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School Advisory Committee

School Advisory Committee

Chairman
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Mr Johnny Heng
Class of 1987

Mr Johnny Heng is a Managing Director and the Head of Relationship Management in the Wealth Management Division of Nomura, a Japanese global financial institution. He is responsible for the firm’s wealth management solutions for clients in non-Japan Asia. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the National University of Singapore and has a Masters of Finance, from Baruch College of The City University of New York. He is married with 3 sons and his hobbies include playing football, badminton and golf. His most memorable teachers include Mr Lim Bun and Mr Wong Kwang Pin. Mr Lim was his Track and Field teacher/coach, who taught him the art of succeeding by competing in the “less crowded field”. Mr Wong was his NPCC teacher-in-charge, who instilled the importance of leadership by example. He hopes for GESS to be a prominent school that lives up to her name, including the possibility that one day, GESS will establish an international school.

Vice-Chairman
Vice Chairman
Mr Mushahid Ali
Class of 1958

Mr Mushahid Ali is a senior fellow in S Rajaratnam School of International Studies. He is married with 3 children. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from University of Singapore in year 1968 and his hobbies are reading and swimming. Mr Mushahid Ali’s most memorable teacher was Ms Tan Leng Neo who teaches Geography. Ms Tan inculcated in him the love for Geography, and was kind and encouraging to all students. Mr Mushahid Ali hopes that GESS will keep going onward and upward.

Treasurer
Treasurer
Mr Lim Yick Kian (Larry)
Class of 1988

Mr Lim Yick Kian works in Credit Suisse. He is married with 2 girls, has an MBA from University of Western Australia and his hobby includes fishing. His most memorable teacher was Mrs Fernando. She was caring and passionate about her job, both as a teacher and a counsellor. Mr Lim wishes for Gessians to be the best they can be.

Dr Khor Tong Hong
Dr Khor Tong Hong
Class of 1958

Dr Khor is a Radiation Oncologist at Mt Elizabeth Hospital and NCC, SGH, and has a post-graduate medical specialisation degree in Radiation oncology (MBBS, Singapore). He is married with 3 children and his hobbies are singing, golf, motoring, photography. Dr Khor’s most memorable teacher was Mr Lee Han Yang, Donald. He always challenged students to think critically and to develop excellent English writing skills. Dr Khor dreams that GESS will take her rightful place as a traditional institution in Singapore education scene in the future.

Mr Francis Liew
Mr Francis Liew
Class of 1980

Mr Francis Liew is a choral director and has a Dip LCM and ALCM. He is married with 3 daughters. Mr Liew’s most memorable teacher was Mr Derrick De Alwis as he had taught Mr Liew to think out of the box and push the boundaries. He also loves Literature. Mr Liew dreams that GESS will regain her status as a top school.

Dr Si Hoe Kok Soon
Dr Si Hoe Kok Soon
Class of 1960

Dr Si Hoe Kok Soon is a dental surgeon and has a degree in Dentistry. He is married with 2 children and also has 4 grandchildren. His hobbies include reading, travelling and photography. Dr Si Hoe’s most memorable teacher was Mr Lee Han Yang. His lessons were intellectually stimulating. Dr Si Hoe hopes that GESS will move on with dedication and passion, with the interest of all pupils at heart.

Mr Kenneth Tang
Mr Kenneth Tang
Class of 1985

Mr Kenneth Tang is a lawyer in private practice. He is married with 1 child, has a Master’s degree and his hobby includes reading. Mr Tang’s most memorable teachers are Mr Lim Choon Beng and Mr Abraham Joseph. He finds Mr Lim strict but fair and remembers Mr Abraham Joseph as a teacher who could identify well with the students. Mr Tang wishes for GESS to be a premier school and to give a chance to students from all backgrounds, to be something more. Additionally, he hopes the school will instill a sense of giving back to society in her students.

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