Executive Management Team

Mount Alvernia Hospital’s leadership team brings integrity, skill, passion and vision to the company. Together with our Board of Directors, they provide sound fiscal management and operational excellence.

Dr James Lam Kian Ming

Chief Executive Officer


With more than 20 years experience in the healthcare industry, Dr Lam brings with him strong leadership and expertise in the clinical and medical community.  Before Mount Alvernia Hospital, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Thomson Medical Group (TMC) where he was responsible for the Group’s business in Singapore. Dr Lam also led as Group Director of the Applied Sciences Group (ASG) & Blood Services Group (BSG) at the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) of Singapore. He previously managed various departments in HSA including finance, operations, information management and emergency planning under the corporate development, and the HSA Academy. Additionally, he held appointments in numerous pharmaceutical companies in Asia Pacific regions in the areas of clinical research, medical and regulatory affairs. Dr Lam obtained his Medical Degree from the National University of Singapore, and his Masters in Business Administration (Marketing) from Leicester University in the United Kingdom.

Dr Mok Ying Jang

Director, Hospital Services


Dr Mok joined Mount Alvernia Hospital from Raffles Medical Group (RMG) where he served as General Manager of Raffles Health Insurance and Raffles GP network, and he was also the former Medical Director of RMG Hong Kong operations. He led as Group Director at Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for Corporate Services and took on a posting in Shanghai with World Link (currently Parkway Health) Medical & Dental Centres from 2005 to 2008. Dr Mok obtained his Medical Degree from the National University of Singapore and an Executive Masters of Business Administration (Dean’s List) from Singapore Management University. He is also a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (Australia). Dr Mok currently oversees the hospital’s Operations, as well as Laboratory, Digital Imaging and Pharmacy services.

Shirley Tay

Director, Nursing


Shirley oversees the nursing division focusing on raising competency, standards, patient safety and care delivery service experience. She was previously with Tan Tock Seng Hospital and has held appointments at Raffles Hospital. With more than 35 years of healthcare experience in both government and private institutions, she brings with her a wealth of experience in nursing leadership and quality. She holds a Bachelor in Nursing from Griffith University and attended Managing Healthcare Delivery programme from Harvard Business School.

Mrs Annie Lim

Director, Finance


Annie joined Mount Alvernia Hospital in 1993. A fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and Fellow Chartered Accountant Singapore, she was an auditor at Coopers & Lybrand, Singapore and has experience in accounting & finance and information systems in the travel and manufacturing sectors in Australia. Annie is responsible for the accounting & finances, materials management and business office operations of the Hospital.

Bruce Leong

Director, Technology & Strategy


Bruce brings along with him close to 20 years of Information Technology experience in various industries and domains. Prior to joining Mount Alvernia Hospital, Bruce has been with iHiS Pte Ltd supporting IT Infrastructure for Singapore’s northern cluster of restructured hospitals. He has led various teams in commissioning IT Infrastructure for new hospitals such as Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Yishun Community Hospital, as well as Admiralty Medical Centre. Bruce has experience in building Data Centres, network, storage, virtualization, cyber security, oversee IT operations and vendor management. He is also responsible for all IT Infrastructure Project implementation. Bruce is also the hospital’s IT Security Information Officer (ISO), responsible for the hospital’s cyber security protection. In his earlier career, Bruce has also been with NCS Pte Ltd supporting many large scale IT Infrastructure projects implementations in Hong Kong government. He holds a Bachelor of Engineer Degree from National University of Singapore.

Goh Hock Soon

Director, Corporate Development


Hock Soon joined Mount Alvernia Hospital in 2012. He was previously with the Civil Service and has held appointments in the Ministry of Health and People’s Association. His experience includes marketing and business development; research and statistics; and partnership and membership. He oversees strategic planning, business analysis, strategic marketing, marketing communications, tenancy management, community outreach and patient liaison services. He holds a Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Sociology from the National University of Singapore.

Karen Poon

Director, Mission


Karen joined Mount Alvernia Hospital in 2014. A lay associate of the Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood (FMDM) congregation, she is responsible for the hospital’s social mission and oversees the Clinical Pastoral Care department. Previously, she held appointments as Brand Director and Head of Strategic Marketing for financial institutions and not-for-profit organisations. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.

Leah Yoong

Director, Human Resources


Leah Yoong joined Mount Alvernia Hospital in 2017 from Raffles Medical Group, where she served as Director Human Resources. Prior to Raffles, she was Director – Policy, Planning and Manpower Development at SingHealth. A career human resources professional, she brings with her more than 20 years of human resources experience and expertise in the healthcare and other industries, and in both private and public sectors. She will be providing leadership, management and personnel development to the human resources function of the hospital. Leah graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.