Mr Ng Kok Song
Non-Executive and Independent Director
Mr Ng joined the SGX board on 19 September 2013.
Mr Ng is the Founding Partner and Chairman of Avanda Investment Management Pte Ltd.
Mr Ng retired as Group Chief Investment Officer of GIC Pte Ltd (GIC) in February 2013 after a 42-year career in the investment management of Singapore’s foreign reserves. Before joining GIC in 1986, Mr Ng was at the Ministry of Finance (1970‐71) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) (1972‐1986). The Singapore government awarded him the Meritorious Service Aware in 2012.
Mr Ng was the founding Chairman of the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX) in 1983-87, now incorporated into the Singapore Exchange. For his contribution to the global futures industry, the Futures Industry Association (FIA) inducted him into the Futures Hall of Fame in 2009. He has been the founding Chairman of the Wealth Management Institute since 2003 and serves on the Singapore Capital Markets Committee of MAS. He is currently on the Board of Directors of Makena Capital Management LLC, a USA based investment management company. He is also on the global advisory board of PIMCO.
Mr Ng graduated in Physics from the University of Singapore (1970) and in Management from Stanford University (1980).
Mr Ng was last re-elected as a director at the Annual General Meeting on 23 September 2015.