Foong Daw Ching

Mr Foong Daw Ching is our Independent Director and was appointed to the Board of our Company on 26 March 2012. Mr Foong is the chairman of the Board of Directors. He has more than 30 years of audit experience and was the managing partner of Baker Tilly TFW LLP and the Regional Chairman of Baker Tilly International Asia Pacific Region. He retired as managing partner of Baker Tilly TFW LLP and stepped down as the Regional Chairman of Baker Tilly International Asia Pacific Region in 2010 and 2016 respectively.

He is also an Independent Director and the chairman of the audit committee of Travelite Holdings Ltd, and Suntar Eco-city Limited. He is also an Independent Director of ayondo. All these companies are listed on the SGX-ST. He was awarded the Merit Service Award by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore in 2000, and a Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) by the President of Singapore in 2003.

Mr Foong is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of CPA Australia.