Mr Kuok Khoon Ean, 60, is the Chairman of Kuok (Singapore) Limited, a Director of Kerry Group Limited and the Managing Director of Kerry Holdings Limited. He is the Chairman and Non-Executive Director of PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. He is an independent non-executive director of The Bank of East Asia, Limited and IHH Healthcare Berhad, which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Bursa Malaysia respectively. Mr Kuok has served as the Chairman of Shangri-La Asia Limited from April 2008 to August 2013 and remained as a Non-Executive Director till June 2014. Mr Kuok holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Nottingham University, UK. Mr Kuok was appointed on 2 July 2007 and was last re-elected on 25 April 2013.
Mr Kuok Khoon Hua, 37, has been a director of Kerry Holdings Limited (KHL), the main investment holding company of the Kuok Group in Hong Kong, since January 2010 and he was made deputy managing director of KHL in January 2011. He is also a director of Kerry Group Limited and Kerry Wines Limited; a non-executive director of Kerry Properties Limited; and an executive director of Kerry Logistics Network Limited.
Mr Kuok holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from
Mr Juan R. Luciano, 54, is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM). ADM is one of the world’s leading agricultural processors and food-ingredient providers. Mr Luciano joined ADM in 2011 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. He was named president of the company in February 2014, and was appointed CEO in January 2015. In November 2015, he added Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors to his responsibilities. Mr Luciano previously spent 25 years at The Dow Chemical Company, where he last served as executive vice president and president of the performance division. Mr Luciano is a member of the board of directors of Eli Lilly and Company, and a Governor of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, where he serves as Midwest chair of the organisation’s National Trustees Board. He holds an industrial engineering degree from the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology. Mr Luciano was appointed on 20 June 2012 and was last re-elected on 24 April 2015.
Mr George Yong-Boon Yeo, 61, is the Chairman and Executive Director of Hong Kong-listed Kerry Logistics Network Limited and a Director of Kerry Holdings Limited. From 1988 to 2011, Mr Yeo served in the Singapore Government, as Minister of State for Finance, then as Minister for Information and the Arts, Health, Trade and Industry, and Foreign Affairs. Prior to 1988, Mr Yeo served in various capacities in the Singapore Armed Forces, Republic of Singapore Air Force and Defence Ministry, attaining the rank of Brigadier-General. Mr Yeo chairs the International Advisory Panel of the Nalanda University Governing Board. Mr Yeo is a member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum, the Berggruen Institute on Governance, the Asia-Pacific Advisory Board of Harvard Business School, the International Advisory Board of IESE Business School, Economic Development Commission, Hong Kong, the International Advisory Committee of National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and the International Advisory Committee of Mitsubishi Corporation. In 2013, he was appointed a member of the Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Economic-Administrative Structure of the Holy See and recently became a member of the newly-formed Vatican Council for the Economy. Mr Yeo has been an independent non-executive director of Hong Kong-listed AIA Group Limited since November 2012. Mr Yeo was awarded the Philippines’ Order of Sikatuna, India’s Padma Bhushan and Australia’s Honorary Officer of the Order of Australia. Mr Yeo graduated from Cambridge University with a double first in engineering in 1976 and also obtained a master of business administration degree (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School in 1985. Mr Yeo was appointed on 1 November 2014 and was last re-elected on 24 April 2015.
Mr Yeo Teng Yang, 74, is the lead independent director. He has a varied international career spanning senior positions in the Ministry of Finance and The Monetary Authority of Singapore, Ambassador to the European Community in
Mr Tay Kah Chye, 69, is currently the Executive Chairman of CLMV Consult Net Private Limited, a regional consulting company headquartered in Singapore and the Chief Executive Officer of the PATA Group (comprising PATA Consultancy Private Limited and PATA International Enterprise Private Limited). He has served as the Honorary Advisor of ASEAN Bankers Association, a regional banking industry group from 2008 to 2010. Prior to his retirement on 31 December 2007, Mr Tay was the President and Chief Executive Officer of ASEAN Finance Corporation Limited, a regional merchant bank based in Singapore and owned by various leading banks and financial institutions in ASEAN since 1991. Mr Tay has vast experience in banking and finance. Mr Tay was with Citibank N.A. Singapore Branch, where he started his banking career in 1973. His last held position in Citibank was Vice President and Head of its Corporate Marketing Group. During his 18 years with Citibank, he held various positions in banking operations, credit management and marketing. Mr Tay was a director of Cambodia Mekong Bank Public Limited from 2003 to 2012 and his last held position was Chairman of the Board of Directors. He is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Asiatic Group (Holdings) Limited and an independent director of Chemical Industries (Far East) Ltd. Mr Tay holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree in Economics from the then
Mr Kwah Thiam Hock, 69, sits on the board of various companies including IFS Capital Limited, Select Group Limited, Excelpoint Technology Ltd and Teho International Inc Ltd. He started his career in 1964 with the
Professor Kishore Mahbubani, 67, had a long career in government while at the same time, writing extensively on public issues. He was with the Singapore Foreign Service for 33 years (1971-2004) where he had postings in Cambodia (1973-74), Malaysia, Washington DC and New York, where he served two postings as Singapore’s Ambassador to the UN and as President of the UN Security Council in January 2001 and May 2002. He was Permanent Secretary at the Foreign Ministry from 1993 to 1998. Currently, he is the Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of the National University of Singapore. In the world of ideas, he has spoken and published globally. Prof Mahbubani was appointed on 1 January 2016.