Managing Director, Temasek
CEO, Stewardship Asia


Day 1 – 13 Nov 2017

SESSION THREE: Entrepreneurship and the Global Chinese Diaspora – Enhancing Connectivity, Strengthening Business Relationship | 4.45 pm - 6.15 pm

ONG BOON HWEE is the CEO of Stewardship Asia Centre (SAC), a Singapore-based thought leadership centre that focuses on promoting stewardship and governance of companies and organisations across Asia. He directs SAC’s efforts to develop and propagate a greater understanding of stewardship, a concept that emphasises safeguarding and enhancing an organisation’s ability to create economic and societal value over time. He recently co-authored “Inspiring Stewardship”, a book on the stewardship influence that business leaders can make to their organisations over time.

Prior to joining SAC, Mr. Ong has experience working in the corporations as well as in the public sector. He started Beyond Horizon Consulting, a Singapore-based company that focuses on leadership development and strategic planning. He was the COO of Singapore Power (SP), responsible for its Singapore operations and also corporate functions. Before that, he was a Managing Director in Temasek Holdings, responsible for Strategic Relations & Projects, and concurrently the CEO of the Temasek Management Services Group (TMS) managing subsidiaries of diverse businesses including IT, training and logistics. And in his earlier military career, Brigadier-General Ong held key command and staff positions in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF).

Mr. Ong serves as a director on the boards of a number of companies and non-profit organisations. He graduated with First Class Honours in Economics from the National University of Singapore, and holds a Master’s Degree in Military Arts & Science from the United States Command & General Staff College.