5. Kingston Kwek: Younger son of hotel and property tycoon Kwek Leng Beng, who has a net worth of $2.6 billion.
Kwek is Independent Director of Sahara Energy Ltd and one of the company’s largest shareholders after he was bought into the company via a private placement in 2012.
He has been a private investor in the equity and debt markets for more than 10 years and has worked for some government-related organisations, NGOs and for-profit corporations. The Raffles Junior College graduate holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at Penn, a Bachelor of Arts from the Liberal Arts College at Penn, and a Master of Science from Columbia University.