Chng Hwee Hong

Chng Hwee Hong

Chng Hwee Hong was Executive Director of Haw Par Corporation Limited, a SGX listed Company, before his retirement in March 2012. He served as a member of the Singapore-Sichuan Trade & Investment Committee between 2005 and 2013 and was also member of the Sub-Committee on Land, under the Economic Strategies Committee appointed by the Singapore Government in 2010.

Community and Social Services

Before his retirement, Chng was actively involved in social and community work. He was a member of the Management Committee of a faith-based (Buddhism) counselling centre, Shan You Counselling Centre from 1995 to 2008 as well as that of Khoon Chee Vihara (a nunnery) for the last one-and-a-half decade.

He currently serves as a Prison Counsellor under the auspices of the Singapore Buddhist Federation - a position held for over more than a decade. Between 2008 and 2014, he was also vice-president of Loving Heart Multi-Service Centre in Jurong East.

Chng has served in various capacities on a few Board Committees of the Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery. These include being the former Chairman of both its Finance and Audit Committees. He is currently the Deputy Chair of its Finance & Investment Committee.

Between September 2012 and September 2021, Chng served as Chairman of the Singapore Corporation of Rehabilitative Enterprises (SCORE), a statutory board under the Ministery of Home Affairs, which oversees the Yellow Ribbon Project. The latter is an initiative tasked to provide rehabilitation and job assistance to prisons in-mates and ex-offenders. At the same time, he is Chairman, Board of Trustees at the Industry & Service Co-operative Society Ltd (a co-operative of ex-offenders) and a member of the National Council Against Drug Abuse (NCADA) in Singapore. He is also a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrations.

For his service to society and the community, Chng was awarded the Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Award) by the President of the Republic of Singapore, Dr Tony Tan, in 2014.