About Soilbuild

Board Of Directors

Mr Lim Chap Huat
Executive Chairman
Mr Lim Han Ren
Executive Director
Ms Lim Cheng Hwa
Non-Executive Director
Mr Chee Wee Kiong
Lead Independent Director
Mr Teo Chee Seng
Independent Director
Mr Ng Fook Ai Victor
Independent Director
Mr Chiam Tao Koon
Independent Director

MR LIM CHAP HUAT

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

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 26 April 2023. 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 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 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.

Mr Lim holds a Technician Diploma (Civil Engineering) from the Singapore Polytechnic. He is active in community service and was conferred the Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Medal) in 2003 and the Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Star) in 2009 and 2019 respectively, by the President of the Republic of Singapore.


MR LIM HAN REN

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Lim Han Ren was appointed as our Executive Director on 1 January 2023 and was last elected as Director on 26 April 2023

Mr Lim Han Ren is responsible for the overall management of the Company and the Group. He is also responsible for driving the development and execution of business strategies and spearheading the growth of the Group.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:
  • 2022, Group General Manager at Soilbuild Construction Group
  • Since 2020, Director at Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd
  • 2017 to 2020, Associate at Dymon Asia Private Equity
 

Mr Lim Han Ren is currently a Director of Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd, which is a leading integrated property group with a successful track record of constructing, developing and managing an award-winning portfolio of residential and business space properties. As director of Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd, Mr Lim Han Ren is responsible for evaluating real estate investments and manages all aspects of development projects from design development, construction to property management.

Complementing Mr Lim Han Ren’s extensive and intimate understanding of the real estate and construction industry, he is also well versed in finance and strategic operational management from his previous experience at a Southeast Asian focussed private equity firm, where he successfully completed the acquisition and divestment of various business entities, and was also actively involved in the roll-out of various operational initiatives in these entities, driving business transitions towards professional management and capital structure improvements.

Mr Lim Han Ren obtained his Bachelor of Science (Business), with double concentrations in Finance and General Accounting from the New York University, Leonard Stern School of Business.


MS LIM CHENG HWA

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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 re-elected as Director on 26 April 2023. Ms Lim has over 25 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
  • 2013 to 2021, Non-Executive Director of SB REIT Management Pte. Ltd., the manager of Soilbuild Business Space REIT.
  • 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 holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) from the Nanyang Technological University.


MR CHEE WEE KIONG

LEAD INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

Mr Chee Wee Kiong is the Company’s Lead Independent Director.Mr Chee was appointed to the board on 27 April 2023. Mr Chee is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company and a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Mr Chee served forty years in the Singapore Public Service and the Singapore Armed Forces. His last appointment was Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he served from 2010 to 2022. In the course of his career with the Singapore Armed Forces and the Ministry of Defence, Mr Chee held many key command and staff appointments which included Commander of Air Defence Systems Division, Chief of Staff for Air Staff and Director of Joint Operations and Planning Department. He also served as Director, Security and Intelligence Division in the Ministry of Defence.

Mr Chee is currently a Board Member of the Gambling Regulatory Authority and Senior Fellow of the Civil Service College.

Mr Chee previously also served as a Board Member of several statutory boards which includes the Public Utilities Board, Defence, Science & Technology Agency, DSO National Laboratories and Jurong Town Council Corporation; and was also previously a Director of Singapore Technologies Logistics Pte Ltd and Singapore Technologies Electronics Ltd.

Mr Chee obtained his:

  • Bachelor of Science (1st Class Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from the University College London, United Kingdom in 1985;
  • Masters in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore in 1994;
  • Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard University, USA in 1998.

MR TEO CHEE SENG

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

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 26 April 2022. Mr Teo is a member of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Mr Teo has been a lawyer in private practice in Singapore for over 30 years. He was previously 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.


MR NG FOOK AI VICTOR

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

Mr Ng Fook Ai Victor is the Company’s Independent Director.Mr Ng was appointed to the Board on 30 April 2022 and was last elected as director on 26 April 2023. Mr Ng is the chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee of the Company.

Mr Ng has more than 30 years of experience as a company director, including directorships in listed companies in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

Mr Ng is currently the Chairman of Healthbank Holdings Limited and QT Vascular Ltd and an independent director of The Place Holdings Limited, which are listed on the SGX-ST. He is also an independent director of Sunshine 100 China Holdings Ltd which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Mr Ng was previously an independent director of Asia Power Corporation Limited, Memories Group Limited (Formerly known as SHC Capital Asia Limited), SB REIT Management Pte Ltd (Manager of Soilbuild Business Space REIT) and Devotion Energy Group Limited which are listed on the SGX-ST. He was also previously an independent director of My E.G. Services Berhad which is listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange.

Mr Ng holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economics and Master of Science in Economics from Birkbeck College, University of London. He was awarded the University of London Convocation Book Prize (First) and the Lord Hailsham Scholarship in 1974.


MR CHIAM TAO KOON

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

Mr Chiam Tao Koon is the Company’s Independent Director and was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2023 and was last elected as director on 26 April 2023.Mr Chiam is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Mr Chiam has over fifteen years of experience in legal practice, and is a corporate transactions specialist in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructuring with a particular focus on cross border private equity. He represents sovereign wealth funds, private equity funds and family offices and has extensive experience acting on complex transactions across industry-sectors.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:
  • Since 2022: Head of M&A, Southeast Asia, Director Ashurst ADTLaw, a Formal Law Alliance in Singapore between Ashurst LLP and ADTLaw LLC
  • 2008 to 2022: Partner at Allen & Gledhill LLP, Co-Head Venture Capital

Mr Chiam holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from the National University of Singapore and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2004.