Mr Colin Low
Chairman & Independent Director
Mr Low joined the Board of INTRACO on 1 March 2014 as Vice-Chairman and Independent Director and was appointed as Chairman of the Board on 28 April 2015. He is also the Chairman of the Investment Committee and a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. Mr Low was last re-elected as a Director at the Annual General Meeting on 22 April 2016.
Mr Low is currently the Chairman of a boutique private equity firm, Singapore Investment Development Corporation (SIDC), investing in high growth companies involved in technology, intellectual property and industrial solutions across the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to SIDC, Mr Low held several key positions at General Electric ("GE"), where he served as President & Regional Executive of GE Group in South East Asia including GE Capital, GE Technology Infrastructure, GE Energy Infrastructure, GE Home Solutions and NBC Universal. He was also a Board Director of GE International financial and investment holding group for the Asia Pacific region, GE Pacific Pte Ltd, from 2005 to 2010. He was also board director for GE Capital – Real Estate in Asia, and CNBC in China. In his early career at GE, he was the Managing Director & General Manager of GE Aviation – Aircraft Engines.
Mr Low holds several key board positions including the US National Board Member of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), a rapidly growing network of regional hospitals (Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Tulsa) in the USA specializing in treating complex and advanced-stage cancer with an integrated and comprehensive "holistic person" approach to medical care.
Mr Low is also an ASEAN Council Member of INSEAD University, and has been conferred as a Certified International Board Director by INSEAD University since 2013. He is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
Mr Low holds a Bachelor of Science in Management (Honors), Bachelor of Science in Marketing (Honors) and a Masters in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA.
Dr Tan Boon Wan
Dr Tan has been an Independent Director of the Board since 5 October 2004. He serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee. Dr Tan was last re-elected as a Director at the Annual General Meeting on 23 April 2014.
Dr Tan was a Member of Parliament for the Ang Mo Kio GRC from 1997 to 2006, during which he served on the Government Parliamentary Committees for Education; Finance and Trade & Industry; and Information, Communication and the Arts. He was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) in 1993 for his contributions to the community.
He also sits on the boards of Hotung Investment Holdings Ltd, Provenance Capital Pte Ltd, Sebrina Holdings Pte Ltd and Concord Energy Pte Ltd.
Dr Tan holds a Doctorate in Mathematical Physics and Master's degree in Management from Imperial College at the University of London.
Mr Shabbir H Hassanbhai
Mr Hassanbhai was appointed to the Board as an Independent Director on 16 August 2013. He is Chairman of both the Remuneration and Nominating Committees and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr Hassanbhai was last re-elected as a Director at the Annual General Meeting on 22 April 2016.
Besides serving on the boards of his own companies in Singapore and the Middle East and as an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees at listed India-based companies Gateway Distriparks Limited – a multi-modal container and rail company; and Snowman Logistics Limited – temperature controlled logistics services provider, Mr Hassanbhai is also Singapore's Non-Resident High Commissioner to Nigeria since 2007.
He is also active in various business and social organisations in Singapore among which he is the Vice Chairman of the Singapore Business Federation; Vice President of the Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA)'s Executive Committee; Chairman of the Advisory Board of the NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies; Member of the Management Board at the National University of Singapore's Middle East Institute; and Chairman of the School Advisory Committee of Chong Boon Secondary School.
Mr Hassanbhai was conferred the Public Service Medal (PBM) in 2010 and awarded the distinguished Long Service Award by the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) in 2011 for his invaluable volunteer service to the community and awarded a medal for service to education from the Ministry of Education in 2014.
Mr Hassanbhai is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Mr Charlie Ng How Kiat
Mr Ng was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 22 November 2012. He is a member of the Remuneration, Nominating and Investment Committees. Mr Ng was last re-elected as a Director at the Annual General Meeting on 27 April 2015.
Mr Ng is the Managing Director of Asia Resource Corporation Pte Ltd and serves on the boards of several of its subsidiaries. He is also the President and Executive Director of Macondray Holdings Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Asia Resource Corporation Pte Ltd, with investments in Indo-China and China.
Previously, Mr Ng held senior appointments in SGX-listed Boustead Singapore Ltd and Easycall International Ltd, where he was responsible for investment and corporate development functions.
Mr Ng graduated from National University of Singapore in 1994, with a Business Administration degree.
Mr Tony Chew Leong Chee
Alternate Director to Mr Charlie Ng How Kiat
Mr Chew was appointed to the Board as an Alternate Director to Mr Charlie Ng How Kiat on 7 December 2012.
Mr Chew is the Executive Chairman of Asia Resource Corporation which has diversified business interests in the Asian region. He is also Chairman of Macondray Holdings Pte Ltd, Vice-Chairman of KFC-Vietnam Company and board member of APB Alliance Brewery Co Ltd., Myanmar Distillery Co Ltd and Myanmar Supply Chain & Marketing Services Co Ltd.
Companies he founded or led include Pepsi-Cola Vietnam, KFC Vietnam, JetStar Asia Ltd, Myanmar Airways International, Pepsi-Cola Philippines, International Beverages Trading Company Myanmar, Del Monte Pacific, Sterling Tobacco Philippines and Hua Feng Paper Mill China.
In Singapore, he played an active role in promoting regional businesses, having served as Chairman of the Singapore Business Federation, Network Indonesia and the Vietnam Business Club. He also served as member of the Singapore Trade Development Board, Economic Strategies Committee, National Productivity and Continuing Education Council, and was founding Chairman of Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.
He is presently Co-Chairman of ACCORD Employers and Business Council, Board Member of Singapore Health Services, Chinese Development Assistance Council Board of Trustees, and Advisor to Singapore Institute of International Affairs.
Mr Chew was conferred the National Day Meritorious Service Medal (2013), Public Service Star (2008), Public Service Medal (2001), NUS Outstanding Service Award (2011) and SCCCI SG50 Outstanding Chinese Business Pioneers Award (2015).
Dr Steve Lai Mun Fook
Dr Lai was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 28 April 2015. He serves as a member of the Investment Committee.
Dr Lai currently sits on the Boards of Yongmao Holdings Limited, 3dsense Media School Pte Ltd, Singapore Institute of Power & Gas Pte Ltd and Singapore Test Services Pte Ltd.
Dr Lai was the Chief Executive Officer of PSB Academy Pte Ltd from November 2007 to August 2012, and was previously the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of TUV SUD PSB Corporation and PSB Corporation Pte Ltd from April 2006 to March 2007 and from April 2001 to March 2006, respectively. He was also the General Manager (Standards & Technology) of Singapore Productivity & Standards Board from April 1996 to March 1998.
For his contributions to eco-labelling and the environmental movement, Dr Lai was given the Singapore Ministry of the Environment's Green Lead Award (Individual), and he also received the Silver Public Service Award in 1997.
Dr Lai holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Industrial Chemistry and a PhD from the Loughborough University, United Kingdom.
Mr Roland Ng San Tiong
Alternate Director to Dr Steve Lai Mun Fook
Mr Ng was appointed to the Board as an Alternate Director to Dr Steve Lai Mun Fook on 28 April 2015.
Mr Ng is the Managing Director of one of the world's largest crawler crane rental company, Tat Hong Holdings Ltd, and he is vastly experienced in the areas of corporate management, business development and business management. He sits on the board of Tat Hong Holdings Ltd as well as its regional subsidiaries and associates across Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia and China. He is also a director of Yongmao Holdings Limited, a tower crane manufacturer.