Non-executive & Independent Director

Appointed October 1, 2016

Mr Yap is a member of the board’s Audit Committee and Risk Committee.

Formerly the executive director of The Straits Trading Company and chief financial officer of Singapore Power, Mr Yap brings to the board both financial and audit expertise, as well as experience in industry sectors including energy, infrastructure and real estate. He is the independent non-executive chairman of CityNet Infrastructure Management and a director of companies such as Olam International, Citibank Singapore, The Straits Trading Company, ARA Asset Management, Mediacorp and Certis CISCO Security.

In addition, Mr Yap serves on the board of Singapore’s Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) as well as on the Public Accountants Oversight Committee. He was a member of the working group convened by MAS, SGX and ACRA to review the Guidebook for Audit Committees in Singapore, as well as the panel convened by MAS, SGX, ACRA and the Singapore Institute of Directors, which formulated guidelines for board risk committees.

Mr Yap holds a BAcc from the National University of Singapore and is a fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia.

Past directorships in listed companies and major appointments 2014–2016:
Tiger Airways Holdings