Our People

Board of Directors

S Dhanabalan
CHAIRMAN

To Mr S Dhanabalan, business is a part of society and not apart from society. He values the integration of business and philanthropy as crucial for the greater good of communities.

  • Chairman of Mandai Park Holdings 
  • Member, Council of Presidential Advisers
  • Member, Presidential Council for Minority Rights
  • Chairman, Temasek Holdings (1996 – 2013)
  • Chairman of Singapore Airlines (1996 – 1998)
  • Chairman, DBS Group Holdings Ltd (1999 – 2005)
  • Director, GIC Private Limited (1981 – 2005 and 2014 – 2020)
Ho Ching
DIRECTOR

Ms Ho Ching is a firm believer in the human potential, and the power of community as stewards for planet and people.

  • Founding Chairman, Trailblazer Foundation Ltd
  • Board Director, Wellcome Leap
  • Advisor, Autism Resource Centre (ARC)
  • Honorary Fellow, Institute of Engineers, Singapore
  • Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, Temasek Holdings (2002 – 2021)
  • Founding Chairman of Singapore Technologies Engineering (1997 – 2002)
  • President and CEO, Singapore Technologies Group (1997 – 2001)
  • Deputy Chairman, Economic Development Board (1996 – 1999)
  • Deputy Chairman, Singapore Productivity and Standards Board (1996 - 1997)
  • Chairman, Singapore Institute of Standards and Industrial Research (1994 – 1996)
Ng Kee Choe
Director

Mr Ng Kee Choe believes corporate philanthropy should be guided by the principle of sustainability. He advocates doing well, doing right and doing good in order to achieve sustainable impact.

  • Director, Fullerton Financial Holdings Pte Ltd
  • Director, Pacific International Lines (Private) Limited
  • Director, PIL Enterprises Ptd Ltd
  • Director, PIL Marine Pte Ltd
  • Director, PIL Pte Ltd
  • Chairman, Tanah Merah Country Club
  • Member, International Advisory Council of China Development Bank
  • Chairman & Non-Executive Independent Director, CapitaLand Limited (2012- 2021)
  • Chairman, NTUC Income Insurance Cooperative Limited (2005 – 2013)
  • Chairman, Singapore Power Ltd (2000 – 2012)
  • Vice-Chairman, DBS Group Holdings Ltd (1973 – 2003)
  • Director, Singapore Exchange Limited
  • Chairman, AusNet Services
  • President Commissioner, PT Bank Danamon Indonesia Tbk (2006 – 2019)
Benny Lim
DIRECTOR

Mr. Benny Lim spent a long career in public service. He believes that leadership must always have an ethical dimension – a duty of care to those you lead and to the well-being of people and community that the work of the public service should always be focused on. In his retirement, Mr Lim has been active in the work of the Temasek philantrophic family and of the National Parks, believing that the latter’s vision of a City in Nature must ultimately be about the people -their values and culture, a chosen way of life.

  • Chairman, Temasek Foundation Ltd and TF IPC Ltd
  • Chairman, National Parks
  • Permanent Secretary of Ministry of National Development (2011-2016)
  • Permanent Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office (2011-2016)
  • Permanent Secretary for National Security & Intelligence Coordination (2011-2016)
  • Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs (2005-2011)
Teo Ming Kian
DIRECTOR

To Mr. Teo Ming Kian, science and technology are critical in meeting sustainability challenges from local to global scale. He believes in harnessing the power of innovation to generate impact on lives and societies.

  • Chairman, Vertex Venture Holdings Ltd
  • Chairman, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited
  • Board, Temasek Holdings Ltd
  • Board, Temasek Foundation Ltd and TF IPC Ltd
  • Board, Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd
  • Permanent Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office (2006-2011).
  • Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Finance (2006-2009)
  • Chairman of Economic Development Board (2001-2006)
  • Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Communications (1995-1999)
  • Chairman of the National Science and Technology Board (renamed later as Agency for Science, Technology and (1993-2001)
  • Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Defence (1992-1995)
Tow Heng Tan
DIRECTOR

A strong advocate of responsible and sustainable investment, Mr. Tow Heng Tan is dedicated to advancing impact investing as one of the effective levers for sustainable development in the region.

  • CEO, Pavilion Capital International Pte Ltd
  • Director, ABC World Pte Ltd
  • Director, Fullerton Financial Holdings Pte. Ltd.
  • Director, National Healthcare Group Pte Ltd 
  • Director, SEMBCORP Industries
  • Chief investment officer, Temasek International
Chan Wai Ching
DIRECTOR

Ms Chan Wai Ching believes that leadership begins with stewardship. She is dedicated to forging an inclusive business ecosystem that will foster the next generation of change-makers.

  • Chief Corporate Officer; Head, Organisation & People, Temasek Holdings
  • Senior appointments at Fullerton Financial Holdings, Citibank N.A., Singapore Technologies Pte Ltd, United Overseas Bank and Overseas Union Bank
Cheo Hock Kuan
DIRECTOR/CEO

An ardent advocate of sustainability, Ms Cheo Hock Kuan views the long-term well-being of our community as the most important investment. She is steadfast in her belief that innovative solutions are the catalyst for a better world for all.

  • Chief Executive Officer, Temasek Trust
  • Head, Sustainability & Stewardship, Temasek Holdings
  • Head, Organisation & Leadership, Temasek Holdings
  • Co-Head, Temasek China

Investment Committee

Tow Heng Tan
CHAIRMAN


  • CEO, Pavilion Capital International Pte Ltd
  • Director, ABC World Pte Ltd
  • Director, Fullerton Financial Holdings Pte. Ltd.
  • Director, National Healthcare Group Pte Ltd 
  • Director, SEMBCORP Industries
  • Chief investment officer, Temasek International
Rohit Sipahimalani
Member


  • Chief Investment Strategist at Temasek; Head, South East Asia
  • Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Veronica Eng
Member


  • Independent Non Executive Director, Eastspring Investments Group Pte Ltd (the asset management subsidiary of Prudential PLC), 2020 – Current
  • Non Executive Director, Keppel Capital Holdings Limited, 2016 – Current
  • Independent Director, Keppel Corporation Limited, 2015 - Current
  • Founding Partner, Permira
Cheo Hock Kuan
Member


  • Chief Executive Officer, Temasek Trust
  • Head, Sustainability & Stewardship, Temasek Holdings
  • Head, Organisation & Leadership, Temasek Holdings
  • Co-Head, Temasek China
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