Bey Soo Khiang is the Vice-Chairman of RGE and Chairman of APRIL Group.

As RGE Vice-Chairman, an appointment he held since March 2011, Mr. Bey oversees various aspects of RGE’s business management and corporate support functions across its key business groups in areas such as Environmental Sustainability, Research & Development (R&D) and Digital Transformation. He also spearheads the Group’s transformation into a LEAN organisation that embraces continuous improvement while advancing knowledge management capabilities.

As the Chairman of APRIL Group, he actively advises APRIL Group’s operations in Indonesia on matters relating to sustainable development.

Mr Bey is also the Executive Adviser of the Tanoto Foundation, providing counsel and close management on critical matters affecting the Foundation’s longer-term strategic direction.

Before joining RGE, Mr. Bey spent 11 years in Singapore Airlines (SIA) holding positions in Technical/Operations as well as Human Resources. He has also held key appointments such as Chairman of SIA Cargo Pte Ltd, Chairman of Silkair Pte Ltd, Chairman of Singapore Flying College, and Board Member of Virgin Atlantic Limited.

As former Chief of the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF), Mr. Bey made significant contributions to the transformation of the RSAF into the modern and advanced air force it is today. His continued success with the forces saw him eventually assume the top post as Singapore’s Chief of Defence Force (CDF) from 1995-2000, where he played an instrumental role in defence diplomacy by strengthening and expanding ties between the SAF and other armed forces around the world.

While serving as the CDF, he was also appointed as a member of the Board of Directors for Singapore Technologies Engineering and Singapore Airlines Limited.

Bey Soo Khiang holds a Master in Arts (Engineering) from University of Cambridge and a Master in Public Administration from Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He has also attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.