New Appointments to the Building and Construction Authority Board

Friday, 31 March 2023

The Ministry of National Development (MND) has re-appointed incumbent Chairman Mr Lim Sim Seng (林森成), Senior Advisor, DBS Bank Ltd (with effect 1 April 2023), and Deputy Chairman, Er. Prof. Tan Thiam Soon (陈添顺), Institute Professor, Singapore Institute of Technology, to the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Board. Seven other board members are also reappointed, while three members are stepping down. The Board is welcoming five new members who bring with them expertise and experience from the private sectors.

The new Board will continue to play an instrumental role in guiding BCA’s policies and strategies to transform the Built Environment sector and shape a safe and liveable built environment for Singapore. All appointments are for a two-year term, with effect from 1 April 2023. The full list of BCA Board members can be found in the Annex.

New Board Members

The five new BCA Board members are:

  • Ms Ameera Ashraf
    Partner, WongPartnership LLP
  • Mr Richard Kuppusamy
    Chief Product Officer & Head, Lendlease Digital Asia
  • Mr Lee Aik Seng (李奕新)
    Managing Director, Obayashi Singapore Private Limited
  • Ms Julia Leong (梁诗薇)
    Partner, PwC Singapore
  • Mr Sathiaseelan Jagateesan
    Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP

Re-appointment of Board Members

The seven members who have been re-appointed are:

  • Ar. Angelene Chan Li Chen (陈丽君)
    Chairman, DP Architects and its Group of Companies
  • Ms Jasmin Lau (刘洁敏)
    Deputy Secretary (Policy), Ministry of Health
  • Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah (李美花)
    Group Director, Meinhardt (Singapore) Pte Ltd
  • Mr Max Loh Khum Whai (羅錦偉)
    Chartered Accountant
  • Mr Khiatani Manohar Ramesh
    Senior Executive Director, CapitaLand Investment Limited
  • Mr Wong Heang Fine (黄显辉)
    Chairman, SusDev Pte Ltd
  • Mr Kelvin Wong Wee Siong (黄伟翔)
    Chief Executive Officer, BCA

Board Members Stepping Down

Three Board members are stepping down upon completing their term of office on 31 March 2023. They are:

  • Ms Kala Anandarajah
    Partner, Rajah & Tann LLP
  • Mr Johnny Lim Chee Hwa (林志华)
  • Mr Mohamad Saiful Bin Saroni
    Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

MND and BCA welcome all new Board members and would like to extend our deepest appreciation to the outgoing members for their guidance, invaluable service and contributions.

Annex: BCA Board Members (From 1 April 2023 to 32 March 2025)

Download PDF Version of the Media Release here

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