Mary Tan - CPBA 1
MARY TAN - President

Mary is an Event Manager and co-owner of Plan Ahead Events Camberwell which she runs with her husband, Kelvin (who is also on the CPBA committee).

Mary comes from an Information Technology (IT) background with experience in project management.

Mary has a diverse upbringing – her parents are from Hong Kong but she has never lived there! In fact, she was born in Jamaica, brought up in North Wales (UK) and now in Australia! Her husband is Singaporean.

She believes very strongly in connecting and building relationships and loves to network.

Her interests are travelling and eating!


PHILIP TAN - 1st Vice President

Philip Tan, business entrepreneur from Singapore successfully helmed a specialized Waste Management Solutions company with clienteles in both the public and private sectors ranging from McDonalds and  A&W , military camps, hospitals and the hotel industry in Singapore before moving to Australia in 2006.

A passionate believer in social and community justice , he devoted his business success by devoting community assistance to  the least of the community via the Jesuit  Refugee Services, Singapore.

Volunteering in the areas of education, medical and working skills retraining programmes to Burmese and Sri Lankan refugee camps.

In Melbourne , Philip successfully ran a Coffee and Cake boutique café as a business investment portfolio whilst not forsaking his passion for building up a new generation of  Australian business entrepreneurs by connecting them to business Asia namely Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia , Cambodia, Vietnam and Japan.

He sold his business upon his appointment as Chief Operating Officer to the Auswell International group specializing in property sales, development and business advisory. The group is well represented through their offices in Melbourne, China, Cambodia & Vietnam.

He specializes in the areas of business consultancies, business and property speaker, mentor and business investment portfolios around the Asia pacific region.

He has extensive working network relationship with Australian business communities and government authorities, domestically and overseas.

He is an active community fund raiser and event initiator for causes of Multicultural understanding and the Mental Health Foundation of Australia besides other community charity causes.

Central to his core principles in life is to share his knowledge and to build successive  new generation of leaders in business and to play a role of influence in society for the advancement and greater success for diverse Australia.

WINNIE CHUNG - 2nd Vice President

Winnie came to Australia from China at the age 5, so she pretty much grew up in Melbourne. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree (Melb Uni), then Graduate Diploma in Accounting, followed by a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investments.

Since graduation she has been involved in her family business as importers and wholesalers in the clothing and food products. In between raising a family and running the business, Winnie has special interests in golfing and skiing.

She has been involved as a committee member of CPBA since 2004 and was elected Treasurer at the last AGM . She takes pleasure in serving the CPBA and hopes that it continues to grow and prosper providing value to its members and the business community.


BILLY BONG - Treasurer

Billy Bong is a qualified CPA member with years of experience in Accounting, Taxation, Superannuation Fund and the Business Service Industry.
He enjoys working with people from different backgrounds  and helping them to make sense of the numbers.
Billy’s qualifications include Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) and Bachelor of Economics.

Outside of work, Billy enjoys hiking and riding during summer and snowboarding in the winter.


Kelvn Tan - CPBA
KELVIN TAN - Secretary

Kelvin is the other half of the dynamic duo at Plan Ahead Events Camberwell.

Kelvin has a wealth of knowledge in Information Technology (IT) which he applied to the financial sector.
He is involved with all aspects of the events with his strengths being in the project management of the event timeline, finance and budget expenses of the event.

His passion in life (besides his wife) is fine wine, cooking, travelling and running – he recently completed the Melbourne Marathon in 2016 and will be participating in the 2017 event.

He also loves meeting people and lending a helping hand.

He holds the Membership Role in CPBA.
All membership queries should be directed to Kelvin!


Louie Yuan Secretary
LOUIE YUAN - Committee Member

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Anthony Lin
ANTHONY LIN - Committee Member

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RICHARD WONG - Committee Member

Richard has been involved with CPBA for over 20 years.  He is a businessman and scholar.

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Elizabeth is a property and commercial lawyer, with experience in property sales and acquisitions, property development and subdivisions, due diligence, complex property related stamp duty advice, retail and commercial leasing.

Elizabeth is multilingual. She speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien and Malay, and has worked closely with many local and foreign developers and landowners.

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