team

Meet Our Team

OUR COMPANY

Dedicated To Solve Your Problems

To be the unrivaled partner for integrated corporate solutions driven by innovation and technology.

  • Kim Teo Poh Jin

    Group Chief Executive Officer

    Long driven by the exciting prospects of a technologically-driven future, Kim Teo has led BoardRoom in the charge towards developing adaptable and innovative corporate service solutions since 2009.

    When taking time off strategy meetings with his senior management team, Kim can be found zooming through the parks with his kids on his W-BASE Durcas One bicycle.

    Ask Kim more about BoardRoom’s direction: Kim.teo@boardroomlimited.com

  • Adrian Kow

    Group Chief Financial Officer

    The “numbers guy” of BoardRoom, Adrian, with his years of financial experience and working in concert with the Group CEO has raised the Group’s overall margins, raising it to its highest EBITDA in the last ten years.

    He takes pride in streamlining inefficient processes with the goal of increasing productivity but more importantly without sacrificing employee job satisfaction within the Group. Adrian enjoys sorting through the complexities of the job with team members from around the region.

    Outside of work, he enjoys golf and tennis but spending time with his wife and three kids is his priority on weekends.

    Ask Adrian more about BoardRoom’s operations: Adrian.kow@boardroomlimited.com

  • Bernard Columba

    Regional Head of Human Resources

    Having recently joined BoardRoom early 2018, Bernard oversees Human Resources for the Asia-Pacific region. Together with his team, he ensures BoardRoom team members are given the best working environment, and is always looking for ways to improve productivity in the office.

    Bernard believes in pushing the envelope to drive positive change and enjoys hearing from all employees on how BoardRoom can improve – you’ll find him occasionally wandering around the office and catching up with team members.

    Outside of work he enjoys cooking for his friends, and is currently working on his bucket list of 100 countries to visit.

    Ask Bernard more about job opportunities at BoardRoom: Bernard.columba@boardroomlimited.com

  • Chester Leong

    Regional Managing Director, BoardRoom Business Solutions

    Chester oversees all business operations and ventures in Singapore, Malaysia, China, and Hong Kong, and is credited with spearheading the launch of BoardRoom Malaysia’s GST services.

    He currently leads over 150 employees in serving more than 600 clients (a varied portfolio of companies) in matters of payroll, accounting, and other services.

    Outside of work, Chester enjoys spending time with his family.

    Ask Chester more about payroll and other business needs: Chester.leong@boardroomlimited.com

  • Cai Lizi

    Director of Business Development

    Together with her team, Lizi builds new business opportunities for BoardRoom. Believing strongly in the company’s quality work, she brings a solution-first approach to clients. She leads her team by emphasizing the importance of listening to the clients’ needs first, before providing tailored solutions with BoardRoom’s suite of services.

    Being able to meet new people is part of why she loves her role at BoardRoom.

    Outside of work, the Chartered Accountant spends her time traveling and exploring new places.

    Ask Lizi how BoardRoom can help your business needs: Lizi.cai@boardroomlimited.com

  • Victor Lai

    Regional Managing Director, BoardRoom Corporate & Advisory Services

    Always taking a hands-on approach, Victor leads his 160-strong team of compliance and service experts in serving over 3,000 clients. He heads BoardRoom’s Share Registry and Corporate Secretarial practices, and can be found working on-the-go, commuting between Singapore and Hong Kong.

    A strong voice within the corporate services industry, Victor is proud to have contributed to the formulation of local and global compliance rulings, and brings his expertise to BoardRoom’s clients.

    Outside of work, Victor spends time on his musical aspirations and golf.

    Ask Victor more about incorporation and other business needs in Hong Kong: Victor.lai@boardroomlimited.com

  • Kymberlie

    Director of Central Administration and Regional Marketing

    Kymberlie, wears two hats at BoardRoom: she heads the marketing department, and together with her team of dedicated administrators, she keeps the office running efficiently.

    Constantly on her feet, she works to ensure that all BoardRoom does stays true to the brand’s promise, and works to ensure that the different regional offices stay united as one brand. Together with her team, she’s taking BoardRoom to a more digital direction and is always on the lookout for innovative ways to drive leads.

    In her free time she travels and spends time with her loved ones.

    Ask Kymberlie why BoardRoom is a step above the rest: Kymberlie.chong@boardroomlimited.com

OUR COMPANY

Dedicated To Solve Your Problems

Our Board of Directors comprises professionals from diverse backgrounds, with an appropriate range of skills, experience and independence being represented.

  • Goh Geok Khim

    Non-Executive and Non-Independent Chairman

    With a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado, Mr Goh went on to pave a prolific career that has seen many successes. Mr Goh has held and continues to occupy key positions that led to the an impressive accumulation of achievements.

    • Appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board on 18 November 2004.
    • Last re-appointed as a Director on 22 April 2016.
    • Member of the Nominating Committee.
    • Executive Chairman of G. K. Goh Holdings Limited (holding company of BoardRoom Limited)
    • Chairman of the Boards of Temasek Foundation (CLG) Limited, Japfa Ltd, and Federal Iron Works Sdn Bhd.
  • Kim Teo Poh Jin

    Executive Director and Group Chief Executive Officer

    Holding a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree, from the Heriot- Watt University of Edinburgh, Mr Kim Teo Poh Jin is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the Group.

    • Appointed on 5 August 2009.
    • Chairman of the Investment Committee of CIMB- Principal Asset Management Berhad and CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd.
    • Investment Committee of the National Kidney Foundation.
    • Co-Chairman of the Current Crime Sub-Committee.
    • Member of the National Crime Prevention Council.
    • Member and governor of United World College of South East Asia and a trustee of The UWCSEA Foundation Limited.
  • Mak Lye Mun

    Non-Executive and Independent Director

    Mr Mak Lye Mun holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (First Class Honours) degree from the University of Malaya in Malaysia, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas, Austin. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. In 2016, Mr Mak Lye Mun’s portfolio expanded to include the oversight of the CIMB Group’s Wholesale Banking business as Country Head and CEO.

    • Appointed on 18 November 2004.
    • Re-elected as a Director on 22 April 2016.
    • Chairman of the Nominating Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
    • Country Head and CEO of CIMB Group, Singapore.
    • Appointed as a Non-Executive Director of CGS- CIMB Securities International Pte Ltd in January 2018.
    • Non-Executive Director of Tat Hong Holdings Limited.
  • Goh Yew Lin

    Alternate Director to Goh Geok Khim

    Mr Goh holds a Bachelor of Science (Economics) degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He is passionate in his endeavours as he continue to drive positive impact through his position as Deputy Chairman of the National Arts Council.

    • Appointed as Alternate Director to Mr Goh Geok Khim on 18 November 2004.
    • Managing Director of G. K. Goh Holdings Limited.
    • Non-Executive Director on the Board of Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd.
    • Chairman of Seatown Holdings Pte Ltd, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, and Singapore Symphonia Company Ltd.
    • Member of the National University of Singapore Board of Trustees and chairs the NUS Investment Committee.
  • Spencer Lee Tien Chye

    Non-Executive and Independent Director

    Mr Spencer Lee Tien Chye served the Maybank Group for more than 30 years in various executive capacities, including Head of International Business, Head of Consumer Banking, and Country Head for Maybank Singapore before retiring as Advisor to Maybank in November 2008. Mr Lee is a Non-Executive Director of Maybank Cambodia Plc and also a commissioner of PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk. He stepped down as a trustee of Maybank Foundation in 2017.

    • Appointed on 27 October 2011.
    • Re-elected as a Director on 27 April 2015.
    • Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee.
    • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
    • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
    • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
  • Christopher Grubb

    Non-Executive and Independent Director

    Mr Grubb has a Bachelor of Economics degree and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) degree from the University of Cape Town. Today, Mr Grubb provides consulting and advisory services, primarily in the area of asset allocation and business planning to investment management and financial service companies in Australia. He has over 40 years of experience in investment management and investment banking in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, and Australia.
    Mr Grubb was previously Chairman of Investorweb Limited, Investors Mutual Limited, So Natural Foods Limited, and a Director of Odyssey House McGrath Foundation and Instinet Australia.

    • Appointed as a Director on 13 August 2013.
    • Re-elected on 17 April 2017.
    • Member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
    • Chairman of BoardRoom Holdings Australia Pty Ltd.
    • Director of companies in the Coupland Cardiff Asset Management Group and the LIM Advisors Group.
    • President of Bush Heritage Australia and provides Executive Coaching services.
  • Thomas Teo Liang Huat

    Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director

    Mr Thomas Teo Liang Huat’s executive responsibilities extend to financial and investment management as well as board representation on various subsidiaries and associates of the G. K. Goh Group. Prior to joining the G. K. Goh Group, he was with a regional private equity group for 10 years and was responsible for direct investments in the ASEAN region. He also spent 8 years with Ernst & Young Singapore amassing experience in audit and corporate finance. Mr Teo holds a Master of Business in Information Technology from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

    • Non-Executive Director on 5 February 2013.
    • Re-elected as a Director on 17 April 2017.
    • Member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
    • Chief Financial Officer of G. K. Goh Holdings Limited since 2006.
    • Independent Director of an Australian listed company, OM Holdings Limited, serving as its Audit Committee Chairman and a Remuneration Committee Member.