Mrs Yu-Foo Yee Shoon is the Independent Director of the Company.
Mrs Yu-Foo started her career with National Trades Union Congress (“NTUC”). She was Deputy Secretary-General of NTUC, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports, the first woman Mayor in Singapore before she became Minister of State for Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports. She retired after 27 years in politics.
Her present directorships include ARA Trust Management (Suntec) Limited, KOP Limited and Singapura Finance Ltd. She is Senior Advisor (International Advisory Panel) to Hyflux Ltd, Special Advisor to Global Yellow Pages Limited and Advisor to Nuri Holdings (S) Pte Ltd and Dimensions International College Pte Ltd.
Mrs Yu-Foo chairs the Publicity and Outreach Committee for the Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism. She is a Justice of the Peace and Chairman of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board, Founding Patron of Breast Cancer Foundation and Advisor to Hardware Network and Executive Council Member of Hainan University.
She graduated from Nanyang University with a Bachelor of Commerce and from Nanyang Technological University with a Masters Degree in Business and was awarded the Honorary Doctorate of Education by Wheelock College of Boston, the United States in 2008.