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Stephen Raj
Chairman of CHARIS

Stephen Raj is the chairman of CHARIS. He has been actively involved in various efforts in the Archdiocese over the years and had previously served as the President of the Catholic Business Network. He has been involved in the Information Technology industry for more than 25 years and is currently the Head of Market Devt. and Solutions for NCS, a SingTel company. He had previously worked in NTT, Accenture & Arthur Andersen. He worships at the Church of St. Alphonsus (Novena Church).

Jo Koh

Josephine Koh
Deputy Chairman of CHARIS and Chairman of Volunteers and Outreach Committee

Josephine Koh is a Senior Partner, and now Consultant in Dentons Rodyk LLP, Singapore. She has almost 30 years of legal experience, specialising in corporate work and cross-border transactions. She was a deputy public prosecutor in Singapore and served as general counsel with a listed company in Hong Kong. She was based in Shanghai, China, for 20 years before returning to Singapore in 2016. She serves as a catechist for the youths, as well as a lector in her parish. She is also the honorary secretary of Children’s Aid Society, Singapore, and is passionate about safeguarding the rights and interests of children, youths, and women. 

Board Members

Colin Lim 

Colin Lim
Chairman of Information Technology Committee

Colin Lim is the Chief Information Officer at the Ministry of Health, Singapore. He has over 25 years of working in both the public and private sectors. Colin’s voluntary work includes appointments on the Board of the Singapore Medical Association Charity Fund and the Employability and Employment Committee of Yellow Ribbon Singapore. Colin is married with teenage twins and currently worships at the Church of St Ignatius. 

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Dr. Damian Png

Dr Damian Png is a Consultant Urologist in Private Practice. He was previously the Chairman of A Call To Share (ACTS) and is currently a Board member of the ACTS CLG. He has led mission trips to Cambodia since 2010 and is in the choir in the Church of the Holy Cross. He is married with 7 kids.

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Elaine Chan
Chairman of Grants Committee

Elaine Chan is a Partner of WongPartnership LLP and Joint Head of the Financial Services Regulatory Practice. She has been in legal practice for over twenty years. She is a parishioner of the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour (OLPS).
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Dr. Jeyaraj Prema Raj
Chairman of Disaster Relief and Missions Committee

Dr. Jeyaraj Prema Raj, Augustine is a Hepato-Biliary, Pancreatic and Liver Transplant Surgeon. Currently he is the Head of the SingHealth-Duke NUS Transplant Centre. As a member of the Indonesian Red Cross he has participated in medical missions in Indonesia. He is passionate about Humanitarian Aid and of galvanising members of the Catholic community to render aid, to communities in need in the world, irrespective of their background. He strongly believes that as a Catholic community in Singapore, we should step outside ourselves, and in humility and service, go out to those who are in need of aid, as witness to our faith. 

Joachim Toh 

Joachim Toh
Chairman of Audit Committee

Joachim Toh is the Executive Director at Clarity Singapore. Prior to this, he was the Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Nanyang Technological University Investment Office, and formerly held the Chief Operating Officer and DY CIO position at NUS. He also held the position of Executive Vice President at Great Eastern Holdings.  He holds a BBA from the University of North Texas (magna-cum-Laude) and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) (1992). He is also a Board member of CFA Society Singapore. Joachim worships at the Church of Holy Family and is serving in the Ministry of Hospitality (Warden). He is married with four children.
Joseph Koh 

Joseph Koh
Chairman of Fundraising Committee

Joseph is an entrepreneur and ex-religious. He joined the Orders of Friars Minor in 2004, discerning to become a Franciscan priest serving the poor and needy. Previously the Chief Operating Officer of an SGX-listed payments company, Joseph is active in different startups that span the fintech, jewelry, healthcare, and education sectors. Joseph is married with two children. He currently worships at St. Joseph Church (Bukit Timah) and the Church of St. Anthony.. 

Leona Lim  

Leona Lim
Chairman of Finance Committee

Leona Lim is presently working at Jardine Cycle & Carriage as Divisional Manager in Group Finance. She has 20 years’ experience in Finance, focused on strategy, mergers and acquisitions and valuation. Leona is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore (ISCA) and has also successfully completed the Chartered Valuation and Appraiser programme (IVAS). Leona is a parishioner at the Church of Christ the King.


S. Devendran
Chairman of Membership Committee

S. Devendran is the CEO of the Sree Narayana Mission (an IPC Charity) that runs a range of services in the eldercare sector and community programmes catering to the less privileged regardless of race, language and religion. He serves on several boards and committees including the Board of Visitors (Singapore Prison Service), Home Detention Advisory Committee 3 (Singapore Prison Service), Greenwood Primary School and the Singapore Indian Association. He serves as a lector in the Church of Christ the King and as a warden in the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes. Mr Devendran was appointed a Justice of the Peace (JP) by the President of Singapore on 1 Sep 2020. 
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Teresa Mok
Chairman of Communications Committee

Teresa is an independent consultant who works with organisations to enhance strategy implementation, in areas such as workforce management, organisation transformation and change management. She previously worked in Ernst & Young Advisory and in various agencies in the Singapore public service. Teresa worships at the Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace. She volunteers with CatholicSG radio and SSVP's Milk and Diapers Programme. She is married with 3 children.


Thomas Low
Chairman of Humanitarian Forum & Fair and Ignitus Committees

Thomas Low is currently the Client Delivery Lead serving Homeland Security for NCS, a leading ICT services provider in Singapore. With 25 years of experience in the Information Technology space, he previously worked in Accenture, Sun, Red Hat and Dell-EMC. Thomas worships at the Church of the Holy Spirit and had served many years in Children’s Liturgy and was a catechist journeying with youth towards the Sacrament of Confirmation. 

Board of Advisors

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Willie Cheng

Willie Cheng was formerly Country Managing Partner of Accenture. He is currently on the boards of several commercial and non-profit organisations. Willie was a Council Member of the Archdiocesan Crisis Coordination Team. He is Chairman of the Catholic Foundation, and a council member of the Archdiocesan Land & Properties Singapore. Willie and his wife, Julie, are a presenting couple with the Marriage Preparation Course. He is a Warden at the Church of the Holy Family.

Fr Colin Tan

Rev Fr Colin Tan, SJ
Spiritual Director

Rev Fr Colin Tan, SJ, was on the first Board of Caritas for two terms as well as the Spiritual Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS). He was also the Chaplain of the Catholic Medical Guild. He was the Regional Superior of the Jesuits of Malaysia- Singapore Region. He has since been serving on the CHARIS Board for two terms and is currently the Spiritual Director of Catholic Business Network (CBN) and the Parish Priest of the Church of St. Ignatius. 



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