Singapore, 2 May 2023 – ONERHT Foundation Ltd (“Foundation”), the corporate social responsibility vehicle of RHTLaw Asia LLP and the RHT Group of Companies (collectively, “ONERHT”), has appointed Mr. Jayaprakash Jagateesan, Group Chief Executive Officer of the AlDigi Group, as its new Board Director, effective 1 May 2023.
Prakash also holds various positions both within and outside ONERHT and is an active member of the community who contributes to meaningful causes aligned with the Foundation’s core pillars of education, environment and sustainability, disadvantaged groups, as well as arts and sports.
He is the Deputy Chairman and Co-Founder of SDAX Exchange, Director of carbon trading platform AirCabon Exchange, Director of Global Indian International School, Vice Chairman of the Singapore Indian Education Trust (SIET), Member of the Singapore Hockey Federation Disciplinary Sub-Committee and an avid golfer who regularly participates in charity tournaments.
Mr Jayaprakash Jagateesan, Director of ONERHT Foundation Ltd, said, “The Foundation’s flagship events have been a prominent fixture on ONERHT’s calendar for many years and I have witnessed the Foundation’s evolution and growth first-hand. I look forward to playing a more active role in supporting the Foundation’s efforts to inspire a philanthropic culture of doing good.”
Ms Kaylee Kwok, Chairman of ONERHT Foundation, said, “In line with the Board’s ongoing succession plans, we recognise the importance of progressively refreshing the Board to address the evolving needs of the Foundation. Prakash’s appointment ensures that the Foundation’s Board will continue to have an appropriate mix and diversity of skills, professional experience, and personal qualities to collectively advance the Foundation’s initiatives and programmes to give back to the community.”
“We welcome Prakash to the Board and look forward to his contributions as we work closely together on our mission to provide a framework, platform and channel for corporate social responsibility and pro-bono initiatives,” added Ms Kwok.
Since its inception in 2015, the Foundation has with the support of its donors and sponsors been able to raise more than S$4 million for more than 24 charitable organisations.