Board of Directors

Mr Christopher Chow

Chairman

Mr 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 for 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.

He is currently the Head of the Wholesale Trade pillar in SMU Academy where he focuses on trade and business and digital transformation.

Dr Tan Thong Kwan Benjamin

Vice-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 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 Robert Lim

Treasurer

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

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 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, Ascendas Property Fund Trustee Pte Ltd, AETOS Holdings Pte Ltd, ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited, Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship and Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation. He is also the Senior Advisor in the Ministry of Defence.

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.

Mr Lee Soo Chye

Member

Mr Lee Soo Chye is a senior partner at Wee Swee Teow LLP. He has been in practice since 1990. He serves on the boards of various non-profit organisations.

Mr Hardev Singh

Member

Mr Hardev Singh is a teacher in the Singapore Teaching Service. He has been teaching for 21 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

Member

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

Member

Dr Huck P. Poh is an independent senior business consultant-advisory with more than 30 years prior experience in the Oil & Energy industry.

Ms Christina Cheng

Member

Ms Christina Cheng is the Singapore director for Theory of Constraints (TOC) for Education, focusing on disadvantaged and under-served audiences outside the traditional schools’ framework since 2005.  Prior to this, she was involved in fund management covering Asian private equity investments since 1992.

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.

Mr Chee Weng Yan Mike

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 Valerie Thean

Member

Ms 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, is married to Mark, and mother of three children.

Ms Emily Lim-Leh

Member

Ms Emily Lim-Leh is an author of over 40 children’s books and has also written essays and articles for several publications. She has over 10 years of writing and publishing experience working with private and public organisations. Emily also serves on the Asia board of trustees of a non-profit Christian agency that trains writers and publishers.