Board of Directors
Mr Abu Bakar Bin Mohd Nor
Managing Director,
Keppel Offshore and Marine Ltd

Mr Abu Bakar Bin Mohd Nor is the Managing Director (Gas & Specialized Vessels) of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. He began his career in the Safety department at Keppel and held various appointments in the Operations and Commercial departments. In 2011, he was the CEO of Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (N-KOM). Mr Abu Bakar is a graduate of the Master of Business Administration programme at Singapore Management University and holds a Diploma in Building from Singapore Polytechnic.

Mr. Abu Bakar sits on various boards in the Keppel Group of companies and associates1. Apart from that, Mr Abu Bakar sits on the Bureau Veritas South East Asia Technical Committee, and on the Workplace Safety and Health Council (Marine Industries) Committee. Other notable appointments at the national and industry levels include being on the Board of Trustees of the Singapore Institute of Technology, the Board of PUB, and Singapore’s National Water Agency. Mr Abu Bakar was recently appointed as the President of the Association of Singapore Marine Industries Council.

Mr Abu Bakar has also served on various committees of the Singapore Ministry of Defence as a Member of the Advisory Council on Community Relations in Defence, Reward and Recognition Committee for Defence, and was a Member of the SAFRA Management Committee, where he chaired various SAFRA Clubs as Chairman and Vice-Chairman. He was also the Singapore President’s Honorary Aide-de-Camp to both Mr. Ong Teng Cheong and Mr. Nathan during their tenure as the President of Singapore.

Mr. Abu Bakar serves his reservist (NS) as the Chief of Staff (National Emergency Executive Liaison Officer) of HQ2 PDF Command, and is a Colonel in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF).

In recognition of his contributions to the SAF and community, he has received various long and good service medals such as the Formation NSmen of the Year Award in 1998 and the SAF NSmen of the Year Award in 1999. He was also awarded the Commendation Medal (Military) in 2002, the Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) in 2009, and the Public Administration Medal Bronze (Military) in 2015.

1 Mr Abu Bakar sits on the board of Keppel Shipyard Limited, Arab Heavy Industries PJSC, Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd, Keppel Sea Scan Pte Ltd, Green Scan Pte Ltd, Marine Technology Development Pte Ltd, Keppel Fels Limited, Keppel Offshore & Marine Technology Centre Pte Ltd and Nakilat Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, Baku Shipyard LLC, Keppel Nantong Shipyard Co Ltd., Keppel Nantong Heavy Industry Co Ltd., Keppel Singmarine Brasil Ltda, Keppel Singmarine Philippines, Inc. Maju Maritime Pte Ltd, Keppel Smit Towage Pte Ltd, Gas Technology Development Pte Ltd, FueLNG Pte Ltd Caspian Shipyard Company LLC and Bintan Offshore Fabricators Pte Ltd.