Jonathan Asherson

Jonathan Asherson

Independent Director
Chairman of Audit and Risk Management Committee Member of Nominating Committee

Jonathan Asherson has rich experience in regional strategy and business, and the power and engineering industries. He has served as non-executive Chairman of Rolls-Royce Singapore, regional director for ASEAN and the Pacific at Rolls-Royce and held various positions in Siemens’ industrial power business in China, Malaysia, Germany and United States.

Jonathan is an independent director of Genting Singapore LTD and Tru-Marine Pte Ltd. He is an advisory board member of Supply Chain and Logistics Academy. He advises Partners in Performance Pte Ltd, a performance improvement company and Byhiras LTD of the United Kingdom, an investment finance technology company.

His previous appointments include Chairman and Vice-chairman of Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, President of the British Chamber of Commerce and board member of the Singapore Economic Development Board. He was also a Council member of the Singapore National Employer’s Federation and the Singapore Business Federation.

He has served as an advisor to various organisations in Singapore and the United Kingdom, including being an independent director of the UK Department for International Trade (Southeast Asia), the Singapore Institute of International Affairs, institutes within the Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*STAR), Science and Technology Advisory Council at the Engineering Research Institute @ NTU and Nanyang Technological University School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He also served on the Ngee Ann Polytechnic Aerospace Technology Advisory Committee and Nanyang Polytechnic Engineering Advisory Committee.

Jonathan is qualified as a chartered engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kingston University, United Kingdom.