Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Khoo Song Koon
Non-Executive Chairman and Independent Director

Mr. Khoo was appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman on 1st of January 2021. Before his current appointment, he was first appointed as an Independent Director of Nippecraft Limited on 27th of February 2015 and assumed the role as the Lead Independent Director on 26th of October 2016. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of both Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mr. Khoo is currently the Executive Director of JKhoo Consultancy Pte. Ltd. He is also an Independent Director of XMH Holdings Ltd.

Mr. Khoo started his career in one of the internationally recognised accounting firm before moving on to a boutique corporate advisory firm. He has over 20 years of professional experience in various corporate advisory work, including corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions as well as dispute resolutions.

Mr. Khoo holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. He is both a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia. He is also an associate of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

Raja Hayat
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Hayat was re-designated as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 1st of March 2022. He was appointed as the Executive Director and Interim Chief Executive Officer from 1st January 2021 to 28th February 2022. He joined the Group as the Managing Director of Collins Debden Limited on 19th of June 2017.

Mr. Hayat has extensive retail management experience of more than 30 years in the UK and Internationally. He worked for Optical Express from 1995 to 2004 as a Regional Manager. 

He left and joined Vision Express as the Regional Manager for one year before returning to Optical Express where he worked as the Regional Director from 2005 to 2008. From 2008 to 2010 he joined Alshaya Group in Kuwait and managed operations of six countries in the Middle East. From 2010 to 2017, Mr. Hayat worked as the Divisional Director for the Change Group, a retail foreign exchange company, where he was responsible for northern Europe and the USA.

Mr. Hayat holds a General Cambridge Examination Advance Level Certificate.

Chan Cheng Fei
Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Chan was appointed as an Executive Director on 1st of January 2021. He joined the Group as the Managing Director of Paperich Pte Ltd on 6th of June 2018 and was subsequently appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Nippecraft Limited on 29th of June 2018. He has direct oversight of the functions of treasury, financial reporting and control, risk management, tax and compliance matter of the Group.

Prior to joining Nippecraft Limited, Mr. Chan has served more than 20 years in both corporate and operational finance roles in companies listed on the Singapore Exchange.

Mr. Chan obtained both his Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore and an associate member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

Chow Wai San
Independent Director

Mr. Chow was appointed as an Independent Director of Nippecraft Limited on 26th of October 2016. He is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of both Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.

Mr. Chow is currently the Managing Director of Aquifer Consulting Pte Ltd, a corporate advisory firm. He is also an Independent Director of Universal Resource and Services Limited.

He started his career in one of the big four accounting firms before moving on to a boutique corporate advisory firm. He has over 20 years of professional experience in various corporate advisory work, including cross-border corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions as well as litigation consultancy and support.

Mr. Chow holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore and went on to successfully complete the Chartered Financial Analyst program, an international professional credential program for finance and investment professionals, offered by the CFA Institute, USA. He is a member of both the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia.  He is also an associate member of the Singapore Institute of Directors..

Raymond Lam Kuo Wei
Independent Director

Mr. Lam was appointed as an Independent Director of Nippecraft Limited on 31th of July 2021. He is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

Mr. Lam is a lawyer at Drew & Napier LLC and is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Drew Network Asia and Head of Business Development. He is also an Independent Director of XMH Holdings Ltd.

Mr. Lam graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB). He was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2002 and admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales in 2008. He is a Notary Public and a Commissioner for Oaths. Mr Lam is a Fellow of the Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore and is currently the Chairman of its Management Council. He is also an associate member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

 
 
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