Mr. CHONG Chee Keong, Chris

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Chong Chee Keong, Chris (張智強), aged 55, is an independent non-executive director of the Company. He is also the chairman of the remuneration committee and a member of each of the audit committee and nomination committee of the Company. He has been in private practice for 29 years since graduating from the National University of Singapore with Honours in 1994. He is the founder of corporate and commercial law practice CHRIS CHONG & C T HO LLP (the “Law Firm”), which was established in 1999, and is instrumental in establishing the Law Firm’s good standing as a reputable corporate mergers and acquisitions, building construction and banking law practice as well as an approved panel lawyer for major banks and financial institutions in Singapore. Mr. Chong is currently the lead independent non-executive director of Vallianz Holdings Limited, the shares of which are listed on the Catalist of Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. Mr. Chong also attained the credentials as Senior Accredited Director (SID-SRAD) issued by the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) in March 2024. Mr. Chong joined the Group in 2023.