Tess is the CEO of TalentTrust Singapore and has been actively engaged with NPOs in Asia and the UK since 2004.
Prior to TalentTrust, Tess was Country Manager, Singapore for SimplyGiving.com, an Asian online fundraising platform.
Through this role, she grew close to the charity sector in Singapore, working with locally-registered NPOs, IPCs and their supporters to help grow their online fundraising programmes.
She began her career as a Brand Manager for Bourjois Cosmetics, a Global subsidiary of Chanel, moving to the charity sector only after cutting her teeth in FMCG marketing.
Before moving to Singapore, she was the Global Brand Manager for World Animal Protection (formerly WSPA) a global animal welfare charity, and Marketing Manager at City & Guilds for Business, a start-up commercial wing of the UK charity.
Her interests include marine and animal conservation in UK and Sabah, Borneo and is a keen SCUBA enthusiast.
09 Jun 2017
This session focuses on the success factors for skill-based volunteering and aims to shed light on how such initiatives can be measured for impact maximization to demonstrate value to the stakeholders. Through the discussion, the panel will discuss best practices and successful models of impactful skill-based volunteering.