Mr. Geoffrey Ng Ching Fung (“Mr. Ng”) was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2019 as Independent Non-Executive Chairman having previously served as Independent Non-Executive Director from 19 October 2015 to 31 January 2018. Currently he is a member of the Audit, Nomination, Remuneration and Share Grant Plan Committees.
Mr. Ng has over two decades of corporate leadership and investment management experience. He is currently a Director with Fortress Capital Asset Management (M) Sdn. Bhd., a Pan-Asian investment management company. He previously held the positions of Chief Executive Office/ Executive Director with Hong Leong Asset Management Bhd., Senior Vice President, Global Emerging Markets with Dubai Investment Group and Chief Investment Officer with Pacific Mutual Fund Bhd.
Mr. Ng is currently a Board Member of the Board of Governors, CFA Institute, where he chairs the Audit and Finance Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (High Honours) with double majors in Accounting and Finance from Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, Canada, as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Financial Planner designations. He holds a certificate in Fintech: Future Commerce by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Ng is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia and a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Mr. John Chin Shoo Ted (“Mr. Chin”) was appointed to the Board on the 5 June 2014 as Independent Non-Executive Director and subsequent redesignated as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 19 October 2015. He is the Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees and a member of the Audit Committee.
Upon graduation, Mr. Chin started a private legal practice and after ten (10) years, in 1998, he left private legal practice to be involved in various social welfare activities throughout Malaysia and Asia. He was also the first National Director of Habitat for Humanity, an International Non-Government Organisation focused on building affordable houses with the poor.
In 2010, Mr. Chin founded TransforNation Centre Berhad, which is a community-based organisation undertaking leadership training projects in the areas of Governance, Marketplace, Arts, Education, Sports and Social communal work in Kuching. He is presently also the Chairman of the Board of Eden on the Park Sdn. Bhd., a private limited company undertaking a pioneer project on an integrated retirement resort care in Kuching.
He graduated from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Political Science in 1973 and Bachelor of Laws in 1976. He is also a certified personal inter-personal and corporate Trainer under the Ministry of Human Resources, Malaysia.
Mr. Kok Cheang-hung (“Mr. Kok”) was appointed to the Board on 2 November 2017 as Independent Non-Executive Director. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees.
He is currently on the Finance Committee of the Singapore Institute of Directors (“SID”). With 27 years of global capital markets, investment, corporate governance and senior management experiences, he has served the interest of several investment, financial services institutions and stock exchanges. Mr. Kok is experienced in international investments, fund raising (debt, mezzanine and equity) and private equity. He has lived and worked in ASEAN, the Middle East and Africa.
Mr. Kok holds a Master of Finance from RMIT University in Australia. He also graduated with Bachelor of Science with Honours in Mathematics from the University of Malaya, Malaysia, where he was granted a special direct admission into the 2nd year of a 4-years Science honours programme.
Mr. Edmond Tay Nam Hiong (“Mr. Tay”) appointed to the Board on 1 April 2019. He founded Quantum Storage (India) Pte. Ltd. (“QSI”) in 2012 after spanning about 8 years in building a successful Quantum South Asia business. He is responsible for running all facets of QSI business and in 2016 became part of the management team pursuant to the merger of QSI and the Company.
With a proven executive management track record over 25 years for driving growth and sales in the technology industry. Mr. Tay began his career in Hudson Holdings Group in 1994, rose to the rank of Executive Director in year 1997. Guided by passion and entrepreneurship for business, Mr. Tay did a management buyout of his first business at the age of 27 in the form of an Information Communication Technology infrastructure integrator.
He formerly sat on the Information Technology Standardisation Board with Info-communication Development Authority of Singapore on e-payment and security chapter as well as Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation.
Mr. Tay has attended training course conducted by Singapore Institute of Directors and as well as Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery courses conducted by the Business Continuity Institute. He pursued an uncompleted BSc Management (Econ) with University of London and hold a level 2 accounting qualification from Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountant
Mr. Tan Jeck Min (“Mr. Tan”) was appointed to the Board on 19 October 2015. Mr. Tan has overall responsibility for the strategic planning, implementation, managing and running of all the operations and finance activities of the Group.
Mr. Tan brings with him a wealth of Information Technology (“IT”) experiences having worked in the Singapore offices of a Hong Kong listed IT firm and US-based IT Network infrastructure company. He has been instrumental in the growth and development of Quantum Storage (South Asia) Pte. Ltd. in the early years since its inception in 2003 until September 2013, especially in the areas of the overall business operations and finances.
Mr. Tan holds a Computer Engineering degree from the Nanyang Technological University and is a veteran in the IT industry with over 26 years of IT and operational related experience.