Former barrister Ng is the chairman of Sino Land, Tsim Sha Tsui Properties and Sino Hotels Holdings. Together with his brother Philip, they top Singapore’s Richest list. Ng is one of two Singaporeans recognised on Forbes’ “Asia 2016 Heroes of Philanthropy”. In 2010, he established the Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation in memory of his father, which contributed $125 million to rebuild a hospital in Jurong. Last year, it gave $33 million to programmes between six universities in Singapore and China.