Mr Kin Chan
Mr Kin Chan, our Chairman, has been on the Board since 1 October 2004 and assumed chairmanship of the Company on 1 May 2005. He has also been a member of the Nominating Committee of the Company since 3 August 2011.
Mr Chan is a director of ASM Asia Recovery (Master) Fund ("ASM"), a deemed substantial shareholder of TIH. ASM is approximately 90% owned by ASM Asia Recovery Fund and managed by Argyle Street Management Limited. Mr Chan is also a non-executive director of OUE Limited (listed on the SGX-ST) since 17 March 2010 and Mount Gibson Iron Limited (listed on Australian Stock Exchange) since 22 September 2016.
He was a non-executive director of BTS Group Holdings Public Company Limited (listed in Thailand) for the period from 29 July 2010 to 15 October 2012, a non-executive director of Grand Ocean Retail Group Limited (listed in Taiwan) for the period from 24 April 2011 to 30 July 2012, a non-executive director of Japan Residential Assets Manager Limited, the Manager of the SGX-ST listed Saizen REIT, for the period from 1 September 2010 to 11 October 2013, a non-executive director of United Fiber System Limited (now known as Golden Energy and Resources Limited, listed on SGX-ST) for the period from 27 May 2011 to 20 April 2015 and a non-executive director of Asia Resource Minerals plc (formerly listed in London) for the period from 1 July 2015 to 24 August 2015. He was formerly with Lazard Asia Limited and Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Mr Chan holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Artium Baccalaureus (AB) degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs of Princeton University.
Mr Wang Ya Lun Allen
Chief Executive Officer of the Investment Manager
Mr Wang has been the Chief Executive Officer of TIH Investment Management Pte. Ltd. since June 2014. Prior to that, Mr Wang held management positions in Argyle Street Management Limited and Credit Asia Capital for seven years, and was responsible for deal origination, structuring and the execution of special situations investments in Southeast Asia and China covering a variety of industries. Mr Wang began his career in Analyst and Associate positions with The Transportation Group, Seabury Group and D. B. Zwirn Asia Partners.
He has also been appointed as an alternate director of CEI Contract Manufacturing Limited, which is listed on SGX-ST, since 17 April 2015. He was a non-executive director of Tengri Resources, listed on AIM, London, UK, for the period from 11 December 2015 to 17 October 2016.
Mr Wang received his bachelor's degree in Accounting from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Canada, and holds a Master of Arts in Statistics from the Columbia University in New York. Mr Wang is also a CFA charterholder.
Mr Vince Feng
Mr Feng has been Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company since 1 February 2013. He was appointed as an independent, non-executive Director on the Board on 1 March 2008 and served as a member of the Audit Committee and Board Investment Committee of the Company.
Mr Feng has been working in the financial services industry since 1994. He previously served as a managing director of General Atlantic LLC, a US$17 billion global growth private equity firm focused on technology enabled sectors. In 2000, he established the Hong Kong office of General Atlantic, leading the firm's investments in Greater China over the course of his tenure as managing director, including Lenovo's acquisition of IBM's PC division. Prior to that, Mr Feng was a financial analyst with Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC in Hong Kong.
Mr Feng has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Stanford University. He also graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Economic Sociology and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree (Honors) in Social Studies both from Harvard University.
Mr Thanathip Vidhayasirinun
Mr Vidhayasirinun has been appointed to the Board with effect from 4 August 2016. He has served as the Chairman of the Nominating Committee as well as the Risk Management Committee of the Company and a member of the Audit Committee of the Company since his appointment date. He is a co-founder and chief executive officer of Sage Capital Limited, a private limited company incorporated in Thailand that specialise in financial advisory services. He has extensive experience in all aspects of investment banking including M&A, distressed assets & restructuring, corporate finance and capital markets.
Mr Vidhayasirinun is an independent director of Sino-Thai Engineering & Construction Public Company Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
Previously, he was a partner in Finansa Group and an executive director of Finansa Securities Co., Ltd., responsible for investment banking. During 1996-1998, Thanathip was a director and deputy managing director of Cathay Capital Co., Ltd., in charge of investment banking and treasury. During 1992-1996, he was a senior vice president responsible for investment banking and treasury at Multi-Credit Corporation of Thailand Plc. (MCC). Prior to MCC, he worked as an assistant manager in an investment banking team at Bank of America, focusing mainly on treasury risk management.
Thanathip graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University with a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree majoring in electrical engineering, computer engineering, and industrial management. He received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in finance and Master of Engineering (MEng) degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University.
Mr Liong Tong Kap
Mr Liong was appointed as the Lead Independent Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company with effect from 1 February 2013. He has also been a member of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company since 1 October 2003.
Mr Liong was formerly the Chief Investment Officer with NTUC Income Insurance Cooperative Ltd ("NTUC Income"). He was head of NTUC Income's investment management unit for close to 18 years from 1992 to mid 2009. Prior to that, he was head of NTUC Income's actuarial department for one and a half years. Before joining NTUC Income, he spent over ten years in Monetary Authority of Singapore and oversaw actuarial matters and life insurance.
Mr Liong holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Actuarial Science and a Master of Science (MSc) in Applied Finance.
Mr Sin Boon Ann
Mr Sin was appointed to the Board on 1 June 2018. He is the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee as well as a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.
Mr Sin is currently a Consultant with Drew & Napier LLC. Prior to that, he was the Deputy Managing Director of the Corporate & Finance Department and the Co-head of the Capital Markets Practice in Drew & Napier LLC for 17 years. Mr Sin is recognized in industry publications as an industry leader and for his expertise in capital markets. He also specializes in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. Mr Sin was a Member of Parliament for Tampines GRC from 1996 to 2011 and was conferred the 2013 National Day Award "The Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (PBM)" by the President of Singapore in 2013 and the May Day Awards "Distinguished Service", "Meritorious Service" and "Friend of Labour" by National Trade Union Congress in 2018, 2013 and 2003 respectively.
Mr Sin is also the lead independent director of several SGX-ST listed companies namely OUE Limited since 25 May 2009, Rex International Holding Limited since 26 June 2013 and HRnet Group Limited since 16 May 2017 and an independent director of CSE Global Limited (listed on the SGX-ST) since 13 May 2002. Mr Sin was an independent director of Transcorp Holdings Limited from 2002 to 2015.
Mr Sin received his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degrees from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Laws from the University of London.
Mr Tan Chade Phang Roger
Mr Tan was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 1 June 2018. He is a member of the Risk Management Committee.
Mr Tan is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Voyage Research since 2009. Prior to that, he was an investment analyst with Standard Chartered Bank from 2007 to 2008 and the lead investment analyst in SIAS Research Pte Ltd from 2005 to 2006. Mr Tan has been the president of the Small and Middle Capitalization Companies Association since 2015.
Mr Tan is also the lead independent director of OUE Lippo Healthcare Ltd (listed on the SGX-ST) since January 2017 and an independent director of Dapai International Holdings Co. Ltd. (listed on the SGX-ST) since March 2016 and Starland Holdings Limited (listed on the SGX-ST) since February 2016. He was formerly an independent director of Transcorp Holdings Limited from May 2017 to February 2018.
Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Business in Accountancy degree and a Master of Finance degree both from RMIT University.
Ms Li Yick Yee Angie
Ms Li is a director of Argyle Street Management Limited ("Argyle"). She was appointed as a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company since 3 August 2011. Previously, she was a non-executive director of Japan Residential Assets Manager Limited, the Manager of the SGX-ST listed Saizen REIT, from 1 September 2010 to 11 October 2013 and a non-executive director of United Fiber System Limited (listed on the SGX-ST) from 6 July 2011 to 21 February 2014. Prior to joining Argyle, Ms Li worked with Lazard & Co in San Francisco and Hong Kong.
Ms Li holds Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Economics from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) of Columbia University.
Mr Au Shiu Leung Alex
Mr Au was appointed to the Board on 1 June 2018. He is a member of the Audit Committee of the Company.
Since July 2011, Mr Au is the Chief Financial Officer of Lippo Limited, Lippo China Resources Limited and Hongkong Chinese Limited, all public listed companies in Hong Kong. Prior to that, Mr Au was an Executive Director and Company Secretary of Asia Commercial Holdings Limited, a public listed company in Hong Kong.
Mr Au holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree with honours from the University of Birmingham. In addition, he is a Fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales as well as a Fellow member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.