Our tEAM


board Members

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VENERABLE BEN WEN
PRESIDENT

Experiences

  • Born in year 1964

  • Diploma in Business Admin

  • Warehouse Supervisor

  • Studied Lamrim since 2003, became Class Monitor of Buddhist Study Group and subsequently ordained

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VENERABLE XIAN HAO
VICE PRESIDENT

Experiences

  • Born in year 1965

  • Graduated from Malaysian Buddhist Institute in 1990, Ordained by Venerable Ji Ci

  • Studied Lamrim since 1992

  • Secretary – Mr. Lim Tiong Boon

  • Assistant Secretary – Ms. Tay Siew Yee

  •  2nd Assistant Secretary – Mr. Lin Tiong Meng

  • Treasurer  – Mr. Ho See Hwee

  • Assistant Treasurer – Mr. Hsu Chong Tien

  • 2nd Assistant Treasurer – Ms. Mau Sze Yin

  • General Affairs Officer – Mr. Lim Jue Meng

  • Assistant General Affairs Officer – Mr. Tan Ah Hee

  • Board Member – Mr. Loh Siew Kok

  • Committee Member – Mr. Teo Seng



Management Team

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Dr Oh Kheng Ho
Managing Committee - DEPUTY CEO

Experiences

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 2014

  • Involved in information and knowledge management research work

  • Graduated from National University of Singapore – Doctorate in Physics

  • Born in year 1960

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Simon Quek
Managing Committee - DEPUTY CEO 

Experiences

  • Head of Society Care Unit in 2015

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 2011

  • Currently Deputy CEO and Acting GM of Local Company

  • Graduated from Nanyang Technological University – Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering; Masters in Business Administration

  • Born in year 1966

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Lim Peng Ching
Managing Committee - DEPUTY CEO

Experiences

  • North Region District Chief since 2016

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 2011

  • Purchaser, Contract and Administration area of work

  • Graduated in Nanyang Technological University – Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Born in year 1972

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Jereme Wong
Managing Committee
Committee Member

Experiences

  • Head of Media since 2015

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 2011

  • Director of Online Marketing Firm

  • Graduated in National University of Singapore – Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering

  • Born in year 1976

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Kwang Ming Chian
Secretary-General

Experiences

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 2014

  • In-Charge of Engineering Projects

  • Graduated in National University of Singapore – Bachelor’s Degree in Physics

  • Born in year 1960

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Peh May Lan
Deputy Secretary-General

Experiences

  • Presently full-time staff of BW Monastery, in charge of coordination work between Management Committee and all other BW Monastery departments, as well as main contact point for overseas administration matters

  • Started Lamrim studies from 1999

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 1990, took refuge and five Precepts under Senior Venerable Yan-Pei in 1993

  • Graduated from Temasek Polytechnic – Diploma in Business Administration

  • Born in year 1972


BW Moanastery Sangha

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Venerable Jing Yuan
ABBOT

Experiences

  • Ordained by Senior Venerable Guang Hua

  • Studied in Taiwan Buddhist Institute in 1989

  • High School Graduate

  • Born in year 1962

Born in Malaysia Kulai town in 1962 and subsequently moved to Singapore with his entire family in 1965.

In 1990, he left Singapore and went on to further his studies in Buddhism in Taiwan. In the following year, Venerable Jing Yuan made up his mind resolutely to enter into monkhood in order to repay his parents’ kindness for raising him. He then got ordained under the late Master Guang Hua. 

In 1991,  Master Jih-Chang established the sangha community , Venerable Jing Yuan assisted in the organization of many Dharma propagation events, pujas, seminars, as well as the many Buddhist activities overseas.

In 1994, he took on the role of Senior Venerable in the Sangha and went on to become the Abbot of Feng Shan Monastery in 2000.

In 2002, he actively pushed on the development of Buddhism education in Singapore and Malaysia over the years. Venerable Jing Yuan is currently BW Monastery’s Abbot.

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VENERABLE BEN WEN
PRESIDENT

Experiences

  • Born in year 1964

  • Diploma in Business Admin

  • Warehouse Supervisor

  • Studied Lamrim since 2003, became Class Monitor of Buddhist Study Group and subsequently ordained

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VENERABLE BEN SI
CEO

Experiences

  • March 2018- February 2020 CEO of BW Monastery

  • 2006 became Class Monitor of Buddhist Study Group and subsequently ordained

  • Former Software Engineer, Lecturer in Temasek Polytechnic

  • University of York (UK) Masters in Software Engineering

  • Born in year 1966


NUNNERY

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Venerable Zu Dao

  • Born in year 1984

  • Sophia College Diploma in Holistic Counselling

  • Customer Service Manager of General Insurance Agency

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 2003, prior Class Monitor of Buddhist Study Group and subsequently ordained

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Venerable Zu Guang

  • Born in year 1978

  • ProCom College Diploma in Computer Graphic Design

  • Senior Graphic Designer of Advertising Agency

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 2004, prior Class Monitor of Buddhist Study Group and subsequently ordained

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Venerable Zu Sheng

  • Born in year 1984

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy

  • Former Clinical Pharmacist

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 2009, prior Class Monitor of Buddhist Study Group and subsequently ordained

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Venerable Zu Hong

  • Born in year 1981

  • Bachelor in Food Science

  • Former Marketing Manager of Organic Food Company

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 2004, prior Class Monitor of Buddhist Study Group and subsequently ordained


Lecturer Team

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Ng Ee Teck
Honorary President

Experiences

  • Present Lecturer of BW Monastery

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monasterysince 1994; Started Study Groups in Lamrim classes, Head of Dharma Propagation, Class Monitor

  • Studied Lamrim since 1988

  • Undertook Samanera precept in 1983

  • High School Graduate, vast experience in learning from Senior Venerables (e.g. Senior Venerable Yan Pei)

  • Born in year 1953

Tan Tong Eng
Honorary President

Experiences

  • Present Lecturer of BW Monastery, Managing Committee Consultant, Head of Lecturer Group, Head of Sangha/Bliss and Wisdom Edupark School Care Group

  • Chief Executive Officer of BW Monastery from 2007-2016

  • Former Head of Department for Kindness Propagation, Head of Dharma Propagation and Class Monitor in BW MonasteryFormer Head of Department for Kindness Propagation, Head of Dharma Propagation and Class Monitor in BW Monastery

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monasterysince 2001

  • Involved in writing up the “Seven-Year Main Plan” when S’pore Civil Defence was newly set up

  • Multi-Award Winner of “Millionaire Club” and “Excellence in Leadership” in Insurance Company

  • Graduated from National University of Singapore – Bachelor’s Degree in Physics

  • Born in year 1960

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Boon Chuan Bok
Honorary President

Experiences

  • Present Lecturer of BW Monastery

  • Participated in Buddhist Enrichment Seminars more than 300 days

  • Conducted more than 1,000 lessons, in total 10,000 headcount in attendees

  • CEO of BW Monastery 2003-2007, Class Monitor, Finance Manager

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 1997

  • Former Group Finance Manager of Listed Company, Finance Director

  • Graduated in Nanyang University – Faculty of Commerce (Accountancy)

  • Born in year 1953

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Lin Hui Ling
LECTURER

Experiences

  • Present Lecturer of BW Monastery

  • District Head of Clementi since 2013

  • Currently in charge of spiritual-enhancement for laity, running of Buddhism discussion classes, and grooming of Lamrim-class Monitors and Monastery cadres

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 1997

  • High School Graduate

  • Born in year 1956

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Low Gek Khim
LECTURER

Experiences

  • Present Lecturer of BW Monastery

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 1997

  • Former System Analyst of a Software House

  • Graduated in Nanyang University – Faculty of Science

  • Born in year 1958

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Soen wong
LECTURER

Experiences

  • Present Lecturer of BW Monastery

  • Since 2002 till now, she has facilitated more than 1000 Buddhist Dharma classes

  • Play a key role in the many Dharma events in BW Monastery

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 2000

  • She is one of the pioneers who introduced the Lamrim in Malaysia

  • Born in year 1953

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Daren Ong Yeok Chye
LECTURER

Experiences

  • Favourite quote: "If there is a remedy, why aren't we rejoicing? If there is no remedy, what is the use of worrying?"

  • Volunteer Lecturer of BW Monastery

  • Was the Division head of BW Monastery’s Education and Culture Division

  • Hosting/facilitating over 400 seminars / discussion sessions since 2008, with more than 8,000 participants.

  • Embarked on Buddhist Studies in 2003, particularly focusing on the learning and practicing of the teachings on "Being considerate of others", "Observing the merits of others and appreciating their kindness", "karma" and "impermanence".

  • Committee member of Deyi Secondary school’s advisory committee.

  • Director of an Insurance Agency, financial advisory firm, vegetarian restaurant, vegan bakery, wholesale and retailer of health and wellness products. Leading 100 employees by the core values of mutual trust, cooperation and gratitude.

  • Graduated from Singapore Polytechnic in 1982

  • Born in Singapore in 1962

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Koh Lee Yong
LECTURER

Experiences

  • Currently engaged as Lecturer of BW Monastery

  • Since 2004 till now, facilitate more than 1000 Buddhist Dharma classes

  • 2003 to 2015, conducted Healthy life , Eco- Enviroment forum/ talk/ activities and speakers’ training.

  • Since 2002, attended more than 30 Buddhism retreat camps

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 2001

  • Studied Mahayana, Tibetan, Hinayana Buddhism since 1986

  • Diploma in Electronic Enginneering

  • Born in year 1960

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Jennifer Goh Yi Mei
LECTURER

Experiences

  • Author of a Bilingual Motivational Book "Why Not"

  • Conducted more than 700 dharma lessons since 2009

  • Conducted and organised more than 100 seminars, Life-skill and enrichment training

  • Present Lecturer and Vice President of BWM Public Relations and Communications Division in BW Monastery

  • Previously worked as Head of Home for Disabled and Home for Children

  • Co-founder of a charity for youth development

  • Pursued Buddhist Studies in BW Monastery since 2006

  • Pursued Buddhist Foundation Studies under the guidance of Venerable S Dhammika at age 19

  • Graduated Bachelor in Business Administration, Bachelor in Psychology, Master in Social Science Counselling, Certified Master Hypnotherapist

  • Born in year 1969

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Glenda Tan
LECTURER

Experiences

  • Lecturer of BW Monastery

  • More than 15 Years of experience in learning the teaching of Confucius and serving in the Education Division of BW Monastery

  • Participated in Buddhist Enrichment Seminars more than 1200 hours .

  • Conducted lessons more than 500 times, More than 7000 headcount in attendees

  • Facilitated Buddhist classes since 2005

  • Pursued Buddhist studies since 2000, in BW Monastery since 2001

  • Director of an Insurance Agency for more than 18 years — Serving more than 2000 clientele.

  • Diploma in Life Insurance, Diploma in General Insurance

  • Graduated from Ngee Ann Polytechnic -Diploma in Business,

  • Born in year 1966

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Hazel Tan
LECTURER

Experiences

  • Lecturer of BW Monastery

  • Board Member of Blossom Seeds Limited

  • Current - Trainer/Coach

  • Pursued Buddhist studies in BW Monastery since 2008; facilitated Buddhist classes since 2011

  • Worked for several MNCs in sales and channel management for 22 years, in both financial and IT industries

  • Graduated from RMIT with Bachelor of Business in Business Administration (BBBA)

  • Born in year 1969 

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Lim Tiong Boon
LECTURER

Experiences

  • Linkedin profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/tblimql

  • President of LCS Toastmasters Club 2017/2018

  • Lecturer and Board of Director of BW Monastery

  • 15 years in global MNCs as regional sales and channel management in the IT Industry

  • Speaker for hundreds of seminars and workshops both at work and in dharma activities to tens of thousands of participants

  • Facilitated thousands of hours of Buddhist classes since 2011

  • Pursued Buddhist studies in BW Monastery for more than 1000 hours since 2008

  • Previous Buzan Licence Instructor (BLI), ACTA and Blended Coach (BLC) certified

  • Principal Coach, Director and Co-Founder of training company

  • Graduated from University of Western Australia – Master in Business Administration (MBA)

  • Born in year 1973