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Our Management


Mr Lim Chung Chun

Mr Lim is the Chairman and CEO of iFAST Corp, a Fintech wealth management platform that combines Fintech solutions with the capabilities of a licenced financial institution to provide multi-product offerings. Mr Lim co-founded the Company with the launch of its B2C division Fundsupermart.com in Singapore in 2000, following which the B2B division iFAST Financial was launched in 2001. He subsequently led the Company’s regional expansion efforts, extending iFAST’s presence beyond Singapore to Hong Kong, Malaysia, China and UK, building a well-established Fintech ecosystem across the five markets. Mr Lim also led the Company to its successful listing on the SGX-ST Mainboard in December 2014. Before setting up iFAST Corp, Mr Lim was the Head of Research at ING Barings Securities Pte. Ltd. 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. Prior to joining our Group, Mr Wong was with a well-known fund management company as a manager responsible for the marketing, product development, as well as 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 Lim Kian Thong Jimmy

Mr Lim is our Group Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”).
Mr Lim joined the Group as Deputy Chief Operating Officer in 2020. He has more than 30 years of accounting, financial, treasury and investment banking experience gained from working as top management and board members in various financial institutions and a manufacturing company. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Lim was the Chief Financial Officer and Board Executive Director of PureCircle Limited. From 2005 to 2019, he served in several senior management roles including Chief Executive Officer and Board Executive Director at Haitong International Securities (Singapore) and SBI E2-Capital Asia Securities, Chief Executive Officer (Financial Investments) at Hua Hong Foundation Investment Holding (Singapore) and General Manager at DMG & Partners Securities. In these various management roles, he was responsible for managing the investment banking and stockbroking businesses, as well as initial public offerings and secondary placements. Mr Lim has a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from National University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration (Banking & Finance) degree from Nanyang Technological University. He is also a Fellow, Chartered Accountant of Singapore and Fellow, CPA Australia.

 

Mr Eddie Pang Jian Jong

Mr Pang is our Group Chief Risk Officer (“CRO”)
Mr Pang joined the Group as CRO of Singapore in 2019. He was responsible for the Group’s risk management function in Singapore, and sat on the Board Risk Committee of iFAST Malaysia. Mr Pang brings to the Group more than 15 years of risk and control related experiences in the financial industry. Prior to joining the Group, he was Director, Global Banking and Markets, Operational Risk Oversight, at the Bank of Nova Scotia. From 2006 to 2015, he took on various regulatory and banking roles including Assistant Director of Banking Department at the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and Assistant Vice President of Strategic Process Change Management at Credit Suisse AG. He started his career in PricewaterhouseCoopers as an Auditor. Mr Pang graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University in 2005.

 

Mr Lim Wee Kiong

Mr Lim is the Managing Director of iFAST Singapore.
He currently heads our Global Fintech Services, a role he took on since March 2022. 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. He graduated with a degree in 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 Goh Bing Yuan

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 from 2010 to 2017. 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.

 

Mr Wong Tin Niam Jean Paul

Mr Wong Tin Niam ("Mr Wong") is the General Manger of iFAST Singapore’s B2C division, FSMOne.com.
He is also the Director of the Corporate Communications department, which looks after the Investor Relations function for iFAST Corp. Mr Wong was part of the team working on the company’s IPO on the SGX-ST Mainboard in 2014. In his earlier years with the company, he was part of the Content team producing financial education and other investment-related content. Mr Wong has been with the company since 2004. He graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics from the National University of Singapore in 2003.

 

Mr Kelvin Yip Hok Yin

Mr Yip is the Managing Director 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 degree in 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 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).

 

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 Financial China Limited ("iFAST China", formerly known as iFAST Financial Limited). Mr Teo was the General Manager of iFAST China from 2014 to 2016. He is currently the Legal Representative of iFAST China, a role he took on from 2016. He was 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)from 2017 to 2020. 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 degree in 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 Mark Rudolph Duncan

Mr Duncan is the Lead Independent Director of the Company, appointed on 1 January 2023. Mr Duncan was first appointed to our Board as an Independent Director on 1 January 2021, and reappointed to the Board on 23 April 2021.
Mr Duncan is currently the CEO of Typhoon Wealth Limited, a financial services advisory company focused on technology implementation in banking and wealth management. He is based in Hong Kong. He was the Global Head of Equity for the Macquarie Group from 2012 to 2017, and also the Chief Executive of Macquarie Bank’s Hong Kong bank branch during this period. Prior roles included Head of Asian Equity for Macquarie Group, and Country Equity Head roles in Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore and Malaysia with Macquarie and ING Barings. He has broad experience across Asian capital markets, wealth management, regulatory compliance, technology and operations. Mr Duncan graduated from the Ecole Superieure de Commerce Marseille and Middlesex University with a BA(Hons) degree in European Business Management in 1993.

 

Mr David Toh Teng Peow

Mr Toh is an Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 18 April 2018. He was reappointed to the Board on 23 April 2021.
Mr Toh is the Director and Chief Executive Officer of NTUitive, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore (“NTU”) responsible for commercialising the university’s scientific research and incubating startups. Prior to his current role at NTUitive, Mr Toh 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, he also advised listed and private technology companies on corporate strategy and fund raising. After leaving investment banking, he worked as a fund manager at DBS Asset Management before setting up his own Asia Pacific focused absolute return equity fund. Mr Toh is a keen advocate of technology startups and has been an active angel investor since the late 1990s. Mr Toh also sits on the Singapore Stock Exchange Listings Advisory Committee where he provides opinions on technology companies seeking IPOs. He graduated with concurrent degrees in B.Sc. Materials Science & Engineering and a B.A. in Government and Asian Studies from Cornell University in 1991.

 

Ms Caecilia Chu Wing Tak

Ms Chu is an Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 1 May 2022.
Ms Chu is the Co-Founder and CEO of YouTrip, a regional financial technology company dedicated to creating a next-generation digital banking experience in Southeast Asia. Prior to founding YouTrip, Ms Chu worked at Citigroup overseeing growth investments in the consumer and technology sectors in the Southeast Asian and China regions. Additionally, Ms Chu worked at McKinsey & Company, advising financial institutions across Asia on market entry, customer segmentation, and product strategies. Her fintech experiences prior to YouTrip include positions at Lufax, China’s leading online wealth management platform, and QF Pay, a China based global mobile payments company backed by Sequoia China. Ms Chu has been a member of YPO since 2021. She graduated with a Master Degree in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School in Boston, USA in 2011.

 

Dr Peng Chen

Dr Peng is an Independent Director of our Company and was appointed to our Board on 1 January 2023.
Dr Peng currently serves as director on the board of NTUC INCOME Insurance (Singapore); Fullerton Fund Management (Singapore). Dr Peng was the founding CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors (Asia Ex-Japan) from 2012-2020. Before joining Dimensional, Dr Peng served as President of Morningstar’s global investment management division, which consists of Morningstar’s investment consulting, retirement advice, and investment management operations in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, with approximately $190 billion in assets under advisement or management. In 2007, Dr Peng was selected to the Chicago Crain’s Business “40 under 40s”. He was also named to the Investment Advisor list of the “25 Most Influential Individuals” in 2008 and won the Financial Analysts Journal’s prestigious Graham and Dodd Scroll Award three times — in 2011, 2007, and 2003.  In addition, Dr Peng also won the Retirement Income Industry Association’s 2012 Academic Thought Leadership Award. He is co-inventor of two U.S. Patents.   Dr Peng holds a PhD and MS in consumer economics from Ohio State University.

 

Tham Soh Mui Tammie

Ms Tham is an Independent Director of our Company and was appointed to our Board on 1 January 2023.
Ms Tham is the Group CEO of Ensign Infosecurity (Ensign). Headquartered in Singapore, Ensign is the largest pure-play cyber security service provider in Asia Pacific. Prior to Ensign, she founded Accel Technologies (Accel), a company that specialised in cyber security systems integration. In 2017, Accel was acquired by StarHub Ltd and it was later folded into Ensign. Tammie also held leadership position in companies like BT Frontline and IBM. She has been serving on the Board of Trustees of the Singapore Institute of Technology, and the MediaCorp Board. She is a member of the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC)’s Data Protection Advisory Committee (DPAC), serves as an Advisor to the Association of Information Security Professionals, and co-chairs the Cyber Security Agency’s Cyber Security Awareness Alliance which aims to enhance awareness, and promote adoption of essential cybersecurity practices.

 

Ms Janice Wu Sung Sung

Ms Wu is a Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of our Company and was appointed to the Board on 18 April 2018. She was reappointed to the Board on 23 April 2021.
Ms Wu is currently the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at Singapore Press Holdings Limited (“SPH”) 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, Risk and Sustainability functions and sits on the Investment Committee of SPH’s venture capital fund, SPH Ventures. Ms Wu has held various positions across functions with active involvement in legal advisory work, Merger and Acquisition transactions, joint ventures, property acquisitions, corporate planning and analytics. She sits on the board of several companies, including M1 Limited, The Seletar Mall Pte. Ltd. and The Woodleigh Mall Pte Ltd. Ms Wu also chairs the board of Memphis 1 Pte Ltd, a joint venture company developing Singapore’s largest co-location data center.  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 Lim Wee Kian

Mr Lim is a Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of our Company and was appointed to the Board on 28 April 2004. He was reappointed to the Board on 27 April 2020.
Mr Lim is Head of Foreign Exchange, 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 Wong Tin Niam Jean Paul

Mr Wong Tin Niam ("Mr Wong") is an Executive Director and was appointed to our Board on 1 May 2021.
Mr Wong is the General Manger of iFAST Singapore’s B2C division, FSMOne.com. He is also the Director of the Corporate Communications department, which looks after the Investor Relations function for iFAST Corp. Mr Wong was part of the team working on the company’s IPO on the SGX-ST Mainboard in 2014. In his earlier years with the company, he was part of the Content team producing financial education and other investment-related content. Mr Wong has been with the company since 2004. He graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics from the National University of Singapore in 2003.