TAN PONG TYEA
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr Tan Pong Tyea became the Chairman and CEO of Falcon Energy Group in May 2006 after Ruben Capital Ventures Limited bought over the majority stake in the company. Currently, he is also the Managing Director of Oilfield Services Company Ltd (OSCL).
His focus now is to explore and develop potential businesses related to the oil and gas industry in order to further the Group’s business objectives.
He was the founder of the OSCL Group, which originated in 1983 when he ventured into the offshore marine services industry, particularly the business of owning, managing, operating and chartering out offshore support vessels to customers in the oil and gas industry. Mr Tan is also the Non-Executive Chairman of CH Offshore Ltd. He has more than 25 years’ experiences servicing the oil companies and major contractors throughout the region. He holds a Master in Management Studies from Durham University, United Kingdom.
NEO CHIN LEE
Chief Operating Office and Executive Director
Mr Neo Chin Lee was appointed as Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Falcon Energy Group in June 2008 and is currently in charge of overseeing the business and operations of the Marine Division.
With over 30 years’ experience in the offshore marine industry, he is currently a director cum Chief Executive Officer of Asetanian Marine Pte Ltd. Mr Neo is a Non-Executive Director of CH Offshore Ltd. He graduated in Nautical Studies from Singapore Polytechnic and also holds a Higher Nautical Diploma from Liverpool Polytechnic, United Kingdom.
Mr Cai Wenxing was appointed as Executive Director in July 2006. He is responsible for overseeing the business operations of the Oilfield Services, Oilfield Projects and Drilling Services Divisions for Falcon Energy Group Limited. His role includes the exploration of new business opportunities and expansion worldwide.
He is currently CEO of Terasa-Star International Shipping Pte Ltd, Longzhu Oilfield Services (S) Pte Ltd and CDS Oilfield Services Pte Ltd. With more than 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, he holds a Bachelor Degree from the South China Normal University.
LIEN KAIT LONG
Non-Executive and Lead Independent Director
Mr Lien Kait Long was appointed as an Independent Director of Falcon Energy Group Limited in October 2004 and is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee. He has extensive experience in accounting and finance, corporate management and business investments.
He has held a number of senior management positions and executive directorships in various public and private corporations in Singapore, Hong Kong and China. Currently, he serves as an independent director on the boards of several Singapore and Chinese companies listed on the Singapore Exchange.
These listed companies are from diverse industries including manufacturing, telecommunications, offshore and marine, oil and gas service provider, stockist cum trading, textile and packaging.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Nanyang University, and is a fellow member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore and Certified Public Accountants Australia.
MOHAN RAJ S/O CHARLES ABRAHAM
Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director
Mr Mohan Raj s/o Charles Abraham was appointed a Director of Falcon Energy Group Limited in July 2006 and re-designated as a Non-Independent Director on 4 August 2008. Currently, he is practising as an advocate and solicitor with special emphasis in the fields of company, commercial and revenue laws. He has spent more than 20 years in the legal profession and before that, nine years as a tax practitioner in the accounting profession in England and Singapore.
He has sat on several boards of listed and private companies in Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines and Malaysia. He read law at Lincoln’s Inn in London, United Kingdom and also holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the National University of Singapore.
CHAN GUAN NGANG, CHRISTOPHER
Non-Executive and Independent Director
Mr Chan Guan Ngang, Christopher was appointed an Independent and Non-Executive Director of Falcon Energy Group Limited in June 2012. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee, and a member of the Audit Committee.
He started his career in the civil service and later, spent 25 years in the banking industry. His banking career involved stints at Chartered Bank (now known as Standard Chartered Bank) and later, the Overseas Union Bank with his last appointment as a Vice President.
Mr Chan is a member of the Mount Alvernia Hospital’s Audit & Risk Management Committee, an appointment he held since 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences, majoring in Economics from the University of Singapore (now known as National University of Singapore).
TAN SOOH WHYE
Ms Tan Sooh Whye was appointed as Alternate Director to Mr Tan Pong Tyea in July 2006. She is currently a director of Asetanian Marine Pte Ltd and Ruben Capital Venture Ltd. She is responsible for the treasury, administrative and human resource for Asetanian Marine Pte Ltd and has been with the company for over 20 years.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and also holds a Diploma in Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada.
Ms Cai Wenting was appointed as Alternate Director to Mr Cai Wenxing in July 2006. She is currently a director of Terasa-Star International Shipping Pte Ltd and Longzhu Oilfield Services (S) Pte Ltd, where she is responsible for the business operations and profitability.
She graduated with a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Australia, Adelaide.