Explore the outstanding speakers whose contributions were integral to the success of
14th Ageing Asia Innovation Forum (AAIF) 2023.

Ms Low Yen Ling
Minister of State
Ministry of Trade and industry and Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth
Mayor, South West District Member of Parliament, Chua Chu Kang GRC, Republic of Singapore
Dr Päivi Sillanaukee
Special Envoy
for Health and Wellbeing,The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Government of Finland
Ms Yasuko Arase
Deputy Mayor
Fukuoka City, Government of Japan
Dr Maliki
Acting Deputy Minister for
Population and Labour Affairs
Ministry of National Development Planning Agency, Government of Indonesia
Dr The Honourable Lam Ching-choi SBS, JP,
Member of the Executive Council, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region,
The People’s Republic of China, CEO, Haven of Hope Christian Service, Hong Kong SAR China
Dr Mary Ann Tsao
Chairwoman, Tsao Family Office
Chairwoman & Founding Director, Tsao Foundation, Singapore
Tsao Foundation, Singapore
Dr Jun Sasaki
Founder & Chairman
Yushoukai Medical Corporation, Japan
Prof Tai Yong Tan
Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore
Prof Robbie Goh
Chairwoman, Tsao Family Office
Chairwoman & Founding Director, Tsao Foundation, Singapore
Tsao Foundation, Singapore
Dr Kelvin Tan
Head of Programme,
Applied Ageing Studies, Snr Lecturer & Mentor/Domain Expert, Gerontology and Innovation Programmes,
Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore
A/Prof Carol Ma
Head of Gerontology Programme, Snr Fellow, Centre for Experiential Learning
Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore
Dr Jennifer Lee
Programme Advisory Committee, Gerontology Programmes
Singapore University of Social Sciences, Former Chairperson, Agency for Integrated Care, Singapore
Ms Yvonne Kong
Student PhD in Gerontology
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Mr Kenneth Wong
Master of Gerontology Alumni
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Mr Johny Agotnes
Chief Information Officer
Bolton Clarke, Australia
Mr Takayuki Maeda
Chief Executive Officer
DAYS BLG! and 100 BLG!, Japan
Mdm Low Mui Lang
Executive Director
The Salvation Army Peacehaven
Ms Julianne Parkinson
Chief Executive Officer
Global Center for Modern Ageing, Australia
Mr Nathaniel Farouz
GM Senior Living Keppel,


Mr Galen Gan
Chief Executive Officer
Pavilions, Blackburn Lake, Australia
Mr Weng Keong Chew
Physiotherapist and Clubhouse Manager
ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Dr Leong Hoe Nam
Infectious Disease Specialist Rophi Clinic
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore


Dr Carol Tan Yean Eng
Geriatrician The Good Life Medical Center
Mount Alvernia Hospital, Singapore
Mr Takeshi Haeno
Partner, Monitor Deloitte Strategy, Healthcare Strategy
Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC. Japan
Mr ArthurKoumoukelis
Partner, Thomsom Geer,
A/Prof Dr Lillian Hung
Canada Research Chair in Senior Care
University of British Colombia, School of Nursing, Canada
Ms Janice Chia
Founder & Managing Director, Singapore
Ageing Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore
Mr Albert Tsui

Executive Director
Advocacy & Policy Divison, Singapore Business Federation
Dr Carmen Ng
Director, Hong Kong SAR China
Social and Elderly Wellness Director, Hong Kong Housing Society, Hong Kong SAR
Mr Sng Hock Lin
Chief, Silver Generation Office,
Agency for Integrated Care, Singapore
Ms Stephanie Law
Managing Director
Culture Homes and Forward Living, Hong Kong SAR China
Mr Ardi S.Hardjoe
Chief Executive Officer
Ang Mo Kio – Thye Hwa Kwan Hospital, Singapore
A/Prof Kenny Tan
Chief Executive Officer
St Luke’s Eldercare Ltd, Singapore
Ms Karen Lee
Chief Executive Officer
HCA Hospice
Mrs Noor Quek
Founder & CEO
NQ International Pte Ltd
Co-Founder and Past-President, Breast Cancer Foundation, Singapore
Ms Julie Ockerby
Principal Creative Director
Meli Studio, Australia
Ms Ada Cheng
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Home Nursing Foundation, Australia
Mr Takehito Tokuda
DFC Partners, Japan
Mr Yukio Wada
Director & General Manager
Daiki Enzeru Help Co Ltd, Japan
Mr Tadasuke Kato
Aoi Care, Japan
Mr TadamichiShimogawara
Silverwood Co.Ltd, Japan
Dr William Wan
General Secretary
Singapore Kindness Movement, Singapore
Ms Angjolie Mei
The Life Celebrant, Singapore
Mr Peter Sarasyn
Chief Executive Officer
Moments Furniture, Belgium
Mr Yip Yew Chong
Mrs Pauline Ong
Active Ageing Ambassador
ASPIRE 55, Singapore
Mr Abdul Hamid Abdullah
Founding Member
Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP), Singapore
Mr Bernard Koh
Physiotherapist and
Specialist Trainer for Seniors
ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Mr Chen Tian Jie
Specialist Trainer for Seniors Physiotherapist, ActiveX Physio
ASPIREE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Mr Micheal Voges
Executive Director
Association of Retirement Communities Operators (ARCO), UK
Prof Lynne Corner
VOICE & COO, UK National Innovation Center for Ageing,
Ms Hye June Park
The Aspen Tree Corporation Limited (a subsidiary of MQDC), Thailand
Dr GengpongTangaroonsanti
Chief Executive Officer
Chersery Home International & The Senizens in Thailand
Dr Jennie Hewitt
University of Sydney – University Center for Rural Health, Australia
Mr Yasuki Kume
Deputy CEO of
Nursing Care & Senior Business, Senior Vice President Sompo Holdings Inc
Director Sompo Care Inc, Japan
Dr Ang Beng Chong
Ophthalmologist, Founding Partner and Senior Consultant
Eye & Retina Surgeons, Singapore
Dr Chin Shou King
Clinical Director
T32 Dental Group
Dr Tuire Karaharju – Huisman
Physiotherapist and Exercise Physiologist
HUR, Australia
Mr Jeremy Soh
Investment Associate
Qualgro Partners, Singapore
Dr Mary Lim
Deputy CEO of Asia Pacific
Envisionary Life Co.
Mr Edwin Chew
Chief Digital Strategy Officer
Innovation and Digitalisation Division
Agency for Integrated Care (AIC)
Mrs Patricia Lau
Chief Executive Officer
Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Limited (SKHWC), Hong Kong SAR China
Mr Stephen Chan
Care Services, Dementia Singapore
Mr Stephen Besci
Chief Executive Officer
Apollo Care, Australia
Mr Tom Symondson
Aged & Community Care Providers Association
Ms Anissa Margono
Business Development Executive
Hublet Ltd, Finland
Mr Philip Heng Chun Hwee
Atlas Care
Ms Lauren Todorovic
CEO & Founder
Carepage and HelloCare Magazine, Australia
Mr Geoff Shaw
Principal & Practice Director
Marchese Partners & Life3A, Australia
AProf Tan Boon Yeow
St Luke’s Hospital, Singapore
Mr Daniel Lim
Enable Asia, Singapore
A/Prof Lee Kheng Hock
Senior Consultant
Deputy CEO (Education and Community Partnerships)
SingHealth Community Hospitals, Singapore
Mr Adrian Tan
SG Assist, Singapore
Dr Ng Wai Chong
NWC Longevity Practice, Singapore
A/Prof Laura Tay
Senior Consultant
and Head of Department, Geriatric Medicine
Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore
Ms Karen Wee
Executive Director
Lions Befrienders Service Association
Ms Meria Heikela
Business Finland London
Mr Timothy Ma
Founding Executive Director
Senior Citizen Home Safety Association, HK SAR
Mr John Collyns
Retirement Villages Association, New Zealand
Mr Kelvin Lim
Chief of Grants Division
Agency for Integrated Care (AIC), Singapore
Mr Daniel Gannon
Executive Director
Retirement Living
Property Council of Australia
Mr Daniel Teo
Managing Director & Chairman Director
Hong How Group, Tong Eng Group
Mrs Benita Lindström
Consul and Deputy
Head of Mission
Embassy of Finland, Singapore
Mr Kevin Yu
Founding Partner
Ms Rita Wang
Board Member
One Farrer Hotel
Mr Samuel Harris
Public Sector Startup Lead APJ
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Mr Then Siao-Loon
Head of Sales
Ascom Asia
Ms Eunice Frances Chan
Master of Gerontology Student
Dr Rakesh Lalchandan
Haleon Medical Affairs
Principal Scientist
Haleon Singapore Pte Ltd
Ms Natalie Ng Zi Yan
& Special Care Nutrition Consultant
Nicolo Lombi
Sales Area Manager APAC
Technogym, Singapore
Dr Ethan Lim

Medical Director
Fullerton Health, Singapore
Ms Lee Sin Yi
President, Singapore Physiotherapy Association
Principal Physiotherapist and Head, Day Rehabilitation Centre St Hilda’s Community Services
Chen Chin Foo
Senior Manager
Caregiving and Community Mental Health Division of Agency for Integrated Care (AIC), Singapore
A/Prof Dr Yee Sien Ng
Senior Consultant
Singapore General Hospital and Sengkang Hospital, Singapore
Dr Hock Woon Chiang
Founder CEO, MindVibes Pte. Ltd. ActiveHealth Architect (SportSG), Advisory Committee
Exercise Is Medicine Singapore (Changi Hospital), Health District Project (NUHS) Steering Committee,
Mr Jeffrey Wang
Vue Reality Labs – The Digital Institute, Singapore
Mr Lars Koffman
Product Manager – Digital Spec
Mr Bernard Wan
Senior Manager and Head of Act
St Luke’s ElderCare (SLEC)
Professor Ying-Shao Hsu
Chair Professor
National Taiwan Normal University
Prof JussiPihlajamäki
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Eastern Finland
Ms Lena Smeds-Furu
Chief Operating Officer
Mr Gunnar Hansen
Chief Product Officer
Empathic Building Hospital
Ms Toini Harra
Principal Lecturer
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Ms Li Lian Ng
Co – Founder and Managing Director
Tetsuyu Healthcare Holdings,
Ms Shih Han
PhD Student
Product Researcher, NUWA Robotics
National Taiwan University
Mr James Lim
CEO, Asia Pacific
Helpling, Singapore
Mr Alex Mitchell
Programme Manager
VOICE & Strategic Partnerships
UK National Innovation Centre for Ageing, the United Kingdom
Ms Sarah Nolan
Programme Manager
UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA)

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