We are Singapore's largest listed
real estate agency.

Board Of Directors

Mr Mohamed Ismail GafooreCo-founder, Executive Chairman and CEO

Mr. Mohamed Ismail Gafoore is our co-founder, Executive Chairman and CEO. Having more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, Ismail has an intimate understanding of the industry and our business. He is responsible for our Group’s strategic direction and oversees business operations of the Group as a whole including functions such as compliance, finance, human resources, legal, marketing, operations, sales and information technology.

Prior to joining the real estate industry and subsequently founding Nooris Consultants Pte. Ltd. in 1996, Ismail served as an officer in the Singapore Armed Forces and has continued service to the nation as part of the military reserve force. Ismail currently holds the rank of Colonel (NS) in the Singapore Armed Forces. Please refer to the section in this Prospectus entitled “Our Business – History and Development” for details on how Ismail co-founded our Group.

Ismail holds a bachelor’s degree in Land Economics and an IBMEC higher diploma in Real Estate & Property Management from the University of Technology, Sydney. He is presently a member of the Lifelong Learning Council, a 15-member community led council set up by the Workforce Development Agency of Singapore. From 2010 to 2012, Ismail served as the President of the Institute of Estate Agents. Over the years, Ismail received numerous awards including SMCCI Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2004), Spirit of Enterprise Award (2004), Association of Small and Medium Enterprises’ Top Entrepreneur of the Year (2008), Overall Entrepreneur for eCommerce Awards of the Year (2008) and the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Overall Indian Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Large Enterprise) (2008) and Nexia-TS Entrepreneur of the Year (2015). Most recently in 2017, he received the Berita Harian Business Achiever Award in recognition of his years in the real estate industry and for being an exemplary role model to the Malay/Muslim community in Singapore.

Mr Alan LimCo-founder and Executive Director

Mr. Alan Lim is our co-founder and Executive Director. He is responsible for formulating our Group’s corporate strategies, analysis of various potential business development opportunities and growing our business portfolio. He also oversees the recruitment of our salespersons.

Alan has accumulated a wealth of experience from more than 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry. He was one of the founders of Prulink Realty Pte. Ltd. As a co-founder of our Group, Alan’s expertise in aiding our salespersons and Team Leaders improve their sales performance contributed to the rapid growth of the Group. Notably, together with our other co-founders, Alan developed our Group’s “Dual Career Path” scheme. Please refer to the section in this Prospectus entitled “Our Business – History and Development” for details on how Alan co-founded our Group.

Alan holds a diploma in Electrical Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic. Prior to co-founding the Group, Alan was the founder of Prulink Realty Pte Ltd and Linkvest Realty Pte Ltd and was responsible for all aspects of the real estate businesses

Mr Kelvin FongExecutive Director

Mr. Kelvin Fong joined our management team when he was appointed as an executive director of PropNex Realty on 9 March 2016. He is currently an Executive Director of the Company. He oversees our training development curriculum and is also responsible for our real estate salespersons skills. He also oversees the development of our IT strategies and technology innovations so as to improve our competitive edge in the industry.

Prior to joining our management team, Kelvin was one of our top Team Leaders and his team of salespersons has a strong track record for outstanding sales performance and excellent customer service. Kelvin joined as a PropNex salesperson in 2003. Kelvin holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from La Trobe University, Australia and a Diploma in Electronics Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic.

Dr. Ahmad MagadLead Independent Director
Chairman of Remuneration Committee
Member of Audit and Nominating Committees

Dr. Ahmad Magad is our Lead Independent Director and the chairman of our Remuneration Committee and a member of our Audit and Nominating Committees. Dr Ahmad Magad is the group Managing Director of II-VI Singapore Pte. Ltd as well as the Lead Independent Director of Second Chance Properties Limited. He is presently the President of the Singapore Productivity Association, an affiliate body of SPRING Singapore, the Chairman of the Singapore Productivity Centre, the Senate-chairman of the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), an advisor to the Singapore Malay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SMCCI), a Distinguished Fellow of MDIS, a Fellow of the Certified Public Accountant (Australia), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (United Kingdom) and a Justice of the Peace in Singapore.

Previously, Dr. Ahmad was an elected Member of Parliament for three (3) terms, under Pasir-Ris GRC in 1997 and under Pasir-Ris Punggol GRC in 2001 and 2006. He also served as the Chairman of each of the Government Parliamentary Committees for Finance and Trade and Industry, Manpower and Education at various stages of his tenure as a Member of Parliament.

He was also a member of the Singapore Productivity and Standards Board, a member of the Standards, Productivity and Innovation Board, a member of the National Productivity Council, a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) and the Chairman of the Institute of Management Consultants Board of Governors. He has also sat on the board of various Government statutory boards such as the Public Utilities Board (PUB), the Energy Market Authority (EMA), the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) and the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore (ACRA).

Dr. Ahmad holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from Brunel University (UK), a Masters of Business Administration from Henley Management College/Brunel University (UK), an Advanced Post-Graduate Diploma in Management Consultancy (UK) and an Inginieur Grad. (Graduate Engineer) in Optical Engineering from Fach Hochschule Aalen (Germany). He has also been awarded the Walter L. Hurd Executive Medal by the Asia Pacific Quality Organisation, the Distinguished Fellow Award by MDIS, the Achiever of the Year Award by SMCCI and the Triple A Award (Alumni Achievement Award) by the Asian Institute of Management

Mr Kan Yut KeongIndependent Director
Chairman of Audit Committee
Member of our Remuneration and Nominating Committees

Mr. Kan is our Independent Director. He is the chairman of our Audit Committee and a member of our Remuneration and Nominating Committees. Mr. Kan has more than 34 years of experience in professional accounting, corporate finance and consulting in Asia and in the United Kingdom. He joined PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in UK. His first role was as the senior in-charge of the Insolvency Unit and was transferred to the management consulting unit 3 years later. He was the partner instrumental in the formation of a corporate advisory practice and the incorporation of PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance Pte. Ltd., subsequently, to hold a Capital Market Services Licence to conduct corporate finance activities in Singapore. He was the managing director of PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance Pte. Ltd. until his retirement in June 2014.

Mr. Kan holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Hull, United Kingdom. He is a chartered accountant by training and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and its Corporate Finance Faculty, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Mr. Kan presently sits as a member on the board of the Securities Industry Council of Singapore and the Competition & Consumer Commission of Singapore. He is also an independent director of Nam Cheong Limited.

Mr Low Wee SiongIndependent Director
Chairman of Nominating Committee
Member of Audit and Remuneration Committees

Mr. Low Wee Siong is our Independent Director and the chairman of our Nominating Committee and a member of our Audit and Remuneration Committees. Wee Siong has more than a decade of experience in capital markets and corporate finance. He is currently in legal practice as a director of Wong Tan & Molly Lim LLC. He was previously in legal practice at Stamford Law Corporation (now known as Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC) and Allen & Gledhill. He was also an investment banker at RHB Bank and at HL Bank Singapore. Wee Siong is currently also an independent director of Beng Kuang Marine Limited

Wee Siong has been named as a recommended lawyer for capital markets in Singapore by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 Edition and one of “Singapore’s 70 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in 2016” by the Singapore Business Review. He holds a Bachelor of Laws from the National University of Singapore and a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University. He is an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, a solicitor on the Roll of Solicitors of England and Wales and a Chartered Accountant of Singapore.