30 Sep 2020
Seng Meng is the Executive Director of SHINE Children and Youth Services. A registered social worker and Gallup-certified strengths coach, Seng Meng specialises in youth work, group work and juvenile delinquency. He is the first Asian to be certified as a Theft Talk Counselor in USA. Seng Meng is a founding member of Youth Work Association (Singapore) and the Chairperson of the Crisis Response Team (Special Committee) of Singapore Association of Social Workers. He is also an appointed member of the Social Work Accreditation and Advisory Board and serves on various national workgroups and committees to advance social work practice and standards.
Seng Meng has won numerous accolades. These included the Commissioner of Police’s Individual Commendation Award in 2009 for outstanding work with youths-at-risk, South West District ComCare Social Service Award Winner 2009 and Social Service Institute’s STAR Adult Educator Award in 2014 and 2020 for excellence in teaching. In recognition of his professional expertise and sector-wide contributions, Seng Meng has been appointed as a Social Service Fellow since 2016. In 2019, Seng Meng was conferred the Outstanding Social Worker Award by the President of the Republic of Singapore.
Seng Meng holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from National University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration from the Nanyang Fellows Programme, Nanyang Technological University.