Mr Ko Kheng Hwa was appointed to the Board in May 2016. He is currently Chairman of Envision Digital International Pte Ltd and Senior Advisor to Envision Digital Group. Founded in China, the group provides Internet-of-Things digital platform for smart energy and smart cities globally. He is an Independent Director of AIMS APAC REIT Management Limited, Manager of the public-listed AIMS APAC REIT. He also serves as Senior or Expert Advisor to several companies including Boston Consulting Group International, Inc.
Public sector leadership positions held previously by Mr Ko included Managing Director of Economic Development Board, CEO of JTC Corporation and CEO of National Computer Board. Business sector leadership appointments held included CEO of Singbridge International Singapore Pte Ltd (a Temasek-linked company), CEO Sustainable Development & Living Business Division of Keppel Corporation Ltd, Chairman of Arcasia (now Ascendas) Land Singapore Pte Ltd, Director of China-incorporated joint venture companies which master-developed the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City and Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City, and Chairman of former NASDAQ-listed Pacific Internet Ltd.
Mr Ko’s academic background includes Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School; Masters in Management, MIT; and BA (Honours) in Civil Engineering, Cambridge University. A President Scholar, he was also conferred the Public Administration Gold Medal by the Singapore Government.