Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ang brings to the Group his extensive and diverse experience over 35 years, in the management of REITs, real estate funds as well as other investment asset classes while working with the ARA Group ("ARA"), GIC Real Estate Pte Ltd ("GICRE"), Vertex Management ("Vertex"), Armstrong Industrial Corporation and the Singapore Economic Development Board ("EDB").
Before joining Sasseur, Mr. Ang was the CEO and Executive Director of ARA Asset Management (Fortune) Pte. Ltd., the manager of Fortune REIT. Prior to that, he served as the CEO of ARA's flagship US$1.13 billion ARA Asia Dragon Fund.
Mr. Ang was with GIC Real Estate, serving as the EVP of Administration and Corporate Affairs for their global real estate investment operations. He also served as SVP in Vertex, managing venture capital investment, and Group GM and Executive Director of Armstrong Industrial Corporation Limited, overseeing its manufacturing business. Mr. Ang started his career at the EDB from 1979 and rose up the ranks to become the Regional Director of EDB's North America operation.
Mr. Ang is currently Singapore's Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Tunisia. Mr. Ang holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Mechanical Engineering) with First Class Honours from Imperial College London, and an MBA from the European Institution of Business Administration ("INSEAD") in 1982 on a scholarship from the Singapore and French governments. He also completed an International Directorship Programme at INSEAD in 2019.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Chew is in charge of operational matters in Sasseur REIT, including investment and asset management for Sasseur REIT. He has 19 years of experience in real estate investment, fund and asset management for various asset classes, ranging from retail malls, offices, hotels, to warehouses and industrial parks, industry advisory, etc.
Mr. Chew was previously Fosun Group's Chief Representative in Singapore. He was responsible for investment and group-related matters and was also Fosun Property's Managing Director in charge of all property-related investments and asset management for Southeast Asia. He was previously a Vice President in CapitaMalls Asia and based in China. Before that, he worked as Mapletree Logistics' Representative in South Korea and Mapletree Group's Deputy General Manager in Japan. Prior to that, he worked in Tokyo at Itochu Corporation on secondment from the Mapletree group, and was responsible for Itochu's investment and asset management in the Asia Pacific region. His first job was with the Singapore Economic Development Board where he was Assistant Head for Biomedical Sciences, and the Japan and India markets for investment promotion.
Mr. Chew holds a Master of Information Science and Technology (Computer Science) and a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Tokyo and was awarded the joint Singapore Public Service Commission - Japan Monbusho scholarship. He is fluent in English, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
Head of Finance
Ms. Leong is in charge of finance functions of Sasseur REIT including financial reporting, treasury, taxation and capital management.
Ms. Leong has over 20 years of experience in audit, corporate finance, real estate fund accounting and treasury. Prior to joining the Manager, Ms. Leong was an Assistant Vice President at Mediacorp Pte Ltd, overseeing all finance management functions and strategic planning of the data center business. Prior to that, Ms. Leong was the Group Senior Finance Manager of Tuan Sing Holdings Limited, handling SGX reporting and corporate finance. Previously, she worked in CapitaMalls Asia Limited as a Senior Finance Manager, handling China real estate funds on financial reporting, corporate finance, treasury, acquisitions and divestments as well as strategic planning. Ms. Leong started her early years of career as an external auditor with Ernst & Young and held several finance positions in the electronics group of ST Engineering Limited.
Ms. Leong is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (Singapore) with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. She holds a professional degree with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a Bachelor of Business degree from Nanyang Technological University.
Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
Ms. Wong is in charge of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs function of Sasseur REIT. She brings over 15 years of extensive international experience in investor relations, capital markets (buy-side), corporate banking, and has been actively involved in capital raising, M&A transactions, corporate strategy and business development.
As the liaison between SAMPL, Sasseur REIT and the investment community, Ms. Wong nurtures relationships with institutional and retail investors, research analysts and the media. She is also the main point of contact with investors and stakeholders as part of Sasseur REIT's investor relations efforts. Her work has helped Sasseur REIT to clinch the Best Investor Relations award at the Asia Pacific REITs Award 2020 for two consecutive years – winning the Gold award in 2019 and the Platinum award in 2020 – for prompt and informative communication with stakeholders, analysts, media and the community.
Ms. Wong had extensive international exposure to various industries and roles, having worked and lived in 6 countries over the course of her career. Prior to joining Sasseur REIT, she held corporate banking positions at National Australia Bank as well as investment analyst positions at asset management firms, before heading investor relations role at SGX Mainboard-listed oil and gas company, Falcon Energy Group Limited.
Ms. Wong holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Computational Finance) Degree from National University of Singapore. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and Chartered Accountant of Singapore, as well as a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. She is fluent in English, Chinese, Malay and Cantonese.