Mdm Kay Kuok Oon Kwong, Executive Chairman, Allgreen Properties Limited

Resilience helps people understand that difficulties are temporary and can change for the better so there is hope for the future. It gives strength to tackle problems, overcome adversity and move on with life.

Mdm Kay Kuok Oon Kwong

Mdm Kay Kuok Oon Kwong, is the Executive Chairman of Allgreen Properties Limited, a Director of Shangri-La Hotel Limited (Singapore). She also sits on the Boards of Kuok (Singapore) Limited (and its various subsidiaries), Kuok Brothers Sdn Bhd and Venture Corporation Limited.

Mdm Kuok is currently the Chairman of the Yale-NUS College Governing Board. She has made notable contributions to education, tourism, healthcare, the arts and the environment, serving and also having chaired and served on several other educational and community service organisations, industry groups and government bodies, including Singapore Business Federation, The Council for Board Diversity, SymAsia Singapore Fund, Singapore Hotels Association, VlVA Foundation for Children with Cancer, National Healthcare Group Pte Ltd, MOH Holdings Pte Ltd, The Courage Fund Limited, Singapore Tourism Board, NUS Board of Trustees, National Arts Council, South West CDC, Singapore Environment Council, National Environment Agency and Northlight School.

Mdm Kuok has received the Meritorious Service Medal, the Public Service Star (BBM) and the Public Service Medal (PSM) from the President of Singapore in 2015, 2005 and 1998 respectively. The Singapore Tourism Board honoured her with its Inaugural Award for Lifetime Achievement for Outstanding Contribution to Tourism in 2009 and its Special Recognition Award in 2004.

Mdm Kuok is an Advocate and Solicitor (Barrister-at-Law) from Gray’s Inn, London.