SkillsFuture Fellowships

SkillsFuture Fellowships

Singapore's highest skills award

Presented by the President of the Republic of Singapore, the SkillsFuture Fellowships honour individuals as masters of skills and mentors of future talent, with a monetary award of $10,000 to support their continued journey towards skills mastery.

Here is the list* of recipients of the SkillsFuture Fellowships 2018.
*arranged in alphabetical order (not in order of merit) 

 S/N      Name      Designation and Company 
 1  Abdul Jalil Bin Idros (Mr)   Senior Engineer, YTL PowerSeraya Pte. Limited.
 2  Ang Kian Hua (Mr)  Master Craftsman, Makino Asia Pte Ltd.
 3  Chai Boon Keong, Raven (Mr)  Founder and Principal Consultant, UX Consulting Pte Ltd.
 4  Chua Mui Hon, Elsie (Ms)  Principal, Living Sanctuary Kindergarten.
 5  Chua Sau-Yin, Bernadette (Ms)  Director, Dream Catalyst Pte Ltd.
 6  Goh Pek Hong (Ms)  Senior Bus Captain, SBS Transit Ltd.
 7  Ho Nai Chuen, Charles (Mr)  Managing Director, On Cheong Company Pte Ltd.
 8  Jumari Bin Semin (Mr)  Master Technical Specialist, SBS Transit Ltd
 9  Kea Yuen Cheo, Jimmy (Mr)   Baker Technical Assistance and Demonstrator, Lesaffre Pte Ltd.
 10  Khoo Song Beng, Gwern (Mr)  Founder, A Noodle Story.
 11  Koo Teck Chye (Mr)   Compliance Officer, ST Engineering – Electronics, (Satcom & Sensor Systems) Pte Ltd.
 12  Lee Chin Lye, Clayton (Mr)   Director and Senior Arborist, Arborleaf Pte Ltd.
 13  Lim Hoe Meng, Ryan (Mr)  Principal Consultant and Founding Partner, QED Consulting Pte Ltd.
 14  Loo Kian Tien (Ms)  Restaurant Manager, Ramada and Days Hotels Singapore at Zhongshan Park
 15  Low Chee Siong, Edwin (Mr)   Co-founder and Designer, Supermama Store Pte Ltd.
 16  Moey Khuin, Bernard (Mr)  Concert Piano and Pipe Organ Tuner, The Esplanade Co Ltd.
 17  Nachamma Sockalingam (Dr)  Assistant Director, Learning Sciences Lab, Singapore University of Technology and Design
 18  Nagalinggam Thamarai (Ms)  Senior Cluster Quality Manager, NTUC First Campus Co-operative Limited.
 19  Neo Kay Choon, Colin (Mr)   Taxi Hirer, TIBS/SMRT Taxis Pte Ltd. 
 20  Rahmatunnisha Bti Mohamed Abdul Karim (Ms)   Supervisor, Horsburgh Integrated Services Pte Ltd. 
 21  Seow Yee Ling, Mavis (Ms)  Deputy Head, Psychology/Principal Clinical Psychologist, Institute of Mental Health.
 22  Sharifah Masturah Binte Syed Muhammad Shahab (Ms)   Senior Programme Lead and Associate Trainer, Rainbow Centre-Yishun Park School.
 23  Sia Choon Beng (Dr)  Technical Consultant and Applications Manager, FormFactor Inc. 
 24  Sim Kok Leong, Steven (Mr)  Senior Manager (IT Security), PSA Corporation Limited.
 25  Sofyan Bin Sahrom (Mr)  Strength and Conditioning (S&C) Specialist and PhD Candidate, Edith Cowan University.
 26  Tay Liang Chang, Philip (Captain)   Chief Executive Officer, Apex Ship Management Pte Ltd.
 27  Wang Ee Jen, Wilson (Assoc Prof)  Head, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University Health System Chairman,
 Residency Advisory Committee for Orthopaedic Surgery, MOH. 
 28  Yap Choon Pian, Matthew (Dr)  Managing Director, Ashtree International Pte Ltd
 29  Yee Fook Cheong (Dr)  Associate Professor of Engineering, Singapore Institute of Technology


Read more about our 2017 SkillsFuture Fellows here.


The SkillsFuture Fellowships are open to all Singapore Citizens with at least 10 years of working experience in the same (or related) industry or job function.

Judging process

All applications/nominations will be evaluated by a panel of judges comprising senior representatives from the industry, unions, and the government.

The judging panel will look for applicants/nominees who exhibit:

  • Deep skills in relevant areas of their professional and technical expertise;
  • A strong personal commitment to lifelong learning and mastery of domain, with plans to continue their pursuit of skills mastery;
  • Significant contribution to the skills development of others as an active advocate for lifelong learning.

Award ceremony

As the Patron of the SkillsFuture Fellowships, the President of the Republic of Singapore will honour the recipients at an award ceremony, recognising them as SkillsFuture Fellows – masters of their domains and shapers of Singapore’s future.

How to apply

Applications are closed now. 

For further enquiries, please contact SNEF, the appointed Programme Manager for SkillsFuture Fellowship, at