The role of the Pro-tem Committee is to facilitate the setting up of a registered society to have representation in Singapore in order to assist its members to advance and champion causes, especially those peculiar to its industry. It aims to provide a safe and vibrant nightlife & club industry community in Singapore. In addition, the Pro-tem Committee will set the stage to help train, educate and improve the quality of hospitality service staff in Singapore to be one of an international standing. A professional management team will be selected to run the day to day affairs of the Association. For phase 1, the Pro-tem Committee will manage the affairs of the SNBA using the resources of its own members with encouragement from Statutory Boards.

A Pro-tem Committee will first be installed to help set up the Association. The Pro-tem members currently are :

President: Joseph Ong

Joseph Ong began his career in Finance 20 years ago in Ernst and Young, KPMG and Arthur Andersen, culminating in his tenure at Symantec where he became the youngest Vice President (Asia-Pacific and Japan) in 2013. During his time at Symantec he completed his MBA and envisioned and put into action an F&B enterprise based on the genesis of his ground-breaking “collective-Leadership” concept. What started off as an MBA project has grown into a leading F&B lifestyle group that creates and operates an outstanding portfolio of award-winning restaurants, bars, and clubs in Singapore including 1-Altitude, The Riverhouse, Monti at The Fullerton Pavilion and more. The group is also Singapore’s largest wedding planner (1-Host) and is the appointed managing agent for the National parks.

Vice President: Edward Chia

Secretary: Andrew Ing

Treasurer: Nasen Thiagarajan

Immediate Past President: Dennis Foo