Our Team

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Our Team

EMAS CHIYODA Subsea’s leadership team represents decades of experience within top companies in the offshore and subsea construction industry. This outstanding level of expertise combined with our highly qualified global network has helped us earn the trust of major shareholders, clients, partners and suppliers.


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MR. LEE CHYE TEK LIONEL
Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Chairman, EMAS CHIYODA Subsea

Mr. Lionel Lee is responsible for the overall management and operations of the Ezra Group. He has been the driving force behind the Group’s dynamic growth and was instrumental in its listing on the Singapore Exchange in 2003. He also spearheaded the Group’s entry into subsea construction industry with the acquisition of AMC in 2011 and the joint venture with CHIYODA to form EMAS CHIYODA Subsea in March of 2016. Also recognized for his work in corporate social responsibility, he was awarded Singapore’s Public Service Medal in 2011 for his work with underprivileged children in Singapore. He has also been named one of the top 50 offshore industry leaders for the past four years in a row. He holds a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Western Sydney International College.


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MS. CHERYL YAP
Chief Financial Officer
EMAS CHIYODA Subsea

Ms. Yap is responsible for all financials matters of EMAS CHIYODA Subsea. She joined the Group in July 2007 and brings with her more than 15 years of experience in finance and accounting gained from various industries. Prior to her appointment in ECS, she served in finance managerial positions in US MNCs Arrow Electronics Inc. and Maxtor Peripherals Inc., and in a Singapore Exchange Main Board listed company. Her past experience included handling statutory and management reporting for a group of entities in the Asia Pacific region, financial planning and analysis, group consolidation and tax planning. She was also actively involved in business process re-engineering initiatives and implementation of ERP systems such as SAP and Oracle. Ms. Yap is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.


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MR. DANIEL SACK
Chief Operating Officer (Western Hemisphere)
EMAS CHIYODA Subsea

Mr. Sack is responsible for all operational profit and loss for the Western Hemisphere, including management of the HSE, Quality, Projects, Project Controls, Tendering, Supply chain and Assets functions. He has over 25 years of experience in project management and engineering for the O&G industry. Prior to joining EMAS CHIYODA Subsea, Mr. Sack has worked for five years with Schlumberger where he first managed the development of a deepwater subsea intervention system and then managed the Early Production Facility group. He has also previously held project and operations management positions while working 11 years with Technip in Australia, the United States, France and Angola, and 4 years with Bouygues Offshore (now Saipem) in West Africa and South East Asia.


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MR. DAVID LOWTHER
Chief Operating Officer (Europe & Eastern Hemisphere)
EMAS CHIYDOA Subsea

Mr. Lowther has over 26 years of experience in the O&G industry, and is responsible for all operations for Europe and the Eastern Hemisphere, including management of the HSE, Quality, Projects, Project Controls, Tendering, Supply Chain and Assets functions. Prior to joining EMAS CHIYODA Subsea, Mr Lowther spent over 22 years with Halliburton Subsea and Subsea 7 (in UK and Singapore), covering project management, operations and taking on leadership positions. He was also responsible for the development of execution strategies and tender lead for major subsea EPIC projects in the Asia-Pacific / Australia region from 2007. More recently, Mr. Lowther was Vice President, Strategic Planning for Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) Korea, offshore construction business from 2012 to 2014.