Our Team

Ban Jiun Ean

Ban Jiun Ean

CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Ban Jiun Ean read law at the National University of Singapore before joining the Ministry of Law. He spent nine years doing legal policy work, with a focus on the development of Singapore’s alternative dispute resolution (ADR) industry. 

Jiun Ean spearheaded the development of the world’s first integrated dispute resolution centre, Maxwell Chambers, which brought together arbitral institutions, service providers and legal practitioners under the same roof in a facility equipped with bespoke dispute resolution rooms and state-of-the-art supporting technology. In 2010, he was appointed Chief Executive of Maxwell Chambers, helming the company for five years and establishing it as the foremost dispute resolution centre of its kind in the world. In 2016, he left Maxwell to pursue several other projects, including the development of an arts centre and to write several novels. In 2019, Jiun Ean was appointed as the Executive Director of Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC), working to strengthen the mediation industry in Singapore and globally. 

Jiun Ean returns to Maxwell Chambers as Chief Executive, to augment the team as it continues to build on Maxwell’s position as the premier ADR facility in the world.

Katherine Yap

Katherine Yap

CHIEF operating officer

Katherine Yap was one of the pioneer visionaries who spearheaded the establishment of Maxwell Chambers in Singapore. 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, Master Mediator for the Community Mediation Centre and Mediator for 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 9 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

Chief Strategy officer

Shae is appointed as the Chief Strategy Officer to lead Maxwell Chambers digital transformation journey.

Gary Chee

Gary Chee

director, IT

Gary Chee is the Director of Information Technology at Maxwell Chambers. As Head of IT, he oversees the strategy, sets the agenda and ensures operation efficiency of the technology team. 

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
Sandy Mok

Sandy Mok

Manager, Finance
Linda Lim

Linda Lim

office manager, maxwell chambers suites
Shae Teo

Shae Teo

Chief Strategy Officer

Shae is appointed as the Chief Strategy Officer to lead Maxwell Chambers digital transformation journey. 

She works closely with the management 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 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. 

Gary Chee

Gary Chee

Director, IT

Gary Chee is the Director of Information Technology at Maxwell Chambers. As Head of IT, he oversees the strategy, sets the agenda and ensures operation efficiency of the technology team. He works closely with management to drive the digital realization of Maxwell 2.0 transformation plan.

Gary is passionate about innovation and digital transformation that empowers employees, engaging clients and optimize operation in Maxwell Chambers.

Gary holds an MBA and has more than 20 years of experience in consulting, program management, operations management and building agile technology teams across technology firms, global MNCs and the government institution.

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.

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    vi.Intepretation and Translation
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    vii.ADR Support Services
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    v.Evidence Presentation
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    iii. Case Management Platform
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