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 Operating 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 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 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.
Ms. Leong is responsible for all finance functions of the Trust and the REIT Manager. Ms Leong oversees all matters relating to financial reporting, treasury, internal controls, taxation and capital management.
Ms. Leong has over 20 years of experience in Finance, of which 10 were in the real estate industry. Her scope of responsibilities includes management accounting and reporting, corporate finance and strategic planning, as well as treasury, taxation and audit. Prior to joining the Manager, Ms. Leong was Assistant Vice President, Finance, at Mediacorp Pte Ltd, overseeing all financial management functions and strategic planning of the data center business, from 2015 to 2018. Prior to that, Ms. Leong was the Group Senior Finance Manager of Tuan Sing Holdings Limited, a SGX listed company, from 2013 to 2015 handling consolidation, SGX reporting and corporate finance. From 2006 to 2012, she was a Senior Finance Manager at CapitaMalls Asia Limited, now known as CapitaLand Mall Asia Limited, handling China private real estate funds where she worked closely with Investment & Management team in areas of financial reporting, corporate finance, treasury, acquisitions and divestments as well as strategic planning. Ms. Leong started her career as an external auditor with Ernst & Young in 1997 and held several finance positions in the electronics group of ST Engineering Limited from 2000 to 2006.
Ms. Leong holds a Bachelor of Business Degree from Nanyang Technological University and a professional qualification from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (Singapore) with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
Ms. Wong is in charge of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs functions of Sasseur REIT. She has over a decade of experience in investor relations, capital markets (buy-side), corporate banking, and has been actively involved in capital raising, M&A transactions, and corporate strategy and 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.
Ms. Wong had extensive international exposure to various industries and roles, having worked and lived in 6 different countries over the course of her career. She spent over 5 years in investor relations role with Falcon Energy Group Limited, an SGX Mainboard-listed oil and gas company. Prior to that, Ms. Wong held corporate banking position at National Australia Bank as well as investment analyst positions at asset management firms.
Ms. Wong holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Computational Finance) from National University of Singapore. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and a Chartered Accountant of Singapore, and is a non-practising member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.