Mr Phua Kok Kim is a Non-Executive Director of the Manager.
Effective 1 April 2012, Mr Phua is re-designated as the Regional Chief Executive Officer, South East Asia of the Sponsor. Mr Phua heads the Group’s businesses in Southeast Asia, excluding Logistics real estate. He has direct responsibility over the Group’s non-REIT assets in these markets. He is concurrently involved in various Mapletree real estate capital management initiatives such as sitting on the Investment Committee of Mapletree’s joint venture fund with CIMB of Malaysia.
Mr Phua joined Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited in February 2000 where he worked on corporate finance transactions and private equity investments in a diversity of sectors, including telecommunications, media, transportation, logistics and financial services. He was seconded to the Sponsor from Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited on 1 May 2005. The secondment was converted to a transfer on 1 October 2008. During that time, Mr Phua was also a Director of Singapore Post Limited from 2004 to 2006.
A Colombo Plan scholar, Mr Phua studied economics at the University of Adelaide, Australia and worked in the Administrative Service of the Singapore Government after graduation. He also held various positions in the private sector covering equity and economic research in Singapore and Indonesia.