Manager of Parkway Life REIT

Board Of Directors

The Board is entrusted with the responsibility for the overall management of the Manager. The Board of Parkway Trust Management Limited comprises:

  • MR. HO KIAN GUAN, Independent Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors and Member of the Audit Committee.
  • DR. JENNIFER LEE GEK CHOO, Independent Director and Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee
  • MS. CHEAH SUI LING, Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee
  • DR. KELVIN LOH, Non-Executive Director and Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee
  • MS. ROSSANA ANNIZAH BINTI AHMAD RASHID, Non-Executive Director
  • MR. LOW SOON TECK, Non-Executive Director
  • MR. JOE SIM, Non-Executive Director
  • MR. YONG YEAN CHAU, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Experience and Expertise of the Board of Directors

MR. HO KIAN GUAN

MR. HO KIAN GUAN

Independent Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors
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WORK EXPERIENCE

Mr. Ho is the Executive Chairman of Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad since 1970 and also of Keck Seng Investments (Hong Kong) Limited since 1979. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Shangri-la Asia Limited since 1993 and a member of its Audit Committee. He was previously the Director of Parkway Holdings Limited/Parkway Pantai Limited from 1985 to 2013 and was the Chairman of the Tender Committee.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Business Administration and Commerce

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS

  • Non-Executive Director of Shangri-la Asia Limited
  • Executive Chairman of Keck Seng Investments (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Executive Chairman of Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad

PAST DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS HELD OVER THE PRECEDING 3 YEARS

  • Nil
Dr. Jennifer Lee

DR. JENNIFER LEE GEK CHOO

Independent Director and Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee and Member of the Audit Committee
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WORK EXPERIENCE

Dr. Lee serves on the boards of Parkway Trust Management Ltd and The Esplanade Company Ltd. Dr. Lee was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital from 1991 to 2004. Before joining KK Hospital, she was the Chief Operating Officer of Singapore General Hospital from 1988 to 1991 during the period of its corporatisation, and prior to that served in the Ministry of Health in various portfolios. Her most recent work has been in development of the ageing sector, as Senior Consultant with the Ministry of Health’s Ageing Planning Office from 2007 to 2015 and Chairperson of the Agency for Integrated Care from 2009 to 2018.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBBS, National University of Singapore
  • MBA, National University of Singapore

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS

  • Director of The Esplanade Co Ltd
  • Director of Guangzhou ZhongXing RenHui International Medical Management Company Ltd

PAST DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS HELD OVER THE PRECEDING 3 YEARS

  • Director of Ministry of Health Holdings
  • Chairman of Agency for Integrated Care Pte Ltd
  • Director of The Gentle Warriors Trust Ltd
  • Director of Bumrungrad International Ltd
Ms. Cheah Sui Ling

MS. CHEAH SUI LING

Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee
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WORK EXPERIENCE

Ms. Cheah is currently Operating Partner at Wavemaker Partners, a tech-focused venture capital fund dual headquartered in Singapore and Los Angeles. She is responsible for helping portfolio companies with business development, capital raising and eventual exits. In addition, she also serves on the boards of another Singapore listed company, CDL Hospitality Trusts, as well as non-profit organisation LEAP201.

She previously spent more than 20 years in the investment banking industry. She started her career with Merrill Lynch New York, followed by stints in Singapore and London. Subsequently, she became Executive Director of Investment Banking at JP Morgan Singapore and later served as Co-head of Corporate Finance SEA at BNP Paribas.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA, Economics and French, Wellesley College, Massachusetts, USA

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS

  • Independent Non-Executive Director of M&C REIT Management Limited
  • Independent Non-Executive Director of M&C Business Trust Management Limited
  • Operating Partner of Wavemaker Partners
  • Non-Executive Director of Leap201

PAST DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS HELD OVER THE PRECEDING 3 YEARS

  • Nil
DR KELVIN LOH

DR. KELVIN LOH

Non-Executive Director and Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee
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WORK EXPERIENCE

Dr. Loh was appointed Chief Executive Officer (Designate) and Executive Director of IHH Healthcare on 1 July 2019 and assumed the position as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on 1 January 2020. He provides strategic direction and leadership for overall operations within IHH and its key operating subsidiaries – Parkway Pantai, Acibadem Healthcare, Fortis Healthcare and IMU Health. Today, IHH Healthcare offers a full spectrum of integrated services with a strong stable of 83 hospitals and more than 15,000 licensed beds in 12 countries.

An experienced healthcare executive with strong track record of delivery, Dr. Loh has extensive experience in leading large healthcare businesses, building relationships with stakeholders, managing hospital operations, financial management and developing people. He is also deeply familiar with the healthcare operating context in different countries across Asia.

Prior to joining IHH Healthcare, Dr. Loh was with Columbia Asia Group, where he oversaw its healthcare business comprising 28 hospitals across four countries in Asia as Chief Executive Officer since 2017.

Dr. Loh spent the early years of his career as a practising general physician. Driven by a passion for healthcare systems improvement, he embarked on the management track in the public healthcare sector and widened his healthcare portfolios to include clinical services development, hospital planning and hospital management. In 2008, he joined IHH Healthcare where he served nine years in numerous senior management roles, including as Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Operations Division where he steered the group’s integrated healthcare businesses in Singapore.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master Degree in Business Administration, National University of Singapore, Business School
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS

  • Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of IHH Healthcare Berhad
  • Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Parkway Pantai Limited
  • Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director and Member of Corporate Social Responsibility of Fortis Healthcare Limited
  • Executive Director and Managing Director of Parkway Holdings Ltd
  • Director of SRL Limited
  • Director of Acibadem Saglik Yatirimlari Holding A.S.
  • Director of GHK Hospital Limited

PAST DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS HELD OVER THE PRECEDING 3 YEARS

  • Chief Executive Officer (Designate) and Executive Director of IHH Healthcare Berhad
  • Group Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Asia Group of Companies
ROSSANA ANNIZAH

MS. ROSSANA ANNIZAH BINTI AHMAD RASHID

Non-Executive Director
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WORK EXPERIENCE

Ms. Rossana was appointed as Non-Executive Director of Parkway Trust Management Limited, an indirect whollyowned subsidiary of IHH Healthcare Berhad. Parkway Trust Management Limited manages Parkway Life Real Estate Investment Trust which is listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. She is an Independent Non- Executive Director as well as the Audit Committee Chairman of IHH Healthcare Berhad. Besides, she also serves on the Board and Board Committee of Acibadem Saglik Yatirimlari Holding A.S., an indirect subsidiary of IHH Healthcare Berhad.

Ms. Rossana was recently appointed as Chairman of Bank Simpanan Nasional with effect from 1 February 2020. Apart from that, she also holds the position of Country Chairman of the Jardine Matheson Group of Companies in Malaysia. She subsequently joined the Board of Cycle & Carriage Bintang Berhad, a member of the Jardine Matheson Group, as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. Further, she serves as a member of the Investment Panel and Investment Panel Risk Committee of Malaysia’s Employee Provident Fund. She is also a Board member of Celcom Axiata Berhad and edotco Group Sdn Bhd, both are subsidiaries of Axiata Group Berhad.

Prior to her current roles, Ms. Rossana is a career professional holding leadership positions in the telecommunication and banking sectors. She previously served in various senior management roles with TIME dotcom Berhad, Maxis Berhad and RHB Bank Berhad, after beginning her banking career with Citibank Malaysia. With a combined 30 over years of experience, Ms. Rossana has broad experience in business strategy, identifying sustainable monetisation models, understanding customers and competition, as well as the need for reviewing monetisation models focusing on both revenue management and cost management.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Finance, University of Canberra Australia

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS

  • Independent Non-Executive Director of IHH Healthcare Berhad
  • Independent Non-Executive Director of Celcom Axiata Berhad
  • Member of Investment Panel & Investment Panel Risk Committee of the Malaysia Employees Provident Fund
  • Director and Group Country Chairman of Jardine Matheson (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
  • Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chairman of Cycle & Carriage Bintang Berhad
  • Chairman of Bank Simpanan Nasional
  • Alternate Director of Asas Klasik Sdn Bhd
  • Independent Non-Executive Director of edotco Group Sdn Bhd
  • Director of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Sdn Bhd
  • Director of Acibadem Saglik Yatirimlari Holding A.S. & Acibadem Saglik Hizmetleri ve Ticaret A.S.

PAST DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS HELD OVER THE PRECEDING 3 YEARS

  • Director of Parkway Pantai Limited
MR. LOW SOON TECK

MR. LOW SOON TECK

Non-Executive Director
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WORK EXPERIENCE

Mr. Low practised as a solicitor in Singapore at a boutique firm from 1991 to 1993, focusing on corporate and banking laws. He then joined the Kuok/Kerry Group in 1994, based in Hong Kong, where he held various senior positions in different businesses including Director of China Operations at SCMP Group, publisher of the South China Morning Post, where he was responsible for business development, newspaper publishing and circulation operations, and managing a chain of retail convenience stores.

Mr. Low relocated to Singapore in 2005 and served as the Group Financial Controller of Kuok Oils and Grain Pte Ltd, which was subsequently merged with Wilmar International Limited in 2006. At Wilmar International Limited, he held the position of Group Treasurer until 2009. He was then appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of PACC Offshore Services Holdings Group, the offshore marine arm of the Kuok/ Kerry Group. In 2013, he joined RCMA Group, a commodities supply chain management company, as CFO, a position he held until 2015. He has over 20 years of experience in finance, legal and general management in leadership roles.

Mr. Low assumed the position of Group CFO of IHH Healthcare Berhad on 10 January 2016.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
  • Bachelor of Laws, Honors (2nd Upper), National University of Singapore

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS

  • Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director of Fortis Healthcare Limited
  • Group Chief Financial Officer of IHH Healthcare Berhad

PAST DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS HELD OVER THE PRECEDING 3 YEARS

  • Nil
MR. JOE SIM

MR. SIM HENG JOO JOE

Non-Executive Director
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WORK EXPERIENCE

Mr. Joe Sim was appointed as Group Chief Operating Officer of IHH Healthcare on 1 January 2020.

He has more than 18 years’ experience in the healthcare industry and was the winner of the Leading CEO Award by Singapore Human Resources Institute in 2014. Prior to joining Parkway Pantai in June 2017, he was Group Deputy Chief Executive of National University Healthcare System in Singapore and concurrently the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer of National University Hospital. He also held the roles of Chief Corporate Development Officer, acting Chief Information Officer and acting Chief Executive Officer for new ventures at the National Healthcare Group in Singapore.

Mr. Sim began his career with the Singapore Administrative Service, building up a robust portfolio at the Ministry of Finance, Community Development Council and Ministry of Defence. In 2000, he founded a company that developed businessto- business trading hubs before joining the private sector where he was responsible for developing thought leadership, concepts and innovation on next-generation revenue agency for Accenture. Between 2008 and 2015, Mr. Sim was an Adjunct Lecturer at Nanyang Business School, during which he was recognised with a Teacher of the Year Award. He was also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore’s School of Public Health and Business School before he joined Parkway Pantai.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Arts in Electronic and Information Science Tripos, University of Cambridge
  • Masters in Public Administration, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS

  • Director of Fortis Healthcare Limited
  • Group Chief Operating Officer of IHH Healthcare Berhad
  • Committee Member of Nanyang Business School Advisory Board
  • Chairman of Health Sciences Advisory Committee of Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • Director of SRL Limited

PAST DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS HELD OVER THE PRECEDING 3 YEARS

  • Chief Executive Officer of Parkway Pantai Limited, Malaysia Operations Division
MR. YONG YEAN CHAU

MR. YONG YEAN CHAU

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
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WORK EXPERIENCE

Mr. Yong is the CEO and Executive Director of Parkway Trust Management Limited, the Manager of Parkway Life REIT. He joined Parkway Trust Management Limited as CFO in February 2008 and was promoted to CEO in December 2008.

He has grown the REIT’s portfolio over the past decade to more than double its portfolio value from about S$0.8 billion to about S$2 billion today. PLife REIT has also enjoyed a growth of 109% in Distributions Per Unit since listing, consistently delivering value to Unitholders and making it one of the darlings on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST).

Mr Yong’s deep expertise in finance and corporate strategy is attributed to his prior work experience as the CFO of the Singapore Tourism Board, overseeing its finance and corporate services functions. Prior to that, he was the CFO of Ascendas Pte Ltd (Ascendas). During his tenure with Ascendas, he was seconded to China-Singapore Suzhou Development Ltd and Singapore-Suzhou Township Development Pte Ltd as their CFO in Suzhou, China. Before joining Ascendas, Mr. Yong held other finance and audit positions at Beijing ISS International School, Housing and Development Board and Arthur Andersen.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.ACC (Hons), Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore
  • Advanced Management Programme with Harvard Business School

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS

  • Nil

PAST DIRECTORSHIPS OR CHAIRMANSHIP IN LISTED COMPANIES & MAJOR APPOINTMENTS HELD OVER THE PRECEDING 3 YEARS

  • Nil