Board of Directors
Mr Ong Poh Kwee
Chief Operating Officer
Sembcorp Marine Ltd

Mr Ong Poh Kwee is responsible for overall group operations at Sembcorp Marine. He joined Sembawang Shipyard as an engineer in 1987 and was appointed Managing Director in July 2004. Under his leadership, Sembawang Shipyard became a brand name associated with quality, safety and on-time delivery.

Between January 2006 and June 2015, Mr Ong was concurrently Deputy President of Sembcorp Marine Ltd. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer on July 1, 2015. Mr Ong is a member of the Ministry of Manpower Workplace Safety & Health Council (Marine) Committee; Lloyd’s Register South East Asia Technical Committee; ABS Southeast Asia Regional Committee; and DNV GL South East Asia & Pacific Maritime Committee. He became a board member of the Singapore Maritime Foundation on Jan 1, 2016.

Mr Ong has a Bachelor of Marine Engineering degree (first class honours) from the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK. He also holds an MBA from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.