• Theresa_Sim Our Board

    Ms Theresa Sim

    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

  • Tan_Li_San Our Board

    Ms Tan Li San

    National Council of Social Service

  • John_Tang Our Board

    Mr John Tang

    Managing Director
    GIC Pte Ltd

  • Greg_Updated Our Board

    Mr Greg Unsworth

    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

  • Hasan Our Board

    Mr Hasan Abdul Rahman

    Managing Director
    Halaal Food Manufacturing Pte Ltd

  • Lien_Updated Our Board

    Mr Lien Choong Luen

    General Manager
    GOJEK Singapore

  • Mark_Syn Our Board

    Mr Mark Syn

    Portfolio Manager
    MFS Investment Management

  • Melanie Our Board

    Ms Melanie Ng

    Managing Director
    Blackstone Finance Group

  • Jiak_See Our Board

    Ms Ng Jiak See

    Financial Advisory Leader
    Deloitte AsiaPac

Ms Theresa Sim May Ling

Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Theresa Sim is an Assurance Partner, Chief Financial Controller, Business Transformation Leader and a member of the Leadership Team of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Singapore.

Ms Sim has more than 20 years of professional experience in providing audit and related advisory services including due diligence for purposes of mergers / acquisitions and other consulting work. Her clientele base covers a wide spectrum of industries which includes property development and management, retail, oil and gas, manufacturing and trading; cutting across SGX listed, government-linked and multinational companies.

Through servicing a diversified client base, she has accumulated in-depth knowledge of group audit coordination and reporting requirements in various GAAPs and can value-add in areas of financial, governance, controls and risk management.

She is presently also the Executive Committee Member / Honorary Treasurer of the Singapore Children’s Society and Board Member of Wildlife Reserves Singapore Conservation Fund.

Ms Tan Li San

CEO, National Council of Social Service

Ms Tan Li San joined the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) on 6 January 2020 as CEO-Designate, and took over as Chief Executive Officer on 1 June 2020.

Prior to this, Ms Tan has held various positions in the Singapore government including roles in the Ministry of Communications and Information, Ministry of Manpower, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Ministry of Finance, Public Service Division, and the Civil Service College.

She was a member of the Social Service Sector Strategic Thrusts (4ST) Steering Committee, and served on the boards of several Social Service Agencies before joining NCSS.

Mr John Tang

Managing Director, GIC Pte Ltd

John Tang is a Managing Director at GIC’s private equity group. GIC is the fund manager for the foreign reserves of Singapore, which manages in excess of US$100 billion. In his 19 years at GIC, John has invested in private equity and venture capital funds and companies around the world, especially US and China.

John currently heads the global CIO’s Office for private equity and infrastructure investments and has been an investment committee member for more than 10 years. He also co-chairs GIC’s Technology Business Group. Prior, John was Head of the US Funds and Co-Investment Group based out of New York, and Head of Global Venture Capital based in Silicon Valley.

Starting his career as a system’s engineer at IBM, John joined strategy firm Bain & Company after graduating from Harvard Business School in 1996. He graduated from Imperial College UK with a BEng (First Class Hons) and MSc in Computing.

John is Singaporean and currently serves on the NTU (Nanyang Technological University) Endowment Investment Committee, and is a board member of RaiSE, the sector developer for social enterprise in Singapore. He also serves as a selection panel member for the World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers Program.

Mr Greg Unsworth

Digital Business & Risk Assurance, PwC

Greg has been based in Singapore for more than 16 years and has more than 30 years of international experience with PwC. Greg is PwC’s digital business leader and leads the Risk Assurance practice in Singapore. He has also previously served as PwC’s technology industry leader for the Asia Pacific region. Greg is a member of our firm’s leadership team and has extensive experience providing professional services to companies globally, having also previously worked in our London, Sydney and Tokyo offices.

Greg has extensive experience providing audit and advisory services to various clients, particularly in the technology, media and telecom sectors and has specialised in serving these sectors for more than 20 years. Greg also has extensive experience with IFRS, US GAAP and other international reporting frameworks. Greg works regularly with PwC’s global specialists on trends and developments related to digital technologies and has previously served on the Technologies and Research & Development sub-committee for the Singapore Government’s 2025 Infocomm Media Masterplan.

Mr Hasan Abdul Rahman

Managing Director, Halaal Food Manufacturing Pte Ltd

From a young age, Hasan has always been involved in the family business, assisting wherever possible, taught by his parents the importance of sustenance. After completion of National Service, he joined the family business full time and was trained by his parents to manage the operations of their hawker stall and food manufacturing facility. The training encompasses: food outlet management, culinary skills for food production, sales & marketing, logistics & warehousing, and administrative duties (HR, invoicing, etc)

In 2015, Hasan was given the responsibility by his parents to take up ownership of the company and to transform from a hawker-styled business to a corporate organization with a mission and vision based on values. New business activities were incorporated such as importation and butchery of meat & poultry. With the support of government grants, digitalization and automation projects were implemented resulting in an increased efficiency and effectiveness of administrative and manufacturing processes, and new revenue stream from e-commerce platforms.

Halaal Food Manufacturing Pte Ltd was incorporated in 2019 as a holding company for Pondok Abang and Straits Butchering Company. With the increased output and intensive business development endeavours, he has successfully distributed Halal frozen food to the food service sectors (supermarkets, frozen food retailers, F&B establishments).

2022 was marked as a milestone as he embarked on a regionalization journey, successfully exporting to Vietnam and incorporated subsidiaries in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Mr Lien Choong Luen

General Manager, GOJEK Singapore

Mr Lien Choong Luen is helping to lead the international expansion for GOJEK as its Singapore GM. GOJEK started as a ride-hailing company but has now grown to provide services in more than 18 business verticals across 150 cities as South-East Asia’s Super App and is considered a “Decacorn”, with a strong purpose to enhance social mobility and enable entrepreneurship.

Prior to this, he spent several years at McKinsey and Co. working with major technology, healthcare and consumer companies across Greater China. Subsequently, as the South-East Asia head for the McKinsey Centre for Government, he served regional public sector clients; in particular, he worked with SPRING Singapore helping local SMEs accelerate their internationalisation, productivity and digitisation efforts. He maintained the focus on start-up innovation while at the Singapore National Research Foundation.

Mr Lien started his career in the Singapore Armed Forces as a Special Forces officer. He served in East Timor as a UN Peace-keeper and also trained with the US Rangers, US Marines and various South-East Asian Special Forces. In the SAF, he led units up to battalion size and is currently serving as a reservist officer.

Mr Lien studied mathematics in UC Berkeley and Cambridge University under the SAF Overseas Scholarship, and also graduated as the top student in Strategic and Defence Studies from the University of Malaya. He holds an MBA with Distinction from the London Business School.

He previously served as the President of the Berkeley club of Singapore and is currently on the committee for the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Singapore. A keen sportsman, he has summited Mount Everest and K2, skied to the North Pole, and run ultramarathons in the Amazon jungle and Gobi Desert, and served on the Singapore Sporting Culture Committee.

Mr Mark Syn

Portfolio Manager, MFS Investment Management

Mark Syn is a Portfolio Manager at MFS Investment Management, a Boston-based fund management firm. He co-manages the Global Real Estate Fund and is a member of MFS’ Impact Investment Group and Climate Change Committee. A Chartered Financial Analyst, he manages client capital and provides research insights into the global investment landscape.

Mark was previously at Wellington Management for a decade, a Boston-based fund management firm where he led the Asia-Pacific Real Estate practice and co-managed the Global Real Estate fund. During his tenure he helped build a team, institute an investment framework and establish the fund’s track record. Mark was a Director of the Wellington Board in Tokyo and a member of the Management Committee in Singapore.

Prior to this, Mark was at Goldman Sachs for nearly a decade where he was a Global Emerging Markets Portfolio Manager. He launched and co-managed Goldman Sach’s BRIC (Brazil/Russia/India/China) Fund before transitioning to the Real Estate Securities team where he was Head of Asia-Pacific investments.

Mark read Civil Engineering at Imperial College London where he graduated with a M.Eng and 1st Class Honours. He is a recipient of the 1996 Bingham Cottrell Prize. Subsequently, he attended the London Business School as a Lee Foundation Scholar and graduated with an MBA. He served as Chairman of Singapore’s 50th Anniversary Independence Jubilee for Tanjong Pagar and was a member of the Citizens’ Consultative Committee. He serves on the Nomination & Remuneration Committee of the Singapore Institute of Directors and is a member of the Investment Committee of YMCA Singapore.

Ms Melanie Ng

Managing Director and Head of APAC Corporate Finance, Blackstone Finance Group

Melanie is a Managing Director in the Blackstone Finance Group and is the Head of APAC Corporate Finance based in Singapore. Ms. Ng provides supervisory oversight to the day-to-day management of all accounting, tax, treasury management, corporate and regulatory reporting for Blackstone’s APAC corporate entities.

Before joining Blackstone in 2019, Ms. Ng worked at BlackRock in Singapore as their Head of Controller for Southeast Asia, Korea, and Taiwan. Before her 5-year career at Blackrock, she spent 5 years at MGPA as the Global Business Controller.

Prior to that, Ms. Ng held various senior finance leadership roles at Nomura and Lend Lease, both in Australia and Singapore. Ms. Ng received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a qualified Chartered Accountant of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants since 1999. She also served as the Council Member of the Singapore Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand from 2021-2022.

Ms. Ng actively champions talent growth in Singapore and gender diversity & inclusion (D&I) in the workplace. She has been a Female Champion with the Financial Women’s Association of Singapore since 2019. She speaks fluent English, Malay, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Ms Ng Jiak See

Deloitte AsiaPac Financial Advisory Leader

Jiak See has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, auditing and business, financial and accounting advisory services. She has managed assignments in industries such as F&B, retail, logistics, insurance, property, manufacturing, and hotels. She has considerable experience in M&A, fundraising, business expansion strategy, management consulting, corporate and shareholder restructuring, debt restructuring, due diligence, IPO, RTO, valuation, financial planning, and post-merger integration.