Loh Lik Peng, Hotelier and Restauranteur
Loh Lik Peng was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1972 to Singapore parents who were practicing medicine there at the time. He attended Law school in England, University of Sheffield and Postgraduate at London School of Economics followed by bar exams in London before returning to Singapore in 1997. Loh became a corporate litigator upon his return before leaving the profession to step into the hospitality industry. Since then, Loh has started ventures across Singapore, Shanghai, London and Sydney under the Unlisted Collection.
Loh is a member of Singapore Tourism Board’s (STB) Tourism Consultative Council. In 2004, the Singapore Tourism Board awarded Loh with the “New Tourism Entrepreneur Award” for his work in transforming a simple shop house into Hotel 1929. He was once again awarded the “Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year” award at the Singapore Experience Awards 2011, the most prestigious awards platform in Singapore’s tourism industry. Recently in 2016, he was awarded World Gourmet Summit’s “Lifetime Achievement Award” which recognises individuals who have made significant contributions in the food and beverage industry.
He was appointed Chairman of the Singapore Philatelic Museum in 2012 and joined as the advisory board member of the Peranakan Museum in 2013. He is also in the Conservation Advisory Panel of the Urban Redevelopment Authority, Singapore (URA), Director of Singapore Cruise Centre Pte Ltd (SCCPL) and from 2015, the Director for Mercy Relief. Effective 2016, Loh is the Chairman of both Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) and Singapore Hotel and Tourism Education Centre (SHATEC) Institutes.