Ms Lee was appointed as the Group Chief Financial Officer of the Company in May 2011.
Ms Lee began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where her last held position was senior manager. Ms Lee then joined Hong Leong Management Services Pte. Ltd. as Vice-President (Investment) between January 2006 and April 2011, where she engaged in corporate advisory services within Hong Leong Group Singapore. She was also a director of various subsidiaries of Hong Leong Group Singapore prior to the listing of the Company.
Ms Lee holds a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree (Second Class Honours) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Mr Wang was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (Chengdu Operations) of the Group in October 2011. He oversees the management and operations of the Group's business in Chengdu, PRC.
Prior to that, from June 1998 to May 2011, Mr Wang held the position of general manager of the former candy business operations of the Group, in charge of its general management and operations.
Mr Wang holds a Bachelor Degree in Machinery Design and Manufacturing from Sichuan Chengdu University, Chengdu, PRC. Mr Wang also achieved several awards, including the Sichuan Provincial Fourth Session of Excellent Entrepreneur award and the Model Worker award granted by the Sichuan Provincial Government.
Mr Shu was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (Guangdong Operations) of the Group in August 2012. Mr Shu is currently responsible for overseeing the Group's business operations in Dongguan, PRC.
Mr Shu first joined the Group in December 2007 as a Director and Vice-President of the Group's subsidiary, First Sponsor (Guangdong) Group Limited.
Mr Shu holds a Graduation Certificate in China Finance and Futures Higher Level Study from Beijing University, School of Economics, PRC.
Ms Zhang was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (Shanghai Operations) of the Group in November 2011. From her Shanghai office, Ms Zhang is responsible for the management and expansion of the Group's property financing business in the PRC.
Ms Zhang has extensive experience in the PRC financing and leasing operations from her role as general manager in various financing companies prior to joining the Group.
Ms Zhang holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from the School of Economics, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan.
Mr Barentsen was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (European Operations) of the Group in July 2019. He is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. With effect from October 2022, following the implementation of a joint-CEO structure, he was re-designated as Chief Executive Officer (European Hotel Operations and Finance), responsible for the hotel management and operations, as well as the finance function of the Group’s business in Europe.
Mr Barentsen joined the Group from Queens Bilderberg (Nederland) B.V. (“QBN”) which holds the Bilderberg Dutch hotel portfolio, which was acquired by the Group in 2017. Shortly after the acquisition, he was promoted to Managing Director of QBN, after having held the positions of Finance Director and Director of Property & Development in 2012 and 2005 respectively. Prior to this, from 2001, he was in internal audit and carried out several finance and projects roles at Queens Moat Houses plc, the previous owner of QBN.
Mr Barentsen holds an Executive Master of Real Estate (MRE) from TiasNimbas, the business school of Tilburg University (the Netherlands) in association with Eindhoven University of Technology (the Netherlands), a Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality Management from IMHI (France), jointly administered by Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (USA) and The ESSEC Business School (France), and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the School of Hotel Management Maastricht (the Netherlands).
Mr Frans van Toor was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (European Offices and Residential Operations) of the Group in October 2022. He is responsible to oversee the office and residential operations of the Group’s business in Europe.
Mr van Toor previously headed the EMEA Transaction team of CBRE Investment Management and was the International Partner for Capital Markets at Cushman & Wakefield, and Partner for Capital Markets at DTZ Zadelhoff before that.
Mr van Toor is a member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, holds a Master of Real Estate from Amsterdam School of Real Estate and a Master of Science in Business Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.