Mr. Soo Kok Leng

Mr. Soo joined Hewlett-Packard Pte Ltd in 1977 as an engineer and was with the company in Singapore and the United States for a total of 20 years. He subsequently worked for Falmac Ltd as Executive Director and Group GM, where he was responsible for worldwide business, and for 3Com Asia Pacific Pte Ltd as a Director. He helped set up 3Com Technologies, and was responsible for 3Com's regional supply chain and customer support in Asia Pacific.

Since 2002, Mr. Soo has been focused on management consulting. He has also been, and still is, actively involved in various boards of private and public companies as well as government agencies. Some of his current appointments include Chairman of CapitaLand Commercial Trust Management Ltd, Chairman of Singapore Storage & Warehouse Pte Ltd and Governor of Singapore-China Foundation. Mr Soo has been a Non-Resident Ambassador to Austria since 2006 and is also a corporate advisor to Temasek International.

Mr. Soo holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Honours) from the University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland. He is an Adjunct Professor at the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Engineering, Engineering & Technology Management.

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Mr. Goh Yong Siang

Goh Yong Siang was appointed to the TMS Board in 2012. He was a Senior Managing Director in Temasek International. Prior to Temasek, he was in private equity in Dallas, Texas from 1999 to 2006, after he retired as Chief of the Air Force in 1998. He currently sits on the Boards of Temasek Cares, Temasek Management Services, SCGC, Hexagon Development, Pavilion Capital and chairs FTSI International in Fortworth, Texas.

Yong Siang holds a BA from the National University of Singapore and attended the Advanced Management Programme in Harvard Business School. He was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Gold), the Indonesian Air Force Medal, the Knight Grand Cross of the Crown of Thailand, the Yellow Grand Cordon of the Resplendent Banner of Taiwan and the Legion of Honour (France).

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Ms. Chan Wai Ching

Ms Chan Wai Ching joined Temasek in June 2006 and is currently Joint Head, Corporate Development Group and Head, Organisation & People. As part of Temasek's senior leadership team, Wai Ching oversees all of Temasek's organisational, human capital and leadership matters. In addition, she also works with and supports the boards of Temasek's portfolio companies in putting together high calibre boards, appropriate board remuneration framework, and management incentive plans. In this regard, she also sits on the Remuneration Committees of select portfolio companies.

Prior to Temasek, Wai Ching’s career in human resources spans 27 years, including senior appointments at Fullerton Financial Holdings, Citibank N.A., Singapore Technologies Pte Ltd, United Overseas Bank and Overseas Union Bank.

Wai Ching holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the National University of Singapore, a graduate diploma in HR management and completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School in 2012.

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Trusted Services

Ong Whee Teck
Chief Executive Officer, Trusted Services

Ong Whee Teck is the CEO of Trusted Services. He is responsible for the design, sales and delivery of the full spectrum of technology-enabled services across Human Resources, Finance, Corporate Secretariat and Corporate Events Management to institutions in Singapore and beyond.

Prior to joining TMS, Whee Teck was the Partner in Technology Consulting responsible for the South-East Asia business at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, a global consulting firm.

In that capacity, he led his team in fulfilling both the sales and delivery of technology projects across multiple countries and various industries, but primarily in the Financial Services sector. Before that, Whee Teck held various strategic leadership roles at United Overseas Bank and Accenture, where he managed teams of IT professionals in Wholesale Banking, Global Treasury, Risk Management, Trade & Remittance and Payment while overseeing deployment of group technology solutions throughout Asia Pacific. In his early career, Whee Teck was a programmer who was involved in creating large core systems and solutions in transaction management, security authorisation and applications architecture.

Whee Teck has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Malaya. He has been an Adjunct Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore's School of Computing since 2013 where he teaches IT Leadership and Software and Enterprise Architecture. He subsequently held senior executive positions with Hill and Knowlton and Whirlpool Corporation in Europe and Asia respectively.

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Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI)

Michael Jenkins
Chief Executive Officer, The Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI)

Michael Jenkins is the CEO of HCLI. He is responsible for implementing the company's vision to become the preeminent centre of excellence for Leadership and Human Capital Development in Singapore and beyond.

Prior to joining HCLI, Michael successfully led Leadership Development organisations in three leading institutions: Roffey Park, the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) and INSEAD. Throughout his career, he has played a hands-on role in directing research and most recently has been a key contributor to, and thought leader in, the topic areas of organisational resilience, compassionate leadership and developing more humane and productive workplaces. Michael has also worked closely with UK public health organisations to promote better mental health at work.

Over the past nine years, Michael has successfully led Roffey Park through a series of macro-economic challenges and organisational expansion initiatives. Prior to this, he was Managing Director and Vice-President of CCL Asia Pacific where he started up the organisation's operations in Asia from Singapore. Over a period of four years, Michael grew the business significantly, building from scratch a strong team of talented professionals and associates, while achieving significant business growth. Before CCL, he spent five years at INSEAD, in France and subsequently in Singapore, where he was responsible for strengthening and developing the school's executive education business, and expanding its footprint in China, Japan, India and Malaysia.

Michael has a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Studies from the University of Durham and studied Japanese language, politics and economics as a postgraduate at Nanzan University, Nagoya, on a scholarship from Rotary Foundation International. He is a Fellow of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, and served as a member of the South-East England Council of the CBI (Confederation of British Industry). Michael was named among HR Magazine UK's Most Influential Thinkers in 2014 and 2016 and has been a regular judge for the UK's Personnel Today Awards.

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