Mr Ng Hai Liong is the Executive Chairman and Executive Director of our Group. He was appointed as an Executive Director of our Company on 1 August 2014 and is currently also the Executive Director of Huationg Contractor, Soil Engineering, NHL Holding and NHL Investment. Mr Ng Hai Liong is responsible for overseeing the strategic positioning and business expansion of our Group, including making major business and financial decisions.
Mr Ng Hai Liong has more than 40 years of experience in the civil engineering construction industry and has been instrumental in the development and growth of our Group's business. Mr Ng Hai Liong was first employed with Swee Construction & Transport Co. Pte Ltd in 1970 as a site supervisor before joining Ng Keam Teng Construction Pte Ltd, a company providing civil engineering services, in 1973. He later set up a partnership in 1978 which was involved in the provision of civil engineering services such as roadworks and drainage works. In 1980, Mr Ng Hai Liong left the partnership and set up Huationg Contractor, where he was responsible for, among others, managing our Company's civil engineering projects and securing various overseas projects in China and Myanmar.
Mr Ng Kian Ann Patrick is the CEO and Executive Director of our Group and was appointed as CEO and Executive Director to our Company in 1 August 2014.
Mr Ng Kian Ann Patrick has more than 14 years of experience in the civil engineering construction industry and has been responsible for the overall management, operations, strategic planning and business expansion of our Group since 2000. He was responsible for the expansion of our sale of construction materials business segment as he oversaw the development and marketing of LSS by our Group in 2002 and spearheaded the initiative to recycle construction waste and aggregates in 2004. Further, under Mr Ng Kian Ann Patrick's management, Huationg Contractor was awarded the BCA grading of A2 under the category CW02 for civil engineering in 2009, which allows our Group to tender for larger value contracts.
Mr Ng Kian Ann Patrick graduated from the University of London with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (First Class Honours) in 1999.
Mr Ng Kian Yeow, Vincent is the COO and Executive Director of our Group and was appointed as Executive Director to our Company on 11 November 2014.
Mr Ng Kian Yeow, Vincent has more than 13 years of experience in the civil engineering construction industry and has been responsible for the project management and overall strategic planning for project completion of our Group since 2001. Mr Ng Kian Yeow, Vincent was involved in the development and commercialisation of our Group's LSS technologyproduction in 2002 and oversaw the smooth completion of various contracts, including contract C487, a major contract awarded by Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd. in 2008 for the provision of earthworks and LSS backfill services in the design, construction and completion of the Marina Coastal Expressway. He was also instrumental in our Group securing our first contract for the design and build of a bus park with the LTA in 2012.
Mr Ng Kian Yeow, Vincent graduated from the Curtin University of Technology with a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Science Construction Management and Economics in 2001.
Mr Yuen Sou Wai is the Lead Independent Director of our Group and was appointed to our Company on 11 November 2014. Mr Yuen is currently an independent director of YHI International Limited, the lead independent director and audit committee chairman of Chew's Group Limited as well as a lead independent director and audit committee chairman of Libra Group Limited. The aforementioned companies are presently listed on the SGX-ST.
Mr Yuen has in total more than 36 years of financial management experience in various large local and global multi-national companies and had held several senior financial positions including chief financial officer, regional finance director and group controller in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to his appointment as a non-executive director of YHI International Limited, Mr Yuen was holding the position of a group Chief Financial Officer as well as executive director responsible for the group's operations in Australia, New Zealand, Italy, United States of America and Canada. Prior to joining the YHI group of companies in 1996, Mr Yuen was the regional finance director (Asia-Pacific) with Diversey Corporation, Canada. He had served with the Diversey group of companies since 1988 and had held several key portfolios in financial management within the Asia-Pacific region.
From 1980 to 1988, he served as the Financial Manager and Company Secretary of Computer Forms Toppan Moore Private Limited. From 1977 to 1980, he served as a Management Accountant at Singapore Glass Manufacturers Pte Ltd. From 1975 to 1977, he was the Cost and Management Accountant at Metal Containers Pte Ltd.
Mr Yuen is a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of the United Kingdom. He is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. Mr Yuen holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom.
Mr Wee Heng Yi, Adrian is an Independent Director of our Group and was appointed as an Independent Director to our Company in 11 November 2014.
Mr Wee began his career in Harry Elias Partnership LLP's Civil and Commercial Litigation practice group in 2004. He left Harry Elias Partnership LLP in 2008 to join Characterist LLC as a director, and presently heads the Criminal Defence and Advocacy practice group. Mr Wee's current practice areas are civil and commercial litigation and criminal defence.
Mr Wee obtained his Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the National University of Singapore in 2003 and is admitted to the roll of solicitors in England and Wales. He is a member of the ASEAN Law Association and the Law Society of Singapore.