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Jabez Tan

Founder, Soon Huat Bah Kut Teh

Mr Jabez Tan, spent 12 years in jail for drug and theft related offences. During his imprisonment, he started off as a kitchen dishwasher but soon became the main prison chef and cooked for his inmates. Embracing his passion for cooking, he created a unique bak kut the recipe for his shop, Soon Huat Bak Kut Teh.

Many of the staff in Soon Huat were hard-core criminals. Some were homeless, some had been involved in robbery and theft, whilst others participated in drug trafficking. Yet they share the same goal – to break away from their past destructive lifestyle and start anew. The eatery hopes to give ex-offenders and former drug abusers a new lease of life…

Chris Edwards

Founder, Honeycombers

With a background in marketing and publishing, Chris moved to Singapore and identified a gap in the market in digital lifestyle content. She saw a disconnect between the local culture and the young expat market. To fill this void, she created Honeycombers, a lifestyle publication – with high quality content, targeting both young expats as well as locals, and re-pats.

Eddie Lee

Group CEO, New Union Holding

“From a one-man show that started from home, it grew into an 18-man team in an office in Orchard Road. In 2014, he sold that firm for a seven-figure sum.”

Mr. Eddie Lee is currently the Group CEO of New Union Holding. He is responsible for overseeing the business performance of its offices across Singapore, Taiwan and Cambodia. New Union has grown to be Singapore’s largest debt based online alternative financing platform. Across the Asia region, New Union has funded over SGD 1 billion to businesses.

Himanshu Arora

General Manager, RedBull

If you’d ask any of our workers, who is the executive manager that they’re always looking up and living up to, most likely Emily’s name will surface. Having a vast and…