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MR. LEE KENG LIN
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Lee Keng Lin assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer on 1st May 2019. He was Deputy Chief Executive Officer from 2017 to 2019 and Chief Operating Officer from 2014 to 2016.
Mr. Lee has more than 10 years of experience in the offshore marine industry and has been with the Group since 2007. He was part of the team that led the acquisition of PSA Marine's offshore business in 2007 and has been instrumental in the development and operations of various joint ventures and new business divisions. Prior to this, he was employed by PSA International as its Corporate and Business Development Manager, where he was responsible for business development and charters of harbour tugs and offshore support vessels.
Mr. Lee graduated with a First Class Honours in Engineering from the National University of Singapore and was on the Vice Chancellor's List. He completed the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD and is also a CFA Charterholder.
MR. EDWARD CHIU
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Edward Chiu is the Chief Financial Officer responsible for overseeing the Group's finance functions, including corporate finance, treasury, risk management, capital management and investor relations.
Mr. Chiu has over 20 years of leadership experience, along with a diverse finance and commercial background. He has previously worked for global audit firms ‐ KPMG and PwC, privately owned enterprises, SGX mainboard listed companies, and private equity-controlled companies across Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Netherlands and United Kingdom.
Edward holds a Master's Degree in Finance from the London School of Economics and is also a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.
MR. CHAI ULVA
Managing DirectorOffshore Services
Mr. Chai Ulva is the Managing Director of POSH's Offshore Services. He has been instrumental in the development and expansion of the business.
Mr. Chai has more than 15 years of experience in the offshore marine industry. He was a Manager with PSA Marine Pte Ltd from 2000 to 2006, handling business development and overseas charters of harbour tugs, and served as a Director in PSA Marine's joint venture company in Fuzhou, China. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Chai was an Assistant General Manager in PSA Marine's offshore business. Since our acquisition of the business in 2007, Mr. Chai has served the Group as General Manager of POSH Maritime Pte Ltd, and Divisional Director of various business units within POSH Semco Pte Ltd including Offshore Construction Support, Transportation & Installation (Shallow Water) and Offshore Accommodation.
MR. NG ENG KHIN
Managing DirectorOffshore Projects
Mr. Ng Eng Khin is the Managing Director of POSH's Offshore Projects. He oversees the Group's offshore towage business.
He has more than 35 years of experience in the offshore marine industry and was involved in PSA Marine's offshore business prior to our acquisition of the business in 2007. Mr. Ng was a Project Superintendent in charge of design, project operation and execution from 1977 to 1986 and a Senior Manager from 1985 to 2001. He was also a General Manager from 2001 to 2007 specialising in project management, operation and execution of complex transportation and installation projects, as well as being responsible for sales, marketing and development. Mr. Ng has been instrumental in the development of the Group's offshore towage business.
MR. KELVIN TEO
Mr. Kelvin Teo is the Managing Director of POSH's Renewables arm ‐ POSH Kerry Renewables ‐ a joint venture with Kerry TJ Logistics, dedicated to serving the offshore renewables sector in Taiwan and the region.
Mr. Teo has more than 10 years of experience in the offshore marine industry. Under PSA Corporation's Management Associate Programme, he was rotated to various business segments in commercial, logistics and offshore marine from 2002 to 2006. He joined POSH in 2006 as Deputy Marketing Manager, and his responsibilities included exploring business opportunities in new markets and management of the chartering team. Mr. Teo was appointed Divisional Director of the Offshore Supply Vessels ("OSV") Division in 2016. He directed the division and oversaw the growth of the OSV fleet at POSH.
Mr. Teo holds a Master's Degree at Yale University and a BSc in Economics (1st Class Honours) at London School of Economics.
MR. KURUSH PHIROZE CONTRACTOR
Mr. Kurush Contractor is the Managing Director of POSH's Subsea arm and has been instrumental in the establishment and expansion of the business within POSH.
Prior to his appointment at POSH, Mr. Contractor was the Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") and Managing Director of Kreuz Group since 2008. As a founding member of The Kreuz Group, he was vital in driving the company's growth as an integrated subsea service provider. Mr. Contractor also oversaw the expansion of several key markets in Middle East and Asia and was pivotal in the listing of Kreuz Subsea on the SGX Catalyst board in 2010 before being transferred to the SGX Main board in 2012. Prior to his appointment at Kreuz Subsea, Mr. Contractor also served with Global Industries as President and Director for India and Middle East region.
Being in the offshore industry for more than 35 years, Mr. Contractor has strong hands-on experience, having worked in offshore oil fields as a commercial deep-sea diver and in other supervisory positions prior to taking up managerial positions ashore.
Mr. Contractor also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Bombay.
MR. CHAN JOO HUAT
Senior General ManagerCentres of Excellence
Mr. Chan Joo Huat is the Senior General Manager of POSH's Centres of Excellence, overseeing the Group's business transformation projects in technical ship management.
Mr. Chan has over 35 years of ship management experience and was previously the Senior General Manager of the Crewing Department from 2015 to 2018. Prior to joining POSH in 2007, Mr. Chan worked in various roles at Neptune Shipmanagement Services from 1983 to 2007, starting as a Marine Engineer on board Neptune Orient Lines' fleet of vessels and eventually serving as the Director of Marine Personnel Department and Director of Marketing.
Mr. Chan holds a Technician Diploma in Marine Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic.
CAPTAIN PRIYADARSHAN PANDEY
Captain Priyadarshan Pandey is the General Manager of Operations at POSH, overseeing the Group’s operational processes, compliance and continual improvement. He was also General Manager of Group HSEQA, having developed the safety culture and processes at POSH.
He has more than 25 years of onshore and offshore experience in the maritime industry across POSH, EMAS Offshore, Samson Maritime and CSAV India. This included multiple roles at sea with NOL, where he rose from Deck Cadet to eventually Master of the vessel.
Capt. Pandey holds a Master Unlimited Certificate of Competency from the Maritime and Coast Guard Agency UK. In 2019, he has completed his Leadership Transition Programme at INSEAD, Paris.
He brings along variety of Maritime sailing experience which includes Crude Oil Tankers, Containers and Dynamically Positioned offshore support vessels.
MR. DANNY CHONG
General ManagerCentres of Excellence
Mr. Danny Chong is the General Manager of POSH's Centres of Excellence and leads the Group's business transformation projects in technical ship management.
Mr. Chong brings with him strong technical background with more than 20 years' experience across various corporate functions both onshore and offshore. Prior to joining POSH in 2019, Mr. Chong was Country Manager at Swire Pacific Offshore in Qatar, Brunei and Ghana where he oversaw and led its Operations, Technical, Safety and Commercial teams. He was also Technical Manager of Central Purchasing at Swire Pacific Offshore prior to that, managed its Assets and Inventory Management, Fleet Purchasing, Logistic and Warehousing operations.
Mr. Chong holds a Master of Science, Maritime Studies from Nanyang Technological University. He completed the Advanced Management Programme and Accounting and Finance Programme at INSEAD.