Last Updated: 19/09/2019
Board and Management

FIDReC is an independent organisation with a Board chaired by Former Solicitor-General Mrs Koh Juat Jong. The Board includes directors with financial industry backgrounds and directors with backgrounds from outside the financial industry. The composition of the Board ensures FIDReC's independence.

The management of FIDReC is accountable to the Board of Directors, and both work together to ensure the success of FIDReC.

Koh Juat Jong

Mrs Koh Juat Jong had an illustrious career in the public service for over 30 years. Trained in both economics and law, she was involved in public work in the Ministry of Finance in the early part of her career. She was later a judge for many years, presiding over civil cases in the Subordinate Courts and heading the Family Court. She was Registrar of the Supreme Court from 2003 to 2008 and then Solicitor-General in the Attorney-General's Chambers from 2008 to 2014.

For her outstanding contributions to the public service, Mrs Koh was awarded the National Day Public Administration Gold Medal in 2005 and Public Administration Gold Bar Medal in 2011. As a Principal Mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre, Mrs Koh currently mediates regularly in commercial, shareholders and matrimonial disputes.

Elsie Foh

Mrs Elsie Foh has more than 30 years of in-depth management experience in the financial services industry having held various senior management positions with DBS Bank over the course of her career, such as Managing Director as well as Chief Operating Officer of the bank's consumer banking group.

Mrs Foh has also served on the Boards of DBS Asset Management Ltd, previously the Insurance Corporation of Singapore, and DBS Finance Ltd. She was also a past Chairman and Director of the Network for Electronic Transfers (S) Pte Ltd and a member of the Public Education committee on Family. She was an alternate council member of the Association of Banks in Singapore and served as a panel member of the previous Consumer Mediation Unit (CMU).

Lim Biow Chuan

Mr Lim Biow Chuan has been in legal practice since 1989 and is currently Managing Partner of the law firm he founded. He was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Marine Parade GRC (Mountbatten) in 2006; re-elected as the MP for Mountbatten SMC in 2011 and then again in 2015. In 2016, Mr Lim was elected as Deputy Speaker of Parliament.

Mr Lim currently serves as the Chairman of the Marine Parade Town Council and sits as a member of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Manpower. Outside Parliamentary work, he serves as President for the Consumers Association of Singapore and Honorary Adviser to Amalgamated Union of Public Employees, Singapore Engineering Merchants' Association, Singapore Pawnbrokers' Association and Singapore Lam Ann Association. He has been actively involved in community service since 1990 and was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) in 2001 for community service.

Tan Tiong Jin Clifton

Mr Tan Tiong Jin Clifton qualified with the Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA) in 1980. He was subsequently conferred with the Fellowship from the ACCA (FCCA) in 1986. He has been a member of ICPAS (renamed Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants) since 1985 and is currently the Chairman of the Chen Su Lan Methodist Children's Home amongst other appointments.

Mr Tan started his career with the public accounting firms of Ernst and Young and PwC before becoming Group Finance Manager at Scott Paper Singapore. He was headhunted to start up the Estee Lauder Companies in Singapore where he served in different capacities for 27 years before leaving the organisation as concurrently its Director, Finance & Administration, and Regional Finance Director for the Asia Pacific Travel Retailing operations. Mr Tan was previously on the Board of the Health Sciences Authority of Singapore.

Tan Hock Lye

Mr Tan Hock Lye had a career both in the public and private sectors. He was with PSA for 26 years serving 20 years as part of the senior management team while concurrently serving as CEO of the Singapore Cable Car. He joined Great Eastern Life in 1997 and served as Chief Corporate Officer and then as Managing Director (Operations). He spearheaded the obtaining of insurance licenses in China and Vietnam and was the President Commissioner of Great Eastern Indonesia. He retired at end 2008. For his services to PSA, he was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 1989.

Mr Tan is presently on the Advisory Board of Singapore Human Resources Institute and is Honorary Treasurer of Singapore Professionals' and Executives' Co-operative.

Lim Chee Hua, Andrew

With over 25 years of experience in the general insurance industry, Mr Andrew Lim is presently a member of the Strategic Corporate Development Committee of United Overseas Insurance Limited (UOI). Prior to UOI, he was Head of General Insurance with The Overseas Assurance Corporation Limited (renamed Great Eastern General Insurance Ltd in 2017) from 2013 to 2019. He was previously Executive Director of MSIG Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd.

Mr Lim was appointed to the Management Committee (MC) of General Insurance Association (GIA) from 2007 to 2013 and again from 2015 to 2019. During these periods, he served as Convenor of the Property and Marine Committee, a member of the Special Risks Pool Committee and Nomination, Appointment and Remuneration Committee, as well as Chairman of the Agents' Registration Board. He has represented GIA as a member of the National Fire & Civil Emergency Preparedness Council and National Crime Prevention Council.

Patrick Teow

Mr Patrick Teow is the Chief Executive Officer of AIA Singapore since 2015, responsible for overseeing and managing AIA's operations in the market. With a strong track record of transforming agency teams into strong contributors of business growth, his experience spans more than 34 years within the life insurance industry both locally and regionally, succeeding in key leadership roles throughout his career.

Before moving to AIA, Mr Teow spent close to 28 years at Prudential where he held the role of Regional Chief Agency Officer for Asia in his last year. He also served as the President of LIA for 2 years from March 2017.

Eunice Chua
Chief Executive Officer

Ms Eunice Chua has more than 12 years' experience in mediating, managing and adjudicating disputes during a multi-faceted legal career. Prior to her appointment at FIDReC, Ms Chua was an Assistant Professor of Law at the Singapore Management University School of Law.

Ms Chua has served as a Justices' Law Clerk and an Assistant Registrar of the Supreme Court of Singapore. While at the Supreme Court, she concurrently held appointments as a Magistrate of the State Courts and Assistant Director of the Singapore Mediation Centre. She was also the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore International Mediation Centre and played a key role in its initial set up.