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Richard Lai, Singapore Post

Richard Lai, Group Chief Financial Officer, Singapore Post Limited.
Singapore Post Limited

Richard Lai is Group Chief Financial Officer of Singapore Post Group Limited (SingPost), Singapore's national postal agency. The public listed global company today pioneers eCommerce logistics as well as provides innovative mail and logistics solutions around the world, with operations in 19 markets.

Richard joins SingPost Group from real estate giant GuocoLand Limited, part of the Hong Leong Group Malaysia, where he served for almost four years as CFO.

Richard has more than 25 years of experience in the financial, property and banking industries; holding key roles in finance, banking, asset management, mergers & acquisitions (M&A) and logistics. Prior to Guocoland, Richard served as Group CFO for Tee International another SGX-listed entity in engineering, real estate and infrastructure, after founding capital management firm Labro Capital. He has also served as CFO, Deputy CEO and subsequently, was appointed CEO of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management.