Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours), National University of Singapore; Master of Business Administration and PhD in Business Administration, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Professor Neo Boon Siong was appointed to the Board on 2 May 2012. An independent and non-executive Director, he is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Board Risk Committee.
Prof Neo is Chairman of k1 Ventures Ltd, the Nanyang Executive Education and is former Dean of the Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He has also taught at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in the National University of Singapore (NUS) from 2006 to 2010, and is a Fellow of the Civil Service College and the Centre for Liveable Cities. He was the founder Director of the Information Management Research Centre (IMARC) in NTU and the Asia Competitiveness Institute in NUS. He currently serves as Director on the Boards of OUE REIT/Trust Management Pte Ltd, and J Lauritzen Singapore.
He received a Public Administration Medal (Silver) from the President of the Republic of Singapore in the 1999 National Day Honours Awards. He is the lead author of a new book on Dynamic Governance: Embedding Culture, Capabilities and Change which was published and launched by Singapore's President SR Nathan in July 2007.
Prof Neo is a Chartered Accountant (Singapore) and has completed executive programs at the Harvard Business School, Sloan School of Management, MIT, and Cornell Hotel School. Prior to joining the University, he held professional and management positions in Hewlett-Packard and Shell Petroleum companies in Singapore.
Over the past thirty years, Prof Neo has had varied experience in accounting and finance, information systems, strategy, research, business advisory and consultancy, management education, and corporate governance. He is a leading expert in public sector governance, business strategy, process management and organisational change. He has advised many major corporations, facilitated strategy workshops, and led management development programs for government leaders and global enterprises. He has also participated as a speaker and panelist in many international forums and workshops.