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Symasia is unique in that you have a foundation with a board of trustees who are completely unrelated to the bank, to provide supervision and oversight. Completely independent.

Mr Zulkifli Bin Baharudin, Board Director, SymAsia

Our Leadership

SymAsia's Board of Directors

We are governed by an independent and renowned Board of Directors chaired by Professor Tommy Koh, Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Singapore. Our Board is responsible for the overall control and supervision of SymAsia, setting the foundation’s strategic direction.
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Zulkifli Bin Baharudin
Executive Chairman of Indo-Trans Corporation and Independent Director of Singapore Post Limited, Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited, GDS Holdings Limited and Asian Plantations Limited. He is a Trustee of the Singapore Management University. A Nominated Member of Parliament from 1997 – 2001. He is also Singapore’s Non Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. He serves in several service community organizations. Mr. Zulkifli joined the Board on 1 January 2015.
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Jose Isidro N. (Lito) Camacho
Managing Director and Vice Chairman for Asia Pacific for Credit Suisse Singapore; Former Secretary of Finance and Secretary of Energy for the Philippines; Former Managing Director and Chief Country Officer for Deutsche Bank, AG Manila. Mr. Camacho joined the Board on 1 June 2010.
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Professor Tommy Koh
Ambassador-At-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Chairman of the Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore; Special Adviser to the Institute of Policy Studies; and Rector of NUS University Town. Professor Koh joined the Board on 1 June 2010.
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Jerry Ng
President Director of Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional (BTPN); Former Head of Indonesia and Special Advisor for SEA at TPG Capital; Former Deputy President Director at Bank Central Asia and Bank Danamon; Former President Director of Federal Int’l Finance; Former Deputy Chairman of the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency and Former Deputy Head of Badan Penyehatan Perbankan Nasional. Mr. Ng joined the Board on 20 May 2013.
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Yeoh Chee Koon
Former CEO of NVPC; Initiated the Community Foundation of Singapore; Formerly on various Boards and committees including the Asia-Pacific Philanthropy Forum, International Association for Volunteer Effort, Singapore Youth Award, World Vision Singapore and Focus on the Family. Ms. Yeoh joined the Board on 1 March 2019.

The SymAsia Foundation Board does not receive any remuneration. Board members submit themselves for re-appointment at least once every 3 years. New Board members are endorsed for official appointment by existing Directors.

Executive Management

Young Jin Yee 

Chief Executive Officer
SymAsia Foundation Limited
Appointed from 1 February 2017

Market Group Head
Singapore and Malaysia,
Credit Suisse AG
Dawn Tan

Deputy Chief Executive Officer
SymAsia Foundation Limited
Appointed from 27 August 2021

Head of Philanthropy Advisory
Private Banking Asia Pacific,
Credit Suisse AG

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