Board of Directors

Mr Ketut Budi Wijaya

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed on 7 September 2012

Mr Ketut Budi Wijaya is the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and a member of the Nominating & Remuneration Committee of the Manager.

Mr Wijaya graduated from Sekolah Tinggi Ekonomi Indonesia with an Accounting Major in 1982. He brings with him more than 30 years of in-depth expertise in accounting and corporate finance.

During his career, Mr Wijaya held various executive and supervisory positions within the Lippo Group, including PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk, PT Multipolar Tbk and PT Bank Lippo Tbk. He had also previously worked for Darmawan & Co. Public Accountants and PT Bridgestone Tire Indonesia.

Mr Wijaya is the Chairman, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of LMIRT Management Ltd, the manager of Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust. He is also the President Director of PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk, the largest listed property company in Indonesia by total assets and revenue, with a highly focused, unique and integrated business model stretching across urban and large scale integrated developments, retail malls, healthcare, hospitality, property and portfolio management. Mr Wijaya is currently the President Director of PT Siloam International Hospitals Tbk, the largest listed private hospital network in Indonesia. He is also the President Commissioner of PT Lippo Cikarang Tbk, Vice President Commissioner of PT Gowa Makassar Tourism Development Tbk, as well as the Commissioner of PT Jababeka Tbk and other subsidiaries of PT Lippo Karawaci group.

Mr Tan Chuan Lye

Independent Director
Appointed on 5 April 2017

Mr Tan Chuan Lye is the Independent Director of the Manager and serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating & Remuneration Committee.

Mr Tan is an Adjunct Associate Professor with the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore. He is also Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee of the Asia Advisory Board of EFG Bank AG, and a member of the Audit Committee of A*Star. He retired as a Partner with Risk Consulting in KPMG Advisory LLP where his areas of focus included corporate governance, enterprise risk management, and internal audit.

Prior to KPMG, he spent more than 20 years with various international banks where he held senior management positions in internal audit and operational risk management including that of a regional head.

Mr Tan graduated from the Henley Management College/University of Reading with a Master of Business Administration. He is a non-practising member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, a fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and an associate member of The Institute of Management Accountants (UK).

Mr Tan is a Trustee of The Brash Trust and Non-Executive Director of Singapore Repertory Theatre Ltd and All Saints Home.

Mr Tan Kok Mian Victor

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Appointed on 19 May 2017

Mr Tan Kok Mian Victor is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Manager.

Mr Tan joined Bowsprit in April 2008 as Senior Finance Manager, and was responsible for its financial operations. He was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Manager in July 2008. Mr Tan was appointed as Executive Director and Acting Chief Executive Officer in May 2017 and subsequently redesignated as Chief Executive Officer in September 2017.

Prior to joining Bowsprit, Mr Tan worked at Parkway Holdings Limited from 1997 to 2008. He joined them as an Accountant in 1997 and was promoted to the position of Group Accountant and subsequently to Financial Controller. His scope of work in Parkway included supervising the preparation of the financial accounts and handling accounting matters for the holding company as well as some of the subsidiary companies within Parkway Group. During his tenure, he also assisted Parkway's Chief Financial Officer in the preparation of the consolidated accounts for the Parkway Group.

Mr Tan graduated in 1997 with professional qualifications from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He is a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a fellow member of ACCA.

Mr Martin Lechner

Independent Director
Appointed on 8 January 2018

Mr Martin Lechner is the Independent Director of the Manager. He also serves as a member of the Audit Committee of the Manager.

Mr Lechner is the Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Corecam Pte Ltd, a family office asset management company. Prior to founding Corecam Pte. Ltd, Mr Lechner was Founding Partner and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Proprietary Partners AG, a long/short equity hedge fund with focus on Germany and Switzerland. Mr Lechner started his career at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in the Global Markets division as a proprietary trader for USD and local currency emerging market bonds.

Mr Lechner graduated from the University of Passau, Germany with a Master in Business Administration and holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (Spot Program) from INSEAD, France.

Mr Lechner is an Executive Director of Corecam Pte. Ltd., Corecam Capital Partners Pte. Ltd., Pro-Inter Asia Pte. Ltd, Hydroinformatics Institute Pte. Ltd. and Corecam Digital Pte. Ltd.

Mr Christopher James Williams

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman
Appointed on 26 October 2018

Mr Christopher James Williams is the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Board.

Mr Williams is a founding partner of Howse Williams Bowers, Hong Kong, which he co-founded in 2012 as an independent Hong Kong law firm. Mr Williams was responsible in particular for establishing the non-contentious area of the practice. Howse Williams Bowers has subsequently grown to become one of the leading independent law firms in Hong Kong.

Prior to co-founding Howse Williams Bowers, Mr Williams was from 1994 a partner in Richards Butler, an international law firm which merged with US law firm Reed Smith in 2008 and was throughout this period based in Hong Kong.

Mr Williams is presently the deputy chairman of OUE Limited, non-independent non-executive director of OUE Hospitality REIT Management Pte. Ltd. ("OUEHRM") and OUE Hospitality Trust Management Pte. Ltd. ("OUEHTM"). He was also the chairman of the board of directors of OUEHRM and OUEHTM from April 2013 to November 2017. He was appointed as the chairman and non-independent non-executive director of OUE Commercial REIT Management Pte. Ltd. in October 2013, a director of OUB Centre Limited in January 2014, and a director of OUE Lippo Limited in December 2014.

Mr Williams specialises in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, direct investment and corporate restructurings and reorganisations. He also advises on corporate governance and compliance. His practice encompasses Hong Kong and the Asia Pacific region, particularly Indonesia and Singapore. He has been named in the Guide to the World's Leading Merger and Acquisitions Lawyers, published by Euromoney Publications PLC, and the International Who's Who of Merger and Acquisition Lawyers, published by Law Business Research, as one of the world's top mergers and acquisitions lawyers.

Mr Williams qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1986 and was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 1991. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Relations and Economics from the University of Reading, United Kingdom.

Mr Chan Pengee Adrian

Lead Independent Director
Appointed on 26 October 2018

Mr Chan Pengee Adrian is the Lead Independent Director of the Manager and serves as Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.

Mr Chan is Head of Corporate and a Senior Partner at law firm, Lee & Lee. He is on the board of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore and a member of the Legal Service Commission, as well as the Council of the Law Society of Singapore.

He is an independent director of various other companies which are listed on the SGX. He also serves on the Catalist Advisory Panel of the SGX. He is the Chairman of both the Corporate Practice Committee of the Law Society of Singapore and the Panel of the Institute of Corporate Law at ACRA. He sits on the Corporate Governance and Regulations Committee of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Shared Services for Charities Limited, which is a registered charity and an Institution of a Public Character. He currently lectures on Corporate Governance for the Singapore Institute of Legal Education and the Bar Admissions and Examinations.

Mr Chan holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.

Mr Ferris Charles Bye

Independent Director
Appointed on 26 October 2018

Mr Ferris Charles Bye is the Independent Director of the Manager and serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Mr Bye currently advises a number of investment holding companies. Prior to this, he was managing director of a private equity investment company for a period of 14 years.

Before his private equity experience, Mr Bye served as a director in international stockbroker companies for a period of 12 years. The stock markets covered by the companies included Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.

He was, until recently, a member of the General Committee of Hong Kong Country Club for 8 years. This included one year as Chair of the committee.

Mr Bye qualified as a chartered accountant in 1978.