About The Managers

FEO Hospitality Asset Management Pte Ltd and FEO Hospitality Trust Management Pte Ltd are the managers of
Far East H-REIT and Far East H-BT respectively. Both are 67.0% owned by FEO Asset Management Pte Ltd, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Far East Organization Centre Pte Ltd and 33.0% owned by Far East Orchard Limited, which is majority-owned by Far East Organization Pte Ltd.

Mr Wee Kheng Jin

Chairman and Non-Executive Director

REIT Manager Board

Trustee-Manager Board


Member of the Remuneration Committee of the REIT Manager

Mr Wee Kheng Jin was appointed as a Director of the REIT Manager Board and Trustee-Manager Board in January 2011 and July 2012 respectively. He was appointed Deputy Chairman in February 2017 and subsequently as Chairman in July 2018.

Mr Wee has extensive finance experience in a variety of industries including banking, construction, hospitality services and real estate development.

Mr Wee has been with Far East Organization from February 2000 to December 2018. He served as a board member of Yeo Hiap Seng Limited from April 2010 to April 2017 and of Parkson Retail Asia Limited from September 2011 to October 2017.

Since his retirement as an Executive Director in Far East Organization in 2018, he continues his association with the Group as a Senior Advisor.

Prior to joining Far East Organization, he was the Citibank Country Controller for several years and a board member of Citicorp Investment Bank Singapore Limited. Mr Wee also worked for United Engineers Limited and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (formerly known as PriceWaterhouse & Co).

Mr Wee graduated from the University of Singapore with a degree in Accountancy in 1978.

Mr Huang Cheng Eng

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director


Member of the Nominating Committee of the REIT Manager


Mr Huang Cheng Eng was appointed as a Director of the REIT Manager Board and Trustee-Manager Board in July 2012 and April 2012 respectively.

Mr Huang has a wealth of experience in commercial and marketing activities for the hospitality, aviation and tourism sectors. Before his retirement in 2010, Mr Huang was Executive Vice President – Marketing and the Regions at Singapore Airlines Limited, where he was overall in charge of commercial and marketing activities as well as the firm’s overseas offices.

From 1987 to 1996, Mr Huang was overall in charge of air cargo and developed SIA Cargo into a full-fledged division. During his stint at Singapore Airlines, he was also the Chairman of SilkAir and had also served on the Board of Virgin Atlantic Airways. He had amassed 10 years of overseas experience, working in Taiwan, France and Hong Kong from 1977 to 1987.

Mr Huang had served on the board of the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) from 2002 to 2006. During that period, he worked closely with the STB management and the travel and hospitality industry in formulating long-term growth strategies as well as major tactical promotions. Mr Huang was also an Independent Director of M1 Ltd from 2015 to 2019.

Mr Huang graduated from the University of Hawaii with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1971 and obtained a Master’s in Business Administration from Michigan State University in 1973.

Ms Vivienne Lim Hui Bian

Independent Director

REIT Manager Board

Trustee-Manager Board


Chairman of the Nominating Committee of the REIT Manager


Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the REIT Manager


Member of the Remuneration Committee of the REIT Manager


Ms Vivienne Lim was appointed as a Director of the REIT Manager Board and Trustee-Manager Board in July 2018.

Ms Lim is a lawyer in private practice. She has over 20 years of experience handling a wide variety of both contentious corporate and commercial litigation matters as well as non-contentious real estate advisory matters. She founded Genesis Law Corporation in 2004 and has been managing it since.

Outside the corporate sector, Ms Lim is actively involved in several non-profit organisations and charities. She is currently the Chairperson of the CHIJ Board of Management that governs all 11 Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus schools in Singapore. She is also a director of Catholic Foundation Limited. Additionally, Ms Lim serves as Vice-Chairperson of the Solicitors Accounts Rules Committee (of the Law Society of Singapore), and sits in the Disciplinary Committee of the Football Association of Singapore and the Independent Review Panel of NT UC First Campus Cooperative Limited.

Ms Lim graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LLB (Hons).

Ms Catherine Lee Khia Yee

Independent Director

REIT Manager Board

Trustee-Manager Board


Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the REIT Manager


Member of the Nominating Committee of the REIT Manager


Ms Catherine Lee was appointed as a Director of the REIT Manager Board and Trustee-Manager Board in July 2019.

Ms Lee has more than 25 years of banking and finance, investment and fund management experience. In addition to her financial expertise, she has a wealth of experience in strategic planning, regional business expansion and transformation, risk management and stakeholder management in complex public private partnerships.

From 2014 to 2019, she held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Clifford Capital Pte Ltd, a company specialising in project financing, mezzanine investing, asset securitisation and management with global coverage, and had responsibilities over treasury, finance, credit decisions, strategic development and stakeholder management. Prior to joining Clifford Capital, Ms Lee was the Group CFO in SMRT Corporation Ltd and BreadTalk Group Ltd. Ms Lee also spent a total of 11 years in the banking industry where she specialised in corporate finance activities and in the private equity industry looking after a portfolio of public-listed and private companies in the US and Asia Pacific.

Ms Lee holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore and is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Ms Celestine Khoo Geok Choo

Independent Director

REIT Manager Board

Trustee-Manager Board


Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the REIT Manager


Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the REIT Manager


Ms Celestine Khoo was appointed to the REIT Manager Board and Trustee-Manager Board on 1 October 2020.

Ms Khoo leads the venture, innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives at the Singapore University of Technology and Design. She had first qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and then worked with corporates across different industry sectors to tap the capital markets as an investment banker at UBS and DBS.

Ms Khoo subsequently joined the Monetary Authority of Singapore to develop Singapore as a global financial centre. After spearheading the capital markets and treasury development policy and promotion initiatives, she moved internally to manage the official foreign reserves. She later headed the Asia business and was concurrently the country head of the Singapore office of Principal Financial Group.

Ms Khoo has served on various investment committees including the Central Provident Fund Board and the Ministry of Home Affairs’ superannuation fund. She currently serves on the investment committees of Assisi Hospice, St Gabriel’s Foundation and the Council of World Mission.

Ms Khoo graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Accountancy (First Class Honours) and holds a Master of Business Administration (Distinction) from Cass Business School, London, under the Foreign & Commonwealth Office Scholarship. She is also a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Mr Benedict Leh Song Boon

Independent Director

REIT Manager Board

Trustee-Manager Board


Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the REIT Manager


Mr Benedict Leh was appointed to the REIT Manager Board and Trustee-Manager Board on 1 January 2021.

Mr Leh has more than 20 years of experience in various areas including banking and finance, capital markets, wealth management, private equity, executive education as well as the non-profit sector.

From 2010 to 2018, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Wealth Management Institute (“WMI”) and was responsible for curriculum development, financial management, governance, strategic development and stakeholder management. He was also the Programme Director for the SMU-WMI Masters of Science in Wealth Management and played a key role of the revamp of the IBF Standards for the Singapore private banking industry in 2018. From 2017 to 2019, he was a director for Wine Advocate Pte Ltd, a global wine rating and F&B events business. Prior to joining WMI, he spent over 13 years in the banking industry with Citigroup in Singapore and Credit Suisse in Hong Kong and has deep experience advising Singapore and international companies in the areas of debt and equity capital markets fundraising, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings.

Outside the corporate sector, Mr Leh is actively engaged in several non-profit organisations, including serving as a board member of the Children’s Cancer Foundation and a volunteer consultant to Focus on the Family Limited.

Mr Leh holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (First Class Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Mr Gerald Lee Hwee Keong

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Gerald Lee joined Far East Organization in 2011, and is currently employed by the REIT Manager as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) where he is principally responsible for the management and conduct of the business of the REIT Manager and the Trustee-Manager.

Mr Lee is a director of Fontaine Investment Pte. Ltd., a joint venture company between Far East H-REIT and Far East Organization Centre Pte. Ltd. (a member of Far East Organization) established for the development of a hotel site in Sentosa, which had officially opened and commenced operations in 2019.

From 2005 to 2010, Mr Lee was at CapitaLand Limited/ The Ascott Limited. His roles in Ascott included that of CEO (Europe), responsible for growing the business in that region, and Deputy CEO, responsible for overseeing operations of the group.

From 1991 to 2005, Mr Lee was at the Singapore Tourism Board where he held various roles including heading the planning division, business travel and MICE division, and two overseas offices in North America. His last held position was Assistant CEO (Leisure), in charge of all the leisure divisions.

Mr Lee was seconded to the Ministry of Trade & Industry as Deputy Director from 2000 to 2001 and was responsible for overseeing policies and industry development of the tourism and services sectors. He was concurrently seconded to Sentosa Development Corporation as Director (Strategic Development) from 2001 to 2003 and oversaw strategic projects and redevelopment initiatives.

Mr Lee graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science (with Distinction) and obtained an Executive Master of Business Administration (Distinction) from IN SEAD and Tsinghua University.

Ms Regina Yap

Chief Financial Officer

Ms Regina Yap joined the REIT Manager as Chief Financial Officer in 2017. She is responsible for all aspects of finance, tax and capital management, and also oversees compliance and corporate secretarial functions. She provides support for investment and investor relations matters of Far East H-Trust.

Ms Yap has more than 25 years of experience in group financial and management reporting, operational management and control, tax planning, risk and capital management, compliance and corporate secretarial work.

From 2011 to 2017, Ms Yap was the Head of Finance and Company Secretary of AI MS AMP Capital Industrial REIT Management Limited (now known as AI MS APAC REIT Management Limited) as manager of AI MS AMP Capital Industrial REIT (now known as AI MS APAC REIT ). Her responsibilities include financial accounting and reporting, tax and risk management, capital management, compliance as well as corporate secretarial matters.

From 1996 to 2011, Ms Yap held various senior finance roles in CapitaLand Limited within several business units including hospitality, residential, commercial, corporate headquarters, and Australand Property Group. Her last held position was Vice President, Finance (South East Asia & Australia) with The Ascott Limited.

Before joining CapitaLand Limited, she was a Tax Consultant with PriceWaterhouse (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP).

Ms Yap holds a Master of Applied Finance from the Macquarie University of Sydney, Australia and a Bachelor of Accountancy from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. She is also a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.