Our Board Members


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Chairman

  • KepMedia International Pte Ltd, Business Development Director
  • Buddhist Fellowship Singapore, Executive Committee Member
  • IRCC Committee Member for Bedok Reservoir-Punggol 

 Past experience

  • Founder and Board Member of Metta Welfare Association (MWA) (1992 – 1997) and as staff (1997 – 2009)

  • Metta Medical Subcommittee – Chairman, Voluntary (1995 – 1997)

  • Metta Intellectual Disabled Centre, Centre Manager (1997-2002)

  • Casa Raudha Women’s Home, Fundraising Manager (2010 – 2011) to build the crisis home

  • Singapore Hospice Council, Community Engagement Manager (2011- 2012) to bring awareness of hospice to the heartlanders

  • Brahm Centre Ltd, Centre Director (2012- 2014)

  • Silver Spring Social Enterprise – Jobhub, Principal Consultant for Seniors (2014)

  • Medical Care Manager for Hospice Home-help (1999 – 2009)

  • Metta Home Manager (1997 -2002)

  • Medical Care Manager for Day Rehab Care for Elderly (1995 – 2009)

  • Secretary of Silver Connect, Tampines Changkat for Lonely Elderly (2005 – 2009)

  • Buddhist Fellowship Singapore, Development Manager (2014 - 2016)


 Ms Ong Siew Chin

Ms Ong Siew Chin

HON. Treasurer & chief executive officer

  • Atlantis Resources Ltd, Financial Controller, Chartered Accountant (Singapore) (2013 – present)

  • Volunteer with Blossom Seeds (2013 to present)

 Past experience

  • KPMG, Auditor (Aug 1997 – Dec 1999)

  • RSP Architects, Planners & Engineers Pte Ltd, Head of Finance (Group) (Jan 2000 – Feb 2003)

  • Ministry of Education, Teacher ( Jun 2004 – May 2008)

  • J Roger Preston (Singapore) Pte. Ltd, Finance Manager (2008 – 2009)

  • IMC Corp, Project Manager (2009 – 2010)

  • Red Diva Pte Ltd, Finance Manager (2010 – 2012)

  • Hospice Care Association, Volunteer (1995-1996)

  • Dover Park Hospice, Volunteer ( 2000 – 2009)

  • Bike-aid Singapore, Volunteer ( 2003 – 2007)


 Ms Vera Yang Pei Pei

Ms Vera Yang Pei Pei

  • Start Centre Pte Ltd, Manager (2006 to present)
  • iCREATe, Conference Secretary (2006 to present)

 Past experience

  • Korean Air, Consultant ( 1992 – 1993)
  • Hong Kong Shanghai Bank, Personal Banking Officer (1993 – 1999)
  • National Kidney Foundation, Executive (2000 – 2003)
  • SITC Holdings, Personal Assistant to CEO (2003 – 2004)
  • Society for Physical Disability, Assistive Technology Centre, Executive (2005 – 2006)

 Dr John Zaw Min

Dr John Zaw Min

  • Adjunct Lecturer at Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore Polytechnic and BCA Academy
  • Technical committee member of Singapore Standards Council (2010 to 2020)
  • CPR – AED instructor (2016 to present)  Blossom Seeds Limited Volunteer (2013 to present)

Past experience

Vice President of Singapore Institute of Building Limited (2012 to 2016)  Sport Singapore Volunteer (2012 to 2015)


 Ms Hazel Tan Chiew Hoon

Ms Hazel Tan Chiew Hoon

Coach and Trainer at Quantum Leap Pte Ltd (2016 to present)

Blossom Seeds Volunteer (2013 to present)

Past experience

  • Yes Natural Pte Ltd, Marketing and communications manager ( 2015 to 2016)
  • Schneider Electric Asia, Regional Business Manager (2012 to 2013)
  • Schneider Electric Asia, APJ Strategic Partner Manager (2012 to 2013)
  • IBM Singapore Pte Ltd, Maximo Enterprise Asset Management Sales Leader ( 2010)
  • IBM Singapore Pte Ltd, Financial Industry Senior Sales Specialist (2008 to 2010)
  • Oracle Corporation (ASEAN), Applications Account Director (2008)
  • Sun Microsystems Pte Ltd, Financial Services Industry Sales Manager (2004 to 2008)
  • Reuters Singapore Pte Ltd, Account Manager ( 1997 to 2004)

 A/Prof Wong Yee Chee

A/Prof Wong Yee Chee

  • Senior Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist in NUH (1983 – present)
  • Associate Professor of Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at National University of Singapore
  • Honorary consultant to Renci Hospital

 Dr Chow Khuan Yew (Until 10 June 2017)

Dr Chow Khuan Yew
(Until 10 June 2017)

  • National Registry of Diseases Office, Health Promotion Board, Deputy Director (2003 to present)

 Past experience

  • Medical Director, Ren Ci Hospital and Medicare Centre (1993-2001)
  • Volunteer with Wellness Centre and Shan You Counselling Centre (2011 till present).
  • Medical volunteer with BW Monastery (2011 – present)
  • Medical volunteer with Blossom World Society (2011 – present)
  • Medical volunteer with Blossom Seeds Limited (2011 – present)

 Dr Pua Hwee Leng

Dr Pua Hwee Leng

  • BW Monastery, Assistant lecturer in Training & Development (2017 – present)
  • KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Visiting Consultant Paediatric Anaesthesiologist, (2007 – present)

 Past experience

  • BW Monastery, Head of Bilingual Dharma Propagation Division (2011 - 2017)
  • Singapore General Hospital, Anaesthesiologist (1990 – 1995)
  • National University Hospital (1995 – 2007)
  • Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, Paediatric anaesthesiologist (1997-1998)
  • BW Monastery, Committee Member (2008 – present)  Blossom Seeds Limited, Committee Member (2013 – present)
  • Lions Club, Sentosa, Member (2010 – 2016)
  • Medical/surgical missions to various countries including China, Mongolia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Madagascar, Zambia, Brazil etc

 Leong Soon San

Leong Soon San

TCM Physician

  • BP Singapore Pte Ltd, Tax Director, Asia Pacific (2004 to present )
  • Member of Singapore Chinese Physicians’ Association (2006 to present)
  • Certified Traditional Chinese Medicine Physician at Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution ( 2006 to present )

Past experience

  • PwC, Senior Tax Manager (1989 to1998)
  • Procter & Gamble, Group Manager (1998 to 2004)

Henry L S Hoe

Legal Advisor

  • A.Ang, Seah & Hoe Advocates & Solicitors, Notary Public & Commissioners for Oaths

Lim Chin

Corporate Secretary

  • APTA Management Services Pte Ltd (formerly known as Shinewing Management Services Pte Ltd)

 

Sub-committees:

Fundraising and Events
Mr Cheng Yau Tong
Mr Aw Cheow Thiam
Ms Ng Kim Leng Julie
Ms Vera Yang Pei Pei
Ms Hazel Tan
Dr John Min


Home Help Program
Dr Chow Khuan Yew
Prof Wong Yee Chee
Dr Pua Hwee Leng
Ms Leong Soon San
Mr Aw Cheow Thiam
Ms Ong Siew Chin


Governance and Administration
Ms Ong Siew Chin
Mr Aw Cheow Thiam
Mr Lee Soon Hin
Mr Cheng Yau Tong

 

Human Resource
Ms Ong Siew Chin
Mr Aw Cheow Thiam
Mr Cheng Yau Tong
Ms Hazel Tan
Ms Leong Soon San