Board of Directors

Mr. Yip Mun Foong James

Lead Independent Director

Mr Yip has been appointed as the Lead Independent Director of the Company, Chairman of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee, as well as a member of the Audit Committee with effect from 29 July 2013.


Mr Yip is a banker with over 25 years' experience working for large international financial institutions including Barclays, Amro, Toronto Dominion, First Chicago and finally as Global Head of Capital Markets and Syndications at Singapore-based Overseas Union Bank. During his banking career, he has been involved in financings of infrastructure projects in Indonesia, China and Australia. Mr Yip holds a post-graduate diploma in management studies from the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago and a post-graduate diploma in financial management from the Stern School of Business Administration, New York University. Mr Yip is also a pioneer recipient of the executive diploma in directorship jointly awarded by the Singapore Institute of Directors and the Singapore Management University.