Mr Han Hai Kwang
Chairman and Executive Director
Diploma in Rubber & Plastics Technology (Singapore) : Plastics Institute (London)
Bachelor of Divinity (Trinity Theological College, Singapore)
Mr. Han has thirty-five years of experience in the Offshore Oil & Marine business. After a stint as a manager for a leading player in the industry, he started up his own company which was subsequently listed on the Main Board in the Singapore Exchange (SGX). He was Managing Director of the listed company until he substantially divested his interest. Mr. Han brings with him a diverse experience in overall management and business investment both locally and overseas.
Mr. Han is a commissioned Officer of the Singapore Armed Forces and last served as a Battalion Commander of the 13th Rescue Battalion of the Singapore Civil Defence Force.
Mr Han has been a Christian since 1970 and been active in serving the local church, Annual and General Conferences of the Methodist Church in Singapore in various roles and capacities. His area of passion is evangelism and missions. He is a member of Grace Methodist Church and the first Vice President of the Chinese Annual Conference.
Mr Alvin Tan
Executive Director – Planning & Evaluation
Chartered Accountant, ICAEWMr. Tan is one of the initial founding members of Bamboo Foundation, and played a key role in the establishment of the company and in defining its management processes. As executive director, he continues to have an active role in the day-to-day management of the company.
After obtaining his professional qualification as a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, he returned to Singapore and joined a multinational oil major where he spent his entire working career.
Mr. Tan brings with him a rich and diverse experience, particularly in strategic planning, investment evaluation and structuring, and organisational management.
Mr Tan has been a Christian since 1972 and been active in serving the local church in various roles and capacities. His area of passion is evangelism and missions. He is a member of Grace Methodist Church.
Mr Seah Liang Chiang
Executive Director – Business
B. Sc (Economics), National University of Singapore (1987)As executive director, Mr. Seah brings to the Bamboo Board and Management Team a very diverse set of business experience and connections from various agencies and institutions.
Mr. Seah started DSC, an IT company in 1993 and subsequently listed it on the Malaysian ACE market in 2009. He sold out his substantial shareholding and resigned from DSC in 2014, in order to devote more time to his other pursuits.
Mr Seah has been invited to participate in several industry forums and business committees. He was President of the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (2000-2003), committee member of the Institute of Policy Studies (2002), committee member of the Council for Corporate Disclosures & Governance under the MOF (2003), committee member of the Temasek Polytechnic Business Advisory Board (2003-2006), committee member of the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) Focus Group (2005- 2006), executive committee member of the Action Committee for Entrepreneurship (ACE) under MTI (2005-2012), member of the Enterprise Development Advisory Council (EDAC) under Spring Singapore (2007-2012) and committee member of the Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP) under MTI (2003-present).He was a finalist at the inaugural Phoenix award by EDB and received the Spirit Enterprise Award (SOE) in 2007.
Mr Seah worships at Aldersgate Methodist Church (AMC) and serves on the leadership (LCEC) as well as missions committee.
Ms Kang Lay Choo
Accounting, Taxation & Company Secretarial
B.Sc. Honours, & Chartered Accountant, ICAEWMs Kang is responsible for the accounting, financial reporting and taxation matters for Bamboo Foundation. She also acts as the Company Secretary.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from City University, London, she obtained her professional qualification as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. She returned to Singapore and worked for a major auditing firm before joining the banking industry.
Ms Kang has more than 25 years of experience in financial, regulatory and management information accounting and reporting. As head of finance, she has implemented several banking accounting and management information systems for the Singapore branches of three global private banks.
Ms Kang has been a Christian since 1970 and is serving in the children’s ministry. She is a member of Grace Methodist Church.
Ms Chew Peck Yee
Ms Chew had 29 years of experience with United Overseas Bank Limited where she was committed to provide quality products and customer service. Her exposure involved bank operations, internal audit, as well as credit card operations. Through her experiences, she has developed a portfolio of skills in risk management, litigation and compliance.
She has been a Christian since 1985 and is a member of Grace Methodist Church. After retirement from the workforce, God opened the door for her to volunteer in various church ministries. She is also a member of the Board of Finance and the Board of Missions in the Chinese Annual Conference. Her heart is to help and improve the well being of people in the third world countries. She treasures the family time with her husband and three grown children.