Management Team

Boards of Directors melvin libby angela shermin steve priscilla

Melvin Poon Tuck Meng

Director - Hotel Operations

Melvin Poon Tuck Meng is the Director (Hotel Operations) and is responsible for the overall business and operational matters of the Group's hotels. Mr Poon joined Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy Hotel in 2002 as a Financial Controller and was subsequently promoted to Finance and Administration Director. Mr Poon has more than 30 years of experience in hotel financial management and administration. Prior to joining our Group, he was the executive assistant manager of Yuda Palace Hotel in Zhengzhou, China. Previously, he held appointments as the Financial and Accounts Controller of other hotels in Singapore, namely Golden Landmark Hotel, Boulevard Hotel and Orchard Parade Hotel. Mr Poon holds two Master degrees; a Master of International Business degree from the University of Wollongong, Australia and a Master of Business in Accounting degree from Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

Shermin Chan Poh Choo

Director – Finance and Administration

Shermin Chan Poh Choo is the Director of Finance and Administration. She joined the Group in May 2007 as Assistant Finance Manager. Her duties and responsibilities include overseeing the Group's financial and accounting functions, as well as corporate reporting, secretarial and banking matters. Concurrently as the Director for Administration department, she oversees the Human Resource and Office Administration functions. Ms Chan was trained and started her career as an auditor for a mid-tier Singapore public accounting firm for 10 years. Prior to joining our Group, she worked for Xpress Print Pte Ltd in the accounting and finance department. Ms Chan obtained her professional qualification in accountancy from The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and is a non-practising member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Foo Yong Kit Steve

Senior Director - Developments

Foo Yong Kit Steve is the Senior Director (Developments), for the Group's Property Development business. Mr Foo joined the Group in May 2007 as Project Manager and he oversees all aspects of our development projects from review of development designs, evaluation of tender and administration of construction and maintenance programmes. As head of the Contract, Project and Property Management division he ensures successful initiation, completion and handover of our development projects. He also supports the Group overseas Hospitality development projects. Mr Foo has more than 35 years of experience in the field of construction and property management. Prior to joining our Group, Mr Foo was employed by the Keppel Club as Manager overseeing the Club maintenance and development of a new Master Plan project. Mr Foo holds a certificate in Architectural Studies and a Diploma in Building from Singapore Polytechnic and also holds a certificate in Common Examination for Housing Agents from the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV). He is also a certified Fire Safety Manager as awarded by the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).

Angela Khoo Ying Hui

Director – Sales and Marketing/Director - Business Development and Investment

Angela Khoo Ying Hui is the Director of Sales & Marketing and Director of Business Development and Investment. She joined the Group in 2010 as the Manager of Sales and Marketing. Her current responsibilities includes the entire spectrum of sales and marketing for the Group's projects as well as overseeing commercial leasing portfolios. In addition, Ms Khoo also support the Group's CEO in the areas of Business Development and Investment for the Company. Ms Khoo has accumulated more than 16 years of real estate experience. Formerly, she was with Knight Frank Pte Ltd as a Residential Tenancy & Leasing Manager handling a large portfolio of multinational clients. Prior to that, she joined The American Embassy of Singapore and was under the Property Leasing Department dealing with residential leases for the diplomats. Ms Khoo holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honours in Business and Management from the University of Bradford (UK) and a Diploma in Building and Real Estate Management from Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

Libby Walsh

Director - Australia and New Zealand

Libby Walsh was appointed Director – Australia and New Zealand in August 2019. She originally joined the group in July 2015 as a Development Manager working on the Sydney and Melbourne assets & development projects. Ms Walsh has been involved in managing development projects throughout Australia, primarily in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth and has worked across a range of project fields including residential, commercial, mixed-use, retail and healthcare. She began her career in property as a Consulting Engineer for Wood & Grieve Engineers (now part of Stantec) in Perth and Melbourne before moving into Project & Development Management in Sydney. She has also served as the Treasurer on the Board of the Ausdance National Council, a Not-For-Profit Arts organisation supporting the professional dance sector. Ms Walsh holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from the University of Western Australia (UWA) as well as a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance and Investment (Major in Property Investment) from FINSIA and has completed the Foundations of Directorship Course with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) in Sydney. She is also a Green Star Accredited Professional by the Green Building Council of Australia.

Priscilla Ng

General Manager – Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy

Priscilla Ng has been appointed General Manager, Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy, effective 1 October 2020. Priscilla entered the hotel industry after graduating from Cesar Ritz College in Switzerland; and brings with her 30 years of experience. She first joined Meritus Mandarin Singapore, moving through ranks of the hotel from front lines to back of the house; and eventually joined Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy in January 2006 as Front Office Manager with strong background in rooms operations and since then she has been promoted several times including Hotel Manager role where she has been assigned since January 2020.