Chief Executive Officer
Mr Tong Yew Heng
Mr Tong brings with him more than 20 years of experience from senior management positions in various industries. Prior to joining NetLink, Mr Tong was Executive Vice President, Corporate & Market Development, of Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited. Before that, he was CEO of CitySpring Infrastructure Trust.
Mr Tong graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree from the University of Strathclyde in the United Kingdom and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Nanyang Technological University. He also attended the Programme for Executive Development at the International Institute of Management Development, Switzerland and is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms Diane Chen
Ms Diane Chen is NetLink Trust’s Chief Financial Officer. She oversees the Finance function, Treasury and Corporate Finance, Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management and Sustainability, Procurement & Warehousing, and the administrative matters of Internal Audit. She is also the designated Chief Sustainability Officer.
Ms Chen has more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance, accounting, tax and business partnership, including supporting business development, M&A, commercial negotiations, and business expansions/ establishing international operations. Prior to joining NetLink, she was the CFO at SembCorp China. Before her stint in China, she was Senior Vice President heading Group Financial Planning and Analysis in SembCorp Industries. Her other roles in Singapore include, Deputy CFO at CIMC Raffles Offshore, and nine years in PWC in the areas of audit work and providing advice on accounting issues, restructuring, IPO, cross-border equity, and debt offering in PWC’s Capital Markets Group.
Ms Chen is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Executive Director (Projects)
Mr Chye Hoon Pin
Mr Chye Hoon Pin is NetLink Trust’s Executive Director (Projects). In his new role, Mr Chye will oversee all Information Technology (IT) functions, including operations, development, planning and implementation strategies for IT projects. He will focus on ensuring the successful delivery of Project Apollo and its integration into the IT functions when it goes live.
Prior to his new role, Mr Chye was NetLink Trust’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), responsible for driving organisational strategies and optimising resources for maximum value creation from January 2014 to June 2022. He brought almost 40 years of regional experience in network operations and management, information technology and phone services to NetLink Trust. He was previously the Vice President of Singtel’s IPTV Infrastructure department. During his time at Singtel, he held leadership positions across engineering, fixed voice, mobile, IP networks, broadband, satellite, submarine cables operations and IPTV & broadcast function amongst others. He also has extensive regional experience and was the Chief Executive Officer of cellular company, Pacific Bangladesh Telecom Limited from 2005 – 2007.
Mr Chye holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science (Electrical Engineering) from the National University of Singapore.
Senior director (operations)
Mr Tiong Onn Seng
Mr Tiong Onn Seng is responsible for overseeing three departments: Engineering Planning (EP), Operations, Implementation & Maintenance (OIM) and Service Provisioning (SP). Since 2009, he has been part of OpenNet’s management team and was instrumental in the completion of the nationwide rollout of the fibre optic passive infrastructure. Mr Tiong has over 30 years of experience in the telecommunicationss and cable TV industries.
Before joining OpenNet, he held leadership positions at Singapore Telecom, Singapore Cable Vision and StarHub. He was also an Electrical Engineer at the Housing & Development Board, responsible for the CATV installation and operations.
Mr Tiong has a Nanyang Executive MBA from the Business School of Nanyang Technological University. He also holds a BEng (Electrical) with honours from the National University of Singapore, a BSc in Psychology from the Central Queensland University and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Management. He is a certified Project Management Professional as well.
Director, Engineering Planning
Mr Melvin Chan
Mr Melvin Chan is responsible for the planning and enhancements to the NBN optical fibre network. He oversees the nationwide roll out of optical fibre to new homes, offices and developments, as well as the planning for various projects.
Mr Chan has over 14 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to his current role, Mr Chan held various managerial positions in the planning and deployment of networks such as DSL, IPTV and other technologies, including fibre-based networks.
Mr Chan holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Electronics Engineering) and a Master of Science (Communications Engineering) from Nanyang Technological University.
Director, Operations, Implementation & Maintenance
Mr Danny Leow
Mr Danny Leow is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the optical fibre network. He also oversees the rollout of the network to all new residential and commercial buildings.
With over 15 years of experience in the telco industry, Mr Leow had worked in different roles spanning across the globe - as Principal Consultant for Service Operations Centre at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, as Director of Radio Optimization at Globe Telecom, Philippines, as Project Director responsible for the modernization of mobile network at Globe Telecom, as Senior Manager, Singapore Telecom and Radio Quality Manager at CityCell, Bangladesh.
Mr Leow holds a Master in Business Administration in Information Technology Management from University of Leicester, UK and a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering (Communications) from University of Sheffield, UK.
Director, Service Provisioning
Mr Parry Huang
Mr Parry Huang is responsible for the service provisioning of fibre connection to end-users, customer service operations and engagement of building management.
He has 14 years of experience in the telecommunications industry where he held various managerial positions from product development to service provisioning. Before the launch of Singapore’s Nationwide Broadband Network (NBN), he was already heavily involved in the Singtel Fibre to home project during his tenure at Singtel. Mr Huang brings with him a wealth of experience in the consumer internet market to NetLink.
Mr Huang received his Bachelor of Science in Logistic from the University of Ireland, Dublin.
director, Facilities Management
Ms Cheryl Chew
Ms Cheryl Chew is responsible for the facilities management of NetLink Trust’s Central Offices and Co-Locations. Overseeing the facilities team, she ensures the smooth running of plant operations and maintenance to sustain high availability of telecommunications infrastructure - a vital environment for Requesting Licensees to house their telecom equipment.
She has more than 20 years of experience in facilities management field, overseen all aspects of facilities from planning, maintenance, project management, procurement and contract administration.
Ms Chew holds a Bachelor of Science in Facilities Management from Heriot-Watt University.
Director, Information Technology
Mr Stanley Lim
Mr Lim has over 30 years of experience in information technology. Prior to his current role, he held various positions in the air cargo, telecommunication and healthcare industry, providing strategic direction, technical architecture, and maintenance and support of IT systems, and managing diverse teams of developers, database administrators, and network and systems engineers.
Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) honours degree from King’s College London. He is certified in ITIL and CRISC, and is a member of ISACA and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.
Director, Human Resource & administration
Ms Alice Lim
Ms Alice Lim is responsible for human resource strategies and initiatives, business processes, and performance systems to support business growth. In her role, Ms Lim reviews, formulates and implements key HR policies, initiatives and processes in the areas of total reward strategy, recruitment, succession planning, organizational effectiveness and employee communications.
She brings with her over 20 years of human resources experience in the Asia-Pacific region. Ms Lim was involved in the setting up of new offices and work teams in China, India and Indonesia. She also had a stint in specialist headhunting for senior managers, executives and professionals.
Ms Lim pursued her Bachelor in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and her Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from the Singapore Institute of Management.
Director, Regulatory & Interconnect
Mr Lee Khoon Aik
Mr Lee Khoon Aik advises the company on all regulatory and interconnect matters. He oversees dealings with peer operators on interconnect and network access matters, provides guidance on regulated services agreements and works closely with the regulator on regulatory compliance and contractual matters.
Prior to his current role, Mr Lee was actively involved in regulatory/interconnect work at the Telecommunication Authority of Singapore (now known as the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore). Mr Lee also held a regulatory and interconnect position at StarHub Ltd, and a commercial role at M1 Limited.
Mr Lee received a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical), with Honors, from the National University of Singapore and his Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from the Singapore Institute of Management University (SIM).
Director, corporate planning & communications
Mr Victor Chan
Mr Victor Chan oversees the Corporate Planning and Communication department responsible for corporate communications (investor relations and public relations), corporate planning, and business continuity and crisis management functions at NetLink Trust.
Mr Chan has over 20 years of experience in the IT and Telecommunications industry. Before his current role, he was the Strategy and Business Planning Director at OpenNet, responsible for the business planning and strategic alignment of OpenNet’s commercial and operational interests. He oversaw the company’s product development and management functions, business and operations performance analysis, financial modelling and pricing, cross-functional processes, business continuity planning and risk management.
He also held various managerial positions, from sales and marketing to product development and management in listed companies such as APC, PacNet and Singtel. While at Singtel, Mr Chan was heavily involved in the bid for the Nationwide Broadband Network (NBN), leading to the successful creation of OpenNet.
Mr Chan received his Bachelor of Digital Systems from Monash University.
DIRECTOR, PRODUCTS, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & PROCESSES
Mr Widjaja Suki
Mr Widjaja Suki oversees the business development, organizational resilience, organizational efficiency and marketing communications functions at NetLink Trust. He is responsible for the management of enterprise accounts of Qualifying Person, business continuity and efficiency improvements within the organisation, as well as the implementation of marketing programmes to promote awareness of the NBN.
Mr Suki has over 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to his current role, Mr Suki was overseeing the business operations of Network Groups in Australia and Singapore for Singtel. He was also responsible for the ISO22301 certification in Business Continuity Management for the Networks Group in Singapore.
Mr Suki received his Degree in Business Administration (Honours) from the National University of Singapore and holds a Master of Marketing from the Melbourne Business School.
Ms Christine Yeo
Ms Christine Yeo oversees day-to-day Finance operations and is responsible for the financial reporting for NetLink Trust. She is involved in the review of business models and costings, development and review of business processes, financial policies and procedures; ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
Ms Yeo brings with her more than 18 years of finance experience. Prior to joining NetLink Trust, she was Head, Finance & Controlling, Asia with Adval Tech Holdings AG. She was also Financial Controller at Advanced Holdings Ltd and Finance Manager at Sunningdale Tech Ltd. Ms Yeo also spent nine years in audit firms, including Ernst & Young Singapore.
Ms Yeo holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Manchester. She is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a non-practising member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Director, Treasury and corporate finance
Mr Kelvin Chia
Mr Kelvin Chia manages the treasury and corporate finance functions of NetLink. His responsibilities include corporate development, M&A and FP&A.
Mr Chia is a corporate finance professional with over 15 years of experience in both advisory and corporate roles. He began his career in investment banking career with Macquarie Capital in 2006 before moving onto Scotia Waterous. He has extensive experience across a range of infrastructure businesses including with Senoko Energy as Controller (Debt Management and Financial Planning), and with Tower Transit as Director (Business Development and Commercial) where he led financial and investment projects for large-scale, high-profile public transport tenders across Southeast Asia and South America.
Mr Chia graduated with First Class Honors, Bachelors of Commerce, from the University of Sydney in 2005. He is a Charted Valuer and Appraiser (CVA) and a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT).
Counsel, Legal and Secretariat
Mr Lim Ke Xiu
Mr Lim Ke Xiu manages the legal and corporate secretarial functions of the company. He advises management and business units on the legal aspects of operational, strategic planning and compliance matters. His brief includes advising on contract negotiation, dispute management and corporate governance.
Prior to joining the company, Mr Lim practised for more than 10 years with some of the largest law firms in Singapore. He brings to the company extensive experience across a wide range of legal issues.
Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the National University of Singapore. He is a member of the Singapore Academy of Law and has also qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales.