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Board Of Directors

Mr Charles Antonny Melati

Executive Chairman

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Mr Charles Antonny Melati is one of the founders of our Group and is currently Executive Chairman of our Group. As our Executive Chairman, he oversees the overall strategic directions and expansion plans for the growth and development of our Group. Prior to his appointment, Mr Melati was an entrepreneur in the property development, hotel industry and engaged in the manufacture of cast polypropylene for flexible food packaging in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Mr Melati was also involved in the setting up and operations of a tug and barge business in Singapore and Indonesia.

Mr Tung Kum Hon

Executive Director and CEO

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Mr Tung Kum Hon is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of our Group.

As our Executive Director and CEO, he is responsible for the overall business and general management of the Group. Mr Tung was formerly the Executive Director and CEO of Bellzone Mining Plc (AIM), Group COO of a Hong Kong multinational group, Executive Director and CFO of Shanghai Asia Holdings Ltd. (SGX) and Special Assistant to the Executive Chairman of New Toyo International Holdings Ltd (SGX). He was also a Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of Tien Wah Press Holdings Berhad (Bursa Saham Malaysia) and COO of Bintang Melawar Group. Mr Tung is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Accountant. He has over 15 years of experience in public accountancy, business advisory and transaction services with PwC Hong Kong and Malaysia, and KPMG Singapore. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

Mr Dhamma Surya

Executive Director

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Mr Dhamma Surya is one of the founders of our Group and is currently our Group's Executive Director.

As our Executive Director, he is responsible for the overall business and general management of our Group. Prior to his appointment, Mr Surya was an entrepreneur in the property development and construction industry in Indonesia, a contractor cum household maintenance services business and worked with various business associates in constructing and developing shophouses and houses in Indonesia.

Mr Huang She Thong

Group's Executive Director

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Mr Huang She Thong is one of the founders of our Group and is currently our Group's Executive Director. As our Executive Director, he oversees the business developments and sales targets of our Group. Prior to his appointment, he was a sole proprietor, operating a furniture store, mini market and a hotelier in Indonesia. Mr Huang graduated from the Australian School of Tourism and Hotel Management with an Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management in 2001.

Mr James Beeland Rogers Jr

Independent Director

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Mr James Beeland Rogers Jr was re-designated as an Independent Director of our Company on 8 March 2016. Mr Jim Rogers is the author of six books and globally renowned financial commentator as well as a successful international investor. He is also currently the Chairman of Beeland Interests, Inc. In February 2011, Mr Jim Rogers started the Rogers Global Resources Equity Index, focusing on the top companies in agriculture, mining, metals and energy sectors as well as those in the alternative energy space including solar, wind and hydropower.

In September 2012, Mr Jim Rogers was appointed by VTB Capital as an advisor to the agricultural division of its global private equity unit. Mr Jim Rogers obtained a Bachelor's degree in History from Yale University in 1964 and a second Bachelor's degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Balliol College, Oxford University in 1966.

Mr Soh Chun Bin

Lead Independent Director

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Mr Soh Chun Bin is the Lead Independent Director of our Company. He has more than 16 years of experience in the legal and corporate finance sectors and specialises in capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. He is currently the Head, Corporate Commercial Practice Group of Fortis Law Corporation.

Mr Soh began his career as a corporate lawyer and was one of the pioneering lawyers at Stamford Law (now known as Morgan Lewis Stamford) during its inception in the early 2000s. He became one of the youngest equity partners at Stamford Law, prior to leaving legal practice in May 2012 to head up various companies (including listed companies) as the chief executive, before resuming legal practice in February 2017. Mr Soh had advised on many Singapore and international initial public offerings of corporations and real estate investment trusts, as well as on post-listing fund-raising, including secondary listings. He has been recognised as a leading lawyer by legal publications such as Chambers and Partners, and Asialaw. Mr Soh graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Law (Honours) in 1999.

Mr Lu King Seng

Independent Director

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Mr Lu King Seng is an Independent Director of our Company. Mr Lu is currently the managing director of Orion Advisory Pte. Ltd. Prior to this, Mr Lu was the Chief Financial Officer in SinCo Technologies Pte. Ltd and SinCo Group Holdings Pte. Ltd. where he oversaw the accounting, treasury, legal and finance matters including group restructurings and mergers and acquisitions. Mr Lu has more than 20 years of commercial and audit experience in London, Singapore and Malaysia with Deloitte & Touche, Ernst & Young, Arthur Andersen, PwC and KMPG where he led audit engagements in various companies, assisting companies with, inter alia, initial public offerings and due diligence reviews in connection with proposed mergers and acquisitions. Mr Lu is also an independent director in another company listed on the SGX-ST. Mr Lu is a Fellow Member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, as well as a non-practising member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. Mr Lu graduated from Emile Woolf London and obtained a professional qualification from the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants in 1995.

Mr Ong Beng Chye

Independent Director

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Mr Ong Beng Chye is an Independent Director of our Company. He has more than 25 years of experience in areas such as accounting, auditing, public listings, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, and business advisory. Mr Ong is currently a director of Appleton Global Pte Ltd, a business management and consultancy services firm, the board's Non-Executive Chairman for Hafary Holdings Limited (SGX) and Heatec Jietong Holdings Ltd. (SGX). He is also serving as an independent director of other listed companies in Singapore. He is a shareholder and a director of a few private limited companies. He is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Chartered Financial Analyst conferred by The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts and a non-practising member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. Mr Ong obtained a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from The City University, London in 1990.

Mr Karyono

Independent Director

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Mr Karyono is an Independent Director of our Company. He has more than 20 years of experience in the coal mining industry (including mining engineering academia). He was previously the Head of the Engineering (where he managed the geology, mine plan and survey departments), a senior mine engineer, a mine project coordinator, a mine engineering superintendent, and a geotechnic, mine planning, technical and ventilation engineer with major mining companies in Indonesia, including BUMA, where he was extensively involved in the monitoring and planning of mine operations and design, as well as mine rehabilitation. He was also a lecturer in the Mining Engineering study programme, chief of the chemistry laboratory, Division Head of Administration and Student Affairs, and Assistant Dean of the Engineering Faculty of Universitas Islam Bandung.

Mr Karyono obtained a Masters in Geomechanics from the mining engineering department of the Bandung Institute of Technology, as well as a Bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering from Universitas Islam Bandung.

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