Management Team

Key Management Committee

Hyflux's Key Management Committee is responsible for driving the Group's strategic vision, formulating business plans to achieve business goals, creating the conditions for successful day-to-day operation and delivering long-term value for all stakeholders.


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Olivia Lum

Executive Chairman & Group Chief Executive Officer

Ms Lum is the Executive Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer. She heads the Board's Investment Committee and is a member of the Nominating Committee.

Ms Lum started corporate life as a chemist with Glaxo Pharmaceutical and left in 1989 to start up Hydrochem (S) Pte Ltd, the precursor to Hyflux Ltd. Managing the Group for more than 25 years now, Ms Lum is the driving force behind Hyflux's growth and business expansion, and is responsible for policy and strategy formulation as well as corporate direction.

A former Nominated Member of the Singapore Parliament, Ms Lum is currently a member of the Singapore-Tianjin Economic & Trade Council, Singapore-Jiangsu Cooperation Council, Singapore-Zhejiang Economic & Trade Council, Singapore-Oman Business Council and Singapore Business Federation Council. She also sits on the boards of International Enterprise Singapore, Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd and Singapore Mediation Centre.

Ms Lum has received many accolades for her entrepreneurial achievements including the Nikkei Asia Prize for Regional Growth 2006, the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2011 and the Financial Times ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Award 2011 for Entrepreneurship.

Ms Lum holds an Honours degree in Chemistry from the National University of Singapore.

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Lim Suat Wah

Group EVP & Group Chief Financial Officer

Ms Lim was appointed Group Executive Vice President and Group CFO of Hyflux Ltd in May 2013. As Group CFO, she oversees the Group's finance activities including corporate finance, treasury, reporting, accounting, capital management and investments; investor relations, corporate communications and marketing, as well as information technology.

Ms Lim joined Hyflux in January 2011 as Senior Vice President, Finance where she was responsible for the full spectrum of the Group's financial accounting and reporting activities globally.

Prior to joining Hyflux, Ms Lim spent 23 years with Hewlett Packard where she held various senior management positions in Finance spanning controllership and business finance in country, regional and global roles. She last served as Senior Director, Head of Finance for Singapore, South East Asia and Asian Emerging Countries.

Ms Lim graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Accountancy from the Nanyang Technological University on a merit scholarship from the Overseas Union Bank. She completed the INSEAD Advanced Management Programme in 2002.

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Wong Lup Wai

Group EVP & Group Chief Operating Officer

Mr Wong is Group Executive Vice President and Group Chief Operating Officer. He oversees the Group's channel sales, sales operations, global projects design, execution, and operations and maintenance portfolio; manufacturing of membranes and membrane standard systems; and quality, environment, health and safety; and logistics.

Mr Wong spent 25 years with Philips Electronics Singapore, including a three-year stint at Philip's joint venture factory in Suzhou, China where he had global roles in general management, operations management, project management, purchasing and innovation and development. He was the Managing Director of Philips Singapore from 2009 to 2012. Under his leadership, Philips Singapore won the inaugural Tripartite Alliance for Fair Employment Practices Exemplary Employer Award in 2010.

Mr Wong holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from the National University of Singapore and a Master in Business Administration from the Nanyang Technological University.

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Cheong Aik Hock

Group EVP

Mr Cheong is Group Executive Vice-President. He oversees the Group's emerging power business, as well as the Group's legal activities, corporate governance and compliance.

Mr Cheong joined Hyflux in May 2008 as Vice-President in the Legal division. He assumed the position of Senior Vice-President of the Group Business Legal division in March 2013, where he oversaw legal matters relating to the Group's various business activities worldwide, including Intellectual Property matters, and all infrastructure and project-related legal matters such as joint ventures, water concession agreements, EPC and O&M contracts, and project financing documentation.

Prior to joining Hyflux, he spent 10 years with a regional law firm where he started off handling commercial dispute resolution matters for both local and international clients, and subsequently practiced as a corporate lawyer with the corporate finance department. He last served as a partner in the corporate department of the firm.

Mr Cheong graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Law from the National University of Singapore in 1997 and was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1998.

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Lim Swee Kwang

Group EVP

Mr Lim assumed his role as Group Executive Vice President in October 2015. He oversees the Group's technology development, technology acquisition and management of strategic partnerships.

Mr Lim brings with him 30 years of experience in the electronics industry where he held senior management positions in product development and business management, primarily in Hewlett Packard Singapore and Venture Corporation Limited.

Mr Lim graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Science Mechanical Engineering (Summa Cum Laude) from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA and a Masters of Science Industrial & System Engineering from the National University of Singapore.

Management Committee

The Management Committee implements the Group's vision and executes global operational plans.

Kum Mun Lock
Group Senior MD, Business Development

Peter Wu
Group Senior MD, Business Development

Oon Chong Howe
Group Senior MD, Business Development

Roland Ang
Group Senior MD, Business Development

Derek Ong
Group Senior MD, Manufacturing

Stuart McWilliams
Group Senior MD, International Operations & Maintenance

Zhao Ping
Group Senior MD & Chief Executive Officer, Galaxy NewSpring

Pang Yeong Piao
Group Senior VP, Legal

Adrian Chong
Group Senior VP, Commercial Contracts and Purchasing

Nah Tien Liang
Group Senior VP, Investment

Jeremy Tan
Group Senior VP, Human Resource