Board of Directors


Mr. CHEW Hua Seng

Chairman and CEO


Mr. Chew is the founder, controlling shareholder, Chairman and CEO of Raffles Education Corporation Limited (the “Company” or “REC”). Under his astute leadership, the Company has grown to become a premier private education provider, with 16 institutions of learning, including two universities, spread across 9 different countries. Mr. Chew founded the Company in 1990, and led it to be listed on the Stock Exchange of Singapore in 2002.


Mr. Chew is Executive Chairman of Oriental University City Holdings (H.K.) Limited (“OUCHK”), a subsidiary of REC, listed on the Growth Enterprise market of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. Mr. Chew’s role in OUCHK is primarily to oversee overall strategic planning and management of OUCHK group of companies.


Mr. Chew was appointed as a Non-Executive Chairman of Sitra Holdings (International) Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Singapore, with effect from 21 October 2019.


Mr. Chew holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Singapore (now known as the National University of Singapore) obtained in May 1979 and was awarded the National University of Singapore Business School Eminent Business Alumni Award in November 2010 for his outstanding achievements. Mr. Chew was also conferred the Public Service Medal in 2010 by the President of Singapore for his contribution to community service.





Mrs. NG Siew Mun

Lead Independent Non-Executive Director


Ms. Lim Siew Mun (Mrs. Ng Siew Mun) joined the Board of Raffles Education Corporation Limited on 1 July 2021 and designated to Lead Independent Non-Executive Directors on 28 February 2022. Mrs. Ng is currently a member of charitable and religious organizations, a consultant and a mental health professional.


Mrs. Ng held various senior positions in finance. She was CEO of Credit Suisse First Boston Southeast Asia, Director of Credit Suisse First Boston Asia and Head of Capital Markets of BNP Paribas. Mrs. Ng was also CEO and Vice Chair of the Board of Olivant Asia, Director of Stonehage Asia, and Founder of Strategic Access Pte Ltd.


Mrs. Ng holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from National University of Singapore, a Masters in Arts from Singapore Bible College and an Advanced Certificate in Trust Services from the Wealth Management Institute.



Mr. LIM How Teck

Independent Non-Executive Director


Mr. Lim How Teck is currently Chairman of Redwood International Pte. Ltd. (an investment & consultancy company). Mr. Lim is also the Chairman of Heliconia Capital Management Pte. Ltd., Aetius SEA Acquisition Corp Inc., and FEU International Pte Ltd. He is also on the Board of Directors of a number of listed and private companies.


Mr. Lim has in-depth knowledge of the shipping industry, having been with the NOL Group from 1979 to 2005, where he held various positions from Executive Director, Group CFO, Group COO, and Group Deputy CEO.


Mr. Lim has extensive international qualifications and experience in business finance and accounting. Prior to joining NOL, he worked in Coopers & Lybrand (an international accounting firm) and Plessey Singapore (a multi-national trading and manufacturing company).


Mr. Lim holds a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree from the University of Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of UK (FCMA), a Fellow of the Certified Public Accountants of Australia (FCPA Aust), a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (FCPA ICPAS), and a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors (FSID). He is a graduate of Harvard Graduate School of Business in Corporate Financial Management Course and Advanced Management Programme in 1983 and 1989 respectively.


Mr. Lim was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) National Day Award in 1999 and the Public Service Star (BBM) National Day Award in 2014.




Mr. NG Kwan Meng

Independent Non-Executive Director


Mr. Ng Kwan Meng joined the Board of Raffles Education in February 2021. Mr. Ng is currently the Chairman of SP Group Treasury Pte Ltd and his other directorships at present include Tasek Jurong Limited, British and Malayan Trustees Limited, British and Malayan Holdings Limited and Singapore Power Limited. Mr. Ng is the Chairman of Taman Jurong Citizens’ Consultative Committee.


Mr. Ng was previously the Managing Director and Head, Group Global Markets at United Overseas Bank Limited. He was also an Executive Director and CEO of UOB Bullion and Futures Ltd, Chairman of Aestiwood Pte Ltd and Director of Tuas Power Generation Pte Ltd as well as UOBF Schneider Trading Pte Ltd. He was a member of the Singapore Foreign Exchange Market Committee, the working group on Financial Industry Competency Standards and National Integration Working Group for the Community.


Mr. Ng holds a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore.


Mr Ng was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) National Day Award in 2020.




BG. CHUA Chwee Koh

Independent Non-Executive Director


BG(Retd) Chua Chwee Koh joined the Board of Raffles Education in March 2022 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. BG(Retd) Chua brings with him a wealth of experience, having spent 17 years with Certis CISCO, leading and transforming the business, where he was the Chief Operating Officer for 13 years. He played a key role in integrating operations and technology in the security business and was leading the digital transformation in the last three years. He is currently a Senior Advisor in Certis. Prior to joining Certis in 2004, Mr. Chua served 22 years in the Singapore Armed Forces and retired with the rank of Brigadier General. In addition, he is also a Director of Addvalue Technology Ltd (listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange), a member of Audit Committee of Dementia Singapore (a charity), and a council member at the RHT G.R.A.C.E. Institute (a social enterprise that promotes ethical leadership).


BG(Retd) Chua graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering & Economics with First Class Honours from University of Birmingham in 1985. He holds a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University and has also completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School.




Mr Joseph HE Jun

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director


Mr Joseph He Jun is the Head of the China Practice and a Partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice at WongPartnership LLP. His main practice areas are corporate finance, equity capital markets, foreign investment, mergers and acquisitions and property development in the People's Republic of China.


Mr. He presents and participates in panel discussions at regional and local conferences on PRC-related topics. He is a member of Business China. He is also a member of The Law Society of Singapore's Inquiry Panel and sits on the Advisory Committee for the China-Ready Programme for Singapore’s Legal Industry organised by the Ministry of Law Singapore.


Mr. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Yunnan University (PRC) and obtained Master of Laws from both China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing and McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific (U.S.). He was also a Visiting Scholar at the School of Law, Columbia University (U.S.) from 1990 to 1991. He is admitted to the Bar of the People's Republic of China.