BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr Edwin Soeryadjaya

Chairman

Mr Edwin Soeryadjaya is the non-executive Chairman and also non-executive Director of the Group. He currently serves as the Chairman of PT Saratoga Investama Sedaya Tbk, PT Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk, PT Adaro Energy Tbk, PT Mitra Pinasthika Mustika Tbk and PT Merdeka Copper and Gold Tbk. He is also the non-executive Chairman and Director of Interra Resources Limited, listed on the SGX-ST.

He started his career in 1978 at PT Astra International Tbk, one of Indonesia’s largest diversified conglomerates founded by his father. In 1993, he left as Vice President Director and co-founded PT Saratoga Investama Sedaya Tbk, an active investment company focusing on natural resources, infrastructure and consumer products.

Aside from serving on various boards of the Saratoga Group, Mr Edwin Soeryadjaya remains active as Co-Founder of William & Lily Foundation and is on the Board of Trustees of the Ora et Labora Foundation and Prasetiya Mulya Foundation amongst others. He is also a board member of Habitat for Humanity International.

Mr Andreas Tjahjadi

Executive Director

Mr Andreas Tjahjadi has been re-designated from Non-Executive Director to Executive Director with effect from 6 March 2015. He is also President Director of our subsidiaries, PT PSJ and PT PSJP since 2014.

He started out in the US as a real estate associate with California Business and Industry Northridge from 1978 to 1981 and then as a General Manager with North Hollywood Auto and Service, North Hollywood, California from 1982 to 1990. Mr Tjahjadi subsequently returned to Indonesia.

From 1991 to 2009, he was the President Director at PT Japirex, a company engaged in the export of rattan products. From 1994 to 1997, Mr Tjahjadi was Commissioner of PT Bhuwanatala Indah Permai Tbk, a property management company listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange.

Since 2006, Mr Tjahjadi is the President Commissioner of PT Mitra Investindo Tbk, an oil and gas and mining company listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. He has been re-designated from President Commissioner to Commissioner with effect from 25 June 2014 and resigned as Commissioner with effect from 6 September 2018. Mr Tjahjadi graduated from Northrop University in the US with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology in 1976. He subsequently obtained his Masters of Science (Marketing), Northrop University in 1978.

Mr Masdjan

Executive Director

Mr Masdjan is the Chief Operating Officer of the Group. He was Director of our subsidiaries, PT PSJ and PT PSJP from 1999 to 2014 and a Commissioner of our associated company, PT Sinar Mentari Prima since 2014. Mr Masdjan is the founder of the PSJ Group and is currently responsible for managing the Group’s day-to-day activities.

From 1993 to 1998, Mr Masdjan was the director of PT Sumber Matra Kencana, a crude palm oil shipping company where he was responsible for the management of the company. In 1999, he founded PT PSJ and was instrumental in formulating business strategies and spearheading the growth of its business.

Mr Ng Soon Kai

Non-Executive Director

Mr Ng Soon Kai is a Non-Executive Director. Mr Ng is a lawyer by profession and is currently a partner in Messrs Lee & Lee. He has vast experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, reverse takeovers and schemes of arrangement. He obtained Second Class Upper Division Honours in Law from the National University of Singapore in 1989.

Mr Yap Kian Peng

Independent Director

Mr Yap Kian Peng is an Independent Director of the Group. Since 2005, he has been the Executive Director of Capital Equity Holdings Pte Ltd, a private equity investment company and has interests in food and beverage as well as property investment and development. He is presently an Executive Director and Deputy Chairman of Jackspeed Corporation Limited which is listed on the SGX-ST.

He was the Executive Director of CKG Chemicals Pte Ltd from 2004 to 2010. From 2001 to 2004, he was employed by Maybank, initially as a Senior Business Development Manager and subsequently as the Team Head of the Trade Finance Business Development Group. From 1998 to 2000, Mr Yap was a Director of You Yi Glass Contractor Pte Ltd, a company engaged in the business of trading glass sheets.

He joined Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited in 1992 and when he left in 1998, he was an Assistant Manager at the bank. Mr Yap graduated from RMIT University, Australia, with a Bachelor’s degree in Business (Business Administration). He is an independent director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of M Development Limited, listed on the SGX-ST. He is also an independent director of Soon Lian Holdings Limited which is listed on the SGX-Catalist.

Mr Ng Yuen

Independent Director

Mr Ng Yuen is an Independent Director of the Group. He is currently a partner in Messrs Malkin & Maxwell LLP, which he joined in 1999. Mr Ng started his career as a State Counsel in the Attorney-General’s Chambers in 1986. He was subsequently called to the Bar in 1989 and has been in private practice since, starting at Messrs Lee & Lee from 1991 as an associate, at Messrs Shook Lin & Bok LLP in 1992 being made a partner up to 1999.

Mr Ng graduated from the Law Faculty of National University of Singapore, Singapore with a Bachelor’s degree in Law in 1985. He is an accredited adjudicator of the Singapore Mediation Centre and an accredited arbitrator with the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, as well as a member of the Law Society of Singapore and the Singapore Academy of Law.

Mr Low Chee Chiew

Independent Director

Mr Low Chee Chiew is an Independent Director of the Group. He is a Director of Xi Er Trading Pte Ltd since 2011 and is appointed as a Director of Blue Ocean Waste Management Pte Ltd in December 2018. He was an Independent Director of Jubilee Industries Holdings Ltd from 2014 to 2016.

Mr Low was a private banker with Malayan Banking Berhad Singapore (“Maybank”) from 2011 to 2016 and was responsible for the acquisition of new to bank, high net worth clients from the North Asia region and ASEAN countries. His responsibilities include building and establishing the right platform and specific requirements for the different clients.

From 2007 to 2010, he was the Executive Director of 8i Technology Pte. Ltd. which was a set up via Spring SEEDS Capital which assisted incumbents in obtaining funding locally, providing research details and facilitated customer acquisitions whereby much of the work related to dealing with agencies or agencies of the Singapore Government via contacts and industry networks. Mr Low was Director of Sales for Asia at Innovex Inc (Nasdaq listed company) from 2000 to 2009. He had led teams across Asia in sales, marketing and customer service, establishing account management and training for local staff (proximity service).

Mr. Low has more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing fields holding various positions in different environments. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) from La Trobe Melbourne being conferred Golden Key International Honors and is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.