Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Dialogue
Ms Porsche Poh
Executive Director, Silver Ribbon (Singapore)
Speaker's profile

Ms Porsche Poh currently serves as the Executive Director of Silver Ribbon (Singapore). She also holds several other portfolios, namely, Social Service Fellow, Advisory Committee Member on Peer Representation in Singapore, Member of The Leadership Selection Panel, and Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College.

She has previously served as the Board Member (2010 – 2012), Regional Vice President (Asia Pacific) (2012 – 2015) and Corporate Secretary (2015 – 2017) of the World Federation for Mental Health and presented on mental health promotion and advocacy locally and overseas, including the 5th Southeast Asian Studies Symposium @ University of Oxford, the Cambridge University Southeast Asian Forum, and the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, United States.

To promote mental health literacy, she has launched 4 publications including Mental Health Revolution – Making Things Happen (2011), Mental Health Matters: Handbook for Grassroots Leaders (2015), Mind: Your Business (2015) and Get Started: Investing in Mental Health @ Workplace (2017).

For her contribution in mental health promotion and advocacy, she has received a list of awards including The Outstanding Young Persons of Singapore (TOYP) Award from the Junior Chamber International (2008), Community of Practice Mental Health Champion from the Social Service Training Institute (2013), Singapore Woman Award (2013), and Social Service Fellowship Award from National Council of Social Service (2016).

Programme Details

Track : Keynote Dialogue
Day 1, 30 January 2019
9.20am – 10.00am
Topic : The Recovery Perspectives