Mr Ong Ye Kung
Chairman of the Board, e2i
Director Group Strategy, Keppel Corporation

Mr Ong Ye Kung is the Director of Group Strategy at Keppel Corporation since Jan 2013. He was formerly Deputy Secretary General and Director of Worker Centric at NTUC, during which he oversee the establishment of e2i and the implementation of national schemes such as the Inclusive Growth Programme. Before joining the NTUC in 2008, he was CEO of the Workforce Development Agency from 2005-2008, during which he drove the implementation of Workforce Skills Qualifications, setting of Continuing Education and Training (CET) Centres, and realization of the CET Masterplan.

He sits on the Boards of SMRT Corporation Ltd, Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC), and Alexandra Health Pte Ltd. He also serves on the Board of Governor of Northlight School and as a member of the Governing Council of the Singapore Business Advisors and Consultants Council (SBACC).

Mr Ong previously held several other positions in the Singapore Government, including that of Principal Private Secretary to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and Deputy Chief Negotiator for the US-Singapore Free Trade Agreement.

Mr Ong has a First Class Honours in B.Sc (Economics) from the University of London, London School of Economics and Political Science (UK) and a Master of Business Administration from the Institute of Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Mr Gilbert Tan Chye Hee
Board of Director, e2i
Chief Executive Officer, e2i

Mr Gilbert Tan is the Chief Executive Officer of e2i (Employment and Employability Institute). He joined NTUC’s e2i in 2009 to create solutions for better employment and employability through providing better jobs, developing better skills, and improving companies’ productivity and gain sharing for workers. Since then, e2i has launched the Inclusive Growth Program to drive productivity-led wage increases for low wage workers, and led the way with many deep skill programs that would enhance the capabilities of our PME (Professionals, Managers and Executives) workforce.

He coordinates NTUC’s worker-centric efforts; represents the Labour Movement on the boards of Human Capital (Singapore), NTUC Foodfare, and the Institute of Technical Education; and is a member of the Working Committee for Productivity & Continuing Education, Tripartite Committee for Low Wage Workers & Inclusive Growth, Services Excellence Skills & Training Council of the Singapore Workforce Development Agency and Review Committee for Applied Study in Polytechnics and ITE Review (ASPIRE) by Ministry of Education. He also contributes to the Orchid Country Club General Committee and the Chinese Development Assistance Council’s Workers Upgrading & Employment Committee.

Mr Gilbert Tan graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science (Honours); and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Masters in Recreation Administration.

Ms Adeline Sum Wai Fun
Board of Director, e2i
Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Labour Foundation (SLF)

Ms Sum is presently the Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Labour Foundation (SLF), Chief Executive Officer of NTUC Choice Homes Co-operative Limited and Chief Development Officer of NTUC Enterprise Co-operative Limited.

She currently holds directorships in ComfortDelgro Corporation Limited, and a number of NTUC social enterprises and SLF companies.

Ms Sum holds a Bachelor of Arts (History) from the National University of Singapore, a Master of Business Administration (Accountancy) from the Nanyang Technological University and a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard University.

Ms Anna Chan Hock Cheng
Board of Director, e2i
Assistant Managing Director, Planning & Policy, Economic Development Board (EDB)

Ms Anna Chan is currently Assistant Managing Director, Planning & Policy. In her current role, she oversees EDB’s operating and development budgets.

Anna joined EDB in 1991, and prior to her current appointment, she held various positions in EDB ranging from Planning, Human Resource to Finance. From 2003 to 2008, she also held concurrent appointments in EDB Investment Pte Ltd (EDBI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of EDB that is responsible for making direct and fund investments in companies and projects that are aligned with EDB’s overall economic thrusts. Anna is member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Mr Boon Yoon Chiang
Board of Director, e2i
Chairman and MD, Jardine Matheson (S) Ltd

Mr Boon Yoon Chiang has been Chairman/Managing Director of Jardine Matheson (Singapore) Ltd since 1986 and Jardine Group Country Chairman for Singapore since 1995. He is on the board of various Jardine Group companies within and outside Singapore, including Jardine Asia-Pacific Regional Board.

In addition to the directorships of the various Jardine Group companies, he also serves on the Boards of other listed and public companies including MNCs. Among the companies of which he is a director, are Food Empire Holdings Ltd and MSIG Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd.

He is a Board member of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC) and represents the Singapore Business Federation on the Council of the ASEAN Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASEAN-CCI). He is a member of South East Asia Council of INSEAD, a leading international graduate business school, and sits on the Board of Governors of Asian Institute of Management, based in Manila. He is a member of the Competition Appeal Board.

He obtained a Diploma in Personnel Management from the Singapore Institute of Management (1971) and completed the Senior Executive Programme at the London Business School in 1974.

Mr Kung Teong Wah
Board of Director, e2i
Hotel Manager, Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Center

Mr Kung Teong Wah is currently a Hotel Manager with Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Center. His career in the hospitality industry spans over 22 years of dedication to the highest standards in Hotel Management and Operations. His experience has taken him on key assignments with Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG); opening several regional hotels.

As an active hotelier, he sits on the boards of Food and Beverage Managers’ Association, SHATEC Alumni Executive committee and is a member of Chaine des Rottissuers Singapour.

He has been recognised by Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines region as most outstanding Next Generation Leaders of The Year 2012.

Teong Wah is passionate about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and has helped over 25 People with Disability (PWD) integrate into the hospitality workforce. As a dedicated CSR personnel, he has also been awarded the Enabling Partnership Award 2012 and Northlight Partnership Award 2012.

Mr Ng Cher Pong
Board of Director, e2i
Chief Executive, Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA)

Mr Ng Cher Pong was appointed Chief Executive of WDA on 1 November 2013. He is responsible for spearheading WDA’s mission to enhance the employability and competitiveness of Singapore’s workforce.

Mr Ng has a distinguished career in public service since joining the Administrative Service of the Singapore Civil Service in 1996. Before his current post at WDA, he served in the Ministry of Education (MOE) as Deputy Secretary (Services) from November 2009 and Deputy Secretary (Policy) from May 2010. He oversaw the formulation and implementation of education strategies and policies for the education sector and spearheaded the organisation development, information technology and corporate communication functions in the Ministry.

Prior to his appointment in the Ministry of Education, he served as Director, Defence Finance Organisation in the Ministry of Defence from October 2008, as well as Divisional Director of the Foreign Manpower Management Division and subsequently Divisional Director of the Workplace Policy and Strategy Division at the Ministry of Manpower between January 2004 and September 2008.

Mr Ng is currently the Deputy Chairman of the Singapore Institute of Technology Board of Trustees. He also serves on the boards of A*STAR, Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd, Yale-NUS College Governing Board among others.

Mr Ng holds a Master in Business Administration (Distinction) from INSEAD and a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) from the University of Cambridge, UK.

Mr Philip Su Poon Ghee
Board of Director
Executive Director, Far East Organization

Mr Philip Su has been Executive Director of Far East Organisation (FEO) since 2nd August 2010. His functional responsibilities include spearheading FEO’s overseas developments, overseeing the Retail Business Group and serves as a Director on several FEO and FEO-related companies.

Before joining FEO, Philip – as ACEO of JTC Corporation, was responsible for the successful development of Singapore’s multi-billion one-north mixed development zone into a vibrant business eco-system which combined the work-live-play-learn elements for the community and talent base; developed JTC’s various Business Parks into premier business and industrial centres of excellence; supervised the real-estate portfolios of the Electronics, Info-Comm Technology, and Media Industry Clusters, and JTC’s non-Industrial and New Business Clusters.

Philip, retired as a Brigadier-General in 2001, served in a variety of SAF command, management and staff positions to include Deputy ACGS (Operations Planning), Assistant Chief of General Staff (Personnel), Chief of Artillery, Chief Guards Officer and Commander, 21st Division.

Philip has been actively involved as a Director and Board Member on several Government-linked corporations and Statutory Boards: Singapore Technologies Aerospace, ST Logistics and Sentosa Development Corporation. Currently, he also holds several Director, Council Member and Advisory appointments on Singapore public and NGO sectors, namely; National Parks Board, Institute of Employment and Employability, Singapore Environment Council, National Youth Achievement Award, NRF’s CREATE and WDA’s CET Campuses developments.

Mr Roland Ng San Tiong
Board of Director
Managing Director and Group CEO Tat Hong Holdings Pte Ltd

Mr Roland Ng joined Tat Hong Holdings Pte Ltd in 1979 and assumed his current capacity since 25 October 1991. With more than 30 years of experience in the heavy equipment and plant hiring business, he bears overall responsibility for developing the Group’s strategy. This includes the review of new business developments and potential acquisitions in the region. Mr Ng also spearheads their corporate planning policy and strategy formulation.

In addition, Mr Ng oversees Tat Hong’s tower crane rental subsidiaries in China as well as their investment in our 24%-owned associated company, Singapore-listed Yongmao Holdings Limited.

Mr Roland Ng is also the Vice-President of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCCI).

He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree from the University of Technology Loughborough (United Kingdom).

Mr Tan Kai Hoe
Board of Director, e2i
Chief Executive, SPRING Singapore

Tan Kai Hoe is appointed the Chief Executive of SPRING Singapore on 1 May 2013. He joined SPRING as Deputy Chief Executive in June 2009, where he took on various roles overseeing SPRING’s efforts in industry development, entrepreneurship & innovation and Quality & Standards.

Prior to joining SPRING, Kai Hoe was a career naval officer in the Republic of Singapore Navy. He has served in a range of command and staff positions including the Fleet Commander and the Chief of Staff – Naval Staff.

Kai Hoe also serves on the boards of several companies and non-profit organizations, including Singapore Aerospace Manufacturing Pte Ltd, Advanced Materials Technologies Pte Ltd, SPRING SEEDS Capital Pte Ltd, Growth Enterprise Fund, Employment and Employability Institute, Temasek Polytechnic and the Singapore Red Cross.

Kai Hoe holds an MSc in Business Management from Stanford and an MA in Physics from Cambridge University.