Liau Beng Chye

Founder & Chairman

sDSC_9526 4rMr. Liau holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with First Class Honours from the National University of Singapore. He spent the first two years of his career in oil exploration, specializing in data acquisition, processing, analysis and interpretation. Subsequently Mr. Liau started several companies and took them to fruition stage before selling them to public companies.

He also has an extensive experience in starting companies and taking them for public listing. Over the last 30 years, Mr. Liau has accumulated a wealth of experience in sales, marketing, project management and general management in the mining, manufacturing, construction, real estate, IT, M&E and lighting industries. He is now the Chairman of ArmorShield Holdings Pte Ltd.

Mr Liau sits on numerous professional bodies. He is currently the Honorary Chairman of the Chartered Management Institute, Singapore (www.managers.org.sg), and the Advisor of Singapore Innovation & Productivity Institute (SiPi).

He was a council member, Deputy Chairman of Institute of Business (IOB@SCCCI) and Enterprise Development Centre (EDC@SCCCI) of Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Mr Liau was the Chairman of Chartered Management Institute Singapore between 1996-2006, As the Chairman of the Institute, Mr. Liau successfully initiated a Memorandum of Understanding with the then PSB in 1999, now known as Spring Singapore (The Standards, Productivity and Innovation Board, called SPRING Singapore, is a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry dedicated to the promotion of Singapore’s economic growth and productivity) to undertake collaborative work on a new International Management Action Award (www.imaa.org.sg) .

This strategic alliance aims to identify and recognize individuals who have demonstrated outstanding management action capabilities and leadership quality. He served as co-chairman of the steering committee, a member of Award Council and Selection Committee of the International Management Action Award.

He was a council member and the Chairman of the Building Product and Construction Material Industry Group of the Singapore Manufacturers’ Federation. He was also a Council Member, Chairman of the Membership Growth Committee and Chairman of the Joint Activities Committee of the Institution of Engineers, Singapore.