Our People

 

Mr Lucien Wong 

Attorney-General of Singapore

Mr Lucien Wong is the Patron of NeuGen Fund. This appointment marks a significant and meaningful milestone for the charity. With Mr Wong’s support, we hope to raise greater awareness and garner support for NeuGen as an advocate for the children and families of reformed offenders.

Mr Wong was appointed the 9th Attorney-General of Singapore on 14 January 2017. He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the University of Singapore in 1978 and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1979.

He started legal practice the following year as a legal assistant in Drew & Napier and rose to become a partner of the firm in 1982. From 1987 to 1998, Mr Wong was a partner at Allen & Gledhill. He was managing partner of the firm from 1998 to 2012, when he became chairman and senior partner.

Mr Wong has more than 30 years of experience in legal practice, specialising in banking, corporate and financial services work. He has sat on several law review committees that reviewed amendments to Singapore Company and Securities Law.

Mr Alex Yeo

Advisor

Mr Joshua Tay

Chairman

Mr Keith Tang

Vice-Chairman

Dr N Varaprasad

Honorary Secretary

Mr Mike Hue

Honorary Treasurer

Mr Albert Kong

Member

Mr Titus Kong

Member

Ms Serene Chua

Member

Mr Kong Chi-Nang

Member

Ms Judy Hunt

Member

Ms Doris Ng

Member

About the Board
The NeuGen Management Board comprises nine appointed members. The appointment, termination and suspension of the Board or any of its members shall be decided by the Chairman, ISCOS Board of Trustees.

The term of appointment of the Board shall be for a period of two years with a term limit of five terms, except the Treasurer, whose term of office shall be limited to two terms.

Every Board undergoes an orientation process to introduce them to the role and responsibilities and familiarise them with NeuGen’s strategic plan and current work.

The Board conducts a self-evaluation of its own performance yearly. The evaluation would consider the Board’s skills, practices and conduct, and how the Board as a whole adds value to the charity.
The performance criteria were approved by the Board.

Process
The Board of Trustees is responsible for identifying potential candidates for appointment to the Board to ensure that current and future Boards have the talent, diversity of expertise, skills and personal attributes needed to steward the charity. In addition, the Board works closely with the management to identify specific needs of the Board for the particular term and to ensure a diversity of skills and personal attributes.

Audit Risk Committee

  • Committee
  • Mr Yeo Tiong Eng
  • Ms Tan Poh Hong
  • Mr Titus Kong
  • Mr Elvis Overee
  • Ms Chua Siew Luan
  • Position
  • Chairperson
  • Member
  • Member
  • Ex-Officio
  • Secretariat

Finance and Investment Committee

  • Committee
  • Mr Vincent Goh
  • Mr Mike Hue
  • Mr Soon Yong Kwee
  • Mr Jeffrey Goh
  • Mr Tan Wee Teck
  • Ms Chua Siew Luan
  • Position
  • Chairperson
  • Member
  • Non-Board Member
  • Non-Board Member
  • Ex-Officio
  • Secretariat

Fundraising Committee

  • Committee
  • Mr Keith Tang
  • Ms Sammi Lim
  • Ms Judy Hunt
  • Ms Serene Chua
  • Mr Albert Kong
  • Mr Kong Chi-Nang
  • Ms Apriani Kartika
  • Mr Edwin Goh
  • Mr Tan Wee Teck
  • Mr Elvis Overee
  • Ms Looi Jo-Anne
  • Position
  • Chairperson
  • Vice-Chairperson
  • Vice-Chairperson
  • Vice-Chairperson
  • Member
  • Member
  • Member
  • Member
  • Ex-Officio
  • Ex-Officio
  • Secretariat

Programmes and Services Committee

  • Committee
  • Dr N Varaprasad
  • Mr Terrence Goh
  • Ms Jenny Tsin
  • Dr Leung Chi Ching
  • Mr Shivkumar Mahadevan
  • Mr Tan Wee Teck
  • Mr Elvis Overee
  • Mr Muhd Ali
  • Position
  • Chairman
  • Member
  • Member
  • Non-Board Member
  • Non-Board Member
  • Ex-Officio
  • Ex-Officio
  • Secretariat

HR Committee

  • Committee
  • Ms Shirlyn Ng
  • Mr Joshua Tay
  • Mr Sallim Kadir
  • Mr Matthew Wee
  • Mr Tan Wee Teck
  • Position
  • Chairperson
  • Member
  • Member
  • Member
  • Ex-Officio

Public Relations / Communications Committee

  • Committee
  • Ms Judy Hunt
  • Mr Guillaume Nagy
  • Ms Rebekah Lin
  • Ms Cynthia Chu
  • Mr Tan Wee Teck
  • Ms Looi Jo-Anne
  • Position
  • Chairman
  • Member
  • Member
  • Member
  • Ex-Officio
  • Secretariat

Mr Tan Wee Teck

Executive Director
Wee Teck was appointed as Executive Director on 1 December 2022. Prior to joining NeuGen, Wee Teck has been with Singapore Prison Service since 2003 and had taken up appointments such as Superintendent Institution B1, Senior Assistant Director Rehabilitation Policy & Planning and various other appointments. He is passionate about issues faced by children of incarcerated parents and is excited about the work in NeuGen to support the children to prevent inter-generational offending.

Mr Elvis Overee

Deputy Director
With 40 years of experiences in the in-care and after-care sectors, Elvis is dedicated to supporting the reintegration of reformed offenders and extending the help to their children and families, shaping the foundation of NeuGen’s programmes over the past decade and building key stakeholder relations to keep the charity going. Prior to joining ISCOS, Elvis worked for many years in the Singapore Prison Service.

Mr Muhammed Ali

Senior Assistant Director, Programmes & Services
For over 8 years, Muhd Ali has accumulated valuable experiences in serving the ex-offenders’ community as well as their families. He currently oversees NeuGen’s programme team comprising a group of dedicated case managers who are on the grounds, regularly engaging the beneficiaries. Muhd Ali’s core interest lies in formulating effective programmes that are able to empower the children so that they can be the best versions of themselves.

Ms Looi Jo-Anne

Senior Assistant Director, Communications and External Relations
With over 12 years of experience in communications, Jo Anne seeks to help raise NeuGen’s profile as a key advocate of empowering children and families of reformed offender to prevent intergenerational offending. She oversees all marketing communications, public and media relations functions, as well as fundraising and donor engagement in NeuGen.

Ms Chua Siew Luan

Assistant Director, Finance
With over 25 years of experiences in private sectors and social service agencies, Siew Luan is well versed with preparing full sets of accounts, financial/management reporting, budgeting and audit-related matters. Using her expertise, she oversees the finance, accounting and compliance functions within the charity. Siew Luan is an Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Affiliate.