Mr Chua has served as an Independent Director of the Managers since 10 June 2014.
He was formerly Executive Director for finance, risk management, IT and corporate services at Wilmar International Limited, a leading agribusiness listed on the Singapore Exchange. He retired in December 2011 after serving nine years during which the group expanded its global business rapidly and had a successful public listing in 2006.
Mr Chua currently sits on the board of Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited, Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited, Lu International (Singapore) Financial Asset Exchange Pte Ltd and Yihai Kerry Arawana Oils, Grains & Food Co., Ltd. Previously, he was a board member of Wilmar International Limited, Eltech Electronics Limited, Armada Holdings Limited which is listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and Industrial Bank Co., Ltd., a Chinese commercial bank listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Mr Chua was formerly the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer of Keppel TatLee Bank, which was merged into OCBC Bank in 2002. He joined Tat Lee Bank as Executive Vice President in 1990 and was actively involved in its merger with Keppel Bank in 1998. He left the bank in 2002 and served for a few months as chief executive officer of a property fund, China Homes Limited.
Mr Chua started his working career with the Insurance Commissioner’s Department at the Monetary Authority of Singapore in 1981. He then moved to head its Personnel Department in 1983 and the Securities Industry Department from 1987 to 1990.
Mr Chua received a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) degree in Mathematics from Nanyang University, Singapore and a Master of Science (Actuarial Science) degree from the Northeastern University, Boston, USA under an Asia Foundation scholarship.