Chairman (Non-Executive Director)
Michael has more than 25 years experience in accounting, finance and investments. He commenced his career in academia and subsequently worked for the Singapore Government and multi-national companies before joining the TCC Group. He has also been an Independent Director and Audit Committee Chairman of public listed companies in Singapore. Prior to joining IMC, Michael was the Chief Financial Officer of International Beverages, which is the international arm of SGX-listed Thai Beverages.
Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Business Studies (with First Class Honours) and a Masters (with Distinction) from Massey University, New Zealand. He majored in Accounting & Finance.
Michael is also a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore, a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors and an Associate of the Singapore Association of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
John has more than 26 years of working experience in corporate finance, accounting, treasury, asset and risk management, and business development roles. His experience spans across real estate, hospitality and financial services industries, in both public-listed and family-owned corporations with regional and global presence.
John is currently the Group Chief Corporate Officer of IMC Pan Asia Alliance Group. He heads the corporate center overseeing the Group's strategic planning, corporate development, corporate finance and corporate governance. Prior to IMC, John was the Group Chief Financial Officer of SilverNeedle Hospitality Group, Milennium & Copthorne Hotels PLC and Lippo Group, Singapore.
John is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore and a certified Financial Risk Manager. He holds an MBA from the University of Adelaide, an an Honours Degree in Accountancy from the National University of Singapore.
Chik Wai Chiew
Executive Director & CEO
Wai Chiew has over 20 years of experience in global investment management and strategic business development, having been active in leading various companies on transformational growth strategies, fund raising and M&A. In his previous role as Chief Representative and General Manager of Temasek's Shanghai office, and Partner at Tembusu Partners, he has led investments across multiple industries and geographies. He was also previously responsible for commercializing biomedical and engineering deep tech ventures from Singapore's public research institutes under A*STAR, and co-founded an advanced technology accelerator supported by the Singapore government.
Wai Chiew was awarded the Glaxo-EDB scholarship and holds a BA in Economics from Cambridge University, UK; MA from Yale University, USA; and completed his EMBA (conducted in Mandarin) from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, China. He has also served as Honorary Treasurer with the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA).