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.
Deputy Chief Executive
Shae Teo was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive in 2021 to lead Maxwell Chambers’ transformation journey.
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 is the Head of Operations at Maxwell Chambers. He is responsible for the operational efficiency of the Property Management function