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Hee Theng Fong

Independent Director
  • Appointed on 24 April 2019
  • Chairman of Risk Management Committee
  • Member of Audit Committee
  • Member of Remuneration Committee

Mr Hee Theng Fong is a consultant at Eversheds Harry Elias and a senior lawyer in Singapore with over 30 years of experience. He holds directorships in several listed companies including Yanlord Land Group Limited, Straco Corporation Limited, Tye Soon Limited, China Jinjiang Environment Holding Company Limited, APAC Realty Limited and Haidilao International Holding Ltd.

Prior to joining Eversheds Harry Elias, Mr Hee was a Senior Partner at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP from May 2011 to June 2014 and a Partner at Khattar Wong LLP from June 2008 to April 2011.

Mr Hee has handled over a hundred cases in civil litigation and international arbitration as lead counsel and presiding arbitrator. Many of these cases have been reported and referred to in the Singapore Law Report, text books and various legal journals. Mr Hee is a Specialist Mediator (China) and Ambassador of Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC). He is also an accredited Mediator of Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC).

Mr Hee has written many awards in both English and Chinese in international arbitration cases in SIAC, CIETAC, HKIAC and ICC. He is a regular speaker at seminars on Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance organised by the Singapore Institute of Directors and the Singapore Exchange Ltd.

He also serves as the Chairman of the Citizenship Committee of Inquiry of Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore, the Deputy Chairman of Singapore Medishield Life Council and a director of Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre. Mr Hee was awarded the Public Service Medal (BBM) in 2015 and appointed as a Justice of the Peace (JP) in April 2018.

Mr Hee holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons) from the National University of Singapore and a Diploma in PRC Law from the Suzhou University, China. He was trained at Harvard Law School in Advanced Mediation. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.