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NG CHEE YUEN

CHAIRMAN, CAPELLA HOTEL GROUP

Mr. Ng founded SHENNING Investments Pte. Ltd. with Mr. Kwee Liong Tek. SHENNING investments leverages on the Kwee family’s long history of high quality real estate development to invest and create sustainable and beautiful living environments. Mr. Ng has over 27 years of experience in businesses, consulting, private equity and government service. He spent 17 years in the U.S., Europe, China, and the Middle East during which he invested, built and expanded businesses regionally.

EVAN KWEE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CAPELLA HOTEL GROUP

Evan Kwee spent nine years leading the business development arm of Pontiac Land Group, an $8 billion private real estate developer in Singapore. He oversees the development efforts for the Capella Hotel Group Asia in the Asia Pacific region and heads product development for the Group working closely with clients, architects and engineers to ensure design excellence while creating innovative but also profitable products.

JEAN-MARC POULLET

CAPELLA HOTEL GROUP

Mr. Poullet is the Chairman Asia for Burgess. His role is to provide guidance on the company’s developments in the region and to help coordinate key client relationships. Prior his appointment with Burgess, Mr. Poullet retired as Senior Partner of global business advisory firm McKinsey & Co. Currently based in Singapore, Mr. Poullet has been in Asia since 1993 and has more than 20 years experience advising leading Asian business leaders and entrepreneurs.

RONALD ISSEN

CAPELLA HOTEL GROUP

Mr. Ronald Issen is Managing Director, Issen & Company with experience in the gaming/hospitality, real estate, private education and commodities/infrastructure sectors having spent more than 15 years in Asia in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and Macao. He is a past Senior Advisor with Apollo Global Management LLC, and has served as a non-independent board member of both HKSE and SGX listed companies.

He is a former member of the Executive Management Committee of Hong Kong-headquartered eSun Holdings Limited (Lai Sun Group), a leading Hong Kong based hotel owner/property developer and Chinese-language film and live entertainment group. Earlier, Mr. Issen spent more than 10 years as a senior banking executive in project finance and government advisory with then-Banque Indosuez (now part of Credit Agricole) in Europe and Asia, having begun his career Smith Barney (now part of Citigroup) and with the Boston Consulting Group. He holds an MBA from Stanford University.

GUY HARVEY-SAMUEL

CAPELLA HOTEL GROUP

Guy Harvey-Samuel is an Independent Director of JTC Corporation and serves as Member of the Board of Surbana Jurong Private Limited, Wing Tai Holdings Ltd, Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd, M1Limited and Capella Hotel Group Pte Ltd. Mr Harvey-Samuel serves in the community as a Justice of the Peace. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Youth Achievement Awards, he sits on the National Arts Council and the National Parks Board (Chairman of the Audit Committee) and is also Vice Chairman of the Community Chest Committee.

Mr Harvey-Samuel spent the majority of his career working with HSBC Group and worked in 12 countries across the world, undertaking senior management roles in Australia, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong. He retired in 2017 as Group General Manager, Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Singapore, and had previously served as HSBC’s Group General Manager and Head of International, Asia Pacific based in Hong Kong. Mr Harvey-Samuel was a long time member of the Asia Executive Committee and, after retiring, was non-executive Chairman of HSBC (Singapore) Ltd. until October 2018.