Chng Hwee Hong

Chng Hwee Hong

Chng Hwee Hong was the 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 from 2005 to 2013 and was a member of the Sub-Committee on Land of the Economic Strategies Committee appointed by the Singapore Government in 2010

Chng obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with First Class Honours in Applied Chemistry from the University of Singapore in 1972. He also holds a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Singapore in 1978 and a Diploma in Management Studies in 1983, jointly organised by the University of Chicago and Singapore National Productivity Board. In 1988, he attended the Stanford–NUS Executive Programme jointly organized by the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University and the School of Management, National University of Singapore (NUS). In 2015, he completed the Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration from the NUS Law School.

Community and Social Services

Before his retirement, Chng had been actively involved in charity and social/community works. 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 serves as a Prisons Counsellor under the Singapore Buddhist Federation for more than a decade and was a Vice-President of the Loving Heart Muti-Service Centre in Jurong East, Singapore, from 2008 to 2014.

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

Since September 2012, Chng serves as the Chairman of the Singapore Corporation of Rehabilitative Enterprises (SCORE) which owns the Yellow Ribbon Project, a Statutory Board under the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs, tasked to provide rehabilitation and job assistance to prisons in-mates and ex-offenders. He is also the Chairman, Board of Trustee of 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 a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrations.

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