Michelle Cheo Hui Ning

Deputy Chairperson, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Mewah International Inc, Singapore


Ms. Michelle Cheo is the Deputy Chairperson, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director of Mewah International Inc. She joined the Group in 2003 and is responsible for the formulation and execution of overall strategy of the Group, business development, project execution, corporate risk and factory operations. Since joining the Group, Ms Cheo has been instrumental in expanding the supply chain of the Group, including acquiring and building additional refineries in multiple locations, expanding the premium speciality oils business, entering the biodiesel business and dairy sector. Prior to this, she was at Exxon Mobil from 1997 to 2003 in the US and Singapore.

Ms Cheo joined the Council of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industries in 2019, board member and chair of the audit committee of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra since 2016 and as of Dec 2020 sits on the advisory board of James Cook University Singapore. Ms Cheo was the 2019 Her Times Women Empowerment Award Winner for Entrepreneurship and has recently been
awarded Outstanding Chief Executive Of The Year in the 36th Singapore Business Awards 2020/2021.

Ms Cheo graduated with a First Class Honours in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, University of London. She obtained a Master of Business Administration degree from INSEAD in 2004.