Chief Financial Officer
Manfred joined SATS as Chief Financial Officer in September 2017. He oversees the group's finance operations which include strategic financial management, group treasury and insurance, investor relations, investment monitoring, group procurement and property management.
Manfred has over 25 years of investment banking, direct investments and financial management experience. He has held senior leadership roles in corporate finance and investment management, and has conducted corporate advisory, mergers and acquisitions activities in Asia.
Before joining SATS, Manfred was the Group Chief Financial Officer of SMRT Corporation Ltd, where he was primarily responsible for driving changes to the business and financing structure of the Group. At SMRT, Manfred led a special task force that developed and facilitated the transition of SMRT Trains Limited to the new rail financing framework, and eventually managed the subsequent privatisation of SMRT by Temasek Holdings in 2016.
Manfred sits on numerous boards of SATS subsidiaries and associate companies. Manfred graduated with Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) in Mathematics from Queen Mary College, University of London and obtained his Master’s degree in Business Administration from the London Business School. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the UK, and has been conferred an Advanced Diploma in Corporate Finance (CF) and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA).