Mr Ow is the Executive Chairman of Stamford Land Corporation Ltd ("SLC"). He is also the Executive Chairman of Singapore Shipping Corporation Limited ("SSC"), which is listed on the SGX-ST. Mr Ow holds directorships in most of SLC's and SSC's subsidiaries.
In 2009, Mr Ow was named Businessman of the Year at the Singapore Business Awards which was jointly organised by The Business Times and DHL. In 2012, he was awarded Honorary Officer in the Order of Australia by the Commonwealth of Australia in recognition of his distinguished service towards the development of commercial relations and identifying business opportunities between Australia and Singapore.
Mr Ow is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and also Singapore's non-resident Ambassador to the Italian Republic.
Mr Ow is the Executive Deputy Chairman of SLC. He is also the Executive Deputy Chairman of SSC and holds directorships in most of SLC's and SSC's subsidiaries.
Mr Ow is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and is the Honorary Consul of the Slovak Republic in Singapore.
Mr Ow is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of SLC.
As the CEO, Mr Ow is in charge of the overall management of the Group's businesses, including the areas of strategic development, operations, marketing communications, finance and human resources. Mr Ow is also involved in the evaluation of new business opportunities for the Group, including feasibility studies on potential developments, investments and transactions.
Mr Ow, son of the Group's Executive Chairman, is also Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of SSC.
Mr Vaile was Australia's Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Federal National Party from June 2005 to November 2007. As Australia's Minister for Trade from July 1999 to September 2006, Mr Vaile was responsible for negotiating Australia's free trade agreements with the United States, Singapore and Thailand and led Australia's drive to free up global trade through the World Trade Organization. Mr Vaile has also held the ministerial portfolios of Transport and Regional Development (twice) and Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (1998-1999).
Mr Vaile, who served as an elected member of the Australian Parliament since 1993, retired from political life in July 2008 to pursue a career in the private sector. In recognition of his distinguished service during his political career (including the successful pursuant of global trade and investment opportunities), the Commonwealth of Australia awarded Mr Vaile the Order of Australia in 2012.
Mr Vaile is the Chairman of Palisade Investment Partners Limited, the Non-Executive Chairman of Whitehaven Coal Limited and the Non- Executive Director of Servcorp Limited. He also holds directorship in Virgin Blue Holdings Limited (Listed on Australian Securities Exchange). He is also a director on the Board of Trustees of HostPlus Superfund.
Mrs Lim was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive director of SLC on 26 July 2012.
Mrs Lim was first elected to Parliament in December 1996 and served till May 2011. She last served as Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, Singapore, and concurrently as Second Minister for Finance and Transport from April 2009 to May 2011. Prior to joining the Singapore Cabinet, she enjoyed a varied career in financial services, including stints at Temasek Holdings as Managing Director (2000 - 2004) and Jardine Fleming (1992 - 2000).
Mrs Lim graduated with a Master of Arts (Honours) in Mathematics/Engineering from the University of Cambridge in 1981, on a Singapore Government's Overseas Merit Scholarship. In 1989, she obtained a Master of Business Administration, major in Finance, from the Anderson School of Management, University of California at Los Angeles.
Mrs Lim is concurrently an Executive Director of Tembusu Partners Pte Ltd, a Senior Advisor to global investment firm Kohlberg, Kravis and Roberts, an Independent Non-Executive Director of SGX Mainboard-listed Jardine Cycle & Carriage Ltd and BW Group Limited, a Member of the Asia Advisory Board of Westpac Institutional Bank.
Mrs Lim was an Independent Non-Executive Member of the Ernst & Young Global Advisory Council from 2011 to 2014.
Mr Chester was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of SLC on 25 July 2013.
Mr Chester has had an illustrious career with the Australian Public Service for over 33 years up until his retirement in 2012. His key appointments with the Australian Public Service include deputy secretary of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) (2003-2008), Australia's Ambassador to Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (2005), Australia's high commissioner to Brunei (2000) and most recently, Australia's high commissioner to Singapore (2008-2012). Prior to joining DFAT in 1990, he had an 11-year career with the then Australian Patent, Trade Marks and Design Office as a patent examiner. Before that he worked at the Australian National University as a research scientist.
Mr Chester graduated from the Australian National University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree. Mr Chester is concurrently a Lead Independent Director of Kim Heng Offshore & Marine Holdings Limited and an Independent Director of Civmec Limited.