Board of Governors

From United Overseas Bank Limited

Mr. Eric Lian

Mr. Eric Lian

Managing Director & Head of Group Commercial Banking
United Overseas Bank Limited

Eric joined UOB on 21 September 2020.

He is responsible for the Group Commercial Banking of Wholesale Banking of the Group which include Corporate & Commercial Banking, Commercial Real Estate Institutions, Specialised and Commodities Finance as well as Special Asset Management.

Prior to that, he was the President and CEO of UOB (China) from June 2013 to June 2016. He was a member of the Bank’s Executive Committee of UOB Group. He has 26 years of banking experience. He began his banking career with UOB in 1989 and joined Standard Chartered Bank in 1995. During his 18 years of tenor with SCB, he held several senior positions in wholesale banking business as well as credit risk management in Singapore and China.

Eric graduated from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore with a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Business Administration.

Ms. Kavita Bedi Bhattacharya

Ms. Kavita Bedi Bhattacharya

Manager Director and Head of Group Business Banking
United Overseas Bank Limited

Ms Kavita Bedi is Managing Director and Head of Group Business Banking, Group Wholesale Banking and Markets. She is responsible for UOB Group’s small business (SME) segment across its Southeast Asia markets.

In addition to driving growth of the markets under her coverage, she leads other strategic initiatives in UOB’s small business segment that drive digital financial connectivity for SMEs, such as the structuring of partnership ecosystems that allow small businesses to scale their businesses domestically and regionally.

Ms Bedi has more than 25 years’ banking experience. She joined UOB in 2015 and has held several strategic leadership positions in Group Business Banking including Business Banking Singapore Country Head, Group Head of Product Management & Ecosystems and Group Head of Strategy, Portfolio Management & Risk Monitoring.

Prior to joining UOB, she was with Standard Chartered Bank and held several key management roles in SME Banking, Consumer Banking and Distribution Channels, with the most recent being Head of Business Clients, Singapore & ASEAN, with primary coverage of Singapore and extended responsibilities for the region.

She is a Singaporean and holds a Master’s degree from Drew University, USA and a Bachelors Degree from St Stephens College, New Delhi, India.

Mr. Ang Moh Chuan

Mr. Ang Moh Chuan

Managing Director of Group Corporate Banking
United Overseas Bank Limited

Mr. Ang Moh Chuan joined UOB since 2010 in China as Country Head of Corporate Banking and subsequently as Alternate CEO. He returned to Singapore in 2015 to lead Real Estate & Hospitality business for overseas markets, before taking on current role to oversee several industry teams in Singapore and looking after various Asia Pacific markets. He previously held various senior positions as General Manager at DBS in key cities in China and Taiwan. Moh Chuan graduated with Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University and completed an Executive Program with Peking University.

From the Industry

Ms. Yeah Lee Ching

Ms. Yeah Lee Ching

Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Director,
ValueMax Group Ltd.

Ms. Yeah Lee Ching was appointed as the Chief Marketing Officer of the company on 6 January 2022. She also holds the position of an Executive Director of the Company as of 12 April 2013. She is responsible for leading the planning, development and execution of our Group’s marketing initiatives. Ms. Yeah also oversees the valuation, gold trading, as well as the corporate communications of our Group.

Ms. Yeah has over 20 years of experience in the jewellery and gemstones industry, having been the General Manager of Golden Success Jewellery Pte Ltd, and then the Marketing and Communications Manager (Asia Pacific) of Signity Management Pte Ltd (now known as Swarovski-Gems). Yeah Lee Ching first joined the Group as Marketing Manager in 2004.

Ms. Yeah received a Master of Business Administration degree from the National University of Singapore. She also holds a Graduate Gemologist diploma from the Gemological Institute of America. She is currently the Vice President of Enterprise 50 Association, Honorary Secretary of Singapore Pawnbrokers Association and Assistant Secretary of Yeow Si Gong Huay.

Ms. Jamie Lim

Ms. Jamie Lim

Chief Executive Officer,
Scanteak Singapore
Hawaii Furnishing Pte. Ltd.

Ms. Jamie Lim, at the helm of Scanteak as its CEO, is a testament to the rich legacy of her family's furniture business. Growing up amidst the intricacies of the trade, she fondly recalls childhood moments playing hide and seek in her parents' showroom. Despite initial hesitations, Jamie joined Scanteak at 25, navigating her way from a diverse range of roles to her current leadership position. The company, once a modest venture in a 400 sq ft space, has flourished into an industry heavyweight with 180 stores, establishing itself as a household name in Singapore and a prominent furniture brand in Taiwan and Japan. Her dedication and innovative approach, evident in award-winning marketing campaigns and collaborations with local designers, have propelled Scanteak forward. Under Jamie's leadership, sustainability practices have been integrated, and technological advancements, like an AI platform and augmented reality services, have been embraced. Jamie envisions a long-term impact, fostering meaningful connections through Scanteak's products. Inspired by her father's resilience and business acumen, Jamie seeks to expand Scanteak's footprint in Southeast Asia while emphasising competence over familial ties for the brand's future. As she guides Scanteak forward, Jamie Lim remains committed to representing Singapore proudly on the global stage.

Ms. Susan Chong

Ms. Susan Chong

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Greenpac (S) Pte. Ltd.
Green Phyto Pte. Ltd.

Ms. Susan Chong founded Green Phyto in March 2014. Greenphytos’ vision is to be the World’s premier Farms of the Future, enabling security of sustainable food supplies for nations, through innovative, automated and weather independent farming solutions. Susan is also the founder and CEO of Greenpac (S) Pte Ltd, a company specialising in re-engineering, designing and distributing environmentally friendly packaging products and solutions to customers which include Fortune 500 companies and other multinational corporations in aviation, defense and biotechnology.

Susan has grown Greenpac from a one-woman startup into Asia's market-leading Economic Forum for leadership in the circular economy. Susan now heads a thriving multimillion-dollar company with a team of 230 people. She currently sits on the Boards of National Environment Agency, SkillsFuture Singapore Agency, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore Institute of Management, and Singapore Business Federation Foundation.

Ms. Voo Choon Ling

Ms. Voo Choon Ling

Group Managing Director
Woodlands Transport Service Pte. Ltd.

Ms. Voo Choon Ling joined Woodlands Transport Group in 2001 as a Finance Manager and currently helms the role of the Group Managing Director.

Choon Ling graduated from the Australian National University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accountancy and was with CPA Australia. She is currently a Chartered Accountant of ISCA.

Outside Woodlands Transport, she has served as a Council Member since 2019 in the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and currently holds a Vice-Chair appointment in the Research & Publications Committee in SCCCI.

She is also the Treasurer of the West Coast Peak Neighbourhood Committee of West Coast GRC since 2011.

Since January 2015, she has been on board of the Student Advisory Committee of Bukit Panjang Government High School, her alma mater.

Mr. Chua Yong Hin

Mr. Chua Yong Hin

General Manager
Delta Tech Group

Mr. Chua Yong Hin is a name synonymous with dedication, both in the professional and community spheres. With a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Advanced Diploma and Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic, Chua's educational foundation is as robust as his professional career.

For over a decade, Yong Hin has been an integral part of Delta Technology Pte Ltd, where he currently serves as the General Manager. His remarkable journey within the organization has been marked by transformative achievements. As a visionary leader, he played a pivotal role in regionalizing the company's operations across Asia, leading successful expansions into markets such as Vietnam, Indonesia, and Hong Kong.

Yong Hin's commitment to driving innovation and research and development has been a driving force behind Delta Technology's success. His ability to conceptualize and introduce new product ranges has kept the company at the forefront of technological advancements in the industry.

Beyond the boardroom, Yong Hin is an active grassroots leader, dedicating his time and expertise to various grassroots committees as Vice Chairman. He strongly believes in the power of voluntarism and actively engages in community service, embodying the spirit of giving back to society.

In his personal life, Yong Hin is a people person who enjoys connecting with others. He is known for his culinary skills and takes delight in cooking for his family and friends. He is a loving father of four children, three boys, and one girl, which reflects his commitment not only to his professional endeavors but also to his role as a nurturing and supportive family man.

Chua Yong Hin is a multifaceted individual who combines his engineering knowledge, leadership acumen, community engagement, and love for family into a compelling life story that continues to inspire and leave a lasting impact on those he encounters.

Mr. Dennis Mark

Mr. Dennis Mark

Chief Executive Officer
Singapore Manufacturing Federation

Dennis is an independent member of the BOG. He became the Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) in June 2023, focusing on driving digitalisation, innovation-led productivity, business transformation and internationalisation towards enhancing the competitiveness of its member companies and the manufacturing community. With over 30 years in the IT/business consulting industries, he has held pivotal top leadership roles in HP regional business units and functions across the Asia Pacific, marked by a strong knack for stakeholder engagement and leadership.

Beyond his corporate roles, Dennis champions community causes. He is an integral member of the Singapore Red Cross Council and chairs the Humanitarian Assistance & International Response Committee. He also volunteers as the Deputy Director of Red Cross Youth, steering efforts in human capital and safety operations. In the educational realm, Dennis supports the Singapore Management University-Asian Enterprise Institute as a business coach, mentoring leaders on growth and transformation.

Educationally, he graduated with an Engineering degree from the National University of Singapore and secured an Executive Diploma (Board Directorship) from Singapore Management University. For holistic well-being, Dennis turns to triathlons, mountain climbing, and yoga. He co-authored “Thriving At Work, International Edition”, shedding light on essential work experiences often overlooked in academia.

Mr. Marcus Loh

Mr. Marcus Loh


Marcus is an independent member of the BOG. He is currently the director at Temus, where he heads strategic communication, public affairs, and marketing. Prior to Temus, he was the group executive director at global communication agency Waggener Edstrom where he led client services for the firm in Singapore and helmed the firm’s technology practice. He was also formerly the director of communication for Asia-Pacific at Tableau Software (NYSE: CRM), vice president of brand, communication and marketing at a leading regional private education group, and campaign lead for the United Nations International Year of Cooperatives Singapore Program in 2012. In 2017, Marcus was listed as a Singapore Business Review ‘40 under 40 notable Chief Marketing Officers’, while LinkedIn named him as a Power Profile for marketing professionals in Singapore.

In 2019, Marcus was elected as the president of the Institute of Public Relations of Singapore, served on its accreditation board, and became a founding member of the IPRS President’s Circle in 2022. He serves as a fellow of the National Volunteers & Philanthropy Centre’s Company of Good initiative, a board member of the Singapore Management University Alumni Philanthropy Council, and advisory board member at the Singapore University of Social Sciences - to name a few organizations for whom he hopes to make a difference. He completed an executive program in public leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and earned two master of science degrees, from the National University of Ireland in 2012 and the Singapore Management University in 2015, where Marcus was one of two students in his cohort to be conferred a scholarship.

From Singapore Management University

Professor Bert De Reyck

Professor Bert De Reyck

Full-time Faculty
Dean, Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Professor Bert De Reyck earned his BSc in Applied Economics, MSc in Information Systems Engineering and PhD in Operations Management from the University of Leuven, Belgium. He is the Founding Director of the UCL School of Management at University College London. Before joining UCL, Professor Bert held positions at London Business School, the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Rotterdam School of Management. He has also taught at Columbia University, Hong Kong University, and CEIBS. He has been the recipient of several teaching and applied research awards. Professor Bert enjoys the reputation of being a dedicated educator, an inspiring leader and an able administrator who is highly respected by his colleagues.

Professor Bert is an accomplished scholar whose research activities focus on decision analytics, artificial intelligence, and project management. His award-winning research is published in numerous academic and professional journals and it has seen applications in a wide variety of companies in the life sciences, aerospace, and transportation industries. He has also secured several research grants, industry sponsorships and projects with organisations such as Eurocontrol, the UK Department for Transport, Network Rail, Heathrow Airport, The Noble Group, Dunlop Aerospace, Eaton Aerospace, the New York Transit Authority, Pfizer, Merck, Roche, Novartis, Sanofi-Aventis, and Shire.

View Professor Bert's full profile here.

Dr. ANG Ser-Keng

Dr. ANG Ser-Keng

Full-time Faculty
Principal Lecturer of Finance
Member of The Board of Governors & Director, UOB-SMU Asian Enterprise Institute
Academic Director, SMU EMBA Programme
Academic Director, SMU MBA Programme

Dr. ANG Ser-Keng has been actively teaching, undergraduate, executive and post graduate programs since 2003. At SMU, he teaches a broad range of finance related courses, including M&A, Investment Banking, Entrepreneurial Finance, Corporate Finance and Fixed Income. Ser-Keng has won numerous teaching excellence awards at SMU on different programs, including the EMBA, MBA, MiM and MSc in Innovation. In 2016, he was conferred the Commendation Medal by the President of the Republic of Singapore for his contribution to education. In 2018, he was recognized as a Specialist Adult Educator (Curriculum) by Singapore Skills Future SG.

In addition to teaching, Ser-Keng also holds several administrative appointments at SMU, including Member of the Board of Governors and Director of the UOB-SMU Asian Enterprise Institute as well as the academic director of the SMU EMBA and MBA programmes. Through his directorship at the UOB-SMU Asian Enterprise Institute, he has also been actively involved in advising small businesses since 2006. Prior to his academic appointment at SMU, Ser-Keng was an Investment Banking in London, Hong Kong and Singapore, specializing in capital raising and M&A.

Ser-Keng received his Ph.D. in Finance from UNSW Business School, MBA from London Business School (LBS), Master in Business Research from UWA, and Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) from National University of Singapore (NUS). He is qualified for both CA and ACIS. Ser-Keng is also a certified and experienced Executive Coach.

View Ser-Keng’s full profile here.


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