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Executive Committee 2015

ONE (SINGAPORE) is dedicated to raising public awareness and taking concrete actions to Make Poverty History. We are a Singapore-registered society with charity status. Membership is open to individuals as well as organisations and companies. Find out more about our membership here.

The 2015 Executive Committee and Officers were elected at an Annual General Meeting on 7 February January 2015. ONE (SINGAPORE) is primarily run by volunteers. We also have one full-time staff member, our Campaign Executive.



Nichol Ng was first elected President of ONE (SINGAPORE) at the January 2014 Annual General Meeting. She’s the fifth person to hold this position since ONE (SINGAPORE) was founded in 2005.

Joseph Wan


Joe Wan was elected as an Executive Committee member of ONE (SINGAPORE) at the 2016 Annual General Meeting.

Michele Yap


Michele Yap has been volunteering with ONE (SINGAPORE) and serving as an alternate Executive Committee member since 2011.



Michael Switow is an anti-poverty campaigner, freelance writer, producer and editor. He is a co-founder of ONE (SINGAPORE)...


Poised, confident and sometimes goofy, Cynthia Lee MacQuarrie is an actress, host and voiceover talent.

Claudia Powers

Claudia Powers is a lifelong volunteer who first became acquainted with ONE (SINGAPORE) while working for Singaporean NGO, the World Toilet Organization.

Mrinalini Venkatachalam

Mrinalini Venkatachalam coordinates and executes all Public Awareness activities and Youth Initiatives at the Singapore Committee for UN Women.

Wanyi Zeng


Wanyi was elected Secretary of ONE (SINGAPORE) at the 2016 Annual General Meeting. She has been an Executive Committee member since 2014.

Zubi Khawaja

Zubi Khawaja – a member of ONE (SINGAPORE) for more than 5 years – is creating livelihood and sustainable employment projects in East Africa.

Thulasi Mahadevan

First time I heard of ONE (SINGAPORE) was through a lecturer in 2011. It went uphill from there the moment I started working for them.


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