Keith is the Executive Chairman of ABR Holdings. He has also been Managing Director of the Alby group of companies in Singapore and Australia for the past 20 years. Believing that anyone can give back to society, Keith is actively involved in community service and non-profit organisations as well as church and mission agencies. He is Chairman of Asia Philanthropic Ventures Pte Ltd, the National Museum Advisory Board and charity initiative Caring For Life. He is also Vice President of the Singapore Anglican Community Services, and sits on the National Heritage Board and the board of Ashoka Singapore.
Chief Executive Officer, Community Foundation of Singapore
Catherine joined the Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS), after more than 20 years in the financial industry. She previously held leadership positions in the Singapore offices of Nomura, Lehman Brothers and Goldman Sachs. Since 2012, Catherine has led CFS on a path of strategic growth by increasing its donor funds and raising its social impact through effective grant making. An active volunteer since 2004, she currently sits on the Board of Governors of Temasek Polytechnic. She also serves various roles with the Assisi Hospice, Metta Welfare Association, National Youth Council and Telok Kurau Primary School.
Special Advisor to SIF Young Social Entrepreneurs Programme
Founder, 77th Street
Elim has been the special advsor to SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs programme since December 2015. She was also a member of the SIF’s Board of Governors from 2009 to 2015. Elim is the Founder of 77th Street, a streetwear retail brand in Singapore. In 2016, she ventured into the Food & Beverage industry and currently owns six restaurants, including I’m Kim Korean BBQ, GoroGoro Steamboat & Korean Buffet and Captain Kim Korean BBQ. Elim sits on more than 20 boards and committees of public service, youth and community organisations, and has won many awards in both entrepreneurship and philanthropy.
Harikumar (Hari) Rajasekharan
Asia Pacific Head of Digital Communications and Social Media, Deutsche Bank
As Asia Pacific Head of Digital Communications and Social Media, Hari leads content strategy for Deutsche Bank’s external channels in the region. He has also headed the communications function for the bank’s near and offshore centres in India. A seasoned communications professional, Hari has worked extensively with various technology companies in start-up building, communications and marketing. Besides supporting entrepreneurs and social enterprises, Hari is passionate about developing future communications professionals. He is an active member of the Asia Pacific Association of Communication Directors forum, and part of the steering committee that leads the group’s Sustainability Communications programme.
Wee Cheow is Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Singapore. He provides assurance and advisory services to financial institutional clients in Singapore and the region, including HSBC, Goldman Sachs, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Wee Cheow sits on the Board of Partners for the combined PwC Firms of China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, where he looks after partners affairs and talent management. At PwC Singapore, he is the Ethics and Business Conduct Leader and chairs the Financial Services Industry Risk and Quality Committee. Wee Cheow is also a Board Governor of the Singapore International Foundation and Chairman of its Audit Committee.
Business Development Associate, Sustainable Living Lab
Wanying is a Business Development Associate with the Sustainable Living Lab, which advocates for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals through community and corporate projects. Wanying is currently designing a program that will pilot 100 community-led innovation projects across the region. She is also passionate about serving the migrant worker community in Singapore, and volunteers with the non-profit organisations, Backalleybarbers and COVID Migrant Support Coalition.
Nigel is the Founder of GoodHood.SG, a ground-up initiative that hopes to bring back the “kampung” spirit in Singapore. The Goodhood.SG app allows neighbours to share items and services, either by selling or donating them. Their vision is to see a community where neighbours would care more for each other, and kickstart the flywheel of paying it forward in the neighbourhood.
Chief Commercial Officer, TreeDots Enterprise
Nicholas is the Co-founder and Chief Commercial Official of TreeDots Enterprise, an online marketplace that enables grocery wholesalers to connect with retailers to offload unsold or near-expiry inventory at discounted places. It does this through innovative distribution channels that align business and individual interests with sustainability initiatives.
Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, East Asia & Pacific, SAP
Eugene is the Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, East Asia & Pacific and a member of the Global CSR Leadership at SAP. Overseeing SAP’s CSR efforts across 17 markets in the Asia Pacific region, he is responsible for grant investments and employee volunteerism, focusing on youth employment and economic empowerment to advance the Sustainable Development Goals. Eugene is an accomplished corporate affairs leader with more than 17 years of experience in the Information Technology sector. A multi-disciplinary professional, he has experience in supporting senior executives, supervising sales support, driving customer events, managing information systems, and managing analyst & media relations.
Christopher Joachim Pragasam
Assistant Chief Executive Officer, National Youth Council
Christopher is the Assistant Chief Executive of the National Youth Council (NYC), an autonomous agency under the Ministry of Community, Culture and Youth. NYC, along with Outward Bound Singapore and Youth Corps Singapore, was restructured in 2015 as the national executive agency to oversee and coordinate holistic youth engagement and development. Prior to joining NYC, Christopher held appointments at the Singapore Police Force, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, Ministry of Manpower as well as the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth. He was also the Executive Director and Board Member of *SCAPE Co Ltd.