Cheng Wai Keung

Deputy Chairman
Temasek Holdings

Mr Cheng Wai Keung joined Temasek as a Director in September 2011, and was appointed Deputy Chairman since November 2013.

Mr Cheng is Chairman and Managing Director of Wing Tai Holdings Limited, which holds interests in the property, hospitality and retail sectors in the region. Mr Cheng also holds directorships on a number of companies.  He is the Chairman of Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd, Vice Chairman of Singapore-Suzhou Township Development Pte Ltd and Director of  MOH Holdings Pte Ltd.  Mr Cheng also sits on the Board of Supervisors of China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park Development Group Co., Ltd (People’s Republic of China).

Mr Cheng served as a director in various industries both locally and overseas. He chaired the boards of power and utilities, media and broadcasting companies, as well as multinational corporations engaged in global shipping and logistics, and international hospitality businesses.

Mr Cheng also served on many government bodies, including the Economic Development Board, Singapore Trade Development Board and Singapore Productivity and Standards Board. He also sat on national committees involved in automation, economic development, SME development, productivity improvement and land policy. 

Away from his public sector contribution, Mr Cheng is active in community service through his involvement with grassroots organizations in nearly 30 years.  He was Justice of The Peace appointed by the Singapore President from 2000 to 2020, and was awarded the Public Service Star (BBM) in 1987, the Public Service Star (Bar) (BBM-Lintang) in 1997 and the Distinguished Service Order (DUBC-Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang) in August 2007 by the Singapore Government in recognition of his service.

Mr Cheng was also awarded the Alumni Service Medal in 2006 in honour of his achievement in service to the University of Chicago, from which he graduated with Masters of Business Administration in 1973. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University in 1971.