Date Appointed: 11 May 2016
Kah Yeok has over 25 years of experience in investment banking covering project finance, M&A, capital and debt markets as well as private banking. He was CEO of HSBC Investment Bank as well as a Director of HSBC Investment Bank Holdings. In the later stage of his career, Kah Yeok was the President of a leading regional venture capital which developed and invest in major IT projects in the Asia region. Presently, he is the Executive Director of ChemOne Holdings Pte Ltd.
He served as Chairman of the Singapore Investment Bank Association as well as a Council Member of the Institute of Banking and Finance. He had also served in various working committee on revamping of Singapore financial sector as well as on restructuring of Singapore economy. He is actively serving as a member of the Organizing Committee for fund-raising at WE CARE. He was a part-time lecturer in Nangyang Technology University in the Master Degree course on Applied Economics.
Kah Yeok has an MBA degree from the State University of New York in Albany under a scholarship awarded by the Asia Foundation and B. Com ( Hons ) in Economics from Nangyang Technology University. He also attended the Wharton Fellows program Wharton School of Finance.
WE CARE has started a new support group called “Family and Friends Support Group”. Facilitated by WE CARE counsellors, this group is meant for spouses, partners, family members or friends affected by an addicted loved one.
"Family & Friends" teaches effective strategies for self-care and how to cope with the recovering addict. The support group focuses on changing the way you interact with the recovering loved one. Using the CRAFT Model and SMART Recovery tools, we will touch on important topics that family members and friends experience, including:
The goals for "Family & Friends" are
"Family & Friends" is scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, 7pm to 830pm, at WE CARE, Wisdom Room.
The group has been meeting since August 2018 but you can join in at any time.
If you are an affected family member or friend and you wish to attend "Family & Friends", contact Sida at 3165 8017 or NoorSida@wecare.org.sg to register.
SMART stands for Self-Management & Recovery Training. Participants learn tools for addiction recovery based on the latest scientific research and participate in a world-wide community which includes free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups. All facilitators are registered SMART Recovery Facilitators.
SMART is an ongoing closed group and caters to individuals with a history of addiction. Interested participants are required to undergo a clinical intake before attending SMART Recovery.
If interested, please email email@example.com
When : Every Thursday 3.00pm to 4.30pm
Venue: Serenity Room at WE CARE
Mindfulness For Recovery
Mindfulness for Recovery is an open group to learn and practice mindfulness. Mindfulness helps participants to break away from their own destructive habitual patterns. All facilitators have personal experience practising mindfulness. This group is catered for people with a history of addictions, reactive behaviours and/or mood disorders.
When : Friday, 630pm to 730pm
Venue: Courage Room at WE CARE Community Services
To register: call 3165 8017 or email firstname.lastname@example.org