The members of the Management Team include:
Dr. Chin Kon Yuen, Executive Chairman
Ms. Yeow Cheng Khim, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Jeffrey Kwan, Director-Corporate Services/Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Pauline Ang, Registrar
DR. CHIN KON YUEN
Dr Chin Kon Yuen, one of the founders of the Company, has played a pivotal role in planning and charting the development of the Group since its inception in 1981. Dr Chin is re-designated from Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman to Executive Chairman with effect from 1 November 2014. He is instrumental in putting forth and implementing the Group’s policies on business growth and engaging in high level collaboration with potential business partners on matters of business development, franchising and overseas expansion.
Dr Chin completed his tertiary education in Marketing from the Institute of Marketing, UK, and attained his tertiary qualification in Management Studies which was jointly awarded by the University of Chicago, US, and Singapore National Productivity Board. In 1994, he was conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Technology by Staffordshire University, UK, for his contribution in creating education opportunities for young people in Singapore to gain professional computing qualifications from Diploma level to Master Degree. Dr Chin is formerly the Second Vice President and currently a Council Member of Singapore Association for Private Education (SAPE), an association set up to represent private education institutions in Singapore.
MS. YEOW CHENG KHIM
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Ms Yeow Cheng Khim has served the Company as an Executive Director since 1984. She was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from 1 November 2014. Her present role includes being overall in-charge of the daily operations of the Group. She is instrumental in negotiating with international educators and university partners at the highest level on academic matters, and successfully brought in many bachelor and master degree programmes from various renowned Australian as well as UK universities. In addition, Ms Yeow is actively involved in regular validation audits conducted by university partners and professional bodies as well as quality certification bodies. One of her significant contributions to TMC’s quality journey was her role in strategizing a systematic approach towards attaining and maintaining the prestigious EduTrust Certification and, organizing and guiding the staff in preparing the final documentation for submission to the Council for Private Education (CPE).
Ms Yeow has accumulated close to 30 years of experience in managing various schools under TMC Academy. She has taught as Course Director and Senior Lecturer, and has good knowledge of the education systems in Singapore, Australia and UK. Prior to joining TMC, Ms Yeow was an Accountant cum Administration Manager with a UK MNC, and a Management Accountant with a public listed manufacturing company. Ms Yeow received her Bachelor of Accountancy Degree from the University of Singapore and holds a Master of Science Degree (Business Systems Analysis and Design) from City University, UK. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Cost and Management Accountants, UK, and a Fellow of CPA Australia.
MR. JEFFREY KWAN
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE SERVICES
Mr. Jeffrey Kwan Yew Ting was appointed as our Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Director of Corporate Services in April 2016. He is responsible for our group finance and treasury functions as well as corporate services.
Mr. Kwan has extensive experience in accounting, corporate finance, treasury, group restructuring, M&A and IPO implementation, in both local and overseas. Prior to joining our Group, Mr Kwan held various senior positions, including CFO of the largest automotive electrical and electronics distribution system manufacturer in China which is listed on SGX Mainboard, CFO of a mining group in Indonesia, Finance Director of one of the leading electrical appliance retailers in Singapore, IPO Audit Manager of Ernst & Young (EY) in Singapore and Senior Auditor of both Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Malaysia.
Mr. Kwan holds a MBA in Business Law from The University of New England, Australia, and a Bachelor of Management (Accountancy) (Honours) from the University of Technology Malaysia. He is a Chartered Accountant of ISCA (Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants), a CPA (Certified Practising Accountant) of CPA Australia and a Chartered Accountant of MIA (Malaysian Institute of Accountants).
MS. PAULINE ANG
Ms Pauline Ang Hwee Hoon started her career with TMC Academy in 1990 as a Lecturer in Computer Mathematics and other computer software application packages. Over the years, she was promoted several times from Lecturer to Subject Leader, Senior Lecturer to Assistant Course Director and then Deputy Course Director to Dean. Ms Ang is presently the Registrar in the Academic division and is currently overseeing the Registrar’s office. She is also the Management Representative for EduTrust Certification. Ms Ang graduated with a Bachelor in Science (Mathematics) Degree from the National University of Singapore and holds a LCCI Higher Diploma in Accounting.