Advisory Council

World Vision Singapore is led by an influential council of advisors who are passionate in helping us solve pressing global issues on poverty.

HankDu Du Ming-Han (Hank Du) – WVI President’s Representative As WVI President’s Representative, Hank has many years of experience under his belt. Before his involvement in World Vision, Hank was an expert in the IT industry. He started out as a software engineer in Mitac Inc. in 1982, and quickly rose through the ranks until he was appointed as Vice General Manager of the Marketing Department in Microsoft, Taiwan, in 1995. In 2001, Hank left his stable job as he felt called to minister in the Chinese Christian Evangelistic Association, eventually volunteering two years of his time there. In 2003, Hank was appointed CEO of World Vision Taiwan, and served close to 11 years as a World Vision leader and visionary. More recently, in 2013, he was selected both as the Regional Leader for Asian Markets, and also as the Leader of the Global Chinese Engagement Programme. Hank is married with two grown sons, 30 and 24 years old respectively. His family worships at Shih-Lin Grace Presbyterian Local Church.
Liew Heng San – Chairman Heng San headed Singapore’s Central Provident Fund as CEO before retiring in Jan 2011. He is currently on the Boards of the Singapore Bible College and AIA Singapore, and serves as Advisor to the Far East Organization and TJ Novo. He worships at Telok Ayer Chinese Methodist Church.
David Wong – Vice-Chairman David is currently the Chairman of the Local Church Executive Committee at Wesley Methodist Church and the Chairman of the Methodist Welfare Services. He is a Chartered Accountant by training, and is on the boards of several companies/organisations such as United Engineers Ltd, LMA International NV, the Casino Regulatory Authority and the Energy Market Company.
Choo Cheh Hoon – Member Cheh Hoon is a Senior Director at Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP). She is also concurrently the Managing Director of Social Lab Ltd which runs Dialogue-in-the-Dark, an innovative learning facility and social enterprise at NP which specifically employs the visually-impaired as guides and workshop facilitators. Cheh Hoon is also actively involved in several professional and community committees. She worships at Covenant Presbyterian Church with her family.
Lau Peet Meng – Member Peet Meng is the Deputy Commissioner of Police, and currently the Director of Operations of the Singapore Police Force. He was previously the Chief Executive of the Casino Regulatory Authority, and has worked in various Government jobs in the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Married with three young children, he worships at Adam Road Presbyterian Church.
soon-sze-meng-jacket-137x184px Soon Sze Meng – Member Sze Meng is the Senior Director & General Manager, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan for PayPal. Previously, he was in Visa and was the VP, Head of Marketing Strategy, Planning and Insights for the Asia-Pacific region and VP, Head of Marketing for China. He also took on previous roles in strategy and business development. Before Visa, he worked with McKinsey & Co. in Chicago, US, and Monitor Group in Singapore as a management consultant. He is a member of the SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (SSG) Board. He is married with three children.
Nic Khoo Photo_small Nicholas Khoo – Member Nicholas is the Senior Vice President Asia Pacific for Sandbox & Co (SBX). He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Amdon Consulting Pte Ltd and Agilemeister Asia Pte Ltd. Nicholas is currently the Honorary Secretary of Graduates’ Christian Fellowship and holds positions in government and professional organisations, including the National Youth Council and the National Council for Problem Gambling.
Michelle Cheo – Member Michelle is the Chief Executive Officer of Mewah International Inc. She joined its Group in 2003 in the trading department and has been its Executive Director since 2010. Prior to that, Michelle worked with Exxon Mobil in Louisiana, United States of America, and Jurong Island, Singapore. Married with 3 children, she worships at Barker Road Methodist Church.
Foo Pek Hong – Chief Executive Officer Pek Hong worked in the financial sector for about 30 years, with the last eight years as Managing Director of HSBC Asset Management Singapore. Upon retirement, she took up the responsibility of heading Singapore Children Society’s fundraising department from 2003 to 2006, raising funds for disadvantaged and needy children in Singapore. She is also a trained teacher, and taught children before she joined the financial sector. Pek Hong was CEO of the Kidney Dialysis Foundation before she resigned in 2012. Married with two grown children, she worships at Zion Bible Presbyterian Church.