Our Board of Directors

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

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.

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Mr David Heng is a Non-Executive Director of SeaTown Holdings Pte. Ltd. and a member of its Audit Committee. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Singapore global asset management company, Temasek Trust Asset Management, which invests in positive outcomes for economies, societies, and the environment, through its divisions, ABC Impact and Temasek Trust Capital.

David’s career spans over 25 years in the finance industry, leading investments across multiple themes, geographies, and asset classes. He spent 14 years at global investment company Temasek, where he served in senior leadership roles including Joint Head of Consumer, Head of Real Estate Investment, Joint Head of China, and Head of Japan & Korea. Before Temasek, David held positions at Deutsche Bank AG and Standard Chartered.

 

He is a Board Director of NSYE-listed SEA Limited (NYSE:SE), Seatown Holdings, and Temasek Trust Asset Management. He also sits on the investment committee of decarbonisation investment platform GenZero. David is a member of the Steering Committee of the Sustainable Finance Development Network. Other boards that David serves on include the Centre for Impact Investing and Practices and the Singapore Art Museum.

 

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

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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 Investment Officer

Chi Kit is the Chief Investment Officer at SeaTown.

Prior to joining SeaTown, he was the Head of Capital Markets & Chief Investment Officer at Ping An Asset Management (Hong Kong). He was also previously a Senior Managing Director and Head of Internal Public Markets at Teacher Retirement System of Texas in the US.

He earned a Master of Arts in Economics from University of Texas - Austin and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.  He also graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

Chi Kit is also a CFA charterholder.

Chief Operating Officer

Tony is the Chief Operating Officer at SeaTown. Between 2021 to 2023, Tony was Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel. 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.