Who We Are

Who We Are

St Luke’s ElderCare is committed to caring for our elders in the community through services provided in our nursing home sited in Ang Mo Kio, 26 centres located islandwide and through the homes of our elders. We deliver a full range of integrated services and programmes for our elders that include centre-based, community-based, home-based and residential-based services.

These services are designed to benefit elders who have suffered physical disabilities as a result of stroke, fall or accident, as well as the frail and lonely who have no one to look after.

We offer the following facilities and services:

  • 26 senior care centres located islandwide
  • An active ageing hub
  • A nursing home
  • Gym equipment*
  • Consultation rooms for elders to receive centre-based nursing*
  • Enhanced dementia friendly rooms*

* At selected centres only.

Our Mission

To be a Christian healthcare provider enriching lives in the communities

Our Vision

Transforming Community Care

Our Values

Compassion, Holistic Excellence, Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Teamwork

Board of Directors

Professor Neo Boon Siong
Honorary Treasurer

Professor Neo Boon Siong
Honorary Treasurer

Professor Neo was first appointed to the Board in August 2021 and assumed the role of Honorary Treasurer and Chairman of the Finance, Investment and Procurement Committee on 1 September 2021.

He was the CANON Endowed Chair Professor of Business and twice served as Dean of the Nanyang Business School at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is the Chairman of the Board of Governors of The Navigators, Singapore, and an independent director of Chip Eng Seng Corporation Ltd. He was previously Chairman of i1 Ventures Ltd. He had served the boards of Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Ltd, OCBC Bank, Great Eastern Life Group, Keppel Offshore and Marine Ltd, GRP Ltd, Informatics Holding Ltd, National Computer Systems Pte Ltd, Keppel’s K1 eBiz Pte Ltd, J Lauritzen Singapore, Public Accountants Board, Securities Industry Council, Income Tax Review Board, Goods and Services Tax Review Board, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore, and the Nanyang Technological University Council.

Professor Neo received a Public Administration Medal (Silver) from the President of the Republic of Singapore at the 1999 National Day Honours Award.

He has 38 years of professional experience in accounting and finance, information systems, strategy, research, business consulting, management education, and corporate governance. He is a leading expert in public sector governance, business strategy, process management and organisational change.

Professor Neo is a Certified Public Accountant (Singapore) and holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) from the National University of Singapore and MBA and PhD degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, USA.

Mr Chua Song Khim

Mr Chua Song Khim
Deputy Chief Executive
National University Health System

Mr Chua Song Khim was appointed to the Board on 22 August 2022.

He is the Deputy Chief Executive of the National University Health System since January 2017 and is responsible for Population Health efforts, Regional Health System Office, Alexandra Campus Development, National University Polyclinics, Family Medicine, Group Nursing, Group Allied Health, NUHS Diagnostics & NUHS Pharmacy business units.

Prior to that, he was the Chief Executive Officer of NTUC Unity Healthcare and Executive Director of NTUC Eldercare Cooperatives (2012 – 2014), led the successful integration of both Co-operatives to form NTUC Health Cooperative, and was appointed as its Chief Executive Officer (2014 – 2018), Group Chief Executive Officer of China Healthcare Ltd (Econ Healthcare) (2008 – 2012), Chief Operating Officer of National University Hospital until he was appointed its Chief Executive Officer of National University Hospital (2001 – 2008).

Mr Chua is currently the Chairman of the Ministry of Health’s (MOH’s) Healthcare Productivity Implementation Taskforce, a Board member of St Luke’s Hospital, a Director of CrossMedia Pte Ltd, a member of the Future Economy Council Essential Domestic Services Sub- Committee as well as the Advisory Committee of the School of Sports, Health and Leisure of Republic Polytechnic and serves as an Elder in Bethesda Christian Centre. He was the former Chairman of the Agency for Integrated Care’s Strategic Advisory Committee – Quality Improvement for the Intermediate & Long-term Care sector, a Board member of Jurong Health Services Fund, and a member of MOH’s City for All Ages Committee as well as the Healthcare Tripartite Committee for Workforce Innovation and Productivity.

In recognition of his achievements, Mr Chua has been conferred numerous awards, including the National Day Commendation Medal, NTUC Commendation Medal (Gold), Ministry of Health’s Health Leader Award and the Republic of Singapore Navy’s National Servicemen of the Year award (Commendation).

Mr Chua holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the National University of Singapore and a Master’s degree in Health Services Administration (Policy & Management) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in the United States of America.

Leadership Team

Dr Alan Wong
Chief Operating Officer

Dr Alan Wong
Chief Operating Officer

From March 2023, Dr Alan Wong will oversee SLEC’s Administration, CommCare Academy, Digital Transformation, Facilities Management, Innovation & Digitalisation, IT, Organisational Excellence, Sourcing & Procurement, Transport Office, and New Growth Opportunities. Alan brings to this role his strong business acumen, entrepreneurial mindset, technology competence with operational expertise, and a wealth of experiences to realise SLEC’s commitment to Community Care.

Alan joined SLEC on 25 January 2021 as Senior Director, IT, Digital Transformation and Operations. Alan provided exceptional leadership with the IT blueprint that he crafted for SLEC. He brought transformation for the departments placed in his care. Prior to this, with years of being able to translate agile startup culture with international MNCs, he brings the necessary experience to achieve stakeholder goals and maintain sustainable growth for growing companies. His many years involved in technology make him very adept with delivering Cloud, Cybersecurity, and Asset management solutions.

Alan holds a Doctorate in Business Admin from the Swiss School of Business and Management, Geneva, and is certified in Digital Transformation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and graduated with a Master of Business Admin from the University of South Australia. He is a graduate of the University of London BSc Econs (2nd Class Hons) and Ngee Ann Polytechnic Electronics Engineering. He also holds a certification in BCCPE from the Building and Construction Authority, and a Certificate in Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety Internal Auditor (ISO 9001:2015, ISO14001: 2015, ISO45001:2018)

His dissertation focuses on how NPOs stay viable and how to harness the benefits of digitalisation for the Community Care sector.

Alan is also Data Protection Officer (DPO) for SLEC.

A/Prof Edward Poon
Chief Nurse and Academic Director

Associate Professor Edward Poon
Chief Nurse and Academic Director

From October 2022 onwards, A/Prof Poon will focus on driving SLEC’s strategic plans and integration of nursing services across all service platforms in Residential Based, Centre-Based, Community-Based and Home-Based Services. He will be responsible for raising standards and quality of nursing care across all SLEC services, formulating and implementing new nursing strategies and programmes (including specialist wound care and palliative care services); and keeping track of emerging technologies and ensuring our nursing teams are ready to adapt to changes in the healthcare environment.

In October 2017, A/Prof Poon joined St Luke’s ElderCare as the Director of Nursing and was instrumental in laying the foundation for a strong nursing team with right capabilities and skills-set to support SLEC’s aggressive growth plans and was critical to the successful opening of SLEC’s first nursing home in 2020.

A/Prof Poon brings with him a wealth of diverse nursing experiences with specialty practices in infection control, neuroscience, quality management, research, and palliative care. His clinical experience spans restructured hospital, community hospital, hospice, and community care sectors.

A/Prof Poon sits on the National Advisory and Ethics Board and participates in policy making at the National Nursing Taskforce and National Palliative Care Taskforce. He was nominated by MOH to be the chairperson of the palliative care nursing competency workgroup and vice chair for national strategy for palliative care (NSPC). He has also published many research papers, articles and books. A/Prof Poon received both the Healthcare Humanity Award and the President’s Award for Nurses in 2014.

A/Prof Poon graduated from The University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Health Science, Nursing in 1998, a Master of Science in Palliative Care from King’s College London in 2002, and a Doctor of Philosophy, Palliative Care Nursing, from Monash University in 2013.

Koh Lip Wee

Koh Lip Wee
Director, Finance

Lip Wee was appointed Director, Finance in July 2023. In his role, he oversees the entire spectrum of finance and treasury/investment functions and plays an instrumental role in driving SLEC’s growth. This encapsulates strategic financial planning and analysis; financial due diligence and advisory; investment returns optimisation; internal controls governance; as well as statutory and operational finance matters. He also ensures effective financial business partnering and long-term financial sustenance by driving resources utilisation efficacy.as well as enforcement of finance/operational policies in compliance with various statutory requirements (including the Charities Act).

Prior to joining SLEC, Lip Wee held senior leadership and regional management roles in both Statutory Board and MNCs for more than 15 years. He was Financial Controller and Head of Finance Division of Sport Singapore (SportSG) from 2012 to 2022 and Regional Group Financial Controller of AXA Wealth Management Asia over 5 years prior.

Lip Wee is a Chartered Accountant (CA) Singapore and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA). He holds a Bachelor of Science (Economics) (Hons) from the University of London, a Master of Business Administration from University of Bradford, a Master of Science in Urban Science, Policy and Planning from Singapore University of Technology and Design.