Mr Liam was appointed as the Group Chief Executive on 2 January 2019. Prior to this, he was the Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer. He is also a Board Member of several UOL subsidiaries. Before joining UOL in 1993, Mr Liam was in the public sector for eight years, overseeing architectural works and facilities management. He also worked with Jones Lang Wootton for project management and consultancy work.
An advocate of good design and green architecture, Mr Liam is a member of the URA Architecture and Urban Design Excellence Committee. He had previously served as a member of the URA Design Advisory Committee, Preservation of Monuments Board and National Crime Prevention Council. Mr Liam was also the first vice president of the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (REDAS) from 2017 to 2018.
Mr Liam holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He completed the Stanford-NUS Executive Programme in 2000. In 2015, Mr Liam was awarded the Singapore Real Estate Personality of the Year award by South East Asia Property Awards for his commitment to Singapore’s real estate sector.
Mr Nessmann was appointed Chief Executive Officer (Hotels), PPHG in March 2017. He is responsible for PPHG’s day-to-day operations and its existing hotel management business, as well as business development and expansion of PPHG’s management business. Mr Nessmann has nearly 30 years of luxury hospitality experience gained from working in various countries including Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, the Middle East and Europe. Prior to joining PPHG, Mr Nessmann was with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, where as chief operations officer, he was instrumental in developing and positioning its Hotel Jen brand.
Mr Foo began his career with UOL in 1977 and is currently the Chief Financial Officer/Group Company Secretary. He helms the Group’s finance, tax, legal and secretariat, information technology, and corporate communications and investor relations departments. He is a Director of several UOL subsidiaries.
Mr Foo graduated from the University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree. He is a fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia, and an associate of both the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
Ms Goh was appointed as Chief Investment and Asset Officer on 1 January 2019. She is responsible for all investment management, asset management and marketing strategies of the Group. Previously, she was the Senior General Manager, Asset Management and Marketing. Ms Goh has more than 20 years of extensive experience in real estate investment and asset management, and REIT management.
Before joining UOL in 2017, she was the chief executive officer of Keppel REIT Management Limited. Ms Goh was previously the deputy chief executive officer (Singapore) of Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited. She had also held various senior positions at CapitaLand Group, where her last appointment was deputy chief executive officer of CapitaLand Mall Trust Management Limited and concurrently deputy country head (Singapore) of CapitaLand Mall Asia Limited.
Ms Goh graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Business Administration (First Class Honours) degree. She also completed the Executive Development Program at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, USA. Ms Goh is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Mr Neo was appointed as Executive Vice-President, Operations on 1 January 2019. Previously, he was the Senior Vice-President, Operations. Mr Neo drives the operational performance, systems management and development, and service quality standards across PPHG’s global portfolio, and also oversees information technology and performance management. Prior to this, he was PPHG’s Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Development, and had spent more than a decade with Pricewaterhouse Coopers before joining PPHG in 2003. Mr Neo also serves as a Director of several PPHG subsidiaries.