Matthew Chan, Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Chan has been the Chief Executive Officer of Jurong Port since 2 May 2001. He has had almost 35 years of experience in the port and shipping business in Asia. His career began in 1975 with Nedlloyd Lines, which provided him with a solid foundation in the various aspects of the shipping industry.
After 5 years with Nedlloyd, Mr. Chan further widened his regional and global perspective and experience when he joined the American container leasing companies – Transamerica ICS and Genstar Container Corporation, where he worked from September 1980 to April 1987. As Director of Marketing (Pacific) of Genstar Container Corporation, Mr. Chan successfully started the company’s business operations in Shanghai and Tianjin, China, and in Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines.
In May 1987, Mr. Chan expanded his experience into port operations and management when he joined Hutchison Port Holdings. Prior to joining Jurong Port in 2001, Mr. Chan had held the position of Executive Director -Seaports in Hutchison from 1993.
Mr. Chan holds an Honours Degree in Social Sciences from the University of Hong Kong.
Royston Lek, Senior Vice President, Special Terminals
Royston was appointed Senior Vice President of Special Terminals in April 2011 and leads Jurong Port’s business and operations in the Penjuru and Marina South Lighterage Terminals and Offshore Marine Centre. He is responsible for developing new marine terminal operations focusing on the storage, transportation and handling of petrochemicals, coal and biomass products. Previously, he was Vice President of Corporate Development.
Prior to joining Jurong Port, Royston worked with Deutsche Post DHL from 2003 to 2009, holding management positions in Germany, China and Singapore. He started his career with NOL as a management trainee.
Royston holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from University of Manchester and a Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University. He is a graduate of the Tsinghua-INSEAD Executive MBA Programme.
Liew Chin Beng, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Technical Services
Chin Beng has had more than 30 years of experience in Human Resources management.
He has held management positions in Human Resources and Public Relations in various organizations including DBS Bank, Raffles City, Westin Hotel & Resorts, Shangri-La, Guocoland, Pontiac Land and Marina Bay Sands. Chin Beng sits on the Workforce Development Agency’s (WDA) Port Services WSQ Industry Skills and Training Council.
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Statistics, Honours) degree from the University of Singapore.
Lim Sim Keat, Senior Vice President, GBC Terminals
Lim Sim Keat (S.K.) joined Jurong Port as Senior Vice President in charge of General, Bulk and Container (GBC) Terminals in March 2012.
S.K. has had more than 20 years of working experience in the shipping industry, and has held senior management positions in several shipping companies such as Austral Asia Line, Nova Shipping & Logistics, Newship Agencies (Kuok Group) and DSR Senator Lines. Prior to joining Jurong Port, he was the Chief Executive Officer of PST Management (as trustee-manager of Pacific Shipping Trust).
S.K. holds a double degree in Master of Business Administration (with specialisation in Shipping, Offshore and Finance) from Nanyang Business School and BI Norwegian School of Management, Norway; and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.
Terence Moo, Senior Vice President, International Terminals
Terence has been with Jurong Port since 1998.
Upon graduation, Terence started his career with Neptune Orient Lines Ltd from 1988 to 1997, in various commercial and operational roles and was posted overseas as their commercial representative for four years in Europe based in Germany.
He started as Deputy Manager of Business Development in Jurong Port in 1998 and helped set up its Container Terminal business.
He also previously held other responsibilities such as Corporate Planning & Development and Corporate Communications. He holds a Bachelor Degree of Engineering (Civil) from the National University of Singapore and a Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management from the Singapore Institute of Management.
Eugene Seah, Vice President, Operations
Eugene was with the Port of Singapore Authority for 8 years, holding various positions in Operations.
Eugene joined Jurong Port in 1999 as Manager of Business Development and is now overall responsible for the port’s day-to-day operations.
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Industrial & Organisational Psychology) from the Massey University, New Zealand, in 1990 and was awarded the Master of Business Administration from the University of Leicester, UK in 1996.
Sim Chear Wah, Vice President, Information Technology
Chear Wah has had more than 19 years’ work experience in management of large scale IT systems and projects.
Chear Wah started his career in Information Technology with PSA in 1984. He held the position of Head Business Consultant and Project Director of an IT company before joining Jurong Port in 2004.
He obtained from the National University of Singapore a Bachelor of Science in 1982 and a Master of Science (Management of Technology) in 1998.
Tan Wee Meng, Vice President, Technical Services
Wee Meng joined Jurong Port in 2005. He started his professional career in 1991 as an Electrical Engineer at one of PSA’s container terminals. Over the next 14 years, he was extensively involved in equipment maintenance, and in equipment procurement projects — from preparation of technical specifications, to project management, to site acceptance testing. Since joining Jurong Port, he has further developed his breadth and depth of experience in engineering maintenance management and port equipment procurement.
Wee Meng graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1991 with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical).
Tham Wai Kong, Vice President, Legal and Company Secretariat
Wai Kong joined Jurong Port in March 2013. He started his career with Allen & Gledhill and moved to corporate in-house legal roles after four years. He has had more than 9 years of in-house legal counsel experience with established MNCs, covering various Southeast Asian countries, India and China. Working for these MNCs, he gained extensive experience in the areas of corporate commercial work, M&A, divestment, litigation and insurance. He was last with United Technologies Corporation (UTC) as Asia Legal Counsel for the Fire & Security Business.
Wai Kong obtained his Law degree from King’s College in London, and was called to the Singapore bar in 1999.