Board of Trustees

The SBF Act states that the Board of Trustees is responsible for ensuring that the Federation fulfils its intended objectives, and that its funds and assets are safe and well-accounted for. It also ensures that council members are fit for office.

Mrs Fang Ai Lian was appointed Chairman of the Board in 2012 by the Minister of Trade and Industry. The Board consists of one other member Mrs Theresa Foo.

Fang Ai Lian

Mrs Fang Ai Lian is an Advisor to the Far East Organization Group and sits on the Board of Directors of several companies, including Singapore Telecommunications Ltd, Banyan Tree Holdings Ltd, Metro Holdings Ltd and MediaCorp Pte Ltd. She was formerly the Chairman of Great Eastern Holdings Ltd, and the former Chairman of Ernst & Young Singapore.

Mrs Fang is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Singapore and a Member of the Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Theresa Foo

Mrs Theresa Foo is a veteran in the banking industry, Mrs Foo currently serves as Chairman of Gardens by the Bay, and Chairman of the SBF Foundation. Mrs Foo was the former Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank, and was the first Asian female appointed by the bank as its chief executive.

Mrs Foo received the Public Service Star at the 2008 National Day Awards. In 2014, she received the Friends of MCCY award from the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, and the Meritorious Service Medal for her contributions to the arts.


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