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Joy Tan is the Deputy Head of Commercial & Corporate Disputes Practice and the Joint Head of the Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice of Wong Partnership.
She is also a Partner in the Employment Practice. Her main areas of practice are banking, corporate and commercial litigation and dispute resolution, particularly in shareholder disputes and energy-related disputes. She has represented corporations and shareholders in disputes relating to fraud, minority oppression, corporate transactions and share valuations.
Joy is listed as a leading lawyer for Employment in Singapore by The Legal 500: Asia Pacific – The Guide to Asia’s Commercial Law Firms 2010/2011). She is also recognised for Corporate Governance work in Singapore by PLC Which Lawyer - Directors' Duties and Liabilities since 2006.
In addition to the Singapore Repertory Theatre, she currently serves as Vice Chairman of the ISCOS Board of Directors, as Honorary Secretary of the Financial Women's Association (Singapore), and on the Fund-Raising Committee of Dover Park Hospice.
Manraj Sekhon is Chief Investment Officer, Emerging Markets Equity at Franklin Templeton Investments.
Before joining Franklin Templeton, he served as Chief Executive and Chief Investment Officer of Fullerton Fund Management, the asset management subsidiary of Temasek. Manraj has over two decades of global investment experience; managing portfolios on behalf of pension plans, sovereign wealth, endowments, insurance, family offices and private wealth. Prior to returning to Singapore in 2011 Manraj was based in London, most recently as Director and Head of International Equities at Henderson Global Investors. He began his career at Mercury Asset Management (now part of BlackRock) and also worked with Invesco Asset Management.
Manraj previously won the ‘Best Fund Manager’ award from Professional Adviser UK, a leading industry journal, and was also ranked in both the Citywire UK Top 100 Fund Managers and the Professional Adviser UK Hot 100 Fund Managers.
Manraj graduated from the University of Warwick with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Management Sciences, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He sits as; an Advisory Board member to the UK Department for International Trade for its Global Entrepreneur Programme, a Board member of the Centre for Asset Management Research and Investments at the National University of Singapore Business School, and an Advisory Council member of the CFA Society Singapore. He is also a member of the Young Presidents Organisation (YPO).
In addition to the Singapore Repertory Theatre, Manraj also serves as Vice Chairman of the Yellow Ribbon Fund and is a Founding Trustee of the ‘Friends of the University of Warwick in Singapore’.
Manraj is a fourth generation Singaporean and is married with two children.
Peter A Allen is an Executive Director of the Pacific Century Group. Peter is a Chartered Accountant who first moved to Singapore in 1984.
He has been with the Pacific Century Group since 1997 and is presently the Group Managing Director of Pacific Century Regional Developments Limited (a Singapore-listed company) and a Non-Executive Director of HKT and HKT Trust Limited (listed in Hong Kong).
He has played a key role in the development of the group’s several businesses in property, telecommunications, asset management and life insurance. Peter graduated in economics from the University of Sussex, England.
E-Len brings a wealth of experience having managed and developed brands as a Director and Founding Partner of Kids 21 Pte Ltd for the past 21 years; part of the Club 21 Group of companies. She has conceptualised and operates over 15 luxury children’s wear stores in Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur.
Having served on several boards, which includes the Garden City Fund Management Committee since 2006; she was instrumental in the development of the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden. As a trustee of the Action for AIDS Endowment Fund, E-Len has been actively involved in many fundraising events with AFA since 2006. Personally and through Kids 21, she has actively raised funds for CareGivers Alliance, MGS, ACS, Make A Wish, and Kidz Horizon. E-Len graduated from the University of Bristol having read Law.
En Lee is Managing Director, Head of Sustainable and Impact Investments in Asia at LGT, a leading international banking and asset management group with over USD 300 billion in assets under management. He leads and manages the regional impact investment portfolio in Southeast Asia and China. En was a Partner and is currently a Senior Advisor of Lightrock, a global private equity impact investment firm initiated by LGT, and he is an appointed member of the Board of Directors of LGT Bank (Singapore). Prior to LGT, En was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong advising investment funds and previously a Corporate Solicitor at Freshfields in London specializing in private equity, M&A, and capital market transactions.
A recognized industry pioneer, En serves on the Advisory Committee of Triple P Financial Inclusion Fund and the Boards of UN Global Compact Singapore, Asian Venture Philanthropy Network, and the Singapore Venture & Private Capital Association, where he co-chairs the ESG Committee. He also serves on the Council of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs. En graduated from the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School and is a CAIA charter holder. He was named an inaugural Sustainable Finance Fellow by The Institute of Banking & Finance Singapore and a Finance Leaders Fellow of The Aspen Institute. En is a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network and the Young Presidents' Organization.
Irving is a partner in KPMG in Singapore and has been with KPMG for over 29 years, having worked in both the London and Singapore offices. As the Co-Head of Advisory (Singapore and Indonesia), he is responsible for the Advisory businesses and practices across Management Consulting and Risk Consulting. Irving sits in the firm’s Senior Executive Committee which oversees the firm’s strategic and operational excellence. His key area of practice is in corporate governance, where he is also the KPMG APAC Leader for Board Advisory Services. He has undertaken numerous corporate governance reviews for both public and private organisations in light of the renewed focus in this area. He is a frequent invited guest and speaker at board meetings and presentations as well as public forums on corporate governance.
In October 2018, Irving was appointed to the Board of the Singapore Tyler Institute (STPI). He was also appointed on that same year to the Advisory Board for the School of Accountancy for the Singapore Management University. Together with the other Board of Advisors, they are tasked to help shape the future of the accounting profession.
In addition, Irving is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) Committee and council member of CPA Australia Sub-committee for the Public Sector.
Jin Lu holds a Master degree in Peking University. Jin Lu has worked with Golden Meditech Holdings Ltd as the Founder and Director for 12 years, and was with Cordlife Group Limited as Director between 2012 and 2014. Her philanthropic involvement includes The Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT), the Singapore Committee for UN Women, Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE), Chinese Women’s Association (CWA), KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, and The Red Pencil in Singapore.
Roshni Mahtani-Cheung is the Group CEO andfounder of theAsianparent, Southeast Asia'slargest content and community platform, whichwas launched in 2009 and now reaches over 35million users monthly.
Roshni has over 15 years of media and marketing experience across the US and Asia Pacific. She isalso actively involved in the startup community. In2015, she co-founded the now 2,000-memberstrong Female Founders Network, a non-profitorganisation with the vision to accelerate thefemale founder ecosystem in Singapore.
Besides her interest in the startup world, Roshni isalso an executive producer of Untouchable:Children of God, a documovie about young girls inthe brothels of India and how they are sold andtrafficked from Nepal.
Roshni is also an Obama Leader and a member ofthe inaugural APAC 2019/2020 batch.
A seasoned arts administrator passionate about building a diverse arts scene that contributes to Singapore's standing as a culturally rich and vibrant country. Charlotte has experience from the arts scene in Denmark and has served SRT for over 20 years. Under her leadership SRT has grown its impact significantly and has built its reputation as a leading arts organisation in the region serving a wide audience base in Singapore.
Charlotte is a proud graduate of the DeVos Institute's International Arts Management Fellowship programme at the Kennedy Centre in Washington DC. I serve as an advisor to Playeum - Children's Center for Creativity.
James Walton is the Clients & Markets Leader of Deloitte Singapore & Southeast Asia and a member of their Southeast Asia Executive Committee. He has been with Deloitte for over 20 years, working across 50 countries since beginning his career as a fresh graduate in their London Tax Department in 1999.
He joined the Singapore office of Deloitte in 2010 and also serves as their Travel, Hospitality & Services sector leader and Sports Business Group Leader, as well as heading up their Corporate Social Responsibility programs including WorldClass (focused on creating education and employment opportunities) and WorldClimate (focused on sustainability).
James also sits on the Board of Netball Singapore; the Unleash the Roar! Executive Committee; the Football Association of Singapore’s Women’s Football Committee; the SpexBusiness Network Advisory Panel for Sport Singapore; and the Sports & Wellness Management Industry Panel of Nanyang Polytechnic. He previously served as the only private sector representative on the MCCY Committee that developed Singapore’s Disability Sports Masterplan.
He has a BA Hons (EXON) in Economic and Political Development from the University of Exeter (UK) and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh (US). Outside of work is he an avid athlete, who has run the London Marathon every year since 1997 for charity; he also co-founded the community initiative ‘In My Shoes’ with Olympian Dipna Lim-Prasad. He is equally passionate about the theater with a particular love for musicals and Shakespeare.
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