The LionHub board is comprised of directors with a broad range of commercial, property and governance expertise and experience. All directors have an extensive track-record of doing business in Asia and China, and there is a deep knowledge of commercial and industrial property as well as corporate finance and banking among the board members. These skills will be invaluable for the Company as it moves forward with its proposed development in China.
Choon Keng Kho Non-Executive Chairman
Choon Keng Kho is the Executive Chairman of the Singapore-based Lian Huat Group. He graduated with First Class Honours in BSc (Engineering) from King’s College University of London.
After joining Lian Huat Group in 1985, Choon Keng Kho was responsible in upgrading and modernizing the Group’s management system and expansion plan while preserving the qualities of the traditional Chinese ethics and culture to lead the group to be one with international perspectives and practices and yet nimble with long-term vision.
Choon Keng Kho also holds strong belief on corporate social responsibility and commits the Lian Huat Group and himself to various honourable charity and community work in Singapore and Australia.
Mr. Kho also serves as a Director - Business China (Singapore), Council Member - Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Singapore), President - Singa China Association (Singapore), Vice Chairman (China and North Asia Business) Singapore Business Federation, Council Member - Singapore China Business Council and Council Member - Singapore China Business Association.
Kwee Jee Lee
Kwee Jee Lee had very extensive experience in both the public and private sector. She spent about 20 years in the public sector formulating and overseeing policies in the Ministries of Finance, Defence and the Environment of the Government of Singapore. Her scope of work included finance and budgetary control, personnel and human resource allocation, public relations and international relations.
Kwee Jee also spent another 20 plus years in the private sector, working in manufacturing, electronic and technology companies, including Electronic Component of General Electric (USA), TDB Holdings Pte Ltd, ST Aerospace Pte Ltd, and Singapore Technologies Pte Ltd. She held key positions in these companies, mostly specialised in human resources and building up of strategic relationships for these companies, both locally and internationally, to expand and promote their operations and businesses.
Prior to her retirement, Kwee Jee was the SVP (Strategic Relations and Corporate Communications) of Singapore Technology Telemedia Pte Ltd where she spent a little over 9 years building and strengthening external relationship with the media, the public and international partners.
Kwee Jee obtained her B Sc (Hons) and MSc from the University of Singapore and attended an Executive Development Programme in INSEAD, Fontainebleau.
Patrick Chuan Thye Kho Non-Executive Director
Patrick is the Managing Director of Lian Huat Group. He graduated in 1988 with a Second Class Upper BA degree. He subsequently obtained a MA from the University of Cambridge in 1991. Patrick is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
A Singapore Armed Forces scholar, Patrick served his scholarship bond with the Singapore Armed Forces until 1996 when he left to join Lian Huat Group. During his 12 years military career, Patrick served in various command and staff leadership positions in the Republic of Singapore Air Force. In the field, he commanded Air Defence Artillery units while in the HQ he headed the air force manpower planning and policy as well as the development of air force training policy.
As the Managing Director of Lian Huat Group, Patrick manages the Lian Huat Group’s Singapore property development and investment businesses as well as the Lian Huat Group’s property investments and hotel businesses in Australia and China. In recent years, he spearheaded property development projects in Singapore with a Gross Development Value (GDV) of close to S$700m.
Jamie Gee Choo Khoo Non-Executive Director
Jamie Khoo has over 20 years of experience in accounting and corporate finance. She also has extensive corporate experience on project financing, company funding, initial public offering, investment evaluations, due diligence and structuring.
Formerly an executive director of Singapore-listed Adventus Holdings Ltd (5EF.SGX), Jamie held key positions in STT Communications Ltd and its various subsidiaries, mainly in the areas of finance and investments, with ABB Holdings Ltd in Hong Kong and Beijing and with both Ernst and Young Singapore and Baker Hughes Group Singapore.
Jamie holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and a MBA from the University of Hull in the United Kingdom. She is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
Jamie serves as an independent non-executive director with listed Refresh Group Ltd (RGP.ASX), Australia’s largest producer of distilled drinking water and an independent non-executive director/Chairman of the Audit Committee of MDS Financial Group Limited (MWS.AX), a boutique house offering investment, corporate advisory and dealing services.
Kim Huat Koh Non-Executive Director
Kim Huat Koh has extensive experience as members on the boards of many private and publicly listed companies, including Singapore and/or Hong Kong-listed Rowsley Ltd, UPP Holdings Ltd, Eagle Brand Holdings Ltd and Hong Kong Fortune Ltd. He was Executive Director of Hong Kong Fortune Ltd in 1994 and retired in May 2013 as Executive Chairman of UPP Ltd.
Kim Huat also has intimate knowledge of China and of property development. He was Head of Singapore’s diplomatic missions in Shanghai from 1991 till 1994. He then went on to head up the property businesses for Chia Tai group in China. Chia Tai was then one of the largest foreign investors in China. Its property investments include the commercial downtown of Pudong, Shanghai and other cities. Prior to his retirement last year, he was also a director of Vantage Bay, a company involved in property development in Iskandar Johor.
Kim Huat was a Singapore Government scholar. He graduated from National University of Singapore in Bachelor of Engineering (civil), 2nd Upper Honors. He spent many years serving Singapore government in different departments. They included administrative service of Singapore Government, its diplomatic mission in Shanghai and Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC).