Our Team

Katherine Yap

CHIEF EXECUTIVE

As the Chief Executive of Maxwell Chambers, Katherine Yap was one of the pioneer visionaries who spearheaded the establishment of Maxwell Chambers in Singapore as the world’s first integrated Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) complex in 2009. She also championed the expansion of Maxwell Chambers new building premise, Maxwell Chambers Suites, in August 2019. Katherine also jointly led Maxwell Chambers through the co-founding of the IACA (International Arbitration Centre Alliance), advocating the use of virtual and hybrid ADR hearings globally. 

Fore fronting all facets of the business, Katherine has over 13 years of experience driving sales growth, leading transformation and advocating innovation in the ADR arena. Her tenacity has attributed to the successful advancement and stronghold that Maxwell Chambers continues to hold across the ADR landscape. 

Katherine further adds to her comprehensive portfolio in the ADR landscape through her certification as an Associate Mediator at the Singapore Mediation Centre, an Appointed Mediator for both the Community Mediation Centre and the Singapore International Mediation Institution. She is also on the Panel of Mediators with Beihai Asia International Arbitration Centre and Executive  Committee of the Society of Mediation Professionals (Singapore). She has over 8 years of experience in Mediation and actively presides over mediation cases with the CMC. 

Katherine holds a Master of Business Administration and Marketing.

Shae Teo

Shae Teo

Deputy Chief Executive

Shae Teo was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive in 2021 to lead Maxwell Chambers’ transformation journey.

Angelaine Lim

Angelaine Lim

HEAD (FINANCE & HR)

Angelaine Lim is the Head of Finance & HR department at Maxwell Chambers. With more than 10 years of experience at the Singapore

Joseph Gan

Joseph Gan

Head, Operations

Joseph Gan is the Head of Operations at Maxwell Chambers. He is responsible for the operational efficiency of the Property Management function

Isabel Ho

Isabel Ho

DEPUTY HEAD, MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Azuin Binte Saiyadi

Azuin Binte Saiyadi

Manager, Customer Relations
Jason Lee

Jason Lee

Manager, Operations
Chim Maybo

Chim May Bo

Manager, HR and Admin
Sandy Mok

Sandy Mok

Manager, Finance
Linda Lim

Linda Lim

Office Manager, Maxwell Chambers Suites
Shae Teo

Shae Teo

Deputy Chief Executive

Shae Teo was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive in 2021 to lead Maxwell Chambers’ transformation journey.

She works closely with the management and Board of Directors in fulfilling the vision and strategies for Maxwell Chambers. She is responsible for the development of the roadmap and implementation of Maxwell 2.0 transformation plan. Shae spearheaded the constitution of Maxwell Chambers Steering Committee and launched the inaugural Maxwell Mentorship Programme to engage the dispute resolution community to support Maxwell Chambers new initiatives.

Shae oversees Marketing & Communications, IT and ADR case management at Maxwell Chambers. Under her leadership, Maxwell Chambers has expanded its suite of services and forged partnerships with key stakeholders in the global dispute resolution community.

Shae brings with her experience in legal solutions and technology and international arbitration having served as Director, Singapore/ Director, Asia for 2 legal solutions providers respectively. She also has extensive experience in aviation/airline operations and management having worked with an airline from administration to public listing.

Shae holds an LLB and is a member of the Law Society of Singapore and the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association.1

Angelaine Lim

Angelaine Lim

HEAD (FINANCE & HR)

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.

Joseph Gan

Joseph Gan

HEAD, OPERATIONS

Joseph Gan is the Head of Operations at Maxwell Chambers. He is responsible for the operational efficiency of the Property Management function, which include overseeing Workplace Projects, Tenant Management, Health & Safety and Facilities Management.

Other than ensuring efficient building services, Joseph is also an Environmentalist. He is passionate about conserving the natural and living environment. He is committed to sustainable building development and promoting good environmental practices.

He has more than 20 years of experience in Corporate Real Estate, Corporate Services, Commercial Building Projects, Security and Facilities Management. 

Joseph holds a Master of Management and has qualifications in Property & Project Management, Security and is a qualified BCA Green Mark Professional.

Download: Virtual and Hybrid Hearing Checklist

    i. Video Conferencing Platform
    Video Conferencing
    iv.Transcription
    Real Time Transcription
    vi.Intepretation and Translation
    Interpretation and Translation
    vii.ADR Support Services
    ADR Support Services
    v.Evidence Presentation
    Evidence Presentation
    iii. Case Management Platform
    Case Management Platform
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    High-speed wireless internet access
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    Individually Secured Rooms
    ii. Dedicated Virtual Hearing Moderator
    Virtual Hearing Moderator and AV/IT Support
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    Business Centre
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    Catering
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    Exclusive lounge access for arbitrators