Board of Directors
Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman
From 1994 to 1995, Mr. Jeremy Yee was a corporate marketing officer (credit) at Maybank Finance (S) Limited, where he was responsible for the assessment of credit lending. From 1995 to 1996, he held the position of cadet/trainee pilot at Singapore Airlines Limited. From 1996 to 1997, he was a treasury analyst at American Express International Inc where he conducted foreign exchange hedging. From 1997 to 1999, he was a senior banking consultant at KPMG Consulting and was responsible for providing banking and treasury advisory services to the firm’s portfolio of clients. From 1999 to 2000, he was a risk management internal auditor at United Overseas Bank Limited where he provided risk management and audit services. From 2000 to 2002, he was an assistant managing consultant at KPMG Consulting and provided business consultancy services and led the management of the team.
From 2002 to 2011, he was director of corporate development, and then chief operating officer and subsequently executive director and group chief financial officer of Cordlife Limited (now known as Life Corporation Limited), a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. During his tenure, he was responsible for the group’s overall corporate development activities, financial function, including statutory filings, accounting audits, finance controls and treasury matters. From 2011 to 2016, he was appointed as executive director and chief executive officer of Cordlife Group Limited, a company listed on SGX-ST. Mr. Jeremy Yee founded Clearbridge Medical Group Pte. Ltd. (formerly known as Insight Medica Pte. Ltd.) in 2016. Since 2017, Mr. Jeremy Yee has served as the executive director and chief executive officer of Clearbridge Health Limited, a company listed on Catalist, where he is responsible for identifying and implementing company-wide business growth strategies and overseeing all aspects of the group's growth and operating functions.
Mr. Jeremy Yee obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Economic and Social Studies from the Victoria University of Manchester in 1994, Master of Commerce (Finance with Banking/Management) from the University of Sydney in 1997, Bachelor of Commerce in Professional Accounting from Murdoch University in 2009, Master of Business Administration from the Nanyang Technological University in 2011, Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2012 and Master of Arts from Columbia University in 2016. He completed the UC Berkeley – Nanyang Advanced Management Program in 2010. He also received the Furama Ltd Endowed Book Prize from the Nanyang Technological University in 2011.
Executive Director and CEO
As Executive Director and CEO of Biolidics, Mr. Ivan Lew is responsible for the overall management, operations, strategic planning and business development of our Company.
From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Ivan Lew was the business development manager of Novahealth Pte Ltd, a provider of software solutions to healthcare institutions. From 2000 to 2002, he was a director at Inventis Singapore Pte Ltd, where he led the marketing team. From 2002 to 2005, he was a senior vice president at Stratech Systems Limited, a surveillance technology provider, where he led the sales and project team. From 2005 to 2008, he was vice president of group business development and head of performance and strategy at Sembcorp Industries Ltd, an energy, water, marine and urban development group, where he was responsible for business development and operations. From 2008 to 2011, he returned to Stratech Systems Limited, where he served as a senior vice president. From 2011 to 2014, he served as the chief executive officer and director of business development at Ramky International (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., an environmental management solution provider, where he led various business development initiatives and partnerships. From 2015 to 2016, he served as the chief executive officer of C&G (Asia) Engineering Pte Ltd, a company in the engineering, procurement and construction industry, where he managed the Singapore operations. From 2016 to 2018, Mr. Ivan Lew was the chief executive officer of Shaw Investment APAC Pte. Ltd., an investment company, where he managed the Singapore and regional operations and was responsible for executing business growth strategies.
Mr. Ivan Lew graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture from the Western Australia Institute of Technology in 1988. He also obtained a Diploma in Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering from Ngee Ann Polytechnic in 1990.
Non-Executive Non-Independent Director and Founder
From 1997 to 1998, Mr. Johnson Chen was an analyst with Anderson Consulting Strategic Services (now known as Accenture LLP) where he provided management consultancy services to clients and his primary responsibilities included industry research, analysis, business modelling and strategic planning. From 1998 to 1999, he was the deputy chief financial officer of Hong Kong Star Internet, where he was responsible for managing finance operations, budgets and project finance matters. From 1999 to 2002, he was president of CyberWorks Ventures, the venture capital arm of Pacific Century CyberWorks in Hong Kong, where he oversaw CyberWorks Ventures’ direct investment and venture capital team. Since 2002, he has been an executive director of 1Bridge Partners Limited, where he oversees its investment management. Concurrently, he is the chairman, executive director and chief executive officer of CapBridge Pte. Ltd. (a global private financing platform and an entity regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore) since 2017, where he is responsible for the overall strategic planning and business execution of the company. Mr. Johnson Chen is the co-founder and also currently serves as the non-executive non-independent chairman of Clearbridge Health Limited, a company listed on Catalist, a position he has held since 2017.
Mr. Johnson Chen graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Engineering degree from the University of Cambridge, the UK in 1997.
Leong Yow Seng
Lead Independent Director
From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Leong Yow Seng served as the vice president, head of regional mergers and acquisitions, of Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (Singapore), Limited (now known as MUFG Securities Asia (Singapore) Limited). During his tenure, he co-worked closely with the Japan head office to identify opportunities for Asian and international corporates to invest into and divest out of Japan. He originated and led the execution of mergers and acquisitions and fund raising transactions. From 2009 to 2012, he worked as the corporate finance director of Menorah Worldwide Limited, where he oversaw mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance activities.
From 2010 to 2012, he was the group chief investment officer of EGI Group Limited, where he was responsible for investment, divestment, and business development related activities. From 2012 to 2014, he served as a director (corporate and client solutions) at CIMB Bank Berhad, where he led a team of relationship managers and managed client relationships with regional small and medium-sized enterprises and multi-national corporations. Since 2014, Mr. Leong Yow Seng has been the group chief financial officer of Minergy Resources Pte. Ltd., where his responsibilities include fund raising, financial reporting, investment analysis and investor communication. Since 2017, he has also been a part-time behaviour therapist at Lazarus Centre Pte. Ltd., an early intervention centre for children with autism. Since 2018, Mr. Leong Yow Seng has also been a project consultant at Agritrade Logistics Pte. Ltd., a logistics, shipping and commodities trading company, where he acts as a consultant to senior management and leads fund raising projects.
Mr. Leong Yow Seng graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Double Major in Finance and Psychology) from Western Michigan University in 1997 and obtained a Master of Business Administration from Western Michigan University in 2003.
From 2003 to 2004, Mr. James Ong was an associate and unit head at DBS Bank Ltd., where he led the financial control and administration unit of credit operations. From 2004 to 2006, he worked at Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited, where his last-held role was as a private banker covering the Indonesian market. From 2006 to 2011, he served as a director of Oppenheimer Investments (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., a boutique investment banking company which focuses on advising clients on funding and syndication in the debt capital markets, where he set up and managed the Singapore office and where his main responsibilities included deal origination and execution and liaising with external stakeholders. From 2012 to 2015, he was a senior manager of IL&FS Global Financial Services Pte. Ltd., an infrastructure development and finance company, where he was responsible for advising on a portfolio of Asian investment and advisory opportunities and provided execution expertise in the areas of corporate finance, equity and debt syndications and project finance.
In 2015, Mr. James Ong joined YCH Group Pte Ltd (“YCH Group”), an integrated end-to-end supply chain partner to multi-national corporations and aspiring growth companies with operations across the Asia Pacific. He is currently the chief investment officer and is responsible for mergers and acquisitions, capital structure and negotiation of joint ventures, as well as heading the asset management team. He is also a partner at Supply Chain Angels Pte. Ltd., the corporate venture arm of YCH Group, which invests in start-ups that are synergistic and complementary to YCH Group’s supply chain and logistics business, where he heads a S$20 million fund co-invested by the National Research Foundation Singapore and another partnership fund with SGInnovate.
Mr. James Ong graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce in 2002 and obtained a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2012. He was also admitted as a Certified Public Accountant in Australia in 2010.
In 1988, Mr. Peter Koh founded Pete’s Creation International (now known as Pete’s Creation International (S) Pte. Ltd.) (“Pete’s Creation International”), a marketing and branding consultancy business, where he was involved in day to day management as well as business development until his retirement in 2010. Under Mr. Peter Koh’s management, Pete’s Creation International was among the first few companies selected by the Media Development Authority of Singapore to produce a high definition television infotainment program in 2005 and secured merchandise licensing rights for the FIFA 2006 World Cup in 2006. Pete’s Creation International provided marketing and branding services to many multi-national corporations, ventured into original equipment manufacturing for major retail brands, and in 2009, won The Summit International Award for Marketing Effectiveness in the US.
From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Peter Koh was appointed investment advisor to Ramky Revo Holding JV Co Pte. Ltd. for its overseas investments. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Peter Koh served as executive director of Opulence Group Pte. Ltd., a private equity firm with investments in countries ranging from Australia to Japan, where he was responsible for the strategic direction and development of the company. In 2014, Mr. Peter Koh was appointed as the executive director and chief executive officer of Oceanus Group Limited, a land-based abalone producer listed on SGX-ST, where his responsibilities include planning the strategic direction for and development of the group.
Mr. Peter Koh was awarded a Public Service Medal from the Singapore government for commendable public service in 2014.
Toh Shih Hua
Ms. Toh Shih Hua started her career as an auditor at KPMG Peat Marwick in 1997. In 2000, she joined the investment banking corporate finance department of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited, where she was involved in various equity fund raising and mergers and acquisitions transactions. In 2002, she served as vice president at Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Singapore Branch) (now known as Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited), where she oversaw the setting up of the investment banking division, focusing on deal origination and execution. In 2004, Ms. Toh Shih Hua founded Genesis Capital Pte. Ltd., a boutique corporate finance advisory company, where she continues to serve as an executive director and oversee deal origination and has completed numerous corporate finance transactions including initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, take-overs and fund raising. In 2016, she founded TNT Global Capital Pte. Ltd., a fund management company, where she also serves as an executive director.
Ms. Toh Shih Hua is currently an independent director of Vibropower Corporation Limited, a company listed on SGX-ST. She graduated from the Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Accountancy and is currently a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.