SINGAPORE - The Acting Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr Chan Chun Sing, has appointed members to the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) for the next two-year term starting from August 31.
The 16-member committee will continue to be chaired by Mr Lim Hock San and will add 7 new members while 4 others will be retiring after having served 6 to 8 years each.
The committee comprises of members with a wide range of expertise in psychiatry, psychology, social services, legal, rehabilitative services and counselling.
NCPG was created in August 2005 and provides advice and feedback to the Government on social concerns relating to problem gambling in Singapore
It also plays a key role in supporting and implementing programmes on public education and outreach, stakeholder consultation, responsible gambling, research, and prevention and treatment services for problem gamblers and their families.
The council also oversees the application and execution of casino exclusion s and casino visit limit s in accordance with the Casino Control Act.
Mr Lim Hock San (Chairman)
President & CEO, United Industrial Corporation Ltd
Professor David Chan
Lee Kuan Yew Fellow, Professor of Psychology & Director, Behavioural Sciences Institute, Singapore Management University
Mr Goh Joon Seng
Consultant, Lee & Lee Advocates & Solicitors
Dr Lim Yun Chin
Consultant Psychiatrist, Raffles Counselling Centre, Raffles Hospital
A/P Fred Long Foo Yee
Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University
Mr Ng Seng Liang
Training Consultant, Home Team School of Criminal Investigation, Singapore Police Force
Dr Andrew Peh Lai Huat
Senior Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine, Changi General Hospital
Mr Gerald Singham
Partner, Rodyk & Davidson LLP
Mr Tan Kian Hoon
Managing Director, Suntec Real Estate Consultants Pte Ltd & Chairman, National Crime Prevention Council
Mr Amrin Amin
Lawyer, Watson, Farley and Williams
Mr Kua Soon Khe
Chief Executive, Singapore Buddhist Federation
Ms Annie Lee
Executive Secretary, Association for Professionals Specialising in Addiction Counselling (APSAC), Singapore
Mr Ling Kin Huat
Vice President, Taoist Federation (Singapore)
Mdm Teo Lin Lee
Company Director, Meishin International
Mr P Thirunal Karasu
Director, Singcorp International Pte Ltd
Professor Brenda Yeoh
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore