Ronald Teo - Resume

 Ronald Teo Cheng Huat

Forte; Corporate governance, people, project and budget managementSports & lifestyle programs, activities & events management specialist, Professional sports coach, host & emcee, skilled at developing procedures, Protocols and business plans, outdoor activities, teambuilding specialist.

Ronald has over 25 years of people management, hospitality and club management experience. Over the course of the 15 years he has helmed several key appointments in various types of social, propriety and country clubs; Orchid Country Club, Jurong country Club, Singapore Island Country Club, The Pines, Singapore Swimming Club, The British Club, Warren Golf & Country Club. Professionally, he volunteers his time at the Club Manager’s Association Singapore (CMAS)as an Executive Committee member from 2013-present to help new professionals entering the hospitality and club industry.

Since 1987 Ronald has been volunteering his services to the People’s Association during the course of the 28 years, he has helmed several key appointments from Camp Commandant of the Regional Youth and children’s camp, vice-chairman of the Youth Executive Committee, Chairman of the Community Sports Club, Member of the Constituency Consultative Committee, Constituency Management Committee and Community Club Building Fund Committee. In 1994, he received a 5 year long service award for voluntary service award and in 2012 he also received a 15 year long service award for grassroots leaders. He is also the 2nd Deputy President on the SSEAYP International Singapore board.

2001: Millers Commodities Trader

  • Oversee the co-ordination of commodities; sugar and rice at the various ports/countries.

(Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia)

  • Liaise with business partners to ensure smooth execution according to terms of contracts.
  • Responsible for the negotiation for the purchase and sale of commodities.

1998-present: Free Lance – Swimming Coach / Dive Master         

  • Swim/Dive instruction for children and adults.

1998-2001: Organisers Events – Events Manager              

  • Specialist in Conceptual Learning; Experiential Learning, Service Learning.
  • Organise teambuilding workshops for Community Clubs and Schools.
  • Co-ordinator of camps/activities/programs for Schools and Community Clubs.
  • Events management for People’s Association, Community Clubs & Corporate Businesses.

1993(Jun)-1999(Dec): Singapore Armed Forces -Senior System Specialist              

  • Oversee the smooth running of the command /operations room.
  • Specialist in-charge of the general fitness level in the unit.

1992-1993: Serangoon Garden Country Club – F&B Staff (Part-time)

  • Wait staff at cafe
  • Assist in club banquet events


Project 3050, July  2017

Organising Secretary for the Singapore edition of an ASEAN initiative for community service projects.

Collaboration with SWAMI home.  Guest of Honour – Dr Maliki Osman

Inter-Generation Sports Day 2013 –

Organising Chairman for the 3rd/4th Inter-Generation Sports Day 2013,2014. Ang Mo Kio GRC event.

Guest of Honour (2013) – Prime Minister Mr Lee Hsien Loong

InITiate Laos 2001 / 2003 –

Logistics Manager for IT project to Laos, assisting the Laos Youth Union to set up an IT centre for Laotian youths.

Ship for South East Asia Youth Program 2000 (SSEAYP) –

Youth Ambassador for Singapore, 300 youths from 10 South East Asia Countries participated in this political & cultural exchange program.

Regional Youth Camp 97/ Students Care Service (Clementi) 2000 & 2001

Camp Commandant for Youth Camp since 1995. Organiser for numerous Children / Youth Camps / activities and events since 1987.

Raleigh International March – May 1999 –

Venturer, participant for an expedition to Belize (Central America) involved in community service, adventure and scientific research projects.

Raleigh International Singapore – Organised selection weekends and various events and projects for RIS.

Member of the Athletics Team – National Institute of Commence

School Champion for High / Long Jump 1992



Certificate of Appreciation (NS completed as at 01 Apr 2013) 2013
SAF Long Service Award 1999
SAF Individual Adventure Award 1998
Certificate of Commendation, Raleigh International Singapore 1997


Prime Minister’s Community Initiatives Award 2013(KBCSC) 2013
15 Year Long Service Award for Grassroots Leaders 2012
10 Year Long Service Award for Grassroots Leaders 2006
5 Year Long Service Award for Grassroots Leaders 2002
5 Year Long Service Award for Voluntary Service 1994
Australian Academy of Sports (AAS) Member
Singapore Tae Kwan Do Federation / Shinjukai Singapore Member
Swimming Teachers Association (STA) Member
International Federation Swimming Teachers’ Association (IFSTA) Member
Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) – Dive Master Member
EXCO – DY President 2018 – Present
On Board Ship Committee (OBSC) 2017
EXCO – DY Director International Affairs 2016 – 2018
Member / Participating Youth (PY) 2000
EXCO 2013/14, 2017 – present
Member 2007 – Present
Organising Committee for Club Managers’ Conference 2008/ 2012/ 2014/ 2016
Chairman 2012-2014
Committee Member 2010-2012
Asst Treasurer 2008-2010
Secretary 2007-2008
Committee Member 2003-2007
Committee Member 2012-2014
National Youth Achievement Award Co-ordinator 1995-2009
Vice-Chairman 2007-2009
Sports Secretary 2005-2007
Recreation Secretary 2003-2005
1st Vice Chairman 2001-2003
Adventure Secretary 1999-2001
Children’s Club Secretary 1997-1999
Social Development Service Secretary 1995-1997
Children’s Club Sub-Committee 1987-1995
CIVIL DEFENCE – Civil Defence Volunteer 1988-1989



Diploma in Sports Management, Coleman College 2014
Certificate in Management in Sports Injuries, Nanyang Polytechnic 2003
Business Studies (Accounts), National Institute of Commence 1993
“O” Levels 1990
Freestyler Instructor Nov 2018
Swimming Coaching Tutor, Australian Academy of Sports (AAS) Apr 2018
Risk Management Implementation Plan Jan 2017
CPR & AED Instructor’s Course (Singapore First Aid Association) Sept 2015
Advance Certification in Training & Assessment               (WDA) Aug 2015
Swimming Coaching, International Federation of STA May 2015
Coaching Service Professionals, 3L Consultancy Mar 2011
Sports Marketing Seminar, Coleman College Jun 2010
Leadership Programme in Community Sports, NACLI Oct – Nov 2008
SPA Management, MBW Institute Sep 2007
Effective Emceeing, NACLI Jul 2007
Operation & Management of Swimming Pool, Singapore Polytechnic Jul 2004
Deep Water Workout Instructor, University of Alabama, Huntsville Nov 2003
Swimming Pool Hygiene and Safety, Singapore Polytechnic Oct 2002
Seminar on Nutrition / Communication and Flexibility Oct 2002
Periodisation Seminar Aug 2002
Communication for Impact Workshop Aug 2002
HMI Sports Medicine Fitness and Sports Professional Workshop

(Managing Common Exercise Injury and IPPT)

Jun 2002
Service Learning Facilitator, STADA/ National Youth Council Oct 2001
Dive Master, PADI Jun 2000
Sports Climbing Course Lvl 1, Singapore Mountaineering Federation Nov 1999
Effective Presentation. By Mr Tan Teck Huat, awarded Best Speaker Sep 1998
Leadership Development, NACLI Feb 1998
Swimming Instructor, Swimming Teaching Association Aug 1998
Bronze Medallion, Royal Life Saving Society Dec 1987
Work in a Service Diverse Environment Dec 2016
Effective Workplace Communication May 2015
Communicate and Relate Effectively at the Workplace Apr 2015
Develop Personal Effectiveness at Operations Level Apr 2015
Respond to Service Challenges Aug 2014
EXSA SILVER Workshop Aug 2014
Workplace Safety & Health Policies Mar 2014
Mind Map July 2013
Lead a Customer Focused Organisation Jun 2012
Disney Program May 2012
Effective Events Management, NACLI Mar 2011
Writing in Response to Complains, Beyond Words Training Mar 2011
The power of networking, NACLI Dec 2010
Time Management & Goal Setting, NACLI Dec 2010
Effective Decision Making, NACLI Nov 2010
Leaders of Character, NACLI Nov 2010
New Media, Republic Polytechnic Sep 2010
Influencing without Authority, NACLI Feb 2009
Mediation Workshop, NACLI Jul 2007
Media Workshop, NACLI Jun 2007
GEMS program May 2007
Basic Japanese Language YMCA May 1997
Outward Bound of Singapore Jan 1993
Leadership Training, NACLI Jan 1988
Civil Defence Training, Singapore Civil Defence Force May 1988

as at Nov 2018