Olivier is currently Chairman of Certis CISCO Security Pte. Ltd. and PropertyGuru Group Limited and the Deputy Chairman of Singapore Tourism Board. He is the Lead Independent Director of DBS Group Holdings Ltd and a Director of DBS Bank Ltd and Raffles Medical Group.He also serves on the Securities Industry Council.
Olivier has previously served as Chairman of ASX listed Australand Holdings Limited, globalORE Pte Ltd, Mount Faber Leisure Group, and the Advisory Council of the Singapore CFO Institute. He has also held directorships in several SGX-listed companies including Banyan Tree Holdings, CapitaMall Asia, and served on the boards of Sentosa Development Corporation and the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA).
Olivier worked at CapitaLand Limited from 2003 to 2014 and served as Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Group Chief Investment Officer and Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) during his career there. He was named CFO of the Year in the Business Times Singapore Corporate Awards 2007. Between 1989 and 2003, he worked at Citibank Singapore in various roles in the corporate and investment banking units and was Head of the Real Estate Unit in his ultimate role. Olivier holds a First Class Honours degree in Civil Engineering from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in the United Kingdom.
Nikhil is Chief Executive and Executive Director of StarHub. He brings 20 years of experience in the global ICT sector working with senior executive teams to drive growth and make synergistic investments in infrastructure and enterprise communications and technology. Nikhil is responsible, together with the Executive team, for leading StarHub’s transformation and competitiveness and creating value for all stakeholders.
Prior to StarHub, Nikhil was Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte Ltd (ST Telemedia) and President & Group Chief Executive Officer of ST Telemedia’s Infrastructure Technology (InfraTech) where he led corporate development activities across its communications, data centres and technology holdings, in addition to building and acquiring cloud-centric platforms in IT, cybersecurity and enterprise software.
Before joining ST Telemedia, Nikhil was an investment banker for over 18 years at Citigroup, working in the firm’s Hong Kong, New York and South East Asian offices. From 2008 to 2015, he was Managing Director & Head of Asia-Pacific Technology, Media & Telecommunications Corporate & Investment Banking at Citigroup, based in Hong Kong, where he led capital markets and M&A transactions across South East Asia, Greater China, India and the US.
Nikhil holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economics from University College London.
Paul is a member of the Advisory Board of The Asian Civilisations Museum. He has previously served on the boards of Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust Management Ltd. and Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd. Paul was a senior partner of KPMG Singapore, where he was in charge of the Audit & Risk Advisory Practice and Risk Management function until his retirement in September 2003. Paul is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Independent Director, Chairman of Risk and Sustainability Committee
Nayantara is a Director of ANV Consulting Pte Ltd, a boutique management consultancy based in Singapore. She is also a Director of Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited, Inchcape plc and Marico Ltd. She is a business leader with over 28 years of Asia-Pacific CEO and leadership experience at the international marketing powerhouse, Procter & Gamble (P&G). At P&G, Nayantara held various senior level management positions, including Vice-President of the Asia-Pacific Beauty Care, Global Skin Care and Gillette Asia business units. Nayantara has vast experience in the FMCG sector including how to build winning customer centric plans in a fast changing and digitally disrupted environment. She served on the Boards of P&G Gillette India from 2011 to 2013 and P&G Health & Hygiene India from 2003 to 2005. Nayantara was a member of P&G’s Global Business Leadership Council and The Global Diversity & Inclusion Council. Nayantara holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Stella Maris College, University of Madras, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from the Indian Institute of Management – (IIM) Ahmedabad.
Independent Director, Chairman of Executive Resource and Compensation Committee
Michelle is non-executive Chairman of Mighty Kingdom Limited and a Director of Catapult Group International Limited and BNK Banking Corporation Limited, all of which are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. She is also Chairman of TRAVLR Pty Ltd. Michelle has extensive experience and expertise in media management, content development, and a detailed knowledge of both traditional broadcasting and the new digital media landscape. Over the last 27 years, Michelle has worked for a range of broadcasting and media organisations in Australia, Europe and Asia, including the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, BSkyB, Star TV and Google. She is well placed to guide StarHub’s strategic development, with her extensive knowledge of the Asian media market, digital technology and digital disruption. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Arts and Law (Honours) from Sydney University.
Shin Ein brings with her a blend of legal, business and diplomatic experience. She is a legally trained private equity entrepreneur and co-founder of Gryphus Capital, a pan-Asian private equity firm. Prior to this, she spent a number of years at the Singapore Exchange where she was responsible for developing Singapore’s capital market and bringing foreign companies to list in Singapore. Additionally, she was part of the Singapore Exchange’s IPO Approval Committee, where she contributed industry perspectives and acted as a conduit between the market and regulators.
Shin Ein was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the Singapore Supreme Court in 1998 and practiced as a corporate lawyer in Messrs Lee & Lee.
Shin Ein has served on boards of companies listed on Nasdaq, the Singapore Exchange and the Australian Securities Exchange. She has steered some of these companies through their IPOs and seen others through their privatisations. She presently serves on the boards of Grab Holdings Inc and CSE Global. She is also on the Board of Governors of the Singapore International Foundation.
In 2015, Shin Ein was awarded the Friend of Labour award for her service as a board member of Fairprice.
Apart from corporate boards, Shin Ein serves as Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Hungary. In 2021, she was awarded the Commander’s Cross, Order of Merit, the second highest civilian state award of Hungary.
Lionel is an Advisor at Insignia Ventures Partners Fund III GP Ltd and an Elected Member, Committee of Management of Ngee Ann Kongsi. Lionel was Chief Executive Officer and Director of SportsHub Pte Ltd from February 2020 to December 2022, CEO Advisor at Grab from September 2018 to 31 December 2019, and the Chief Executive of the Singapore Tourism Board from June 2012 to May 2018. Prior to that, he was the Dean & CEO of the Singapore Civil Service College and Deputy Secretary (Development) in the Public Service Division of the Prime Minister’s Office. His work for the Singapore Government also included securing FTAs and market access for Singapore companies (Ministry of Trade & Industry), designing tax reforms for economic competitiveness and fiscal sustainability (Ministry of Finance), and promoting culture and the arts (Ministry of Information and The Arts). Lionel holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Sloan School of Management.
Ek Tor is Chairman of PrimePartners Group Pte Ltd, PrimePartners Corporate Finance Pte Ltd and Aris PrimePartners Asset Management Pte Ltd, a joint venture asset management company based in Singapore. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of ST Telemedia, STT Communications Ltd and Asia Mobile Holdings Pte. Ltd, and a non-executive director of STT GDC Pte. Ltd and Ensign InfoSecurity Pte Ltd. Ek Tor has vast experience in investment banking and asset management in Asia, and brings with him in-depth financial and analytical expertise. He had contributed to and been instrumental in the development of two major regional investment banking groups – Morgan Grenfell Asia (1980-1993) and BNP Prime Peregrine (1997-1999). Ek Tor held senior executive positions within the Morgan Grenfell Asia group and was the Regional Managing Director of BNP Prime Peregrine (Singapore) Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Administration, from the University of Western Ontario, Canada.
Stephen is the President & Group Chief Executive Officer of ST Telemedia and is also a member of ST Telemedia’s Board of Directors. He also serves on the Board of TeleChoice International Limited. Stephen joined ST Telemedia in 2005 and held various senior positions including Chief Financial Officer and President & Chief Operating Officer. He played a crucial role in enhancing ST Telemedia’s business competitiveness and asset portfolio while simultaneously maintaining prudent financial management. Prior to joining ST Telemedia, Stephen was Financial Advisor to the company on the combination of its data centre business with Equinix and Pihana Pacific, creating one of the world’s largest carrier-neutral data centre networks. Stephen has more than 26 years of global investment, financial management, strategic planning and Communications, Media and Technology (CMT) industry experience. He spent over 14 years of his career in investment banking with Credit Suisse, primarily heading its telecommunications and media group throughout Asia and the Pacific. Stephen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, with First Class Honours in Economics and Finance, from the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Wakai-san is an Executive Officer of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) in Japan, in charge of Global Business. He is a Director of PLDT, Inc., a company registered in the Philippines and listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange. Wakai-san joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Company (NTT) in 1989 and has more than 26 years’ experience in international telecommunications and IT business. He was involved in the establishment of subsidiaries and branch offices in China, Taiwan and Korea, and played a major role in the construction of international submarine cable systems. After serving as Senior Manager of IP Transit Business at NTT Com Asia (Hong Kong) and Director of International Business at Verio (USA), he became Head of Server Hosting Team in 2006, Head of Carrier Relations in 2008, and VP of Global IP Network in 2009. He served as Deputy Managing Director and COO of NTT Europe Limited for five years. Prior to becoming an Executive Officer of NTT Com, Wakai-san was CEO of NTT Singapore Pte. Ltd. for four years until 2021. Wakai-san holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Keio University, Japan and a Master of Economics from the International University of Japan.
Ahmad is Group Regional CEO at Ooredoo Group and a Commissioner of Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison. Prior to that he was President Director and Chief Executive Officer of Indosat Ooredoo. Ahmad is the Chairman of Ooredoo Myanmar Ltd., Ooredoo Tunisie and Ooredoo Algerie. He also serves on the Boards of Asia Mobile Holdings Pte. Ltd. and Shenington Investments Pte Ltd. He has more than 17 years of experience with the Ooredoo Group in various operational and management roles, including Group Chief Technology Officer, Chief Sales & Service Officer and Senior Director of Radio Networks. He has extensive experience in the telecommunications industry, with a proven track record of effective management, team leadership, project management, business development and strategy. Ahmad holds a degree in Engineering (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) from the University of Colorado at Denver.