Ministry of Social and Family Development
Press Release 13 Feb 2020

MSF APPOINTS NEW CHAIRMAN AND WELCOMES SIX NEW MEMBERS TO FAMILIES FOR LIFE COUNCIL

The Families for Life (FFL) Council welcomed a new Chairman on 1 Feb 2020. Taking over the reins from Mr Ching Wei Hong as Chairman is BG (Ret) Ishak Ismail, Regional Director (Asia) of BAE Systems Hägglunds AB. A FFL Council Member since August 2015, BG (Ret) Ishak Ismail is a passionate family advocate who participates actively at FFL events to encourage Singaporeans to forge strong family ties. He has also paved the way for new collaborations between FFL and other partners to support families.

Six new members joined the FFL Council in August 2019, namely:

  1. Mr Albert Lim, Director, El-Shaddai Resources Pte Ltd
  2. Dr Elly Sabrina Binte Ismail, Director, Banyan Clinic; and Director, Madison Academy of Music
  3. A/Prof John Wong, Associate Professor; Head and Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore; President of the College of Psychiatrists, Academy of Medicine Singapore; and Director, NUS Mind-Science Centre
  4. Ms K Thanaletchimi, President, Healthcare Services Employees’ Union; Chairperson, NTUC Women’s Committee; and Vice President, NTUC Central Committee
  5. Prof Paulin Straughan, Professor of Sociology (Practice) and Dean of Students, Singapore Management University
  6. Mrs Sher-Li Torrey, Founder, Mums@Work (Singapore); and Director, Career Navigators Singapore

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