Ms. Ma. Cristina Padillo
Cristina joined SUN-DAC in July 2007. She has been in the social service sector for 19 years. She has previous experience in the elderly services for about 6 years. She has a Degree in Physiotherapy and Diploma in Disability Studies. Her strengths are relationship building, promoting positive culture, staff empowerment and social inclusion for person with disability.
Judy joined SUN-DAC in June 2022. With more than 10 years of experience in HR under her belt, her specialty lies in Talent Acquisition and Development, Manpower Planning and HR operations. She’s passionate about developing talents, networks and helping them discover their strengths. Judy is in the midst of getting her coaching certifications, is Institute of Human Resource Professionals (IHRP) certified and has a double degree in chemistry and business management.
Mr Daniel Teh
Daniel was co-opted to the Board of Management on 17th January 2022. He is a Social Entrepreneur, founder and Executive Director of PJ Group, F&B social enterprise that trains and employs mainly persons with special needs and the differently abled. Daniel has many years of experience as a social entrepreneur, and is passionate about championing the needs and empowering the vulnerable.
MR. MICHAEL KONNOTH
Michael joined SUN-DAC Board of Management in March 2016. Following a long career in Management Consulting, he is currently a Director at Credit Suisse. Michael has Masters degrees in Business Administration as well as Computing.
Mr Matthew Wee
Matthew has a Graduate Diploma in Social Work from the National University of Singapore and a Master’s in Public Policy from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. He has over 20 years’ experience in drugs, penal and corrections field. He served in the a Ministry of Home Affairs and Singapore Prison Service with key responsibilities in offender management, policy and operations, strategic planning, community engagement and media relations.
Mr Naveen Sasidaran
Naveen joined the SUN-DAC Board of Management in September 2021. He is a partner with RSM Singapore, where he is responsible for auditing a diverse clientele, including publicly-listed organisations, privately-held organisations, multinationals, emerging businesses, as well as non-profit organisations. Naveen is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore, and a Chartered Accountant of England & Wales.
Mr Peter Ow
Mr Peter Ow joined the SUN-DAC Board of Management in September 2021. He was formally a shareholder and Managing Director of Residential Services of Knight Frank International Property Consultants. He has over 40 years years of experience in the field of Marketing, Management and Development of real estate and is currently a Property Consultant with Lum Chang Holdings.
Mr Jarod Ong
Jarod joined the SUN-DAC Board of Management in September 2021. Currently the Executive Director at UOB Kay Hian Pte Ltd, Jarod brings with him deep and broad experience in operations management, process and digital transformation across various industries. Jarod is a keen cyclist and enjoys time with his family.
MS. BELINDA TAN SZE WEI
Belinda joined the SUN-DAC Board since September 2017. Belinda is a qualified chartered accountant. She’s a partner with a UK-based accounting firm where she specialises in fraud investigations and has led numerous inquiries relating to financial statements manipulations, corruption, bribery and asset misappropriations. On days when she’s not solving white collar crimes, Belinda enjoys traveling, reading and playing tennis. Belinda enjoys landscape photography and has 2 photography exhibitions under her belt. Hong Kong Thru’ the Lens took place in June 2007 where she sold photos she took of scenes of Hong Kong and donated the entire proceeds to the Children’s Cancer Foundation (Hong Kong). In November 2013, Belinda also organised Singapore Thru’ the Lens where she sold the photographs of scenes in Singapore and raised S$110,000 in benefit of charity. She believes in giving back to the society and making a little difference in people’s lives.
Ms. Lee Chwee Ming
Chwee Ming joined SUN-DAC in January 2021. She was formerly from education sector for 13 years oversees the operations aspect for the department, organised conferences, forums & weekly seminars and recruitment exercise for faculty members. Prior to education sector, she spent 9 years with Community Mediation services managed 3 centres’ operations, spearheaded outreach programs and chart training roadmap for volunteers. She obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration with Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
Ms. Fanny Foo
Fanny joined SUN-DAC in February 2021. She brings along 10 years’ experience in the corporate sector in various roles before moving onto the social services sector for the last 9 years. In the social services sector, she was in areas of Senior Management, Outreach, Finance, Administration, Operations and Volunteer Management. She graduated with a Higher Diploma in Hotel Management from Shatec jointly with Ecole Hotelier de la SSH Lausanne (Switzerland) and National Productivity Board (Singapore).
MR. ONG PANG HUAN, COLIN
Colin has been a member of SUN-DAC’s Board of Management since March 2015. He is a corporate and capital markets lawyer with more than 20 years of experience and is named as a leading lawyer by a number of legal publications. Colin also serves as a facilitator in the Advanced Corporate Practice module of the Preparatory Course leading to Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations administered by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education, which provides training for qualified persons seeking admission to the Singapore bar.
Yaros joined SUN-DAC in Dec 2014. He is in social service sector since 2009. He possesses Masters in Social Work and is accredited as Registered Social Worker. He started as Training Officer and grew to Centre Manager. His strengths are staff empowerment, serving leadership, community inclusion of persons with disability, system approach in running centre.
Ms. Vickneswary Jeraman
Vickneswary joined SUN-DAC in September 2014. She has 6 years of experience in social service sector and has worked on Case Management, Publicity and Event Management. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology and a Higher Diploma in Psychology with Counselling. She is trained in areas such as Grief Therapy, Management of Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA) and Serving Leadership.
Dr. Andrew Sayampanathan
Andrew joined the board since September 2019. He is a practising medical doctor with MOH Holdings. He is also a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh). He obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from the National University of Singapore.
MR. DAVID ALEXANDER ONG
David joined SUN-DAC Board in September 2018. He is an active volunteer with a heart for the disadvantaged and needy. He has more than 50 years of experience volunteering in many different social service agencies in various capacities.
MS. CHEN ZHU, ECHO
Echo Chen joined the SUN-DAC Board of Management in January 2016. She is a Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore and has 15 years of experience in the audit field. She possesses a Master in Commerce.
MS. THAI KUM FOON
Kum Foon joined SUN-DAC Board since August 2012. She is currently the CFO of Kuok Group.
MR. REYMOND THOMAS FERNANDEZ
Reymond joined the SUN-DAC Board of Management since September 2009. He is the Managing Director of Reyfern Real Estate Consultancy Pte Ltd, and has over 40 years of experience in the Real Estate sector. Prior to setting up his own company, he was the Regional Head of Corporate Real Estate (SEA) at Standard Chartered Bank. He possesses a Degree in Estate Management from the then University of Singapore.
MS. SHEELA PARAKKAL D/O KOCHUKRISHNAN
Sheela joined the SUN-DAC Board in May 2011. She is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Prudential Singapore where she leads People Strategy. A strong supporter of workplace diversity and inclusion, Sheela has spearheaded several industry-first initiatives such as removing the retirement age at Prudential and raising the CPF contribution rate for employees above 55 to be on par with younger colleagues. These ground-breaking changes mean that Prudential employees can work at the company for as long as they can perform and are rewarded based on performance. In recognition of her progressive workforce vision, Sheela was named Best HR Leader at the HR Fest Awards 2019. Sheela’s 24-year career spans across a spectrum of industries, specialisations, and geographies.
MR. LIM BEE KANG, STANLEY
Stanley joined the SUN-DAC Board of Management in September 2008. He is the Finance Director of Sindicatum Sustainable Resources, a renewable energy company and has over 15 years of experience in the finance/ accounting sector. In his free time, Stanley enjoys travelling and playing badminton.
MR. LOW ENG HUAT, PETER
Peter is the Chairman of SUN-DAC since 2012. He is the Lead Assurance Partner (Pharma and Healthcare Group) of PwC Singapore and has more than 25 years of audit and business advisory experience. Peter Low is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore.
Mr. Quek Hong Choon
Hong Choon joined SUN-DAC in November 2019. He has around 7 years’ experience in the charity and social service sector, in areas such as Organisational Development, governance, risk management, HR, volunteer management, corporate services, fundraising, publicity and PDPA. He was formerly a senior prison officer for 14 years. He completed the INSEAD Advanced Management Programme (AMP) in 2019; and possesses a Master in Social Science (Counselling and Psychotherapy).
Ms. Desi Intan
Before joining SUN-DAC in August 2017, Desi was working in corporate sectors such as Food & Beverages (Singapore) and Property Development & Investment (Melbourne, Australia) for 15 years. She was a Finance Manager managing the whole spectrum of finance, accounts operation and regulatory compliance of the organisation. She graduated from Melbourne University (Australia) with Bachelor Degree of Commerce specialising in Accounting and Finance. She is also a Certified Practising Accountant with CPA Australia.
Ms. Natasha Jumari
Natasha joined SUN-DAC in June 2017. She graduated with a diploma in Mass Communication and has around 3 years’ experience in the charity and social service sector, in areas such as Volunteer and Donor Management, Community Partnership and Fundraising.
Arifeen joined SUN-DAC in March 2020. He has around 21 years’ experience in the social service sector, in areas such as working with clients with special needs (all kinds of disability), Special Olympics sports (used to be a Bocce coach), management of teams, and volunteer management. He was formerly working in the Accounting field. He possesses a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.