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Board of Directors

Johnny Soon

Executive chairman


As Executive Chairman, Mr Johnny Soon will be responsible for the provision of strategic direction, management of key clients relationships and overseeing the business development of the Group. He was appointed to our Board on 20 August 2021.


From February 1991 to November 1996, Mr Soon was a partner in Jie Tong Engineering Works, serving customers like Keppel Shipyard in its piping business. Since November 1996 to December 2015, he has been a director of Jie Tong Engineering Pte Ltd, a company incorporated to continue the growing piping business started by Jie Tong Engineering Works.


Together with the other Founder Directors, he continued to run the business of Jie Tong Engineering Pte Ltd until the piping business of Jie Tong Engineering Pte Ltd was effectively transferred to Heatec (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd, which was renamed as Heatec Jietong.


From February 2002 to December 2005, he was a director in Transec Technologies Pte. Ltd., a consultancy services and engineering firm. From December 2002 to December 2005, he was a director in Lifeboat Services Private Limited, a company involved in the business of marine surveying services.

Jeffrey Soon

Chief Executive Officer


Mr. Soon Jeffrey was appointed as an Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from 31 December 2015. He joined the company in 2005 as a Project Engineer and has taken various key appointments, both in sales and operations, throughout his entire stint in Heatec Group.


Graduated with a Master in Business Administration and Degree of Bachelor in Engineering, Mr Soon is responsible for the Groups growth strategy and the overall business management.


Chong Eng Wee

Independent Director


Mr. Chong Eng Wee is currently a Partner at Kennedys Legal Solutions Pte Ltd, a joint law venture between international firm, Kennedys Law LLP and Singapore firm, Legal Solutions LLC. He is admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in Singapore, Lawyer of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, and a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.


Eng Wee is currently also an Independent Non-Executive Director at Innopac Holdings Limited, a public limited liability company and its shares are listed and trading on the main board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.


Prior to joining Kennedys Legal Solutions, Eng Wee practised at a leading joint law venture firm and leading local law firms in Singapore and worked as in-house legal counsel at several major companies listed on the main board of Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. Eng Wee was also the Representative for the Shanghai Representative Office of the joint law venture and possesses a good working knowledge of foreign investment laws in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"). Eng Wee was also the joint Company Secretary for 3 SGX-ST main board listed companies.


Eng Wee is a corporate practitioner whose areas of practice include capital markets, corporate and securities laws, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, corporate and commercial contracts, regulatory compliance, corporate governance advisory and corporate secretarial work. Eng Wee has advised companies on a range of corporate finance and capital markets transactions such as initial public offerings, pre-IPO investment, reverse take-overs, rights issues and placements, acquisitions and disposals of shares and assets, joint ventures, private equity, and corporate restructuring transactions. He has also acted as counsel for clients in various cross border transactions with PRC elements, and frequently advises listed companies on their regulatory compliance and corporate governance issues. Eng Wee was ranked as Singapore's Top 40 Most Influential Lawyers aged 40 and under by Singapore Business Review (2015). He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors, Law Society of Singapore, and Singapore Academy of Law.

Lim Soon Hock

Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director


Mr Lim Soon Hock has more than 30 years of experience as a board member, CEO, technopreneur and private investor, across various highly competitive industries in a global environment.

Post Compaq, where he was the first Asian appointed to the position of Vice President and Managing Director for Asia Pacific, he had been involved in taking companies public, M&As and consulting for several global MNCs and promising SMEs.

Lim continues to sit on the boards of several government agencies, public listed and private companies, as well as not-for-profit organizations.

He is also a Justice of the Peace; a Volunteer Mediator at our State Courts Singapore; and an Adjunct Professor at the National University of Singapore.

Accolades Lim had received in recognition of his work and public service include 2016 Outstanding Volunteer Award ( Open Category ) from State Courts Singapore; 2014 National Day Public Service Star; 2009 National Day Public Service Medal; 2012 President's Award for Volunteerism from National Volunteerism and Philanthropy Centre; 2010 IES-IEEE Joint Medal of Excellence Award; 2010 Honorary Fellow of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations; 2009 NUS Distinguished Alumni Service Award and 1992 NUS Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award.

He is the author of 3 books in the Vantage Views Collection of Thoughts on Contemporary Issues and the co-editor of " Golden Nuggets ", which is an anthology of short stories. All proceeds from the sale of the 4 books, amounting to over $1.2m were donated to charities.

Liely Lee

Independent Director


Ms Liely Lee is currently the Group Chief Financial Officer and Alternate Director of Marco Polo Marine Ltd listed on SGX -ST. She is also the Director of PT BBR Tbk listed on IDX. Prior to joining Marco Polo Marine Group, Ms Lee was a co-owner of a food and beverage chain in Singapore. She oversaw the strategic growth, development, finance and human resources matters of the chain and had grown it to 13 outlets within seven years. Graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Murdoch University in Western Australia and also holding a Masters of Accounting Degree from Curtin University in Western Australia, Ms Liely Lee is a qualified Chartered Public Accountant (CPA) Australia.

Anthony Ang Meng Huat

Independent Director


Mr. Anthony Ang Meng Huat is our Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 17 April 2017.


Mr Ang currently serves as Singapore's Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Tunisia. He is also currently the CEO of Sasseur Asset Management Pte Ltd, a REIT management company. Mr Ang is also serving as an Independent Director on the board of Malaysia listed Yong Tai Berhad. He was previously an Executive Director and CEO of ARA Asset Management (Fortune) Limited ("Fortune Manager") - Manager of Fortune REIT and a wholly owned subsidiary of the ARA Group ("ARA"). Prior to that, Mr Ang was the CEO of ARA Asia Dragon Limited - ARA's flagship real estate private fund, and a Director of Am ARA REIT Managers Sdn Bhd - Manager of AmFirst REIT listed on Bursa Malaysia.


Before joining the ARA Group, Mr Ang spent many years in international marketing, investment and manufacturing activities. He served 14 years at the Singapore Economic Development Board ("SEDB"), including six years in the USA as the regional director of SEDB's North American operations. On returning to Singapore, Mr Ang held various senior positions with Armstrong Industrial Corporation Limited (as its executive director and group general manager); Vertex Management Pte Ltd (as a senior vice president for venture capital investments) and GIC Real Estate Pte Ltd (as an executive vice president with global responsibilities for administrative and corporate affairs).


Mr Ang graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering) with First Class Honours from the Imperial College, London, and obtained a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD. Mr Ang is also a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (UK). He currently serves on the executive committee of The SEDB Society; The Business Management Advisory Committee of the Nanyang Polytechnic, and The School Advisory Council of Bukit Panjang Government High School.