Chuan Wee Meng
Wee Meng is the CEO of SIMC.
He is an experienced General Counsel of almost 30 years working in Beijing, Hong Kong and Singapore. He has advised senior leadership of MNCs as lead counsel on legal and regulatory issues arising out of doing business in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Japan, Korea, ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand.
As an active board member of US-China JVs, he has managed a wide range of emerging market risks with international best practices. He believes the high risk/high potential Asia Pacific markets require a robust management practice that balances creativity with integrity to ensure sustainable business growth.
Leveraging his deep regional experience, he is currently leading SIMC to promote mediation to resolve complex, commercial cross-border disputes in Asia Pacific
Teh Joo Lin
Joo Lin is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer.
He was previously from the Ministry of Law, where he was part of the team involved in projects such as the Mediation Act 2017, the Singapore Infrastructure Dispute-Management Protocol and UNCITRAL Working Group II, which culminated in the Singapore Convention on Mediation. As a policy adviser at the Ministry, Joo Lin also worked with policy teams on law reform in wide-ranging areas such as legal industry, land and intellectual property. He had also served as a Justices’ Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Singapore.
Joo Lin has background in both the legal and communications sectors.
Rheann is the Assistant Registrar of SIMC. She oversees the registry and coordinates with parties, counsel and mediators on case administration. Rheann also co-leads SIMC’s internal communications pillar, and supports the Centre’s international capacity building efforts and digital marketing strategy.
Rheann is a strong advocate of mediation as she believes in non-contentious dispute resolution as there will always be an underlying reason for any action taken. Before joining SIMC, Rheann was part of a pioneer mediation department at a healthcare institution.
When she is not administering cases, she is teaching aikido, throwing people on the mats or smashing weights at the gym. You may also find her enjoying a glass of good old fashioned from time to time.
“A sword never kills anybody; it is a tool in the killer’s hand” – Seneca
Zhuomin heads SIMC’s communications strategy, and is responsible for the Centre’s branding and marketing initiatives in Singapore and across Asia.
Zhuomin also manages SIMC’s international partnerships portfolio, which promotes mediation as an amicable solution for cross-border disputes.
Before life at SIMC, Zhuomin worked in journalism for over six years, with a focus on business continuity, sustainability and climate change in Southeast Asia and Greater China.
Zhuomin holds a double Masters’ degree in Global Media & Communications from the London School of Economics and Fudan University.
Wenny is the Centre Manager for International Partnerships and oversees SIMC’s business development strategy and case management in China.
Wenny holds an LLM in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from the City University of Hong Kong and an LLB degree (major in International Economics Law) from the East China University of Political Science and Law. She also holds a Fellowship of Chartered Institute of Arbitrator (FCIArb).
Before joining SIMC, Wenny worked for a leading international arbitral institution and previously worked as legal counsel in several Fortune 500 companies. Wenny is experienced in international dispute resolution (including arbitration and mediation).
She has served as counsel in several arbitrations with institutions such as HKIAC, SHIAC and CIETAC. She also has experience in international mediation cases.
Jiyun Grace Moon
As the Centre Manager for Learning and Development, Jiyun focuses on mediation trainings and business development in Korea and India.
Jiyun holds an LL.M. in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University, specialising in Mediation. She also holds a B.A. in Management and LL.B. in International Law from Handong University. She is fluent in English, Korean and Urdu (Hindi).
Prior to joining SIMC, Jiyun worked at prominent dispute resolution centres in Seoul and Los Angeles. She has mediated cases in California as a court mediator, and externed for a leading mediator in Los Angeles.
Jiyun believes that mediation brings peace to parties from diverse backgrounds. She is interested in cross-cultural and multi-lingual mediation, psychology of conflict, and creative problem-solving.
Diana is the Centre Manager for Human Resources & Admin. She manages employee relations and recruitment, and supports the Centre’s international capacity building efforts.
Prior to joining SIMC, Diana spent 20 years at Singapore Airlines, of which 11 were spent in Human Resources.
Diana speaks English and Bahasa Melayu.