Mr Ong is currently the Chairman of Cogent Financial Group (HK) Limited, an investment company with controlling interest in property development, hotel management, media, publishing and commodities trading businesses. He is also the Chairman of Hoverwing Industrial Corp, a manufacturer of aerospace components based in China. He is the founder and largest shareholder of Provenance Capital Pte Ltd, an investment banking business in Singapore.
Mr Ong had held previous directorship with 7 public companies listed on both the Australian Stock Exchange and the Singapore Stock Exchange. Prior to joining the private sector, Mr Ong worked with the Economic Development Board of Singapore, Ministry of Trade and Industry.
He also served as an advisory panel member of the Singapore’s government feedback unit under the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports from 2005 to 2007. Mr Ong graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Banking and Finance) from University of Canberra in 1992 and a Master of Economics Degree from Macquarie University, Australia in 1993.
In his spare time, Mr Ong is passionately engaged in Equestrian Sports and Kendo.