Board of Directors

Mr Kenneth Tan Jhu Hwa

Non-Executive and Independent Director
Chairman of Nominating and Remuneration Committee and Member of Audit and Risk Committee

Mr Tan is currently the Co-Managing Partner and Managing Director of Southern Capital Group where he oversees the fund management process and is responsible for deal generation, execution, portfolio monitoring, post-acquisition exits via trade sale and recaps. Mr Tan is also a member of the group's investment committee.

Mr Tan started his career with Credit Suisse First Boston in New York City in 1997, where he assisted in developing valuation and leverage buyout analyses. From 1999 to 2002, Mr Tan was the Assistant Vice President of GIC Special Investments, San Francisco where he led over US$500 million of private equity/venture capital fund commitments and investments.

In 2002, Mr Tan co-founded Cassis International, a leading regional provider of smart card management products and services. He was also the Executive Vice President and was instrumental in the management of the company.

Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics (First Class Honours) from Cambridge University and a Royal Society of Arts Diploma in Fine Arts from Christie's Education, London, United Kingdom.