Mr. Yap Boh Pin
Non-Executive and Independent Director
Mr. Yap Boh Pin was appointed to the Board as an Independent and Non-Executive Director on 1 April 2004. On 18 February 2019, Mr Yap Boh Pin was appointed the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of both the Nominating and Remuneration Committee.
Mr. Yap is currently the managing director of B.P.Y Private Limited, a firm of management consultants which provides financial planning, financial accounting, reviewing internal control systems as well as corporate secretarial services. Between July 1975 and July 1999, Mr. Yap was a senior partner at Yap Boh Pin & Co, which provided advice on auditing, taxation, liquidation and corporate restructuring matters.
In between 1975 and 2000, Mr. Yap has also held directorships in various public companies, including Singapore Land Limited, L&M Investments Limited and Pan Pacific Public Company Limited. During his appointment at these companies, Mr Yap was a member of their Executive Committee and/or Audit Committee, assisting in the evaluation and recommendation of changes to their system of internal controls as well as corporate governance.
He is also currently a director of TeleChoice International Limited, Asia Mobile Holdings Pte. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte. Ltd.) and Overseas Realty (Ceylon) Plc, a public listed company in Sri Lanka.
Beyond the corporate sector, Mr. Yap is actively involved in various non-profit, educational and social welfare organisations. He is an honorary council member of the Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan. In January 2008, Mr. Yap was appointed as Director at ACS (International) and Chairman of their Finance Committee. He was also a member of the Board of Trustees and Audit Committee of the Chinese Development Assistance Council from March 2006 to June 2018. He had also held the posts of Chairman, Finance Committee and Honorary Treasurer of Singapore Heart Foundation from July 2009 to September 2013.
Mr. Yap qualified as Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountant in England and Wales in 1966. He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Mr. Yap’s last re-appointment as a Director was on 18 February 2019.