Board of Directors

The Board provides broad strategic direction for the Group and undertakes key investment and funding decisions. In addition, the Board ensures that Senior Management maintains a robust system of internal controls to protect the Group's assets and reviews the Group's financial performance.

Board of Directors

Leong Wai Leng
Leong Wai Leng
Chairman and Non-Independent Director

Ms Leong Wai Leng is the Chairman of Singapore Power Limited (“SPL”). She joined the Board of SPL and was appointed Deputy Chairman on 1 April 2021 and has been appointed Chairman with effect from 1 Jan 2023.

Ms Leong was the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited (“TH”) and Temasek International Pte. Ltd. (“TI”) and Head of Singapore Projects at TI. With effect from 1 Jan 2023, she has been appointed President, Singapore Market TI and has relinquished her position as CFO of TH and TI.    

Ms Leong has extensive working experience in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining Temasek, she has held senior leadership positions in public listed companies in the engineering, industrial, hospitality and real estate sectors.

Ms Leong holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Engineering Tripos and a Master of Arts from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom and a Master of Applied Finance from MacQuarie University, Australia.

Ong Yew Huat
Independent Director

Mr Ong Yew Huat joined the board of Singapore Power Limited in February 2013. His other directorships include CapitaLand Group Pte. Ltd., Singapore Mediation Centre, CLA Real Estate Holdings Pte Ltd (formerly known as Ascendas-Singbridge Pte Ltd) and Carson Cumberbatch PLC.

Mr Ong was a former board member of the Singapore Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority, the Public Accountants Oversight Committee and United Overseas Bank Limited and the former Chairman of the National Heritage Board, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, the Tax Academy of Singapore and United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd. He retired as the Executive Chairman of Ernst & Young Singapore in 2012 after serving 33 years with the firm.

Mr Ong holds a Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) degree from the University of Kent at Canterbury. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Timothy Chia Chee Ming
Independent Director

Mr Timothy Chia Chee Ming joined the board of Singapore Power Limited in June 2014.

Mr Chia is Chairman of Gracefield Holdings Limited, Hup Soon Global Corporation Private Limited and Innoven Capital Pte. Ltd. He sits on the boards of several other private and public companies, including  Vertex Venture Holdings Ltd, Seviora Holdings Pte Ltd and Thai Beverage Public Company Limited. He is a Term Trustee of the Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA). He is a Member of Singapore Management University and the Corporate Governance Advisory Committee of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

From 1986 to 2004, he was a Director of PAMA Group where he was responsible for private equity investment and served as President from 1995 to 2004. He was previously Chairman – Asia for Coutts & Co Ltd and Senior Advisor to EQT Funds Management Ltd.​

Mr Chia holds a Bachelor of Science cum laude, majoring in Management, from the Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA.

Lee Kim Shin
Independent Director

Mr Lee Kim Shin joined the board of Singapore Power Limited in July 2019. Mr Lee is a Counsel of Allen & Gledhill LLP. Mr Lee sits on the boards of Singapore Airlines Limited, Singapore Institute of Legal Education and Goh Foundation Limited. 

Mr Lee holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the National University of Singapore.

Goh Swee Chen
Independent Director

Ms Goh Swee Chen joined the board of Singapore Power Limited in July 2019.  Ms Goh sits on the boards of JTC Corporation, Singapore Airlines Limited, Woodside Petroleum Ltd and various companies in the Carbon Solutions group of companies. She is also Chairman of Nanyang Technological University’s Board of Trustees and National Arts Council, and a member of Singapore Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council and Legal Service Commission.

Ms Goh holds a Bachelor of Science from Victoria University and a Master of Business Administration from Chicago Booth, University of Chicago.

Prof Yaacob Bin Ibrahim
Independent Director

Prof Yaacob Bin Ibrahim joined the board of Singapore Power Limited in September 2021.

Prof Yaacob Bin Ibrahim is an Advisor to the Office of the President and Community Leadership and Social Innovation Centre of Singapore Institute of Technology (“SIT”).  Prior to his current position at SIT, Prof Yaacob served as a Minister in the Ministries of Communications and Information (2011-2018), Environment and Water Resources (2004-2011) and Community Development and Sports (2002-2004).  Throughout the 16 years as a Minister, he was also Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs.

Prof Yaacob is Chairman of the Governing Board of St John’s Island National Marine Laboratory, a board member of the National Kidney Foundation, a member of the Council of Advisors for the Building Construction and Timber Industries Employees’ Union, and a Board Member of Surbana Jurong Group.  He is also an independent director of Oceanus Group Limited and serves as Advisor of AI Singapore.

Prof Yaacob graduated from the University of Singapore with a degree in Civil Engineering and has a PhD from Stanford University. 

Antonio Volpin
Independent Director

Mr Antonio Volpin joined the board of Singapore Power Limited in April 2023.

Mr Antonio Volpin was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company until 2022 and had served in that role since 2004.  Mr Antonio Volpin brings with him 30 years of experience helping leading-edge electric utilities, energy, and infrastructure companies to develop successful growth strategies, to become global leaders and achieve operational excellence.  He has developed a deep expertise in energy transition, supporting many global leaders in their journey to net zero and advising many public bodies on how to incentivise decarbonisation of energy usages.  He started his career in Italy, and over the years he moved to London and then to Singapore as leader of the Electric Power practice of McKinsey.

Mr Antonio Volpin is the Chairman of the Board of PerPetum Europe N.V. and also a member of the Advisory Boards of Pioneer Point Partners LLP and Grafica Veneta S.p.A.

Mr Antonio Volpin graduated in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Padua and has a Master in Business Administration from SDA Bocconi School of Management.

Mr Ching Wei Hong
Independent Director

Mr Ching Wei Hong joined the board of Singapore Power Limited in June 2023. He is also the Chairman of SP Group Treasury Pte. Ltd.​

Mr Ching Wei Hong is a Director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd., Member, Nanyang Technological University’s Board of Trustees, member of the Rare Disease Fund committee under the Ministry of Health and member of Appeal Advisory Panels under the Business Trust Act, Financial Advisers Act, Insurance Act, Securities and Futures Act and Trust Companies Act.​

Mr Ching Wei Hong has 38 years of experience in regional finance, wealth management, private banking and retail banking, corporate banking and cash management.​

Mr Ching Wei Hong was with OCBC bank from 1999 to 2021, where he held various senior roles including head of transaction banking, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Group Head Operations & Technology and Chairman of Bank of Singapore before being named as Deputy President, Group Wealth Management & Consumer Banking, on 9 Jan 2020.  Before joining OCBC Bank, he was Director of Corporate Finance at Philips Electronics Asia Pacific. He also held senior regional assignments in Bank of America and was Treasurer of Union Carbide Asia Pacific.​

Mr Ching Wei Hong holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.

Stanley Huang Tian Guan
Group Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mr Stanley Huang Tian Guan is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Power Limited since July 2020. He is also the Chairman of the Energy Association of Singapore (World Energy Council Singapore), President of the Association of the Electricity Supply Industry of East Asia and Western Pacific, and a Council Member of the Singapore-Guandong Collaboration Council.

Mr Huang is the Chairman of key subsidiaries of Singapore Power group including SP PowerAssets Limited, Singapore District Cooling Pte Ltd, SP Mobility Pte Ltd, SP Energy Services Pte Ltd, Singapore Power International Pte Ltd and SP Digital Holdings Pte Ltd as well as a Director of SP Services Limited and SP Group Treasury Pte Ltd.

Mr Huang was formerly the Group Chief Financial Officer of Singapore Power Limited and Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Power International. Prior to joining Singapore Power Limited in May 2015, Mr Huang was with Volvo Group for 12 years and had lived and worked in Shanghai, Belgium and Singapore.

Mr Huang holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Leicester, UK and a Bachelor of Accountancy (2nd Upper Class Honours) degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and an alumnus of INSEAD Business School.