Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Mr. William Wei Huang
Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. William Wei Huang is our founder, chairman of our board of directors and, since 2002, has served as our chief executive officer. From 2004 to 2020, Mr. Huang also served as a director of Haitong-Fortis Private Equity Fund Management Co., Ltd., a domestic private equity fund management company in China. Prior to founding our company, he served as a senior vice president of Shanghai Meining Computer Software Co., Ltd., which operates, a website primarily providing finance and securities related information and services in China.

Mr. Sio Tat Hiang

Mr. Sio Tat Hiang is vice-chairman of our board of directors and has been a director of our company since August 2014. Since 2020, Mr. Sio has been a director of ST Telemedia (the sole indirect shareholder of STT GDC), and STTC. From 2012 to 2020 Mr. Sio was a director of STT GDC, from 2017 to 2020, Mr. Sio was the chairman of the board of STT GDC and from 2017 to 2022 Mr Sio was Chairman of the Board of Virtus HoldCo Limited. In addition, Mr. Sio currently also sits on the Board of U Mobile Sdn Bhd and is the chairman of the board of STT Global Data Centers India Private Limited. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with honors from the National University of Singapore and attended the London Business School Senior Executive Programme.

Mr. Satoshi Okada

Mr. Satoshi Okada has been a director of our company since June 2014. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Okada had held various management positions within the Softbank Corp. group. Since 2008, he also serves as a director of Japan, which is engaged in the Alibaba related business. Mr. Okada also serves as a director on the board of Baozun Inc., a Nasdaq-listed company since 2014 and while it was a public company in Hong Kong from 2007 to 2012.

Mr. Bruno Lopez

Mr. Bruno Lopez has been a director of our company since August 2014. Mr. Lopez is President and Group Chief Executive Officer of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC). He has been responsible for the overall leadership, direction, growth, and development of the STT GDC group since its inception in 2014. He is also concurrently Deputy Chief Executive Officer at ST Telemedia (STT). Under his leadership, STT GDC has become one of the fastest-growing data centre providers in Asia and Europe. The company has built a substantial portfolio of integrated data centres across a global platform serving all the major cloud service providers and enterprises in Singapore, India, Thailand, South Korea, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, and the Philippines; through VIRTUS Data Centres in the UK and Germany, and GDS in China. In addition to his role as President and Group CEO, Bruno also sits on the Board and chairs the Executive Committees in all these companies. Mr. Lopez has been instrumental in steering the company to achieve market leadership in significant economies, solidifying the STT GDC group’s reputation as a prominent player in the global data centre industry. An industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications and data centres industry, Bruno was most recently named to Capacity Media’s 2023 Power 100 list, recognising his contributions to the wholesale carrier and ICT industry. Mr. Lopez’s track record includes founding roles as the CEO and Executive Director of Keppel Data Centres where he played a key role in building up the company’s growth and expansion in Asia and Europe. He also established the Securus Data Property Fund, an investment fund focused on data centre assets in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, and the Middle East, which later merged with Keppel Data Centres’ assets during the company’s SGX REIT listing. Mr. Lopez holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours from the National University of Singapore and a Master’s from Rutgers University, USA.

Mr. Liu Chee Ming

Mr. Liu Chee Ming has been a director of our company since December 2023. Mr. Liu has over 40 years of experience across the financial services sector across Asia Pacific. Mr. Liu is currently the Managing Director of Platinum Holdings Company Limited, which he established in March 1996. Mr. Liu is an Independent Non-Executive Director of ST Telemedia since September 2020. He has also been an Independent Director of OUE Hospitality Trust Management Pte. Ltd. since June 2013. In June 2018, he was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, where he also chairs the remuneration committee. He was also appointed as a Director of SingEx-Sphere Holdings Pte Ltd (now known as Constellar Holdings Pte. Ltd.) in April 2021 and was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited in May 2021. Mr. Liu was a member of the Takeovers Appeal Committee and the Deputy Chairman of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel of the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong from April 2008 to March 2010, April 2014 to March 2016 and April 2018 to March 2020. Between July 2019 and July 2023, he was a member of the Listing Review Committee of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Mr. Liu has been a Governor of the Singapore International School (Hong Kong) since May 2006 and was appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Singapore International School (Hong Kong) in January 2020. Mr. Liu was an Independent Supervisor of the Supervisory Committee of Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties Co., Ltd. (a company which was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and privatised in September 2016) from May 2015 to March 2019. Mr. Liu holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the former University of Singapore.
Mr. Lim Ah Doo
Independent Director

Mr. Lim Ah Doo has served as our director since August 2014. Mr. Lim is currently chairman and independent non-executive director of Olam Group Limited, formerly known as Olam International Limited, as well as an independent non-executive director of GP Industries Limited, Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (STE) and U Mobile Sdn Bhd. He also chairs the audit committees of GP Industries and U Mobile, and is a member of the audit committee of STE. From 2020 to 2023, Mr. Lim was a non-executive director of ST Telemedia and STTC and chaired the audit committee of STTC. Mr Lim was a non-executive director of Virtus HoldCo Ltd and chaired Virtus audit committee from 2016 to 2022, and a non-executive director of GDC India Pte Ltd and chaired GDC India audit committee from 2016 to 2023. From 2016 to 2020, Mr. Lim served as an independent non-executive director of STT GDC and chaired the audit committee of STT GDC. During his 18-year distinguished banking career in Morgan Grenfell, Mr. Lim held several key positions including chairing Morgan Grenfell (Asia). From 2003 to 2007, he was president and then vice chairman of the RGM group International (RGMI), a leading global resource-based group and in 2008, he served as deputy chairman RGMI. Mr. Lim obtained a bachelor’s degree in engineering with honors from the Queen Mary College, University of London, and an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management.

Ms. Bin Yu
Independent Director

Ms. Bin Yu has served as our independent director since November 2016. She served as the chief financial officer for Lingochamp Information Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a company engaged in AI driven education from September 2017 to January 2020. Ms. Yu has served as an independent director of Zero2IPO Holdings Inc., a company committed to providing the industry with leading services for entrepreneurship and investment since December 2020, and an independent director of iDreamSky Technology Holdings Limited, a leading mobile game publisher in China listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since May 2018. From 2015 to May 2017, she served as the chief financial officer of Innolight Technology Corp. From 2013 to 2015, she served as a director and the chief financial officer of Star China Media Limited, a company engaged in the entertainment TV programs business. From 2012 to 2013, she was a senior vice president of Youku Tudou Inc., and had responsibility for the company’s investments in content production, mergers and acquisitions and strategic investments. She previously served as the chief financial officer from 2012 to 2013, and the vice president of finance from 2010 to 2011, of Youku Tudou’s predecessor, Tudou Holdings Limited. Prior to that, she worked at KPMG from 1999 to 2010 and was a senior manager of KPMG’s Greater China region. Ms. Yu received a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Toledo, and an EMBA from Tsinghua University and INSEAD, respectively. Ms. Yu is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States admitted by the Accountancy Board of Ohio.
Mr. Zulkifli Baharudin
Independent Director

Mr. Zulkifli Baharudin has served as our independent director since November 2016. Since 2011, he has been serving as the executive chairman of Indo-Trans Corporation, a logistics and supply chain company across Indo-China. Mr. Zulkifli has been the non-executive director on the Board of Asian Plantations Limited and SymAsia Foundation Limited since 2014 and 2015 respectively. Mr. Zulkifli has been the non-executive director on the Board of STT GDC Indonesia JVCo Pte. Ltd and PT STT GDC Indonesia since July 2021 and September 2021 respectively. Mr. Zulkifli has been the non-executive director on the Board of NTUC Fairprice Co-Operative Limited since May 2023. Mr. Zulkifli also serves as Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. From 1997 to 2001, he also served as a nominated member of Parliament in Singapore. Mr. Zulkifli received his bachelor’s degree in estate management from the National University of Singapore.

Mr. Chang Sun
Independent Director

Mr. Chang Sun has served as our independent director since April 2017. Since 2017, Mr. Sun is a firm partner and Chairman for China at TPG, a global alternative investment firm. Prior to joining TPG, he founded and was the chairman and founder of Black Soil Group Ltd., an agriculture impact investing company. Prior to founding Black Soil in 2015, Mr. Sun was the chairman of Asia Pacific at Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm, where he had served for 20 years. Mr. Sun also is the founder and honorary chairman of the China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and the founder and current executive vice chairman of the China Real Estate Developers and Investor’s Association. He is also a board member of the Lauder Institute of the Wharton School and a board member of The China Entrepreneur Club. Mr. Sun earned a joint degree of MA/MBA from the Joseph Lauder Institute of International Management and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Gary J. Wojtaszek

Mr. Gary J. Wojtaszek has served as our director since June 2018, and had been an observer of our board of directors since October 2017. Mr. Wojtaszek has extensive experience founding, growing, leading, and monetizing private and public companies of scale. He is the founder and CEO of RecNation, which is the largest institutional owner of specialized boat and RV storage facilities in the United States. From August 2011 to February 2020, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of CyrusOne, Inc., a real estate investment trust that builds and manages carrier-neutral hyperscale data centers globally and was one of the top 5 best performing REITS in the US under his leadership. Prior to CONE, Mr. Wojtaszek served as chief financial officer and board member of Cincinnati Bell Inc., where he had responsibility for the data center business and oversaw CyrusOne’s successful creation, spin-off, and IPO. Before joining Cincinnati Bell in July 2008, he held various senior financial executive positions in Semi-conductor, Automotive and Educational companies. He also is a board member of Quantum Loophole, developer of master planned data center communities in the U.S, Nxtra Data Centers in India, Involta Data Center in the US and recently served on the Board of Talen Energy which is one of the largest power generation providers in the United States overseeing its bankruptcy reorganization and the development of a data center next to a nuclear plant as part of Cumulus Data. Mr. Wojtaszek serves as an industry advisor to global investment firm, The Carlyle Group, Inc. and Actis, a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure and sits on the board of the data center engineering program at Southern Methodist University. He has a BA from Rutgers University and a MBA from Columbia University.
Ms. Judy Qing Ye
Independent director

Ms. Judy Qing Ye has served as our independent director since October 2018. Ms. Judy Qing Ye is the managing partner for Yimei Capital, a global alternative investment firm and has over 20 years of experience in investment. Prior to founding Yimei Capital in 2011, Ms. Ye was the Asia Head of EM Alternatives (“EMA”), a global private equity firm from 2008 to 2010. Prior to EMA, Ms. Ye served as director of strategic investments at Hewlett-Packard Company from 2001 to 2008. In her earlier career, Ms. Ye worked as M&A project manager at PepsiCo, New York from 1997 to 1999. Ms. Ye is also the co-founder and managing partner of NE Social Impact Fund (NESIF), a dedicated social impact investing fund in China. Ms. Ye is also the council member of United Way Shanghai, a global non-profit charitable organization. She is also the President of the Wharton Club of Shanghai and the Director of the Union of Finance Alumni of Peking University (UFAPKU). Ms. Ye received her bachelor of economics degree from Peking University and earned her MA from Tufts University, MBA from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Jonathan King
Member of the Executive Committee

Mr. Jonathan King has been a member of our executive committee since October 2016 and has been involved with our company since 2014, in his role as Group Chief Strategy and Investment Officer of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC). In this role, he is responsible for leading the growth of STT GDC into new regions in addition to managing the existing portfolio of investments. Since joining STT GDC, Mr. King has been leading the establishment and expansion of STT GDC’s high quality platforms across 10 geographies with significant presence in Asia and Europe. Prior to joining STT GDC, Mr. King was instrumental in the formation and operation of Securus Data Property Fund (Securus) where he was co-CEO. Securus was an investment fund that developed a portfolio of high quality data centres across Asia Pacific and Europe. This business has since been listed on the SGX as Keppel DC REIT (SGX: KDCREIT). Prior to this, Mr. King was an Associate Director at Macquarie Bank focused on real estate investment banking. Mr. King has over 25 years of global investment experience in the data centre, finance, real estate and engineering industries. In the data centre space, he has led over US$3.0bn of transactions since 2011. Mr. King holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Honours) from the University of Sydney, Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Finance and Investment from Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). He is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).
Mr. Hoi Tung
Board Observer

Mr. Hoi Tung is currently the Chairman and CEO of China Ping An Insurance Overseas (Holdings) Limited. From 2014 to 2016, Mr. Tung was the Chairman of Investment Committee of Ping An Insurance (Group) of China, Ltd. From 2004 to 2014, Mr. Tung was the Chairman and CEO of Ping An Trust Co. Ltd. Before joining Ping An, Mr. Tung was an executive director with Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C., advising major financial institutions in the Asia Pacific region on restructuring, M&As and capital markets activities. Mr. Tung started his career as a management consultant with McKinsey & Co. He obtained a Master’s degree in Engineering Science with first honor from Oriel College, University of Oxford, and an MBA from INSEAD. Mr. Tung is a member of the Provost’s Court of his alma mater Oriel College, Oxford, and an inaugural member of the Global Finance Leader’s Fellowship at the Aspen Institute.