Board of Directors
as of March 2020
Dr. Patrick Liew is the Executive Chairman of GEX Ventures. He is also the founder and director of Success Resources, arguably Asia's largest seminar organiser. He has also established an e-learning company which was rated by Deloitte and Touche as the 11th fastest growing tech company.
Previously, Dr. Liew was the Executive Chairman and CEO of HSR Global Ltd, a publicly-listed company on SGX-ST. He was also the regional director of Gartner Group, providing strategic advisory and planning services to governments, banks and MNCs, as well as the regional head of sales and marketing operation for Dow Jones Telerate.
Dr. Liew graduated with a BSc in Estate Management from Heriot Watt University, an MSc with emphasis in global business and marketing from The City University Of New York, and an MBA from Henley Business School / Brunei University. He has earned a doctorate degree in education from the University of Southern California.
Dr. Liew provides leadership and advisory services to many professional and charity organisations. He is actively involved in supporting humanitarian, philanthropic and charity causes. He has helped to organise many social missions and in the process, helped to set four records in the Singapore Book Of Records and a record in the Guinness World Record.
Dr. Liew won the Entrepreneur Of the Year Award for Social Contribution, the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award, the Global Leader Award and five other business awards.
Ms. Julienne Loh is Executive Vice President of Enterprise Partnerships for Asia Pacific. In this role, she drives partnerships across new industries with a focus on growing Mastercard’s global cities, travel and tourism, trade and business development initiatives across the region.
Prior to this, she held various leadership roles in Core Products and Global Products & Solutions, including leading the consumer credit portfolio in Asia where she saw the launches of key affluent programs including Asia Pacific’s first affluent women consumer program. She was also the Country Manager for Singapore, where she led all aspects of Mastercard’s business in the country, including building alliances with non-financial institutions and government agencies. She and her team were instrumental in launching the first open loop transit prepaid program in 2009.
Ms. Loh has been with Mastercard since 2005, with over 20 years of professional experience in business, marketing and financial sectors in Singapore. A member of the Women’s Leadership Network at Mastercard, she also serves as vice-chairperson in Junior Achievement Singapore, the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to promoting financial literacy in young people.
Ms. Loh holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the National University of Singapore and MA in Marketing Management from the University of Westminster, UK.
Mr. Raymond Wong is currently Senior Director for B2B Sales for Asia Pacific based in Singapore. Before assuming this position, he was the head of Marketing for ExxonMobil's Retail Fuels business in the Asia Pacific region.
Mr. Wong began his career with Mobil Oil Singapore as a Marketing Programs Executive in 1996. In 24 years that he has been with the company, Mr. Wong, a native Singaporean, has held 13 different assignments, covering various portfolios including Sales, Marketing, Financial Reporting and Strategic Planning.
Mr. Wong spent 4 years working in ExxonMobil’s Downstream headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, where he had a variety of Managerial assignments in Planning, Operations, and Treasurers in ExxonMobil's Lubricants & Specialties Company. He was also based in New Delhi, India for 3 years where he was CEO and Director of ExxonMobil's Downstream business in India.
Mr. Wong graduated with a degree in Finance and Management (Honors) in 1993 and obtained his MBA in 1998. He sits on the board of Junior Achievement Singapore and has previously served on the board of an International Church in India. His spouse has a degree in European Studies and taught English and History in high school before taking a leave of absence to accompany Mr. Wong on his overseas assignments. They have 2 children, Hannah and Liesel, ages 16 and 12. His hobbies include sports and traveling where he has visited > 50 countries to-date.
Mrs Wendy Wong graduated from the University of Singapore with LLB (Hons) in 1978 and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1979 and as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1995. Mrs Wong is a Commissioner for Oaths and a Notary Public. Mrs Wong holds the designation of a Trust and Estate Practitioner since 31 July 2006 when she was admitted as a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Mrs Wong’s expertise is in Banking, Corporate Finance, Corporate and Commercial Law, Conveyancing and Trust & Estate Planning.
In February 1986, Mrs Wong started the law firm of Wendy Wong, now known as Wong Alliance LLP. In 2010, she started a law practice in Timor-Leste known as Wong Alliance Law Office (TL) Lda.
Mrs Wong serves on the Conveyancing Practice Committee of the Law Society of Singapore. She is an Honorary Member of the Financial Planning Association of Singapore and sits on its Ethics Committee.
Mrs Wong is a non-executive director of Gem New Start Centre Limited, a registered charity with a mission to reach out to and assist hurting young girls and women-in-need.
Mrs Wong has served as a member of the Crescent Girls’ School Advisory Committee since 1986 and was the said committee’s Chairperson from June 2008 to June 2018. She was honored with the Ministry of Education Service to Education Award (0-19 years) in 1998 and the Ministry of Education Service to Education Award (20 years & Above) in 2008.
Ms Goh Seow Chee is the Managing Director of Aequitas Advisory Pte Ltd. She has spent more than 20 years in the tax and financial services industry specializing in tax investigation, trust and family succession planning. Her expertise centres on advising families on their succession planning, philanthropic effort and sustainable investing. Before starting her own firm, she was the Managing Director and Head of Wealth Advisory South East Asia at J P Morgan Private Bank, Singapore. She had previously held senior positions in HSBC Trustee Singapore and Equity Trust Singapore (now known as TMF Group). She started her career with Inland Revenue of Singapore as a tax investigator.
Ms Goh is active in the Singapore’s trust professional body, Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners (STEP), she is well apprised of the rapid evolving tax and family office landscape both in Singapore and the international space. Through her leadership, she was instrumental in raising the professional standards of trust professions in the industry. She was Chairperson between 2012 to 2015 and from 2015 to 2017, she held STEP Council Representative position for Singapore and Malaysia.
Ms Goh graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from National University of Singapore. She is married with two children. Apart from work, she spends time with family on outdoor activities such as biking and camping. She believes in recycling for environmental sustainability.
Ms. Ng Hau Yee brought Junior Achievement into Singapore in 2007 and incorporated the organization in 2008 when she became its first Executive Director. Under her helm, JA Singapore has taught over 175,000 students with more than 15,000 volunteers since 2008 and the organization continues to grow year over year.
Professionally, in 2004 after 20 years in the corporate world, Ms. Ng started her own firm, Adept Analysis & Management. Adept Analysis provides services in financial, business and data analysis, start-up support, accounting services, process improvement, and other services related to the finance function. In addition to project-based work, Adept Analysis also provides short and long-term outsource finance director/CFO type of services to small and medium size enterprises.
Ms. Ng has an extensive career in the finance function with her last corporate position as the Asia Pacific Finance & Administration Director for Auspex Systems, Inc. where she was responsible for all aspects of finance, human resources, and sales administration. Upon joining Auspex, she was responsible for setting up the Asia Pacific Headquarters in Singapore to properly expand into and support the Asia Pacific market.
Ms. Ng began her finance career with Digital Equipment Corporation where she held broad and successively responsible positions over a 10-year period. During her last two years at Digital, Ms. Ng relocated to Singapore from the U.S. and served as the Asia Pacific Financial Planning and Analysis Manager – leading the budgeting, planning and financial analysis activities for Digital’s sales and marketing division in Asia Pacific. Her previous positions in the U.S. included senior financial roles in Product Management and Development, Worldwide Logistics, Manufacturing Operations, and New Venture Investments.
Ms. Ng graduated from the Columbia Business School with an MBA in Finance and International Business, and received her undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. Outside of work, Ms. Ng is extremely active in the alumni community. Since graduation, Ms. Ng has been an applicant interviewer for the MIT undergraduate program as well as for the Columbia Business School MBA program. She has been on the Executive Committee of both the Columbia University and MIT alumni clubs in Singapore for many years. In addition, Ms. Ng was a founding member and currently the President of the Distinguished Universities Alumni League (DUAL), which is a local umbrella organization of 20 prominent university alumni clubs. Ms. Ng is also a member of the Rotary Club of Sentosa, serving on their Board as well.
Ms. Ng was born in Hong Kong and grew up in New York. She relocated to Singapore with her husband and two children in 1996.