Othman Bin Wok

Chairman & Independent Director

Mr Othman Bin Wok is the Chairman of the Board and an Independent Director since March 1996. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mr Othman started his career in journalism with Utusan Melayu Press, Singapore in 1946 and left as Deputy Editor after 17 years.

From 1963, Mr Othman was the Minister for Social Affairs in Singapore for 14 years till 1977, and then as the Singapore Ambassador to Indonesia till 1980. He was the Singapore Honorary Consul at the Consulate of the Principality Monaco from 1996 to 1999.

Mr Othman is currently a permanent member of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights since March 1981.

Mr Othman holds a Diploma in Journalism from the Polytechnic School of Journalism, London.