MIKE WILUAN, CHAIRMAN
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF INFINITE STUDIOS
Mike Wiluan is the chief executive of Infinite Studios (formerly Infinite Frameworks), a multi-award winning media company well known for its productions of film, television, visual effects and animation. In addition to driving the company’s business activities, Mike is an active executive producer and developer of television shows and feature films. Mike is currently producing a slate of genre features with long time collaborative partner, Eric Khoo, on the joint venture label Gorylah Pictures. His first feature film in this series, Darah, was released in cinemas in late 2009. Infinite Frameworks animation studio produced the animated film Tatsumi of which Mike was executive producer. Tatsumi premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in the ‘Un certain regard’ category. Mike is currently the executive producer of Serangoon Road, HBO ASIA’s first television series production with ABC Australia. In addition to the film business, Mike is the president of the TURI group which operates and owns boutique hotels, resorts and industrial estates in Indonesia.
SHAW SOO WEI, VICE CHAIRPERSON
VENTURE PARTNER, GOBI PARTNERS
Shaw Soo Wei was the executive director of the Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF), the Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) and the Asian Film Awards (AFA). Under her leadership, the HKIFF Society launched the HKIFF Industry Screenings, the HKIFF Short Film Competition and founded the Jockey Club Cine Academy (JCCA), the first film literacy programme in Hong Kong for educators and students. The Society also organized the Macao International Film and Video Festival, the Hong Kong Film Panorama – a traveling film festival for 12 European cities, the KINO German Film Festival and the Summer International Film Festival. She was also a board member of the Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association (HKAAA) responsible for pursuing excellence and professionalism in the practice of arts administration. Soo Wei started her career at Warner Bros Theatrical and graduated from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom with a Masters Degree in Fine Art (Hons). She is currently a venture partner with Gobi Partners (Asia).
SAJJAD AKHTAR, BOARD MEMBER
MANAGING PARTNER OF PKF-CAP SINGAPORE
Sajjad Akhtar is the Managing Partner of PKF-CAP LLP Singapore, and the Chairman of the board of PKF International. He was formerly a Senior Partner of Arthur Andersen and was with the firm for 27 years. Sajjad was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2008 and is currently the Council Member and Chairman of the Finance Committee, South-West Community Development Council.
OLGA ISERLIS, BOARD MEMBER
FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF TWISE SINGAPORE
Olga Iserlis has more than 20 years of experience in High Profile Lifestyle Event Conceptualisation, Production and Management. Throughout the years, she has staged events for Audemars Piguet, Prada, Tory Burch and American Express Card among others. Her events are recognised for their originality and meticulous planning, earning her Tatler Magazine’s Leadership Award for Sophisticated Living in 2006. Olga also sits on the Board of Directors for Singapore Repertory Theatre and is active in Arts Promotion and Charity Fundraising for Singapore’s various cultural and artistic initiatives.
PAT LAW, BOARD MEMBER
MANAGING DIRECTOR OF GOODSTUPH
Pat is the founder of GOODSTUPH, Social Marketing Agency of the Year 2015, and Regional Event Marketing Agency of the Year 2015. Pat’s works have been recognized and featured on leading international publications, including The New York Times, Fast Company, Mashable, Trendhunter and PSFK. Never one to rest on her laurels, Pat has since launched GOOD CHI, an activation agency, as well as THE DAMN GOOD SHOP, an online retail extension to GOODSTUPH.
LEE CHOR LIN, BOARD MEMBER
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, ARTS HOUSE LIMITED
Chor Lin is currently the chief executive officer of Arts House Limited after serving as director of the National Museum of Singapore (NMS) since 2002. In 1986, she was appointed as curator of the Southeast Asian Collection in the National Musuem of Singapore. Chor Lin was instrumental in the development of the Singapore Night Festival in 2008. Chor Lin is also recipient of the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from France in 2009 and in 2012 Cavaliere, Ordine della Stella d’Italia.
MICHAEL LIM, BOARD MEMBER
FOUNDER, SINGAPORE VISUAL EFFECTS AND ANIMATION GROUP
Michael Lim is the founder of the Singapore Visual Effects and Animation Group. He was on the pre-selection committee for the Sydney Film Festival in 2001-2002, and was the producer of the first SIGGRAPH Asia Computer Animation Festival in 2008 held in Singapore. He was formerly the assistant director in the Animation and Digital Arts Department of New York University, Tisch School of the Arts Asia.
REINA LIM, BOARD MEMBER
ASIA PACIFIC FSO CORPORATE SERVICES LEADER, EY SINGAPORE
Reina Lim is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Hong Kong Certified Public Accountants. She is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors and serves on the executive committee of the Singapore Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong). Reina is currently the Asia Pacific FSO Corporate Services Leader at EY Singapore.
WINIFRED LOH, BOARD MEMBER
DIRECTOR, CENTRE FOR NON-PROFIT LEADERSHIP
As Director for the Centre for Non-Profit Leadership (CNPL), Winifred works with Boards, CEO/Executive Directors and senior management teams of local non-profit organisations (NPOs) to deepen their leadership bench strength, identify governance challenges and facilitate organisational transformations for greater social impact. Before becoming a non-profit professional, she spent over 25 years in public-listed companies, holding executive roles in human resources, learning and organization development. In the film arena, she has been a jury member for the Spirituality/Inter-Faith Awards at Film Festivals in Hong Kong, Iran and Bangladesh, and founded the community-led Cana Film Festival, Singapore with 2 editions since 2014.
ROYSTON TAN, BOARD MEMBER
A Temasek Polytechnic graduate, Royston Tan’s films have screened worldwide at film festivals and received over 75 awards. He has made 5 feature- length films and continues to work on short films when the right idea comes along. Tan is one of the most influential filmmakers locally. In 2002, the National Arts Council honoured him with the Young Artist Award. In 2004, Time Magazine cited Tan as one of the ‘Top 20 Asian Heroes’. Tan received the Singapore Youth Award, the highest youth accolade from the National Youth Council, in 2010.
TAN PIN PIN, BOARD MEMBER
Tan Pin Pin is an award-winning director of Singapore GaGa, To Singapore, with Love and Invisible City, and a lawyer by training. Her works have screened at Berlinale, Busan, Flaherty, Vision du Reel and the Lincoln Centre. She has won awards from Cinema du Reel, Taiwan International Documentary Festival and Dubai International Film Festival. Pin Pin was on the Jury at the Busan International Film Festival. She was a board member of the National Archives of Singapore, The Substation, and Centre for the Arts. She is also a co-founding member of filmcommunitysg, an advocacy group for Singapore independent filmmakers.
LYNETTE PANG, BOARD MEMBER
ASSISTANT CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF MARKETING, SINGAPORE TOURISM BOARD
Lynette Pang is the assistant chief executive of marketing at the Singapore Tourism Board. She is the former executive director of the Arts & Entertainment and F1 & Sports departments at STB. She joined the STB in 2003, first as Assistant Director of Entertainment and, subsequently, Assistant Director of Events and Entertainment Cluster Development. Before joining the STB, Lynette worked at major entertainment and new media companies including Warner Bros. Theatrical, Yahoo! Asia and the Singapore Repertory Theatre as well as the advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising.