• Who We Are

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 2022 Executive Committee and Officers were elected at an Annual General Meeting on 28 March 2022. ONE (SINGAPORE) is primarily run by volunteers.

NICHOL NG

PRESIDENT

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.

MICHELE YAP

Treasurer

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

MRINALINI VENKATACHALAM

Secretary

Nominated as one of Cleo Singapore's 2016 top ten Changemakers, Mrinalini Venkatachalam works to bridge the gap between unmet social needs and direct service providers.

MICHAEL SWITOW

FOUNDER

Michael Switow is an anti-poverty campaigner, author and media professional. Michael founded ONE (SINGAPORE) in 2005 and serves on the ONE Emergency Fund and ONE Livelihoods Fund committees.

ANU AGARWAL

Anu Agarwal is currently serving her second term on the ONE (SINGAPORE) Executive Committee. She works at Argus Media, heading the company’s Asia-Pacific editorial team.

CYNTHIA LEE MACQUARRIE

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

ELAINE LIM

Elaine Lim is a qualified accountant, who works as a finance professional in a US tech company. She was elected to ONE (SINGAPORE)’s Executive Committee at the 2022 Annual General Meeting.

SUNIL NIHALANI

Sunil Nihalani is a finance professional with over 20 years experience in the consumer goods and supply chain industry. He was elected to the ONE (SINGAPORE) Executive Committee in 2022.

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