Please note, we are closed @ 3pm on 24 Nov 2017 for our Dinner & Dance event. Last ticket to be issued is 2.30pm.    Changes to WSH Professional Courses w.e.f 1 Oct 2017! Click here to find out more!

Acad and Exam Board

ACADEMIC BOARD

Kwek Kok Kwong

Chairman

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.

Bryan Quek

Member

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

Member

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.

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 10 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.

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

Anthony Chew

Member

Anthony heads the Next U Campus which focuses on business excellence solutions for PMEs and holistic consultancy services for corporate clients in particular. 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 vast sales experience and his desire to better understand industry needs and demands, Anthony was transferred internally 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 previous position as Head of CMD, Anthony was well positioned to lead his team to provide total solutions that were 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 MBA from Nanyang Technological University, majoring in Accountancy.

Harry Klass

Member

Harry Klass has held positions in the Singapore Armed Forces, Food and Beverage, Oil & Gas, Retail and Continuing Education industries.

A recipient of the Singapore Workforce Development Agency’s (WDA) scholarship in 2013, Harry has risen through each industry by leveraging on the WSQ system and progressed horizontally across different industries.

A strong believer in continuing education has seen Harry develop his skills in different areas of the education sector, especially in the area of e-content development, eLearning architecture and Omni-channel instructional design.

In the blended learning space, Harry has worked with different partners and developers in creating different learning environments and curriculum that enable learning with the use of virtual simulations, interactive videos and engaging content.

Harry graduated with a BA(Hons) in Retail Marketing from the University of Stirling in 2015.

EXAMINATION & ASSESSMENT BOARD

Bryan Quek

Chairman

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.

FULL PROFILE ⇢

Sivakami D/O Gopalakrishnan

Member

Sivakami is the Senior Director of Employability Campus in NTUC LearningHub. 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 NTUC LearningHub since its incorporation as a Curriculum Manager before moving on to sales. In the last 7 years, Sivakami was part of and managed 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 and a MBA with Merit from Manchester Business School.

FULL PROFILE ⇢

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 10 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.

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

Harry Klass

Member

Harry Klass has held positions in the Singapore Armed Forces, Food and Beverage, Oil & Gas, Retail and Continuing Education industries.

A recipient of the Singapore Workforce Development Agency’s (WDA) scholarship in 2013, Harry has risen through each industry by leveraging on the WSQ system and progressed horizontally across different industries.

A strong believer in continuing education has seen Harry develop his skills in different areas of the education sector, especially in the area of e-content development, eLearning architecture and Omni-channel instructional design.

In the blended learning space, Harry has worked with different partners and developers in creating different learning environments and curriculum that enable learning with the use of virtual simulations, interactive videos and engaging content.

Harry graduated with a BA(Hons) in Retail Marketing from the University of Stirling in 2015.

FULL PROFILE ⇢

Anthony Chew

Member

Anthony heads the Next U Campus which focuses on business excellence solutions for PMEs and holistic consultancy services for corporate clients in particular. 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 vast sales experience and his desire to better understand industry needs and demands, Anthony was transferred internally 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 previous position as Head of CMD, Anthony was well positioned to lead his team to provide total solutions that were 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 MBA from Nanyang Technological University, majoring in Accountancy.

FULL PROFILE ⇢
an NTUC Social Enterprise
© COPYRIGHT 2017 NTUC LearningHub. All Rights Reserved.