Board of Directors
Mr Toh Choo Huat
Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr Toh Choo Huat is the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ley Choon Group Holdings Limited (“Ley Choon” or the “Group”). As one of the Group’s founders, Mr Toh has played a pivotal role in the growth and development of the Group. He is responsible for the overall business development and general management of the Group. He also oversees the overall strategic directions and expansion plans for the growth and development of the Group.

Mr Toh has more than 20 years of experience in the business of Underground Utilities Infrastructure construction and maintenance, sewer pipeline rehabilitation, road and airfield construction and maintenance. Prior to the establishment of Ley Choon, Mr Toh worked as a maintenance technician in Fairchild Semiconductor Pte Ltd. In 1990, Mr Toh and his brothers incorporated Ley Choon Constructions and Engineering Pte Ltd (“LCCE”).

Mr Toh holds a Diploma in Electrical & Electronic from Ngee Ann Technical College (in association with Central Polytechnic London).

Dr Low Boon Hwee
Executive Director

Dr Low Boon Hwee is the Executive Director of Ley Choon. He joined Ley Choon as Group Technical Director in 2012 and is responsible for the Group’s technology development, Research and Development (“R&D”), and technical activities in the field of asphalt technology, pavement engineering and construction waste recycling. Dr Low’s responsibilities also include developing business opportunities and strategies in line with the Group’s vision as well as overseeing product development, quality control, plant production and operations management.

Dr Low has over 20 years of experience in road construction materials related industry and conducted applied research for highway and airfield pavement, asphalt premix design and construction waste recycling technology. Prior to joining the Group, Dr Low was the National Technical Manager of Highway International Pte Ltd from 2009 to 2012. From 2000 to 2009, he was the National Technical Manager (Singapore & Malaysia) of Hanson Building Materials (S) Pte Ltd where his main responsibility was to spearhead the technical department and R&D activities for asphalt, ready-mix concrete and quarry businesses. From 1993 to 2000, Dr Low was the Technical Manager of Eng Seng Construction Pte Ltd where he was in charge of road projects and the technical department.

Dr Low holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Civil Engineering, specialising in Highway and Building Materials from the National University of Singapore.

Mr Ling Chung Yee Roy
Lead Independent Director

Professor Roy Ling, CFA

Professor Roy Ling is currently a Managing Director at RL Capital Management and RL Academy. Concurrently, he also serves as a Lead Independent Board Director at 5 listed companies across Asia, as an Adjunct Professor in Finance at the EDHEC Business School, and as a Consultant for RHT Strategic Advisory and RHT Academy.

Prior to RL Capital, Prof. Ling held senior investment banking positions with JPMorgan, Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs and Salomon Smith Barney. Prof. Ling is a Chartered Financial Analyst and was a former Board Director of the CFA Society of Japan. He was honoured as one of 20 Rising Stars in Real Estate by Institutional Investor in 2008.

Prof. Ling graduated from INSEAD with a Global EMBA and from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration.

Mr Chia Soon Hin William
Independent Director

Mr Chia Soon Hin William was appointed as Independent Director of the Company on 28 September 2015. He is also chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit and Nominating Committees.

Mr Chia provides training for financial institutions and business advisory to corporations through his company, Xie Capital Pte Ltd, and has more than 35 years of retail and commercial banking experience with Overseas Union Bank, Standard Chartered Finance, DBS Bank, Malayan Banking Berhad and United Overseas Bank. Prior to his retirement from United Overseas Bank in October 2014, he was Executive Director with the bank’s Group Commercial Banking.

Mr Chia is a Chartered Secretary and Associate of the Governance Institute of Australia, Fellow with the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK, and Associate with the Chartered Institute of Bankers UK. He was conferred IBF Fellow by the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore in November 2014.

Mr Teo Ho Beng
Non-Executive Director

Mr Teo Ho Beng is presently the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hiap Hoe Group. Mr Teo has more than 38 years of experience in the construction and property industries, and over 23 years of experience in the leisure industry.

Mr Teo is responsible for the formulation of corporate strategies and policies for Hiap Hoe, and ensures their implementation by senior management at the operations level. Mr Teo also chairs the senior management meetings to monitor Hiap Hoe’s performance, and oversees management, budgeting and forecasting procedures to ensure there is prudent financial management.