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Management

Ms Jacqueline Ong | Acting Chief Executive Officer Mr Chye Hoon Pin | Chief Operating Officer
Mr Tiong Onn Seng | Director, Projects & Operations Mr Daniel Teo | Director, Technical Services
Ms Khoo Ai Lin | Director, Finance Mr Lee Khoon Aik | Director, Regulatory & Interconnect
Mr Daniel Ho | Director, Business Development & Communications Mr Victor Chan | Director, Strategy & Business Planning
Mr Ho Meng Third | Legal Counsel Ms Alice Lim | Director, Human Resource & Administration


Ms Jacqueline Ong
Acting Chief Executive Officer

Ms Ong is currently Vice President (Investment) at CitySpring Infrastructure Management Pte Ltd (“CitySpring”) and the Acting CEO of its wholly-owned subsidiary, CityNet Infrastructure Management Pte Ltd, the trustee-manager of NetLink Trust, which owns the passive assets consisting of the ducts and manhole network and central offices necessary to support the Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network.

Ms Ong was the Vice President (Investments) and Economist with AIMAC for about eight years prior to joining CitySpring. AIMAC is an infrastructure fund management company which manages a US$400 million infrastructure fund with focus on the Asian infrastructure industries like power, water/waste, roads/logistics, telecommunications and urban development. Ms Ong was responsible for deal-sourcing, due diligence, deal finalisation, post-investment management and divestments. She had also provided analyses of country/sector development in areas of interest.

Ms Ong holds a Master’s degree in Applied Economics and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics/Statistics from the National University of Singapore. In her free time, she enjoys trekking, mountain biking, a game of tennis or settling in with a warm cuppa and a good book.


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Mr Chye Hoon Pin
Chief Operating Officer

Mr Chye Hoon Pin was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of OpenNet in January 2014. A telecommunications industry veteran, Mr Chye brings with him almost 40 years of regional experience in network operations and management, information technology and phone service. As COO, Mr Chye will be responsible for driving organisational strategies and optimising resources to deliver maximum value to customers and stakeholders.

Prior to joining OpenNet, Mr Chye was Vice President, IPTV Infrastructure, of Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel). During his time at SingTel, he held several leadership positions in the company’s engineering, fixed voice, mobile, IP networks, broadband, satellite operations, and IPTV & broadcast functions. From 2005 to 2007, Mr Chye served as Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Bangladesh Telecom Limited (PBTL), a cellular company.

Mr Chye holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science (Electrical Engineering) from the National University of Singapore. He is married with three children. In his free time, he enjoys savouring good food, adventurous and culturally enriching travels and a game of leisure golf.


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Mr Tiong Onn Seng
Director, Projects & Operations

As Projects & Operations Director of OpenNet, Tiong is responsible for the rollout of the nation-wide fibre optic passive infrastructure to all homes, offices and buildings. Tiong has over 20 years of experience in telecommunications and cable TV industries. He began his career in Housing & Development Board as an Electrical Engineer. Thereafter, he joined Singapore Telecom, Singapore Cable Vision and StarHub; holding leadership positions in planning, implementing & operating fibre-based broadband network and managing third party Network Leased Agreement.

Tiong joined OpenNet in May 2009, and holds a Bachelor Degree (Honours) of Engineering (Electrical) from the National University of Singapore. He also holds a Bachelor Degree of Science (Psychology) from Central Queensland University, a Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from Temasek Polytechnic and a Diploma in Telecommunications Management from Temple University. In his leisure time, being a certified career coach, he does career coaching for friends and associates.


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Mr Daniel Teo
Director, Technical Services

As Director of Technical Services, Daniel is responsible for the implementation of the OSS/BSS infrastructure to manage Network Operators and customers, and information systems to ensure quality service delivery and operational efficiency. In addition, Daniel also oversees the operations of nationwide passive fibre network in Singapore.

Daniel has more than 12 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He spent nine years with Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) and was involved in the implementation of its Asynchronous Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) network from 1997 onwards. In addition, he was also involved in the design and implementation of wholesaling SingTel’s ADSL/ADSL2+ infrastructure to Internet service providers for their corporate and residential customers. He filed a patent (WO/2001/041392) on virtual private network selection in 2001 during his tenure in SingTel. Daniel holds a degree in Engineering (Electrical) from the Nanyang Technology University and has a Certification in Outsourcing Management for IT (COMIT). He volunteers his time by teaching Sunday school during his weekends.


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Ms Khoo Ai Lin
Director, Finance

Ai Lin joined OpenNet as Finance Director in April 2009. She is responsible for financial planning and in implementing the financial policies of the company. She oversees the company’s financial affairs including treasury and tax planning. In her role, Ai Lin provides financial guidance on strategic business planning, the NGNBN network rollout activities and risk management, ensuring corporate governance within the company.

Ai Lin brings with her more than 20 years of corporate finance experience in the telecommunications industry, which included active involvements in the start-up operations of MobileOne and Hutchinson IntraPage during their fledgling phases. Ai Lin began her career as an Accountant with SingTel. Prior to joining OpenNet, she served a short stint as HR Director (HR Planning and Operations) in SingTel. Ai Lin is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore. She is also a volunteer member of the NUS-YMCA Volunteer Management Programme organized by the NUS Business School. She graduated with a Degree in Accountancy from the NUS in 1985.


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Mr Lee Khoon Aik
Director, Regulatory & Interconnect

Khoon Aik heads the regulatory and interconnect functions of OpenNet, making sure that the company operates in compliance with the regulatory environment. He also oversees dealings with peer operators on interconnect matters. Khoon Aik has been actively involved in regulatory/interconnect work since he started his career at the Telecommunication Authority of Singapore (currently the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore).

His past work experience includes regulatory and interconnect positions at StarHub Ltd, and a commercial role at M1 Limited. Khoon Aik holds a Bachelor Degree (Honours) of Engineering (Electrical) from the National University of Singapore, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from the Singapore Institute of Management University. In his free time, Khoon Aik enjoys reading, swimming and nature walks with the family.


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Mr Daniel Ho
Director, Business Development & Communications

As Director of Business Development and Communications, Daniel oversees the business and commercial aspects of the company, managing the enterprise accounts of Qualified Persons who have interconnect agreements with OpenNet and is overall in-charge of new business opportunities for OpenNet. He is also responsible for marketing, driving greater awareness of OpenNet and NGNBN’s national optical fibre network.

Daniel has over 15 years of experience in the telecommunication industry. His previous experience includes stints with SingTel and Pacnet and was involved in the product and marketing management of advanced Internet / IT services for Enterprises and SMEs. Daniel graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Degree in Business and holds a MBA (International Marketing) from Oklahoma City University. He is married and serves in his church’s children ministry.


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Mr Victor Chan
Director, Strategy & Business Planning

As the Strategy and Business Planning Director, Victor is responsible for business planning and strategic alignment of OpenNet’s commercial and operational interest. He oversees a team that handles the company’s product development and management function, business and operational performance analysis, financial modelling and pricing, cross functional processes, BCP and Risk Management.

Victor has more than 15 years of experience in the IT and Telecommunications Industry. Victor has held various managerial positions from sales and marketing to product development and management in listed companies such as APC, PacNet and SingTel. Prior to joining OpenNet, Victor was with SingTel and was heavily involved in the bid for the NGNBN NetCo leading to the successful creation of OpenNet. Victor holds a Bachelor of Digital Systems from Monash University. Victor spends his weekends enjoying quality moments with his family and serves actively in his church.


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Mr Ho Meng Third
Legal Counsel

A Barrister-at-Law admitted to practice in both Singapore and Malaysia, Meng Third was a practising lawyer for over 12 years specialising in dispute resolution and an in-house counsel for the last 6 years in a medical equipment company with worldwide presence dealing with all aspects of legal work from corporate secretarial to patent/intellectual property litigations.


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Ms Alice Lim
Director, Human Resource & Administration

Alice joins OpenNet as Human Resource & Administration Director in April 2014. She is responsible for HR & Admin functions, HR strategies and initiatives to create structure, business processes, performance systems to support business growth. In her role, she will review, formulate and implement key HR policies, initiatives and processes in the areas of total reward strategy, recruitment, succession planning, organizational effectiveness and employee communication

Alice has more than 20 years of human resources work experience in Singapore and Asia Pacific. She was previously Director, Resources of Afton Chemical where she successfully transformed the HR function from a back room administrative role to a strategic role with value add to the organization through business partnering and putting in place processes and programs to support business growth. She was instrumental in setting up new offices in Beijing, China and Mumbai, India. She identified and assembled the management and sales & marketing teams to successfully gain entry into these markets. She was also Human Resource Manager of Thomson Television, a French television manufacturer. She managed the TV plant in Singapore as well as successfully started up the Batam Operations in Indonesia. In addition, Alice was also Senior Consultant at JonDavidson Pte Ltd where she headhunted for senior managers to executives and professionals for clients in various sectors. In her career, she has also worked in admin roles in Seagate Technology International, Daelim Industrial Co Ltd and Hitachi (S) Pte Ltd.

Alice holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and has a Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from the Singapore Institute of Management. She is married with 3 children and serves actively in her church’s community care service.


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