Board Of Directors
Executive Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Zhang Wei was appointed to our Board as the Non-Executive Chairman on 2 September 2015. He was re-designated to assume the position of Executive Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer to our Company with effect from 15 August 2022, and is responsible for managing and overseeing the overall business operations and performance of our Group.
He has over 20 years of experience in various management positions in real estate industry as well as construction and property development companies, including state-owned enterprises in China. Previous appointments include operations manager of China Construction No.7 Central Company, assistant manager of Henan Xinya Property Co.,Ltd, general manager and subsequently managing director of Henan Xinfeng Property Co., Ltd, general manager of Henan Province Port Company, managing director of Henan Fenghua Industry Limited Company as well as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Weiye Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange ("HKEX"), our controlling shareholder and immediate holding company.
He graduated from Zhongzhou University with a diploma in law in 1990. He was certified as an economist by Henan Province Science Committee in 1996. He also obtained a Master of Business Administration from Macau University of Science and Technology in 2003.
Ms. Jiang Nan was appointed to our Board on 1 October 2020.
She is currently the Chairman of China Construction Investment Group Engineering Technology Co., Ltd.
From 2013 to 2015, she was the Chairman of Beijing Tianrong Wealth Investment Fund Investment Limited, where she led the issuance for various bonds and the management of investment fund. From 2010 to 2013, she was the Chairman of Beijing Jinhongda Financial Advisory Limited where she participated in merger and acquisition, equity financing and bond issuance exercises.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Finance degree from the Beihang University in 2004.
Ong Kian Guan
Lead Independent Director
Mr. Ong Kian Guan was appointed to our Board on 23 April 2022.
He is currently the Managing Partner and Head of Capital Market of Baker Tilly TFW LLP, one of the 10 largest accountancy and business advisory firms in Singapore. He has more than 30 years' audit, consulting, commercial financial control and accounting experience.
He has vast experience in serving as an independent director of the board and a member of the various board committees of a number of listed companies. He is currently an independent director of China XLX Fertiliser Ltd and Omnibridge Holdings Limited, companies listed on the HKEX.
He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore in 1992. He also holds fellow memberships with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia.
Wong Chee Meng Lawrence
Mr. Lawrence Wong was appointed to our Board on 8 December 2015.
He is a Managing Counsel of Bird & Bird ATMD LLP. He is an experienced and established corporate practitioner and was previously a partner of a number of reputable law firms. Before joining Bird & Bird ATMD LLP, he was the Managing Director of Equity Law LLC, a boutique corporation firm and prior to that, he was a founding member and equity partner of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP, where he was the co-head of its corporate and securities practice and also headed RHT Capital Pte. Ltd., an approved continuing sponsor by the Singapore Stock Exchange ("SGX").
His areas of practice include corporate and securities laws, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, corporate and commercial contracts, regulatory compliance and corporate governance advisory and corporate secretarial work. He has led numerous initial public offerings, reverse take-overs, secondary fund raising and cross-border merger and acquisitions exercises.
He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1991 with an honours degree in law on a scholarship from the Public Service Commission of Singapore. Subsequently, he has accumulated an extensive working experience in both the public and the private sectors of the legal profession. He is an advocate and solicitor in Singapore and a solicitor in Hong Kong SAR. He has been recognised in leading legal publications such as IFLR 1000, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Corporate and M&A and Acquisition International.
He is currently an independent director of Atlantic Navigation Holdings (Singapore) Limited, 5E Resources Limited and International Cement Group Ltd., companies listed on the SGX.
He holds a Bachelor of Law (Honors) degree from the National University of Singapore.
Jeffrey Ong Shen Chieh
Mr. Jeffrey Ong was appointed to our Board on 8 December 2015.
He is currently the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of V2Y Corporation Ltd. (formerly known as Synagie Corporation Limited), a company listed on the Catalist board of the SGX. He was appointed to this position since December 2020. He is also the Managing Director of Sakal Investments Limited, a private equity investment firm, where he is responsible for the origination of investment opportunities across Asia as well as overseeing the transaction execution of the investment opportunities. He has held the position since March 2016.
From 2001 to 2003, he was an investment executive with Khong Guan Biscuits Factory Pte. Ltd., where he was involved with feasibility studies and project management for the property investment arm of the company. From 2003 to 2006, he was an investment manager with Apec Investments Limited. From 2006 to 2008, he was a senior manager with Provenance Capital Pte. Ltd., undertaking various aspects of corporate finance advisory work including initial public offerings. From 2008 to 2012, he assumed the role of senior vice-president – investments at EV Capital Pte Ltd, where his work included due diligence and feasibility studies for investments. From March 2012 to February 2016, he was the head of new business development at ORIX Leasing Singapore Limited where he was responsible for developing new businesses for the company through both product development and acquisitions.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate from the National University of Singapore.