Our Board of Directors

Mr Lee Ming San is Chairman and Non-Executive Director of SeaTown Holdings Pte. Ltd.. 

He is also the Managing Director of One North Capital Pte. Ltd., which he founded in 2008. From 2005 to 2008, he was Chief Executive Officer of CIMB-GK Securities Pte. Ltd.,   which comprised the regional investment banking, institutional equities, retail equities and wealth management businesses of CIMB. Prior to that, Mr Lee was an Executive Director of G. K. Goh Holdings Limited.

Mr. Lee is a member of the Board of Trustees of the National University of Singapore, and chairs its Investment Committee. He is also a member of the Governing Board of Duke-NUS Medical School, where he chairs its Finance and Investment Committee and Development Committee.  He is also a Director of St. Gallen-Singapore Foundation Limited.

Mr Lee holds a Master of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

Mr Ng Yong Ngee is a Non-Executive Director of SeaTown Holdings Pte. Ltd.. He is also the Chairman of its Audit Committee.

Mr Ng is the Chief Executive Officer and one of the founding partners of Tahan Capital Management with more than 27 years of trading investment and management experience. At Tahan, he is ultimately responsible for its capital allocation, portfolio construction and risk management, and overall business development and operation.

Prior to Tahan Capital Management, he spent 16 years at UBS where he was last Managing Director, the Head of GEM FICC and a member of the APAC and GEM FICC Executive Committee, responsible for capital commitment, risk management and all operational and control matters, having directly manage proprietary trading risk and a large team of traders.

Mr Ng currently sits on the board of Changi Airports International, and is a member of the investment committee for Wah Hin and National Council for Social Services, Singapore. He is also a member of the Nanyang Business School's Alumni Advisory Board.

Mr Ng graduated from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore with a Bachelor of Business degree with honours and has a Masters degree in applied finance from Macquarie University Sydney, Australia.

Mr Jimmy Phoon is a Non-Executive Director of SeaTown Holdings Pte. Ltd.. He is also the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Seviora Holdings.

Mr Phoon was formerly the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of SeaTown.

Before SeaTown, he was formerly Senior Managing Director and Head of Strategy at Temasek Holdings. Prior to joining Temasek in 1999, Jimmy was with Standard Chartered Merchant Bank Asia Limited (“SCMBA”). In his 8 years with SCMBA, he managed several initial public offerings, public takeovers, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructurings. From 1988 to 1992, Jimmy was a Deputy Director in the Ministry of Finance of Singapore, where he was responsible for the formulation of corporate and international tax policies.

Jimmy is a director of the Health Sciences Authority and a member of Nanyang Technological University's Investment Committee. He is also a director of Innoven Capital.

Jimmy holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honors) degree from Monash University, Australia.

Mr David Heng is a Non-Executive Director of SeaTown Holdings Pte. Ltd. and a member of its Audit Committee. David is also the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ABC World Asia Pte Ltd.

Prior to his appointment at ABC World Asia, David’s career spanned over 25 years of professional experience in the finance industry, of which 14 were dedicated to Investment/Private Equity at Temasek. At Temasek, he served as the Joint Head of Consumer, Head of Real Estate Investment, Joint Head of China and Head of Japan & Korea, where he stewarded the portfolios of 3 major clusters – Financial Services, Consumer and Real Estate.

David also previously held the positions of Vice President (Telecom, Media & Technology) and Vice President (Merger & Acquisition Advisory) at Deutsche Bank AG.

David currently holds directorships in several companies including SEA Limited and Singapore Art Museum.

David earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Hull (United Kingdom) and also holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Canterbury (New Zealand).

Mr Patrick Pang is the Executive Director of SeaTown Holdings Pte. Ltd.. He is also the Chief Executive Officer at SeaTown Holdings International Pte Ltd (‘SeaTown’).

Before 2021, Patrick was the Chief Operating Officer at SeaTown. Prior to joining SeaTown, Patrick was a Senior Vice President in the Business Development division at Fullerton Fund Management Co Ltd (“Fullerton”). He was also previously a Portfolio Manager with Fullerton. Before joining Fullerton in 2004, Patrick was a team leader at Temasek Holding’s direct investment division. Before moving to the buy-side, Patrick was an equity analyst with Lehman Brothers and Jardine Fleming.

Patrick, a CFA charterholder, graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California with a degree in Business Administration.

Our Senior Management

Chief Executive Officer

Patrick is the Chief Executive Officer at SeaTown. Before 2021, Patrick was the Chief Operating Officer at SeaTown. Prior to joining SeaTown, Patrick was a Senior Vice President in the Business Development division at Fullerton Fund Management Co Ltd (“Fullerton”). He was also previously a Portfolio Manager with Fullerton. Before joining Fullerton in 2004, Patrick was a team leader at Temasek Holding’s direct investment division. Before moving to the buy-side, Patrick was an equity analyst with Lehman Brothers and Jardine Fleming.

Patrick, a CFA charterholder, graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California with a degree in Business Administration.

Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel

Tony is the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at SeaTown. Before 2021, Tony was the General Counsel and Managing Director of Legal & Compliance.

Prior to joining SeaTown, Tony was the General Counsel – Asia Pacific at D.B. Zwirn & Co., a large US-based hedge fund. From 1997 to 2004, Tony was a corporate associate at the firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York and Hong Kong.

Tony earned a Juris Doctor degree from New York University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University Stern School of Business.

Deputy CIO and Senior Managing Director, Portfolio Management

Jason is the Deputy CIO and a Senior Managing Director of Portfolio Management at SeaTown. He heads a team of fund managers and research analysts responsible for identifying, evaluating and overseeing investments in public credits globally. Prior to the amalgamation of ST Asset Management (‘STAM’) and SeaTown, Jason was the Executive Director, Managing Director (Fund Management) and a member of the Investment Committee of STAM. Jason was also previously with Overseas Union Bank Limited ("OUB") group for 13 years in fund management and his last held appointment was Chief Investment Officer at OUB Asset Management Ltd in 2002.

Jason holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with 2nd Class Upper Honours from the National University of Singapore.