Directors

Mr Choon Keng (CK) Kho
Executive Chairman

Mr CK Kho is the Group Executive Chairman of the Singapore-based Lian Huat Group. He was awarded the President’s Scholarship by the Government of Singapore.  Mr Kho graduated with First Class Honours in BSc (Engineering) from King’s College University of London and served in the Singapore Civil Service until 1985.
 
After joining Lian Huat Group , Mr Kho was responsible in upgrading and modernizing the group’s management system and expansion plan while preserving the qualities of the traditional Chinese ethics and culture to lead the group to be one with the international perspectives and practices and yet nimble with long-term vision.
 
Mr Kho is also a strong advocate of corporate social responsibility.
 
Mr Kho is the Non-Executive Chairman of ASX Listed LionHub Group Limited.
 
Mr Kho will not be an independent director.
 
 
Mr Peter Henry Mackinlay
Deputy Chairman
 
Mr Mackinlay an independent director and Deputy Chairman.

Mr Mackinlay is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow of FINSEA and a Life Member of the Overseas Bankers Association of Australia.  

He has been in the banking industry since 1961, having commenced with the National Bank of Australasia in managerial roles in Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong. He then moved to Istituto Bancario San Paolo di Torino, Italy’s largest banking group in 1987, where he acted in Singapore as Manager – Corporate Banking, responsible for South East Asia and Australasian banking business, focusing on corporate lending, syndicated loans and capital market deals.
 
In 1990, he established the Istituto Bancario San Paolo di Torino’s Representative Office for Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.  He was responsible for corporate lending, syndicated facilities, property finance, treasury products and financial institutions relationships.
 
In 1995, Mr Mackinlay was recruited by Singapore based Overseas Union Bank Limited as Regional Head for Australia and New Zealand.  He was responsible for corporate and retail banking, project finance, capital market facilities, treasury products, intuitional relationships and investment activities throughout the Australia and New Zealand region.  He helped develop risk management and liquidity policies to ensure the bank was compliant at all times with APRA policies and regulations.  He focused on setting strategy and goals and developed a success driven team focused on strong business performance and operational efficiency.  He also assumed responsibility for all regulatory compliance, while establishing offices in Melbourne and Brisbane to enhance and grow the bank’s business.
 
On 1 April 2002 he was appointed by the Singapore Government as the Honorary Business Representative (Sydney) for International Enterprise Singapore and held that position until 31 December 2008.
 
From 2001 Mr Mackinlay took up the role of Chief Executive Officer for the United Overseas Bank Australia and New Zealand following the merger with Overseas Union Bank. He retired from that position in March 2014.
 
Mr Grant Archibald
Executive Director
 
Mr Grant Archibald is a graduate in Construction Management of RMIT in Melbourne and a Full Member of the Australian Institute of Building since 1974.  
 
After 10 years in Melbourne as a construction company executive, Mr Archibald moved to Sydney and gained extensive experience in the overall delivery of major hotels, large-scale retail and residential projects.  He has since enjoyed a broad and productive career with a record of successful management in most aspects of the property development industry ranging from land acquisition, design and construction, project and development management, marketing, sales and finance.
 
Since 1993, he has acted as CEO and Australian director of a number of major development project companies for investors from Malaysia, Singapore and China, initially in Sydney, then Gold Coast and currently, Melbourne.  In this role, he has been responsible to shareholders and their financiers, for the successful undertaking of substantial property investment commitments.  Mr Archibald’s duties and experience have included most aspects of the related fiduciary duties required for corporate formation, operation, governance and accountability.
 
From 2008 to 2012, Mr Archibald spent 4 years as a senior management executive for a major publicly listed development corporation based in Shanghai, where he was responsible to lead the international consultant team on developing large scale mixed use projects in the Yangtze Delta region.
 
Mr Archibald returned to Australia and established in Melbourne, for Chinese and Australian investors, a residential property development company undertaking a variety of large scale projects.
Mr Archibald was appointed as an Executive Director on 3 February 2017
 
Ms Siew Goh
Non-Executive Director

Ms Siew Goh has extensive experience working in regional corporate environment.  She has a diverse range of industry skills and experience in the areas of international corporate events management, marketing communication and strategic relations.
 
Ms Goh was an Associate Director in a Singapore based investment company, Temasek Holdings Limited (one of the biggest sovereign fund managers in the world) and has also spent several years working in Temasek’s subsidiaries, Temasek Management Services Pty Ltd and Singapore Technologies Pte Ltd.  Ms Goh led a team to plan, organise and manage high profile events in Singapore, Asia and Europe for diplomats and senior regional corporate leaders.
 
Ms Goh is the Head of Operations of LionHub Group Limited, an ASX listed company.  
 
Ms Goh is not an independent director.
 
Mr Shawn Kao
Non-Executive Director

Mr Shawn Kao is an experienced investment and real estate professional with extensive expertise in China and Singapore. 

Among his executive and non-executive roles in Asia and China, he is currently Chairman of San Teh Ltd, an SGX listed company with extensive business in China and Singapore, which include real estate, hotel investment and manufacturing.​  

​In addition, Mr Kao actively involves himself in trade associations, having assumed the leadership positions of Vice President at the Shanghai Overseas Chinese Chamber of Commerce in 2004, providing assistance to those who are interested in running businesses in China and promoting investment in China.

San Teh Xing Investment Pte Ltd’s own a 16% interest in the Land & Homes Group.
 
Mr Patrick Kho
Non-Executive Director

Mr Patrick Kho is the Group Managing Director of Lian Huat Group.  He read Electrical and Electronic Engineering in St Johns College in the University of Cambridge and graduated in 1988 with a Second Class Upper BA degree. He subsequently obtained a MA from the University of Cambridge in 1991.  Mr Kho is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
 
A Singapore Armed Forces scholar, Mr Kho served his scholarship bond with the Singapore Armed forces until 1996 when he left to join Lian Huat Group.  During his 12 years military career, Mr Kho served in various command and staff leadership positions in the Republic of Singapore Air Force.  In the field, he commanded Air Defence Artillery missile units while in the HQ he was responsible for the air force manpower planning and policy as well as the development of air force training policy.
 
As the Group Managing Director of Lian Huat Group, Mr Kho manages the Lian Huat Group’s Singapore property development and investment businesses as well as the Lian Huat Group’s property investments and hotel businesses in Australia and China.  In recent years, he spearheaded property development projects in Singapore with a Gross Development Value (GDV) of close to S$700m.
 
Mr Kho is a director of ASX listed LionHub Group Limited
 
Mr Kho will not be an independent director.
 
Mr Kim Huat Koh
Non-Executive Director
 
Mr Kim Huat Koh is an independent director who has extensive experience as a member on the boards of many private and publicly listed companies, including Singapore and/or Hong Kong listed Rowsley Ltd, UPP Holdings Ltd, Eagle Brand Holdings Ltd and Hong Kong Fortune Ltd.  He was Executive Director of Hong Kong Fortune Ltd in 1994 and retired in May 2013 as Executive Chairman of UPP Ltd.
 
Mr Koh also has intimate knowledge of China and of property development.  He was Head of Singapore’s diplomatic missions in Shanghai from 1991 till 1994.  He then went on to head up the property businesses for Chia Tai Group in China.  Chia Tai was then one of the largest foreign investors in China.  Its property investments include the commercial downtown of Pudong, Shanghai and other cities.  He was also a director of Vantage Bay, a company involved in property development in Iskandar Johor.
 
Mr Koh was a Singapore Government scholar.  He graduated from National University of Singapore in Bachelor of Engineering (civil), 2nd Upper Honors.  He spent many years serving Singapore government in different departments.  They included administrative service of Singapore Government, its diplomatic mission in Shanghai and Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC).
 
Mr Koh is a Non-Executive Director with LionHub Group Limited, an ASX listed company.  
 
 
Ms Kwee Jee Lee
Non-Executive Director

Ms Kwee Jee Lee is an independent director who has extensive experience in both the public and private sector.  She spent about 20 years in the public sector formulating and overseeing policies in the Ministries of Finance, Defence and the Environment of the Government of Singapore.  Her scope of work included finance and budgetary control, personnel and human resource allocation, public relations and international relations.
 
Ms Lee also spent another 20 plus years in the private sector, working in manufacturing, electronic and technology companies, including Electronic Component of General Electric (USA), TDB Holdings Pte Ltd, ST Aerospace Pte Ltd, and Singapore Technologies Pte Ltd.  She held key positions in these companies, mostly specialised in human resources and building up of strategic relationships for these companies, both locally and internationally, to expand and promote their operations and businesses.
 
Ms Lee was the SVP (Strategic Relations and Corporation Communications) of Singapore Technology Telemedia Pte Ltd where she spent a little over 9 years building and strengthening external relationships with the media, the public and international partners.
 
Ms Lee obtained her B Sc (Hons) and MSc from the University of Singapore and attended an Executed Development Programme in INSEAD, Fontainebleau.
 
Ms Lee is a Non-Executive Director with LionHub Group Limited, an ASX listed company.  
 
Mr Charles Lim Chow Cher
Non-Executive Director
 
Charles Lim has over 20 years of experience in Finance and Management.  He was formerly a Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of a public company in Singapore that has investments in property, publishing and manufacturing of consumer products, in various countries including Australia, UK, France, and several south east Asian countries.  In that capacity, he had executed several cross-boarder M&S and other corporate finance transactions.
 
He started his career in corporate banking with an American bank in Singapore.  Charles has also been stationed in various countries including China, Hong Kong and Thailand in banking, securities and other industries.  He holds a B.A. Hons (Economics & Finance) degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.
 
Mr Lim is the CEO of LionHub Group Limited, an ASX listed company.
 
Mr Lim is not an independent director.