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Governing Council

 

The RIMAS Governing Council consists of professionals and Academics in fields and industries related to Risk Management. All Council Board Members have years of experience and are respected by peers and colleagues alike. All board members actively work or participate in a related industry and give their time willingly.

President 

Mr. Tan Kuan Wei, Daniel

Risk Practitioner

Public Health Sector

National ERM Experience

  • Daniel has been elected as a Risk & Insurance Management Association of Singapore (RIMAS) Governing Council Board member since 2011 and is currently President, RIMAS.

  • Daniel was also appointed by SPRING Singapore in April 2014 as the Chairman of the National Working Group on Risk Management (NWGRM) at the country level to help shape Singapore’s perspectives to relevant risk management standards (e.g. ISO 31000, ISO19600). He was also Singapore’s official delegate to the 4th Global ISO meeting in France in March 2013 to help develop an international standard for risk management implementation.

 

Professional ERM Experience

  • Daniel is currently a Group ERM Lead in the Healthcare industry. He has 15 years of experience in risk management in both the public and private sector domains. In his previous public sector capacities, Daniel worked as an Intelligence Analyst with the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and in Strategic Planning with the Singapore Land Authority (SLA), where he was actively involved in threat assessments and horizon scanning.

  • In the private sector arena, Daniel spearheaded the ERM programme in MediaCorp in terms of formulating quantitative/qualitative risk assessments of operational and strategic risks organization-wide, implementing the ERM framework, managing the General Insurance programme, developing its ‘Risk Academy’ as well as formulating threat scenario action plans. Before re-joining MediaCorp in late 2009, he was with one of the ‘Big 4’ auditing firm’s risk advisory arm helping various private and public sector clients across diverse industries to identify and assess key risks while developing appropriate ERM frameworks to address them.

 

Qualifications

  • Daniel graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Social Science (2nd Upper Class Honours) in Political Science, and graduated with a MSc Innovation (Dean’s List) in July 2014 from the Singapore Management University under a Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA)- MediaCorp Scholarship.

  • He is a Certified Enterprise Risk Manager (CERM) and a Certified Professional Risk Manager (CPRM) designated by the Asia Risk Management Institute (ARiMI). He was recently awarded a Fellow in Enterprise Risk Management (FERM) by RIMAS. He also obtained a Professional Diploma in ERM with NUS- ARiMI & obtained a Business Continuity Certified Planner (BCCP) designation awarded by the Business Continuity Management Institute.

 

Notable Achievements

  • Daniel is the author of “The Fatal Attraction of Suicide Terrorism”(2003) and “Investigating the Dynamics of Separatism”(2002), published in the Singapore military journal, POINTER.

  • Daniel was part of a MediaCorp team to develop and obtain a patent (No. 177016) for an “ERM Tool” with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) (June 2012).

1st Vice President

Mr. Henry EE

Managing Director

BCP ASIA 

 

 

Henry is the Founder and Managing Director of BCP Asia. He is also the Regional Director for Business Continuity Institute Asia. Having been in the business continuity profession for more than 17 years, he has been actively contributing to the industry’s wider understanding in business continuity.

 

Henry earned his academic degree at the University of Essex (UK) where he majored in Electronics Systems Engineering with first class honours. He is currently a professionally certified FBCI and CBCP by the two well-renowned institutions – the Business Continuity Institute, UK and Disaster Recovery Institute International, US. Henry is the Regional Director of BCI (Asia) since 2008 and he was the first Asian to serve as a BCI Board Member in 2006. In contributing to the business continuity industry, was involved in setting up the BCM Standards: Singapore Standard SS540:2008, British Standard BS25999:2007, ASIS, SS507 and ISO22301. He was officially appointed as the BCM Auditor for SPRING Singapore and various certification bodies. Henry was also the founding member of the Business Continuity Group (BCG) and advisor for the China BCM Committee (CBCM).

 

Henry is active on the conference circuit as well as organizing and conducting training in the area of Business Continuity, Business Impact Analysis, Risk Analysis, Disaster Recovery and Crisis Management. In his over 15 years of experience, he has implemented more than 100 projects and trained more than 5,000 professionals in business continuity management. During his career, Henry had successfully activated the recovery plans for strikes, Y2K, 911, SARS and H1N1. Prior to this, Henry held two senior positions in two international banks namely ABN Amro and JP Morgan Chase where he started his BCM career.

 

Apart from training, Henry has executed many consultancy projects for companies in the Banking, Information Technology, Shipping, Electronics, Airline, Transportation, Telecommunication and Semiconductor industries from around Asia namely Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Middle East.

 

In BCP Asia’s journey of BCM programme leading to certification, Henry chaired the BCM Steering Committee. Under his drive and supervision, BCP Asia achieved dual BCM Certifications in BS25999-2:2007 and SS540:2008.

2nd Vice-President

Mr. Sean Chan Sik Lung
General Manager
Regulation and Risk Management
Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Ltd

 

Sean has been a RIMAS Governing Council Member since 2007 and elected as President in 2013.

 

He has been involved in risk management, asset management and internal audit in power and oil & gas industries since 1997. His risk management experience includes establishment of risk management functions, development and implementation of ERM framework and processes for various companies both local and overseas. Prior to this, he held various leadership positions from Superintendent to Director in ship management and marine consultancy companies in Hong Kong. 

 

Sean holds a Master in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Mechanical and Marine Engineering. He obtained the status of a Chartered Engineer (UK) in 1996 and Certified Lead Auditor in QMS in 2000.

Chairman, Information Technology Committee
&
Honorary Secretary

Mr. Ma Cheng Wei, Andeed

Advisory Solution Consultant

ServiceNow Pte Ltd 

Andeed has been elected as Risk and Insurance Management Association of Singapore (RIMAS) Council member in 2014. He is presently involved in business consulting works for a Global MNC - ServiceNow Inc.

 

Performing the role as Chairman to an Information Technology (IT) Committee for RIMAS, Andeed participates actively in proposing IT-Risk related topics for members, planning and executing Social Media Marketing, Website Revamp and Blog for RIMAS.  

 

As a graduate from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Building, Andeed started out his career in Building Construction Authority (BCA) and several other highly hazardous industries, while pursuing his degree. One such project is the world’s biggest underground depot, Kim Chuan Depot, for housing trains catering to Circle Line and Downtown Line.

 

Andeed has also involved in Offshore Civil Engineering, Demolition and marine maintenance projects in Major Oil & Gas companies. It was during this period, Andeed joined RIMAS in 2010 as an ordinary member through a Business Continuity event.

 

Being an IT-aligned Business Manager has led Andeed into his obtainment of a Graduate Diploma in IT Services (Database Management). His present role in ServiceNow revolves around educating the use of emerging technologies in Service Management leveraging on IT Best Practices such as Incident Management, Crisis Management, IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (IT GRC), Enterprise Risk Management and more to bring people and process closer together.

 

Certification Lead

Er Lee Chuen Fei PBM, ACTA, PMC, FERM, BEng(Mech), MSc(Ind Eng), MSc(Mgt of Tech), Grad Dip(BA)

Managing Director
Flow Enterprise Inc Pte Ltd

ACTA – Institute for Adult Learning

PSCMC (Professional Management Consultant) - Tuv Sud Pte Ltd.

FERM – Fellow in Enterprise Risk Management - RIMAS

 

Awarded SPRING Singapore Standards Partner Merit Award in 2013 for representing SPRING Singapore for ISO31000 :2009 Risk Management. He is a member of the Working Group on Risk Management (ISO 31000 :2018).

 

18 years’ experience driving the implementation of Enterprise Risk Management, Major Projects Risk Management, Business Excellence and other Management Systems as Vice President (Risk Management) ST Engineering and Vice President (Business Excellence and Risk Management) at ST Engineering’s Business Unit. Prior to this Chuen Fei had 20 years’ experience in Product Development, Engineering and Manufacturing holding positions of Assistant Director (Engineering), Deputy General Manager (SBU) and General Manager (Joint Venture Company) in the Defence Industries.

 

Since 2014, engaged as ERM Consultant (ST Marine), NUS (Office of Risk Management), MNC (Nippon Paint South East Asia etc) and BCP Asia.  Chuen Fei  had developed SSG-Funded WSQ Certified – 3 Days Enterprise Risk Management Course. Learners can also receive CERA (Certified Enterprise Risks Analyst) Recognition Certification by RIMAS.

 

Since end 2017, engaged as Professional Management Consultant under SPRING CDG Project for SME to implement Enterprise Risk Management to enhance Productivity.

 

Chuen Fei also holds Certificates for Lead Auditors in ISO22301 (IRCA) from British Standards Institute (BSI), Business Continuity Auditor Course (SS540) from BCP Asia, ISO31000 Risk Management Regional Course from International Standards Organisation (ISO) / SPRING Singapore, Business Excellence Assessor (SQA/SQC) from SPRING Singapore.

Chairman, Advisory Panel Committee

Dr. Roy Rimington
BA(hons) Business Studies., PhD (Management Science)., FSQI., MRIMAS
CEO, Asia Management Services LLP

Dr. Roy Rimington was the president of RIMAS from 2010 to 2012. Currently, he is a RIMAS Council Member and Chairman of the Advisory Committee. He has held senior management positions for over 30 years in major electrical, electronic, and automotive international companies in the United Kingdom and East Asia such as Lucas Industries, the General Electric Company, Tatung Co (Taiwan) and Siemens Telecommunications. Also, having over 16 years of full-time working experience in the Singapore Public Service, including being a Senior Manager at the Civil Service College.

 

He has a wide range of experience in the areas of Quality, Business Excellence, Auditing, Risk and Business Continuity Management, Manufacture, Service, Military, Security, Health Care, Education and public sectors, and has worked on major projects related to establishment of Joint Ventures and Nuclear Power Stations. He is an adjunct MSc University Lecturer, and a Singapore Citizen. 

 

Dr Rimington, is Member of Singapore Working Group in development of ISO 31000 Risk Management Standard and guide 73, and has been a member of the Management Systems Standards Committee (MSSC) - coordinated by SPRING/ Enterprise Singapore. Awarded SPRING Singapore Standards Partner Merit Award in 2015 for contribution in development of standards. Also, an Exco Member of the Singapore Quality Institute (SQI), and Chairman of the Public Relations Committee. He is a qualified ISO 9001 and 14001 Lead Auditor and IRCA trainer.

Honorary Treasurer

Ms. Ng Hwee Hong

Head of Insurance

Marsh Management Services Singapore Pte Ltd

Ms Ng Hwee Hong has been elected as RIMAS Council member since 1999. In the past, she held other positions within the Association as Honorary Secretary, President and 1st Vice President.

 

Hwee Hong has been working in the areas of captive insurance management and risk management for more than 20 years. During which, she has acted as principal officer of the captive insurance companies under her management and was responsible for the efficient performance of the captives’ operations as well as all aspects of local regulatory compliance.

 

She has experience in conducting captive feasibility studies and compiling reinsurance submissions, board papers, budgets and cash-flow statements for the captive insurance companies under management. Hwee Hong has also been involved in the administration of global and local insurance programmes on behalf of clients throughout the region and acts as a liaison between underwriters, insurance brokers and clients. 

 

She holds an Associate in Risk Management designation from the Insurance Institute of America.

Council Member

Ms Geetha Kanagasingam

Vice President, Group Risk

Barclays Bank PLC

Geetha Kanagasingam is the Vice President of Group Risk in Barclays Banks PLC.   She provides expert insurance and risk assessment advice across all business lines and corporate functions in Barclays across UK, Europe and Asia Pacific.  She ensures compliance of the systems and processes employed across Barclays businesses in those geographies.  She also manages the risk and insurance management initiatives for commodities and third party vendor contracts globally in Barclays.

 

She joined Barclays as the Regional Head of Group Insurance for Asia Pacific and was successful in establishing and maintaining an effective insurance risk management framework ensuring compliance of the systems and processes established to suit the diverse needs and requirements within the Asia Pacific businesses.   In 2012, her role expanded to cover Barclays’ businesses in the Middle East comprising Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Pakistan before expanding again to include UK and Europe in 2014 where she continues to perform as the centre of excellence and knowledge for insurance risk advisory matters.

 

Prior to Barclays, Geetha was the Regional Head of Internal Audit for Asia Pacific of Group Audit in Cadbury PLC for a couple of years contributing significantly to the improvements in the control environment and internal control systems of Cadbury’s businesses in Asia Pacific.   Before joining Cadbury PLC, she was with Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA) performing as the Principal Officer of the general insurance entity, Singapore Aviation and General Insurance Company Pte Ltd (SAGI) that is wholly owned.  She was integral in managing the insurance risk portfolios of the airline group of companies designing effective business strategies that met their needs.  In SIA she also spent several years as the Regional Risk Manager, Asia Pacific for the ground handling group of companies, Singapore Airport Terminal Services Ltd (SATS) listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.  She was responsible for establishing, implementing and maintaining an enterprise risk management framework within the Group.   Prior to joining SIA, Geetha was with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where she started off her career in the tax advisory division.  In PwC, she then worked her way up from a Senior Associate in the External Audit Division to Manager in the Risk Management Consultancy division managing a portfolio of large clients primarily focused on the Financial Services (Banking and Insurance) Industry.

 

Her professional qualifications includes Chartered Certified Accountant of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom;  Certified Internal Auditor from the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), New York, USA and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from U21 Global School for Global Leaders in Singapore.

 

Her professional associations include FCCA, Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant of ACCA, UK; CIA, Chartered Internal Auditor of IIA, New York, USA; Consultant, Advisory member of Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) and founding Board member of PARIMA (The Pan-Asian Risk & Insurance Management Association).   She is also a council member of RIMAS, Risk and Insurance Management Association of Singapore.

Council Member

Mr Kelvin Koh

Regional Security Manager

Global Security Office

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

Kelvin Koh is currently the Regional Security Manager for Deloitte’s Global Security Office. Based in Singapore, he works with Deloitte member firms in the Asia Pacific region to identify and address specific security threats, provide on-the-ground assistance during crisis events, and assist with the implementation of global security & business continuity processes, practices and policies, to reduce security risks to people and business operations.

Prior to joining Deloitte in August 2013, Kelvin served in both the public and private sectors, including serving as a Senior Investigator with the Singapore Police for 6 years and Vice President, Corporate Security and Business Continuity, with Deutsche Bank for almost 12 years, with responsibilities for security operations and crisis management in the Asia Pacific region.

Kelvin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the National University of Singapore. He is a Certified Protection Professional, a professional credential administered by ASIS International, an international organization for security professionals. He is also a Certified Counter Terrorism Practitioner and an Associate Member of the Business Continuity Institute. Kelvin was also an active member of the ASIS International Singapore Chapter, serving as Chapter Chairman from 2009 to 2011.

Council Member

Ms Angeline Leow

Risk Practitioner

Angeline holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a Master of Science in Knowledge Management from the Nanyang Technological University. Currently involved in the development and implementation of a Enterprise Risk Management framework in a public hospital, she sees great benefit and potential in the area of risk management and is glad to play a part in helping like-minded professionals share knowledge and exchange ideas

Council Member

Mr. Dennis Lee

Risk and Compliance Director

Amicorp (Singapore) Limited

 

Dennis Lee is now the Risk and Compliance Director of Amicorp (Singapore) Limited. His previous Risk & Compliance positions include:

  1. Chief Risk Officer (National University of Singapore),

  2. Head of Compliance (AIA Limited, Singapore),

  3. Head of Risk Management & Compliance (GK Goh Securities Limited),

  4. Chief Compliance Officer (Aviva Limited, Singapore and Hong Kong).

  5. Head of Compliance (Fuji Bank Limited, Singapore),

 

He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) from the National University of Singapore and an MBA from the University of Leicester.

He is a member of Singapore Institute of Directors, a member of the Working Group on Risk Management (ISO 31009) and Management Systems Standards Committee (MSSC), SPRING Singapore, and a member of Institute of Internal Auditors.