Independent Non-executive Director
Mr Robert Yap was appointed a Director on the Board of Jurong Port on 1 October 2016.
Robert is a Singaporean business leader involved in several councils and company boards headquartered in Singapore – primarily in Healthcare, Technology, Renewable Energy, Maritime Logistics and Capital Markets.
He is currently the Chairman and Independent Director of Sunseap Group, Fullerton Systems & Services and Skylab Holding. In addition, Robert is a board director with the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Jurong Port, advisor to Jubilee Partners and Charge+ Pte Ltd, and a member of ASEAN Business Advisory Council.
In his capacity as industry advisor, Robert is involved in several tertiary institution where he presently preside as Chairman at Singapore Management University (SMU) Institute of Service Excellence (ISE) and SMU School of Information Systems (SIS), and a council member of University of New South Wales (UNSW) Singapore.
Robert joined DFS Group Limited in 2004 and retired in 2014. He helmed the position of President, DFS Venture Singapore and member of the board. During this period, Robert was concurrently the Corporate EVP for Global Business Services at DFS Group which is majority owned by Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH) Group.
Prior to DFS, Robert was CEO for East Asia at PSA International. Between 2006 and 2014, Robert was a member of IBM Corporation Global Advisory Board based in New York, US. His past board directorships of SGX listed companies included CWT and FRONTLINE Technologies.
Robert was conferred a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering (Honours) and a Masters of Engineering Science from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, where he presently serve as a member of the Singapore Advisory Council.
Headquartered in Singapore, Jurong Port is a leading international multipurpose port operator handling general, bulk and containerised cargo. Jurong Port began operations in 1965 as a general and bulk cargo port, serving the development needs of Singapore’s Jurong industrial estate. Today, its main gateway terminal in Singapore welcomes more than 15,000 vessels each year from both the region and internationally.
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