The Team - The Chain Reaction Project

The Team

  • Tingjun Zhang

    Co-founder & Director
    A former National Netball player for Singapore, Ting’s unique background led her to contemplate the possibility of using sports as a medium to make a greater impact on society through her work with TCRP. Ting currently serves as a Council Member at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA), and is a frequent contributor and moderator at forums, roundtables and discussions with global participants for organizations such as UN Women, Philanthropy in Asia, and the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre. Trained as a broadcast journalist and news producer with Channel NewsAsia, Ting holds a B.A. degree in Psychology.
    www.zhangtingjun.com

  • Alexandra Toh

    Co-founder & Director
    Alex is a popular spinning instructor and has been an inspiration of fitness to many. Taiwanese by birth, Singaporean by nationality and Filipino at heart, Alex has a passion for cycling and photography. Alex sees The Chain Reaction Project as a ‘pay it forward’ movement, to help people in small but significant ways, causing a butterfly effect or chain reaction through her generation. Alex who holds a B.A. in International Business, aims to reach this new audience for charity through harnessing the power of the media and social networking.

  • Christina Liew

    General Manager
    Christina Liew has more than 15 years of global experience in a diverse spectrum of marketing communications, public relations, and business development roles. Her professional background includes work in corporate social responsibility, private-public partnerships and philanthropic initiatives for Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit organizations. She has also worked as part of the MBA admissions team at INSEAD Business School.

    Christina is an Executive Committee Member of UN Women Singapore, working under the United Nations mandate to educate, advocate and raise funds on behalf of women worldwide. She was also a founding executive committee member and past Honorable Secretary of Aidha, an NGO that empowers migrant women. Christina holds a B.A. in English Literature, B.S. in Film Studies and M.S. in Communication-Public Relations from Boston University. Hailing from Boston, she has resided in Singapore since 2005.

  • Yanjun Zhang

    Branding & Communications Manager
    Yanjun spent the last 5 years with branding consultancy firm, The Brand Union. As a Senior Client and Marketing Manager, she was responsible for leading local as well as MNC accounts ranging from FMCG to Financial Services, helping to create strategic and design solutions for her clients.

    With this experience and having been involved since the inception of TCRP as a past Catalyst and friend to Team TCRP, she is keen to bring her skills and enthusiasm to the non-profit sector and help support TCRP in its efforts to inspire catalysts for change.

Partners

  • Lynn Phang

    Company Secretary
    Lynn is a practicing Certified Public Accountant and an Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax).  She co-founded Ardent, a CPA and business advisory firm.  Inspired by the initiatives of The Chain Reaction Project and the passion of its founders, Lynn took up the role of TCRP’s Company Secretary to assist the Non-Profit Organization in its corporate compliance.  Lynn believes that the founders of TCRP are an inspiration to others and that TCRP can be used as a platform by people who want to make a difference.

  • Bravo Company

    Branding & Marketing
    Bravo Company is a creatively led, independent design studio based in Singapore. We work with a variety of individuals and organisations to deliver considered and engaging design. We specialise in identity & brand development, printed and web communications & art direction. Since our inception in 2010, Bravo Company has created numerous memorable branding projects which has been loved and featured in many international design books and websites.
    http://bravo-company.info

  • Winston Wong

    Legal Counsel
    Winston is the founder and director of Flint & Battery LLC, a boutique Singapore law firm specialising in corporate/commercial transactions, private equity, capital markets, technology businesses and private clients. Flint & Battery works with specialist law firms in Singapore and throughout Asia and the Pacific and focuses on delivering legal advisory with an emphasis on industry-applicability. Winston has a special interest in sports and had served on the executive committee and chairman of the audit committee of Netball Singapore. Winston believes in the potential of sport as a partner of social responsibility and that TCRP will be a forerunner and lead the way in creating progress and advancement.

  • Timothy Tan

    Travel Agent
    Tim discovered adventure travel quite by accident and went on to found Eco Adventures in 1997. Tim sees travel as a way of heightening awareness and understanding of cultural and natural environments, and humanitarian conditions in the places we visit. His favourite mode of travel is thus by bicycle having cycled the Alaska and Karakoram highways and numerous other destinations in Southeast Asia.

  • Pettycache

    Webmaster
    Pettycache is a digital design and development studio, founded specifically to tackle the increasingly integrated and web design challenges in the fast-changing online space. Every member at Pettycache is digitally bilingual, speaking the language of code and design. Tinkering with web technologies to make websites work elegantly is part of their craft that often goes unseen. Pettycache strongly believes that TCRP is a platform powered by people who are determined to make a difference.
    http://facebook.com/ptcache

  • Key Power International

    Gear & Apparel Sponsor
    Key Power International is a Singapore based company established in 2006, for the distribution of cycling, running and triathlon apparel.

    Founded by avid runners and triathletes, Key Power International aims to equip aspiring and elite athletes with the best possible gear and apparel for all their training and racing needs.
    http://www.keypowerintl.com.sg/

Strategic Advisors

  • Michael Tay

    Strategic Advisor
    Executive Director of The Hour Glass Limited, Michael Tay is also an avid cyclist and strategic advisor to The Chain Reaction Project.  Mike currently serves on the board of the Singapore Tyler Print Institute and Mercy Relief, an international humanitarian development and relief organization located in Singapore.  Mike graduated from Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom with a First Class (Honours) in Business and International Management.

  • Anina Boshoff

    Co- founder & Legal Advisor
    A lawyer by profession, Anina spent a significant portion of her life living in Singapore, before moving back to her homecountry of South Africa in 2009. She has long had a love for the outdoors and a heart for the challenges faced by rural women and girls, particularly in developing countries. She considers TCRP a powerful platform to convince more people, regardless of their level of fitness, to take up physically and mentally challenging initiatives to improve the lives of the less fortunate. Anina currently serves as Director of Banking and Finance at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc. in South Africa.

  • Jasmine Wong

    Co-founder & Director
    JASMINE WONG is a sports physiotherapist who in her latest incarnation is gaining new experience as a public servant in the Singapore Government. An avid ultra-marathoner, Jasmine has completed races all over the world, including running across Chile’s Atacama Desert, the Mongolian steppes and the mountains of South Korea and Australia.  She has used some of these races to raise funds for several charities. Beyond ultra-marathons, she has also participated in several community development and crisis response projects in Tibet, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. These cross-cultural encounters and journeys of self-discovery have deeply enriched her life. Through TCRP, she hopes to inspire everyday people to make a difference in the world around them.