Board and Committees

Board of Directors

Bishop Lu Guan Hoe

Chairman

Tan Hock Ing

Board Member

Lau Peng Soon

Board Member

Steven Seow

Board Member

Chong Foo Kong

Board Member

Tan Shisong

Board Member

Dr Elizabeth Martin-Chua

Board Member

Ho Ji-Min, Gabriel

Board Member

Board of Directors

David Chew

Chairman
A strong advocate of Restorative Practices, David K.M. Chew is a Technology Evangelist, a Master Inventor and a driver of Disruptive Innovation. He has chalked up more than 43 Patents (with several other Patents pending and in the works), invented many World Firsts and these Technologies are deployed across Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa, North America and through to South America. David was a member of the National University of Singapore Mechanical Engineering Departmental Consultative Committee and a Founding Member of Board of Directors of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) where he served for three terms. He was also a Patron and the Vice Chairman of a CCC (Citizens Consultative Committee).

Tan Hock Ing

Board Member
Mr Tan Hock Ing is currently the Director of a medical device company. He has been attending JCC for the past twenty years and actively serving LCCS since 2013. He believes that it is privilege to be able to serve in the House of the Lord and hopes to be able to support LCCS and the people in every way he could.

Lau Peng Soon

Board Member
I graduated from NAFA in 2003 as an interior designer. In 2020, I volunteered to be a member of the LCCS Renovation Committee to select interior designers and contractors for relocating the new LCCS office. I'm also a committee member of Jurong Christian Church, David & Goliath Preschool, and I'm responsible for the upkeep of the preschool. Since 2006, I have been volunteering for Touch Community, Wheels for Meals, and providing meals to those who need help with food delivery.

Steven Seow

Board Member
Steven Seow is the founder and executive director of Singapore Consultancy. Previously, he was the Asia head of wealth management for Mercer during 2013-2017. Steven actively volunteers for non-profit organasations. He currently serves in four charities, largely as a board director or committee member. The four charities are Lutheran Community Care Services, Diabetes Singapore, SATA CommHealth and RSVP.

Chong Foo Kong

Board Member
Age: 72 years
Occupation: Retired
Church Rep: Queenstown Lutheran Church-Chinese Ministry
Position Serve: Council Chairman- Chinese Ministry.

Tan Shisong

Board Member

Dr Elizabeth Martin-Chua

Board Member
Elizabeth Martin-Chua is an experienced award winning Human Capital Practice Leader who has become a Consultant since 2009. With more than 30 years’ experience that spans the globe, she interacts with all levels of leadership and specialises in both operational and strategic HRM.

Ho Ji-Min, Gabriel

Board Member

Bishop Lu Guan Hoe

Bishop Lu Guan Hoe

Bishop of the Lutheran Church in Singapore
In 2021, The Right Revd Lu Guan Hoe succeeded Bishop Terry Kee as the third bishop of the Lutheran Church in Singapore. He was ordained in 1992 and served as Pastor-in-charge of several Lutheran congregations for the last 30 years. He actively serves in the Four Denominations Chinese Work Executive Council for more than ten years, bringing together Chinese Christians to fulfil the Great Commission. He is an alumnus of Trinity Theological College and Lutheran Theological Seminary in Hong Kong. He is married to Grace, and they have two daughters.
Charles Vincent

Board Member

Advisory Board

Prof Dennis S. W. Wong

Professor, Department of Social & Behavioural Sciences, cum Associate Dean of College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences at City University of Hong Kong
Dennis is a renowned professor in Criminology and Social Work. His areas of expertise include juvenile delinquency, bullying studies and restorative justice.

Terry O’Connell

Retired Director of Real Justice Australia
Terry O’Connell is a restorative pioneer whose work in policing [early 1990s] led to the development of the IIRP conference script. Terry has been collaborating with LCCS since 2008 on the development of explicit restorative practice.

John W. Bailie, Ph.D.

Senior Family Business Advisor with Compass Point Consulting, LLC.
John is also the former president of the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) Graduate School. He frequently consults, publishes, and presents internationally on the topics of leadership, human capital, and organizational culture.
He lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA with his wife, Erin, their four children and an ever-growing array of pets.

Annie Chan

Founder/Director of Red Box Events Pte Ltd; President of International Women’s Federation of Commerce & Industry Singapore
As a Type 9 Enneagram person, I thrive on peace and harmony; though I enjoy the occasions roller coaster rides to add more excitement to my life. I always believe that communication is key in maintaining a balance in one’s life – professional or personally and my wish is for people to communicate more to make the world a better place for all.

Vidia Negrea

Clinical Psychologist and Restorative Instructor
Vidia Negrea is a restorative practitioner and lecturer living in Budapest, Hungary. Between 2001 and 2021, she was the Eastern European representant for the International Institute for Restorative Practices. Her restorative experiments led to the implementation of restorative processes in preparing the release from the prison (in Hungary), healing victims of crime and in supporting the social inclusion of vulnerable groups (main projects: Hull, UK; Pata Cluj, Romania; Refugees’ Camp in Belgium).

Recently she (re)started to work in the field of victim support service, while continues to help schools or larger communities to implement restorative principles. She has a university degree in philosophy from Cluj-Napoca, Romania (BA) and clinical psychology from Budapest (MA).

Dr. Razwana Begum

Senior Lecturer for Criminology at Singapore University of Social Sciences
Dr. Razwana Begum believes that every individual has the potential to succeed. Despite the fact that some may not get the opportunity and others, may have ignored the chance to excel. Whatever it may be, in a society, she believes that we are all responsible, and we should, if and when we are given an option, lift one another to a higher ground. With support and a little nudge, any individual can break any barriers and move forward in life.

Diane E. Elze, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Emeritus, University at Buffalo School of Social Work. Member, Board of Directors, Erie County Restorative Justice Coalition, Buffalo, NY
I believe that a racial justice perspective must inform restorative practices in the United States if we are to eliminate longstanding, systemic racial inequities. Individuals and communities committed to strengthening relationships, repairing harm, and building inclusive communities can organize for racial justice with strength and solidarity.

Dr. Anne Margaret Hobbs

Director & Special Appointment Faculty at The Juvenile Justice Institute, the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Dr. Hobbs believes firmly that all individuals have both a right and a duty to participate fully in society. This full participation will only come about when we honor individuals and honestly seek the well-being of all people, especially the poor and vulnerable.

Raja Chowdhury

Deputy Director, Partnership, Community & Solutions, National Council of Social Service
With 20 years of experience in startup, commercial and public service organization, I have keen interest in developing capacity and capability of the workforce. Graduated with an MBA from Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University and certified practitioner in Blackblot® Product Management, and Prosci® Change Management, I have experience of working in the hospitality, information technology and nonprofit sector across South East Asia, Asia and Middle East.

Tan Siok Ching

Performance Coach, The Change Coach
Siok Ching coaches people who are going through changes in their personal or professional lives. A professional and ICF certified coach, she started her coaching practice in 2012 to help her clients navigate change, reconnect with what matters most to them, and make choices to live a more meaningful and fulfilled life. Spending 15 years in senior leadership positions in leading brand consulting and design agencies. She has worked with C-suite clients and helped their companies manage the most challenging brand transformations. Taking time to build meaningful relationships and helping others get the most out of their lives fulfil her, and she believes that the inward process of growth and the “becoming” gives us joy.

Albert Lim, PBM

Director, El-Shaddai Resources Pte Ltd, Director, Gan31 Pte Ltd, Advisor, Mowin Digital Pte Ltd, Advisor, KLC Int’l Institute
A local social activist in the family-community space over 35 years. He engages the government in various aspects with the goal to build strong and vibrant families in SG. He is a council member of the Families for Life Council (FFL) – MSF, deputy registrar/solemnizer of Registry of Marriage – MSF and a member of the Board of Visitors, SAFDC and sits as board member/chairperson in five charity agencies. In addition, he is leading a network called Family Nation Network to champion the family cause.

Rev Terry Kee

Pastor, Jurong Christian Church
A Pastor since 1982, Rev. Terry Kee had served many Lutheran Congregations both in Singapore as well as Thailand. Being the bishop of the Lutheran from 2009 to 2021, he had the privilege to serve in many governmental and non governmental boards and committees, including the National steering Committee for Inter-Racial and Religious Confidence Circle, Responsible Gambling Forum and Alliance for Action for the Strengthening of Marriage and Family Relationship, Vice President of Inter-Religious Organisation and President of National Council of Churches in Singapore to name a few and a Board member of LCCS for 12 years.

Dr Victor Seah

Deputy Director, Centre of Excellence for Behavioural Insights at Work at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)
Dr. Seah is an organisational and social psychologist whose applied and research interest centres on behavioural insights and workplace attitude and behaviour change. He has a keen interest in applying behavioural science to effect real-world social good.

Board Member

Prof Dennis S. W. Wong

Professor, Department of Social & Behavioural Sciences, cum Associate Dean of College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences at City University of Hong Kong
Dennis is a renowned professor in Criminology and Social Work. His areas of expertise include juvenile delinquency, bullying studies and restorative justice.

Terry O’Connell

Retired Director of Real Justice Australia
Terry O’Connell is a restorative pioneer whose work in policing [early 1990s] led to the development of the IIRP conference script. Terry has been collaborating with LCCS since 2008 on the development of explicit restorative practice.

John W. Bailie, Ph.D.

President at IIRP Graduate School
Dr. Bailie is president of the IIRP Graduate School and visiting faculty at Columbia University. He frequently speak and publishes on the application of restorative practices in leadership, civil society, adult learning and education reform. Also see Dr. Bailie’s blog on workplace conflict and relationships: www.leadingconflict.com

Annie Chan

Founder/Director of Red Box Events Pte Ltd; President of International Women’s Federation of Commerce & Industry Singapore
As a Type 9 Enneagram person, I thrive on peace and harmony; though I enjoy the occasions roller coaster rides to add more excitement to my life. I always believe that communication is key in maintaining a balance in one’s life – professional or personally and my wish is for people to communicate more to make the world a better place for all.

Vidia Negrea

Clinical Psychologist and Restorative Instructor
Vidia Negrea is a restorative practitioner and lecturer living in Budapest, Hungary. Between 2001 and 2021, she was the Eastern European representant for the International Institute for Restorative Practices. Her restorative experiments led to the implementation of restorative processes in preparing the release from the prison (in Hungary), healing victims of crime and in supporting the social inclusion of vulnerable groups (main projects: Hull, UK; Pata Cluj, Romania; Refugees’ Camp in Belgium).

Recently she (re)started to work in the field of victim support service, while continues to help schools or larger communities to implement restorative principles. She has a university degree in philosophy from Cluj-Napoca, Romania (BA) and clinical psychology from Budapest (MA).

Dr. Razwana Begum

Senior Lecturer for Criminology at Singapore University of Social Sciences
Dr. Razwana Begum believes that every individual has the potential to succeed. Despite the fact that some may not get the opportunity and others, may have ignored the chance to excel. Whatever it may be, in a society, she believes that we are all responsible, and we should, if and when we are given an option, lift one another to a higher ground. With support and a little nudge, any individual can break any barriers and move forward in life.

Diane E. Elze, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, University at Buffalo School of Social Work. Member, Board of Directors, Erie County Restorative Justice Coalition, Buffalo, NY
I believe that a racial justice perspective must inform restorative practices in the United States if we are to eliminate longstanding, systemic racial inequities. Individuals and communities committed to strengthening relationships, repairing harm, and building inclusive communities can organize for racial justice with strength and solidarity.

Dr. Anne Margaret Hobbs

Director & Special Appointment Faculty at The Juvenile Justice Institute, the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Dr. Hobbs believes firmly that all individuals have both a right and a duty to participate fully in society. This full participation will only come about when we honor individuals and honestly seek the well-being of all people, especially the poor and vulnerable.

Raja Chowdhury

Deputy Director, Partnership, Community & Solutions, National Council of Social Service
With 20 years of experience in startup, commercial and public service organization, I have keen interest in developing capacity and capability of the workforce. Graduated with an MBA from Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University and certified practitioner in Blackblot® Product Management, and Prosci® Change Management, I have experience of working in the hospitality, information technology and nonprofit sector across South East Asia, Asia and Middle East.

Tan Siok Ching

Performance Coach, The Change Coach
Siok Ching coaches people who are going through changes in their personal or professional lives. A professional and ICF certified coach, she started her coaching practice in 2012 to help her clients navigate change, reconnect with what matters most to them, and make choices to live a more meaningful and fulfilled life. Spending 15 years in senior leadership positions in leading brand consulting and design agencies. She has worked with C-suite clients and helped their companies manage the most challenging brand transformations. Taking time to build meaningful relationships and helping others get the most out of their lives fulfil her, and she believes that the inward process of growth and the “becoming” gives us joy.

Albert Lim, PBM

Director, El-Shaddai Resources Pte Ltd, Director, Gan31 Pte Ltd, Advisor, Mowin Digital Pte Ltd, Advisor, KLC Int’l Institute
A local social activist in the family-community space over 35 years. He engages the government in various aspects with the goal to build strong and vibrant families in SG. He is a council member of the Families for Life Council (FFL) – MSF, deputy registrar/solemnizer of Registry of Marriage – MSF and a member of the Board of Visitors, SAFDC and sits as board member/chairperson in five charity agencies. In addition, he is leading a network called Family Nation Network to champion the family cause.

Rev Terry Kee

Pastor, Jurong Christian Church
A Pastor since 1982, Rev. Terry Kee had served many Lutheran Congregations both in Singapore as well as Thailand. Being the bishop of the Lutheran from 2009 to 2021, he had the privilege to serve in many governmental and non governmental boards and committees, including the National steering Committee for Inter-Racial and Religious Confidence Circle, Responsible Gambling Forum and Alliance for Action for the Strengthening of Marriage and Family Relationship, Vice President of Inter-Religious Organisation and President of National Council of Churches in Singapore to name a few and a Board member of LCCS for 12 years.

Dr Victor Seah

Deputy Director, Centre of Excellence for Behavioural Insights at Work at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)
Dr. Seah is an organisational and social psychologist whose applied and research interest centres on behavioural insights and workplace attitude and behaviour change. He has a keen interest in applying behavioural science to effect real-world social good.
Bishop Lu Guan Hoe

Bishop Lu Guan Hoe

Bishop of the Lutheran Church in Singapore
In 2021, The Right Revd Lu Guan Hoe succeeded Bishop Terry Kee as the third bishop of the Lutheran Church in Singapore. He was ordained in 1992 and served as Pastor-in-charge of several Lutheran congregations for the last 30 years. He actively serves in the Four Denominations Chinese Work Executive Council for more than ten years, bringing together Chinese Christians to fulfil the Great Commission. He is an alumnus of Trinity Theological College and Lutheran Theological Seminary in Hong Kong. He is married to Grace, and they have two daughters.