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Mr. Serge Pun @ Theim Wai
Executive Chairman
Mr. Melvyn Pun Chi Tung
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Mr. Cyrus Pun Chi Yam
Non-Executive Director
Mr. Adrian Chan Pengee
Lead Independent Director
Mr. George Thia
Non-Executive Independent Director
Ms. Wong Su-Yen
Non-Executive Independent Director
Dato Timothy Ong Teck Mong
Non-Executive Independent Director

Mr. Serge Pun @ Theim Wai - Executive Chairman

Mr. Serge Pun is a Myanmar national and the Chairman of Serge Pun & Associates (Myanmar) Limited (“SPA”). In 1983, Mr. Pun founded Serge Pun & Associates Limited in Hong Kong SAR and eventually returned to the country of his birth to establish SPA in 1991.

In 1992, Mr. Pun established First Myanmar Investment Company Limited (“FMI”) as one of the earliest public companies (unlisted) in Myanmar. In 2006, he led Yoma Strategic to a successful listing on the mainboard of the Singapore Stock Exchange, and in 2016, FMI became the first company to list on the Yangon Stock Exchange.

Mr. Pun is a member of the World Economic Forum’s ASEAN Regional Strategy Group and ASEAN Regional Business Council. He is a standing member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Dalian and a member of the Asia Business Council. He is the Chair of the International Advisory Board of Singapore Management University for Myanmar, the Vice-Chairman and CEO of New Yangon Development Company (“NYDC”) and served as an Honorary Business Representative for Myanmar of International Enterprise Singapore from 2004 till 2006. Mr. Pun is a frequent speaker in international forums on Myanmar and ASEAN.

Re-appointed to the Board of Yoma Strategic on 26 July 2017, Mr. Pun is the Executive Chairman of Yoma Strategic.

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Mr. Melvyn Pun Chi Tung - Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Mr. Melvyn Pun was the Alternate Director to Mr. Serge Pun at Yoma Strategic and the Chief Executive Officer of SPA Myanmar, an affiliate of the Group, between 2012 and 2015. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Yoma Strategic in 2015, driving the move to diversify the Group’s businesses along the core businesses while building its recurring income streams. He has been extensively involved in developing the Group’s relationships with key partners, including Mitsubishi Corporation, IFC, ADB, Yum! Brands, New Holland, JCB, Telenor and Pernod Ricard, amongst others.

Prior to joining SPA, Mr. Pun spent 12 years at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong, where he was Managing Director, Head of Asia Ex-Japan Corporate Solutions Group. In that role, he has provided financial and corporate advisory services to corporates and non-profit organisations in Asia Pacific for fund raising, investments and risk management.

Mr. Pun is a founding member and an executive committee member of the Myanmar Institute of Directors. He serves on the Asia Pacific Council for The Nature Conservancy and is a Board Member of OneSky, a charity that helps the world’s vulnerable young children. He is also a Malaria Private Sector Leaders Advocate for the M2030 initiative, an effort organised by the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (“APLMA”) to eliminate malaria by the year 2030.

Appointed to the Board of Yoma Strategic on 27 July 2015, Mr. Pun is an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer of Yoma Strategic.

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Mr. Cyrus Pun Chi Yam - Non-Executive Director

Mr. Cyrus Pun started his career working in the export industry in China and, prior to joining SPA, worked for Hutchison Port Holdings’ South China Commercial Division. Mr. Pun joined SPA in 2007 to develop a mixed-used real estate project in Dalian, China.

Prior to Mr. Pun’s appointment as Non-Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer of Memories Group Limited (“Memories”), he was an Executive Director of Yoma Strategic and headed the Group’s Real Estate business from 2012 to 2018. During this time, he led the Group’s several developments including some of Myanmar’s largest and most prominent projects. Mr. Pun was also responsible for bringing in international partners and investors for these projects. His last venture at Yoma Strategic was to initiate the Company’s expansion into the affordable housing segment.

Mr. Pun was educated in the UK and received a degree in Economics in 2003 from the London School of Economics.

Mr. Pun re-designated as a Non-Executive Director of Yoma Strategic on 1st February 2019.

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Mr. Adrian Chan Pengee - Lead Independent Director

Mr. Adrian Chan is the Head of the Corporate Department and a Senior Partner at the law firm, Lee & Lee. He is a Board member of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore (“ACRA”) and serves on the Legal Service Commission. He is a council member of the Law Society of Singapore and a member of the Singapore Management University’s Enterprise Board. He also sits on the Corporate Governance and Regulations Committee of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce. He was formerly the First Vice-Chairman of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

He currently serves as the Chairman of both the Corporate Practice Committee of the Law Society of Singapore and the Panel of the Institute of Corporate Law at ACRA. He has been appointed by the SGX to its Catalist Advisory Panel.

He was appointed to the Audit Committee Guidance Committee, established by the MAS, ACRA and the SGX, and served on the Corporate Governance and Directors’ Duties Working Group of the Steering Committee established by the Ministry of Finance to rewrite the Companies Act.

Re-appointed to the Board of Yoma Strategic on 24 July 2018, Mr. Chan is the Lead Independent Director of Yoma Strategic and the Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee, and a member of the Remuneration Committee of Yoma Strategic.

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Mr. George Thia - Non-Executive Independent Director

Mr. George Thia has more than 35 years’ experience in merchant banking and financial services, being actively involved in many corporate finance transactions in Singapore and the surrounding region. He is a Chartered Accountant (Singapore) and practiced as an accountant with Cooper Brothers & Co. (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers).

Mr. Thia is currently a Business Consultant for Mergers & Acquisitions at Asianic Private Limited and an advisor to a private equity fund focusing on healthcare, eldercare and education. He is also a board member of two non-profit organisations, the National Cancer Centre and the Singapore Institute of Management.

Mr. Thia was formerly a Managing Director at Morgan Grenfell, Merrill Lynch International, Sun Hung Kai Securities and Lum Chang Securities. He was also an Executive Director and Partner of Kay Hian (now UOB Kay Hian Securities). Mr. Thia was the Executive Chairman of two publicly listed companies and had served as an Independent Director and the Chairman of Audit Committees of several listed companies in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. He was a consultant to the SGX on the training of regulation officers and rendered advice on the development and launch of the alternative board, SGX Catalist. Mr. Thia practiced business consultancy in association with law firms Rodyk & Davidson (Singapore) from 2003 to 2005 and Kelvin Chia & Partners (Myanmar) from 2012 to 2013.

Appointed to the Board of Yoma Strategic on 24 July 2018, Mr. Thia is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Yoma Strategic and the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, and a member of the Remuneration Committee of Yoma Strategic.

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Ms. Wong Su-Yen - Non-Executive Independent Director

Ms. Wong Su-Yen brings over 20 years of experience in driving business strategy, strategic talent development, organisational transformation, operations re-design and risk management. She is the Chairman of the board of Nera Telecommunications and also serves on the boards of MediaCorp and NTUC First Campus.

Previously she was the Chairman (Singapore) for Marsh & McLennan Companies and the Managing Director, Southeast Asia at Mercer. Prior to that, she was the Asia Managing Partner for the Communications, Information & Entertainment practice at Oliver Wyman. She has worked across North America and Asia, and was previously based in Boston, Bangkok, Hong Kong SAR, Beijing and Seoul.

Ms. Wong holds a Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude) in Music and Computer Science from Linfield College and a M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Re-appointed to the Board of Yoma Strategic on 24 July 2018, Ms. Wong is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Yoma Strategic and the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of Yoma Strategic.

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Dato Timothy Ong Teck Mong - Non-Executive Independent Director

Dato Timothy Ong is a leading Brunei businessman who served as the Acting Chairman of the Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) from 2005 to 2010. Dato Ong is a member of a number of leading Brunei and regional boards including Asia Inc. Forum, Baiduri Bank Group, National Insurance of Brunei, Hotel Associates Sdn Bhd and the Asian Advisory Board of Prudential Financial. He is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and a Trustee of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards Foundation.

Dato Ong has represented Brunei in a number of regional councils including the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), which he chaired in 2000, the APEC Eminent Persons Group, ASEAN-Japan Business Meeting and the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council. He is also the recipient of various state honours, including the Most Honourable Order of Seri Paduka Mahkota Brunei (Second Class) (DPMB) by His Majesty, the Sultan of Brunei, which confers the title ‘Dato Paduka’, and the Grand Cross of the Order of Bernardo O’Higgins (highest civilian award) by the President of Chile for his contribution to regional economic cooperation.

Dato Ong holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Economics and Political Science from the Australian National University and a Master of Science (with Distinction) in International Relations from the London School of Economics.

Re-appointed to the Board of Yoma Strategic on 26 July 2016, Dato Ong is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Yoma Strategic and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, and the Nominating and Governance Committee of Yoma Strategic.

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