Driven by passion,
led by relationships.
Assessing realities, delivering innovation and executing transformation. Responsible for the daily expression of the vision ‘Bigger Hearts, Smaller World”.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)
As Co-Founder and CEO, Suraj is responsible for the overall development of Air Amber’s strategy to meet the ends of our vision, ‘Bigger Hearts, Smaller World’. He drives the organisation’s financial growth to ensure sustainability and longevity in impact. Suraj is passionate about building uplifting relationships between people and communities that inspire positive action. He has travelled extensively, seeking adventure in learning from each relationship that he encounters. His passion and dauntless spirit have led to numerous large, medium and small-scale efforts to improve and to dignify the lives of those in marginalised circumstances. He has served in the corporate sphere, always seeking to connect personally with clients and ensuring the highest level of delivery in projects. During his schooling years, Suraj participated actively in both sports and the arts. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from The State University of New York at Buffalo. Suraj strongly believes that he has a part to play in co-creating a world filled with compassion, and not pity.
Chief operations Officer (COO)
As Co-Founder and COO of Air Amber, Shahril drives the execution of the organisation’s core functions while ensuring operational excellence in implementation. He also plays a key human resource role with the management of Air Amber’s community base, project managers and facilitators. A deeply compassionate individual that strongly believes in second chances, he is passionate about his work in aiding the development of others. Inspired by those around him, Shahril seeks to inspire others in discovering their inherent potential and nurturing their talents to positively impact communities around the world. He was a former national rugby player and also worked in a boutique management consulting firm after graduating from Singapore Management University. Shahril strives to move through life never ignoring an opportunity to offer a smile or lend a helping hand.
CHUA WEICONG (WoW WEICONG)
Weicong’s role was crafted out of his unique talent and competence in being able to effectively engage with people from all walks of life. Weicong runs Air Amber’s L!VE Inter-Generational Cafe and is responsible for the continued development of the Amber social innovation framework. He has translated his experiences into programs such as ‘Kopitime Magic’ that share the principles of community engagement. He also drives new partnerships with various community groups in Singapore and around the world. A true gentleman who lives with a desire to give more than he receives, Weicong is a proud to be the first batch of students to graduate from Northlight School. He is an active volunteer with the Singapore Prison Fellowship and has a deep passion for serving children in challenging circumstances. He has a heart of gold, hands ready to serve and mind crafted with honesty.
Our advisors play an integral role not just in the sharing of their expertise, resource and networks, but they are Air Amber’s accountability partners;
always holding us the highest of standards of excellence, integrity and impact.
Tan Ying Jiao, Tiziana
Communications - PR, Marketing & Branding
Building & Design
Dr. Hakim Young
Gan Zhi Yang, David
Finance & Investments
Winsy Takumi Togelang
Nawaljeet Singh Rayar
Research & International Relations
Impact Film & Media
Social Impact (Nepal)
As part of our larger eco-system of sustainable change, our affiliates are stakeholders and our closest allies in adding colour to the community led vision.
Brainjuice Collective is a full service impact marketing agency, education and venture ecosystem. They elevate and empower conscious brands to create global impact.
Rebelhouse Asia Pte Ltd. is the Asia Pacific arm of Squarezero Films, USA. It was formed with the purpose of producing and distributing social impact documentaries. They also provide film education opportunities for passionate impact story-tellers.