Dato' Dr Choo Yeow Ming
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ("CEO")
Dato' Choo was appointed as Director of APS since 6 July 2006. As CEO, he is responsible for the overall operations, management, strategic planning and business development of the Group. A lawyer by training, Dato' Choo obtained his law degrees from the University of Malaya, the Chicago-Kent College of Law and the Harvard University Law School. Thereafter, Dato' Choo practiced as an attorney in Chicago, Minneapolis, New York and Hong Kong, specialising in capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions. Dato' Choo was a partner at Winthrop Stimson Putnam & Roberts (now known as Pillsbury Winthrop) from 1992 to 2001, before becoming the executive chairman of Capital Strategic Investment Limited, which is listed on the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited. In that role, Dato' Choo took overall management responsibility for Capital Strategic Investment Limited before he stepped down in 2005.
Lum Moy Foong
Ms Lum was appointed to the Board on 22 March 2018. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia. She has more than 25 years of experience in handling the finance, corporate affairs, legal and corporate secretary matters of public listed companies and private limited companies. She is currently the chief financial officer and company secretary of an investment holding company.
Dr Lam Lee G.
Lead Independent Director
Dr Lam was appointed to the Board on 5 June 2007. Dr Lam has extensive international experience in general management, strategy consulting, policy advocacy, corporate governance, direct investment, investment banking and asset management. He started his career in Canada at Bell-Northern Research (the research and development arm of Nortel) and Bell Canada, and later returned to Hong Kong to serve as general manager at Hong Kong Telecom, Vice President and Managing Partner - Greater China of the international management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, Executive Director of Singapore Technologies Telemedia (a member of Temasek Holdings), Vice-Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of investment banking division of BOC International Holdings (the international investment banking arm of the Bank of China group), President and Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board of Chia Tai Enterprises International (now C.P. Lotus Corporation) of multinational conglomerate C.P. Group, Chairman - Hong Kong and ASEAN Region and Senior Adviser - Asia, of Macquarie Capital, Non-executive Chairman - Greater China and ASEAN Region and Chief Advisor - Asia, of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, and Senior Advisor, Macquarie Group Asia.
Dr Lam holds a Master of Systems Science and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa in Canada, a Master of Public Administration and a Doctor of Philosophy from University of Hong Kong, and a Master of Laws from the University of Wolverhampton. Dr Lam is also a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong, a fellow of Certified Management Accountants (CMA) Australia, the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, an Honorary Fellow of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Australia, the Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management and the University of Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education, and a distinguished fellow of the Hong Kong Innovative and Technology Development Association.
Chew Soo Lin
Mr Chew was appointed to the Board on 5 June 2007. He qualified as an U.K. Chartered Accountant in 1971 and worked with international audit firms in England and Singapore till 1978. He then joined the Khong Guan group of companies where he managed the operations of various biscuit factories in Malaysia, Indonesia, China and Thailand. Mr Chew is currently the executive chairman of Khong Guan Limited. Mr Chew was previously deputy managing director of Khong Guan Holdings (Malaysia) Bhd and executive director of United Malayan Flour Mills Bhd, which were public listed companies in Malaysia.
Lien Kait Long
Mr Lien was appointed to the Board on 16 May 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy from Nanyang University (Singapore) and is a fellow of both the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia. He has held a number of senior management positions as well as executive directorships in various public and private corporations in Singapore, Hong Kong and China. Mr Lien has garnered more than 19 years of experience serving as independent director cum chairman of audit committee of several Singapore and Chinese companies listed on the Singapore Exchange.