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Our Management

Chief Executive Officer
Mr Tong Yew Heng
Mr Tong Yew Heng is the Chief Executive Officer of NetLink Trust. He is responsible for the overall leadership and performance of the company.

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 Operating Officer
Mr Nicholas Yoong Swie Leong

Mr Nicholas Yoong is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of NetLink Trust. He is responsible for overseeing the business operations and developing organisational strategies and practices with a view to improving efficiency and productivity.

Mr Yoong has over 20 years of management experience at CEO, COO, CFO, and Board levels. He also has extensive international experience managing business transformation, reorganisation and turnaround assignments having worked in Southeast Asia and Europe for over ten years respectively.

Prior to joining NetLink, Mr Yoong was Chief Global Business Officer at NR Instant Produce Public Company Limited and CEO at Intraco Limited. Other positions previously held include COO at Taylor’s Education, Executive Director (Transaction Advisory Services) at a Big 4 Firm and Director at Kroll.

Mr Yoong graduated with a Bachelor of Accounting degree from University of Malaya, a Masters (International Relations) from University of Cambridge and an MBA from University of Warwick.  He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

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 Outside Plant Operations and this spans across three departments - Engineering Planning (EP), Operations, Implementation & Maintenance (OIM) and Service Provisioning (SP). Since 2009, he has been part of the OpenNet and subsequently, NetLink 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 telecommunications and cable TV industries. He started his career as an Electrical Engineer at the Housing & Development Board, responsible for the CATV installation and operations.  Prior to his current role at NetLink, he held leadership positions at Singapore Telecom, Singapore Cable Vision and StarHub. 

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, Facilities Management
Mr Melvin Chan
As the Director of Facilities Management, Mr Chan is responsible for the management of NetLink Trust’s Central Offices and Co-locations. Overseeing the facilities team, he 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. He will manage all aspects of facilities from planning, maintenance, project management to implementation.

Mr Chan has over 20 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. He has played a key role in the implementation of the Nationwide Broadband Network (NBN) in Singapore.

Mr Chan holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Electronics Engineering) and a Master of Science (Communications Engineering) from Nanyang Technological University.
Director, Engineering Planning
Mr Danny Leow
Mr Danny Leow is responsible for the planning and enhancements to the NBN optical fibre network. He oversees the planning and nationwide roll out of optical fibre to new homes, offices and developments.
With over 20 years of global experience in the telecommunications industry, Mr Leow held various key positions previously - Director of Operations, Implementation & Maintenance (OIM) at NetLink, Principal Consultant for Service Operations Centre at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Director of Radio Optimisation at Globe Telecom (Philippines), Project Director responsible for the modernisation of mobile network at Globe Telecom, Senior Manager at Singapore Telecom and Radio Quality Manager at CityCell (Bangladesh). 

Mr Leow holds a Master of Business Administration in Information Technology Management from University of Leicester, UK and a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering (Communications) with honours from University of Sheffield, UK.
Director, Operations, Implementation and Maintenance
Mr Parry Huang
Mr Parry Huang is responsible for the Operations, Implementation and Maintenance of the fibre network, and this comprises the roll-out of fibre to new developments and the maintenance of existing services. 

He has over 15 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 Fibre-To-The-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 Logistics from the University of Ireland, Dublin.
Director, Human Resource & Administration
Ms Geraldine Yeoh

Ms Geraldine Yeoh is responsible for human resource strategies and initiatives, business processes, and performance systems to support business growth. In her role, Ms Yeoh reviews, formulates, and implements key HR policies, initiatives, and processes in the areas of total reward strategy, recruitment, succession planning, organisational effectiveness and employee communications.

She has over 20 years of human resource experience. Prior to her current role, she held various managerial positions in the marine industry. Ms Yeoh was involved in setting up of new human resource work teams with the companies she joined.

Ms Yeoh pursued her Bachelor in Business with Griffith University, Australia.

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 Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (Next Gen NBN), leading to the successful creation of OpenNet.

Mr Chan received his Bachelor of Digital Systems from Monash University.

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 organization, as well as the implementation of marketing programmes to promote awareness of the Next Gen 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.

Financial Controller
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.

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NetLink Trust designs, builds, owns and operates the fibre network infrastructure which is the foundation of Singapore’s Nationwide Broadband Network.



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