Janice is a respected stage and television actor and a former Nominated Member of Parliament.
She has an Honours degree in Theatre Studies from the National University of Singapore and graduated from the University of London’s Goldsmith’s College with a Masters with Distinction in Theatre Administration.
Janice is an active volunteer who sits on various boards in the non-profit arts and education sectors.
Holman is the Executive Director of Campaign & Advancement at INSEAD Business School where he advances the School’s vision to be a force for good. He has over 10 years of experience in development work across Asia and Europe.
A native of California, he is an avid story teller and supporter of the arts.
Harris graduated with honours from NUS’ Theatre Studies programme. He first worked with Ivan Heng as the production manager for SRT’s Kiss of the Spider Woman, Ah Kong’s Birthday Party and Art.
Harris has also dabbled in acting on TV and in theatre. While working with Ivan on Asian Boys Vol. 2 in 2004, Harris met – as fate would have it – the love of his life.
After 12 years at the head of his own events management agency, Harris is tackling his biggest roles yet – fatherhood, and helping to build WILD RICE’s new home in Funan.
Anthonia is a successful, well-respected wealth manager with over 35 years of working experience in commercial, merchant, investment and private banking in Hong Kong, London, Switzerland, New York and Singapore. She moved to Singapore from Hong Kong over 17 years ago.
In 2007, she and her husband, Leonardo Drago, co-founded AL Wealth Partners – a specialty firm providing fund management and advisory services to accredited investors.
Anthonia and Leonardo have supported charitable causes such as the education of under-privileged children in Asia, the eradication of human trafficking, hospice care for the elderly, and the promotion of the performing arts in Singapore.
Ken studied in Anglo-Chinese Junior and Secondary School in Singapore before moving overseas, where he attended Bootham School in York, the United Kingdom, as well as Schiller International University in Strasbourg, France.
Ken has worked in the hospitality industry, serving as the deputy general manager of both Singapore’s Boulevard Hotel and Thailand’s Phuket Island Resort.
In 1995, Ken founded Paintball Asia, which grew to specialise in corporate development activities including war-games and team-building.
In 2005, the company supplied the police and military with training equipment. Ken is currently director of SWAT, which rents out the warehouses it owns.
With close to 30 years of experience, Kitch is a marketing and events management professional with an intimate understanding of luxury events.
Prior to joining Directions as a managing partner, Kitch led the circulation and promotions teams for two leading society publications – liaising with Singapore’s great and good to create luxury events for these titles.
Kitch’s events are renowned for transforming ordinary spaces into unexpectedly exquisite environments. Kitch has also been involved in organising charity events such as the President’s Charity Ball and the Yellow Ribbon Charity Gala. She is a founding member of WILD RICE’s RICE BALL Committee.
Born in an Indonesian town, Siok Sun was one of a few women working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the 1970s.
After slaving at JP Morgan and Standard Chartered Bank for ten years, motherhood meant flexible hours as a headhunter, which afforded her the time to author Goh Keng Swee: A Portrait (2007). She retired from Singapore Management University after eight years in the President’s Special Advisor Office.
In WILD RICE, Siok Sun, a frustrated actress at heart, has rekindled her passion for the arts and will move mountain and earth to secure an iconic theatre for Singapore.
Jimmy is the Deputy Chairman of top law firm Drew & Napier LLC, as well as the Managing Director of its celebrated Dispute Resolution practice. Admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1983, Jimmy was part of the second batch of Senior Counsel appointed in 1998.
With over three decades of experience in civil and commercial law and international arbitration, Jimmy has represented clients across a wide range of industries.
Jimmy is also actively involved in Singapore’s entertainment and arts scene – formerly a director of Singapore International Film Festival Ltd, he remains the organisation’s honorary legal advisor.