Ms Chia Yong Yong, BBM, PBM

President, Board of Management
Member, Human Resource & Remuneration Committee

Ms Chia is a member of SPD’s Board of Management of SPD since 2004 and has been serving as its President since 2008. She is a practising lawyer and a strong advocate for persons with disability. She sits in the Board of SG Enable, and is a member of the Committee on the 3rd Enabling Masterplan, the Compulsory Education Advisory Panel and the Tote Board Charity (Social Service) Sub-Committee.

With her training in law, Ms Chia contributes back to society through her involvement as the Legal Advisor and Company Secretary of Very Special Arts Ltd, a panel member of the Law Society’s approved Mediators and approved Investigative Tribunal members. She served as a Nominated Member of Parliament for two terms from 2014 to 2018.

Ms Chia was the winner of Women’s Weekly “Great Women of Our Times” in 2014, and received the Social Innovative Park Fellow Award in the same year. She was also awarded the Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Star) in 2018, Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Medal) in 2013, and the President’s Social Service Award (Individual Category) in 2011 for her voluntary contributions made to the social service sector.