Non-executive & Independent Director

Appointed May 1, 2014

Mr Haridass chairs our board’s Risk Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee. In addition, he is an independent director of Sembcorp Marine, the chairman of the Sembcorp Marine nominating committee and a member of a number of its board committees.

With 40 years of legal experience, Mr Haridass specialises in maritime law and deals with commercial and banking litigation. Currently a consultant with Haridass Ho & Partners, a legal firm he founded in 1985, Mr Haridass is a panel member of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration and the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration. He is also an accredited mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre as well as a referee of the Small Claims Tribunal of the State Courts of Singapore. He is a Commissioner for Oaths, a Notary Public and a Justice of the Peace. He is also the lead independent director of Nam Cheong.

Mr Haridass holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the University of London and qualified as a barrister-at-law at the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, UK.