Katherine Yap


As the Chief Executive of Maxwell Chambers, Katherine Yap was one of the pioneer visionaries’ whom spearheaded the establishment of Maxwell Chambers in Singapore as the world’s first integrated Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) complex in 2009, the first of its kind across Asia, housing both best-of-class hearing facilities as well as top international ADR institutions. Following the success of Maxwell Chambers, she then championed the expansion of Maxwell Chambers new building premise, Maxwell Chambers Suites, in August 2019. Fore fronting all facets of the business, Ms Yap has a proven executive management track record and over 10 years of experience driving sales growth, leading transformation and advocating innovation in the ADR arena. Ms Yap’s tenacity has attributed to the successful advancement and stronghold that Maxwell Chambers continues to hold across the ADR landscape.


Ms Yap further adds to her comprehensive portfolio in the ADR landscape through her certification as an Associate/ Family Mediator by the Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC), an Appointed Mediator for both the Community Mediation Centre (CMC) and the Singapore International Mediation Institution (SIMI). Ms Yap also jointly led Maxwell Chambers through the co-founding of the IACA (International Arbitration Centre Alliance), advocating the use of virtual and hybrid ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) hearings globally.


Prior to her stint at Maxwell Chambers, Ms Yap, whom began her career as marketing and communications professional, also obtained a Master of Business Administration and Marketing, further adding to her robust and extensive portfolio.

Angelaine Lim


Ms. Angelaine Lim is the Head of Finance & HR department at Maxwell Chambers.


With more than 10 years of experience at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Angelaine is no stranger to the ADR industry. As their Finance & HR Director, she had played a key role in leading the team on various important projects and ensuring that daily operations are smooth in the Finance & HR department.


Effectively bilingual, Angelaine holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting) and has professional qualifications from ACCA.