Mr Francis Lee Fook Wah was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer for the Group on 1 April 2019 and appointed as the Executive Director on 1 September 2020. He is responsible for the overall management of finance functions of the Group, matters relating to the regulatory compliance and reporting, and oversee Group’s human resource matters.
Previously, Mr Lee was the chief financial officer of OKH Global Ltd, a company listed on the SGX-ST from 2015 to 2017. Between 2005 and 2011, Mr Lee also served as an executive director, finance director and chief financial officer of Man Wah Holdings Ltd, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Mr Lee began his career in 1990 in the Commercial Crime Division of the Criminal Investigation Department, where he served as a senior investigation officer. In 1993, Mr Lee served as an assistant manager in OCBC Bank conducting credit analysis.
Between 1994 and 2001, he worked as a dealer’s representative for Deutsche Morgan Securities. Mr Lee then served at the Singapore branch of the Bank of China between 2001 and 2004 as a relationship manager. Between 2004 and 2005, he was with AP Oil International Ltd working as an investment and project manager, where he was also tasked with overseeing its overall credit policy.
Mr Lee graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy in 1990 and obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration (Investment and Finance) from the University of Hull, UK in 1993. Mr Lee is a Chartered Accountant and a non-practising member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
Mr Lee is also currently an independent director of Sheng Siong Group Ltd, Net Pacific Financial Holdings Ltd and Asiaphos Limited.