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Management Team

  
                              

Kwek Kok Kwong

Chief Executive Officer

Kwek Kok Kwong has been the Chief Executive Officer of NTUC LearningHub (LHUB) since February 2013. Prior to joining NTUC, Kok Kwong served with distinction in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) for 27 years before retiring as a Brigadier General on 31 July 2012.

Under his leadership, LHUB has further strengthened its contributions as a key player in Singapore for training in Workplace Safety and Health, IT, Service Excellence and Workplace Literacy. Kok Kwong strongly advocates e-learning and LHUB has since collaborated with two international partners to offer e-learning through the LHUB e-shop. He is now leading a transformation journey for LHUB to offer companies and individuals with holistic solutions towards business and personal excellence.

Kok Kwong strongly believes in lifelong learning and is a keen learner himself. In his learning journey, Kok Kwong graduated with Honours in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge in 1989, a Masters of Arts (Arts and Social Sciences) in 1993, and a Masters in Public Administration, with the Lucius N. Littauer Fellow distinction in 2002. In his free time, Kok Kwong continues to learn through seminars and books, and he is today a certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) practitioner.



  

Terence Hoon

Chief Financial Officer

Terence is responsible for the overall finance control of LHUB. His primary responsibilities involve managing the Financial risks and planning, as well as financial reporting of performance and forecast to our Board of Directors.

He has 16 years of experience in regional financial management across various industries such as the logistics, manufacturing and IT.  He had work in China for four years with JDEdwards.  In his most recent position, Terence was with Keppel Logistics as a Financial Controller covering various Asian countries in areas of controllership, enterprise risk management, financial due diligence and Merger & Acquisition. He was in the board of director for two of the subsidiaries, Transware Distribution and Keppel Logistics Malaysia.

Terence received a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University and his MBA from Calstate University, Hayward.



  

Richard Yap

Chief Corporate Services Officer

Richard is responsible for leading the quality and excellence initiatives, and improving the business processes and operational efficiency of the organisation.

With over 20 years of experience in general management and manufacturing, Richard has held senior management positions in various public-listed organisations, managing entire plants and operations located both locally and in the region, and actively leading many business improvement and quality initiatives.

He holds an MBA from Nanyang Technological University (Strategic Management), a Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Marketing Institute of Singapore, an MSc in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the National University of Singapore and a B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Sheffield.



  

Bryan Quek

Senior Director - Trades Campus
Bryan is the Senior Director of Trades Campus in LHUB. As head of the largest campus in LHUB, he is responsible for managing the trades training business that equip workers of all levels with practical skills required in the areas of Workplace Safety and Health, Heavy industries, Security, Cleaning and Manufacturing.
 
With more than fifteen years of sales, business development and P & L management experience in various industries like telecommunication, IT, transport and training, Bryan has held key management positions in various dynamic organisations.
 
Prior to joining LHUB, Bryan took on the role of General Manager for a transport company on a 12 years loss making streak and was instrumental in turning the company around to become profitable.
 
Bryan holds a B.Eng (Hon) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Loughborough University, UK and a MBA from Imperial College, UK.




 

Sivakami D/O Gopalakrishnan

Director – Next U & Employability Campus
Sivakami is the Director of Next U – a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTUC LearningHub as well as Director of Employability Campus in LHUB. The Employability Campus complements the work of the Labour Movement in helping workers gain work and life skills that transform their lives, helping them to remain employable, and to grow and improve themselves through lifelong learning.
 
She started her career in LHUB since its incorporation as a Curriculum Manager before moving on to sales. In the last 7 years, Sivakami was able to be part of and managing the various sales teams in LHUB. In her last role as the Assistant Director of Sales, she had the opportunity to work with the full spectrum of customers that LHUB served – individuals, unions, labour intermediaries and corporate organisations.
 
Prior to joining LHUB, Sivakami spent 3 years in NTUC Administration and Research Unit (ARU) Skills Development Department. She was involved in curriculum development and the running of the IT Training Centre.
 
Sivakami holds a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science & English Language) from National University of Singapore.
 
 


 

Anthony Chew 

Head – Capability Management 
Anthony heads the Capability Management Department (CMD) of NTUC LearningHub. Prior to that, he has worked in the education and training industry for the past 15 years, holding various functions.
 
After his 4-year stint as a Senior Academic Staff with Republic Polytechnic, Anthony joined NTUC LearningHub as a Senior Training Manager, overseeing courseware and trainers’ management. With his quest to better understand industry needs and demands and coupled with his vast sales experience, Anthony made an internal transfer to become the Senior Sales Manager, heading the Institute of Business Excellence sales team.
 
Anthony hopes to develop in-house pedagogy using more technology-based, engaging and modern teaching and delivery methods. Being experienced in sales management, he has a deep understanding of the industry’s business and training needs. In his current position as Head of CMD, Anthony is well positioned to lead his team to provide total solutions that are unique to each client.
 
Anthony graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration from Nanyang Technological University, majoring in Accountancy.
 

 


 

Bryden Toh

Head - Human Resources
Bryden heads the Human Resource Department (HR) in NTUC LearningHub. In this role, he oversees all human resource operations, policies and programs for the company. Bryden has more than 15 years of experience in HR management across diverse industries such as pharmaceutical, manufacturing, services and construction. He also played a key role in the pre-opening of Singapore’s first Integrated Resort, where he spearheaded the implementation of various HR functions such as talent acquisition, employee engagement & retention and talent development.
 
Bryden graduated from Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia with a bachelor’s degree in Commerce. He also holds a Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.
 

 


 

Wu Ye-Her

Head - Business Development
Ye-Her is responsible for business development, and has been actively involved in exploring new opportunities and developing business models in the education and employment fields. She joined NTUC LearningHub to enable access to quality training and education for working adults, and is a keen advocate for the application of digital solutions to help scale learning effectiveness for the individual and his employer.
 
She has extensive experience working at the intersection of business and government; facilitating conversations and creating value for both sides. She previously headed the Employability Campus at NTUC LearningHub. Prior to this, she served in strategy and policy appointments in the civil service, where she worked closely with businesses to understand the environments they functioned in. She also spent time in consulting where she worked with SMEs and social enterprises from different industries in areas such as business process re-engineering, job redesign and change management.
 
Ye-Her graduated from MIT's Sloan School of Management with an MBA, which she attended under a Fullbright post-graduate scholarship. She holds an MSc in Criminology from LSE, and a BSc in Sociology from the University of Bristol.