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Board Of Directors

Chairman - Mr Eric Tan

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Mr Eric Tan graduated with a Bachelor of accountancy degree from the University of Singapore in 1974.


He is a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He had more than 35 years working experience which included senior positions in finance, corporate planning, human resource as well as in operations management in a telecommunication & transportation group listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX).


Before his retirement in 2016, he was the CFO of a SGX listed subsidiary of a HK Group listed on the HK Stock Exchange.

Treasurer - Mr Heng Mok Hee, Sylvester


With a career spanning over five decades in the shipping industry and a rich history of almost 25 years with a variety of voluntary welfare organisations including the Lions, Special Olympics Singapore, the International Lutheran Seaman’s Mission and Catch Them Young, Capt.


Sylvester Heng brings with him a huge wealth of experience in both the worlds of business and charity. Also, he was the chairman of Lion Community Service Foundation from 2014-2016.


Sylvester is the founder of Regional Shipping Services, marine consultant, surveyor & shipping agent.

Secretary - Dr Quek Jin Jong

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Dr Quek Jin Jong has been in the education service from 1963 for the last five decades. 

He taught in the primary, secondary & junior college levels for 18 years before he became a Vice-Principal of a junior college. In 1985 he moved on to teacher education. From 1991 until he retired in 2014, he served as a Dean & Principal Officer in the Director’s Office of the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. Concurrent to his various appointments, he served in a number of education organisations which included a school advisory committee, Sport Singapore, Junior Achievement, FOCUS, Sands Development Leadership Centre, Scout Association. Dr Quek’s interest in education also extended internationally.

He was appointed as Vice Chancellor of the Emirates College for Advance Education, Abu Dhabi, UAE, and also served on the international panels of advisors for other educational institutions.

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Mr Saim Yeong Harng

Mr Saim has two decades of experience in consulting, banking, and venture building. He is a venture builder, advisor, mentor, and trainer. He is the former Founder & CEO of CardsPal, an institutionally-backed business venture that successfully exited in 2023.


Dr Koo Siaw Sing

Dr Koo is an accomplished pianist and educator, taught piano and music theory in the US and currently instructs at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore. He's renowned for lecture-performances on Chinese piano music and international recognition at music conferences. He holds a doctorate and numerous awards, contributing to the music community.

Executive Director - Kevyn Sim

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Kevyn believes in leadership driven by empathy with a dedication to inspire tangible change, aims to merge compassion with action and steer CTY towards a future where kindness and impact converges with our mission.

With over 25 years of diverse professional experience spanning the private, public, and social sectors, Kevyn has been actively engaged in advocating for social causes on local and global platforms.


Beginning his career at Nomura, Japan's largest investment bank, he transitioned to the public sector at IMDA to spearhead national digital transformation efforts for industries and capability development. Here, he advocated and brought together public, corporate and private philanthropic support to initiate a pioneering project leveraging on assistive technologies to digitise 14 SPED schools catering to students with special learning needs. Driven by a commitment to social welfare, he founded an education consulting firm in China and partnered a global non-profit to establish private schools benefiting 500 children in Fujian province's rural areas. During the Covid lockdown, he orchestrated the eKidsExcel program in Singapore, collaborating with corporate sponsors to provide online classes and e-learning resources for 110 disadvantaged children.

Kevyn holds a Bachelor of Computer Science & Information Systems from the National University of Singapore and is a certified educator of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program.

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