About Us

Key Personnel


Executive Chairman

Ms Chew Gek Khim is a lawyer by training. She has been Chairman of The Straits Trading Company Limited since 24 April 2008, first as Non-Executive and Non-Independent Chairman and then as Executive Chairman since 1 November 2009.

Ms Chew is also Executive Chairman of Tecity Group, which she joined in 1987. She is Chairman of Malaysia Smelting Corporation Berhad and ARA Trust Management (Suntec) Limited, Deputy Chairman of ARA Asset Management Limited, and sits on the Board of Singapore Exchange Limited.

Ms Chew is also Deputy Chairman of Tan Chin Tuan Foundation in Singapore and Chairman of Tan Sri Tan Foundation in Malaysia. She is a Member of the Securities Industry Council of Singapore, the SSO Council and Board of Governors of S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies. She was the chairman of the National Environment Agency Board of Singapore from 2008 to 2015. Ms Chew was also previously a director of CapitaLand Retail China Trust (formerly CapitaRetail China Trust Management Limited) and a board member of the Singapore Totalisator Board.

Ms Chew graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1984. She was awarded the Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite in 2010, the Singapore Businessman of the Year 2014 in 2015, and the Meritorious Service Medal at the National Day Award in 2016.


Chief Financial Officer

Ms Maggie Yeo joined the Company as Finance Director on 8 September 2014. She was appointed Chief Financial Officer in July 2015. As Chief Financial Officer, she has overall responsibility for the Company's finance functions, including financial reporting, corporate finance, treasury, tax, budget management, risk management and capital management of Straits Trading and its group of companies. She plays a key role in working with senior management to develop, monitor and evaluate overall corporate strategy.

Ms Yeo has more than 20 years of working experience in the finance and accounting sectors. Prior to joining The Straits Trading Company Limited, she was the Senior Vice President for Reporting and Analytics Centre of Excellence in Sembcorp Industries Limited, the Chief Financial Officer in UMS Holdings Ltd and Director for Group Accounting Services in NOL. She was actively involved in mergers and acquisitions, financial and management reporting, budgeting and forecasting, shared services setup, tax, treasury as well as corporate governance and risk-management matters.

Ms Yeo graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree. She is a graduate of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.