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The Board & Key Management Staff

Singapore Children’s Society is managed by the Board. As the highest policy and decision-making body, the Board has the ultimate responsibility of ensuring that the Society is governed, and managed responsibly and prudently.

There are also five standing committees working hand in hand with the full-time staff in the areas of Community Engagement and Partnerships, Information and Corporate Relations, Research and Advocacy, Social Work Service and Children In Care. The Chief Executive Officer heads over 200 staff members comprising mainly counsellors and social workers. Please refer to the organisation chart here.

All committee members are volunteers of Children’s Society and come from diverse backgrounds such as education, healthcare and business.

THE BOARD

Mr Koh Choon Hui DUBC

Chairman

Mr Koh Choon Hui is the Chairman of Singapore Children’s Society, a position he held since 1978. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 1975 as a member of the Appeals Standing Committee, now known as the Community Engagement and Partnerships Standing Committee. He is also currently the Chairman of the Crisis Management Committee, the Human Resource and Remuneration Committee and the Nominations Committee. In 2010, he was appointed as the Singapore Government’s Representative to the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children. Mr Koh was a former Chairman of the Board of Visiting Justices and Board of Inspection, and the Inmates’ Families Support Fund. Mr Koh is Chairman of Life Imprisonment Review Board and President’s Pleasure Review Board, and Long Imprisonment Review Board. Mr Koh is presently Chairman of Singapore Pools.

Prof Ho Lai Yun BBM, JP

Deputy Chairman

Prof Ho Lai Yun is the Deputy Chairman of Singapore Children’s Society and he was previously a Vice Chairman from 2002 to April 2021. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 1988 as a member of the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Standing Committee. He is currently the Chairperson of the Research and Advocacy Standing Committee and the Awards Committee, and led the Children In Care Standing Committee as its Chairman from 2012 to 2015. Prof Ho is a Justice of the Peace. He is the Emeritus Consultant, Paediatrician and Neonatologist at the Singapore General Hospital and the Director of the Child Development Programme, Ministry of Health. He is also a Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.

Assoc Prof Cuthbert Teo Eng Swee PPA (G)

Honorary Secretary

A/Prof Cuthbert Teo Eng Swee is the Honorary Secretary of Singapore Children's Society, a position he held since 2015. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 1999 as a member of the Research Committee. He was the Chairperson of the Research and Advocacy Standing Committee from 2012 to 2015. A/Prof Teo is a Senior Consultant and Gazetted Forensic Pathologist at the Forensic Medicine Division, Health Sciences Authority. His academic appointments include Associate Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences of the National University of Singapore (NUS); and Senior Lecturer at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. A/Prof Teo is a member of the Faculty of Medical Experts of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (AMS), and of the Singapore Medical Council's Panel of Medical Assessors. He is a current member, and past Chairman, of the Executive Committee of the AMS Chapter of Pathologists. He is an advisor to the Editorial Board at the Singapore Medical Association News, and an Associate Editor of the Singapore Medical Journal. 

Mr David Toh Seng Hong

Honorary Treasurer

Mr David Toh Seng Hong is the Honorary Treasurer of Singapore Children's Society and he held the position of the Honorary Assistant Treasurer from 2019 to April 2021. He is currently a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the Governance Risk Compliance & Internal Audit Leader. Mr Toh is serving as the Board member and Audit & Risk Committee Chairman of the Yellow Ribbon Singapore (formerly known as Singapore Corporation of Rehabilitative Enterprises (SCORE)) which is a statutory Board under the Ministry of Home Affairs, with the mission of rebuilding lives of ex-offenders by helping them enhance their employability potential. Mr Toh is a Honorary Treasurer of Securities Investors Association (Singapore) and a member of the Education & Professional Development Committee at Institute of Internal Auditors Singapore (IIAS). He is also currently a member of the Tampines Central Citizens' Consultative Committee.

Mr Alex Lee Ka But BBM

Member

Mr Alex Lee Ka But is a member of the Board at Singapore Children’s Society. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 1998 as the Honorary Consultant for the Society. He was Vice Chairman of Singapore Children’s Society from 2019 to April 2021 and was the Chairperson of the Children In Care Standing Committee from 2015 to April 2021. He was also previously the Chairperson of the Social Work Service Standing Committee from 2005 to 2015. Mr Lee was a Justice of the Peace from 2005 to 2020. He was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS), a position he last held in 1997, and he also served as a member of the NCSS Board from 2010 to 2016.

Mr Kurt Wee Chorng Kien JP

Member

Mr Kurt Wee Chorng Kien is a member of the Board at Singapore Children’s Society, a position he held since 2008. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 2008. He is currently the Chairperson of the Community Engagement and Partnerships Standing Committee and the Chairperson of the Investment Committee. Mr Wee is a Justice of the Peace. He is an investor in various fields of biotechnology and is the Chief Executive Officer of Celligenics Pte Ltd. He is also the President of the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises and Council Member of the Singapore Business Federation.

Assoc Prof Lim Lee Ching

Member

Assoc Prof Lim Lee Ching is a member of the Board at Singapore Children’s Society, a position he held since 2013. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 2010 as a member of the Information and Corporate Relations Standing Committee. He is the Chairperson of the Information and Corporate Relations Standing Committee since 2016. Assoc Prof Lim is the Dean of the S R Nathan School of Human Development at the Singapore University of Social Sciences.

Mdm Rashidah Bte Abdul Rasip PPA(P)

Member

Mdm Rashidah Bte Abdul Rasip is a member of the Board at Singapore Children’s Society, a position she held since 2008. She started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 2007 as a member of the Social Work Service Standing Committee. Mdm Rashidah was the Principal of Huamin Primary School (1997 to 2004) and West View Primary School (2008 to 2015).  She was also posted as a Senior Quality Assessor with the School Appraisal Branch, Ministry of Education in 2005 and thereafter seconded to MENDAKI as its CEO from 2006 to 2007.  She is currently the Principal of Hougang Primary School.

Mr Ronald Liew Wing Kong

Member

Mr Ronald Liew Wing Kong is a member of the Board at Singapore Children’s Society, a position he held since 2018. He is also a member of the Community Engagement and Partnerships Standing Committee since 2018. He was appointed the ambassador for the Society’s 1000 Enterprises for Children-in-Need (1000E) in 2013 and was appointed the ambassador for the 1000 Philanthropists (1000P) in 2014. He was also the Chairman of the Council of Ambassadors for two of the Society’s fundraising programmes, the 1000E and the 1000P programmes in 2016. Mr Liew is currently the Group Chief Executive Officer of QCD Technology Pte Ltd. 

Capt Suresh Menon

Member

Capt Suresh Menon is a member of the Board at Singapore Children’s Society, a position he held since 2016. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 1997 and is the Chairperson of the Children In Care Standing Committee. He was the Vice Chairman of the Children In Care Standing Committee from 2016 to April 2021. He was also a nominated member of the Board in 2015. Capt Menon was a Management Pilot with Singapore Airlines having flown for 43 years. He retired in March 2019 and continues his role as a full time Instructor pilot with SIA. He is also an Affiliate Member of the Airline Pilots Association Singapore (ALPA-S).

Ms Tan Khiaw Ngoh JP

Member

Ms Tan Khiaw Ngoh is a member of the Board at Singapore Children’s Society, as well as the Chairperson of the Social Work Service Standing Committee. She is also the Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Committee. She started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 1999 as its Honorary Treasurer, and has held the position of Honorary Treasurer and Honorary Assistant Treasurer on a rotational basis from 1999 to 2006. She was also the Honorary Secretary from 2014 to 2015. Ms Tan is a Justice of the Peace and is also currently the Honorary Treasurer of the National Council of Social Service.

Ms Theresa Sim May Ling

Member

Ms Theresa Sim May Ling is a member of the Board at Singapore Children’s Society. She held the position of Honorary Treasurer and Honorary Assistant Treasurer on a rotational basis from 2011 to April 2021. She is currently an Assurance Partner and member of the Leadership Team of PwC Singapore. In addition, she assumes the role of Finance Partner and Chief Operations Leader. She serves as a Board Member of National Council of Social Service, Board Member of the Wildlife Reserves Singapore Conservation Fund and a Member of Board of Governors for Republic Polytechnic. In addition, she is the Audit Committee Chairman and the Executive Committee Member of Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise Ltd.

KEY MANAGEMENT STAFF

Ms Ang Boon Min

Chief Executive Officer

Ms Ang Boon Min is the Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Children’s Society, a position she held since May 2020. She held the position of the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Children’s Society from Jul 2019 to Apr 2020. She was employed in 2013 and subsequently headed the Corporate Services Department of Singapore Children’s Society from 2014 to mid 2019.

Ms Sue Cheng

Chief Service Officer

Ms Sue Cheng is the Chief Service Officer of Singapore Children's Society, a position she held since 2017. She was employed in 2002 as a Senior Counsellor in Yishun Family Service Centre and subsequently headed the Research and Outreach Centre in 2003. She held the position of Senior Director of the Research and Outreach Centre from 2013 to 2016.