Independent Non-Executive Director 

Francis was appointed on 18 November 2016 as an Independent Director of Koda. He is currently the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee. 
Francis has considerable experience in investment and corporate banking as well as the securities industry. He held senior managerial positions in UOB Bank Group before moving to DBS Securities Group where he was a Director of Business Development. 
Francis has worked for a private group of companies since 2000. He is a Director of Kaicoh Ltd., a holding company which owns various companies in the metal stamping and assembly, machine manufacturing and fabrication, laser and lighting businesses. He sat on the boards of these subsidiaries that are located in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Germany. He oversaw the operations of some of these subsidiaries as Managing Director and was also involved in various merger and acquisition transactions. 
Francis is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (United Kingdom). He was last re-elected to the Board at the 2017 AGM.