Key Management

Key Management

MR DAVID POH

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Poh is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Mercatus in 2017. Prior to the appointment, Mr Poh served on the Mercatus Board and played a key role in the setup of Mercatus since 2011, including consolidation of NTUC Fairprice retail properties and the landmark acquisition of Jurong Point in 2017. Mr Poh also holds the appointment as the CFO and Deputy CEO in Singapore Labour Foundation and sits on several boards including One Marina Property Services and SLF Properties. Prior to joining the labour movement, Mr Poh has accumulated 12 years of experience in the private sector, in the service and real estate industries.

MS TAN SER JOO

Managing Director, Retail

Ms Tan has over 25 years of real estate experience including property investment, asset management, property development, property management, leasing, marketing and property taxation and valuation. Having worked in Singapore and China, Ms Tan has held various senior positions including CEO of APM Property Management Pte Ltd, Executive director and Head of Investment & Asset Management of the trustee-manager of Perennial China Retail Trust and the Senior Vice President, Investment & Asset Management of Perennial Real Estate Pte Ltd. Prior to that, she was the Head of Investment & Asset Management and Senior Vice President of CapitaMalls Asia Limited and the Investment Manager of CapitaMall Trust Management Limited.

MS LOKE HUEY TENG

Managing Director, Finance & Corporate Development & CFO

Ms Loke has over 18 years of experience in business development, investment, capital markets, corporate finance and accounting. Before Mercatus, Ms Loke served in different roles within the Mapletree Group since May 2004, including the CFO of Mapletree Commercial Trust Management and CFO of Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd. She was responsible for the public listing of two Mapletree REITs. Prior to Mapletree, Ms Loke was with the PSA Corporation and was involved in international business development.

MR RAJAT MITTAL

Chief Digital & Technology Officer

Mr Mittal has 18 years of experience in delivering digital outcomes for organisations, across advanced markets and fast growing economies, including his previous role as the Digital Transformation Director with Cisco Systems. In the eight years with Cisco, he has worked with government bodies, infrastructure operators, and real estate companies in developing models and solutions for smart buildings, smart cities, Internet-of-Things and industry ecosystem. Prior to Cisco Systems, Rajat led the business transformation and business development in Wipro Consulting for 11 years.

MS SYNNETTE NG

Head, Human Resource

Ms Ng has over 15 years of HR experience in talent management, change leadership, organisation effectiveness, leadership development, and workforce engagement. Prior to Mercatus, Ms Ng was with Diageo Global Travel Retail where she sat on the Asia Pacific leadership team and led the HR strategies for both Asia commercial teams and global functions. In FedEx Express, she was the business partner to Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia markets. She has also held the position of the Asia Pacific Senior Industrial Psychologist in FedEx Express where she was responsible for the development and delivery of organisational development outcomes.

MS ELLINA CHIA

Head, Asset Strategy, Retail

Ms Chia has accumulated 22 years of real estate experience, in lease administration, investment and asset management. Prior to joining Mercatus, Ellina was the Vice President of Asset Management with CapitaLand where she was responsible for overall asset performance and notably developed the One-North Star Vista project. During her tenure with CapitaLand, she held various positions including planning and reporting of REIT and non-REIT Singapore assets. She was also seconded to Lend Lease Japan for 18 months to work on the acquisition of non-performing loans.