Our Senior Leadership


Chia Nam Toon

Mr CHIA Nam Toon

Chief Executive Officer, Ascendas Fund Management


Mr Chia was appointed CEO of the Manager of Ascendas Reit on 1 April 2016, and is responsible for its overall management and operations. He was previously the Group CFO for Ascendas-Singbridge, responsible for leading the Group’s finance organization and providing strategic financial leadership. His responsibilities include formulating financial policies, strategies and plans, and overseeing the financial and reporting functions.


Prior to the merger between Ascendas and Singbridge, Mr Chia was concurrently Ascendas’ Group CFO and Group ACEO, overseeing Ascendas’ corporate services which include Strategy Management, Communications, Legal & Corporate Secretariat, Enterprise Risk Management, Information Management, and Finance.

Before joining Ascendas, Mr Chia was the Finance Director and Acting Chief Operating Officer of PEC Tech Group, an engineering and forestry services business division of a large regional conglomerate. He has extensive Asia Pacific experience having spent 12 years with ICI Plc, a major specialty chemical company in various senior roles in finance, corporate planning, and general management based in Kuala Lumpur, London and Singapore. He had also spent 4 years with F&N Coca-Cola in Malaysia.

Mr Chia is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants UK (FCCA), a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore, and holds a Diploma in Commerce from Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Malaysia.