Key Management

Key Management

MS TAN SER JOO

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 1 July 2020, Ms Tan leads the senior leadership team in Mercatus to achieve its long term and sustainable growth objectives. Ms Tan joined Mercatus in 2016 and was most recently Managing Director, Commercial of Mercatus where she oversaw and led the asset enhancements initiatives, growth and operations of Mercatus’ retail and office portfolios. In her role, Ms Tan had also scaled up the core capabilities of the asset and property management teams. She 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 has responsibility for the strategic planning, managing and running of core corporate functions, including financial reporting, treasury, risk management, legal, compliance and corporate communications. Ms Loke has over 20 years of experience in business development, investment, capital markets, corporate finance and accounting. Before Mercatus, she 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 two other Mapletree REITs. Prior to Mapletree, Ms Loke was with the PSA Corporation, and involved in international business development.

MR RAJAT MITTAL

Managing Director, Digital & Technology

Mr Mittal is responsible for leading the organisation’s digital strategy and technology development. He has over two decades of experience delivering digital outcomes for organisations across advanced markets and emerging economies. In his previous role as the Digital Transformation Director at Cisco Systems, Mr Mittal worked with government bodies, infrastructure operators, and private sector organisations in developing new digital platforms, business models and industry ecosystems. Prior to his eight-year stint at Cisco Systems, he led consulting in areas of Product Strategy and Business Development for Wipro Technologies.

MR TEO YUNG FUNG

Managing Director, Investment

Mr Teo is the Managing Director, Investment. He is responsible for overseeing the investment function and managing the performance and growth of the investment portfolio. Mr Teo has close to 25 years of investment experience. During which, he oversaw the private equity and real estate investment portfolios at NTUC Income for more than 10 years, leading the respective investment teams in executing and managing various investment strategies. Prior to joining NTUC Income, he was with Temasek Holdings, holding responsibilities in private equity fund investments. He was also with Rothschild Group, raising and managing various private equity investment funds. Mr Teo is a CFA® charterholder.

MS ANNIE LEE

Managing Director, Commercial

Ms Lee oversees the group asset strategy, and is responsible for the growth and performance of the retail and office portfolios. She has over 22 years of real estate experience, with strong expertise in leasing, retail planning, asset management and property management. Before joining Mercatus, Ms Lee was Deputy CEO (Singapore) of Perennial Real Estate Holdings Pte Ltd where she oversaw the operations of Perennial’s business in Singapore, which included the planning and implementation of policies, initiatives and operational systems. She was also involved in acquisitions, divestments, strategic development as well as overseas projects in Malaysia and Myanmar. Prior to that, Ms Lee was Vice President, Asset Management of GIC Real Estate Pte Ltd and also Head of Leasing (Singapore) of CapitaLand Retail Limited, where she was seconded to VivoCity as Senior Development Manager for more than two and a half years.

MS ELLINA CHIA

Director, Asset Management

Ms Chia is responsible for preserving and improving the long term performance of properties through developing asset business plans and asset enhancement works for the retail and office portfolio. She has accumulated more than 23 years of real estate experience in lease administration, investment and asset management. Prior to joining Mercatus, she was the Vice President of Asset Management with CapitaLand where she was responsible for the overall asset performance, and development of One-North Star Vista project. During her tenure with CapitaLand, Ms Chia held various positions, including planning and managing of REIT and non-REIT Singapore assets. She was also stationed in Japan for three years to manage a private retail fund, including a secondment to Lendlease Japan for 18 months to work on the acquisition of nonperforming loans.

MS FRANCES SEETOH

Director, Finance

Ms Seetoh is responsible for financial and management accounting, consolidation, reporting and analysis for Mercatus Group of companies, joint ventures and third-party real estate portfolio. She has over 20 years of financial management experience, including financial and treasury operation management, reporting and analysis and strategic business planning. During her career, she has led business setups, transformations and integrations. Prior to joining Mercatus, Ms Seetoh was the Vice President, Business Planning and Analysis of Singapore Stock Exchange Limited.

MS JUNE ANG

Director, Retail Management

Ms Ang is responsible for the operational efficiency of the retail portfolio, which include overseeing the leasing, marketing communications and facilities management functions as well as the malls’ management team. Ms Ang has over 15 years of experience in real estate management with CapitaLand. She was seconded to China and India for two and a half years to set up new structure and processes for operating teams. In the last three years, she led the teams at Plaza Singapura and Atrium@Orchard in her role as the Vice President to complete asset enhancement and project development works.

MS SYNNETTE NG

Director, Human Resources

Ms Ng is responsible for human capital management and leadership development for the workforce. Ms Ng has over 15 years of Human Resources (HR) experience in talent management, change leadership, organisation effectiveness, leadership development, and workforce engagement. Prior to Mercatus, Ms Ng was on the Asia Pacific leadership team of Diageo Global Travel Retail and led the HR strategies for both Asia commercial teams and global functions. During her earlier tenure at FedEx Express, she was the business partner to Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia markets. She also held the position of Asia Pacific Senior Industrial Psychologist, and was responsible for the development and delivery of organisational development outcomes.