Mr De Meyer was appointed an Independent Director on 28 January 2021 and was last re-elected on 28 April 2021. He is a member of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.
Mr De Meyer is a global academic leader with more than 35 years of experience in top international academic institutions in Europe and Asia. Until December 2018, he served as President of Singapore Management University (SMU). Before joining SMU, Mr De Meyer was from 2006 to 2010 Director (Dean) of the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. From 1983 to 2006, he was a faculty member at INSEAD and assumed several management positions, including serving as founding dean of the INSEAD Asia campus in Singapore.
Mr De Meyer has been an Independent Director of nearly 20 companies and institutions in Australia, Belgium, France, Singapore and the UK. Until recently he was an Independent Director of Dassault Systemes SE, where he chaired the Scientific Committee. He is currently an Independent Director of Viva Energy Pty Ltd (Australia) and Chair of the Temasek-sponsored Stewardship Asia Centre (Singapore).
An internationally recognised researcher in the areas of R&D and Innovation Management, Manufacturing Strategy and International Management, Mr De Meyer has published more than 100 academic articles and 12 books.