Our management team has had many years of experience in the construction and Built Environment. With their wealth of experiences and technical know-how, they are able to react on a timely basis to any operational or on-site issues.
Board of Directors
Dr Teo Ho Pin
Non-Executive Chairman and Independent Director
Dr Teo is a long-serving politician with a career in the public service spanning over 23 years. Formerly a Member of Parliament (“MP”) for various constituencies including Sembawang GRC (1996-2001), Holland-Bukit Panjang GRC Bukit Panjang GRC (2001-2006) and Bukit Panjang SMC (2006-2020), Dr Teo was also the Mayor of the North West District in Singapore (2001-2020), responsible for implementing Community Development Programmes for approximately 906,000 residents. During his tenure as Mayor, the North West District had clinched notable awards including the ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable Cities Award in 2017 and the Singapore Environment Council-Lee Foundation Singapore Environmental Achievement Award (Public Sector) in the same year.
Dr Teo had also served as the Chairman of the Holland-Bukit Panjang Town Council (2001-2020), and as Coordinating Chairman of 15 People’s Action Party (“PAP”) Town Councils in Singapore taking charge of township management for about one million public housing flats. Over the course of his political career, Dr Teo has chaired various Government Parliamentary Committees in National Development, Environment and Water Resources, Home Affairs, and Law and Foreign Affairs.
From his prior experience, Dr Teo has developed a track record in implementing and spearheading Green & Smart City initiatives. With his strong background and network in the Built Environment sector, we are confident that Dr Teo will be able to help impart fresh industry insights and spur thought leadership, elevating the organisation to greater heights.
Dr Teo holds a Bachelor’s Degree (Building) from the National University of Singapore, as well as a Master’s Degree (Project Management) and Doctorate Degree (Building) from Heriot Watt University in the United Kingdom. Dr Teo was appointed to the Board of Directors on 15 October 2020 as an Independent Director, and was redesignated as Non-Executive Chairman on 30 June 2023.
Mr Pay Sim Tee
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Mr Pay Sim Tee first started his career in the construction industry at Tiong Seng Contractors in 1977. In 1989, he became a Director of Tiong Seng Contractors and was primarily in charge of our road construction projects in PNG. Mr Pay has more than 40 years of experience in earthwork, road and bridge construction, civil engineering and building work in Singapore, the PRC, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, PNG and Laos. He is also in charge of property development and human resource in Tiong Seng Holdings Limited.
Mr Pay Sim Tee has a Technician Diploma in Civil Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic. He was appointed to our Board of Directors on 24th February 2010, and was last re-elected on 22 April 2022.
Mr Pay was appointed as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer on 1 August 2020.
Mr Pek Zhi Kai
Mr Pek Zhi Kai joined the Tiong Seng Group in 2018, under the Group’s subsidiary Steeltech Industries Pte Ltd as a Commercial Manager. During his tenure, Mr Pek led efforts in the development of new green construction capabilities, forming the Group’s first Mass Engineered Timber unit. Following the Group’s 60th Anniversary and strategic reorganisation, Mr Pek was appointed a Director of Group’s three business segments in Construction, Engineering Solutions, and Property Development in 2019.
Mr Pek currently holds the role of General Manager (Singapore) for the Group’s Property Development business, and is also Deputy Managing Director for the Group’s Construction Business. Mr Pek is currently a member of the Youth Business Affairs Committee of the Singapore Chinese Chambers of Commerce & Industry, and a member of the Built Environment Subcommittee under the Singapore Business Federation’s Infrastructure Committee.
Mr Pek holds a Bachelor’s Degree (Psychology) from University College London, and a Master’s Degree (Organisational & Social Psychology) from London School of Economics and Political Science. He was appointed to our Board of Directors on 1 July 2021, and was last re-elected on 22 April 2022.
Mr Ang Peng Koon, Patrick
Mr Patrick Ang is the Deputy Managing Partner of one of the largest law firms in Singapore, Rajah & Tann LLP, and heads the firm’s Regional Practices. He has had 24 years of experience handling both contentious and noncontentious matter and one of his key areas of expertise is in corporate restructuring and insolvency, acting for financial institutions and companies in many major and publicised cases. These include Lehman Brothers, Nortel group of companies, China Aviation Oil Corporation, Asia Pulp and Paper, restructuring of C2C Ltd (a large underwater telecoms cable company majority owned by SingTel), the collapse of Lewis and Peat (one of the world’s largest rubber trading houses), the collapse of Sogo Department Store group of companies, Alliance Technology & Development Ltd, Measurex Group, PT Ometraco (listed Indonesian company), Admiralty Leisure (owners of Tang Dynasty Theme Park), Lernout & Hauspie Group (then the world’s largest speech software company), PineTree Town Club, Fort Canning Country Club, Crown Prince Hotel and Chew Eu Hock Holdings Ltd.
Mr Ang has been consistently recognised internationally, in Asia and in Singapore as a leading lawyer in his field in consecutive years by Asian Legal Business Legal Who’s Who Singapore, AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers, Asia Law & Practice, Asialaw Profiles, International Who’s Who of Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, Euromoney Guide To The World’s Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, International Financial Law Review 1000, Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers Global – The World’s Leading Lawyers. Currently, he is a member of the Singapore Ministry of Law Working Committee dealing with legislative reform in Singapore in relation to corporate insolvency and personal bankruptcy law. In addition, he is also a lecturer in Civil Procedure and Insolvency at the Postgraduate Practice Law Course and a regular speaker at conferences/seminars, and an Exco Member on the Employer Alliance. He is also an independent director of SMRT Corporation Ltd and The Esplanade Company, as well as Malacca Trust Limited, an Indonesia-based financial services group listed on Catalist of the Singapore Exchange and an independent director of Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation Limited (a statutory company accountable to the Monetary Authority of Singapore).
Mr Ang holds a Bachelor of Law from the National University of Singapore. Mr Ang was appointed to our Board of Directors on 24 February 2010 and was last re-elected on 28 April 2023.
Mr Ong Seet Joon
Mr Ong Seet Joon has more than three decades of commercial banking experience, spanning across areas such as strategy and budgeting, asset-liability management, business development, credit risk & marketing, client coverage and solutioning, as well as general management. Mr Ong was the Country Head of Maybank’s Hong Kong Branch from 1999 to 2006, and the President and Chief Executive Officer of Maybank Philippines Inc from 2006 to 2012. He was also a part of Maybank Singapore’s senior management team from 2012 to 2020, holding the appointment of Head-Global Banking for Client Coverage & Solutioning. In 2021, Mr Ong co-founded A3 Capital Pte Ltd, a privately held specialist real estate investment platform based in Singapore with origination and execution capabilities across Southeast Asia, and is a Partner there.
Since 2021, Mr Ong has been the Non-Executive Chairman to the Group’s Property Development business.
Mr Ong holds two Bachelor’s Degrees, one from London Guildhall University, and the other from the London Metropolitan University. He also has a Master’s Degree (Economics) from Macquarie University. Mr Ong was appointed to our Board of Directors on 30 June 2023.
Mr Lee It Hoe
Mr Lee It Hoe had previously worked in Tiong Seng Contractors as a projects management executive back in the early 1960s; coupled with his extensive experience in the brokerage industry, his business acumen is expected to be an asset to our Group.
He holds a Diploma in Building Construction from Singapore Polytechnic. Mr Lee was appointed to the Board on 24 February 2010 and was last re-appointed on 22 April 2022.
Mr Pek Ah Tuan
Honorary Founding Chairman
Mr Pek Ah Tuan was one of the founders of our Group and had approximately 50 years of experience in major earthwork, road and bridge construction, civil engineering and building work, and property development and entrepreneurial activities in Singapore, the PRC, Socialist Republic of Vietnam and Laos. He played a vital role in charting the corporate direction of our Group. By spearheading the push to venture into various overseas markets such as Laos, Papua New Guinea and the PRC in the earlier years, he helped to establish a foothold for our Group in the overseas markets on which we subsequently expanded. As one of the founders of our Group, Mr Pek had contributed significantly to the early stages of our Group’s development. Mr Pek was appointed to our Board of Directors on 24 February 2010 and was last re-appointed on 26 April 2013.
Senior Management Team
Mr Pek Dien Kee
Head of Asset Management
Mr Pek Dien Kee joined Tiong Seng Contractors in 1975 and was appointed as Director of TSC in 1991. Currently, he heads our Procurement Department and his job scope includes approving the purchase of project work materials and services, selecting and conducting periodic evaluations of competent suppliers for our projects. In addition, he is also in charge of the Procurement Department of our subsidiary in Papua New Guinea, TSC (PNG), and our workshop at Fan Yoong Road which maintains and upkeeps the plant and equipment for TSC.
Mr Andrew Khng
Head of Administration
Mr Andrew Khng has been with the company since 1981 and is in charge of corporate and Workplace Safety and Health matters for the Group. His experience spans across general, site management and coordination in managing of civil engineering and building construction projects in Singapore and India. He is also heading the BCA certified Overseas Training Centre in Myanmar. He currently sits on the board of various organisations outside our Group and is also the immediate past president of Singapore Contractors Association Limited.
Mr Khng has an Advance Diploma in Business Management from the University of Bradford (MDIS).
Ms Wun Yoke Lin
Chief Financial Officer
Ms Wun Yoke Lin manages all financial, taxation, treasury and compliance matters for the Group. She has close to 20 years of working experience, and prior to joining Tiong Seng, she held a similar appointment, and was part of the management team at a local construction group.
Ms Wun, holds a Bachelor’s Degree (Sociology and General Mathematics) from the National University of Singapore, and a Master’s Degree (Business Administration) from the University of Birmingham. She is also a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Mr Ong Choon Tiong
General Manager, Tianjin, PRC
Mr Ong Chun Tiong has been overseeing our subsidiaries in Tianjin, PRC, since 2004. He joined us in 1998 as an Information Systems and Business Process Manager and was responsible for our Group’s expansion into new markets in the construction industry.
Mr Ong holds two Master's Degrees, one from the London School of Economics and Political Science, specialising in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems, the other from the National University of Singapore, majoring in Project Management.
Mr Lim Chee Hwa
Executive Director, Tiong Seng Contractors
Mr Lim Chee Hwa joined Tiong Seng Contractors (Private) Limited in December 2022 as an Executive Director. He is a veteran in the sector, having worked and held senior positions through the entire chain of the Built Environment Industry, from development, construction and consultancy services. He also sat in numerous executive committees in the Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL) and Building and Construction Authority (BCA), and was the Board member of BCA from 2020 to 2023. His most notable contributions has been in the areas of new construction methodologies and innovations. These included the pioneering of Concrete Pre-fabricated, Pre-finished Volumetric Construction for residential buildings, Modular Volumetric Multi-storey Carpark Construction and Advanced Hybrid system of Pre-cast Construction.
Mr Lim graduated with a Bachelors Degree (Architecture) from the National University of Singapore, School of Architecture in 1990, and obtained his registration with the Board of Architects in 1993, where he was also awarded the Board of Architects Prize in 1993.
Mr Darius Lim
Executive Director, Tiong Seng Engineering Solutions
Mr Lim Jin Wui Darius joined Tiong Seng Group in January 2022 as Head of Group Strategy & Plans and also assumed the role of Executive Director of Tiong Seng Engineering Solutions Pte. Ltd. (TSES). Mr Lim was appointed as Managing Director of Robin Village Development Pte. Ltd. (RVD) in September 2022. He is responsible for TSES’ Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA) capabilities and sustainable solutions, as well as securing strategic opportunities for TSES’ businesses and products in the global markets. Prior to joining Tiong Seng, Mr Lim held leadership positions across the commercial and public sectors, bringing a wealth of experience in senior management and overseas business expansion.
Mr Lim has a Bachelor’s Degree (Economics and International Relations) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Master Degree (Business Administration) from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has also participated in the International Advanced Management Programme from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan School of Management), USA.