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Board of Directors
Mr. Peter Lam
Peter Lam is the Principal & Chief Executive Officer (PCEO) of Temasek Polytechnic. Prior to being PCEO, he spent close to 10 years as Deputy Principal in Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Deputy Director in the Ministry of Education. During his time in Education, Peter had been involved with the strategic planning and development of several Universities and the Smart Campus blueprint. Before Education, Peter served in the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Manpower and the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore.
Mr. Peter Chan
Peter Chan is the Founder and Managing Partner of Crest Capital Asia, a regional alternative investment management firm. Peter started his private equity career in 1987 with one of the earliest US private equity firms in Asia before joining a division of ING Barings Asia Private Equity as Managing Director to start its investment programme in Asia and setting up offices in Singapore, Indonesia, India, China, Taiwan and South Korea. Peter is also a Fellow Member of both the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants as well as the Certified Public Accountants of Australia.
Ms Cynthia Phua Siok Gek
Cynthia has over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, and is instrumental in the expansion of NTUC FairPrice supermarkets and convenience stores. Having served Singapore as an elected Member of Parliament for 10 years, Cynthia brings her grassroots involvement and experience to aid Clarity Singapore in our outreach to the people.
Mr. Benjamin Yeo
Benjamin Yeo is a Senior Social Worker with numerous years of experience in the mental health field. As a registered Social Worker and certified Addiction Counsellor, Benjamin has worked in various Institute of Mental Health (IMH) departments like National Addictions Management Service (NAMS), General Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
Jerome has amassed 25 years of experience in the commercial sector and was a business builder in the Asian emerging and developing markets. He held key positions and led businesses in different industries, growing businesses and running operations. These companies included Abacus International, Rubbernetwork com LLC, Breakaway Solutions LLC, Hewlett Packard Asia and Accenture. He then decided to focus on the Social Service Sector and has held the position of ED of Club Rainbow, Deputy Director at HCA Hospice Care and Director of Project, Catholic Welfare Services.
Dr. Theresa Lee
Dr Theresa Lee is a Senior Consultant Psychiatrist with the Department of Psychological Medicine at KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital. Her expertise includes Perinatal Psychiatry, Women’s Mental Health and Mood Disorders. In her current appointment, she works primarily with pregnant and postnatal mothers who have emotional difficulties and challenges. Her previous appointment in the Institute of Mental Health has also given her a broad experience in General Psychiatry and working with youths and young adults. She has been actively involved in teaching throughout her career
Elizabeth is an Assistant General Counsel of Collins Aerospace, Singapore. She has more than fifteen years of legal experience, specialising in cross border commercial transactions. Prior to joining Collins Aerospace, she held the position of Legal Counsel with the Council of Private Education, Singapore.
She is a committee member of the Pro-Bono Committee for the Association of Corporate Counsel and sits on the Collins Aerospace Women's Forum Asia as their Treasurer. She is passionate about safeguarding and advocating for the rights and interests of young persons and women.
Rev Fr Paul Staes
With more than 50 years of service as a Missionary Priest, Father Paul Staes has served in several Ministries in different countries. He was a Professor in Moral Theology in the major seminary of Manila, in-charge of fundraising for CICM missions worldwide in Arlington and Treasurer-General of CICM in Rome. Fr Paul’s service in Singapore spans 3 parishes, as Chaplin in Nanyang Technological University, Prison ministry and ex-Chairman of the Archdiocesan Senate. He is currently the Rector of the CICM District House at Pandan Valley. Father Paul’s vast experiences and forward-looking approach broadens our mission towards improving mental wellness in the committee.
Rev Deacon Clement Chen
Deacon Clement Chen was Ordained a Permanent Deacon for the Roman Catholic Church by the Archdiocese of Oakland, California in the United States of America. Upon his return to Singapore, he was incardinated into the Archdiocese of Singapore and assigned to the Church of the Holy Family for two years followed by another two and half year stint at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour. In 2003, he was appointed by His Grace, Archbishop William Goh as the Archdiocesan Financial Administrator. He is also on the Board of Consultors and a permanent Advisor to the Senate of Priests. He serves on the Board of Catholic Foundation, Caritas and ACMI Board of Trustees, ALPS, ACDRP, Archdiocesan Finance and Investment Committees.
Sr Linda Lizada, R.C.
Sr Linda Lizada, R.C. belongs to the Religious of the Cenacle and has been a religious sister for over 50 years. She had lived and worked in many countries and her last posting was in Rome serving as a Councillor in her congregation Generalate for 12 years. Currently based in Singapore, Sr Linda offers spiritual direction, psycho-spiritual workshops, retreats and provides supervision for Spiritual Directors.