Board Members

George Wang
AIMS Financial Group
Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX)

Mr Wang is the founding Executive Chairman of AIMS Financial Group. Established in 1991, AIMS Financial Group is a diversified financial services and investment group, active in the areas of mortgage lending, securitisation, investment banking, funds management, property investment, venture capital and high-tech investment.  AIMS Financial Group also owns the Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX).

Mr Wang is the President of the AustChina Finance & Investment Council. As the President of AustChina Finance & Investment Council, Mr Wang has been laying the foundations for the financial bridge between Australia and Asia for many years, closely following the development of the Asia Pacific financial sector, at the same time building a professional team. Mr Wang is also a patron of the Taronga Foundation which is affiliated with the Taronga Zoo based in Sydney, Australia which operates wildlife conservation programs.

Richard Nott
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of the Audit Committee
AIMS Funds Management Group

Richard Nott is the former General Manager and Chief Executive of CGU Lenders Mortgage Insurance Ltd; General Manager Corporate Banking at Standard Chartered Bank Australia Ltd; General Manger Banking and Associate Director at Australian Bank, plus a twenty six years career with National Australia Bank throughout Australia and England. He was for some years a Director of Prime Insurance group, a Bermudan based Lenders’ Mortgage Insurer.

Richard is the Director and Chair Audit Committee of First American Title Insurance Company of Australia Ltd since 2002. Richard is a Director of Four Hats Financial Services Pty.Ltd, a venture capital company. Also, Richard is the Director and Chair Audit Committee of First Mac B Limited, a part of the First Mac group, Australia’s largest privately owned securitiser of residential housing loans.

Qualifications include Bachelor of Science (Hons) in banking, and Masters Degrees in Business Administration, Commerce, Insurance and Risk Management. He is a Fellow of Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance, Chartered Insurance Institute (UK) and Chartered Institute of Bankers(UK), plus Accounting, Chartered Secretaries, and Management institutes.

For over a decade Mr. Nott was President of the Australia-Britain Society and in recent years Chairman of the Australia-Britain Society Foundation. He is a member of the Cook Society and Fred Hollows Foundation.
John Love
Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of the Audit Committee
AIMS Funds Management Group

John was previously the Chairman of Mortgage Guarantee Insurance Corporation Australia, the Australian subsidiary of the largest USA loan mortgage insurer, The Chairman and Member of the Audit, Governance & Risk Management Committee for The Australian Wine Society Co-operative Limited. He was the Australian General Manager for a Mezzanine finance company and was also the Head of Corporate Banking Australia at Standard Chartered Bank Australia Limited.

Qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce, a Master of Business Administration (AGSM) and a Master of Insurance and Risk Management (Deakin). In addition, he is a Certified Practicing Accountant. He is a Fellow of the Tax Institute of Australia, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries, a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Mutuals Institute.
Ko Kheng Hwa
Independent, Non-Executive Director

Mr Ko Kheng Hwa was appointed as a Director on 21 January 2019 and was appointed as the Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee on 20 February 2019. He was redesignated as the Non-Executive Lead Independent Director on 29 March 2019.

Mr Ko has more than 30 years of experience in leadership and international business. He has held leadership positions in various entities in the Singapore public sector, including serving as Managing Director of the Singapore Economic Development Board and as CEO of the JTC Corporation and the National Computer Board (now re-organised into the Government Technology Agency and the Infocomm Media Development Authority).

In the business sector, he served as CEO of the Temasek-linked Singbridge International Singapore Pte Ltd and CEO of the Sustainable Development & Living Business Division of Keppel Corporation Ltd. He was Chairman of Pacific Internet Ltd, which was previously listed on the NASDAQ stock market, and Arcasia Land Pte Ltd (now known as Ascendas Land (Singapore) Pte Ltd).

He also held the post of Lead Independent Director at iX Biopharma Ltd, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

Mr Ko held various leadership positions during his time in China, having served as board director of the China-incorporated joint venture companies that master-developed the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City and the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City.

Mr Ko is currently Chairman of Envision Digital International Pte Ltd and Senior Advisor to the Envision Digital Group, as well as an Independent Director at Ho Bee Land Limited which is listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. He also serves as Senior or Expert Advisor to several companies including the Boston Consulting Group International, Inc.

Mr Ko holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Civil Engineering from the University of Cambridge, a Master of Science in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. He is also a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers, Singapore and a Fellow of the Singapore Computer Society. Mr Ko was a President Scholar and was awarded the Public Administration Gold Medal by the Singapore Government.
Peter Michael Heng
Independent, Non-Executive Director

Mr Heng has over 30 years of investment management experience. Before this appointment, Mr Heng held the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at NTUC Income Co-operative from 2009 until his retirement in 2015. Prior to that, Mr Heng served as the Chief Investment Officer of Manulife Asset Management (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. and Straits Lion Asset Management Ltd.

Mr Heng also serves as a member of the NKF Investment Committee, and as a member of the Investment Committee of OWW Investments III Ltd.

Mr Heng holds a Bachelor of Science (Economics) from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Steven Chong Teck Sin
Independent, Non-Executive Director

Mr Chong has 32 years of experience in technology, business, finance and general management. From 1986 to 2004, Mr Chong served in various directorial and management positions with Seksun Corporation Ltd (subsequently known as Enporis Greenz Limited), Glaxo Wellcome Asia Pacific, China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park Development Co., Ltd, Standard Chartered Bank and the Economic Development Board. He has also served as a board member of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (“ACRA”) from 2004-2010 and the National Kidney Foundation from 2008-2010, and as ACRA’s Investment Committee Chairman.

Mr Chong has over 19 years of experience as an independent director and currently serves as independent director and Audit Committee Chairman for Civmec Limited, InnoTek Ltd, and Accordia Golf Trust Management Pte. Ltd. He is also an independent director of Changan Minsheng APLL Logistics Co., Ltd, a leading automobile logistics firm in China which is listed on the mainboard of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He has also served as independent director of various companies listed on the Singapore and Australia stock exchanges.

Mr Chong holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, and a Master of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.
Koh Wee Lih
Chief Executive Officer

Mr Koh joined the Manager in December 2008 and was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of the Manager on 1 January 2014. He was subsequently appointed as a Director on 29 January 2014. Prior to this appointment, Mr Koh was the Head of Real Estate for the Manager since October 2011 and its Senior Investment Manager before that.

As the Chief Executive Officer of the Manager, Mr Koh is responsible for the overall planning, management and operation of the Trust. He works closely with the Board of Directors to determine business strategies for the strategic development of the Trust.

Mr Koh has over 20 years of experience in investment, corporate finance and asset management, of which more than 12 years are in direct real estate, covering investments, developments, asset management and real estate private equity in the Asia Pacific region.

Mr Koh holds a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Science in Industrial and Operations Engineering and a Bachelor of Science (Summa Cum Laude) in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan.