Our Team

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Mr Phua Hee

President

Lead Evangelist, Central Christian Church

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Mr Luke Thomas

Vice President

Vice President and Managing Director of Unilever International

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Mdm Yong Meei Yun, Susan

Honorary Treasurer

SO OSB, HQ CSSCOM

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Mr Theo Weiquan, Alexander

Honorary Secretary

Senior Price Reporter, Fastmarkets MB

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Mr Peh Kian Kok, Simon

Committee Member

Business Director, DBS Treasures Consumer Banking Group, DBS Bank

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Mdm Toh Mui Chiam, Helen

Committee Member

Treasury Director, Deutsche Post DHL

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Mr Chan Chiu Yu, Anthony

Committee Member

Youth Minister, Central Christian Church

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Mdm Boon Hui Seng

Committee Member

Social Worker - Prison Services, Lakeside Family Services

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Mr Andy Yung Weng Kin

Committee Member

Executive Director, Head of Compliance, Mizuho Securities (Singapore) Pte Ltd

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Mr Raymond Marcel Semaun

Committee Member

Assistant General Manager, Programmes, YMCA

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Alvin Fan

Alvin Fan is an ardent supporter of programmes for seniors and parents. He has served as Movie Therapy® resource speaker since 2009. He is fluent in Mandarin and exudes charisma, humour and sensitivity to seniors, endearing himself to better connect with the older generation.

Alvin and his wife Julie spearhead many community outreach programmes involving mostly Mandarin-speaking volunteers. Their two daughters also serve as volunteers for HOPEwwS.

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Vida Ortiz

Senior Marketing & Programme Manager, Counsellor

Vida utilizes her knowledge and skills in Counselling, Comms, Marketing and stakeholder engagement to continuously expand the impact and outreach of our Movie Therapy® family life and health education programmes. She also provides counselling to clients presenting with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, complex trauma and other emotional difficulties. Prior to joining HOPEwwS in 2015, she served as a volunteer for 7 years. Vida holds a Master of Counselling (Advanced) from Swinburne University and has completed advanced trainings in Schema Therapy and EMDR Therapy. She is a registered Counsellor and Clinical Member of the Singapore Association for Counselling and is a Full Member of the International Society of Schema Therapy.
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Mr Yeo Ngan Chong, Kelvin

Vice President

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Mr Theo Weiquan, Alexander

Honorary Secretary

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Mr Yeo Ngan Chong, Kelvin

Honorary Treasurer

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Mdm Toh Mui Chiam, Helen

Committee Member

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Mdm Lim Ai Hwa

Committee Member

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Mdm Shelley Lim Lei Yee

Committee Member

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Mdm Yong Meei Yun, Susan

Committee Member

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Mr Andy Yung Weng Kin

Committee Member

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Mr Raymond Marcel Semaun

Committee Member

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Joyce Tan

Joyce Tan

Country Director/CEO

Born in the U.S. with Cantonese heritage, Joyce graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Her passion for working with people steered her towards pastoral work in U.S. and Singapore, before joining HOPEwwS as Country Director/CEO in 2002. She currently holds a Master of Counselling from Monash University (Australia) and is a Clinical Member of the Singapore Association for Counselling.

Under Joyce’s leadership, we expanded our programmes and services and introduced new initiatives to benefit more clients and beneficiaries. She also lends her support to HOPEww Global Network Members in Asia Pacific, where she currently serves as Regional Representative. Joyce is an optimist, a visionary, and a responsible and caring mentor and colleague. In her free time, she enjoys cooking for her loved ones, cycling with her husband and mentoring other parents.

Rebekah Lai

Rebekah Lai

Programme Executive (Movie Therapy®)

Rebekah has been a volunteer for HOPEwwS for 13 years since she was a teen. After working for a few years in the healthcare sector, she made a career change after realising her passion in helping others to find meaning in life. Using her strengths in event coordination and systems management, she has brought the Movie Therapy experience to people from various walks and seasons of life. Rebekah holds a Bachelor in Sciences in Food and Nutrition from Newcastle University. Her love for fried chicken and cats knows no bounds.

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Chern Yang and Yvette Leow

Chern Yang and Yvette have conducted “Good Enough Parenting” workshops and other youth-related topics since 2014. As young parents, they instill the value of volunteerism to their two primary school going children.

As youth leaders, the couple has been instrumental to new initiatives involving mentors and their youth mentees. They are actively involved in inspiring the younger generation to volunteer and serve in the community.

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Adrian Ng

Honorary Treasurer

Adrian is passionate about serving the community and connects easily with the people he reaches out to. He found joy in volunteering with HOPEwwS since 2011, together with his wife and 2 kids. He joined as a full-time staff in 2017 to look into enhancing our community outreach programmes and to develop new and sustainable initiatives. Adrian has a soft heart for the elderly and finds ways to engage them. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Gerontology. He believes in doing good and having fun at the same time.
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Anne Tan

Community Outreach Manager & Volunteer Coordinator

Anne is always inspired by this adage: “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.” Since joining HOPEwwS in 2009, she found her passion in serving the community and has been a familiar face to many of our youth beneficiaries and their family members. She finds great delight in seeing volunteers from all walks of life being energised after a meaningful volunteerism. She credits her biggest reward to seeing how our programmes helped change someone’s life.
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Esther Ong

Admin Executive

Esther made a career switch and joined HOPEwwS in 2006 after working as sales executive in MNCs. Through HOPEwwS, she found her calling in helping people through our charitable programmes. As our longest serving staff, she is a strong pillar to the team, utilizing her strength in administration and providing support on corporate services, including liasing closely with our government stakeholders for compliance matters. Esther enjoys painting and cooking. A highly empathetic person, she has mentored teenagers and has been a positive role model to the youths.
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Dr John Philip Louis and Karen Louis

As founders of HOPEwwS, John and Karen Louis have contributed immensely in community work for the past two decades. They advocate passionately for helping the poor and needy and rally support for active volunteerism.

John and Karen are also the founders of Movie Therapy® and authors/developers of the “Good Enough Parenting” and “I Choose Us” programmes. Thousands of lives have been empowered as these programmes are taught in schools, communities and corporates. They also lend their expertise on professional training, counselling and clinical supervision.

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Teck Ming Lee and Patrice Pedjoe Lee

Teck Ming and Patrice have seen the growth of Movie Therapy® since it was introduced by HOPEwwS in 2005. They have developed and conducted Movie Therapy® workshops which have been widely received in the private, public and people sectors.

In particular, Patrice was instrumental to the introduction and enhancement of US-developed Positive Choice sexuality education programme to be adopted in Singapore. The couple continually serves as Movie Therapy® consultants and resource speakers for family life and mental wellness workshops.

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Steven and Agnes Tan

Steven and Agnes have served as Movie Therapy® resource speakers of HOPEwwS since 2016 for parenting and mental wellness workshops, but their volunteerism efforts in the charity started in 2005.

Because of their passion in volunteerism, their two adult kids grew up volunteering in HOPEwwS and have served in the Tuition Programme and other initiatives. Year after year, Steven and Agnes mobilise parent groups to support outreach for the poor and needy.

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Richard & Serina Cheong

Richard and Serina have served as resource speakers for Movie Therapy® since 2014, specifically for parents, seniors, persons recovering from mental health issues and working adults. They are passionate volunteers in different community outreach events under HOPEwwS, some of which they spearhead themselves.

Along with their three children, the Cheong family has been an inspiring example for serving the less fortunate.

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Halbert and Bong Louis

Halbert & Bong have been actively supporting our Movie Therapy® programmes for families and youths, as well as promote mental wellness to the professionals since 2016. They also find time to volunteer in community outreach and fundraising events.

Both their two adult children also lend their time in various volunteering opportunities in HOPEwwS.

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Ching Keong (ZQ) and Grace Yap

ZQ and Grace have conducted Movie Therapy® workshops for seniors, youths and families since 2009. Grace is fluent in the Malay language and has been instrumental in our outreach to the Malay community. As resource speakers, their family life has been a great inspiration to many parents as they share their own parenting journey.

Together with many parent groups, ZQ and Grace initiated different community outreach programmes for seniors and vulnerable families. They also bring along their three kids to serve the poor and needy.

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Phua Hee & Angelia Phua

Phua Hee and Angelia have served as Movie Therapy® resource speakers of HOPEwwS since 2009. They are particularly engaged for family life, mental wellness and sexuality education workshops, which cater to youths, working adults, marrieds and parents.

The Phuas are very active in community volunteerism since 2005. In recent years, they have spearheaded outreach to vulnerable families, and mobilised volunteers to support home cleaning, refurbishing and decluttering of seniors living on their own.

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David & Wai Yee Lang

David & Wai Yee have served as Movie Therapy® resource speakers of HOPEwwS since 2014, specifically for marriage, parenting and mental wellness workshops. They involve their three teenaged children, in active volunteerism, supporting fundraising, community outreach and befriending programmes.

Despite their busy schedule, David and Wai Yee allocate time to visit and befriend socially isolated seniors, both at the seniors’ homes and hospitals, in order to provide them with encouragement and support.

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Dr John Philip Louis

CHAIRMAN OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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