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Secretary General

Evan Yah

As Secretary General at SGDCC, Evan supports the needs of the board and is responsible for giving direction and clarity to the organisation’s strategic and policy development. His role in communications and administration ensures the smooth functioning of the committee and its meetings.

With a background in banking & finance, Evan is the Vice President for the Transaction Banking Department at Bank of China in its Singapore branch, where he built an extensive network of large Chinese conglomerates, MNCs, listed companies and fund management entities during his time at the bank.

Prior to joining SGDCC, he took on the role of National Secretary General at JCI Singapore, where he was in-charge of the overall operations and communications between 4 local chapters that represented over 100 members. In 2017, he was the National Honorary Treasurer of JCI Singapore, where he managed the finances, ensured the transparency and solvency of this non-profit organisation. Later on in 2018, he became President in one JCI’s City chapter. Under his leadership, JCI City organised projects such as “Ten Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) Award” and a major TCM Charity Banquet that raised over S$385,000 for Sian Chay Medical Institution.