Board of Directors

Dr Tan Thong Kwan Benjamin

Chairman

Dr Benjamin Tan is a Dental Specialist in Periodontology in private practice and adjunct Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore. He has been involved in various leadership roles in the development and training of dentists in the fields of Periodontology and Dental Implantology in Singapore since 2000.

Dr Benjamin Tan has served as a member of the Committee overseeing Epworth Home Sweet Home in the early years of its inception.

Mr Edmund Bek

Vice-Charman

Mr Edmund Bek started his banking career more than 10 years ago with Morgan Stanley. He has rotated across various functions within the bank and has been with his current role at the Private Wealth Management Division since 2012.

Beginning in 2018, Edmund began his involvement with Epworth by serving on its Foster Care subcommittee and continues to do so. He has been a board member since 2020.

Mr Ang Hock Kheng

Secretary

Mr Ang Hock Kheng runs an executive search company as well as provides human resource consultancy and training services to corporate clients. He has more than 20 years of human resource experience in the aviation, IT, accounting and finance, property development and hospitality industries, as well as the public sector, at IDA and HSA.

Companies that he has worked for include Singapore Airlines Ltd, United Overseas Land Ltd, Pacific Internet Ltd and Ernst & Young LLP. He has also served as a member of the Staff Committee at YMCA Singapore, and is currently serving as a member of the Committee of Human Resource Management at the Methodist Church in Singapore.

Mr Choo Tuck Wai

Treasurer

Mr Choo Tuck Wai has over 30 years of banking experience including central banking, global markets sales, product control, operations, audit, operational risk and business management. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and is currently the Head of Risk Strategy in UOB.

Ms Sam Pei Pei

Vice-Treasurer

Ms Sam Pei Pei is currently a Director in the Finance Department at Nanyang Technological University. She is also a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and holds a Master in Business Administration.

She started her career with an accounting firm as an auditor and also has experience working with MNCs in the IT industry.

Mr Brian Ng

Member

Mr Brian Ng is a dynamic entrepreneur and co-founded his first business while in varsity. Brian’s educational background in accountancy has provided strong financial acumen and also shaped his approach to business ethics and responsibility. Beyond his professional endeavours, Brian is a loving husband and dedicated father to four children.

Mr Chen Voon Hoe

Member

Mr Chen Voon Hoe has been a partner in PwC Singapore since 2007. He has over 30 years of experience advising multinational corporations across Asia on financial reporting, corporate treasury, valuation and risk management solutions. Prior to PwC, he had also worked in an investment bank and regulator. Aside from work, he currently volunteers as an Audit Committee member of St Luke’s Hospital.

Mr Chiang Chie Foo

Member

Mr Chiang Chie Foo joined the Management Committee in September 2017. He is currently holding non-executive positions in the PUB – Singapore’s National Water Agency, and Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation.

Mr Chiang Chie Foo retired from the Civil Service in 2013. Positions held during his 32 years in the Civil Service included Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Defence and Prime Minister’s Office. Subsequent to retirement from the Civil Service in 2013, he was the Senior Advisor in the Ministry of Defence till September 2023.

Mr Christopher Chow

Member

Christopher Chow has a strong passion for youth work and community service. He has served with the Boys’ Brigade as a volunteer officer and also as the Chairman of the BB CARES community service programme.

He is currently a Director with Asian Heritage Foods and specialises in providing integrated commercial, operations, and business development for companies operating in the food sector.

Ms Emily Lim-Leh

Member

Ms Emily Lim-Leh is an award-winning author of over 45 children’s books. She has over 15 years of writing and publishing experience working with private and public organisations. Emily serves on the Asia board of trustees of a non-profit Christian agency that trains writers and publishers. She is a recipient of the Public Service Medal (COVID-19) for her voluntary e-book collaborations with Ministry of Health Singapore and pediatric doctors for the benefit of families and children during COVID.

Mr Hardev Singh

Member

Mr Hardev Singh is a teacher in the Singapore Teaching Service. He has been teaching for 22 years in a secondary school and is currently serving as a Head of Department. Hardev has been a member of the Committee overseeing Epworth Home Sweet Home since its inception in July 2013.

Mr Mike Chee

Member

A father of three girls and a servant of the Church, Mike has served in the music ministry at Barker Road Methodist Church since 1992, presently as a worship leader.

An old-timer in the shipping industry, Mike is a problem-solver at an independent trading house. Mike also serves in the Foster Care and Home Sweet Home Committees at Epworth.

Ms Ting Yi Ting

Member

Ms Ting Yi Ting has a strong passion for the marginalised, and has a personal vision for a more compassionate society that reflects God’s love and with social justice.  She is trained in Social Work and holds a Master’s in International Social and Public Policy.  She is a registered Social Worker with the Social Work Accreditation and Advisory Board (SWAAB). Her work experience includes being a Medical Social Worker in a tertiary hospital and a Research Executive at the National University of Singapore. She is currently working in the Social Concerns Ministry in her local church.

Ms Yvonne Lim

Member

Ms Yvonne Lim has over 20 years’ experience in private banking, corporate finance, and legal and regulatory risk management. She is currently the Head of Family Office at DBS Bank Ltd and had previously served as the Regional Head of Legal and Compliance team for DBS’ consumer banking and wealth management business. Yvonne started her career as a corporate finance lawyer with one of the leading firms in Singapore and read law at the National University of Singapore.