Mr Tan Swee YiowPresident (2017/2019)
Mr Chia Ngiang HongImmediate Past President
Mr Chia Ngiang Hong has over 30 years of experience in the real estate and construction industry. He graduated from the University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science in Estate Management (Honours) and subsequently obtained his Masters in Business Administration (Distinction) from the University of Hull, UK.
He joined City Developments Limited (CDL) in 1981 and rose up in the ranks to become its Group General Manager. Prior to this, he was a Property Manager with DBS Land.
He is a Fellow in the Singapore Institute of Surveyors & Valuers (SISV) and the current First Vice President of Real Estate Developers' Association of Singapore (REDAS). He is also a Certified Property Manager with the Institute of Real Estate Management (USA).
At CDL, Mr Chia is one of the key members of the team in ensuring that all CDL properties embrace environmental sustainability as part of the Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility commitment. CDL has won numerous environmental sustainability awards and accolades in both the local and international arena. The Company has been championing the cause for Green Building in Singapore over the past decade.
Beyond CDL, Mr Chia is a much respected contributor to the real estate industry. He was the former Deputy Chairman of Building and Construction Authority (BCA). Currently, he is serving as a Board Member of the National Archives of Singapore (NAS) and a Council member of The Charity Council. He is a member of the Advisory Panel in BCA Academy and also Chairman of the Consultative Committee to the Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore (NUS) where he was honoured with the Distinguished Alumni Award by NUS in 1999. He is also a Board Member of the Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES), NUS.
Dr Ho Nyok Yong1st Vice President
A tireless green campaigner of the construction industry, Dr Ho advocates sustainable construction and carries out many innovative R&D works. He has spearheaded many green innovations and developments that have contributed significantly to the construction industry in Singapore.
Dr Ho has received numerous awards in recognition of his meritorious contributions to the works that he was in. He awarded the BCA–SGBC Green Innovator Award of the year in 2011, in recognition of his breakthrough achievements in green building product and technology invention. He has been involved for more than 20 years in construction and environmental works, R&D of waste materials and green technologies. He has been appointed by BCA as an Industry Ambassador to raise the industry standard and build capability as well as to shape a safe and sustainable and friendly built environment.
Dr Ho is the Chief Operating Officer cum a Board Director of Samwoh Group, the forefront company of providing civil engineering and construction services, supplying of building materials, recycling of industrial wastes and consultancy services. His state-of-the-art green works have also helped the Group to clinch many distinguished green awards. Dr Ho also is currently the President of Singapore Contractors Association – the largest association that championing the construction industry in Singapore with more than 3,200 members. He is also invited by various institutions and professional bodies to serve as an advisor/ committee / council / board member.
He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy degree in civil engineering in 1986 from the University of Dundee in Scotland where he also received his Bachelor and Master’s degrees. He is a registered Professional Engineer of Singapore and Malaysia as well as a Chartered Engineer of United Kingdom.
Mr Ang Kian Seng2nd Vice President
As Group Director of Environmental Sustainability, Mr Ang Kian Seng oversees the BCA Green Mark Scheme which certifies buildings on their level of environmental friendliness and energy efficiency. Mr Ang oversees the formulation and implementation of BCA's 3rd Green Masterplan, with the long term goal to green 80% of Singapore's buildings by 2030. This will guide Singapore's green building journey, placing more emphasis on stakeholder engagement and collaboration to create a deeper community involvement in sustainable development.
The Technology Development Group also runs the Construction Quality Assessment System (CONQUAS) and the Quality Mark scheme to assess the workmanship quality of building projects in Singapore. In addition, the group administers the Green and Gracious Builders’ scheme and the certification of Quality, Environmental and Safety management systems for construction companies.
Mr Ang is also Board Director, BCA Centre for Sustainable Buildings- a Centre Collaborating with UNEP, since its launch in Aug 2011. He was BCA’s representative in the UNEP – Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative (UNEP-SBCI)’s Sustainable Buildings Index (SBIndex) Steering Committee from 2010 to 2012. He was the Conference and Scientific Committee Co-Chair of the Regional Sustainable Building 2013 (SB13) Singapore. He is the IGBC conference and scientific panel Co-Chair since 2012.
Mr Ashvinkumar KantilalSecretary
Ashvin's involvement in green and sustainable initiatives and approaches started in 1986 during his student days in the School of Architecture, National University of Singapore (NUS), resultant of the influence of his tutors. He graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) and joined the private sector, becoming involved with many notable projects with many renowned architects in Singapore and overseas.
As the Group Chief Operating Officer in ONG&ONG, Ashvin is responsible for the group’s operations both within and outside of Singapore. Along with the ONG&ONG Executive Committee, Ashvin has expanded the company’s staff strength and increased its presence to more countries around the world. He has also helmed many professional institutes in Singapore, including stints as President of the Singapore Institute of Architects (2009-2012) and Asia, Chairman of the Arcasia Committee on Green and Sustainable Architecture (2011-2014) and being part of the Boards of the Board of Architects (BOA) and the National Environment Agency (NEA).
Ashvin has also developed external links with local, regional and international stakeholders / partners to champion the green and sustainable cause and further strengthen Singapore’s position both as the leader in these fields and also setting high standards of excellence.
Mr Lim Fatt SengTreasurer
Mr Lim has 40 years of experience in the air-conditioning industry with a total of 16 years of working assignments with Carrier and Trane in Singapore and Asia Pacific in numerous senior management positions ranging from administration, finance, sales, service and marketing, business development and general management.
As Managing Director of Comfort Management since January 1992, Mr Lim launched the Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC), an energy efficiency and system re-commissioning service to enable several existing buildings to realise energy efficiency savings with zero investment to building owners. This has led to the buildings clinching the Building and Construction Authority’s Green Mark Awards in Goldplus and Platinum.
His dedicated efforts in improving energy efficiency methodologies with savings in the range of 25% to 50% has aligned the company’s activities with BCA’s vision of having 80% of the existing building stock Green Mark certified by 2030. Mr Lim also leads his staff to embrace a Green Vision in serving others to create a sustainable environment for the future generation of children, exemplified in the slogan “Same Comfort, Same Convenience, Less Energy and Same for Less”.
Mr Tang Kok ThyeAssistant Secretary
Mr Tang Kok Thye is an Associate Partner with ADDP Architects LLP, an architectural firm that has extensive experience in Residential, Commercial and Mixed Development in Singapore, Malaysia, UAE, Myanmar and China. He graduated from NUS School of Architecture in 1994 and further obtained a Master of Science (Real Estate) in 2005. He is a qualified architect registered with the Board of Architect Singapore since 1997 and a member of Singapore Institute of Architects.
He is also a registered as an ASEAN AND APEC Architect. A certified Green Mark Manager, he has more than 20 years of experience and has completed 7 Green Mark Platinum projects to date. One of his projects, Treehouse, has been awarded the world’s largest vertical garden by Guinness World Record. In 2012, he was named Green Architect of the year awarded by the Building Construction Authority of Singapore.
To date, he has designed and completed more than 20 major projects both in Singapore and overseas. Many of these projects have won numerous international awards. In 2014, he designed the first residential project in Singapore using Pre-Finished Pre-Cast Volumetric Construction to improve the productivity in the construction industry. He is appointed as a member of the BCA Board, Deputy Chairman of the Green Mark Advisory Committee and also BCA’s Industry Ambassador for Construction Productivity, Productivity Gateway Advisory Panel, Energy Auditor Investigation Panel and Productivity & BIM Pillar. He is also selected as a Member of the World Cities Summit Young Leader.
Mr Owen WeeAssistant Treasurer, Singapore Green Building Council
Mr Owen Wee has been working in the architecture field since graduating from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and has been involved in a wide range of projects that include the National Parks Board East Coast Park Master Planning, public housing, private housing, competition for fire stations, Lasalle Arts School as well as NUS SDE Zero Energy Building.
Since joining Surbana International Consultants, Mr Wee has worked on various projects in Singapore. With his vast experience and knowledge in architecture and master planning, he won the SIA GOLD design award 2006 for his involvement in the Marina South Pier, BCA’s buildability award 2007 as well as BCA Barrier Free and Accessibility 2008 for his work on the Sengkang public housing project ‘Coris II.
Mr Wee has also taken on the task to drive sustainable design in Surbana since 2008. As Vice President for Architecture in Surbana, he is also Green Advocate and heads the Architectural Green Core Team in Surbana and is a registered Green Mark Professional with the BCA. His drive towards sustainable design and construction has already borne fruit with some projects obtaining higher green certifications as well as creating a design guide and setting minimum green targets for all projects. This drive has also resulted in more than 25,000 green homes designed in Singapore since 2008. Sustainable design has now become the next targeted growth engine in Surbana.
Mr Tan Phay PingBoard Technical Coordinator
Mr Tan is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Building System and Diagnostics Pte Ltd. BSD is a spin-off company of the National University of Singapore providing consultancy services that integrate environmental, energy management, sustainability, building performance simulations, research and development, knowledge transfer and creative disciplines. He has led the company to become one of the leading consulting firms in its field with offices in Singapore, Malaysia and China and with a track record of more than 200 projects.
Mr Tan was also instrumental in transforming the use of high powered computational simulation tools for building applications in Singapore. BSD is currently one of the leading firms in energy, ventilation, solar/ daylighting, wind driven rain, pollutants and thermal dynamic simulations. Phay Ping also participates in applied research and development. He was the Principal Investigator for close to 10 research projects funded by Governmental bodies and led them to successful completion. Of which the projects’ deliverables provided the platform for industrial companies to use in their product/ technology development and sales and also by the Government in setting guidelines and standards. Some of these included the study of Cool Paints, Photocatalytic Coatings, Cool Pavements and Green roofs. He is currently Co-investigator for 2 research projects collaborating with A-Star and funded by BCA.
In recognition of his contributions to promoting the green building efforts in Singapore, Mr Tan was conferred the prestigious Singapore BCA-SGBC Green Building Advocate award in 2012.
Dr Sitaraman Chandra SekharBoard Member
Dr Sekhar is a Professor and Programme Director (MSc in Building Performance & Sustainability) and Co-Director (Centre for Total Building Performance) in the Department of Building, National University of Singapore (NUS). He is also a Founding Director of Enhanced Air Quality Pte Ltd., a NUS Spin-off Company incorporated in June 2004, arising out of his research in the fields of indoor air quality (IAQ) and energy.
Dr Sekhar is a Fellow of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) as well as the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ). He is a recipient of the Exceptional Service Award (2013) and the Distinguished Service Award (2010) from ASHRAE, and has served in various capacities, including as ASHRAE Singapore Chapter President 2010-2011, and is currently a member of its Board of Governors and an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer. He is a recipient of the Environmental Health Award (2014), Exceptional Service Award (2013) and the Distinguished Service Award (2010) from ASHRAE. He is also a member of various committees, such as SPRING’s Energy Standards Committee, the International Scientific Committee of the Healthy Buildings and the editorial board of Energy and Buildings journal (Elsevier).
Dr Sekhar received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Adelaide, Australia, and continued as a postdoctoral fellow at the same university until 1991, where he worked towards the continued development of energy efficient cooling and dehumidification systems. He holds 3 US and other patents in the area of energy efficient air-conditioning system with zonal ventilation control for enhanced indoor air quality.
He has been recognised through several awards, including: Exceptional Service Award (2013) and the Distinguished Service Award (2010) from ASHRAE, SPRING Singapore Merit Award (2012), ASEAN Energy Award (2011), and The Enterprise Challenge (TEC) Award of the Prime Minister’s Office (2004).
Mr Nilesh Y. JadhavBoard Member
Mr Nilesh Y. Jadhav is currently a Senior Scientist and Program Director at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He leads the EcoCampus initiative at NTU, which epitomises the combination of R&D, test-bedding and industry collaboration to achieve a high impact sustainability showcase for Singapore.
Before taking over this initiative formally in April 2014, he led the research group on Sustainable Building Technologies at the Energy Research Institute at NTU (ERI@N) as a Program Director. He has been involved in writing the Technology Primers on Smart Grids and Solar Technologies for the National Climate Change Secretariat and was the project lead for developing Singapore’s first Technology Roadmap for Energy Efficient Building Technologies with the Building Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore.
Prior to joining NTU in 2011, Nilesh has over 12 years of diverse work experience in management & technical roles in manufacturing, supply-logistics and research functions in Singapore and the Netherlands. He is an active member of the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) since 2009 and a silver member with the International Solar Energy Society (ISES).
He has published a book with Springer titled: ‘Green & Smart Buildings: Advanced Technology Options, which cover the latest technologies and options towards a greener built environment. He has been consulted for expert comments in the field of Clean Energy by several leading television media and news publications. He has a keen interest and involvement in technology commercialization activities and mentoring new technology start-ups.
Mr Ler Seng AnnBoard Member
The Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) roles as Singapore’s land use planning agency, urban designer of the city, predominant government land sales agent and coordinator of infrastructure development put URA in a prime position to enable the expanded application of green buildings beyond the building level to the wider district scale.
As the Group Director of URA, Seng Ann leads a team of Architects, Engineers and Planners to plan and delivers several major conservation and infrastructure planning projects in Singapore which contribute towards the green building agenda. Seng Ann plays a vital role in the development of infrastructure in Singapore like Marina Bay area, an extension of the Central Business District, with the construction of major infrastructure projects such as the Common Services Tunnels, The Helix - a pedestrian bridge and Bayfront vehicular bridge - the Art Park and the Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade.
He is also taking on a leading role in development of the conservation master plan, infrastructure planning for Jurong Regional Centre, Singapore River, Changi Point and the Southern Ridges. Seng Ann graduated with a Civil Engineering (Hons) degree and holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Singapore and Chartered Engineer in UK with more than 30 years of experience in both engineering and planning. He also sits on the Preservation of Sites and Monuments Advisory Board (PSMAB) and Heritage Advisory Panel (HAP) of National Heritage Board and has served Singapore Green Building Council Board (SGBC) since Sept 2014.
Ms Foo Peng ErBoard Member
Ms Foo is Vice President for Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) of CapitaLand Limited, one of Asia’s largest real estate companies. Her work experience includes sustainability, corporate marketing, media and event management, policy formulation and market development. As the CapitaLand Sustainability Steering Committee Secretary and team lead for CapitaLand’s Environment Sustainability Work Team, Ms Foo works closely with the various strategic business units in the CapitaLand Group to implement the CapitaLand EHS Management System which is globally audited externally to ISO 14001 (environmental management) and OHSAS 18001 (occupational health and safety) standards.
CapitaLand is one of the first real estate companies to achieve global certification in markets with its investment properties to ensure that its projects are developed and managed in an environmentally sustainable and safe manner. Ms Foo also works with the business units to implement group-wide stakeholder activities to engage tenants, residents, contractors, vendors and staff in the sustainability journey, including the Group’s participation in the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Earth Hour in over 20 countries.
A recent stakeholder engagement initiative promoted e-waste recycling to its office tenants and making available e-waste recycling at its malls in Singapore. Ms Foo spearheads the publication of the CapitaLand Global Sustainability Report, providing transparency to the group’s environmental, social and governance performance. CapitaLand is one of the first companies in Singapore to voluntarily publish global annual sustainability reports.
Its seventh Global Sustainability Report is externally assured to AA1000 Assurance Standard and based on the G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. It applied the Guiding Principles of the International Integrated Reporting Framework as well as ISO 26000:2010 Guidance on Social Responsibility. For its sustainability efforts, CapitaLand is a Silver Class Sustainability Award recipient (real estate) in The Sustainability Yearbook 2017, and remains listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and Asia Pacific Index, Regional Sector Leader for Asia, Diversified for Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), FTSE4Good Index Series, MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes and STOXX® Global ESG Leaders Indices.
Ms Foo works closely with her Group Communications and Investor Relations colleagues to communicate sustainability issues to stakeholders. She is a member of the GRESB Benchmark Committee, the Workplace Safety and Health Council’s Construction & Landscape Committee and the 2nd National Working Group on Water Efficiency. She has been a panelist and speaker at GRESB events, Roundtable on Sustainability Reporting by ASEAN CSR Network and Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations of NUS Business School and the Trucost SGX Breakfast Presentation on Corporate Sustainability. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and Social Science (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore.
Mr Tan Szue HannBoard Member
Mr Tan Szue Hann is Singapore’s 2015 Young Green Architect of the Year (awarded by BCA and SGBC). He is currently Head of Sustainability at Surbana Jurong, Singapore. He is also a Registered Architect with the Board of Architects, Singapore, and a Council Member of the Singapore Institute of Architects, as Chairman of both the Institution Thrust and the Sustainability Committee.
Szue Hann graduated with a Master of Architecture and a BA Arch (First Class Honours) from NUS, completing his Masters at UCLA on a visiting scholarship. On graduation, he was awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Medal, Board of Architects Prize and Medal, Architecture Alumni Association Gold Medal, and ICI-Dulux Gold Medal. Professionally, Szue Hann has been involved in several award-winning building projects, such as the Parkroyal on Pickering and the SPACE Asia Hub with WOHA.
His current work is in sustainable and smart urban environments in Singapore and the region, including the recently-launched BCA SkyLab, a state-of-the-art rotatable test bed for future smart and sustainable building technologies; and sustainability framework planning for developers in Singapore. He is also the Architect for a new cycling park network in Singapore. Szue Hann has also been an invited reviewer at the key architecture institutions in Singapore, including the National University of Singapore (NUS), SUTD and Singapore Polytechnic (SP), including being on the course review committee for the Diploma of Architecture course at SP.
Szue Hann has also been speaker and moderator at various conferences, including the BCA International Green Building Conference 2013 and 2015, the World Architecture Festival 2014, and the Commonwealth Association of Planners Conference 2014, the 2016 Buildtech Building IOT Conference, the 2017 Jaipur Architecture Festival and National Association of Students of Architecture, India, as keynote speaker. Through these lectures, Szue Hann engages and pushes the frontier of green and intelligent buildings and cities. As Green Mark Manager and having completed the Green Mark Professional course, Szue Hann also conducts lessons for aspiring Green Mark Managers at the BCA Academy.
He is also an Adjunct Lecturer at the NUS Department of Building for a Master of Building course on passive design. Szue Hann was recently appointed a World Cities Summit Young Leader by the Ministry of National Development, and elected as the Chairman of the ARCAsia Committee for Young Architects, in 2017. He is also a BCA Young Leader, as nominated by the Singapore Institute of Architects.
Dr Pang Chin HongBoard Member
Dr Pang Chin Hong is currently the Assistant General Manager at Frasers Centrepoint Limited (FCL), one of the largest listed Integrated Real Estate Groups in Singapore with business operations in residential, office, retail, hospitality and industrial sectors. He serves in the Group Finance Office assisting in corporate and strategic planning, group budgeting and finance/investment activities.
He is also the instrumental force in driving corporate sustainability within FCL Group, being the Chairman of the Sustainability Working Committee and leads the group in publishing its annual sustainability report. In driving sustainability initiatives, he has led FCL in signing up the United Nations Global Compact pledge, implementing Environment, Health & Safety policies and management system in according to ISO14001 and OHSAS18001, and setting sustainability targets for all business units.
Furthermore, he and his team organize activities to enhance the environment, health and safety practices within the group, and push for collaboration and partnership between FCL and various green industry bodies and non-profit organizations. Before the corporate management career, he was in the Investment/Finance industry as an Equity Investment Analyst, and specialized in the Real Estate sector. He has worked in Phillip Securities Research, BNP Paribas Securities and CLSA Singapore over seven years, serving the positions of Associate Director and Senior Analyst.
He was awarded the Business Times – Starmine Award in 2009 as Singapore Top Stock Picker for Real Estate Category. He graduated with Bachelor of Civil Engineering (First Class Honours) from the University of Manchester, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Civil Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He is also currently active as the Committee Member of the University of Manchester Alumni Association of Singapore and the Treasurer in the Management Council of a MCST.
Dr Johnny WongBoard Member
Dr Johnny Wong Liang Heng is currently the Group Director of the Building & Research Institute (BRI), a set-up under the Housing & Development Board (HDB) of Singapore. As the Group Director of BRI, Dr Wong is responsible for leading HDB’s efforts in spearheading new innovative, cost effective solutions and technologies to create a better living environment and achieve greater sustainability.
Dr Wong has been involved in many research studies on areas relating to building materials, acoustics, prefabrication technology, urban solutions and systems, construction technology and environmental sustainability. He is also responsible for promoting smart and sustainable development initiatives in HDB buildings and estates. Some of the initiatives which he spearheaded included the development of green roof tray system, HDB Smart town framework, deployment of solar energy systems in public housing and connection systems for precast application and complex urban systems.
Dr Wong is driving the holistic and comprehensive sustainable development framework to guide the development of Punggol Eco-Town. In driving Singapore's Smart Nation agenda, HDB is championing the Smart Urban Habitat Domain and Dr Wong co-chairs an inter-agency working committee to spearhead the Smart town efforts, which aims to leverage on smart technologies to make towns and estates more liveable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Dr Wong is actively involved in several external committees. He is a member of the Energy & Resource Efficiency Working Committee (EREWC) which looks at facilitating the translation, commercialisation and deployment of energy technologies and promotion of industrial resource efficiency to meet national needs and realise the opportunities for green growth. Dr Wong is also a Board Member of the Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC), driving greater sustainability efforts in Singapore and making HDB towns more liveable and sustainable by promoting green urban solutions and initiatives to the industry.
Dr Wong graduated with a first class honours degree in Bachelor of Engineering in 1993 from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom and obtained a Ph.D in Civil & Structural Engineering from the same University in 1997. With notable contributions to his field of work as a Professional Engineer, Dr Wong has been conferred several awards including the Henry-Boot Award, Laverick-Webster-Hewitt Award, the Institute of Civil Engineers Award and National Day Awards - Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2008 and Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2015 for his contributions to the Public Sector.
He and his team have been conferred several awards, including the SEC-Senoko Green Innovation Award for the development of Green Roof Tray System in 2013, IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award for “Towards Better Living and Greater Sustainability through Smart Planning- Urban Environmental Modelling” in 2015, Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) Singapore Structural Award and ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO) ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award for “A Biophillic MyWaterway @Punggol – Innovative Floating Wetlands System” and Energy Globe Award for “Deployment of Solar Photovoltaics” in 2016.
Mr Ang Kok KiatBoard Member
Mr Ang Kok Kiat has been with the National Environment Agency (NEA) and the then Ministry of the Environment (ENV) since 1996. Prior to his appointment as Director of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Department in July 2016, he was the Director of Radiation Protection and Nuclear Science Department from 2011.
His experience also included pollution control, international relations, and strategic planning and research. Kok Kiat received his B.Eng (Mechanical) from the Nanyang Technological University in 1996 and MSc (Environmental Management) from the National University of Singapore in 2005. He was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2012.
Er Lee Chuan SengHonorary Advisor
Er Lee is the Emeritus Chairman of Beca Asia, a leading engineering consultancy based in Singapore, and was an Executive Director of the Beca Group, New Zealand. After leading the expansion of the Beca Asia business over more than 2 decades into SE Asia and China he has retired in 2013. He has lived and worked in a number of countries in the region.
He was Singapore Green Building Council's founding President (2009-2011) as well as a Board Member of the World Green Building Council from 2010 to 2013.
He is a Board Member of the Singapore National Environment Agency which regulates environmental matters. He was the Deputy Chairman of the Singapore Building and Construction Authority and a Board Member of the Singapore Professional Engineers Board serving for several terms on these statutory bodies which regulate the construction industry and the engineering profession in Singapore.
In addition, he chairs a number of industry committees, including the BCA Green Mark Advisory Committee which oversees the benchmarks for green building awards in Singapore, and BCA Industry Steering Committee for Building Information Modelling (BIM) which seeks to improve the productivity of the construction industry. He is also Co-Chair of the Singapore BCA International Panel of Experts for Sustainability (2008, 2009 and 2013) and the International Panel of Experts for BIM Technology (2010 and 2013). He is Chair of the Advisory Board for the BCA Centre for Sustainable Buildings which is a collaboration between BCA and the United Nations Environment Programme. He is Deputy Chairman of the Singapore Standards Council and is a member of the Singapore Ministry of National Development R&D Steering Committee for applied research into environmentally sustainable technologies in construction and had previously chaired its Technical Evaluation Panel. He is Advisory Board Chairman for NZ Trade & Enterprise SE Asia Beachheads Programme.
He was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2010 by the Singapore Government for his services to the engineering profession.
Mr Tai Lee SiangHonorary Advisor
Mr Tai is a multi-award winning architect and urban planner at both local and international levels.
A Past President of Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA), Mr Tai formed the SIA Green Committee leading to the first collaboration on Green product exhibition with BEX Asia 2009 and International Green Building Conference with Singapore Building and Construction Authority (BCA). He continues to pursue his passion on the Green and Sustainability frontiers after being appointed Chairman of REACH's Environmental Sustainability Committee in 2008 to provide feedback to the Inter-Ministry Committee on Sustainability Development.
During his tenure as SIA President from 2007 to 2009, he inaugurated ARCHIFEST - a festival that promotes architecture excellence among the professionals and general public. He then pioneered the first Practice Convention 2009 - a strategic forum to address practice concerns of Singapore architects. In the same year, Mr Tai also initiated the establishment of Architecture Professional Course, preparing young graduates to sit for Professional Practice Examination.
Mr Tai is currently the Group Managing Director of Ong & Ong Pte Ltd, a multi-disciplinary consultancy firm providing total solutions encompassing Urban Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Landscape Architecture and Interior Design. He is also the Chairman of the Campus Planning Committee for the new Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). He graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) from NUS in 1987.
Er Ng Eng KiongHonorary Advisor
A respected and well-connected figure in the construction industry, Mr Ng is a keen advocate of continuous training of professionals and promotion of awareness in environmental sustainability in his firm as well as in the industry.
As Managing Director of Squire Mech Pte Ltd, Mr Ng was instrumental in leading his firm to be the current leading Mechanical & Electrical Consulting firm with several projects clinching the Singapore Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Green Mark awards and achieving the BCA Built Environment Leadership Awards 2009 Gold Class. Squire Mech Pte Ltd is a leading firm in Singapore, providing a complete range of professional consultancy services for a wide variety of projects such as offices, commercial, industrial and residential developments, and the refurbishing and retrofitting of existing buildings.
For his dedicated efforts in improving productivity of construction project sites, Mr Ng has been recognised as a BCA Certified Construction Productivity Professional (Honorary). He was a member of the BCA Construction Excellence Awards Evaluation Committee in 2011 and 2012 and the BCA Productivity Awards 2012. He also held several senior management positions during his time with the Housing and Development Board (HDB) from 1974 to 1989.
Mr Ng has also assisted in drafting several Singapore Standard Specifications and Codes of Practices. He has served on the Technical Committees on Codes of Practice on Lightning Protection and Wiring of Electrical Equipment of Buildings. He was the Chairman of the Technical Committee on Cross-Linked Polyethylene Power Cables. Mr Ng graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from NUS in 1974 and obtained his Master of Science (Property & Maintenance Management) degree from NUS in 1991.
- Mr Tan Swee Yiow
- Mr Chia Ngiang Hong
- Dr Ho Nyok Yong
- Mr Ang Kian Seng
- Mr Ashvinkumar Kantilal
- Mr Lim Fatt Seng
- Mr Tang Kok Thye
- Mr Owen Wee
- Mr Tan Phay Ping
- Dr Sitaraman Chandra Sekhar
- Mr Nilesh Y. Jadhav
- Mr Ler Seng Ann
- Ms Foo Peng Er
- Mr Tan Szue Hann
- Dr Pang Chin Hong
- Dr Johnny Wong
- Mr Ang Kok Kiat
- Er Lee Chuan Seng
- Mr Tai Lee Siang
- Er Ng Eng Kiong