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Board of Directors

Executive Directors

Independent Non-Executive Directors

Stanley Yeo
Co-Founder & Group Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Yeo is the Co-founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of ZACD Group. In 2005, Mr. Yeo and his wife Ms. Kain Sim started ZACD Investments to develop and invest in industrial factories due to their deep-seated knowledge of the industrial property sector. Together, they grew their business from a two-person team to a regional integrated asset manager across the Asia Pacific and in 2018, steered ZACD to a successful IPO in Hong Kong.
Embracing “trust” as his core value, Mr. Yeo describes himself as a “disciplined risk taker” who aims to create win-win situations in his business dealings. Mr. Yeo was awarded the Public Service Medal in August 2015 by the President of Singapore for his contributions to society. He was also awarded the Teochew Entrepreneurs Award in 2016 and in 2018, he was named a grand winner of the Prestige Award Category, the top-tier category of the inaugural ASEAN Teochew Entrepreneur Awards.

Kain Sim
Co-Founder & Group Chairman

Ms. Sim is the Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of ZACD Group. She has been actively involved in the strategic management, marketing and operational activities of the group since its inception. Ms. Sim has over 20 years of experience in the international property investments and has established a solid track record with over SGD 1 billion of sales closed within 5 years.

Inspired by the late Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, she is now focused on growing the business regionally based on Singaporean values such as excellence and integrity.

Enterprise50 Award and PropertyGuru’s ‘2021 Real Estate Personality of the Year Award’ are some of the accolades received under her leadership.

Mark Oh
Executive Director and Deputy CEO

Appointed as an Executive Director and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mark Oh Keng Kwan is a business development and project management leader with approximately 24 years of experience in the real estate industry. Mr. Oh started his career with the Singapore government’s main industrial developer Jurong Town Corporation in 1998, where he participated in the development of industrial and business parks. He also specialised in managing companies in the petrol-chemical sector. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Oh joined Jurong International Consulting, a private consultancy arm of JTC with his last position as Business Development Director, heading the company’s office in Doha, Qatar. Mr. Oh was stationed in Middle East for 3 years and has secured more than US$20 million worth of contract in consultancy projects. He joined the Group since 2017 as Project Director and is responsible for the company’s project acquisitions, project management and leads the investment management team.

Patrick Chin
Executive Director and Chief Legal Officer

Appointed as Executive Director and Chief Legal Officer, Mr Chin brings to the Group his years of experience in the legal sector and has been tasked to oversee the Legal Department to ensure that it provides the necessary support to all other departments thus ensuring the continued smooth and efficient running of the Group as a whole.
He holds a double honours degree in Law and Political Science from the U.K.  He was admitted a Barrister-at-Law with honours and is a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in the U.K..  He thereafter went on to undertake his postgraduate studies in law after which he was called to the bar as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.  He has been practicing for more than 25 years before joining the Group.

He started his practice in commercial and banking and went on to litigation and has represented clients (corporate, individuals, local and foreign) at all levels of the Court hierarchy and has done so on many occasions in the Court of Appeal, Singapore’s highest appellate Court.

For commendable public service to Singapore, he was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) by the President of Singapore.

 

Roy Kong
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Kong has over 19 years of experience in audit, corporate finance, investor relations, company secretarial affairs and governance with an additional expertise on enterprise value and sustainability. Mr. Kong currently holds several directorships in listed companies including serving as an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the audit committee of New Hope Service Holdings Limited (stock code: 03658), Beijing Capital Jiaye Property Services Co., Limited (stock code: 02210), AK Medical Holdings Limited (stock code: 01789). All of the above-mentioned public companies are listed on the HK Stock Exchange.
Throughout his career, Mr Kong has successively served as the executive director, chief financial officer, company secretary and authorised representative with China Vanadium Titano-Magnetite Mining Company Limited (stock code: 00893) Mr. Kong served as an independent non-executive director of Huazhang Technology Holding Limited (stock code: 01673), and Aowei Holding Limited (stock code: 01370)
Mr Kong’s professional accreditation includes (i) an European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS) Certified ESG Analyst, the first internationally recognised ESG Professional Accreditation in Hong Kong and (ii) a Sustainability Accounting Standards Board’s (SASB) Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting Credential Holder.
Mr. Kong obtained his bachelor’s degree in business administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in December 1997. Mr. Kong has been a fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since February 2008, a member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors (‘‘HKIoD’’) since May 2010, a fellow of each of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators since February 2012, an ordinary member of Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute since October 2017 and a full member of Hong Kong Investor Relations Association since November 2017. Mr. Kong received silver, gold and bronze certificates of merit in continuing professional development in 2013, 2014 and 2015, respectively from the HKIoD.

Dato’Dr. Kenny Sim
Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Dr. Kenny Sim was appointed as the Independent Non-executive Director on 13 December 2017. Dr. Sim is primarily responsible for providing independent advice and guidance to the Board. Dr. Sim has accumulated over 24 years worth of experience in investment and business management. In June 2010, Dr. Sim was appointed as the Managing Director and the Chief Executive Officer of WE Holdings Ltd, a company listed on the Catalist board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”), after it was acquired through a reverse takeover by Plexus Components, which is owned by Dr. Sim. Since September 2015, Dr. Sim has been a Non-independent Non-executive Director of Global Invacom Group Limited, a company listed on the Mainboard of SGXST and the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange and principally engaged in providing satellite communication equipment. He is currently the CEO of FSK Advisory Pte Ltd, a boutique talent acquisition and human resources consultancy firm.
Dr. Sim obtained a Diploma in Electronic Engineering from Ngee Ann Polytechnic in 1990, a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Murdoch University, Australia in March 1998 and a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration from Honolulu University, the United States of America in November 2015. Dr. Sim was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2020 by the President of Singapore.

Eugene Lim
Independent Non-Executive Director

Eugene has over 17 years’ experience in wealth management. He played a key role providing wealth advisory to significant families in Greater China during his career as a private banker with J.P. Morgan, Hong Kong. Prior to that, he worked with private clients across North and South Asia as investment advisor with LGT Bank, and Merrill Lynch Singapore. Before joining the financial sector, he worked in management consulting on engagements that included retail bank strategy and credit risk management, for major banks in Singapore and China.
In his current role as Head of Private Wealth, Eugene Lim is responsible for the wealth management business for Matrixport, a full-service asset manager for digital assets. In Matrixport, he leads an experienced team with in-depth knowledge of the HNW and family office investment objectives, with the aim to establish Matrixport as the trusted advisor to private clients, and the end goal of including digital assets as a permanent allocation in next generation portfolios.
Eugene graduated magna cum laude from Brown University, Rhode Island, USA, in August 2003, with majors in Economics and International Relations. He has been a Chartered Financial Analyst since December 2011.