Our Board Members


  Mr Aw Cheow Thiam

Mr Aw Cheow Thiam

Chairman

  • KepMedia International Pte Ltd, Business Development Director

  • Buddhist Fellowship Singapore, Executive Committee Member

  • IRCC Committee Member for Bedok Reservoir-Punggol

 Past experiences

  • 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)


  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 experiences

  • 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 experiences

  • 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 experiences

  • 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 experiences

  • 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


  Ms Leong Soon San

Ms Leong Soon San

  • BP Singapore Pte Ltd, Tax Director, Asia Pacific (2004 to present )

  • Member of Singapore Chinese Physicians’ Association (2006 to present)

  • Certified and Practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine Physician at Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution ( 2006 to present )

Past experiences

  • PwC, Senior Tax Manager (1989 to1998)

  • Procter & Gamble, Group Manager (1998 to 2004)


  Mr David Lee

Mr David Lee

  • Sales Competence Manager, Dealership Development for Asia Pacific, Swedish MNC,  (2011- present)

Past Experiences

  • Business Development Asia Pacific, Factory Automation, Japanese MNC (2005 – 2011)

  • Lecturer, Module Head, Business Information Technology, Institute of Technical Education (2000 – 2005)

  • System Analysts, Business Automation, Infosys Private Limited

  • Singapore International Foundation- Project Leader, Tsunami Sri Lanka- Volunteer

  • MINDS, Job Training, Youth Volunteer

  • America Buddhist Lodge, Member

  • The Salvation Army, Drug Be-friending, Volunteer


  Ms Nancy Chua

Ms Nancy Chua

  • Runs her own business in the garment industry (1980 to present)

 Past experiences

  • Personal Assistant to Managing Directors in the banking sector


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 Aw Cheow Thiam
Mr David Lee
Dr John Min
Mr Chan Mun Hoe
Ms Ong Siew Chin
Mr Cheng Yau Tong
Ms Sherry Yeo

Ms Leow Pei Shan

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

Governance and Administration
Ms Ong Siew Chin
Mr Aw Cheow Thiam
Ms Leong Soon San

Ms Sherry Yeo
Mr Cheng Yau Tong

Home Help Program
Dr Pua Hwee Leng

Prof Wong Yee Chee

Ms Leong Soon San

Dr Chow Khuan Yew

Ms Vera Yang

Ms Ong Siew Chin

Mr Cheng Yau Tong

Ms Sherry Yeo

Ms Leow Pei Shan

Ms Saadiah M Salleh