Mr Cheng Wai Keung graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science Degree and University of Chicago with a Master of Business Administration Degree in 1971 and 1973 respectively.
Mr Cheng is Justice of The Peace appointed by the Singapore President since 2000. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DUBC-Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang) in August 2007, the Public Service Star (BBM) in 1987 and the Public Service Star (Bar) (BBM-Lintang) in 1997 awarded by the Singapore Government in recognition of his service.
Currently, Mr Cheng is the Chairman of Neptune Orient Lines Limited. He also holds directorships in several public and private companies.
He was appointed to the Board on 29 April 1974 as Managing Director. He is also a Member of the Company's Remuneration and Employees' Share Option Scheme Committees. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of Wing Tai Holdings Limited, the holding company of Wing Tai Malaysia Berhad.