MR. LIM HUA MIN
Mr Lim Hua Min is the Chairman of IFS Capital Limited and its subsidiary, ECICS Limited. He was appointed Chairman of IFS Capital Limited on 20 May 2003. Mr Lim is also the Executive Chairman of the PhillipCapital Group of Companies.
He began his career holding senior positions in the Stock Exchange of Singapore (“SES”) and the Securities Research Institute. He has served on a number of committees and sub-committees of SES. In 1997,he was appointed Chairman of SES Review Committee, which was responsible for devising a conceptual framework to make Singapore’s capital markets more globalised, competitive and robust. For this service, he was awarded the Public Service Medal in 1999 by the Singapore Government. In 2012, he was also awarded “IBF Distinguished Fellow”, the highest certification mark bestowed by The Institute of Banking and Finance on industry captains who are the epitome of professional stature, integrity and achievement. Mr Lim had also served as a Board Member in the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore from September 2004 to August 2010.
Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Honours) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Surrey and obtained a Master’s Degree in Operations Research and Management Studies from Imperial College, London University.
MR.TAN HAI LENG EUGENE
Mr Tan Hai Leng Eugene was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer and Director of IFS Capital Limited on 12 October 2015. Mr Tan is responsible for the overall management of the Group.
He is also a Director of a number of subsidiaries of the Group. Mr Tan has 32 years of experience in the banking industry. Prior to joining IFS Capital Limited, he held senior positions in various banks with banking experience that extended across the ASEAN region.From 1993 to 2013, Mr Tan was with Citibank Singapore, where he helped to start the commercial banking business in Singapore and was appointed in 2007 as the Managing Director for Commercial Banking to take charge of commercial banking businesses in ASEAN. Mr Tan was also accredited the status of Senior Credit Officer (SCO) in Citibank Singapore, in recognition of competency in Risk Management.
Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences (majored in Political Science and History) Degree from the National University of Singapore.
MR. GABRIEL TEO CHEN THYE
Mr Gabriel Teo was appointed as a Director of IFS Capital Limited on 2 November 1999. On 23 January 2013, he was also appointed as a Lead Independent Director.
Mr Teo spent more than 20 years in the banking industry in the region, holding senior appointments with global institutions. He was Head of Corporate Banking at Citibank, Chief Executive Officer of Chase Manhattan Bank and Regional Managing Director of Bankers Trust. He was previously managing his own consultancy firm, Gabriel Teo & Associates. Currently, he also serves on the boards of several other corporates as well as non- profit organizations.
Mr Teo holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the National University of Singapore and Masters in Business Administration in Finance from Cranfield School of Management. He had also attended the Executive Program in Management at Columbia Business School.
MR. MANU BHASKARAN
Mr Manu Bhaskaran was appointed as a Director of IFS Capital Limited on 26 February 2004. Mr Bhaskaran also served on the Board of IFS Capital Limited from 26 June 2002 to 20 May 2003.
Mr Bhaskaran is presently Partner and Head Economic Research at the Centennial Group, a Washington DC-based strategic advisory group. Mr Bhaskaran also serves on the boards of the Centennial Group, Aspen Networks Inc, Luminor Capital Pte Ltd, MinorCap Pte Ltd, Shining Star Solutions and Services Private Limited, Jebsen and Jessen (SEA) Pte Ltd and CIMB Investment Bank Berhad. In addition, he is a member of the Regional Advisory Board for Asia of the International Monetary Fund while also serving as Vice-President of the Economics Society of Singapore and Council Member of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs. Mr Bhaskaran is also an adjunct senior research fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies. Mr Bhaskaran was formerly Managing Director and Chief Economist of SG Securities Asia Ltd.
Mr Bhaskaran holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Magdalene College, Cambridge University and a Masters in Public Administration from John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He is also a CFA charterholder.
MR. KWAH THIAM HOCK
Mr Kwah Thiam Hock is currently a Director of IFS Capital Limited and its subsidiary, ECICS Limited. He was first appointed as an Executive Director of IFS Capital Limited on 4 May 1987.
On 18 December 2006, Mr Kwah retired as Executive Director but continued to serve as a Non-Executive Director of IFS Capital Limited. On 23 January 2013, Mr Kwah was redesignated as an Independent Director of IFS Capital Limited. Previously, Mr Kwah also served as Chief Executive Officer/Principa Officer of ECICS Limited from 1 June 2003 to 18 December 2006 and as Advisor and Principal Officer of ECICS Limited from 5 July 2007 to 14 September 2009.
Mr Kwah is presently an Independent Director of Wilmar International Limited, Select Group Limited, Excelpoint Technology Limited and Teho International Inc Ltd.
Mr Kwah holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from University of Singapore. Mr Kwah is also a Fellow Member of the Australian Society of Accountants, the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants as well as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK).
MR. LAW SONG KENG
Mr Law Song Keng is currently a Director of IFS Capital Limited and its subsidiary, ECICS Limited. He was appointed as a Director of IFS Capital Limited on 31 January 2011.
Mr Law is presently the Chairman of Asia Capital Reinsurance Group Pte Ltd, Frasers Hospitality Asset Management Pte Ltd, Frasers Hospitality Trust Management Pte Ltd, and Concord Insurance Company Limited. He also serves on the board of Great Eastern Holdings Ltd. Mr Law was previously Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Overseas Assurance Corporation, a life and general insurer. A Public Service Commission Scholar, Mr Law had also served as Deputy Managing Director (Administration & Insurance) and as Insurance Commissioner at the Monetary Authority of Singapore, President of the Life Insurance Association, President of the General Insurance Association, President of the Singapore Actuarial Society and Chairman of the Singapore Insurance Institute. In addition, Mr Law had also served as a Board Member in the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation, Central Provident Fund Board and Manulife (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
Mr Law holds a Master of Science (Actuarial Science) from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Science (Maths, First Class Honours) from the University of Singapore. He is also a Fellow Member of the Society of Actuaries, USA.