Sim Choon Siong is Executive Director, Quality and Excellence at Enterprise Singapore. He has served in the public sector for over 25 years, holding positions in Ministry of Trade & Industry, Ministry of Transport, and National Environment Agency, covering areas ranging from aviation and enterprise policies, to corporate services and international relations. In his personal capacity, Choon Siong serves on Singapore’s National Youth Fund Advisory Committee. He has also served on New Life Board from 2006 to 2017, in different capacities such as Board Member, Assistant Treasurer and Honorary Secretary.
Michael is one of the Founding and Executive Directors of Acclaim Systems, a leading player in the fire detection and fire suppression industry in South East Asia and East Asia. He actively serves as a council member in The Institution of Fire Engineers, Singapore Branch, and as a member of Covenant EFC’s Business As Mission team. He is also part of NLCS’s fundraising committee, organising fundraising events such as New Life Charity Golf and New Life Charity Run.
Eddy is the Senior Director, Human Resources at AEM. He holds a Master’s degree in Human Resource & Global Leadership, and Bachelor of Arts in Southeast Asian Studies from the National University of Singapore. Eddy is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach and a veteran in the Human Resource and Organisational Development with over 20 years experience in leadership positions in various MNCs. Prior to joining the New Life Board, Eddy held the role of Deputy Executive Director of New Life from 2020-2022.
Patrick holds a Chemical Engineering Degree from the National University of Singapore and an MBA from Imperial College, United Kingdom. He works in a US company as their Global Business Director, Specialty Polymers. Patrick is currently an elder in the Covenant EFC board. Within NLCS, he has served in various appointments, including the Chairman and Vice Chairman roles.
Elder Johnny has retired from the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) in March 2015, after serving the nation for 30 years. In the SAF, he has done project management, training development, as well as commanded battalions and training institutes. Elder Johnny stepped down as the Chairman of the Church Board of Covenant EFC in April 2015 and assumed the appointment of Missions Director in Covenant EFC. In Covenant EFC since 1989, he has served as an officer and captain of the Boys Brigade ministry as well as a worship leader, Covenant Group Leader, Area Overseer and marriage mentor. He holds an MBA from the University of Western Australia. He is married to Clara and they have three children.
Jeremiah works in the Ministry of Defence. He holds a Master’s Degree in International Public Policy from the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science from the National University of Singapore. A former Fulbright Scholar, Jeremiah got interested in philanthropic service after helping the homeless in Washington DC. He also served in Covenant EFC’s Community Blessing Homework Corner initiative in Bukit Panjang and is an assistant cell group leader. At his previous church, Jeremiah was a coordinator for the music ministry and volunteers at a nursing home.
Adelyn is the Regional CFO of a global multinational business and IT consulting firm, responsible for finance leadership across all functions including business and finance controllership as well as driving business growth and profitability for the region’s business. Adelyn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy (Honours) from Nanyang Technological University and a Master of Arts in Counselling from the Singapore Bible College. Besides supporting her husband who leads a cell group in Covenant EFC, Adelyn also volunteers as a Counselor.
Nicholas previously worked in town planning and then with the securities exchange before spending the last 14 years with Trybe building youths from all walks of life. Even though he holds a Masters in International Political Economy, he focuses on supporting youths through their adversities and helping them unleash their potential and walking alongside them in their victories. Known for his vibrant personality and unconventional leadership style, Nicholas believes in working collaboratively as a team and aspires to impact and bring positive change to youths he works with.
Elder Lawrence is a retired civil servant. A founding elder of Covenant EFC, his immense board experience spans more than three decades, serving in a voluntary capacity since 1978 in various roles of Secretary, Deacon, Elder, and Chairman. He was also the Founding President of NLCS. Currently, he is the trustee for a number of church & NLCS properties.
Adrienne is a Clinical Psychologist by training working with children, youth and their families. She holds the role of Director (Clinical Services) at Boys’ Town and oversees the management of various departments. Her involvement with the National Council of Social Service includes being an NCSS Social Service Fellow and sitting on the NCSS Leadership Selection panel. Adrienne has a Masters in Psychology (Clinical) by James Cook University, Singapore and a Post Graduate Diploma in Marital and Family Therapy with Birbeck College (London). A certified trainer, Adrienne occasionally conducts sessions for organizations like SSAs, schools and churches on topics like mental health, youth issues and mentoring.