MR PATRICK CHEE
TECK KWONG, PBM
Lead Independent Director
Mr Patrick Chee was appointed to the Board on 20 November 2018. Mr Chee currently chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of our Audit, Nominating and Risk Committees.
Mr Chee holds a Bachelor of Law (Hons) from the National University of Singapore. He is an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. He has been in private legal practice since 1980. He is now a Senior Legal Consultant with Withers KhattarWong LLP, an international law firm. His areas of practice are corporate and commercial matters, banking and finance, cross-border joint ventures and investments, mergers and acquisitions and listing of companies. He has advised on property law and has handled several landmark development projects in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and China. He also conducts civil litigation and arbitration proceedings. He had initiated and was instrumental to the setting up of a full licensed KhattarWong’s law practice in Vietnam.
Mr Chee is a Notary Public and a Commissioner for Oaths. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and the Singapore Institute of Directors. He had served several years in the sub-committees of the National Crime Prevention Council and worked with the National Productivity Board in developing and seeing the successful launch of some well-known franchisees in Singapore in the early 1990s. From 2002 to 2013, Mr Chee was the Organising Chairman of the “National Street Soccer League – Lee Hsien Loong Challenge Trophy”.
Mr Chee is currently an Independent Director of China International Holdings Limited and Hai Leck Holdings Limited, both listed on the Main Board of the SGX-ST and MeGroup Ltd, a company listed on the Catalist of the SGX-ST.
He is also the Honorary Legal Advisor to Hospitality Purchasing Association Singapore, several big clans and trade associations in Singapore. Mr Chee is the recipient of the National Day Awards 2003 – “The Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat)” from the President of the Republic of Singapore.