Board of Directors

GanSeeKhim2 Dr Gan See Khem

Executive Chairman / Managing Director
Appointed January 1999

Dr Gan See Khem is the Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Health Management International Ltd (“HMI”). She has been instrumental in spearheading the Group’s healthcare and education businesses since 1999.

Dr Gan is an active figure in public services and currently serves on the Malaysia-Singapore Business Council. She served as the first woman President of the Singapore Gan Clan Association and is distinguished as one of the first two women to become a council member at the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 1995. Dr Gan is a former Nominated Member of Parliament of the Republic of Singapore.

She was also previously on the Board of Trustees of the Institute of South East Asian Studies and Singapore Management University (“SMU”), and was a member of the International Advisory Board of Curtin Business School. In 2015, Dr Gan received the SG50 Outstanding Chinese Business Pioneers Award from the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Dr Gan specialised in strategic planning and management during her 15-year tenure at the National University of Singapore. She holds a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.

WeiJia_BoD Ms Chin Wei Jia

Executive Director and Group Chief Executive Officer
Appointed October 2014

Ms Chin Wei Jia was appointed as an Executive Director of HMI in October 2014 and as Group Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of HMI in September 2015. As Group CEO, she oversees and leads the strategic and operational activities of the Group. She is also the Managing Director of Mahkota Medical Centre (“Mahkota”) and Regency Specialist Hospital (“Regency”).

Ms Chin first joined HMI in 2002 and has played a key role in the development of HMI into a SGX mainboard listed healthcare company. She had contributed to the start of HMI’s education business via the launch of HMI Institute of Health Sciences. Ms Chin was also a member of the core team that first commissioned Regency in 2008, and previously served as CEO of Regency from 2013 to early 2016. She also led the establishment of HMI’s Medisave accredited referral centre to enable HMI hospitals to provide overseas hospitalisation and day surgeries under the Singapore Medisave scheme. Ms Chin holds a Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude) in Economics and International Relations from Boston University, USA. She also has a Masters of Arts in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University, USA.

Ms Chin is the daughter of the Executive Chairman, Dr Gan See Khem and the sister of the Group Chief Financial Officer, Mr Chin Wei Yao.

WeiYao_BoD Mr Chin Wei Yao

Executive Director and Group Chief Financial Officer
Appointed October 2015

Mr Chin Wei Yao was appointed as an Executive Director of HMI in October 2015 and as Group Chief Financial Officer with effect from October 2016. He is responsible for the Group’s overall financial reporting matters and driving the development of the Group’s healthcare services business. Mr Chin is also an Executive Director of Mahkota.

Prior to joining HMI, Mr Chin worked for 8 years in private equity and investment banking in South East Asia. His last position was Associate Director at KV Asia Capital where he was responsible for investment execution and portfolio management. He was previously a Vice President at Sindicatum Sustainable Resources Group where he oversaw a portfolio of clean energy investments. Mr Chin started out his career as an investment banker at Credit Suisse in 2007.

Mr Chin holds a Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude) in Economics (Honours) from New York University, USA. He is also an affiliate member of the Association Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”).

Mr Chin is the son of the Executive Chairman, Dr Gan See Khem and the brother of the Group Chief Executive Officer, Ms Chin Wei Jia.

cheah way mun2 Dr Cheah Way Mun

Non-Executive Director, Independent
Appointed September 1999

Dr Cheah Way Mun is an Independent Non-Executive Director of HMI. He is also a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee.

Dr Cheah is an accomplished ophthalmic surgeon in private practice. He was previously the head of the eye department of Tan Tock Seng Hospital and a visiting consultant of the National University Hospital and the Singapore National Eye Centre.

Dr Cheah holds an MBBS from the then University of Singapore and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow and Edinburgh) and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Professor Annie Koh

Lead Independent Director
Appointed March 2016

Professor Annie Koh is the Lead Independent Director of HMI. She is also the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Professor Koh is currently the Vice President for Office of Business Development at SMU and a Practice Professor of Finance holding the position of Academic Director for four university level institutes and centre – the Business Families Institute (BFI), Financial Training Institute (FTI), International Trading Institute (ITI) and Centre for Professional Studies (CPS). She chairs the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council for Southeast Asia and the Asian Bond Fund 2 Supervisory Committee of the Monetary Authority of Singapore. She is on the investment committee of i-Globe, an independent director on the board of K1 Ventures Ltd and is a board member of the Family Firm Institute, Inc. and Singapore’s Central Provident Fund Board. Her appointment as a member of SkillsFuture HR Sectoral Tripartite Committee, HR Certification Taskforce, and MOE-WDA Skills Development Council, is testament to her strong linkages to businesses and industry. Professor Koh is a recipient of the prestigious Singapore Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2010 and the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2016.

Professor Koh holds a PhD in International Finance from Stern School of Business, New York University, USA.

tan chin tiong2 Professor Tan Chin Tiong

Non-Executive Director, Independent
Appointed April 2002

Professor Tan Chin Tiong is an Independent Non-Executive Director of HMI. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee. He is also a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.

He was the Founding President of Singapore Institute of Technology and the Founding Provost of SMU.

Professor Tan is currently the senior advisor to the President of SMU. He is also a professor of marketing and has co-authoredseveral books on marketing and business and consulted for corporations around the world.

Professor Tan is an Independent Director of MYP Ltd.

Professor Tan holds a PhD from the Pennsylvania State University, USA.

peter_chong Mr Chong Ton Nen @ Peter Chong

Non-Executive Director, Independent
Appointed December 2017

Mr Chong Ton Nen @ Peter Chong is an Independent Non-Executive Director of HMI and a member of the Board Committee.

Mr Chong is also the Founder and Managing Partner of Peter Chong & Co. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Mr Chong served his articles of clerkship with Hacker Young, London in 1968. Upon obtaining his membership with the ICAEW, he returned to Malaysia and joined an international firm in Penang prior to setting up Peter Chong & Co. in 1974. Peter Chong & Co. has grown to become an established auditing and financial services firm with offices in Penang and Kuala Lumpur.

He provides financial and corporate advisory services to various clients ranging from small to limited companies including those listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad with a diverse range of industries and businesses. He also assisted in mergers and acquisitions, corporate and debt restructurings and Initial Public Offerings.

Mr Chong was Regional Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Region of BKR International from 2011 to 2013, a global association of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 300 offices in over 70 countries around the world.