The Council helps individuals and their families deal with problem gambling and seeks to minimise the impact of problem gambling on society.
NCPG was appointed in August 2005 by then-Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS)* as part of Singapore’s national framework to address problem gambling.
The Council’s first two-year term began on 31 August 2005.
NCPG's mission is to work with the community to reduce the impact of problem gambling on individuals, families and society.
The Ministry provides Secretariat support to the Council.
The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) is a council comprising 17 members with expertise in psychiatry and psychology, social services, counselling, legal, rehabilitative as well as religious services.
Mr Sim Gim Guan
Executive Director, Singapore National Employers Federation
Mr Soh Wai Wah
Principal & CEO, Singapore Polytechnic
Mr David Wong
Chairman, Republic Polytechnic's Board of Governors
Mr Abdul Hamid Abdullah
Deputy Chairman, Casa Raudha Limited
Dr Cecilia Chu
Clinical Psychologist, Raffles Counselling Centre, Raffles Hospital
Mr Nicholas Aaron Khoo
Director, Khoo Cap One Pte Ltd
Ms Annie Lee
Executive Secretary, Association for Professionals Specialising in Addiction Counselling, Singapore
Mr Jackie Lee Choon Yau
Chairman & CEO, clickTRUE Pte Ltd
Mr Tanguy Lim Yuteck
CEO, Law Society Pro Bono Services
Mr Samuel Ng
CEO, Montfort Care
Mr Seah Chin Siong
President and CEO, Singapore Institute of Management
Prof Seng Boon Kheng
Head of Social Work Programme, School of Human Development and Social Services, Singapore University of Social Sciences
Mr Sowaran Singh
Family Mediator (Family Dispute Resolution), Family Justice Courts
Dr Tan Hwee Sim
Consultant Psychiatrist, Raffles Counselling Centre, Raffles Hospital
Mr Tan Yew Beng
Managing Director, Locker & Lock Pte Ltd and Chairman, Joo Chiat Citizens' Consultative Committee
Mr P Thirunal Karasu
Managing Director, Singcorp International Pte Ltd
Dr Terence Yow
Divisional Director, AMKFSC Community Services Ltd