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Board of Directors

 

Stuart Maxwell Kenny
Non-Executive Board Chair

- Member of the Board of Directors
- Member of the Nominating Committee
- Member of the Remuneration and Human Capital Committee

Mr Kenny has more than 40 years of experience in commercial, mining, and oil & gas construction, gaining extensive experience at all levels within project organisations including as senior project manager on large resource construction projects. He has managed major construction contracts both within Australia and wider Asia, receiving clients’ commendation for his emphasis on project quality, team management and workforce safety.

Mr Kenny has been a member of the AusGroup Board of Directors since November 2004, and was appointed to the position of executive board chair in November 2014. Mr Kenny held the position of CEO and managing director of AusGroup Limited for over 13 years collectively, returning to the role in an acting capacity most recently from October 2013 until April 2015.

 

Eng Chiaw Koon 
Managing Director, Executive Director

- Member of Board of Directors

Mr Eng was appointed to the position of managing director in Febraury 2016. Mr Eng holds a Technical Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and brings 12 years of experience in the marine support industry. Currently executive director of AusGroup Limited, Mr Eng was previously director, special projects with Ezion Group, CEO of Aqua-terra Supply Co. Ltd (a subsidiary of KS Energy Services Limited) and the Chief Operating Officer of KS Distribution Pte at KS Energy Limited.

With a background in the electronics industry, specialising in the process audit, vendor quality and management, Mr Eng set up Aero-Green technology (s) Pte Ltd in 1996 to pioneer the commercialisation of aeroponic technology, with the company winning the first Asian Innovation Award from the Far East Economic Review in 1998 and a UN Urban Agriculture Award in 2000.

 

Shane Kimpton
Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

- Member of Board of Directors

Mr Kimpton has over 30 years of experience working in the resources sector in Australia and overseas. He has been responsible for Brownfields engineering, operations & maintenance, capital projects delivery, commissioning and shutdowns across the onshore and offshore oil and gas, LNG, chemicals, power generation and mining sectors.

Mr Kimpton has held senior executive roles for leading operators and contractors including UGL, Transfield Services and ExxonMobil, working in a number of locations across some of the world’s largest Oil & LNG projects. He has a demonstrated track record of strategic and operational leadership, delivering outstanding long-term business and EBIT growth and improved HSE performance.

Mr Kimpton graduated in Engineering at Swinburne University of Technology and is a member of the Asset Management Council of Australia.

 

Chew Heng Ching
Independent Non-Executive Director
Deputy Board Chair

- Lead Independent Director
- Member of the Board of Directors
- Member of the Audit Committee
- Member of the Remuneration and Human Capital Committee
- Chair of the Nominating Committee

Mr Chew has more than 30 years of experience in both the public and private sectors and has held a number of senior roles including Chairman, CEO and Managing Director for; Bonvest Holdings Ltd, Chosen Holdings Ltd, Pharmesis International Ltd, Spindex Industries Ltd, Sinopipe Holdings Limited and Stratech Systems Limited. He also serves on the Board of Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities and Ang Mo Kio-Thye Hua Kwan Hospital.

Mr Chew was the Founding President of the Singapore Institute of Directors and Chairman of its Governing Council from 1998 - 2009 and was a Council Member of Singapore Business Federation. He was the Chairman of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce from 2005 - 2007 and remains a Board Member.

Former Deputy Speaker of the Singapore Parliament and Member of Parliament from 1984 to 2006, Mr Chew was Chairman of the Estimates (Budget) Committee and sat on the Public Accounts Committee. He was also the coordinating Chairman of all PAP Town Councils in Singapore.

Mr Chew, who started his career in Government Administrative Service, is a graduate under a Colombo Plan Scholarship, in Industrial Engineering (First Class Honours) and Economics from the University of Newcastle, Australia. As a university gold medallist, he also holds an Honorary Doctorate in Engineering.

 

 

Ooi Chee KarOoi Chee Kar BA(Hons), FCA (Singapore), FCII
Independent Non-Executive Director

- Member of the Board of Directors 
- Chair of the Audit Committee
- Member of the Nominating Committee

Ms Ooi Chee Kar brings more than 30 years of professional experience in Singapore and the United Kingdom. Ms Ooi is currently an independent director and audit committee member of Pacific Radiance, independent director and audit committee member of Singapore Eye Research Institute, member of the Audit Committee of National Council of Social Services and member and audit chairman  of MILK (Mainly I Love Kids) Fund.

Qualified as a UK Chartered Accountant, Ms Ooi’s experience is broad-based, covering a wide range of industries from financial services to shipping and oil trade. She was an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Singapore until the end of 2012 where she was a lead partner of a number of large audit clients, whose businesses are spread over many countries in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.

Ms Ooi is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA).


 

Wu Yu Liang LLB (2nd Upper Hons)
Independent Non-Executive Director

- Member of the Board of Directors
- Member of the Audit Committee
- Chair of the Remuneration and Human Capital Committee

Mr Wu brings more than 28 years of professional experience, advising a broad spectrum of corporate and commercial issues, ranging from the establishment of joint ventures and other investment vehicles to advising on corporate and debt restructuring. He advises both local and foreign clients on suitable investment structures and is well versed in the mechanics, regulatory and practical aspects of the securities industry.

Mr Wu is an independent director of Jiutian Chemical Group Limited, China Environment Limited and Pan Asian Holdings Limited.

 

Melvin Poh Boon Kher
Independent Non-Executive Director

- Member of the Board of Directors

Mr Poh has more than 20 years of experience in land development across both the public and private sectors. He is currently managing director and owner of Fission Group, a property development company. Mr Poh also has real estate investments in Malaysia, Cambodia and Vietnam.

With experience in all aspects of real estate development and construction, Mr Poh has particular expertise in contract administration and claims negotiation.
Mr Poh holds an honours degree in Estate Management and a Post-graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.