Koh Boon Hwee

Chairman, Credence Partners Pte Ltd

Koh Boon Hwee is the Chairman of Credence Partners Pte Ltd. He sits on the GIC Investment Board. He is also the Chairman of Sunningdale Tech, Yeo Hiap Seng, Far East Orchard, Rippledot Capital Advisers, FEO Hospitality Asset Management, Agilent Technologies, AAC Technologies, and Deputy Chairman of the Securities Industry Council. He started his career in 1977 at Hewlett-Packard and rose to become its Managing Director in Singapore from 1985 to 1990. From 1991 to 2000, he was Executive Chairman of the Wuthelam Group. Mr Koh was also the Chairman of the Singapore Telecom, Singapore Airlines and DBS Bank.

Mr Koh received his Bachelor’s Degree (First Class Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, and his MBA (Distinction) from Harvard Business School. He also received an honorary doctorate from Imperial College London.

Board Of Directors

The GIC board assumes ultimate responsibility for asset allocation and performance for the total portfolio. Management executes investment strategies and regularly discusses overall portfolio performance with the GIC board.

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

The International Advisory Board provides the GIC Board, board committees and management with global and regional perspectives on geopolitical, economic and market developments. It offers advice on a range of investment-related matters, in particular, global investment trends, emerging asset classes and new growth opportunities.

Board Committees

The GIC board is supported by board committees to oversee critical areas including strategic asset allocation, investment process, risk, audit, and human resource and organizational development. We also bring in external advisors to serve on board committees, to benefit from their perspectives and ideas. These advisors, together with others, form the International Advisory Board which provides the GIC board, board committees and management with global and regional perspectives on geopolitical, economic and market developments.

ADVISOR EMERITUS

These esteemed experts and industry practitioners have contributed significantly to GIC through their past appointments on our various board committees.