Irene is the Head for Enterprise Risk Management, Ascendas Pte Ltd. She is responsible for developing and implementing an enterprise-wide risk management strategy. Prior to this she was Group Manager for Enterprise risk for WBL Ltd.
Voluntary Appointment within BCM Institute
Prior to joining Wearnes, she was Director of Risk Management Systems on Silicon Manufacturing Co. She was responsible for driving and deploying Business Continuity Management within the organization. As the company's overall Business Continuity Planner, she works across the various departmental units to coordinate risk assessments and impact analysis. She is also responsible for the testing and exercising of business continuity plans. SSMC was the 1st company in Singapore to be certified to SPRING BCM Standards in Dec 2004. She is also the Company’s Export Control Officer, ensuring that proper export control procedures are complied with.
- Bachelor of Business Administration in Banking and Finance from Nanyang Technological University
- Master of Science in Chemistry from National University of Singapore.
2006 Awarded Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), DRI International, USA
Presentations and Publications
DRI Asia 2005 – BCM in a Manufacturing Environment