skip to Main Content

Our Team

Barghest Building Performance is committed to bring innovative technology solution combined with attractive financing solution that help our customer reach their energy efficiency goals

Management Team

Mr. Poyan Rajamand, CEO

Poyan Rajamand advised Singapore Government Agencies on Green Financing and has been in continuous discussion with Government Linked organizations: SEAS, A*Star, ASME, BCA. Poyan Rajamand has worked with Singapore Government both at his time as consultant in McKinsey & Co as well as a Director in a Public/Private partnership with URA. Mr. Rajamand has received education in ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management Systems.

Mr. Ong En-Ping, CFO

Mr. Ong has extensive real estate expertise and deep network in Singaporean developers, Facilities Management companies and Managing Agents through his engagement in Shing Kwan Group (local property developer) as well as through serving on the board of Sri-Lankan listed Real Estate company Overseas Realty (Ceylon) PLC. He has a finance background in debt origination at JPMorgan, with a deep understanding on how banks approach debt financing and risk mitigation. Mr. Ong has also received education in ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management Systems.

Mr. CV Kumar, COO

C.V. Kumar has over 22 years of expertise in HVAC, Electrical, Controls and Instrumentation space. He is a Senior Energy Management Professional and accredited QuESS (formerly known as KQP) as well as a BCA Registered Energy Auditor who has helped many buildings achieve Green Mark Platinum, Goldplus and Gold awards. Mr. Kumar has overseen major HVAC systems implementation (Design and Built), Energy Conservation projects, Thermal Energy Storage systems as well as Testing and Commissioning in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and China. He is a member of American Society of Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineer (ASHRAE) and Senior Member of Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). He is also a BCA certified Green Mark Facility Manager.


Mr. Ang Kong Hua, Industrial Sector Expertise

A well-known corporate figure in Singapore, Mr. Ang brings many years of rich experience in the manufacturing and services sectors, including the chemicals, electronics, engineering and construction sectors. Mr. Ang started his career at the Economic Development Board after graduating from the University of Hull in the UK. He joined DBS Bank at its inception in 1968 and pioneered its investment banking division. For 28 years since 1974, he was the CEO of NSL Ltd (formerly Nat Steel Ltd) before retiring in 2003 and stayed as its Executive Director till 2010. He currently serves as the non- Executive Chairman of Sembcorp Industries Ltd as well as Director in GIC.  He was formerly Chairman of Singapore Telecommunications and Singapore Post, Non- Executive Chairman of Global Logistic Properties Limited, Vice Chairman of Neptune Orient Lines Ltd and Director of DBS Bank, CIMC Raffles Offshore (Singapore) Limited and k1 Ventures Limited.

Mr. Ang is currently an investor in Barghest Building Performance Pte Ltd and the chairman of its board.

Dr. Kwa Lay Keng

Dr. Kwa Lay Keng, Technology & Operations Expertise

Dr. Kwa Lay Keng is the Chairman of Raffles Marina Holdings Ltd. She is a member of the Management Board of the Energy Studies Institute and the Technology Advisory Panel of Sembcorp Industries Ltd. She is on the Board of Southern Steel Berhad in Malaysia and the SIM University Education Fund. She was formerly the Chief Executive Office of NSL Ltd and during her 23 years tenure, served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive VP of Technology, responsible for the R&D, IT, Energy & Environmental investments and strategies of the NSL Group. She was a member of the Board of the Groups companies in Australia, Thailand, China and Malaysia. She served as the Chairman of the National Energy Efficiency Committee for Industries in Singapore (2000 – 2009) and as a Panel Member of the 2009 Inter Ministerial Sustainability Green Plan for Singapore. She is currently a member of the Steering Committee of the Singapore Certified Energy Managers’ Programme.

Dr. Kwa is an independent board member of Barghest Building Performance Pte Ltd.

Meng Xiong Kuok

Meng Xiong Kuok, Commercial Real Estate Expertise

Meng Xiong (M.X.) Kuok has spent the past ten years as VP of projects for Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts developing projects in China, London, Istanbul, Lhasa Tibet, Fiji, and Sri Lanka – with a focus on partnering with local stakeholders, we have developed skills training, scholarships, exchange programs and local stakeholder businesses to complement the operations and guest experience of each destination.

As a director of GMP Sugar Plantations in Indonesia, MX is interested in seeking out opportunities to improve agricultural practices with green cane harvesting, natural/biological pest control, and drone technology to improve crop census and field husbandry techniques.

MX serves as a Senior Advisor to TPG Capital and is an avid investor in travel related startups and energy saving technologies primarily in Asia. In his free time, he is a practising commercial pilot with type ratings on a Gulfstream G550 and Citation X+.

MX  Kuok serves as an independent Director for Barghest Performance Pte Ltd.

Dr. Richard Hu, Senior Advisor

Dr. Richard Hu Tsu Tau was Chairman and Chief Executive of the Shell group of companies in Singapore from 1977 to 1983. He entered politics in 1984 and was Minister for Finance from 1985 to 2001. He also held Cabinet posts in National Development, Trade and Industry and Health. Prior to his ministerial appointment, Dr. Hu was Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) from 1983 to 1984. He retired from government in 2001.  Prior to his retirement as adviser to GIC’s Group Executive Committee in 2011, Dr. Hu was chairman of GIC Real Estate from 1999 to 2009.  He was also previously Chancellor of the Singapore Management University, Chairman of Fullerton Financial Holdings and Chairman of CapitaLand Limited. Dr. Hu is presently Senior Advisor to the Frasers Centrepoint Board.

Dr. Hu is currently an investor in Barghest Building Performance Pte Ltd and and an advisor to its board.