Mr Kevin Kwok
Non-Executive and Independent Director
Mr Kwok has served as a director on the SGX board since 20 September 2012.
Mr Kwok was a Senior Partner of Ernst & Young LLP in Singapore and retired recently after 35 years with the firm. He headed up the firm's Assurance Services in Singapore and ASEAN.
In his 35 years with the firm, he has had broad experience in audits, M&A activities, public listings and other fund-raising activities. He has been involved in the audits and M&A work of various companies in the UK, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and the People's Republic of China. He has also previously been involved in the Initial Public Offerings of numerous companies on the SGX.
His audit and business advisory experience covers airlines and related support companies, high-tech manufacturing, property development, hotel and leisure, retail, F&B, telecommunications infrastructure as well as service provision, and shipping companies. His clients have included various large MNCs as well as many of the largest listed companies in Singapore.
Mr Kwok graduated from the University of Sheffield (United Kingdom) with a Bachelor of Arts degree (Second Class Upper Honours, with dual honours in Economics and Accounting & Financial Management) in 1977.
He is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Chartered Accountants. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, and a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Fellow of the Chartered Malaysian Institute of Taxation. He is also a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors as well as a Governing Council Member.
Mr Kwok was a member of the Audit Committee Guidance Committee which published the Guidebook for Audit Committees in Singapore in 2008. He is currently a member of the Accounting Standards Council.
He is also a Director on the Boards of Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust Management Ltd, NTUC Eldercare Co-operative Limited, NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited and Wheelock Properties (Singapore) Ltd.
Mr Kwok was last re-elected as a director at the Annual General Meeting on 23 September 2015.