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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
  • Member of Sustainability Committee

Mr Hee Theng Fong is a full-time independent arbitrator and mediator with The Arbitration Chambers.

Prior to his current appointment, he was a consultant at Harry Elias Partnership LLP since 2014. He served as Senior Partner at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP from May 2011 to June 2014, and Partner at Khattar Wong LLP from June 2008 to April 2011. 

With over four decades of legal experience, Mr Hee has handled more than 200 cases in civil litigation and international arbitration as lead counsel or arbitrator. Mr Hee is also a Specialist Mediator (China) and Ambassador of Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC), as well as 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 Deputy Chairman of Singapore Medishield Life Council and a board member of the Singapore Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board. He is a member of the Advisory Committee for “China Ready Programme” under the Ministry of Law as well as a member of the Singapore-China Joint Experts Team formed by the Singapore Ministry of Law and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade. He is also a director of several listed companies. 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 Workshop. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.