About the Company:
Caregivers Alliance Limited (CAL) is a non-profit organisation in Singapore dedicated to meeting the needs of caregivers of persons with mental health issues through education, support networks, crisis support, tailored services and self-care enablement. While there are other organisations providing support to the community affected by mental health issues, only CAL focuses exclusively on supporting caregivers.
CAL was incorporated on 25 October 2011. Our founding members are Singapore Anglican Community Services, Caregivers’ Association of the Mentally Ill and BinjaiTree Limited.
In 2019, CAL won the Charity Governance Award 2019 (medium charities category), awarded by the Charity Council in recognition of it having adopted the highest standards of governance, in line with the Code of Governance for Charities & IPCs. In 2021, CAL was conferred the President’s Volunteerism & Philanthropy Awards 2021: Organisation of Good (Non-Profit Organisation) Category. Organised by the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC), this is the pinnacle award and platform to recognise individuals, organisations and leaders who have achieved excellence in giving.
CAL is an approved Institution of a Public Character (IPC).
"Caregivers are everywhere. They are "hidden heroes" living among us, in our communities, and we are here to bring them out of the shadows"
Founder / Director:
Tim is the Chief Executive Officer of Caregivers Alliance Limited (CAL).
Tim served in the Singapore Armed Forces for 24 years before early retirement in 2007. He went on to serve many different companies in different industries before joining Caregivers Alliance in April 2018. Tim’s past leadership experiences included APAC HR Director, Learning and Development Director in Temasek Holdings Group, Business Founder of 3 start-ups and Acting Group CEO of a medical aesthetic clinical chain. He has also served as Organisational Development and Leadership Consultant and Executive Coach. Tim enjoys programme design especially in creating high potential leadership development programmes & strategic planning retreats and has done so for several large companies including MayBank, Siemens & NYK.
In CAL, Tim and his colleagues have been creating and implementing new strategies and approaches to meet caregiver needs and address service gaps. Many of his colleagues are caregivers of loved ones with mental health issues and person-in-recovery from mental health issues. Tim is inspired by them as well as many other caregivers that he has met. He strongly believes that more needs to be done to support them so that they can experience wellbeing and become more resilient.