TAKEDAGAWA HIROYUKI | Chief Operations Director
Mr. Takedagawa joined Yongnam in 2013. He has more than 40 years of experience in project management and marketing after an illustrious career with a Japanese construction company. He has overseen many mega projects in Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Romania, Bulgaria, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Middle East. Notable projects managed by Mr. Takedagawa include the Tokyo Trans Bay Highway in Japan, KCRC East Rail Extension in Hong Kong, Tangguh LNG Project in Papua New Guinea and Marina Coastal Expressway in Singapore. He graduated from Nagasaki University in Japan, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
Dr. WILLIAM KOH HOCK ANN | Director - Building Division
Dr. William Koh joined Yongnam in 2015 with more than 20 years of experience in the building and construction industry, having worked in local and foreign multi-national companies both locally and overseas. He has successfully completed notable projects in Singapore, Qatar, Vietnam and Myanmar, including The Sail Condominium, IBM Singapore Technology Park, Bell Helicopter & Cessna MRO Facility in Singapore; Asian Games Village in Qatar; a power facility in Vietnam and the design of Somerset Kabar Aye Yangon/68 Residences mixed development in Myanmar. Dr. William Koh obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management and a Master of Science in Project Management from Heroit-Watt University, UK, and a PhD in Project Management from University of Canterbury, UK. He is also a Chartered Building Engineer (CABE) of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers.
CHELVADURAI HARENDRAN | Engineering Director
Mr. Harendran joined Yongnam in 1997. He has close to 50 years of experience in the building and construction industry, having started his career in 1971 with Ove Arup & Partners in London as a Design Engineer, and transferred to their Singapore office in 1975. He joined Woh Hup Pte Ltd in 1979 as Chief Engineer (Design) and Head of Design Department. In 1984 he joined Low Keng Huat (S) Ltd as Project Manager and managed several key projects including New Tech Park and Keppel Distripark. Since joining Yongnam Mr. Harendran has been responsible for the installation of several notable structural steel projects including Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Ion Orchard, Delhi International Airport T3, Gardens by The Bay, Mumbai International Airport T2, Singapore Sports Hub, Marina One and Jewel Changi Airport. Mr. Harendran graduated in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science degree from University College, London, and is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a Chartered Engineer in the UK and a Professional Engineer in Singapore.
CHEONG HOCK CHOON | Project Director
Mr. Cheong joined Yongnam in 1978 and has more than 30 years of experience in steel structure and infrastructure projects. From 1999 onwards he was seconded to Hong Kong to manage the Group's Hong Kong/China operations which included a number of projects such as Hong Kong Police Headquarters, KCRC East Rail Extension and other Hong Kong infrastructure development projects. Between 2006 to 2012, Mr. Cheong was concurrently managing projects in the Middle East, notably the Dubai Metro project. Mr. Cheong currently heads the Group's operations in Hong Kong.
SEOW SOON HOCK | Production Director
Mr. Seow has been with Yongnam for more than 30 years and has comprehensive knowledge in production, production planning and logistics management. He is responsible for all fabrication, scheduling, allocation of resources and progress tracking as well as providing technical assistance and innovative methods to engineering design.
SIK KAY LEE | Project Director
Mr. Sik joined Yongnam in 2006 and has more than 30 years of working experience in building and civil engineering projects, having started his career as a site engineer in 1982. He has worked in local and foreign multi-national companies as Project Manager and Project Director. Notable projects managed by Mr. Sik include the Seraya Power Station, SAFTI Military Institute and Singapore Post Centre. In Yongnam, Mr. Sik was instrumental in the successful completion of MBS South Podium, temporary steel works of several projects for Marina Coastal Expressway, MRT Circle Line 5 and Down Town Line 2 and 3. Mr. Sik graduated from the University of Leicester, UK, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.
YANG EUN KYU | Director - Technical (Civil)
Mr. Yang joined Yongnam in 2015. He has close to 40 years of experience in project management and marketing with a Korean construction company. He has completed many mega projects in South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, India and the Middle East, including the MRT Northeast Line, Marina Coastal Expressway and Kallang Paya Lebar Expressway in Singapore, MTR (Shatin-Central) in Hong Kong, Seoul Metro in South Korea, and a sewerage project in the Middle East. Mr. Yang graduated from Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea in 1980, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
KOH ENG SENG | Director - Specialist Civil Engineering
Mr. Koh joined Yongnam in 1981 and has more than 30 years of experience in infrastructure projects. He was instrumental in the successful completion of several major MRT and vehicle tunnel projects such as the Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway and the Marina Coastal Expressway, which involved the construction of a cofferdam in the open sea at Marina Bay.
TAKASHI WATABE | Director - Engineering
Mr. Watabe joined Yongnam in 2009 after having worked for JFE Engineering Corporation, a leading engineering and construction company in Japan. He graduated from Waseda University of Tokyo, Japan, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Structural Engineering. Mr. Watabe has amassed many years of experience in the field of structural steel engineering and construction as well as project management. He has worked on many mega projects for both the Japanese and international markets. His signature projects in Singapore are One Raffles Quay Building, Skypark and Crystal Pavilions at the Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort, Civic, Cultural and Retail Complex, International Cruise Terminal and the Singapore Sports Hub.
HO WAN BOON | Director - Technical
Mr. Ho joined Yongnam in 2007 after more than 20 years in structural design, investigation and engineering quality management in the former Public Works Department, lndeco Consortium, CPG Consultants and CPG Laboratories. He obtained his German professional qualification Diplom-lngenieur (Fachhochschule) in Civil Engineering with specialisation in Structural Engineering in 1981, Master of Science in Engineering with Distinction from Imperial College, UK, in 1990, and Diploma of International Welding
Engineer from International Institute of Welding in 2012. Mr. Ho is a Professional Engineer (Civil) in Singapore, a Chartered Engineer of the UK Engineering Council and the UK Institution of Structural Engineers, a Technical Assessor for Structural Steelwork Inspection of the Singapore Accreditation Council and an MOM Design-for-Safety Professional. He is the Technical Controller for BCA General Builder Class One and Specialist Builder (structural steelwork, piling works and precast concrete works) licences for Yongnam Engineering & Construction (Pte) Ltd. Mr. Ho is the Honorary Treasurer of the Singapore Structural Steel Society.
TEO SHENG KIONG | Group Financial Controller
Having served Yongnam from 2002 to 2004, Mr. Teo returned in 2007. He has worked in listed companies such as Inter-Roller Engineering Ltd and Singapore Computer Systems Ltd. and has regional exposure to countries including China and Malaysia. Mr. Teo graduated from Lancaster University, UK, with 1st Class Honours in Accounting & Finance in 1994.