Ng Beng Tiong
Assistant Group CEO, ARA Asset Management Limited
Mr Ng Beng Tiong is Assistant Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) cum Group Chief Operating Officer (COO), and a member of the Group CEO Office. He oversees the performance of the Group’s business units globally, and is responsible for the integration of and coordination among the various divisions in the Group. Mr Ng concurrently holds the position of Chairman of APM Group, and oversees the property management and MICE management business. In addition, he has oversight of the Group Corporate Office and Group Technology. Mr Ng is a member of the ARA Group Business Development Committee which drives and coordinates all new business initiatives, and a member of the ARA Group Investment Review Committee which oversees its global investment strategy. He is a member of the Investment Committee and Executive Committee of the ARA Private Funds (APAC Real Estate) division. Mr Ng is also a board member of the Group’s infrastructure division.
Prior to his appointment as Group COO, Mr Ng was CEO of ARA Private Funds from 2007 to 2019, during which he grew ARA’s private real estate funds business to become a leading fund manager in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining the ARA Group in 2007, Mr Ng was the Finance Director of Low Keng Huat (Singapore) Ltd, a property, construction and hotel group listed on the SGX-ST, from 2003 to 2007. He was a Director of Stone Forest M&A Pte. Ltd., a mergers and acquisitions advisory company from 2002 to 2003 and Director of Corporate Planning and Business Development at Labroy Marine Limited, a shipping, shipbuilding and marine engineering company listed on the SGX-ST from 1997 to 2002. Mr Ng began his career with DBS Bank Ltd in 1989, initially as a corporate banker and subsequently as an investment banker.
Mr Ng holds a Master of Engineering (Software Engineering) (First Class Honours) from Imperial College, London. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.