Management team

UON Singapore has a leadership team with years of functional experiences to contribute an acute knowledge on process improvements and deliver service excellence. This young and dynamic team is headed by Pro Vice-Chancellor and CEO - Professor Sally Chan and supported by functional leads from human resources and finance, marketing and business development and admissions, enrollments to graduation.

Professor Kevin Lyons

Professor Sally Chan

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer

Professor Sally Chan is a global healthcare educator and researcher with more than 25 years’ experience in the university sector. She played an integral role in promoting the University’s nursing and healthcare research globally through developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with research partners in universities, hospitals and health providers in countries all over the world including Singapore, Thailand, China, Europe and the United Kingdom. Having featured in more than 400 international publications and presentations, Professor Chan’s passion for combining research, education and practice has significantly impacted nursing education, mental healthcare policy and service delivery across the globe.

In her previous role as Dean, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Professor Chan has led significant achievements in the School over the past five years, including improving School’s global standing, ranking in the top 50 in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019 and increasing the School’s international student numbers.

In her new role as Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Newcastle Singapore, Professor Chan brings with her an outstanding track record in building international partnerships that will help create new opportunities for the University of Newcastle in this important region.

Professor Chan has been honored for her significant contributions to healthcare. In 2013, she was inducted into the ‘International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame’ by the Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society of Nursing and Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

In 2018, she received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Hong Kong College of Mental Health Nursing; and the Research Supervision Excellence Award from the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle.  In 2017, she was awarded the Outstanding Alumni Award from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University for her significant achievement and contribution to nursing development and Hong Kong community. In 2016, she received the University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor’s Award for International Engagement; and the Faculty of Health and Medicine International Award for her exceptional achievement in building and sustaining international relations and engagement for the University.

Her extensive list of accolades also includes the Chinese University of Hong Kong 'Teacher of the Year' awards in 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, and the 'Master Teacher' in 2007 by the institute's Faculty of Medicine.

Eddie Lim

Eddie Lim Sze Kiat

Senior Manager, HR and Operations
Phone: +65 6221 3306 ext 105
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Shaikha Nazmin Mattar

Shaikha Nazmin Mattar

Manager, Marketing and Business Development
Phone: +65 6221 3306 ext 109
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Nechi Linko

Nechi Linko

Assistant Manager, Student and Academic Services
Phone: +65 6221 3306 ext 116
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