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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our committed leaders at The Smile Mission Ltd (TSM) have kept us on the forefront of the cause.

A/Prof (Dr) Vincent Yeow

Chairman

Appointed on 1 Nov 2007 and Chairman since 1 Jan 2013

A/Prof (Dr) Vincent Yeow is Managing Partner of Dream International Holdings. He is also a Visiting Consultant at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Singapore where he had headed the Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Centre and Cleft and Craniofacial Centre from 2004 to 2014. He was the President of the Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons. Dr Yeow has personally volunteered and led more than 30 surgical missions across various countries since 1995. Dr Yeow is the founder of Smile Asia and currently Vice Chairman (Joint) of the alliance.

Swan Khing Go

Board Member

Appointed on 1 Nov 2007

Swan Khing Go was born in Hong Kong, is a Dutch citizen and has been residing in Singapore since 1992. He was educated in the US and Switzerland. Presently, he is the Managing Partner of the Marc Faber Group. He was previously the CEO of Schroder & Co (Asia) Limited and Commonwealth Bank of Australia Private Bank Asia respectively, and has also worked at various key positions for Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers. Mr Go is active in promoting our charity in various sports-related initiatives and currently co-heads our fundraising committee.

Dr Josephine Tan

Board Member

Appointed on 8 Sep 2011

Dr Josephine Tan is a Senior Consultant at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and headed the Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia from 2006 to 2015. She completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from National University of Singapore in 1988 and became a specialist in Anaesthesiology following training in Singapore and Canada. Dr Tan supervises the management of medical supplies and equipment for our medical missions. She also sits in the Medical Advisory Council in Smile Asia.

Stefanie Yuen Thio

Board Member

Appointed on 12 Aug 2013

Stefanie Yuen Thio is Joint Managing Director of TSMP Law Corporation and Head of its Corporate Department. She oversees a team of lawyers and executives who cover a broad spectrum of transactional work, including the areas of IPOs, Corporate Finance, Take-overs, M&As, Capital Markets, Banking and Financing, Restructuring and Joint Ventures. Mrs Thio helped to set up The Smile Mission Ltd in 2007 and returned to our board in 2013 to continue supporting us.

Paul Wilden

Board Member

Appointed on 14 May 2014

Paul David Wilden is the CEO, Asia Pacific of Global Loan Agency Services Ltd. He was previously responsible for the Corporate Agency & Trust (CAT) business globally at Standard Chartered Bank, covering Loan Agency, Bond Administration, Escrow and Account Bank services in support of project finance, corporate bonds and syndicated loan activity. Mr Wilden also chaired the bank’s Philippines Trust Committee and has held a variety of Trustee Directorships for the bank in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. He is actively involved in the industry and participates in several industry forums.

Kong Ho Loon

Board Member

Appointed on 1 Sep 2016

Kong Ho Loon is a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He has more than 18 years of regulatory and compliance experience across Asia Pacific markets, with a track record in leading large compliance teams and managing regulatory risks across multiple business lines. Prior to that, he worked at US bulge bracket firms Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers. Mr Kong is passionate about giving back to society in whatever way he can.

Janice Gan

Board Member

Appointed on 1 Sep 2016

Janice Gan is Vice President, Legal for IHG across the Asia, Middle East & Africa region. She is responsible for leading the regional legal team, directing legal resources in support of IHG’s business across a diverse geography of nearly 40 countries. Together with previous roles as General Counsel with Accor Asia Pacific and Singapore Tourism Board, Ms Gan has more than 10 years of experience in the tourism and hospitality industry. Prior to her in-house roles, she was in private practice in various Singapore and international law firms.

Sean Tan

Board Member

Appointed on 1 Sep 2016

Sean Tan is the Group Legal Advisor for Neo-Neon Holdings Limited and Technovator International Limited, both group companies in the Tsinghua Tongfang Group. His daughter Caitlyn was born with a cleft palate, and Dr Vincent Yeow (Chairman) operated on her in 2004. Mr Tan witnessed first-hand the excellent work of Dr Yeow and his team of nurses. When The Smile Mission Ltd reached out to him in 2015 to join the Board, he readily agreed. Mr Tan serves on our Audit Sub-Committee.

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