Past Board of Directors
Mr Choo Chiau Beng
Board Member
2004 – 2009

Mr Choo Chiau Beng is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. He is also the Chairman of Keppel Corporation Ltd, Chairman of Singapore Petroleum Company Ltd, Singapore Refining Company Pte Ltd and SMRT Corporation Ltd.

Mr Choo was awarded the Colombo Plan Scholarship to study Naval Architecture in the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) degree in 1970 and a Master of Science degree in Naval Architecture in 1971. He attended the Programme for Management Development in Harvard Business School in 1982 and is a Member of Wharton Society of Fellows.

Mr Choo sits on the Board of Directors of Keppel Land Ltd, k1 Ventures Ltd and Keppel Energy Pte Ltd as well as the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. He is Chairman of Det Norske Veritas South East Asia Committee and Council Member of the American Bureau of Shipping and Member of the American Bureau of Shipping’s Southeast Asia Regional Committee and Special Committee on Mobile Offshore Drilling Units. He is also Chairman of the Nanyang Business School’s International Advisory Board.

Mr Choo was conferred the Public Service Star Award (BBM) in August 2004 and NTUC Medal of Commendation (Gold) Award in May 2007.

He is Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to Brazil.