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Tang Kin Fei
Tang Kin Fei was appointed as our Independent Director on 1 November 2017. Mr Tang is currently the Deputy Chairman and Independent Director of SIA Engineering Limited. He was previously with Sembcorp Industries Ltd ("Sembcorp") for approximately 30 years before retiring at the end of March 2017, his last held position being Group President and CEO of Sembcorp. He remained as an advisor and as a non-executive Director on the Board of Sembcorp until end of May 2017. Prior to his appointment as Group president and CEO of Sembcorp, Mr Tang headed Sembcorp's utilities business and expanded the business into a global energy and water player. Before joining Sembcorp, he was at Wescon Asia from 1978 to 1987, his last held position being its Managing Director, and a project engineer in Esso Singapore from 1976 to 1978.
Mr Tang is also a council member of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He sits on the Board of the National Research Foundation as well as the Defence Science and Technology Agency of Singapore. Mr Tang is also the Chairman of Ngee Ann Polytechnic Council. Additionally, he is the Vice Chairman and non-executive director of the Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital, a charitable hospital which provides care for elderly and needy patients in Singapore.
Mr Tang graduated from the University of Singapore with a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering (First Class Honours) in 1974. In 2000, he completed an Advanced Management Programme in INSEAD, France.