Mr. Fong Heng Boo was first appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 20 July 2018. Mr. Fong is currently the Lead Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, a member of the Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee of the Company.
With over 45 years of experience in auditing, finance, business development and corporate governance, Mr. Fong was with the Auditor-General’s Office (“AGO”), Singapore and held the position of Assistant Auditor-General when he left AGO in 1993. He was also the Director (Special Duties) at the Singapore Totalisator Board, where he led the finance and investment functions.
Mr. Fong is also an independent director for other Singapore-based companies, among others, CapitaLand China Trust Management Limited, Surbana Jurong Private Limited, Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd and TA Corporation Ltd.
Mr. Fong graduated from the University of Singapore (now known as the National University of Singapore) with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) in 1973.