Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors comprises professionals from diverse backgrounds, with an appropriate range of skills, experience and independence being represented.
Goh Geok Khim
Mr Goh Geok Khim was appointed Chairman and Non-Executive Director of the Board on 18 November 2004 and was last re-appointed as a director on 23 October 2012. He is a member of the Nominating Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr Goh is also Chairman of the Boards of Temasek Foundation (CLG) Limited and Federal Iron Works Sdn Bhd.
Mr Goh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado.
Kim Teo Poh Jin
Mr Kim Teo was appointed to the Board on 5 August 2009. He was last re-elected as a director on 23 October 2012. He is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of Boardroom.
Prior to Boardroom, Mr Teo was Regional Head of Retail Equities at CIMB-GK Securities, Singapore. He has about 25 years of experience in the finance industry, having worked in senior positions of major global financial institutions. He was formerly CEO of AIB Govett Asia Ltd and First State Investments (Singapore).
Mr Teo is currently Chairman of the Investment Committee of CIMB Principal Asset Management Berhad and CIMB Wealth Advisors Berhad. He also sits on the investment committee of the National Kidney Foundation and is the finance chairman of the National Crime Prevention Council.
Mr Teo holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree, from the Heriot-Watt University of Edinburgh.
Mak Lye Mun
Mr Mak Lye Mun was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 18 November 2004 and was last re-elected as a director on 29 October 2010. He is a member of the Audit Committee. He is the Country Head and CEO of CIMB Group, Singapore. He is also the non-executive director of CIMB Securities Pte Ltd and CIMB Securities International Pte Ltd.
In addition to his current board appointment at Boardroom, Mr Mak is also a non-executive director of Tat Hong Holdings Limited. He 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. Mr Mak is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Spencer Lee Tien Chye
Mr Spencer Lee was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 27 October 2011 and was last re-elected as a director on 23 October 2012. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
Mr Lee 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. He subsequently served as a board member of Maybank and resigned in November 2009.
Mr Lee is a non-executive director of Tasek Corporation Berhad, Maybank Cambodia Plc, and a trustee of Maybank Foundation. He is also a commissioner of PT Bank Internasional Indonesia Tbk.
Mr Lee is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Mr Christopher Grubb was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 13 August 2013. He currently provides consulting and advisory services, primarily in the area of asset allocation and business planning to investment management and financial advisory sectors. 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, Instinet Australia and Chirin Asia Pacific. He is currently Chairman of Boardroom Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd, Chairman of the Australian Fund Managers Foundation, a trustee of the Australian Museum Foundation and a director of Bush Heritage Australia.
Mr Grubb has a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) degrees from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Thomas Teo Liang Huat
Mr Thomas Teo was appointed as Non-Executive Director on 5 February 2013. Mr Teo has been the Chief Financial Officer of G. K. Goh Holdings Limited since 2006. His executive responsibilities extend to financial and investment management as well as board representation on various subsidiaries and associates of the GK Goh Group.
Prior to joining the GK Goh Group, Mr Teo was with a regional private equity group for ten years, responsible for direct investments in the Asean region. He also spent eight years with Ernst and Young, Singapore, and has had extensive experience in audit and corporate finance. Mr Teo is also an independent director of an Australian listed company, OM Holdings Limited, serving as its Audit Committee Chairman.
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.
Goh Yew Lin
Mr Goh Yew Lin was appointed as Alternate Director to Mr Goh Geok Khim on 18 November 2004. He is the Managing Director of G. K. Goh Holdings Ltd, and serves in a non-executive capacity as a director of Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd, and as Chairman of Seatown Holdings Ltd.
Mr Goh is a member of the Board of Trustees at the National University of Singapore and is Chairman of its Investment Committee and of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. He is also Chairman of the Singapore Symphonia Company Ltd, and serves on the board of the National Arts Council.
Mr Goh holds a Bachelor of Science (Economics) degree from the University of Pennsylvania.