Press Release: Singapore Human Resources Institute Announces New Council Members and President for 2023 – 2025 Term
April 4, 2023

Singapore, March 31, 2023 – The Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new President and council members for the term 2023 – 2025. The newly appointed leaders bring with them a wealth of experience and expertise that will help SHRI advance its mission of developing and professionalising the HR industry in Singapore and beyond.

Mr. D N Prasad, Senior Director for Strategy, People, and Organization with GovTech, has been appointed as the new President of SHRI. With over 24 years of experience, DNP has held key leadership roles at Infosys and Google, and founded his Exec Coaching and Talent Advisory practice, Noetic Step. His contributions to the HR profession have been recognized with several awards, including the Best HR Leader in the Tenth Annual Singapore HRM Awards, 2013 and more recently, a recognition as one of the Top 100 HR Influencers /Leaders in South-East Asia by ETHRWorld in their Inaugural Top 100 HR Icons listing.

He has previously served as a council member of the SHRI and is committed to promoting the highest standards of HR practices, research, and lifelong learning. His appointment as the new President of SHRI is a testament to his leadership and passion to contribute to our profession

“I am honored to be appointed as the new President of the SHRI and to work with such a talented group of council members,” said Mr. Prasad. “Together, we will continue to drive the HR industry forward and ensure that the SHRI remains the leading voice in the HR community in Singapore and beyond.”

In addition to the new President, the SHRI has also appointed the following council members for the 2023-2025 term. The newly elected council members are:

  1. Alison Shee, Director of Human Resources at Asia Pacific, Harman International (A Samsung Company)
  2. Angelina Chua, Head of People & Culture, Asia Pacific South, People & Culture, SIG Group
  3. Annie Lim, Vice President Human Resources, Hummingbird Bioscience
  4. Charmaine Sim, Director HRM, Yishun Health
  5. Daniel Chia, Director – Country Human Resources, DKSH Singapore Pte Ltd
  6. Lawrence Tan, Director of Human Resource, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
  7. Lucy Tan, Chief Human Resource Officer, NatSteel Holdings Pte Ltd
  8. Low Peck Kem, Chief HR Officer and Advisor (Workforce Development), Public Service Division, Prime Minister’s Office
  9. Rebecca Loke, Senior HR Director, Sanmina-SCI Systems Pte Ltd
  10. Sabrina Loi, Chief Officer/Organisational Excellence & International Partnerships & Dean, ITE
  11. Sam Neo, Founder and Chief People Officer, People Mentality Inc
  12. Sarojini Padmanathan, Director of Professional Board Administration and Cell Therapy Facility, Health Sciences Authority
  13. Tan Hui Boon, Vice President at Training Academy, SIA Engineering Academy Pte Ltd

Under the new leadership, SHRI plans to continue driving industry standards through research, lifelong learning, and professional development. The institute will also focus on raising awareness of HR issues and promoting best practices through advocacy and outreach.


About the Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI): SHRI is a leading, not-for-profit professional HR body, established in 1965. Serving HR practitioners, people managers, employers and business leaders from both public and private sector organisations across diverse industries in Singapore. As an independent voice driving Singapore’s HR agenda on a national and global scale, SHRI is an intermediary for the HR fraternity and policy-makers. SHRI has been the trendsetter, championing benchmarks in standards of HR best practices by connecting HR professionals and business leaders locally and regionally through its signature events, member engagement activities, dialogues and networking sessions. Under the SHRI Group, SHRI Academy and SHRI Corporation aim to promote continuous learning, upgrading and professional development.

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