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Teng Theng Dar

Singapore's Non-Resident Ambassador to Oman and Founding Chairman, Asia Entrepreneurs Exchange Ltd


Having worked with Japan, US, Indonesia and Singapore MNCs, he has over 30 years of senior management experience in Asia, Australia, and in the Middle East Region.


In his years of professional career, he spent ten years each in Japan and Indonesia, over four and a half years each in Malaysia and Australia, managing businesses in multiple roles in multiple sectors: FMCG, Commodities trading, Agri-Food, F&B, ICT and system integration, Energy-saving solutions & products, as well as infrastructure and construction.


Based in Singapore, his other current key appointments are:


Private sectors:

Founder, Business Compass Consultancy  (Business strategy advisory – ASEAN+ Region)

Corporate Adviser, Blueaqua International Pte Ltd (Aquaculture)

Chairman, barterfli Holdings Pte Ltd (East Asia Business Exchange)

Chairman, OllO Hub Pte Ltd (ASEAN O2O business platform)

Chairman, MoolahSense Private Limited (Peer to peer crowd-lending platform)

Chairman, Luxcer Asia Pte Ltd (Software development)

Adviser, E1Concept Pte Ltd (Support business digitalization)

Special Adviser, ASEAN-Plus Consulting Pte Ltd (ASEAN-Japan policy formulation for trade & investment)



Member, Steering Committee, ASEAN Japan Meeting Group (日本経済同友会) Since 2011 - current

Member, Advisory Board, National Youth Achievements Award (Since Jan 2011 - current)

Member, Talent Advisory Panel, People’s Association (Since 2017 – current)

Member, REACH Alumni Group (Current)


Public sectors:

Singapore's Non-Resident Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman (Since 2008 - current)

Adviser, SE Asia Region, Shizuoka Prefecture Government, Japan (Since 2012 - current)

Global Business Adviser, Miyagi Prefecture Government, Japan (Since Apr 2018 – current)

Distinguished Adviser, School of Applied Science, Temasek Polytechnic (Since Apr 2017)



He graduated from the School of Commerce, Waseda University, Japan in March 1979 and is a life member of the Japanese University Graduates Association of Singapore (JUGAS).         



Mandarin, English, Japanese, Bahasa Indonesia, Guangdong, Fujian


His previous career highlights:

Singapore Business Federation (CEO 2008 – 2011)

APEC Business Advisory Council (Chair, 2009 APEC Singapore Year – 2003- 2012)

Kao Corporation (1979 – 1992)

Victoria State Food Industry Advisory Council, Australia

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