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Peh Chin Hua is the executive chairman of White Group, a holding company with properties and business interests in China and Singapore. From 1992 to 2005, he was the executive chairman of Singapore's public-listed Dragon Land Limited (now renamed Evergro), with real estate projects in various cities in China, such as Qingdao, Tianjin, Changzhou, Jiangyin, Shenyang and Anxi.

He was also a Singapore Member of Parliament from 1988 to 2001. He held the seat of Jalan Besar Group Representation Constituency, winning three consecutive elections with the People's Action Party.

After retiring from politics in 2001, the entrepreneur went back to school and graduated with an Executive Masters in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2002. He is also an alumnus of Singapore's premium Chinese schools: Nan Chiau Primary, Ai Tong, The Chinese High and the River Valley High.

Today, he continues to serve the society in the arts, education, sports, labour unions and charities. He is adviser to the Singapore Association of Writers, Singapore Stevedores' Union and the Singapore Tae Kwon-Do Gymnasium. He is also adviser to school alumni groups like River Valley High, Nan Chiau Primary and Ai Tong. And he serves on the board of the NUS Business School.

He is a Buddhist who contributes to Singapore's multi-religious community with his advisory roles at Buddhist organisations like the Renci Hospital and Medical Centre and the Manjusri Secondary School.

As a prominent member of the Chinese community in Singapore, he is adviser to the Singapore Chinese Physicians' Association, the Association for Promoting Chinese Medicine and the Singapore Literature Society. He also holds numerous positions in various clans, including the Peh Clan Association.

He is married with three children and four grandchildren, and lives in Singapore with his family.