Ms. Yau Su Peng
Ms. Yau Su Peng currently holds the positions of Director, Retail Marketing at Berjaya Corporation Berhad and oversees the Borders, RadioShack, Krispy Kreme, BCard and B Channel businesses. Ms. Yau has a wealth of experience in retail, financial payments, law, marketing and communications from both the government and private sectors.
Ms. Yau was appointed to the Board in November 2012 and served as Alternate Director to YBhg. Dato’ Sri Robin Tan Yeong Ching from 25 April 2012 to 23 November 2012.
She joined the Berjaya group from MasterCard Worldwide, where she was Vice President of Marketing and Sales. She was responsible for developing the marketing and corporate communications strategy and building the MasterCard brand in Malaysia. In her six years with MasterCard, Ms. Yau led on a number of key corporate accounts and strengthened MasterCard’s market share and brand presence in Malaysia especially within the premium customer segment in the area of retail and cross-border payments with partnerships with tourism and retail industry authorities.
She qualified as a lawyer from the University of Melbourne, and originally practiced law in both Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur. In the 1990s, while completing her Masters of Laws degree, Ms. Yau worked with the Government of Victoria on attracting international trade and investment into the state. In 1997, she returned to Malaysia and held several roles within the banking industry in change management, corporate affairs and branding. Subsequently, she became the Senior General Manager of Strategic Communications for Alliance Bank, building the brand from a merger of 7 Malaysian banks in 2000.
Mr Allan Norton
General Manager, Informatics Education Ltd & NCC Education Ltd
Allan has been the General Manager of Informatics Education since August 2017 and UK based global awarding body NCC Education since May 2016, having previously worked in an advisory role to the Informatics Education group. He has over 27 years working experience in a vast array of industries including Education, in particular IT and automation, in Finance and Sales functions, at both Asia-Pacific regional and global levels.
He has founded start-ups in ERP software and consulting operations as well as online business platforms, in addition to roles as Asia Regional Controller and Director Sales Operations in the 3rd largest listed ERP software company in the world Lawson Software (later Infor). Prior to Lawson Software, he spent 13 years with the Invensys group, a diversified controls and automation organisation, holding regional positions both in Australia and Asia, before finally settling in Singapore. Allan co-founded with his wife Sharon, Mothers en Vogue, an international SME that designs, develops and distributes a proprietary range of maternity and nursing apparel.
Allan is presently supporting a social enterprise that works with young aspiring entrepreneurial Baristas, with the purpose to mentor and encourage talent young individuals to break through the corporate barriers to establish their own coffee business. He is also Vice Chairman and formerly Academy Representative in the Sporting Parents Network at the Singapore Sports School. He holds several non-executive Director positions across various Singapore based businesses.
Allan has called Singapore home since 1998 and is married with two teenage children. He is a CPA and has a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from Monash University.
He is an avid cyclist and runner and has completed in many triathlon and Ironman events. In his more youthful sporting days, he played Australian Rules Football both in Australia and Singapore.