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 from ARA Group ("ARA"), GIC Real Estate Pte Ltd ("GICRE"), Vertex Management ("Vertex") and the Singapore Economic Development Board ("EDB").
He was the CEO and Executive Director of ARA Asset Management (Fortune) Pte. Ltd., the manager of Fortune Real Estate Investment Trust, from March 2010 to January 2015. Prior to that, he served as the CEO of ARA's flagship US$1.13 billion ARA Asia Dragon Fund from March 2007 to March 2010, and was responsible for fundraising and investing in a diversified portfolio of real estate investments with a pan Asian mandate.
He served as Executive Director of Majulah Connection Ltd, a non-governmental organisation supported by the Singapore government for consulting and networking from February 2003 to December 2005. From August 2001 to January 2003, Mr. Ang was with GICRE, serving as the EVP of Administration and Corporate Affairs for their global real estate investment operations. He also worked earlier as a SVP in Vertex, managing venture capital investment and Armstrong Industrial Corporation Limited, as Group GM and Executive Director overseeing its manufacturing business.
Mr. Ang started his career at the EDB, serving from January 1979 to October 1992 and rose up the ranks to become the Regional Director of North America, managing investment promotion for Singapore, covering the North America region. He is an Independent Director of Singapore-listed Heatec Jietong Holdings Ltd. since April 2017, and Malaysia-listed Yong Tai Berhad since January 2016.
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 the Imperial College, London University, and obtained a Master of Business Administration from the European Institution of Business Administration ("INSEAD") in 1982 on a scholarship from the Singapore and French governments.
Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Chew is in charge of investment and asset management for Sasseur REIT. He has many years of experience in real estate investment, fund and asset management for various assets classes, ranging from retail malls, offices, hotels, to warehouses and industrial parks.
Mr. Chew was previously Fosun Group's Chief Representative in Singapore. He was responsible for investment and grouprelated 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 the 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.