The Manager
The Manager
Board of Directors
Mr. Paul Ma Kah Woh
Non-Executive Chairman and Director

Mr. Paul Ma Kah Woh is the Non-Executive Chairman and a Director of the Manager.

Mr. Ma is also a Non-Executive Director of the Sponsor, and a member of its Audit and Risk Committee, Executive Resource and Compensation Committee, and Investment Committee. Concurrently, Mr. Ma is a Director of StarHub Ltd and PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd (both companies listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange). In addition, Mr. Ma is a member of the Advisory Board of The Asian Civilisations Museum.

Mr. Ma was previously the Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd. (the Manager of Mapletree Logistics Trust), from 2005 to July 2016.

Mr. Ma is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales as well as a Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

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Mr. Kevin Kwok
Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee

Mr. Kevin Kwok is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Manager and is the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Mr. Kwok is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Singapore Exchange Ltd. He is also a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of Wheelock Properties (Singapore) Ltd.

He is Chairman of the Accounting Standards Council of Singapore. 

He was formerly a Senior Partner of Ernst & Young LLP where he retired after 35 years with the firm. He was the Head of the firm’s Assurance Services in Singapore and ASEAN.

Mr. Kwok holds a Bachelor of Arts (Second Class Upper Honours, with Dual Honours in Economics and Accounting & Financial Management). He is qualified as a Chartered Accountant and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is also a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Fellow of the Chartered Malaysian Institute of Taxation.

Mr. Kwok is a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and also a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

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Mr. Lok Vi Ming
Lead Independent Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee and Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

Mr. Lok Vi Ming, Senior Counsel, is the Lead Independent Non-Executive Director of the Manager and is the Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee. He is also a Member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Mr. Lok is the founding partner of LVM Law Chambers LLC. Prior to LVM Law Chambers LLC, Mr. Lok was with Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP since the start of his legal career 31 years ago. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2005. 

A Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, Mr. Lok is an established arbitration practitioner and arbitrator. He has been appointed to the Regional Panel of Arbitrators with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Commercial Arbitration Board, the KL Regional Arbitration Centre, CIETAC Beijing and Shanghai, the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration and with numerous other Arbitration Commissions in China.

Mr. Lok is currently a Fellow of the Singapore Academy of Law. He is also a member of the Board of the Singapore International Mediation Centre and is a Principal Mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre. Concurrently, Mr. Lok is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Singapore University of Social Sciences.

Mr. Lok holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the National University of Singapore.

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Mr. Michael Kok Pak Kuan
Independent Non-Executive Director and Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

Mr. Michael Kok Pak Kuan is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Manager and is a Member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Mr. Kok is currently a Non-Executive Director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited ("Dairy Farm"), a leading pan-Asian retailer listed on the London Stock Exchange and the SGX-ST and a member of the Jardine Matheson Group. Mr. Kok is also a Non-Executive Director of Jardine Cycle and Carriage Limited and SATS Ltd.

Prior to his retirement in December 2012, he was an Executive Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of Dairy Farm from April 2007, and was responsible for over 5,400 outlets in the region, operating under various well-known brands in the area of supermarkets, hypermarkets, health and beauty stores, convenience stores and home furnishings stores. Under his watch, Dairy Farm employed over 85,000 people and annual sales grew from US$6.8 billion in 2007 up to US$10 billion in 2011.

Mr. Kok joined Dairy Farm in 1987, and has over 30 years’ experience in retailing in Asia. He also resided in Hong Kong from 2007 to 2012. He attended the Senior Executive Programme at London Business School and the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

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Ms. Tan Su Shan
Independent Non-Executive Director and Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee

Ms. Tan Su Shan is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Manager and a Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee.

Ms. Tan is currently the Managing Director and Group Head Consumer Banking & Wealth Management of DBS Bank Ltd. (“DBS”).

Prior to joining DBS in June 2010, Ms. Tan was Morgan Stanley’s Head of Private Wealth Management for Southeast Asia. Before re-joining Morgan Stanley in May 2008, she was a Region Head for Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei for Citi Private Bank. She was also the Singapore Investment Centre Head.

Ms. Tan was the founder and past president of the Financial Women’s Association in Singapore. She sits on the investment committee of MOH Holdings Pte Ltd and is also Co-Chairman of The Monetary Authority of Singapore Private Banking Advisory Group. She was a nominated member of parliament from 2012 to 2014.

Ms. Tan graduated with a Master of Arts from Oxford University in the United Kingdom, where she studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics. In May 2012, she was awarded the Distinguished Financial Industry Competent Professional (“FICP”) title, which is the highest certification mark for a financial practitioner in Singapore, by the Institute of Banking and Finance.

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Mr. Hiew Yoon Khong
Non-Executive Director and Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee

Mr. Hiew is a Non-Executive Director of the Manager and a Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee.

Mr. Hiew is currently the Executive Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of the Sponsor. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd. (the Manager of Mapletree Logistics Trust), Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd. (the Manager of Mapletree Industrial Trust) and Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd. (the Manager of Mapletree Commercial Trust).

Mr. Hiew joined the Sponsor in 2003 as Group Chief Executive Officer. He has since led the Mapletree Group from a Singapore-centric real estate company worth S$2.3 billion to a global company with total assets of more than S$46 billion.

From 2003 to 2011, Mr. Hiew was concurrently Senior Managing Director (Special Projects) in Temasek Holdings. His past directorships include serving as a member on the Board of Trustees of the National University of Singapore. 

Mr. Hiew holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Warwick, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Portsmouth.

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Mr. Chua Tiow Chye
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Chua Tiow Chye is a Non-Executive Director of the Manager.

Mr. Chua is the Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer of the Sponsor. He focuses on driving the Sponsor’s strategic initiatives including expanding and directing the Sponsor’s international real estate investments and developments. He also directly oversees the Sponsor’s non-REIT business in North Asia and Australia and in the corporate housing and serviced apartment sector. Previously, Mr. Chua was the Group Chief Investment Officer and Regional Chief Executive Officer of North Asia & New Markets of the Sponsor.

Mr. Chua also serves as a Non-Executive Director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd. (the Manager of Mapletree Logistics Trust).

Prior to joining the Sponsor in 2002, Mr. Chua held senior positions with various companies including Vision Century Corporation Ltd, Ascendas Pte Ltd, Singapore Food Industries Pte Ltd and United Overseas Bank Ltd. 

Mr. Chua holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde and graduated with a Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning (1st Class Honours) from the University of Queensland in 1982.

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Ms. Cindy Chow Pei Pei
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Cindy Chow Pei Pei is both an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer of the Manager.

She has more than 20 years of investment experience in the region, including Singapore, China, Hong Kong, India, Vietnam and Thailand. Prior to joining the Manager, Ms. Chow was Chief Executive Officer, India with the Sponsor, where she was instrumental in establishing Mapletree Group’s investments in India.

Ms. Chow joined the Sponsor in 2002 as a Business Development Manager. She later became the Senior Vice President and Head of Investment for Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd.

Ms. Chow holds a Master of Science in Real Estate and a Bachelor of Science (Estate Management) (Second Upper Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore.

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