Peter Chay Fook Yuen

Non-Executive and Lead Independent Director

First appointment as Director
11 June 2019

Appointment as Lead Independent Director
29 April 2021

Last re-election as Director
29 April 2022
Will be seeking re-election at the 2024 Annual General Meeting

Board committees

  • Audit Committee (Chairman)
  • Remuneration Committee (Chairman)
  • Hong Leong Finance Share Option Scheme 2001 Committee (Chairman)
  • Board Risk Committee (Member)
  • Nominating Committee (Member)

Present directorships in other listed companies and principal commitments

Other appointments

Past directorships in other listed companies and principal commitments held in the preceding three years

Peter Chay Fook Yuen

Non-Executive and Lead Independent Director

Mr Chay has over 30 years of experience in auditing and advisory work across various industries, primarily in real estate, financial institutions and healthcare, and specific experience in corporate restructuring, insolvency and corporate finance related work.

He retired from the Company’s current audit firm, KPMG LLP in September 2017. At the time of his retirement, he was the Deputy Managing Partner, a position he held since 2010. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Managing Partner, he was the Head of Financial Advisory Services (2005 to 2009) and had direct oversight responsibility over services provided by various business units including restructuring, merger and acquisition, transaction advisory services and forensic accounting. During the preceding years prior to his retirement from KPMG LLP, he was particularly active in the provision of corporate restructuring and insolvency services, acting as liquidator, receiver and manager and judicial manager on a number of engagements.

Mr Chay graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting, Finance and Systems from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

The Lead Independent Director, Mr Peter Chay is available to shareholders should they have any concern and for which approaches through the normal communication channels of the Board Chairman/Managing Director or the President or the Chief Financial Officer have failed to resolve or are inappropriate or inadequate. Mr Chay may be contacted here.

Information as at 4 March 2024