SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE

Mr. Philip Yeo Liat Kok

Mr. Philip Yeo Liat Kok

Mr. Lai Chun Loong

Mr. Lai Chun Loong

Mr. Pham Phu Ngoc Trai

Mr. Pham Phu Ngoc Trai

Mr. Lau Boon Tuan

Mr. Lau Boon Tuan

Ms. Lam Thi Ngoc Hao

Ms. Lam Thi Ngoc Hao

Mr. PHILIP YEO LIAT KOK
Senior Advisor

Mr.Yeo is Chairman, Economic Development Innovations Singapore (www.edis.sg) an economic development management services company. EDIS provides strategic advice and undertakes the development and management of integrated industrial and urban areas with an emphasis on job creation and industrial cluster development.  

Mr. Yeo is Chairman of Accuron Technologies (www.accuron.com), a global technology group with core competencies in precision manufacturing, material processing and systems design and integration serving the aerospace, electronics and medical industries.

Mr. Yeo is an independent director on the board of directors of Hitachi Ltd (www.hitachi.com), City Developments Ltd (www.cdl.com.sg), Kerry Logistics (www.kerrylogistics.com).

Mr. Yeo is the Chairman of SPRING (Standards, Productivity and Innovation for Growth), Singapore Government’s enterprise development agency whose mission is to enable and grow Local Enterprises focusing on Small and Medium Enterprises.

He was former Chairman, Agency for Science, Technology & Research (www.a-star.edu.sg) and Economic Development Board (www.edb.gov.sg), and Senior Adviser for Science & Technology in the Ministry of Trade & Industry and Special Advisor for Economic Development in the Prime Minister’s Office.

Mr. Yeo holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Industrial Engineering) and an honorary Doctorate in Engineering from University of Toronto of Canada; Master of Science (Systems Engineering) from University of Singapore; Master of Business Administration from Harvard University of United States of America; honorary Doctorate in Medicine from Karolinska Institute of Sweden; honorary Doctorate of Science from Imperial College of United Kingdom; honorary Doctor of Letters from National University of Singapore; and honorary Doctor of Law from Monash University of Australia.

Mr. Philip Yeo Liat Kok

Mr. Philip Yeo Liat Kok

Senior Advisor

Mr. LAI CHUN LOONG
Advisor

Mr. Lai Chun Loong is currently Corporate Advisor to Temasek International Advisors Pte Ltd. 

Mr. Lai started his career at Chartered Industries of Singapore (CIS) in 1968. He rose to become Managing Director from 1983 to 1989. Concurrently he was Managing Director of Singapore Technology Corporation Pte Ltd.

He was appointed President of CIS in 1989. 

In September 1993 Mr. Lai moved to head Sembawang Industrial Pte Ltd serving as its Deputy Chairman and President.

Mr. Lai was the founding chairman of the Vietnam – Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) in 1996. He assisted to bring Foreign Direct Investments into VSIP and other business sectors in Vietnam. For his contributions to Vietnam, Mr. Lai was awarded the Friendship Medal by the President of Vietnam in 2006.

Mr. Lai served in numerous community positions over the past 35 years and is currently a Patron of Clementi Constituency.

He served as a Member of the Management Council of the German – Singapore Institute from 1982 to 1989. He was a Member of the Board of Governors of the Singapore Polytechnic from 1983 to 1992. He was the Chairman of the National Automation Master Plan Committee under EDB from 1987 to 1988.

Mr. Lai was awarded a Public Service Medal (PBM) in 1992.

Mr. Lai graduated with a Bachelor in Engineering (Mechanical) from the University of Auckland under a Colombo Plan Scholarship in 1967. He holds a MBA degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1980 and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University in Fall 1987.

Mr. Lai Chun Loong

Mr. Lai Chun Loong

Advisor

Mr. PHAM PHU NGOC TRAI
Chairman

    Founder & Chairman, GIBC.
    Chairman, Masan Nutri Science.
    Chairman, Rolex Vietnam.
    Chairman of Advisory Board, VinaCapital.
    Senior Editor Advisor, Forbes Viet Nam.
    Chairman, Leading Business Club (LBC).

Pham Phu Ngoc Trai – Chairman of Global Integration Business Consultants (GIBC), a company which was established with the mission of facilitating the integration and sustainable growth of Vietnamese businesses – has more than 30 years of experience in various FMCGs businesses including state-owned enterprises, joint-ventures and foreign companies, spanning across Vietnam and countries worldwide.

Mr. Trai held the position of Chairman and CEO of Saigon Food Processing Company (Foodexco), General Director of SPco. Holdings Company, International Beverages J.V Company (IBC), before being appointed to the President & CEO of PepsiCo Vietnam and South East Asia, Vice President - Corporate Affairs in Asia Pacific…He was among the very first Vietnamese senior leader in charge of regional business in a leading multi-national company. Under his leadership, PepsiCo Vietnam had consecutively won 4 prestigious DMK awards –the most honorable award of Pepsico International.

Apart from his business leadership, Mr. Trai is also known as a pioneer of CSR work in Vietnam. He has been elected to leadership posts at several reputable Charity and Business Associations, NGOs including the Leading Business Club (LBC - a member of the VCCI), the Saigon Times Foundation, Sponsored Association for Poor Patients in Ho Chi Minh City, the Saigon Golf Association…

Mr. Pham Phu Ngoc Trai

Mr. Pham Phu Ngoc Trai

Chairman

Mr. LAU BOON TUAN 
Member of Committee 

Mr. Lau has extensive experience in managing businesses in South East Asia and especially in Vietnam.

In Vietnam, when he was the Finance Director of Pepsi-Cola International, he was one of the key team members to explore business opportunities in Vietnam in 1992. He was part of the team who identified potential JV partners and negotiated on the overall structure of the shareholding for Pepsi-Cola Vietnam which went into operation successfully within 4 hours of the US embargo being lifted in 1994. 

In 2008, he was appointed Head of Vietnam with the objective to spearhead Fullerton Financial Holding's (FFH) entry strategy into Vietnam through the setup of a finance company as well as an acquisition of a local bank. After he sealed the deal with all regulatory approvals in 2011, he was the first foreign CEO to be appointed to run the local bank, Mekong Development Bank.

Before joining FFH, in 2005, he was appointed as the Group CEO of Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) where he improved SingPost’s net income over 3 years with a CAGR growth of 15%. As a result, SingPost stock priced went up 41.0% during his tenure and the market cap exceeded $2 billion dollars. SingPost became the 40th largest listed company in the Singapore Stock Exchange in terms of market cap during that period.

In his career that spans over more than 30 years, he held different key positions starting at PriceWaterhouse, Finance Director Pepsi International, COO Yeo Hiap Seng (Singapore), CEO CitiBank Consumer Bank Thailand, Group CEO Singapore Post Ltd, Head of Vietnam Fullerton Financial Holdings (wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Singapore) and CEO of Mekong Development Bank. 

Mr. Lau graduated from University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Mr. Lau Boon Tuan

Mr. Lau Boon Tuan

Member of Committee

Ms. LAM THI NGOC HAO
Member of Committee

    ACCA fellow member 
    CFA charter holder
    Certified Public Accountant, Australia
    Certified Public Accountant, Vietnam  

Ms. Hao is an audit partner in the Ho Chi Minh City office of KPMG Vietnam.  She has been working with KPMG for more than 18 years and was involved in a wide range of external audit assignments which include statutory audits under local regulations and annual audits of financial statements of local and multinational clients which require awareness of Vietnamese Accounting Standards, International Financial Reporting Standards and corporation systems.

Ms. Hao is currently leading Private Business which aims to support fast growing businesses to overcome challenges through planning and managing the growth. She manages a team consists of dedicated experts and professionals, with in depth global experience and local knowledge, who can assist fast growing businesses on growth strategy, corporate structure, process, procedures, system, and developing professional management practices.



Ms. Lam Thi Ngoc Hao

Ms. Lam Thi Ngoc Hao

Member of Committee