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board of directors

Board Of Directors

  • Mr Thia Peng Heok George
    Mr Thia Peng Heok George
    Chairman, Independent Director

    Mr Thia Peng Heok, George is an Independent, Non-Executive Chairman of CHO. He was appointed as Non-Executive, Independent Director on 30 March 2015 and subsequently appointed as Lead Independent Director on 3 July 2015. Mr Thia was last re-elected as Director at the Company's Annual General Meeting held on 17 October 2016. He was designated to Chairman of the Board on 8 August 2018. He is also the Chairman of the Audit and Nominating Committees and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

    Mr Thia is a Chartered Accountant (Singapore) and practised as an accountant with Cooper Brothers & Co. (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers). He has more than 20 years' experience in merchant banking and financial services including being Managing/Executive Director at Morgan Grenfell, Merrill Lynch, Sun Hung Kai Securities, Kay Hian Securities and Lum Chang Securities. He is involved as board members of non-profit organisations including the National Cancer Centre and Singapore Institute of Management.

  • Dr. Benety Chang
    Dr. Benety Chang
    CEO & Executive Director

    Dr Benety Chang is the CEO & Executive Director of CHO. He was first appointed as Non-Executive Director on 27 August 2018 and subsequently re-designated as CEO & Executive Director on 1 September 2018.

    Dr Chang is the CEO and Executive Director of Baker Technology Limited ("Baker"), which is the indirect controlling shareholder of CHO through its wholly owned subsidiary, BT Investment Pte. Ltd..

    Baker is a SGX Mainboard-Listed Company and provides specialised marine offshore equipment and services, focusing mainly on the offshore oil and gas industry.

    Dr Chang has extensive experience in the offshore oil and gas industry and was the major founding shareholder and CEO of PPL Shipyard Pte Ltd until his resignation in July 2012.

    Dr Chang holds a MBBS degree from the University of Singapore.

  • Mr. Heath McIntyre
    Mr. Heath McIntyre
    Executive Director

    Mr Heath McIntyre is an Executive Director of CHO. He was first appointed as Non-Executive Director on 27 August 2018 and subsequently re-designated as an Executive Director on 1 September 2018.

    Mr McIntyre is the Managing Director of BT Investment Pte. Ltd ("BT Investment") and is responsible for overall management and operations of BT Investment. BT Investment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Baker and is also the controlling shareholder of CHO.

    Mr McIntyre was Executive Director at Southern Capital Group, an independent private equity firm focused on middle-market buyout investments in South East Asia. Prior to Southern Capital, he was at Affinity Equity Partners (formerly UBS Capital Asia Private Equity) then a large-cap private equity firm principally involved in buyout investments in the broader Asia Pacific region.

    Mr McIntyre holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Toronto and a MBA from University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business.

  • Ms. Jeanette Chang
    Ms. Jeanette Chang
    Non-Executive Director

    Ms Jeanette Chang is a Non-Executive Director of CHO. She was appointed to this position on 27 August 2018.

    Ms Chang is an Executive Director of Baker Technology Limited, which is the indirect controlling shareholder of CHO through its wholly owned subsidiary, BT Investment Pte. Ltd.. . Ms Chang has an engineering and finance background having previously worked with Mott MacDonald Group in London on UK and Singapore engineering projects. Ms Chang was a Director in the Equity Capital Markets team at Barclays Bank PLC where she worked for nine years. She has significant experience in corporate finance especially in relation to fund raising in the capital markets.

    Ms Chang holds a Master in Engineering First Class (Civil Engineering) degree from Imperial College London and a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from London Business School.

  • Mr. Tan Kiang Kherng
    Mr. Tan Kiang Kherng
    Non-Executive Director

    Mr Tan Kiang Kherng is a Non-Executive Director of CHO. He was appointed to this position on 27 August 2018.

    Mr Tan is the CFO of Baker Technology Limited, which is the indirect controlling shareholder of CHO through its wholly owned subsidiary, BT Investment Pte. Ltd.. . Mr Tan was a Senior Audit Manager with Ernst and Young, Singapore.

    Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

  • Mr Tan Pong Tyea
    Mr Tan Pong Tyea
    Non-Executive Director

    Mr Tan Pong Tyea is a Non-Executive Director of CH Offshore Ltd ("CHO"). He was initially appointed as Non-Executive Chairman on 1 June 2010 and subsequently re-designated to Executive Chairman on 22 October 2015. Mr Tan was last re-elected as Director at the Company's Annual General Meeting held on 17 October 2016. He relinquished his position as Executive Chairman on 8 August 2018 and remained as an Executive Director. He was re-designated as Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2018. He is currently a member of the Nominating Committee.

    Mr Tan is also the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Falcon Energy Group Limited ("FEG"). FEG ceased to be the holding company of CHO on 26 July 2018. FEG is a SGX Mainboard-listed leading player in the regional Offshore Marine and Oil and Gas sectors. It provides a full spectrum of support services for the Offshore Marine and Oil and Gas cycle, from initial exploration and drilling to production and post-production stage, with a specialist focus on the production phase of oilfield activities.

    He has more than 27 years of experience servicing the oil companies and major contractors throughout the region.

    Mr Tan obtained his Masters in Management Studies from Durham University, United Kingdom.

  • Mr Tan Kian Huay
    Mr Tan Kian Huay
    Independent, Non-Executive Director

    Mr Tan Kian Huay is a Non-Executive, Independent Director of CHO. He was appointed to this position on 30 March 2015. Mr Tan was last re-elected as Director of the Company's Annual General Meeting held on 27 September 2017. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Nominating Committees.

    He has extensive experience in project management and business development, particularly in the construction industry. With over 40 years of experience in the building and construction industry, including serving as the Managing Director of Obayashi Singapore Pte Ltd from 1989 to 2004. He was also a Director of NTUC Fairprice Foundation Ltd, NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd, Choice Homes Investments Pte Ltd and Jurong Health Services Pte Ltd.

    Mr Tan now serves on the boards of Mercatus Cooperative, a social enterprise under the NTUC Enterprise.

    Mr Tan holds a Professional Diploma in Building and a Bachelor of Arts from Beijing Normal University. He is currently a fellow and was a former 2nd Vice President of the Society of Project Managers and also a former President of the Singapore Institute of Building.

  • Mr Wan Hin Weng
    Mr Wan Hin Weng
    Independent, Non-Executive Director

    Mr Wan Hin Weng is an Independent Director of CHO. He was appointed to this position on 3 October 2018.

    Mr Wan is currently a Data Analyst with A Data Pro.

    Prior to his new career, his banking career spans 30 + years with 27 years spent with Citigroup. His credit experience is wide ranging and deep covering risk management, marketing, and credit aspects. Key highlights of his experience with Citigroup and Deutsche Bank are as follow:

    • 2 years in Private Banking Structured Credit - Senior Credit Officer / Director (2005 to 2007) - He was primarily responsible for the structuring of investment finance products for clients in India, Indonesia and Australia
    • 1.5 years in Private Banking Relationship Management - Team Head (2010 to 2011) covering primarily Indonesia and Malaysia markets
    • 4 years in Risk Management - He was acting Risk Management Head (1999 to 2000) and Deputy Country Risk Manager, Singapore Branch (1996 to 1999)
    • 12 years in Credit Marketing - He held Team Head positions in marketing units covering financial institutions (1987 to 1990) and small and medium enterprises (1993 to 1996), and was account officer (1981 to 1986) covering multinationals and government linked corporations

    Mr Wan has the following professional qualification:-

    • Associate, Chartered Institute of Secretaries & Administration (UK)
    • Data Science Specialization (John Hopkins University)
    • Machine Learning Certificate (Stanford/Online)
Mr Thia Peng Heok George
Chairman, Independent Director

Mr Thia Peng Heok, George is an Independent, Non-Executive Chairman of CHO. He was appointed as Non-Executive, Independent Director on 30 March 2015 and subsequently appointed as Lead Independent Director on 3 July 2015. Mr Thia was last re-elected as Director at the Company's Annual General Meeting held on 17 October 2016. He was designated to Chairman of the Board on 8 August 2018. He is also the Chairman of the Audit and Nominating Committees and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Mr Thia is a Chartered Accountant (Singapore) and practised as an accountant with Cooper Brothers & Co. (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers). He has more than 20 years' experience in merchant banking and financial services including being Managing/Executive Director at Morgan Grenfell, Merrill Lynch, Sun Hung Kai Securities, Kay Hian Securities and Lum Chang Securities. He is involved as board members of non-profit organisations including the National Cancer Centre and Singapore Institute of Management.

Dr. Benety Chang
CEO & Executive Director

Dr Benety Chang is the CEO & Executive Director of CHO. He was first appointed as Non-Executive Director on 27 August 2018 and subsequently re-designated as CEO & Executive Director on 1 September 2018.

Dr Chang is the CEO and Executive Director of Baker Technology Limited ("Baker"), which is the indirect controlling shareholder of CHO through its wholly owned subsidiary, BT Investment Pte. Ltd..

Baker is a SGX Mainboard-Listed Company and provides specialised marine offshore equipment and services, focusing mainly on the offshore oil and gas industry.

Dr Chang has extensive experience in the offshore oil and gas industry and was the major founding shareholder and CEO of PPL Shipyard Pte Ltd until his resignation in July 2012.

Dr Chang holds a MBBS degree from the University of Singapore.

Mr. Heath McIntyre
Executive Director

Mr Heath McIntyre is an Executive Director of CHO. He was first appointed as Non-Executive Director on 27 August 2018 and subsequently re-designated as an Executive Director on 1 September 2018.

Mr McIntyre is the Managing Director of BT Investment Pte. Ltd ("BT Investment") and is responsible for overall management and operations of BT Investment. BT Investment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Baker and is also the controlling shareholder of CHO.

Mr McIntyre was Executive Director at Southern Capital Group, an independent private equity firm focused on middle-market buyout investments in South East Asia. Prior to Southern Capital, he was at Affinity Equity Partners (formerly UBS Capital Asia Private Equity) then a large-cap private equity firm principally involved in buyout investments in the broader Asia Pacific region.

Mr McIntyre holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Toronto and a MBA from University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business.

Ms. Jeanette Chang
Non-Executive Director

Ms Jeanette Chang is a Non-Executive Director of CHO. She was appointed to this position on 27 August 2018.

Ms Chang is an Executive Director of Baker Technology Limited, which is the indirect controlling shareholder of CHO through its wholly owned subsidiary, BT Investment Pte. Ltd.. . Ms Chang has an engineering and finance background having previously worked with Mott MacDonald Group in London on UK and Singapore engineering projects. Ms Chang was a Director in the Equity Capital Markets team at Barclays Bank PLC where she worked for nine years. She has significant experience in corporate finance especially in relation to fund raising in the capital markets.

Ms Chang holds a Master in Engineering First Class (Civil Engineering) degree from Imperial College London and a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from London Business School.

Mr. Tan Kiang Kherng
Non-Executive Director

Mr Tan Kiang Kherng is a Non-Executive Director of CHO. He was appointed to this position on 27 August 2018.

Mr Tan is the CFO of Baker Technology Limited, which is the indirect controlling shareholder of CHO through its wholly owned subsidiary, BT Investment Pte. Ltd.. . Mr Tan was a Senior Audit Manager with Ernst and Young, Singapore.

Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Mr Tan Pong Tyea
Non-Executive Director

Mr Tan Pong Tyea is a Non-Executive Director of CH Offshore Ltd ("CHO"). He was initially appointed as Non-Executive Chairman on 1 June 2010 and subsequently re-designated to Executive Chairman on 22 October 2015. Mr Tan was last re-elected as Director at the Company's Annual General Meeting held on 17 October 2016. He relinquished his position as Executive Chairman on 8 August 2018 and remained as an Executive Director. He was re-designated as Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2018. He is currently a member of the Nominating Committee.

Mr Tan is also the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Falcon Energy Group Limited ("FEG"). FEG ceased to be the holding company of CHO on 26 July 2018. FEG is a SGX Mainboard-listed leading player in the regional Offshore Marine and Oil and Gas sectors. It provides a full spectrum of support services for the Offshore Marine and Oil and Gas cycle, from initial exploration and drilling to production and post-production stage, with a specialist focus on the production phase of oilfield activities.

He has more than 27 years of experience servicing the oil companies and major contractors throughout the region.

Mr Tan obtained his Masters in Management Studies from Durham University, United Kingdom.

Mr Tan Kian Huay
Independent, Non-Executive Director

Mr Tan Kian Huay is a Non-Executive, Independent Director of CHO. He was appointed to this position on 30 March 2015. Mr Tan was last re-elected as Director of the Company's Annual General Meeting held on 27 September 2017. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Nominating Committees.

He has extensive experience in project management and business development, particularly in the construction industry. With over 40 years of experience in the building and construction industry, including serving as the Managing Director of Obayashi Singapore Pte Ltd from 1989 to 2004. He was also a Director of NTUC Fairprice Foundation Ltd, NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd, Choice Homes Investments Pte Ltd and Jurong Health Services Pte Ltd.

Mr Tan now serves on the boards of Mercatus Cooperative, a social enterprise under the NTUC Enterprise.

Mr Tan holds a Professional Diploma in Building and a Bachelor of Arts from Beijing Normal University. He is currently a fellow and was a former 2nd Vice President of the Society of Project Managers and also a former President of the Singapore Institute of Building.

Mr Wan Hin Weng
Independent, Non-Executive Director

Mr Wan Hin Weng is an Independent Director of CHO. He was appointed to this position on 3 October 2018.

Mr Wan is currently a Data Analyst with A Data Pro.

Prior to his new career, his banking career spans 30 + years with 27 years spent with Citigroup. His credit experience is wide ranging and deep covering risk management, marketing, and credit aspects. Key highlights of his experience with Citigroup and Deutsche Bank are as follow:

  • 2 years in Private Banking Structured Credit - Senior Credit Officer / Director (2005 to 2007) - He was primarily responsible for the structuring of investment finance products for clients in India, Indonesia and Australia
  • 1.5 years in Private Banking Relationship Management - Team Head (2010 to 2011) covering primarily Indonesia and Malaysia markets
  • 4 years in Risk Management - He was acting Risk Management Head (1999 to 2000) and Deputy Country Risk Manager, Singapore Branch (1996 to 1999)
  • 12 years in Credit Marketing - He held Team Head positions in marketing units covering financial institutions (1987 to 1990) and small and medium enterprises (1993 to 1996), and was account officer (1981 to 1986) covering multinationals and government linked corporations

Mr Wan has the following professional qualification:-

  • Associate, Chartered Institute of Secretaries & Administration (UK)
  • Data Science Specialization (John Hopkins University)
  • Machine Learning Certificate (Stanford/Online)

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