Board Of Directors

   

CHU SAU BEN
Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr Chu was appointed to the Board on 20 October 2010.

Mr Chu is also a director of YC Capital Consolidated Sdn. Bhd. and YC Travel & Tours Sdn. Bhd.

Mr Chu was one of the founding members of Libra Group Limited (the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") and has been responsible for the management and operations of Kin Xin Engineering Pte Ltd ("Kin Xin Engineering") since its incorporation in 1997. He brought with him his vast and extensive experience in the air-conditioning and mechanical ventilation ("ACMV") business having started out since the age of 18. Largely due to his drive and foresight, Mr Chu was able to expand the business of Kin Xin Engineering into the supply and installation of ACMV ductwork, chilled water pipes and refrigerant copper pipes. Under his leadership, the Group was able to secure more projects of increasing scale and value from both the public and private sector customers over the years.

Mr Chu was the winner of the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2015 (Outstanding Category) and was conferred the Top 10 Most Inspiring Entrepreneur Award, 2015.


   

XU RUI BING
Executive Director, Libra Group Limited

Mr Xu was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director on 20 August 2015.

Mr Xu joined the Group on 1 August 2014 as General Manager of Kin Xin Engineering Pte Ltd. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations, process implementation, projects management, project tendering and human resource planning.

Mr Xu has over 20 years of experience in electrical engineering and project management. Prior to his current appointment, Mr Xu was an executive deputy managing director at Great Resources M&E Contractor Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Construction (South Pacific) Development Co. Pte Ltd, where he took on various roles, including quantity surveyor, mechanical and electrical designer, project engineer, and project manager. He also managed a wide range of projects, including Silversea condominium, Republic Polytechnic, Clementi Mall, Oasis Hotel Novena, St Andrew’s Village, Enterprise One Light Industrial and OneKM Mall at Katong.

Mr Xu has a Bachelor’s Degree in Automation and Control (Majoring in Electrical Technology) from Northwestern Polytechnical University, China.


     

 


   

KONG CHEE KEONG
Lead Independent Director

Mr Kong was appointed to the Board on 24 April 2013. He currently chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Nominating Committee and Audit Committee.

Mr Kong has over 20 years of experience in corporate strategy development, private equity investment and financial accounting, having previously worked with Ernst & Young LLP and the private equity arm of ING Barings. He provides corporate strategy development and project management services to both listed and private companies in Malaysia and Singapore.

Mr Kong holds a Master of Business Administration from Manchester Business School and a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from the National University of Singapore. He is a full member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.


   

SOON AI KWANG
Independent Director

Mr Soon was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Libra Group Limited on 18 September 2015. He also chairs the Nominating Committee and is a member of the Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee.

He is currently the Principal of T.Y.Lin International Pte Ltd, which engages in engineering design consultancy and project management services. He is an engineer with more than 35 years of experience in the building industry.

Prior to his current appointment, Mr Soon was a Senior Principal Engineer of JTC Corporation, and had served as Departmental Head, Infrastructure Planning & Facilities Management, at the Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR). Mr Soon has over a decade’s worth of management experience in China, holding senior management positions at Singapore companies with various postings to China. Prior to that, he was a senior lecturer at Nanyang Technological University for 15 years.

Mr Soon holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science, from the then University of Singapore (now known as the National University of Singapore) and University of Surrey, United Kingdom respectively. He has been a registered Professional Engineer since 1981 and is also a registered Singapore Certified Energy Manager.