Dr. Ho Nyok Yong
- Position: Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Ho Nyok Yong joined Samwoh Group of Companies as Technical Director in 2005 and has over 25 years of diversified experience in the construction sector. He holds a doctorate degree in civil engineering from the University of Dundee in Scotland. He is a registered Professional Engineer of Singapore and Malaysia as well as a Chartered Structural Engineer of UK.
Dr Ho was appointed as Chief Operating Officer cum Group Technical Director in 2013. He has been instrumental in mapping the Group’s sustainable blueprint and roadmap. He has spearheaded many practical research works on the development of green technologies and products for the Group. These exemplary green initiatives have propelled the company to clinch many top distinguished green awards and certifications.
Dr Ho is also a well-respected figure in the built environment sector. He was the recipient of the inaugural BCA-SGBC Green Innovator of the Year Award in 2011. He was appointed as the President of Singapore Contractors Association Ltd for two terms from 2011 to 2015 and Industry Ambassador for Building & Construction Authority (BCA) from 2012 to 2016. Presently, he is elected as the 1st Vice President of Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) and sits on various committees of BCA.