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Board of Directors

Mr. Chia Tek Yew

Chia Tek Yew is an entrepreneur/business advisor working with Incuvest (a technology incubator) and Ecosys (a business accelerator).  Apart from this, he has investments in the F&B, retail and education sectors and is actively looking to expand these regionally.

Prior to this, he was Executive Director, Strategy and Marketing of Bintan Resorts International and Chief Marketing Officer of Gallant Venture Ltd.  He also chaired the advisory panel of The Centre For Tourism Education (Bintan).

Prior to joining Bintan Resorts in 2009, Tek Yew was the co-Global Managing Partner of Whitehead Mann Partnership, a leading UK executive search and leadership consultancy with twin headquarters in London and Singapore, where he was part of the leadership team that brought the previously LSE-listed company private and subsequently engineered a trade sale to Korn Ferry, the world’s largest search firm. 

Before joining the talent management industry, he was Vice President/head of Hewlett Packard’s Asia Pacific Consulting & Integration business working with leading businesses across Asia to develop their technology platform to support their business strategies.

Apart from the above positions, Tek Yew also spent 7 years in Hong Kong with PwC Consulting as Managing Partner of its East Asia Financial Services consulting practice before returning to Singapore in 1999 to be the Singapore Managing Partner of PwC Consulting and the CEO of the PwC Venture Accelerator, a practice dedicated to incubating technology start-ups.

Tek Yew graduated from the National University of Singapore with a B.Acc (Hons) degree in 1985 and spent his early years with KPMG Singapore, including a short posting to KPMG’s London office.

He also attended the Coopers & Lybrand/INSEAD International Management Development Program as well as the Hewlett Packard/Stanford University Executive Development program.


Ms. Lee Hian

Highly qualified with 1st Class Honors and Masters Degree, Ms. Lee Hian leads Beacon International College with more than 30 years of teaching and course management experience.


Ms. Chua Sing Zhi

Having obtained a Bachelor's Degree from Monash University, Australia, Ms. Chua Sing Zhi has overseas education experience and experience in managing BTEC programmes.


Mr. Ho Cheow Teck

Mr. Ho Cheow Teck is the Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Morocco to Singapore, and the Managing Director/Director of Overseas Trustees Limited, Overseas Investment Pte Ltd, Gainall Private Limited, Dimas (S) Pte Ltd, Avia Reed International Pte Ltd, The Hale Medical Group Pte Ltd, Hale Medical Clinic (Concourse) Pte Ltd, Eureka Star Pte Ltd and St. George Assets Pty Ltd (Aust).

Mr. Ho was previously the Executive Director, Straits Maritime Leasing Pte Ltd and M&G Marine Services Pte Ltd, Manager (Investment Div) and Guinness Mahon Merchant Bank (S).


Mr. Alwi Bin Abdul Hafiz

Mr Alwi Hafiz is the Sustainability Advisor for Golden Veroleum Liberia and also co-founder and director of ACentric Solutions.

Mr Alwi started his career with Booz-Allen & Hamilton, Management Consultants before joining Hewlett-Packard (HP) Professional Services Organisation in 1988 where he held various roles ranging from engineering and project management to operational and business leadership roles. Mr Alwi was the Asia Pacific and Japan Operations Director for HP Consulting & Integration when he left in 2006 to join the BSI Group firstly as Managing Director, Asia Pacific for its Management Systems division and then Managing Director, ASEAN for the Group. He left BSI in April 2013 to take on an advisory role with Golden Veroleum Liberia while taking an active involvement in several startup ventures.

Active within the community and industry, Mr Alwi currently serves as a Board member of the Singapore Land Transport Authority, Yayasan Mendaki and member of NTU Board of Trustee.