Board of Directors

Dr Lian Hwee Peng Rebecca

Non-executive/Independent Director

Dr Lian was appointed as a non-executive independent Director of the Company on 1 May 2022.

Dr Lian has extensive experience in the food industry with major food groups. Her experience spans Research & Development and Product Innovation in multiple food categories such as Frozen Foods, Ambient Culinary, Coffee and Beverages, Dairy, Nutrition for seniors, Confectionary and Snacks, Food for Special Medical Purposes, Food Service and Quick Service Restaurant products. Dr Lian was with the Nestle group for more than 30 years, holding various leadership positions. She spent more than 20 years in China as Head of Nestle Operation and Manufacturing and Head R&D Centre, Nestle China. From 2016 to 2019, Dr Lian was a Distinguished Fellow and Co-Laboratory Director, Wilmar-NUS Lab Product Innovation and Program on Food, the New Medicine.

Dr Lian is an Innovation Advisor, Innovation Partner for Impact Singapore (a subsidiary of Enterprise Singapore) and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at Nanyang Technological University. She is Chief Technology Officer at Green Planet Foods Pte Ltd, a start-up company focused on the China market.

Dr Lian holds Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in Food Technology from the University of Reading, United Kingdom. She also completed a Mastering Technology Enterprise course at IMD Business School, Switzerland.