Board of Directors

Mr Christopher Chow


Christopher Chow has a strong passion for youth work and community service. He has served with the Boys’ Brigade as a volunteer officer as well as Chairman of the BB CARES community service programme. In 2008, he initiated the Green Shoots Life Skills programme in partnership with the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Detention Barracks which saw volunteers from all walks of life come forward to equip detainees with the skills they need to reintegrate back into society.

Professionally, he served as the Country Manager for the Financial Times Electronic Publishing in the Philippines and was responsible for Intellectual Property Management development initiatives for Singapore businesses with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore. He also led the International Trading Institute@SMU with the Singapore Management University where he played a primary role in the establishment of the Institute. As head of the Wholesale Trade pillar, he was responsible for developing the nationwide Business and Digital Transformation Programme that was introduced during the Covid pandemic. 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.

Dr Tan Thong Kwan Benjamin


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 Ang Hock Kheng


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 Robert Lim


Mr Robert Lim, having worked for over 25 years in the waste management industry, is now semi-retired and working part-time with NSL OilChem Waste Management Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of NSL Ltd, a Singapore listed company.

Ms Sam Pei Pei


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 Chiang Chie Foo


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, AETOS Holdings Pte Ltd, Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship 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 Hardev Singh


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 Edmund Bek


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.

Dr Huck P. Poh


Dr Huck P. Poh is an independent senior business consultant-advisory with more than 35 years prior experience in the Oil & Energy industry.

Ms Christina Cheng


Ms Christina Cheng is the Singapore director for Theory of Constraints (TOC) for Education, focusing on peace and conflict transformation for underserved minority communities.  Prior to this, she was a banker covering Asian private equity investments since 1992.

Ms Ting Yi Ting


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.

Mr Mike Chee


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 Valerie Thean


Valerie Thean works as a judge of the High Court. She was previously the Presiding Judge of the Family Justice Courts, and prior to that, held various posts in the Singapore Legal Service and public service. She is a member of Barker Road Methodist Church and is married to Mark.

Ms Emily Lim-Leh


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.