Mr. Samuel Ng Beng Teck
Chief Executive Officer, Montfort Care
Aveteran in social work for more than two decades, Samuel is relentless in observing the changing needs of the Singapore society and those in pain and in need continue to move him. Samuel first founded the Marine Parade Family Service Centre and within the first ten years, @27 Family Service Centre, Me-to-You cyber-counselling, GoodLife! and YAH! (Young at Heart) for seniors followed in succession. Under Samuel’s leadership, the group was one of the two agencies awarded to operate Singapore’s first Child Protection Specialist Centre and the group of programmes was branded as Montfort Care in Year 2013. Montfort Care is a network of programmes committed to improving the lives of individuals, families and the community facing transitional challenges. It spans across children, youths, families and the elderly.
Apart from his full time work in Montfort Care, Samuel is actively involved in several community programmes and engagements which include: District Councilor with South East Community Development Council (Chairman of the Active Ageing Committee), management committee member of three Nursing Homes under the Catholic Welfare Services, member of the Panel of Assessors (Casino Exclusion Order) with the National Council on Problem Gambling, member of the Advisory Panel for Social Work with the SIM University and member of the Pioneer Generation Package Task Force. Most notable, Samuel’s strong presence in the media has enabled him to advocate for both the social work profession and the underprivileged. Samuel has been a regular guest speaker on the TV talk show programme from 2003-2010. He is currently hosting a weekly radio talk show programme and is a column writer for Lainhe Wanbao. He is also a feature speaker at the weekly online talk show by the Singapore Press Holdings.
Samuel graduated from the National University of Singapore (BA Hons) in 1991 with majors in Social Work and Chinese Studies. He obtained a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Singapore Institute of Management in 1996.
Samuel was awarded the Outstanding Social Worker Award in 2001 and in Year 2010, he was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) by the President of Singapore.