About Soilbuild

Management Team


Mr Ong Eng Hwa
Chief Executive Officer, Construction Business
Mr Chua Meng Kim
Chief Operations Officer
Mr Sim Teck Wui
Chief Commercial Officer
Mr Ng Kwoon Hong
Director, Projects
Mr Lim Thiam Lay
Director, Mechanical & Electrical
Mr Toh Yiqiang
Group Financial Controller


Mr Moe Zaw
Non-Executive Chairman for Myanmar Business
Mr Ngwe Zaw
Director, Myanmar Business


Chief Executive Officer, Construction Business

Mr Ong Eng Hwa was promoted to his current position as Chief Executive Officer, Construction Business on 1 February 2023.

Mr Ong Eng Hwa will oversee the day-to-day operations of the construction business and is responsible for implementing the Company and the Group’s strategies and policies.

  • 2022 to 2023, Chief Strategy Officer at Soilbuild Construction Group Ltd
  • 2019 to 2022, Head of Building at Gammon Pte. Limited
  • 2016 to 2018, Project Director at CHH Construction system Pte. Ltd.
  • 2015 to 2016, Chief Operating Officer at ACP Construction Pte. Ltd.
  • 1994 to 2016, various roles with last appointment being Project Director (Business Unit Head) at Tiong Seng Contractors (Private) Limited

Mr Ong Eng Hwa is an accomplished leader in the construction business with around 30 years of broad-spectrum experience in building construction. He was previously the Head of Building at Gammon Pte. Limited and has also held various leadership roles in many construction companies.

Mr Ong Eng Hwa obtained his Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Building from the National University of Singapore in 1991.


Chief Operations Officer

Mr Chua Meng Kim was promoted to his current position as our Chief Operations Officer on 1 April 2020.

Mr Chua Meng Kim joined the Group in 2014 and his responsibilities includes overall management of projects to ensure that the relevant projects are on time, within budget and adhere to the safety and health standard with acceptable quality, planning and implementing of project work schedules and formulation of construction budgets. Mr Chua has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry.

  • 2000 to 2014, Senior Trades Production Manager at Dragages Singapore Pte. Ltd.
  • Prior to 2000, worked in various roles such as Quantity Surveyor, Site Supervisor and Assistant Engineer in various construction companies

Mr Chua graduated from the Curtin University of Technology Australia with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Construction Management and Economic in 1998.


Chief Commercial Officer

Mr. Sim Teck Wui joined the Group as our Chief Business Development Officer in June 2020.

Mr Sim is responsible to lead our business development team, source and evaluate tender opportunities for construction projects, build relationships in the industry, complete business deals and to evaluate and implement crossfunctional decision. Mr Sim is also tasked to oversee and monitor the Group’s procurement and purchasing activities, supervising our quantity surveying functions and provide support to the execution of our construction projects.

  • 2015 to 2020, General Manager at PT-G Builders Pte Ltd
  • 2014 to 2015, Senior QS & Procurement Manager at Jian Huang Construction Co Pte Ltd
  • 2005 to 2014, Senior QS & Procurement Manager at Soilbuild Construction Group Ltd

Prior to 2005, Mr Sim worked as Quantity Surveyor in various construction companies

Mr Sim obtained Bachelor of Building Surveying (Second Class Honours) from University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur in 1999.



Mr Ng Kwoon Hong is our Director, Projects. His key focus is on the Group’s government related projects. Leveraging on his previous work experience, he is currently responsible for managing budgets and ensuring the quality, safety and timely delivery of these projects. Mr Ng brings to the Group over 30 years of industry expertise, having worked in both public and private sectors.

  • 2009 to 2013, General Manager and Project Director at Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd. and Soil-Build (Pte.) Ltd. respectively, overseeing projects to ensure quality builds and timely delivery
  • 2007 to 2009, Deputy General Manager at SB Development Pte. Ltd, responsible for reviewing and monitoring with architect and structural engineer for PP, WP and BP submission
  • 1986 to 2007, held various positions at Soil- Build (Pte.) Ltd. which includes Senior Site Foreman, Senior Site Manager and Assistant Project Manager
  • 1982 to 1986, Site Foreman at Eka General Construction



Mr Lim Thiam Lay is our Director, Mechanical and Electrical and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of all M&E related works which include tender bidding and design development. Having worked in various civil engineering and construction companies, Mr Lim brings to the Group over 20 years of related experience in the construction industry.

  • 2001 to 2014, since joining the Group, he held various positions in the M&E department, including M&E Coordinator, Assistant M&E Manager, M&E Manager, Deputy Head and Senior M&E Manager, and Head of M&E at Soil-Build (Pte.) Ltd.
  • Prior to 2001, he had 6 years of experience as M&E Coordinator/ Assistant Manager liaising and coordinating all M&E, structural and architectural works for Toda Corporation, Tekken Corporation and Arab Malaysian Toda Sdn Bhd

Mr Lim obtained a Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the Institute Teknologi Jaya, Malaysia in 1992.


Group Financial Controller

Mr Toh Yiqiang was appointed as our Group Financial Controller on 30 June 2021. He is responsible for the execution and day-to-day operation of various functions of the Group which include finance and accounting, human resource, IT and administration, as well as corporate affairs. Mr Toh has more than 14 years of auditing and accounting experience.

  • 2007 to 2021, Senior Manager (General Assurance) at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Mr Toh graduated from the Nanyang Technological University Singapore with a Bachelor of Accountancy (First Class Honours) and a second specialisation in Business Law in 2007. Mr Toh is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.




Mr Moe Zaw is the Non-executive Chairman for the Group’s business in Myanmar. He is responsible to provide leadership to our management team and to promote our business in Myanmar. Mr Moe Zaw has over 40 years of experience in various industrial sectors in Myanmar and the global market across Asia, Europe and the United States of America, which include oil and gas sector, logistic operations, supply chain management, pharmaceutical manufacturing, sales and marketing, engineering as well as fund management. He has also acted as business advisors and involved in various reorganisation, re-structuring, acquisition and merger exercises of multi-national corporations both in the western countries and Myanmar.

Mr Moe Zaw holds a Bachelor of Economics (Planning and Development) from the Rangoon Institute of Economics, Myanmar, Diploma in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing UK and attended executive education programs at universities including the Harvard University and the Harvard Business School.



Mr Ngwe Zaw is our Director, Myanmar Business. He joined the Group in 2013. His responsibilities are to lead the day-to-day operation of the Group’s subsidiaries in Myanmar, leading the tender bidding and overseeing the execution of the construction works in Myanmar.

  • 2005 to 2013, Project Director at MA Builders Pte Ltd
  • 2000 to 2005, Deputy Project Manager at Ban Teck Construction Pte Ltd
  • 1998 to 2000, Site Engineer at Aoki Corporation Singapore Branch

Mr Ngwe Zaw holds a Diploma in Civil Engineering from Government Technical Institute, Insein, Myanmar, and a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Heriot-Watt University.