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 the consolidation of various properties within the Labour Movement and the landmark acquisition of Jurong Point in 2017. Mr Poh also holds the appointment as the Deputy CEO and CFO in Singapore Labour Foundation and sits on several boards including SLF subsidiaries.

MS TAN SER JOO

Managing Director, Commercial

Ms Tan is the Managing Director, Commercial. She oversees the group asset strategy and has responsibility in the growth and performance of the retail and office portfolio.

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 & Strategic Development & CFO

Ms Loke is the Managing Director, Finance & Strategic Development and the Chief Financial Officer. She has responsibility for the strategic planning, managing and running of core corporate functions, including financial accounting and reporting, treasury, risk management, legal, and compliance.

Ms Loke has over 20 years of experience in business development, investment, capital markets, corporate finance and accounting. Before Mercatus, Huey Teng was the Chief Financial Officer of Mapletree Commercial Trust Management. She had served in different roles within the Mapletree Group since she joined in May 2004 and was responsible for the public listing of 2 other Mapletree REITs. Prior to Mapletree, Huey Teng was with the PSA Corporation and was involved in international business development.

MR RAJAT MITTAL

Chief Digital & Technology Officer

Mr Mittal is the Managing Director, Digital & Technology. He is responsible in leading the organisation’s technological development and digital strategy.

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.

MR TEO YUNG FUNG

Managing Director, Investment

Mr Teo is the Managing Director, Investment. He is responsible in managing the organisation’s investment portfolio.

Mr Teo has more than 20 years of investment experience and was with NTUC Income in the last ten years overseeing the private equity and real estate investment portfolios. He led the respective investment teams there in executing and managing various investment strategies, including setting up NTUC Income’s overseas real estate investment fund program and evaluating new alternative investment asset classes. Prior to joining NTUC Income, he was with Temasek Holdings with responsibilities in private equity fund investments. He also spent ten years in Rothschild Group raising and managing various private equity investment funds. He is a CFA charterholder.

MS SYNNETTE NG

Director, Human Resources

Ms Ng is the Director, Human Resources. She is responsible for human capital management and leadership development for the workforce.

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 on the Asia Pacific leadership team of Diageo Global Travel Retail 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

Director, Asset Management

Ms Chia is the Director, Asset Management. She is responsible for retail asset performance and oversees the portfolio marketing and portfolio leasing functions.

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.