The Management Team
Mr Goh Toh Sim
Mr Goh Toh Sim is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the REIT Manager
Mr Goh has over 20 years of experience in the management of industrial parks, real estate development and business management in China. Prior to joining the Manager, he was the Chief Representative in China for Keppel Corporation Limited where he was responsible for government relations and business development. Prior to joining Keppel Corporation and from July 2006 to November 2009, Mr Goh was the chief executive officer of Evergro Properties Limited, a real estate developer in Tianjin, Jiangyin and Changzhou, where he was responsible for the general management of the company, including setting of strategies, land and project acquisitions and property development.
Mr Goh also served as the CEO of Ascendas (China) Pte Ltd from January 2004 to June 2006, where he was responsible for developing and managing Ascendas' businesses in China. He initiated the development of Ascendas' businesses in several cities in China including Shanghai, Hangzhou, Dalian, Xian, and Nanjing. From August 1994 to December 2003, he was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park Development Group Co., Ltd. (formerly known as China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park Development Co., Ltd.) where he was responsible for infrastructure development, finance and government relations.
Mr Goh holds a Diplôme d' Ingénieur (French engineering degree which is equivalent to a Master's degree) in Telecommunications from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Paris, France, and a Master of Business Administration from Insead, Fontainebleau, France.
Mr Johnnie Tng Chin Hwee
Mr. Johnnie Tng Chin Hwee joined EC World REIT as its Chief Financial Officer on 1 Jan 2017. He has more than 25 years of wide-ranging financial experience where he has held various senior finance roles. Mr. Tng’s early career was with the Monetary Authority of Singapore, SBC Warburg and Nomura. Thereafter, he held senior management positions in SilkRoute Holdings and Freight Link Express Holdings (following a takeover of the listed company). He then joined RGM International, a resource-based Indonesian conglomerate, as Vice President of Corporate Finance, where, among others, he oversaw several global mergers and acquisitions and fund-raising for the construction of a refining plant in China. In 2006, he joined Ascendas where he was concurrently the CFO of Ascendas India, Ascendas India Trust and Ascendas India Funds. He played an instrumental role in the successful listing of Ascendas India Trust on the SGX-ST and managed all the fund raising exercises of the trust/funds. He later held Group CFO positions at Keppel REIT and Ying Li International Real Estate.
Mr. Tng holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree (Honours) from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore.
Mr Jinbo Li
Mr. Jinbo Li is responsible for corporate development activities for EC World REIT including acquisitions, divestments as well as asset management. Mr Li also serves as the main contact point between the REIT Manager and the investment community focusing on maintaining and strengthening relationships with institutional, retail investors as well as research analysts and media.
Prior to joining the Manager in January 2017, Mr Li worked as an investment banker with Deutsche Bank and Standard Chartered. During his corporate advisory career, he advised clients across different industries on a multitude of capital raising and M&A transactions with a focus on real estate and REITs sector. He started his career with Citigroup in Singapore.
Mr Li graduated from National University of Singapore with a degree (Honours) in Industrial & Systems Engineering.
Mr Wang Feng
Wang Feng is currently heading the risk management and compliance function of the Manager. He is responsible for internal audit, risk management and compliance with requirements under the Securities and Futures Act and the Code on Collective Investment Schemes for EC World REIT and the Manager, and advising the Manager on its risk management and compliance processes.
Prior to joining the Manager, Mr Wang was an Audit Manager with KPMG Singapore. He spent over 5 years at KPMG providing audit and review services to many multi-national corporations listed in Singapore and overseas exchanges. Mr. Wang has in-depth knowledge on key corporate reporting issues such as valuation, lease and revenue recognition in construction, shipping and freight forwarders, offshore oil and gas segment, health and aviation industry. In addition, Mr. Wang had more than 12 years’ experience as a project manager in real estate development industry before joining KPMG.
Mr Wang is currently a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in United Kingdom and a member of Chartered Accountants in Singapore.