Management Team

Mr Wilson Ang Poh Seong

Mr Wilson Ang Poh Seong

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Mr Ang is an Executive Director, a Member of the Investment Committee and Chief Executive Officer of the Managers. He works on the strategy with the Board Members and is responsible for strategic planning, overall management and operations of VIT.

Mr Ang has extensive experience in REIT management, industrial property investment and consultancy services. Mr Ang was the Consultant of Asia Industrial Services with Colliers International prior to co-founding the REIT Manager as CEO to spearhead the setting up of Viva Industrial REIT. In his previous role, he focused on Industrial Investment Markets in Singapore and Asia, advising building owners, investors including REITs, private and institution funds on their real estate portfolio as well as servicing their real estate portfolio requirements across Asia.

Mr Ang co-founded Cambridge Industrial Trust Management Limited ("CITM") in 2005, the manager of Cambridge Industrial Trust ("CIT") where he was responsible for structuring and amalgamating a portfolio of industrial properties for the listing of CIT on the SGX-ST, negotiating with owners on terms and legal documentation, as well as working with all consultants on due diligence and overseeing the business development and growth of CIT's strategic business. He was the Managing Director (Investment) of CITM post listing of CIT in July 2006 where he was responsible for formulating investment strategies and growing the portfolio with a view to enhance CIT's portfolio. From 2007 to 2009, Mr Ang was Chief Executive Officer of CITM, where he was responsible for strategic planning, management and operation of CIT, as well as managing and overseeing the management team of CITM to ensure that the investment, asset management, financial and operational strategies and objectives of CIT are effectively implemented and in accordance with CITM's stated investment and operational strategies.

Prior to co-founding CITM, Mr Ang was Executive Director and Head of the Industrial Division at Colliers International (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., where he was responsible for managing a team of marketing executives, formulating department strategies for the business and growth of the department, and engaging in industrial development consultancy and project marketing and industrial investment sales activities.

Mr Ang is also a director of Viva iTrust MTN Pte. Ltd., Viva Investment Management Pte. Ltd. and Maxi Capital Pte. Ltd.

Mr Ang graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science (Estate Management) (Honours) in 1990.

Mr Lawrence Chan Wee Kiat

Mr Lawrence Chan Wee Kiat

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Chan is responsible for the corporate finance, treasury, financial reporting, forecast and budgeting, tax, internal control, financial risk management, corporate governance and compliance functions.

Mr Chan has more than 16 years of experience in audit, accounting and finance-related work. Prior to joining the REIT Manager, Mr Chan was the Financial Controller of Hoe Leong Corporation Ltd., a company listed on the Main Board of the SGX-ST, where he was responsible for the group's financial functions, including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, treasury, tax and financial reporting matters.

From July 2007 to September 2010, Mr Chan was an Associate Director with Genesis Capital Pte. Ltd., an independent corporate finance advisory firm licensed by the MAS to provide corporate advisory services. From July 2000 to April 2007, Mr Chan was an Audit Manager with KPMG where he was responsible for the audit of Singapore and Chinese companies across various industries.

Mr Chan is also a director of Viva Real Estate Asset Management Pte. Ltd. and Viva iTrust MTN Pte. Ltd.

Mr Chan is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and non-practicing member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Accountancy in 1999.

Mr Kendrick Kwek Chin Liang

Mr Kendrick Kwek Chin Liang

Head of Asset Management

Mr Kwek is in charge of the asset management team, where he is responsible for formulating the overall business plans of VIT's properties.

Mr Kwek has over 27 years of real estate experience in property and asset management in Singapore and China. He has extensive experience in managing a wide range of real estate portfolios, including commercial, retail, industrial, residential, hotel and serviced apartments. Prior to joining the REIT Manager, Mr Kwek was Senior Director at Tishman Speyer, where he was the Head of Property Management in China and was responsible for all property management activities and operations of properties owned by Tishman Speyer in China.

Before Tishman Speyer, Mr Kwek was Assistant General Manager and Head of Property Management at one of the mixed-use developments in Dalian, which is owned by the Shui On group. He was responsible for the development of property management strategies and oversaw property management activities.

In addition, Mr Kwek has also held senior positions at several major developer companies and hotel group in Singapore including Cambridge Industrial Property Management Pte Ltd.

Mr Kwek also holds a directorship in Viva Real Estate Asset Management Pte Ltd.

Mr Kwek graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science in Estate Management (Second Class Upper Division Honours) and holds a Master of Science in Real Estate. He previously served as Vice-Chair (Shanghai) of Buildings Owners & Managers Association ("BOMA") China. He is a member of the Singapore Association of Property and Facility Managers.

Mr Vincent Lim

Mr Vincent Lim Siak Kwan

Head of Compliance & Risk Management

Mr Lim is responsible for advising and updating the Manager on compliance requirements under the Securities and Futures Act ("SFA"), MAS Notices and Guidelines, Collective Investment Schemes ("CIS") code and SGX Listing Rules; and making recommendations with respect to the Manager's compliance and risk management processes. He is also responsible for developing and administering the compliance and risk management policies.

Prior to joining the Manager, Mr Lim was Assistant Vice President of Compliance with OCBC Securities Pte Ltd where he provided regulatory compliance advice to the management and staff of OCBC Securities, liaised with MAS and SGX on compliance matters, and supervised a team of compliance officers.

Before OCBC Securities, Mr Lim was a Team Leader with the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force, where he investigated cases of corporate and securities fraud, and money laundering activities.

Mr Lim graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Accountancy.