Key Management

Key Management of Trustee-Manager (KIFM)


Mr Matthew Pollard

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Matthew Pollard was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Trustee-Manager with effect from 1 July 2018.

As CEO of the Trustee-Manager, he is responsible for working with the Board to determine the strategy for Keppel Infrastructure Trust (KIT). He works with other members of the Trustee-Managerís management team to execute the stated strategy of the Trustee-Manager.

Mr Pollard joined Keppel Capital Pte Ltd (Keppel Capital) as Managing Director, Infrastructure, in November 2017.

Prior to joining Keppel Capital, Mr Pollard spent more than 28 years of his career in investment banking, direct investment and entrepreneurship, 25 of which have been in Asia. He has been involved in the energy, power, renewable and infrastructure sectors his entire career.

Mr Pollard was founder and managing director of Capital Partners Group, Singapore, from 2014 to 2017. He was head of infrastructure (Asia) at Arcapita Bank, from 2008 to 2013. In addition, he was the chairman of China-based Honiton Energy Group from 2009 to 2015. Prior to joining Arcapita Bank, Mr Pollard held senior positions in the energy and utilities teams of Citigroup, Dresdner Kleinwort, Enron Corp, and Power Pacific Co.

Mr Pollard holds a Master in Business Administration from the University of Chicago and a Bachelorís Degree from Columbia University in New York.


Mr Koh Hee Song

Senior Advisor

Mr Koh Hee Song has been a Senior Advisor to the Trustee-Manager since June 2010.

As Senior Advisor, Mr Koh works with the other members of the Trustee-Managerís management team to evaluate potential acquisitions and/or divestments and recommend and analyse potential asset enhancement initiatives from a technical perspective. He also advises the management team on technical matters relating to the business of KIT as and when circumstances require.

Prior to June 2010, Mr Koh was a Senior Advisor to Keppel Seghers Engineering Singapore Pte Ltd in matters pertaining to solid waste management projects.

Mr Koh started his career as a mechanical engineer with the Sewerage Department of the Public Works Department in 1969. In 1990, Mr Koh was appointed as the Head of the Engineering Services Department in the Ministry of the Environment and the National Environment Agency upon its formation in 2002, until his retirement in 2003.

Mr Koh was awarded the Colombo Plan Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering, Australia in 1965 and obtained a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Second Class Honours, Division One) in 1968 from the University of Sydney.

He was also awarded the Public Administration Bronze Medal in 1981, the Public Administration Silver Medal in 2002 and the Long Service Medal in 2003 by the Government of Singapore in recognition of his contributions to public administration in Singapore. Mr Koh is a member of the Professional Engineers Board, Singapore.


Mr Lionel Chua

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Lionel Chua has been the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Trustee-Manager since May 2013.

As CFO, Mr Chua is responsible for the Trustee-Managerís and KITís financial and reporting functions, including accounting, taxation, treasury and compliance.

Mr Chua has more than 19 years of experience in financial and management accounting.

Prior to joining the Trustee-Manager, Mr Chua was the Financial Controller at Keppel REIT Management Limited, where he was responsible for the financial and reporting functions, and also participated in various acquisition exercises.

Mr Chua holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Merit) degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore, or CA (Singapore), with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.


Mr Marc Liu

Vice President, Asset Management

Mr Marc Liu has been with the Trustee-Manager since May 2015.

Mr Liu develops and implements asset management plans to ensure safety, compliance, risk management and emergency response. He is responsible for operational performance and implements asset management plans for KITís asset portfolio. Mr Liu also leads in the execution of and works on asset enhancement and upgrading projects.

Mr Liu has also served as General Manager of SingSpring Pte Ltd, the trustee-manager of SingSpring Trust, since 2014.

Prior to joining the Trustee-Manager, Mr Liu was Vice President, Investment, at CitySpring Infrastructure Management Pte Ltd. Before that, he was Senior Manager, Business Development at City Gas from 2005 to 2006.

Mr Liu earned his Bachelor of Economics degree from Shanghai University and received his Masters in Finance from San Diego State University, where he graduated with honours as Beta Gamma Sigma. He is a CFA® Charterholder.


Mr Kenny Tan

Chief Executive Officer, City Gas

Mr Kenny Tan has been the CEO of City Gas Pte Ltd, as trustee of City Gas Trust, since August 2016.

Mr Tan brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry. He began his career at PowerGas Ltd, which was subsequently divested to City Gas Pte Ltd, holding several engineering and marketing positions. He moved on to join Gas Supply Pte Ltd as Deputy General Manager in Marketing/Supply and Operations/Engineering.

Mr Tan has held senior appointments as Director of Gas System Operations in SP PowerGrid Ltd, and Head of Energy and Feedstock (Asia Pacific) at Linde Gas Asia Pte Ltd.

Mr Tan holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree with First Class Honours from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom.


Mr Malcolm Eccles

Chief Executive Officer, Basslink

Mr Malcolm Eccles has been with Basslink since April 2005. Mr Eccles is responsible for determining the overall business and operational strategies of Basslink.

Before his appointment as CEO, Mr Eccles was responsible for all operational and engineering functions on the Basslink Interconnector, including leading the commissioning of the facility.

Prior to joining Basslink, Mr Eccles worked on various projects in Europe, North America and Asia for Siemens Power Services from 2002 to 2005 and British Nuclear Fuels Ltd from 1986 to 2002.

Mr Eccles is a non-executive director of Gippsland Water in Australia and a director and Executive Committee member of the International Cable Protection Committee Ltd.

Mr Eccles is a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institute of Engineering Technology (UK) and a senior member at the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (USA). He holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Management Studies, post-graduate diplomas in project management and strategic management, and is a graduate from the prestigious Advanced Management programme delivered by the Henley Management College (UK).

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