Minister for Information and the Arts (1990-1999)
Board of Directors
CHUA BENG HUAT
Beng Huat is a local academic who has abiding interest in the development of art and pop culture in education in Singapore. He hovers at the margins of arts institutions, occasionally providing critical commentaries. Temenggong Artists in Residence is his only institutional affiliation which he has chaired since its founding.
A Singapore artist, KeZhan has advocated for anti-drugs usage for youths, supported their studies, and used sports to engage them during his teens in the 1970s. With his belief of “Artists-helping-Artists”, KeZhan has personally supported numerous local and foreign artists since 1980s and many are significant artists of today. He founded the Visual Art Fund, which was parked under the Substance in 1998 to support local artists and art initiatives.
KWOK KIAN WOON
Kian Woon is Professor of Sociology at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where he has served as a founding member of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the first Head of Sociology, Senate Chair, and Associate Provost of Student Life. His research areas include the study of social memory, mental health, the Chinese overseas, and Asian modernity. He has been actively involved in civil society and the public sector, especially in the arts and heritage. In addition to Temenggong Artists-in-Residence Ltd, he serves as a board member of the Intercultural Theatre Institute.
THAM CHEE SOON
Chee Soon retired as an audit partner from a Big 4 accounting firm at end-June 2018 after 31 years in the accounting profession. He has since set up his own business advisory practice, iCFO Advisors Pte. Ltd. He also serves on the Board of Directors of The Teng Ensemble Ltd and on the Board for The Bone Marrow Donor Programme. An Audit Committee member of Dover Park Hospice, Chee Soon is also a fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, a member of both CPA Australia and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a CFA Charterholder.
Former Board Directors
We sincerely thank all our former Board Directors for their time and service to Temenggong:
Dr Mary Ann Tsao
Fang Ai Lian
Kok Seow Chuan
Renato De Guzman
Our heartfelt thanks to our early sponsors who has placed their trust and belief in Temenggong:
Dr Lee Seng Tee, Lee Foundation
Dr Mary Ann Tsao
Tang Holdings Pte Ltd
Ho Bee Group
And Special Thanks to:
Mrs Jennifer Yeo
Madam Jane Ittogi
and others who wish to be anonymous.