Skillseed is privileged to be led by an impressive board of mentors who help to oversee its development. 



Lai Cheng is Senior Advisor to Singapore Management University’s Institute for Societal Leadership and a Director of the Principals’ Academy, Inc. (Singapore). She has extensive experience in the Singapore Education System, having been the Principal of several Singapore institutions - including Raffles Institution, the oldest and most prestigious school in Singapore - and key roles in corporate communications and curriculum planning and development at the Education Ministry’s headquarters. Lai Cheng is currently also an advisory board member of the African Leadership Academy in South Africa and advisor to the LEAF Foundation in Slovakia. She was conferred the Chevalier Dans L’ Ordre Des Palmes Academiques by the French Education Minister on 26 April 2012 for her key role in advancing educational collaboration and initiatives between France and Singapore.



Most well-known as a former Principal of Raffles Girls’ School, one of the top girls' schools in Singapore, Carmee is currently an ardent advocate of creative childhood education. She is the founder of two enterprises: Jumpstart Kidsports Pte Ltd and Aoede Music™ Enterprise. Carmee is currently a Steering Committee Member of the SEA games, Singapore 2015, a Senior Inspector of Schools with the Ministry of Education, Singapore, and the first Executive Director of the Academy of Principals AP, where she was instrumental in setting up the Principals Academy Inc, a Joint Venture with EDB, as the business arm of the Academy of Principals.



Currently an Associate Professor in Shantou University Business School, Dennis is an Editor of the Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability; and is the Regional Chairman (Asia) for the International Quality Education Foundation (IQEF). He teaches Non-Profit Organisation Management; International Business; and International Strategic Management and serves as faculty advisor to STU Enactus. His passion lies in Social Enterprise Development and he is an expert in consumer behaviour in China, having served as a consultant with the China International Centre for Economic and Technical Exchanges (CICETE). He was a former Campus Director with Boxhill Institute Singapore (BHIS) and was the Regional Vice President, Asia, for Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE), now known as ENACTUS. He also served as Deputy Executive Director at Singapore International Foundation (SIF) and as a Board member of the YMCA of Singapore.




Wei Ling has over 23 years in the international financial services industry spanning private banking, investment management, investment banking & asset management in senior management spearheading key Singapore & Global businesses & risk, governance & regulator functions of major Tier 1 financial institutions. She has a strong track record of success with an entrepreneurial flair for banking business & leads by example on adapting industry best practice on risk, governance & compliance on marking new business development. Recognised as an industry all-rounder, she advises Founders & Chief Executives of Listed Companies & Private enterprises & family groups/individuals. A Global Private Banking Industry (Private Banking International) Outstanding Award winner,  she also serves as a member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore Private Banking Industry Group. A societal leadership contributor, she also sits as Advisory Board Member of the USA Ivy League Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth, as Chairman of the Investment Committee & Advisor to the Governing Board of the Foundation of Rotary Clubs in Singapore, as Past President of the Rotary Club of Singapore East, Founder & Chair of the RCSE Education Bursary Fund. Wei Ling is Alumnus of Goldman Sachs, Harvard Law School & Raffles Junior College.