Board of Directors


Dr Lim Puay Koon

Independent Director since 21 October 2021
Chairman of the Board since 23 December 2022
Chairman, Remuneration Committee since 08 March 2022
Member, Audit and Risk Management Committee since 08 March 2022

Dr Lim Puay Koon was appointed to our Board on 21 October 2021 as an Independent Director. He has over 30 years of extensive international experience in information technology solutions and infrastructure businesses across the Asia Pacific region. Dr Lim is also a non-executive independent director of Procurri Limited and Novo Tellus Alpha Acquisition Limited, both of which are listed on the SGX-ST. He served from 1993 to 2019 as non-independent non-executive director at HupSteel Limited, which was formerly listed on the SGX-ST.

Dr Lim was also the Chief Executive Officer of Dimension Data North Asia from October 2014 to December 2019, and the Managing Director of Dimension Data ASEAN from April 2008 to October 2019. He was also Director & General Manager for Outsourcing Services (South East Asia) at Hewlett Packard Asia Pacific for 12 years and has held various executive positions in Dell Asia Pacific and IDA. Dr Lim received his PhD (Computer & Systems Engineering) in 1990, Master of Business Administration (Management) in 1989, Master of Engineering (Computer and Systems Engineering) in 1986 and Bachelor of Science (Computer and Systems Engineering) in 1983 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York.

Mr Chong Hoi Ming

Executive Director since
07 February 2022
Chief Executive Officer since
07 February 2022

Mr Chong is the CEO of the Company and is responsible for the overall performance of the Group. He has over 26 years of experience in corporate leadership, including change and general management, and senior management experience in handling specialist IT infrastructure solutions, applications and services in international, multi-cultural environments. He had worked in various capacities at Dimension Data Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd (“Dimension Data”), 3D Networks Pte Ltd, BMC Software (M) Sdn Bhd, Global IM-PACT (now known as Silverlake Innovation Partners Sdn Bhd), IBM Malaysia and Mesiniaga Berhad, prior to joining Nera.

Mr Chong holds a Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences from University of Waikato, New Zealand, with a major emphasis on computing, mathematics, business management, marketing and psychology.

Mr Basil Chan

Independent Director since
18 March 2020
Chairman, Audit and Risk Management Committee
since 18 March 2020
Member, Nominating Committee
since 28 February 2022
Last re-elected on 29 May 2020

Mr Basil Chan is the Founder and Managing Director of MBE Corporate Advisory Pte Ltd. He was a Council Member and Board Director of the Singapore Institute of Directors (“SID”) from 2002 to 2013 and was formerly a member of SID’s Audit Committee Chapter. He was a member of the Corporate Governance Committee in 2001 that developed the Singapore Code. He was previously a member of the Accounting Standards Committee of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (“ICPAS’’), formerly a member of the Audit and Assurance Standards Committee of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (“ISCA”, formerly known as “ICPAS”) and was formerly the Deputy Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee of ISCA. He has been re-appointed as member on the Audit and Assurance Standards Committee of ISCA . Mr Chan has more than 35 years of audit, financial and general management experience having held senior financial positions in both private and listed companies. Mr Chan is also an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Boards of several publicly listed companies on the Singapore Stock Exchange namely Grand Banks Yachts Limited, , Broadway Industrial Group Limited, and Memories Group Ltd. In the last 3 years, he previously sat on the Boards of Global Invacom Group Limited and AEM Holdings Ltd.

He holds a Bachelor of Science (Economics) Honours degree majoring in Business Administration from the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology, United Kingdom and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales as well as a Fellow Member of ISCA. He is a Fellow Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.


Mr Tommy Teo Zhi Zhuang

Non Executive Director since
27 February 2018
Member, Audit and Risk Management Committee since 19 April 2018
Last re-elected on 18 April 2018

Mr Teo is a Managing Director at Vulcan Capital and leads the investment team based in Singapore. Prior to joining Vulcan, Mr Teo was an Executive Director with the Northstar Group, a Singapore headquartered private equity firm where he focused on growth and technology opportunities in Southeast Asia. Previously, Mr Teo was an investment banker with Citigroup in Singapore, and with Perella Weinberg Partners and Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. in New York. Mr Teo was also an analyst at hedge fund sponsor Capital Z Asset Management. He currently serves on the board of Qapita Fintech Pte. Ltd.

Mr Teo graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

Mr Wong Chee-Yann

Non-Executive Director since
28 February 2022
Member, Remuneration Committee since 28 February 2022
Member, Nominating Committee since 28 February 2022

Chee Yann is the Chief Investment Officer of Northstar. Northstar is a Southeast Asia-focused private equity fund manager with more than US$2.5B under management. Chee-Yann has focused on private equity investments in Southeast Asia and China since 2004, with a particular focus on the consumer, financial services, and digital economy sectors. Prior to joining Northstar, he was with Actis Capital in its Beijing and Singapore offices. Chee-Yann began his private equity career with GIC Special Investments.

He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering from Cornell University, and a Master of Finance from Princeton University.

Ms Kay Pang Ker-Wei

Independent Director since 23 December 2022
Chairman of Nominating Committee since 23 December 2022
Member of Remuneration Committee since 23 December 2022

Ms Kay Pang is an attorney with more than 20 years of experience spanning Ethics and Compliance, Commercial IT, Software, Cloud, Big Data & AI, Corporate, Civil and Criminal Litigation.

She is currently the Global Markets Compliance Officer, Senior Director and Associate General Counsel, at VMware Inc.

Prior to joining VMware Inc in 2018, she was Head of Legal, APAC at Cloudera Inc, a US-based Big Data, Machine Learning and AI company, as well as at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, where she supported the organisation’s Enterprise, Software and Cloud business units. She also has eight years of private practice experience, having worked at Drew & Napier LLC and Allen & Overy LLC, a London-based law firm.

Ms Pang is called to the Bar of England & Wales (Barrister-at-law) and the Supreme Court of Singapore (Advocate & Solicitor). She has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the University of Sheffield. In addition to her legal qualifications, she has also successfully completed the Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program (2014), the INSEAD International Corporate Governance Program (2017) and the MIT Blockchain Technologies: Business Innovation and Applications Course (2018).