RAYMOND KIM GOH
Executive Chairman
Chairman, Executive Committee

Mr. Raymond Goh founded the Swiber Group in 1996 and was appointed to the Board on November 2004. As the Executive Chairman, Mr. Goh is the key figure in leading Swiberís overall business, operations and marketing aspects in the region. He sets the long-term growth strategy and spearheads growth initiatives to expand the Groupís resources, develop new markets and invest in new vessel designs and technology. Being an industry veteran with close to two decades of experience, Mr. Goh is currently also the Non-Executive Chairman of Vallianz Holdings Limited and Kreuz Holdings Limited. At the same time, Mr. Goh is active in grassroot community activities, serving as a patron of the Punggol North Citizenís Consultative Committee and as Chairman of the School Advisory Board (SAC) for Westwood Primary School. Mr. Goh graduated from Murdoch University in Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree.

 

FRANCIS WONG CHIN SING
Executive Director and Group CEO

Mr. Francis Wong joined Swiber in 2005 and was appointed to the Board in November 2005. As Swiberís Group CEO and President, Mr. Wong has been charting Swiberís corporate and strategic directions as well as steering its operations. With his strong financial background, Mr. Wong has put in place strong financial controls for the Group to support its rapid expansion regionally and globally, and into new business operations. In support of the Groupís investments, he also sits on the Board of Kreuz Holdings Limited as a Non-Executive Director. Active in his professional field, Mr. Wong is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and a fellow certified practicing accountant of CPA Australia. He is also a chartered accountant certified by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Australiaís Deakin University in 1988 and a Master of Commerce in Accounting from the University of Auckland in 1990.

 

JEAN PERS
Executive Director

Mr. Jean Pers joined Swiber in 2002 to develop the offshore EPIC business, and was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2005. Mr. Pers is currently the President and CEO of Equatoriale Offshore Development Services. He brings with him close to 35 years of engineering and operational experience in the offshore EPIC business, He had an illustrious career in the industry, previously heading the Marine Department at IKL Indonesia and being advisor to Voies Navigables de France and the Navigation Authority, which controls most of French navigable rivers and canals. Mr. Pers graduated from Ecole Nationale Ingenieurs in France in 1974 with an Engineer diploma. Since 1988, Mr. Pers has been a member of CNEDIES Centre National des Experts, an organization that provides expertise to analyse the causes of industrial accidents.

 

NITISH GUPTA
Executive Director

Mr. Nitish Gupta joined Swiber in 2006 as the Executive Vice President of the Offshore Construction Services Division and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the unit in 2008. In March 2009, he was appointed to the Board of Directors. Having worked for a number of established offshore oil and gas construction companies since 1992, Mr. Gupta has extensive industry experience in India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Mr. Gupta graduated from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi University in India with a Bachelor in Civil Engineering (Honours).

 

YEO CHEE NENG
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Darren Yeo joined the Group in 2003. Mr. Yeo is the President and CEO of Newcruz Offshore Marine Services and is responsible for the management and development of the Groupís offshore marine support business operations. He brings with him over 2 decades of industry experience under his belt. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Vallianz Holdings Limited on November 30, 2012. Mr. Yeo graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1993 with a Bachelor of Engineering degree. He later obtained a diploma in Marketing from the Singapore Institute of Management in 1995.

 

YEO JEU NAM
Lead Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman, Audit Committee
Chairman, Remuneration Committee

Mr. Yeo Jeu Nam, has more than 30 years of consultancy experience. Mr Yeo sits on the board of Vallianz Holdings Limited and Frencken Group Limited as an Independent Non- Executive Director. Before founding Radiance Consulting Pte. Ltd., of which Mr. Yeo is currently its Managing Director, he was a Senior Consulting Partner with Ernst & Young Consultants where he headed the Strategy and Transformation practice as well as the HR Consulting practice for more than 12 years. He was also previously a Director at PwC Consulting where he headed their Public Sector Consulting practice. He graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Class ll Upper, Honours). Mr Yeo is also an alumnus of INSEAD.

 

OON THIAN SENG
Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman, Nominating Committee

Mr. Oon Thian Seng is an advocate and solicitor, being one of the founding partners of TS Oon & Bazul, Singapore and sole proprietor of Oon & Partners LLP, Malaysia. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of Swiber in 2006. Mr. Oon holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the University of Warwick and a Master of Laws from the London School of Economics, University of London in England. Mr. Oon was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales in 1991 and as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1993 and the High Court of Malaya in 2001.

 

CHIA FOOK ENG
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Chia Fook Eng was appointed as an Independent Director on Swiberís Board of Directors in 2009. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Chia served as an Advisor to Swiberís Board of Directors on matters relating to the Groupís business. Mr. Chia comes from a strong marine engineering background, bringing with him more than 40 years of management experience in the marine and the oil and gas industry, working for established engineering and construction companies in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Chia holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Cheng Kung University and a Diploma in Management Studies from Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago.