Benjamin Herrenden Birks
A British citizen, domiciled in Singapore.
Graduated from the University of St Andrews in Scotland with a Master of Arts (Honours) and General Management Programme at Harvard Business School.
He appointed as the Commissioner of the Company based on the Resolution of the AGM dated June 11, 2020 and reappointed based on the Resolution of the AGM dated April 12, 2023.
He concurrently serves as a Commissioner of Astra, a Director of Siam City Cement and the Vice Chairman of Refrigeration Electrical Engineering Corporation. He is also the Chairman of MINDSET, a registered charity of Jardine Matheson in Singapore.
Joined Jardine Matheson in 2000 and has held senior positions within the retail, automotive, business outsourcing and IT businesses of the Jardine Matheson Group. Prior to his current appointment as Group Managing Director of Jardine Cycle & Carriage, he was the Chief Executive of Jardine International Motors, Zung Fu Group, Jardine Pacific and IKEA Hong Kong (2008-2019).
He has no affiliation relationship with other members of the Board of Commissioners, members of the Board of Directors, or with the controlling shareholders.