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Our Management


Mr Lim Chung Chun

Mr Lim is the Chairman and CEO of our Group, and is also our co-founder.
As Chairman and CEO of our Group, he is responsible for setting the strategic direction of our Group together with the Board and oversees the entire overall management of our Group. From 1991 to 1998, Mr Lim was an investment analyst with two securities companies in Singapore and eventually rose to become the Head of Research at ING Barings Securities Pte. Ltd. He co-founded Fundsupermart.com Pte. Ltd. in 2000. Mr Lim graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from the National University of Singapore in 1991, and obtained a Diploma in Investment from the Institute of Banking and Finance in 1993.

 

Mr Wong Soon Shyan

Mr Wong is our Group Chief Operating Officer ("COO").
Mr Wong is responsible for the day-to-day management of our Group as the Group COO. He is also our Chief Risk Officer (“CRO”). Prior to joining our Group, Mr Wong was with a well-known fund management company as a manager responsible for the marketing, product development, sales administration and sales in respect of funds from 1994 to 2000. From 1989 to 1991, he worked briefly as an external auditor before joining a foreign bank as a credit analyst, and from 1992 to 1994, he worked as an accountant. Mr Wong graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore in 1989. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

 

Mr Leung Fung Yat David

Mr Leung is our Group Chief Financial Officer ("CFO").
Mr Leung joined our Group in August 2006 and is responsible for our Group’s financial and accounting matters. He has more than 20 years of experience in auditing, accounting, taxation and financial management. Prior to joining our Group, Mr Leung worked as an auditor in the Hong Kong and Singapore offices of an international accounting firm from 1991 to 1998 and was promoted to assistant manager in 1996. From 1999 to 2006, he held various financial and accounting positions in companies in different industries including companies in the business of machinery and equipment manufacturing, the provision of e-commerce services, investment holdings, electronics and semiconductors, retail and the manufacture and trading of health food products. Mr Leung graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy with Honours from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1991 and obtained a Master of Business Administration, Imperial College London, United Kingdom.

 

Mr Lim Wee Kiong

Mr Lim is the Managing Director of our B2B Business in Singapore.
After joining our Group in April 2001, he took on the role of General Manager in 2006 and was responsible for the overall management of our B2B Business. Mr Lim was promoted to Managing Director, Platform Services Singapore, and was appointed as a Director of iFAST Financial Pte Ltd, in 2016. Prior to joining our Group, he worked as a credit and marketing officer in a local bank and a product and marketing executive at a company dealing in automation products. From 1995 to 1997, Mr Lim worked as an insurance agent with two life insurance companies. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) from Monash University, Australia in 2000. Mr Lim also obtained a Diploma in Investment from the Institute of Banking and Finance in 1998 and a Diploma in Computer Studies from Ngee Ann Polytechnic in 1995.

 

Mr Dennis Tan Yik Kuan

Mr Tan is Managing Director of iFAST Malaysia Sdn Bhd.
With over 10 years of experience in the funds industry, Mr Tan oversees both the B2B and B2C divisions of our business in Malaysia. Mr Tan joined our Group in 2002 as an IT Manager and was involved in the development of end-user portfolio and investment software tools and applications for B2B customers. In 2004, he took on the position of Business Development Manager responsible for the growth of the software division business. In 2006, Mr Tan was promoted to Managing Director of iFAST Service Centre Sdn Bhd and in 2008, he took on the role of Managing Director of iFAST Malaysia. Prior to joining our Group, he was a software engineer with a software house. Mr Tan is a Computer Science graduate from University Putra Malaysia and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). He is currently the Deputy President of Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM).

 

Mr Kelvin Yip Hok Yin

Mr Yip is the Managing Director, Platform Services of iFAST Hong Kong.
Mr Yip joined the Group in 2006 and was promoted to General Manager of Platform Services HK in April 2009, before assuming the role of iFAST HK COO in April 2014. Prior to joining our Group, Mr Yip was an environmental engineer in a major construction group from 2001 to 2003. From 1999 to 2001, he conducted environmental audits in factories across Asia in a global apparel group. Mr Yip graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Bio-Resource Engineering from the University of British Columbia, Canada in 1999. He also holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2004 and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2006.

 

Mr Bernard Teo Wee Howe

Mr Teo is the Legal Representative of iFAST China.
Mr Teo currently leads the Group’s business development in the China market and oversees the running of the business operations of iFAST China. Mr Teo was the General Manager of iFAST Financial Limited from 2014 to 2017. He is also a member of the Fund Distribution Specialised Committee of Shenzhen Asset Management Association (深圳投资基金同业公会基金销售专业委员会委员). Mr Teo has more than 10 years of operational experience in the funds distribution space, and he was previously the Regional Head of Operations & Settlements at iFAST Financial Pte Ltd, overseeing the Group’s operations and settlements teams across Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and India. Mr Teo holds a Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) with Distinction from Royal Melbourne Institution of Technology and a Diploma in Banking and Finance from Nanyang Polytechnic.

 

Board of Directors


Mr Lim Chung Chun

Mr Lim is the Chairman and CEO of our Group, and is also our co-founder.
As Chairman and CEO of our Group, he is responsible for setting the strategic direction of our Group together with the Board and oversees the entire overall management of our Group. From 1991 to 1998, Mr Lim was an investment analyst with two securities companies in Singapore and eventually rose to become the Head of Research at ING Barings Securities Pte. Ltd. He co-founded Fundsupermart.com Pte. Ltd. in 2000. Mr Lim graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from the National University of Singapore in 1991, and obtained a Diploma in Investment from the Institute of Banking and Finance in 1993.

 

Mr Yao Chih Matthias

Mr Yao is the Lead Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 1 January 2014.
Mr Yao was previously the Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence, Minister of State at the Prime Minister’s Office and Senior Minister of State at the Prime Minister’s Office. From 2004 to 2011, he was the Mayor of South East District, Deputy Speaker of Parliament from 2006 to 2011, and Member of Parliament for the MacPherson Single Member Constituency from 1991 to 2011. Mr Yao was appointed as a member of the HDB Board in October 2009. He is the Chairman of EM Services Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of HDB. Mr Yao is also Managing Director of Agmonton Pte. Ltd. He was awarded the Overseas Merit Scholarship in 1975 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Birmingham, UK in 1978.

 

Mr Kok Chee Wai

Mr Kok is an Independent Director of our Company and was appointed to our Board on 1 January 2014.
Mr Kok has been a Partner in Allen & Gledhill LLP since 1998 and presently co-heads its Banking Practice. He has broad experience in domestic and international financings, which includes acting for lenders and major corporates on domestic and crossborder syndicated loans, structured and acquisition financing and debt restructuring. Mr Kok graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LLB (Hons) degree in 1991. He was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1992, when he joined Allen & Gledhill LLP.

 

Mr Ng Loh Ken Peter

Mr Ng is an Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 1 January 2014.
Mr Ng has been Managing Director of Peterson Asset Management Pte Ltd since 2000 and is also a director of Procurri Corporation Limited, a company listed on the SGX, since June 2016. He was also previously a director of OWW Investments III Ltd., a position he resigned from in February 2017. Mr Ng served as General Manager of Investments in Hong Leong Assurance Bhd, and was based in Malaysia for three years. For nine years to 1996, he served as Head of Treasury, Investment and Corporate divisions at various stages of his career with Great Eastern Life Assurance Co Ltd. Prior to that, Mr Ng was Senior Manager of an international public accounting firm and had worked for several years in their Australian and Singapore offices. From 2009 to 2010, he also served as a member on the ACRA Investment Committee. Mr Ng graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree (with Honours) in 1977. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder. Mr Ng completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 1993.

 

Mr David Toh Teng Peow

Mr Toh is an Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 18 April 2018.
Mr Toh is Director and Chief Technology Officer at NTUitive, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore responsible for commercialising the university’s scientific research and incubating startups. David is also a co-founder and CEO of Cloud Wings together with Prof Wen Yong Gang from NTU. Prior his current role at NTUitive, David spent 11 years working in investment banks such as ING Barings and Lehman Brothers where he was a top-rated Asia Pacific technology sector analyst. In that capacity, David also advised listed and private technology companies on corporate strategy and fund raising. After leaving investment banking, David worked as a fund manager at DBS Asset Management before setting up his own Asia Pacific focused absolute return equity fund. David is a keen advocate of technology startups and has been an active angel investor since the late 1990s. He is currently on the board of fintech startup BankerBay. David also sits on the Singapore Stock Exchange Listings Advisory Committee providing opinions on technology companies seeking IPOs. David graduated with concurrent degrees in B.Sc. Materials Science & Engineering and a B.A. in Government and Asian Studies from Cornell University in 1991.

 

Mr Lim Wee Kian

Mr Lim is a Non-Executive Director of our Company and was appointed to the Board on 18 April 2018.
Mr Lim is a Managing Director in the Foreign Exchange desk, Treasury and Markets at DBS Bank and has been with the bank since August 2004. Prior to joining DBS Bank, he was with various investment banks and was a member of the teams engaged in the trading of foreign exchange and interest rate products. Mr Lim graduated with a Bachelor of Business from Nanyang Technological University in 1992.

 

Ms Janice Wu Sung Sung

Ms Wu is a Non-Executive Director of our Company and was appointed to the Board on 18 April 2018.
Ms Wu is currently Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development at Singapore Press Holdings Limited and is responsible for leading its multi-discipline business development team in sourcing and executing mergers and acquisitions initiatives. Ms Wu also heads the Corporate Planning and Risk functions and oversees SPH’s venture capital fund, SPH Ventures. Ms Wu has held various positions across functions with active involvement in legal advisory work, M&A transactions, joint ventures, property acquisitions, corporate planning and analytics. She sits on the board of several companies, including Mindchamps Preschool Limited, SGCM Pte Ltd, SPH Interactive International Pte Ltd., The Seletar Mall Pte Ltd and SPH’s joint venture companies for the mixed development at Bidadari estate. Ms Wu holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the National University of Singapore and was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1993.

 

Mr Dennis Goh Bing Yuan

Mr Goh is an Executive Director and was appointed to our Board on 2 January 2018.
Mr Goh is the Director of IT Applications. He joined the Group in 2004 and was involved in the development of various IT systems and applications for our Singapore operation. Subsequently, he led the setup and launch of various systems and platforms for our Group in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and India. In 2013, Mr Goh was promoted to Director, IT Applications. He was also a Non-executive Board Director of iFAST India Holdings Pte Ltd (formerly known as Pecuniam Pte Ltd) and its subsidiaries, which include the iFAST India platform business since 2010. He also served as Non-Executive Director on the board of iFAST Capital Sdn Bhd from 2012 to 2014. Mr Goh graduated from Middlesex University, London with an Honours Degree in Information Technology with Business Information Systems in 2004 and a Masters’ in Business Administration from The University of Manchester in 2016.