Board Of Directors



Mr Lim Chap Huat,
Executive Chairman


Mr Lim Chap Huat is our Executive Chairman, and was appointed to our Board on 14 January 2013. Mr Lim charts our Group's strategic direction, and business planning and development. He also oversees our Group's operations and management of projects. Apart from long-term planning of our Group's business strategy and overall direction, he oversees our Group's succession planning. He also provides introduction to business contacts and contributes his experience and provides guidance in project management and tender submission for our Group's various construction projects.

 

Mr Lim is a co-founder of Soilbuild Group Holdings (including our Group) with more than 35 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 business of Soilbuild Group Holdings Group (including our Group) to ensure quality at both 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:

clover_listImage2 Co-founder of Soilbuild Group Holdings (including our Group) with more than 35 years of experience in the construction and property development business
clover_listImage Since 2001, Group Managing Director of Soilbuild Group Holdings and also serves on the board of all Subsidiaries of Soilbuild Group Holdings

 

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.

Mr Ho Toon Bah,
Executive Director


Mr Ho Toon Bah is our Executive Director, and was appointed to our Board on 14 January 2013. Mr Ho, leveraging on the complementary expertise and experience of Mr Lim Chap Huat, supports the strategic growth of our 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 capital management, human resources and investor relations of our Group.

 

Prior experience:

 

clover_listImage2 2009 to 2013, Executive Director of Soilbuild Group Holdings
clover_listImage 2008 to 2009, Head of Consumer Banking in Malaysia at Standard Chartered Bank
clover_listImage2 2006 to 2008, Head of Consumer Banking in Indonesia at Standard Chartered Bank
clover_listImage 2004 to 2005, General Manager of SME Banking at Standard Chartered Bank
clover_listImage2 2002 to 2003, General Manager for Wealth Management at Standard Chartered Bank
clover_listImage 2001 to 2002, General Manager for Mortgages and Auto at Standard Chartered Bank
clover_listImage2 2000 to 2001, Senior Manager for Branch Banking and Direct Sales at Standard Chartered Bank

 

Mr Ho is also an independent director of Europtronic Group Ltd which is 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


Ms Lim Cheng Hwa is our Non-Executive Director, and was appointed to our Board on 8 May 2013. Ms Lim has more than 17 years of experience, having served in finance departments of various listed companies.

 

Prior experience:

 

clover_listImage2 Since 2010, Director of Capital and Investment Management of Soilbuild Group Holdings, handling all financial, accounting, tax and treasury matters, business and investment development, corporate communications, human resources and administration of the Parent Group
clover_listImage 2007 to 2009, Group Financial Controller at Soilbuild Group Holdings
clover_listImage2 1999 to 2007, Financial Controller at MTQ Corporation Limited
clover_listImage 1995 to 1997, Accountant and Senior Accountant at L&M Group Investments Limited

 

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

Mr Poon Hon Thang,
Lead Independent Director


Mr Poon Hon Thang is our Lead Independent Director, and was appointed to our Board on 8 May 2013. Mr Poon has more than three decades of experience in the financial industry.

 

Prior experience:

 

clover_listImage2 1988 to 2006, worked at UOB where he was responsible for consumer banking, corporate banking, commercial banking, corporate finance and international banking. Retired as Senior Executive Vice President of UOB
clover_listImage 1979 to 1988, worked at Citibank N.A. where he was responsible for credit, marketing, remedial management and structured finance

 

Mr Poon has been an independent director of Enviro-Hub Holdings Ltd., which is listed on the SGX-ST, since 2007 and is currently also an independent director of J.P. Nelson Holdings Ltd. which is listed on the Taiwan Gretai Securities Market.

 

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

Mr Tan Jee Ming,
Independent Director


Mr Tan Jee Ming is our Independent Director, and was appointed to our Board on 8 May 2013. Mr Tan has over 25 years of experience in the legal practice.

 

Prior experience:

 

clover_listImage2 Since 2010, Director at Straits Law Practice LLC, practicing general civic and criminal law
clover_listImage 1996 to 2010, set up own sole proprietorship law firm, Tan Jee Ming & Partners
clover_listImage2 1989 to 1995, Partner at Derrick Jeffrey & Ravi
clover_listImage 1986, commenced legal practice at RCH Lim & Co

 

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


Mr Teo Chee Seng is our Independent Director, and was appointed to our Board on 8 May 2013. He has been a lawyer in private practice in Singapore for more than 30 years.

 

Prior experience:

 

clover_listImage2 Since 2006, Managing Director of Able Law Practice LLC
clover_listImage 1986 to 2006, practicing at Chee & Teo
clover_listImage2 1981 to 1986, practicing at Chee Hee & Teo

Mr Teo is an independent director of Etika 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.