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Acad & Exam Board

NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd Academic Board

 

Kwek Kok Kwong, Chairman

Kwek Kok Kwong is the Chief Executive Officer of NTUC LearningHub (LHUB®) and is concurrently  the Deputy CEO at NTUC First Campus. He recently retired as a Brigadier General on 31 July 2012 after serving with distinction in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) for 27 years.

During his career in the SAF, Mr Kwek held various key command and staff appointments. In his last appointment, Mr Kwek served as the Commander of the Air Defence and Operations Command (ADOC) where he managed current and contingency air operations and grew the 3rd Generation Air Defence system in the SAF. In addition to his military appointments, Kok Kwong had held directorship appointments on the Boards of ST Aerospace Engines Pte Ltd, and ST Electronics (Info-Comm Systems) Pte Ltd.

Kok Kwong graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Arts and Social Sciences) (Second Class Honours) from the University of Cambridge in 1989 and a Master of Arts (Arts and Social Sciences) from the same university in 1993.

In 2001, he was awarded a scholarship to study at Harvard University where he graduated with a Master in Public Administration in 2002 and was awarded the Lucius N. Littauer Fellow award for his performance.


 

 

Dr Gary Willmott, Member

Dr Willmott was appointed Deputy Chief Executive of the Singapore Workforce Development Agency in 2003. His key role then was to support the design, development and implementation of the national Continuing Education and Training (CET) system – now known as the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications System.

In 2008, Dr Willmott was appointed Executive Director of the Institute of Adult Learning.

Prior to coming to Singapore, he held senior positions in the vocational education and training sectors in Australia and worked as an academic and senior administrator in the higher education sector in Australia.


 

 
Bryan Quek, Member
Bryan is the 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, Member

Sivakami is the 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 transforms 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 organizations.
Prior to joining LHUB, Sivakami spent 3 years in NTUC Administration and Research (ARU) Skills Development Department. She was involved in curriculum development and the running of the IT Training Centre.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science & English Language) from National University of Singapore.

 


 

 

Wu Ye-Her, Member

Wu 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.
Ye-Her has extensive experience in the areas of public policy formulation, strategic planning, organisational development and change management, in both consulting and corporate environments.
Ye-Her holds a BSc in Sociology from the University of Bristol, and a MSc in Criminology from the London School of Economics.


 

 

Cynthia Lim, Member

Cynthia Lim oversees the Quality and Operations Department of LHUB. She is responsible for driving quality-compliance and improvements, pertaining to operations within LHUB.

 

Cynthia has more than 6 years of quality management experience under ISO and various quality standards. Prior to this, Cynthia also worked at the NTUC Admin Research Unit (ARU) managing systems, operations, membership recruitment and Skills Development Redevelopment funding administration.

Cynthia received a Bachelor of Science (Economics) from National University of Singapore.


 

NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd Examination & Assessment Board

 

Bryan Quek, Chairman

Bryan is the 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.


 

Anthony Chew Chwee Kim, Member

Anthony Chew is the Assistant Director for Capability Management Department (CMD) of NTUC LearningHub. Anthony has worked in the education and training industry for the past 15 years, holding various functions ranging from Sales Management, Training Management to Senior Academic Staff.

After his 4-year stint as a Senior Academic Staff with Republic Polytechnic, Anthony joined LHUB 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.

With the deep understanding of industry training needs and the importance of high quality standards in courseware and training, Anthony hopes to develop LHUB pedagofy for more technology-based, engaging and modeern 21st century courses and delivery.

Anthony holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from National University of Singapore, majoring in Finance and has also completed his Masters of Business Administration from Nanyang Technological University majoring in Accountancy.


 

 

Sivakami D/O Gopalakrishnan, Member

Sivakami is the 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 transforms 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 organizations.
Prior to joining LHUB, Sivakami spent 3 years in NTUC Administration and Research (ARU) Skills Development Department. She was involved in curriculum development and the running of the IT Training Centre.
She Holds a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science & English Language) from National University of Singapore.

 

 

Cynthia Lim, Member

Cynthia Lim oversees the Quality and Operations Department of LHUB. She is responsible for driving quality-compliance and improvements, pertaining to operations within LHUB.

Cynthia has more than 6 years of quality management experience under ISO and various quality standards. Prior to this, Cynthia also worked at the NTUC Admin Research Unit (ARU) managing systems, operations, membership recruitment and Skills Development Redevelopment funding administration.

Cynthia received a Bachelor of Science (Economics) from National University of Singapore.