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Management team

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Yap Poh Kheng

Chief Executive Officer

Date of appointment: Aug 2012

Poh Kheng is passionate in working with individuals and organisations to fulfil their calling and purpose to deliver positive change. Prior to joining Care Corner in 2012, he served in senior leadership positions for companies engaged in Information Technology, Integrated Marketing and Social Development. He serves as a member of the NCSS’ Leadership Selection Panel and was a member of the Beyond COVID-19 Taskforce (2020) and MSF’s ComCare Supervisory Committee (2015-2019).

He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and has attended the International Management Education Program with INSEAD.

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Christian Chao

Senior Director

Date of appointment: July 2019

Prior to joining Care Corner, Christian held positions as Senior Vice President, Strategic HR at United Overseas Bank, and Director for Organisation Development (OD) at the Institute of Leadership and Organisation Development, Civil Service College, where he led efforts to develop OD capabilities and consulted on transformation and change projects with various Ministries and Agencies in the Public Service.


Christian graduated with an Engineering Degree from the National University of Singapore, a Masters of Science in Organisation Development from Pepperdine University, and an Executive Masters of Science (with a major in Industrial and Organisational Psychology).

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With more than 31 years of experience in finance, Michelle served in various financial positions for companies in food & beverage, manufacturing and retail industries before joining Care Corner.


She graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and is a Certified Public Accountant member of Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Michelle Wong

Head of Finance

Date of appointment: March 2016

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Agnes Chia

Chief Service Officer

Date of appointment: April 2019

A veteran in the social service sector, Agnes began her career in social services in the year 2000. Working with families facing challenges related to poverty, single parenthood, homelessness and addictions among others, her research interests lie in the impact of asset-poverty on child outcomes and family development. More recently in the past decade, she has also furthered her practice in the areas of family violence as well

as early childhood development. Agnes is also well-versed in social leadership, social administration, and organizational development for the non-profits. Serving the Singapore Association of Social Workers since 2011, she has undertaken several office-bearer positions over the years, including serving as its President from 2015 to 2017. She is currently Chairperson for Professional Ethics to the association and also volunteers her time in several other professional panels and committees in the social and health sectors.


She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Masters in Social Sciences in Social Work from the National University of Singapore.

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Daniel Chien

Senior Group Director

Date of appointment: July 2018

A Care Corner veteran of more than 20 years, Daniel has been serving in various capacities within the organisation. From counselling to managing programmes, centres and service groups, he is hugely experienced in the social service sphere. He has also served clients of all age groups and across various presenting issues.


Prior to joining Care Corner, he has 16 years of experience in the manufacturing sector. He graduated with a Graduate Diploma in Social Work, a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Singapore, and a Masters in Social Science (Counselling) from University of South Australia.