Terence Tea Yeok Kian
Academic and professional qualifications:
Ph.D. in Business Administration (Honorary) from Honolulu University
Diploma in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic
Length of service (as at 31 March 2021) : 6 years 9 months
Served on the following Board Committees:
• Member – Nominating Committee
Present Directorships in other listed companies
Executive Chairman and Managing Director – Accrelist Ltd. (Listed on SGX, Singapore)
Present Principal Commitments
Executive Chairman and Managing Director – Accrelist Ltd.
Executive Chairman and CEO – Jubilee Industries Holdings Ltd. (Listed on SGX, Singapore)
Directorships in other listed companies held over the preceding five years
Executive Chairman – EG Industries Berhad (Listed on Bursa Malaysia, Malaysia)
Background and experience:
Mr. Tea is the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Group. He is responsible for the overall growth of the Group and his main role is to determine the strategic direction of the Group, acquiring and nurturing new businesses with a view of taking them to greater heights.
Mr. Tea brings to the Group a wealth of experience in the corporate world, providing key inputs to the Board and has been instrumental in advising on corporate matters and he drives the formulation and implementation of business plans and strategies for the Group.
Mr. Tea is also the Executive Chairman and Managing Director of major shareholder Accrelist Ltd. His comprehensive knowledge and experience of the industry has aided the Group to spot growth opportunities, especially during the restructuring period of 2013 to 2017. Mr. Tea’s keen vision within the business model has allowed him a comparative advantage in the Group’s advancement. In addition, Mr. Tea’s tenacity has been reflected in his leadership to harness the unrealised prospects of both Accrelist and Jubilee. Both companies are still venturing to explore their fullest potentials.
Mr. Tea is also an honorary patron of the Nee Soon East Constituency, Sembawang Citizen’s Consultative Committee and Singapore Productivity Association, as well as a council member of the Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan and Chairman of Eng Yong Tong Tay Si Association. He was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) by the President of the Republic of Singapore, as well as the Long Service Award (MOE) by Singapore’s Ministry of Education. He is also the Singapore Small Medium Business Association TOP Entrepreneur. Mr. Tea was also conferred the title of Dato.