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Meet The Board
Tan Kian Hao
Kian Hao has been in the construction industry for more than 10 years and has been with Sunray Woodcraft Construction Pte Ltd, since before he graduated from university. He started the company’s Technology department, growing the team and technology infrastructure, enabling it to evolve into an integral part of Sunray’s regional and global expansion in the last decade. With his strong interpersonal and communications skill, he manages relationships with clients, designers, architects and contractors confidently.
He is currently a Director at Sunray. Kian Hao is also at the helm of 3 other businesses, managing up to 150 staff across multiple sectors, including manufacturing, trading and the service industries.
Phua Chuan Yat
Chun Yat is a social worker by training and has been serving in the social service sector over the last 17 years. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Samaritans of Singapore Ltd and has worked in the Ministry of Social and Family Development, National Council of Social Service and other Social Service Agencies, in various leadership capacities.
Chun Yat holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Social Work) from the National University of Singapore, Masters in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics and Masters in Major Programme and Planning from Oxford.
Dr Tan Bee Wan
Bee Wan is a social worker, social entrepreneur, lecturer and consultant. She is also the Executive Chairman of Integrative Learning Corporation (ILC) Pte Ltd Singapore, an international consulting & management development group and the founder of ACES Care Helplife, a hotline for senior by seniors. Prior to this, Bee Wan was the Executive Director of the Singapore Council of Social Service and the Community Chest of Singapore and the Chief Executive Officer of Tsao Foundation. She has served the Central Provident Fund Advisory Panel and is currently a board member for the South Central Family Service Centre. She volunteers with the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre‘s Development Committee to develop new markets for philanthropy and volunteering.
She is concurrently adjunct lecturer for Singapore University of Social Science and National University of Singapore Business School: designing and teaching social leadership, social innovation, social enterprises and CSR, fundraising and philanthropy for the Master in Non-profit Management, Master of Community and Social Leadership, and NUS MBA Programme.
Bee Wan has a Ph.D. from the National University of Singapore, BA from the Singapore University and Master of Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA.
Isaiah Chng is a social entrepreneur, clinical exercise physiologist and well-being strategist. For over 15 years, more than 200,000 have benefited from his passion and work that help people live longer and take their health to the next level - no matter how old they are. He founded ProAge, a health consultancy with a heart and consults regularly for global corporations and government agencies. As an advocate for healthy ageing, Isaiah champions solutions of complex issues experienced by seniors from disadvantaged backgrounds. He founded and sits on the board of non-profit, Empower Ageing.
Isaiah was honoured as a President’s Challenge Social Enterprise Award recipient and an awardee for Singapore’s Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award for the significant effort and achievements made in his field.
Dr Isabel Sim
Dr. Isabel Sim is very established trainer and author of charity governance and financial accounting practices. She is very passionate and committed to help charities to be financially sustainable through good stewardship of funds. She was formerly Senior Research Fellow, Department of Social Work, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore as well as Director (Projects), Centre for Social Development (Asia). She served as Head of Corporate Governance Practice, Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) and Senior Lecturer, Department of Strategy and Policy, NUS Business School from 2012 to 2014. She obtained her PhD in finance from The University of Western Australia in 2011.
She is the editor of the series Accounting and Finance Handbooks for Charities including Budgeting and Cash flow management, Fund Accounting for Charities, Full Cost Recovery for Charities and Cost Effective Audit for Charities. She is also the lead author for Accounting for Good – Helping Charities Do Good Better, a project in collaboration with NUS and ISCA.
Besides extensive experience in applied research in the charity sector, Isabel has more than 15 years of experience in teaching working adults. She has taught accounting, corporate governance, finance, and economics subjects in MBA, EMBA, and other professional programmes.
Khoo Ee Boon
Ee Boon has over 40 years of experience in tourism, hospitality, casino, telecommunication, banking, stock-broking and the public sector, covering leadership roles in strategic HR, talent acquisition, people development, communications and compliance. Her forte is to lead, motivate and challenge the status quo. She was instrumental in mentoring HR leaders and practitioners, most of whom are in leading HR roles today.
As an HR Leader, Ee Boon has won numerous HR awards, including Best HR Leader (2011 & 2012), Best HR Team (2012 & 2013), Innovation in Recruitment (2011), Best Recruitment Strategies (2012), HR Communication & Branding (2011).
Fareez is an accredited social worker (Master of Social Work, National University of Singapore) and he is currently a Divisional Director at Allkin Singapore, overseeing the Family & Community Support Division.
Fareez was the recipient of the Promising Social Worker Award in 2011 and also received the Prime Minister Social Service Award in 2012. In 2012, he was also awarded the Outstanding Newcomer Award, due to his voluntary efforts at the Community Mediation Centre.
Jai is a dedicated social worker specialising in organisational development and is a certified FIRO-B practitioner. With his passion for positive change and track record as a trailblazer, he has played a pivotal role in designing and implementing groundbreaking national change initiatives in Singapore.
His notable achievements include his involvement in the first Enabling Masterplan, the set-up of the first Social Service, the transformation of a 24-hour Child Protective Service and the establishment of the National Anti-Violence and Sexual Harassment Helpline. Jai's influence extends beyond Singapore, as he has been represented at various United Nations and ASEAN forums and is a true catalyst for change and a tireless challenger of the status quo. With over two decades of experience as a senior civil servant, he has been at the forefront of promoting policies and services for the benefit of persons with disabilities, children/youth at risk and families in need. His career has been marked by extensive large-scale communication and engagement activities to address pressing social and educational challenges. In his role as a social change consultant, Jai has worked with social service agencies in Singapore and internationally, bringing his expertise in systems thinking and spearheading transformative initiatives.
Jai shares his wealth of knowledge as an adjunct lecturer at the Singapore University of Social Sciences, where he passes on his knowledge of social policy analysis and development and nurtures the next generation of change-makers.
Susan is Presenter with CNA938 where she produces and presents the shows - ‘Your Singapore Weekend’ on Saturdays and Sundays, Open House and Family Ties on Saturdays and Our Town on Sundays. The shows cover a wide range of topics, from lifestyle, property, family and parenting matters, to social and community issues. She started her broadcasting career in 1977 as radio announcer and as a television presenter in 1978. For over 40 years, she is a familiar face and voice with local Radio & TV audiences. As Master of Ceremonies, Susan has emceed major high-profile events for private and public sector organisations, providing her emcee services on a pro bono basis to many social service agencies and non-profit organisations since 1983.
She is also a community volunteer and a member of several advisory councils and workgroups. For her social contributions, Susan has received several awards including the inaugural Community Chest Enabler Award (2018); Friend of MSF Award (2019), the Public Service Medal (PBM) (2020) and the MSF Community Cares Award (2023). Susan loves discovering great places to eat, see and experience! She also loves a good conversation! Fun fact – Susan is a certified dog groomer!
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