is eligible for re-election in the forthcoming Forth Annual General Meeting of the Company.


MR HO TOON BAH

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Age 54, Mr Ho Toon Bah is the Company’s Executive Director, and was appointed to the Board on 14 January 2013 and was last reelected as Director on 24 April 2015. Mr Ho supports the strategic growth of the Group’s operations and drives the development and execution of its business strategies, including securing construction contracts through structuring contracts and/or partnerships with potential customers. His responsibilities also include day-to-day operations of the Company, capital management, human resources and investor relations of the Group.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:
  • 2009 to 2013, Executive Director of Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd.
  • 2008 to 2009, Head of Consumer Banking at Standard Chartered Bank in Malaysia
  • 2006 to 2008, Head of Consumer Banking at Standard Chartered Bank in Indonesia
  • 2004 to 2005, General Manager of SME Banking at Standard Chartered Bank
  • 2002 to 2003, General Manager for Wealth Management at Standard Chartered Bank
  • 2001 to 2002, General Manager for Mortgages and Auto at Standard Chartered Bank
  • 2000 to 2001, Senior Manager for Branch Banking and Direct Sales at Standard Chartered Bank
 

Mr Ho is also a non-executive director of SB REIT Management Pte. Ltd., the manager of Soilbuild Business Space REIT, and a nonexecutive director of IREIT Global Group Pte Ltd, the manager of IREIT Global. Soilbuild Business Space REIT and IREIT Global are listed on the SGX-ST.

Mr Ho holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.


MS LIM CHENG HWA

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Age 44, Ms Lim Cheng Hwa is the Company’s Non-Executive Director. Ms Lim was appointed to the Board on 8 May 2013 and was last reelected as Director on 26 April 2016. Ms Lim has over 20 years of experience, having served in finance departments of various listed companies.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:
  • Since 2011, Executive Director of Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd. and also serves as the director of certain subsidiaries of Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd.
  • Since 2010, Director of Capital and Investment Management of Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd., handling all financial, accounting, tax and treasury matters, business and investment development, corporate communications, human resources and administration of the Group
  • 2007 to 2009, Group Financial Controller at Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd.
  • 1999 to 2007, Financial Controller at MTQ Corporation Limited
  • 1995 to 1999, Accountant and Senior Accountant at L&M Group Investments Limited
 

Ms Lim is also a non-executive director of SB REIT Management Pte. Ltd., the manager of Soilbuild Business Space REIT which is listed on the SGX-ST.

Ms Lim holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) from the Nanyang Technological University.


MR POON HON THANG

LEAD INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

Age 68, Mr Poon Hon Thang is the Company’s Lead Independent Director. Mr Poon was appointed to the Board on 8 May 2013 and was last re-elected as Director on 24 April 2015. Mr Poon is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company, and a member of Nominating and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr Poon has over 30 years of experience in the financial industry.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:
  • 1988 to 2006, worked at UOB Bank where he was responsible for consumer banking, corporate banking, commercial banking, corporate finance and international banking. In 2006, Mr Poon retired as Senior Executive Vice President from UOB Bank
  • 1979 to 1988, worked at Citibank N.A. where he was responsible for credit, marketing, remedial management and structured finance
 

Mr Poon is an independent director of Enviro- Hub Holdings Ltd. and UOL Group Limited which are listed on SGX-ST.

Mr Poon holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the Nanyang University of Singapore.


MR TAN JEE MING

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

Age 58, Mr Tan Jee Ming is the Company’s Independent Director. Mr Tan was appointed to the Board on 8 May 2013 and was last reelected as Director on 26 April 2016. Mr Tan is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee of the Company, and a member of Audit and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr Tan has over 30 years of experience in the legal practice.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:
  • Since 2010, Director at Straits Law Practice LLC, practicing general civil and criminal law
  • 1996 to 2010, set up own sole proprietorship law firm, Tan Jee Ming & Partners
  • 1989 to 1995, practice at various law firms and then became a Partner at Derrick Jeffrey & Ravi
  • 1986, commenced legal practice at RCH Lim & Co
 

Mr Tan is an independent director of PS Group Holdings Ltd. which is listed on the SGX-ST.

Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the National University of Singapore and is a member of the Singapore Academy of Law, the Law Society of Singapore Compensation Fund Committee, the Law Society of Singapore Inquiry Panel and the Singapore Institute of Directors.


MR TEO CHEE SENG

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

Age 63, Mr Teo Chee Seng is the Company’s Independent Director. Mr Teo was appointed to the Board on 8 May 2013 and was last reelected as Director on 25 April 2014. Mr Teo is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company, and a member of Audit and Nominating Committee of the Company. He has been a lawyer in private practice in Singapore for over 30 years. He is a member of the Law Society of Singapore Inquiry Panel.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:
  • Since 2006, Managing Director of Able Law Practice LLC
  • 1986 to 2006, practicing at Chee & Teo
  • 1981 to 1986, practicing at Chee Hee & Teo
 

Mr Teo is an independent director of Envictus International Holdings Limited and Lasseters International Holdings Limited which are listed on the SGX-ST. He is also an independent director of United Overseas Australia Limited, which is listed on both the Australian Securities Exchange and the SGX-ST.

Mr Teo holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Singapore.

Pursuant to article 94 of the Company’s Constitution, Mr Teo will retire by rotation and is eligible for re-election in the forthcoming Fourth Annual General Meeting of the Company. Upon re-election, Mr Teo will remain as the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company, and a member of Audit and Nominating Committee of the Company.