Ong Kim Pong is currently the Regional CEO of Southeast Asia at PSA International. He is on the Senior Management Council and has overall responsibility and accountability for PSA Group's portfolio of operating terminals, investments and expansion in Southeast Asia. This includes PSA Singapore, which has seen major productivity improvements and deployment of technology. As part of PSA’s technology and innovation transformation efforts, he is the Chairman of CrimsonLogic and sits on the board of PSA’s corporate venture capital arm UnboXed. Kim Pong is an active member in the maritime domain and is part of the Next Generation Port 2030 Steering Committee, International Maritime Centre 2030 Advisory Committee, Singapore Maritime Institute International Advisory Panel, Singapore Maritime Foundation Board and Management Board of the Centre for Maritime Studies. He is also a member of the Urban Redevelopment Authority Board and more recently, the NUS Business School Management Advisory Board.
Prior to his current position, Kim Pong was the Regional CEO of Northeast Asia (NEA) over a span of five years since 2010 where he successfully led the NEA team in the strategic management of PSA’s portfolio in China, Hong Kong and Korea while prospecting new possibilities including the consolidation of China’s Fuzhou Terminals and Guangxi Beibuwan-PSA International Container Terminal Co., Ltd (BPCT), PSA’s latest joint venture in China aligning to China’s One-Belt One-Road initiative towards South East Asia.
In 2009, Kim Pong was appointed as the Managing Director of PSA’s flagship project in Antwerp and Zeebrugge, Belgium responsible for its business activities and operations that had seen Antwerp moving up to be the 2nd largest port in Europe.
In his previous capacity, Kim Pong consecutively held the position of Senior Vice President, PSA Mediterranean & Middle East South Asia Region, then Managing Director / CEO of Mersin International Port (MIP) in Turkey. During his tenure with MIP, he distinguished himself by ensuring a smooth transition of ownership of the Mersin Port from the local government to PSA and helped establish MIP as a key gateway port in the eastern Mediterranean. MIP was conferred the Lloyd’s List Turkey Port of the Year Award in 2008. Since the acquisition, MIP has received numerous accolades from the port industry. During that tenure, Kim Pong was, in parallel, called to lend support to the commercial and operational issues that were occurring in PSA terminals in Italy and India.
As the pioneer for PSA in Belgium, Kim Pong served as Chief Operating Officer for Hesse Noord Naatie N.V. (HNN) in Belgium from 2001 to 2004 where he played an instrumental role in guiding the merger of two of the biggest port operators in Belgium to form HNN and effectively doubling its port capacity during the period. He successfully led the negotiation and formation of MSC Home Terminal JV between MSC and PSA. HNN was subsequently re-named as PSA Antwerp and PSA Zeebrugge in 2009.
Kim Pong holds a Master of Business Administration from National University of Singapore. He is married with three children.
Ho Ghim Siew is the Head of Group Strategy & Cargo Solutions reporting to the Group CEO. She is a Senior Management Council Member of PSA International.
Ghim Siew is responsible for developing and maintaining PSA’s overall group business strategy with a focus on major industry trends and potential shifts. She also leads Cargo Solutions’ development, formulating partnerships with cargo owners, shippers and logistics service providers to enable more resilient, agile and sustainable supply chains, by leveraging the port’s connectivity, services and digital platforms.
Prior to her current portfolio, she was the Head of Group Commercial and Strategy in 2017 and drove the Group’s commercial strategies in support of its activities and relationships with key global shipping lines. Ghim Siew has held various management positions across the Group including roles in engineering, commercial, operations, contracts and supplier management in PSA Singapore (PSA SG). Appointed as Head of Commercial for PSA SG in 2010, she was responsible for the business volume and yield in the container business in PSA SG. She has notably played a key role in restructuring PSA SG’s major customer relationships in joint ventures and long-term contracts.
She is also the mentor to future leaders of PSA, providing guidance and counsel on their personal career development.
Ghim Siew attended the National University of Singapore and graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Chan Vai Ngoi is currently the Senior Vice President (Group Finance)of PSA International, overseeing the global financial reporting of the PSA Group which includes financial statements preparation and reporting, corporate accounting functions, financial planning and analysis, forecasting and budgeting. She is also responsible for developing and implementing global financial policies and procedures, and in charge of the global financial and reporting system.
Vai Ngoi joined PSA in 2000. Since then, she has held several positions in the various aspects of corporate accounting and reporting. She has also been a key support in the shaping of the global footprint of PSA, where she provides support in strategic planning and is constantly engaged in merger and acquisition deals, corporate restructuring as well as debt raising activities.
Prior to joining PSA, Vai Ngoi spent 4 years in auditing with international accounting firm, Price Waterhouse. She holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) from Nanyang Technological University and is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Steven Lee is the Senior Vice President of Group Human Resource, and an Associate Member of the Senior Management Council of PSA International.
In his current role, Steven works with the Global Head of HR in leading Group HR’s overall human resources strategy, strategic talent acquisition & development, mobility, organisational development, compensation and benefits, HR operations and technology and employee/union relations. He is experienced in change management and organisational and workforce transformation efforts, helping to upskill and prepare the workforce for the future.
Prior to his current role in HR, Steven has been rotated across various aspects of the business, such as business development, commercial, terminal resource management, shipper services/logistics, as well as an overseas stint in PSA’s 2nd flagship terminal in Antwerp, Belgium.
Steven holds a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Cambridge and a Master of Business Administration from Nanyang Technological University.
Pak Sing is Assistant Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Singapore, overseeing Trade, Connectivity and Business Services.
Enterprise Singapore is the government agency championing enterprise development. The agency works with committed companies to build capabilities, innovate and internationalise. It also supports the growth of Singapore as a hub for global trading and startups, and builds trust in Singapore’s products and services through quality and standards.
The Trade team fosters the growth of Singapore’s trade and strengthens the competitiveness of Singapore’s trade ecosystem. The Connectivity team drives the growth and capability of Singapore’s transport & logistics companies; partnering them in their business transformation, capabilities building and international growth. The Business Services team oversees the growth and capabilities building of Singapore companies in professional services.
Prior to Enterprise Singapore, Pak Sing has served in various other government agencies in his public sector career, including the Economic Development Board, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Manpower and Ministry of Finance. He was also involved in organising the world’s first Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
Pak Sing obtained a Bachelor in Economics at Stanford University, Masters in Economics at Cambridge University and Masters in Public Administration at the Harvard Kennedy School.
As the Assistant Chief Executive (Manufacturing & Engineering) of Enterprise Singapore, Leng Wan leads various teams to champion enterprise growth in Singapore’s manufacturing and engineering industries.
Prior to this, Leng Wan spent seven years in the Ministry of Trade and Industry. As the Senior Director (Industry Division) between 2017 and 2021, he led his team to formulate policies and initiatives to ensure the competitiveness of the Singapore economy as well as the vibrancy of Singapore as a global city and tourism destination. His teams worked closely with the Economic Development Board to anchor significant foreign investments in Singapore’s manufacturing sector, as well as with the Singapore Tourism Board and Sentosa Development Corporation to develop iconic tourism projects in Singapore. Between 2006 and 2009, he was Deputy Director (Resource Division) where he led his team to develop manpower initiatives to support enterprises to meet their labour and talent needs.
Land use and economics have a strong nexus in land-scarce Singapore. Between 2012 and 2017, Leng Wan was Senior Director (Strategic Planning) in the Ministry of National Development in charge of reviewing Singapore’s land use plans and development strategies. Some of the notable publicly accessible projects include the Singapore Land Use Plan (2013), Master Plan 2014, the Singapore Sustainable Blueprint (2015), and the Future City Sub-Committee Report (2016) under the auspices of the Committee on the Future Economy.
Leng Wan had also served in various portfolios dealing with public policy formulation in the Ministry of Defence and the then-Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports.
Leng Wan has a Masters of Science (Civil Engineering) from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Civil Engineering from the National University of Singapore.
Lawrence is CEO of CrimsonLogic where he is responsible for the overall operations and business performance of the Group. He leads the business teams in growing customer relationships and driving sales in region such as Asia, Middle East, Europe, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. He also has an overview of the technical development of the company’s product & services, and project delivery. Prior to his role as CEO, Lawrence was Deputy Chief Executive since 1st April 2022. Before taking on this executive role, Lawrence was a CrimsonLogic Board Director since 2016.
Lawrence has over 20 years of industry and management experience in large scale enterprise systems and infrastructure. Before joining CrimsonLogic as CEO, Lawrence was the Regional Head of IT for South-East Asia at PSA. In this role, he was responsible for the delivery of IT services for the various PSA business units in the South-East Asia region. His responsibilities also include ensuring the smooth provision of network, IT operations and cyber security functions for PSA Singapore, the flagship terminal of PSA International.
Prior to his role as the Regional Head of IT for South-East Asia at PSA, Lawrence was the Head of Infocomm Technology (ICT) Division at PSA Singapore Terminals where he was responsible for the overall development, provisioning and smooth delivery, and execution of all ICT systems and functions in support of the various business units within the Singapore Terminals.
Lawrence holds a Bachelor of Science (Information Systems & Computer Science) Honors Degree from National University of Singapore. He is a cohort of the Stanford-NUS Executive Programme in International Management (2005). As part of contributing to the development of the local ICT industry, he actively volunteers in Singapore Computer Society as a Vice President in the Executive Council. He is also a member of the Industry Advisory Committee for the NUS School of Computing.