MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE 2017-2018
THE WAY FORWARD - STRONGER TOGETHER
Mr. Chris Cheah
University of Queensland
Chair of Sponsorship Sub-committee
Founder and Joint CEO
TrustCapital Advisors Investment Management Pte Ltd
Mr. Joseph Kwok
University of New South Wales
Chair of Events & Activities Sub-committee
SooChow Securities CSSD (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Ms. Irene Ho
The Luxury Network Singapore
Mr. Geoff Howie
University of Queensland
Mr. Paul Ho
Founder, Managing Director
Ms. Grace Ong
University of Adelaide
Chair of Ambassadors & Alumni Engagement Sub-committee
Deputy Managing Director
Kaeser Gastechnik Singapore Pte Ltd
Ms. Leesa Soulodre
University of Southern Queensland
Chair of Partner University & Membership Sub-committee, Digital Transformation Sub-committee, Code of Ethics Sub-committee
Singapore Management University
Mr. Rajaneesh Kurup
James Cook University
Senior Manager Solution Marketing
Mr. Kevin Dam
University of Technology Sydney
Mr. Rennie Sng
COUNCIL OF ADVISORS 2017
Dr Dale Anderson
Deputy Vice Chancellor, James Cook University
Dr Anderson is the Deputy Vice Chancellor, James Cook University Australia and Head of the Singapore Campus. As Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Dr Anderson is a member of the James Cook University Executive and the Vice Chancellor’s Advisory Committee.
He is currently a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the First Vice President of the Singapore Association of Private Education, a member of the Education Committee and the ASEAN Committee of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Singapore Management Committee of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Dr Cheong Choong Kong
Dr Cheong Choong Kong is the Malaysian former Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Airlines and former Chairman of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation.
He is a Director of several companies, including Singapore Press Holdings Ltd, Great Eastern Holdings Ltd, Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Ltd and Overseas Assurance Corporation Ltd.
He is Distinguished Australian Alumnus Award Winner 2015.
He also received a Master of Science (1966) and a PhD (1968) in Mathematics from Australian National University.
Dr Bill Foo
Bill is currently a professional director, corporate advisor and chairman of several non-profit, private and public listed entities including SGX listed Mewah, CDL Hospitality and Tung Lok, and IC Power Singapore Ltd. Bill is also a Senior Advisor at Bank of Singapore and Lazard Asia and Non-Executive Director of Tower Capital Asia Pte Ltd(PE) and Unigestion Asia Pte Ltd(Investment Management) and Director of Business Circle Singapore Pte Ltd, in partnership with Trans Tasman Business Circle.
Bill serves on several community and charity organisations including as Chairman of Heartware Network(a youth charity) and Salvation Army South Asia, and as a Director of the International Institute of Strategic Studies Ltd(Asia)/Trustee.
Bill has a B.Admin from Concordia, MBA from McGill and an Honorary Doctor of Commerce from James Cook University where he is Special Advisor to the Chancellor.
Mr Philip Forrest
Philip Forrest is the Non-Executive Director of 7 companies in the Asia Pacific region. He has also served on the Council of the Singapore Business Federation; the Boards of the Australian Chamber of Commerce (former president) and the British Chamber of Commerce; the Council of the Association of Banks in Singapore; and the University of Queensland's BEL Ambassador Council in Singapore (chairman). He sits on the governing council and several committees of the Singapore Institute of Directors and is a Fellow of that institute, the Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia, and the Australian Institute of Business and Economics.
Mr Loh Hoon Sun
Managing Director, Philip Securities, Former President AAS
Mr Loh Hoon Sun has been with Phillip Securities since 1990, first as Managing Director and now Senior Advisor. He graduated from The University of Queensland, Australia. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia and ISCA and Member of CFA Society and IBF Distinguished Fellow.
He has served as Chairman, Gold Exchange of Singapore, and Board Member of, SIMEX, Stock Exchange of Singapore, Securities Industry Council, ACRA and GST Board of Review. He is a Past President of Chung Ling Alumni, Singapore, CPA Australia, Singapore Division and Australian Alumni Singapore.
Mr Neil Parekh
General Manager Asia, National Australia Bank
Neil joins NAB after a career track record in financial services holding Leadership positions for Natixis, DBS, Society Generale and Bank of America in US, Asia, Middle East & India. Neil holds Board Directorships with Nautilus Insurance, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE) and as Vice-Chairman for Singapore Chamber of Commerce. He also serves on the governing council of the ABS (Association of Banks in Singapore) and the Advisory Committee of the AICD (Australian Institute of Company Directors). He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, a Master’s degree in Finance and an MBA in International Business.
Mr Mah Bow Tan
Former Member of the People's Action Party
Mah Bow Tan is a former Singaporean politician. A member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP), he has been a Member of Parliament (MP) representing Tampines GRC from 1988 to 2015. He was a member of the Cabinet from 1991 to 2011, serving as the Minister for Communications (1991-99), Minister for the Environment (1993-95) and Minister for National Development (1999-2011).
Mr Daniel Teo
Chairman and Managing Director
How How Group of Companies
Daniel Teo is presently a director of the Tong Eng Group of Companies. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of the Hong How Group of Companies.
Mr Toh served as an independent director of Courts (Singapore) Limited from 1993 to 2007 and Popular Holdings Limited from 1999 to 2005. He was also an independent director of Sunway City Berhad, a company listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad from 2001 to 2010.
He holds a Bachelor's Degree, Architecture from the University of Melbourne
Mr Michael Yap
Members Vice - Chancellor's Circle
Swinburne University of Technology
Michael Yap is the Executive Committee Member of the EDB Society and Lions Club of Singapore. He is an Adjunct Professor at Swinburne University.
Michael has 40 years of elite leadership experience in Non Executive and Executive positions as Director, General Manager and CEO in both the Public and Private sector across the Asia Pacific. He is a Graduate in Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry from the University of Swinburne and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute of the UK.
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