Mrs Fang Ai Lian

Advisor, Far East Organization

Mrs Fang Ai Lian serves as a Director in several companies, including the Banyan Tree Holdings Ltd, Singapore Telecommunications Ltd, Metro Holdings Ltd and MediaCorp Pte Ltd. She is a Member of the Governing Board of Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School of Singapore and the Singapore University of Technology and Design’s Board of Trustees. She is also an advisor of Far East Organization.

Mrs Fang was formerly the Chairman of Great Eastern Holdings Ltd from April 2008 till 2014, and the former Chairman of Ernst & Young Singapore from 2005 till 2008. She was with Ernst & Young for 37 years till her retirement on March 31, 2008. She also recently relinquished her Directorship with the Overseas-Chinese Banking Corporation Ltd.

Mrs Fang qualified as a Chartered Accountant in England and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Singapore and a Member of the Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants.