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Leong Yew Pow has more than 30 years of management experience in growing companies in the technology and hospitality sectors. In that time, Leong established an extensive network of business relationships in the software, banking and telecommunications sectors throughout the Asia Pacific.
In his current position, Group CEO at Radiance Hospitality Group, Yew Poh leads the expansion of the company’s hotel management services from offices in Singapore, Shanghai and Malaysia. The Group currently serves hotel chains in Malaysia, Singapore, China, Indonesia, Cambodia, Russia and Vietnam. Its services support service delivery, sales, and increased profit and asset value.
Before joining Radiance, Leong served as Director of Strategic Projects for Keppel T&T, a public company that provides transportation, telecommunications and IT services. He was responsible for its e-businesses, which included establishing credit bureaus in Thailand and Malaysia, establishing and operating data centers in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines, operating call centers in Singapore and Malaysia, and providing application solutions for local governments, IT infrastructure, and transportation and education organizations.
Prior to Kepple T&T, Leong was first a Regional Director and then Managing Director of Dun and Bradstreet Software (later acquired by Geac Computers). In those roles, he led company growth from 15 to more than 250 employees in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. The firm provided business solutions and managed services for 350 customers in the region, including Telekom Malaysia, Hong Kong Telecom, Philippines Long Distance Telephone, Piltel, Communications Authority of Thailand, Shell, Prudential, AIG, Starwood Hotels, Pacific Dunlop, Minolta, National Panasonic, Sony, Aiwa, Standard Chartered Bank, Malayan Banking, Bank of China, China Trust Bank, Bank Central Asia, Bank Danamon, and Jardines. Leong received a a Masters Degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Auckland.
Michael’s nine years at Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) culminated in his role as Managing Director of Asia Pacific, Asset Servicing. He was a member of BNY Mellon’s Global Corporate Operating Committee ( less than 1% of 50K+ employees), Asia Pacific Executive Committee and the Corporate Sovereign Institutions Council.
Michael represented the firm on the Board of Directors of ASIFMA (Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association) and BNYMellon‘s Eagle Investment Systems’ Asia Singapore entity. He has also served on the OMGEO APAC Advisory Board, and as a member of various industry and banking associations in Hong Kong and Korea.
Michael currently serves on the National University of Singapore Society (NUSS) finance sub-committee and a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID). He has been a speaker at industry conferences, a panelist on regulatory/industry roundtables and a media contributor to financial publications. Michael has also chaired employee engagement committees, including mentorship of high performers, and served on the WIN advisory team as well as at community outreach events.
Prior to BNYMellon, he relocated to Hong Kong from Canada in 2000 with State Street. Michael was also general manager for a South Korea bank branch and the regional integration manager of a key European acquisition. His career also includes work at Ernst & Young, Canada.
A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) in Ontario, Canada, he holds an EMBA from the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, and a BComm degree from McGill University.
Hsien Loong began his career in investor relations, serving various companies across a wide breadth of industries, including biotechnology, hi-tech, mining and oil and gas. His 20-plus years as an entrepreneur and business executive culminated in his appointment as the CEO of Nexgen Petroleum Corporation, an oil and gas exploration company in Tennessee, USA. After his tenure as CEO, Mr. Wong established a career in Singapore, primarily in Real Estate, warehousing and logistics.
Hsien Loong currently serves as a director to Food Bank Singapore, a registered charity, and also sits on the sub-committee at the National University Singapore Society (NUSS).
Mr. Wong received his BA (Hons) in Communications from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada and his MSc in Real Estate from the National University of Singapore.
Ng Eng Ho is currently the non-executive Chairman of ZWEEC Analytics Pte Ltd. in Singapore and an independent Board director of TNG Fintech Group in Hong Kong.
He previously served in top management positions in several large business corporations in Singapore, including ST Technologies Telemedia Pte Ltd., a subsidiary of Temasek holdings, as Executive Vice President (Operations), and ST Telemedia’s Indonesian subsidiary, PT Indosat Tbk, as the Deputy President Director. Mr. Ng was also Managing Director of Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Ltd. after serving in various positions at Keppel T&T and its subsidiaries.
Prior to joining Keppel T&T, Mr. Ng was a career officer in the Singapore Armed Forces. Mr. Ng has served as a Director of Alvarion Ltd. and as an Independent Director of Mencast Holdings Ltd. Mr. Ng received his Bachelor of Science (Telecomm System Enginerring) Degree (Honours) from the Royal Military College of Science, UK in 1977.