President- Angeline Chan
Angeline Chan was a Board Member of a not for profit arts organisation in Australia and collects emerging artists from countries where she has lived. In 2008, she started an online art portal and gallery supporting emerging artists in Singapore. Latterly she went into partnership with Benjamin Hampe to form Chan Hampe Galleries, with a vision to support Singapore’s artists and the developing Singaporean arts sector. Together with her husband Nick Davies, they established the first annual fine art graduation prize for the most promising young artist from Lasalle College of the Arts. The award will encourage a new generation of emerging contemporary artists to remain in their fine art practice after study.
Previously, Angie qualified as a professional accountant in the UK and spent 13 years in the oil and gas industry with senior executive positions in Asia, Europe, and the US and as Chief Financial Officer for an Australian power company.
Vice-President- Charmaine Wai
Charmaine Wai is an experienced advancement and development professional. Believing that business can be a force for good, Charmaine leads Global Programmes Development at Essilor International SA. Her current role seeks to enable better access to vision care, poverty alleviation and rural development for the bottom-of-the-pyramid sector globally. A strategic thinker, she has held leadership roles in Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, INSEAD and the National Gallery Singapore. Prior to that, her previous financial and banking experience included debt capital markets at Standard Chartered Bank in various Asian cities.
She is inspired by the creative arts in various incarnations, whether it is found in the visual arts, yoga/meditative arts, dance, theatre, music, and culinary arts. She also loves to meet new people and travel throughout the region, and brings a global perspective to her adventures. Charmaine aspires to lend this sensibility, along with her passion for supporting creative endeavours, to each of her personal and professional pursuits.
Treasurer- Samantha Segar
Samantha Segar’s professional career encompasses fine art, project management, luxury marketing, and leadership roles in non-profit organisations. She holds an MA in Asian Art History. She is currently General Manager of The Substation.
Secretary- Alicia Chan
Alicia graduated with a double degree in law and accounting from the University of Western Australia and specialises in private wealth and tax matters. She was working in a leading international law firm before moving into one of the largest private banks in the world. Alicia has experience advising multinational corporations on their tax and corporate restructuring matters, and currently assists high net worth families with their wealth planning (including philanthropy) needs.