Eng Peng Ooi
Mr Eng Peng Ooi - Non-executive Deputy Chair and Senior Independent Director
BCom, Member of the Certified Practising Accountants of Australia, Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors, 67
Director since: 8 March 2021
Deputy Chair and Senior Independent Director since: 17 March 2021
Last elected: 17 November 2021
Board Committee membership: Chair of the Audit Committee, Chair of the Independent Board Committee and Member of the ESG and Risk Committee
Based in: Australia
Stapled securities held: 195,208 stapled securities (Change of Director's Interest Notice dated 10 June 2022)
Listed Company Directorships (held within the last three years):
Non-executive Director – Manager of Cromwell European REIT (2021 - current)
Deputy Chair – Manager of ESR-LOGOS REIT (formerly known as ESR-REIT) (2021 – 1 July 2022)
Chair – Manager of ESR-LOGOS REIT (formerly known as ESR-REIT) (2017 – 2021)
Non-executive Director – Manager of ESR-LOGOS REIT (formerly known as ESR-REIT) (2012 – 1 July 2022)
Non-executive Director – Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited (2015 - 2020)
Skills and Experience
Mr Ooi has more than 35 years of real estate experience, including in property investment, development, project management, fund investment and management and capital partnerships in Australia and across Asia.
Mr Ooi joined Lendlease in 1981, working in various finance roles in Sydney, before taking on the role of Chief Financial Officer, Asia in the late 1990s. Later, Mr Ooi returned to Sydney with Lendlease and fulfilled the roles of Chief Financial Officer of Lendlease Development (2000 – 2002), Global Chief Financial Officer of Lendlease Investment Management (2002 – 2003) and Asia Pacific Chief Financial Officer, Lendlease Communities (2003 – 2005).
From 2006 to 2010, Mr Ooi was the Asia Chief Executive Officer, Lendlease Investment Management and Retail, based in Singapore. Mr Ooi subsequently established the development business and retail funds, and successfully developed capital partnerships, forming strong relationships across Asia. In 2010, Mr Ooi was appointed Asia Chief Executive Officer for Lendlease.
Since retiring from his executive career in late 2011, Mr Ooi has gained board and board committee experience at both listed and non-listed entities across Asia Pacific. Mr Ooi is a Non-executive Director of Cromwell EREIT Management Pte. Ltd., the manager of SGX-listed Cromwell European REIT. Since 2016, Mr Ooi has been a Non-executive Director of Savant Global Capital Pty Ltd, a specialist investment management and real estate advisory platform.
Mr Ooi served as a Non-executive Director of ESR-Logos Funds Management (S) Limited (formerly known as ESR Funds Management (S) Limited), the manager of SGX-listed ESR-LOGOS REIT (formerly known as ESR-REIT), from 2012 until 1 July 2022. Mr Ooi served as Chair from 2017 to 30 June 2021 and, after almost nine years as independent Non-executive Director, was redesignated as Deputy Chair and non-independent Non-executive Director effective 1 July 2021. Mr Ooi was a Member (and the former Chair) of ESR-LOGOS REIT (formerly known as ESR-REIT)'s Nominating and Remuneration Committee, a Member of its Audit, Risk Management and Compliance Committee and the Chair of its Executive Committee.
In addition, Mr Ooi was previously a Non-executive Director of formerly-SGX-listed Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited (2015 – 2020), Frasers Property Australia (2014 – 2018) and Perennial China Retail Trust Management Pte. Ltd. (2012 – 2014).
Mr Ooi holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and is a Member of the Certified Practising Accountants of Australia and a Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.