Prof. Claude Wischik - Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive
Professor Wischik is board-certified in psychiatry and a professor of Old Age Psychiatry at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. A pioneer in Tau research, he discovered the tau protein compositional structure of the Alzheimer’s tangles and established that it was possible to dissolve tangles with pharmaceutically viable compounds that act as Tau Aggregation Inhibitors.
Tay Siew Choon - Deputy Chairman
Mr Tay has many years of experience in managing diverse technology businesses and was the COO of Singapore Technologies Pte Ltd. prior to his retirement in 2004. Holding a degree in electrical engineering and an MSc in systems engineering, he is also a board member at WisTa Laboratories Ltd. (a TauRx group company), Pan United Corporation Ltd. and Straco Corporation Ltd.
Dr Seng Shay Way - Managing Director
Dr Seng is a practising obstetrician, gynaecologist and reproductive specialist at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and obtained his Masters in reproductive medicine from the University of New South Wales in Australia. He is currently the Medical director of Seng’s OG Practice Pte Ltd, a visiting IVF specialist at Raffles Hospital and board member of Age D'Or Healthcare Pte Ltd.
Prof. Stephen Logan - Director
Professor Logan is the Chair of NHS Grampian having previously been Senior Vice-Principal of the University of Aberdeen where, as a neurophysiologist, his research interests were in the way the brain controls blood pressure, memory and appetite. He has published more than 100 scientific articles and has served on Research Council, Wellcome Trust and Health Department advisory panels. He is currently a board member of the Economic Development Organisation, Opportunity North East (ONE) where he chairs the Life Sciences Board and of WisTa Laboratories Ltd. and PoreDeen Pte Ltd (TauRx group companies).
Dr Sushilan Vasoo - Director
Dr Vasoo is an Associate Professorial Fellow in the Department of Social Work, National University of Singapore and an independent director of AEI Corporation. His research areas cover social issues in ageing. He is also a board member of WisTa Laboratories Ltd and PoreDeen Pte Ltd. (TauRx group companies) and was a Member of Parliament in the Government of Singapore from 1984 to 2001 and Chairman of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Community Development.
George Chia - Director
Mr Chia has been running his own paper business for 42 years. He is also a board member of WisTa Laboratories Ltd. and PoreDeen Pte. Ltd. (TauRx Group companies), and the Chairman of Premier Disposable Products Ltd (Hong Kong) and Guangdong Josco Disposable Product Ltd (China). Prior to his present appointment, he was Managing Director of Kookaburra Paper Products Pte. Ltd and Premier Paper Doyleys Pte. Ltd.
Paul Cheng - Director
Mr. Cheng is Managing Director and Head of Corporate Planning at DBS Bank where he is responsible for driving the bank’s merger and acquisition activities and strategic initiatives. Between 2012-14, he was also concurrently the Chief Operating Officer for DBS Group Finance. Prior to joining DBS, Paul worked with the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Temasek Holdings and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation. Paul graduated from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 2000.
Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay - Director
Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay is the Chairman and Chief Executive of Genting Berhad, the holding company of the Genting Group, and has served in various positions with the Group in the past 40 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of London, UK, and attended the Programme Management Development of Harvard Business School, Harvard University, USA. He is also a visiting Professor of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK and an Honorary Professor of Xiamen University, China.
Tan Kong Han - Director
Mr Tan is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Genting Berhad and Deputy Chief Executive of Genting Plantations Berhad. He holds a MA from St. John’s College, Cambridge, UK, and was called to the English Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) in 1989 and the Malaysian Bar in 1990. He worked in investment banking prior to joining Tanjong Public Limited Company as the Group Chief Operating Officer in 2003 and left Tanjong in 2007 to join Genting.