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Establishment of SNTC

In June 2008, with the support from MSF (then MCYS) and the National Council of Social Service (NCSS), the Special Needs Trust Company Limited (SNTC) was successfully incorporated as an independent Company Limited by Guarantee. Relevant safeguards as provided for under the Companies Act, Trustees Act, Charities Act, Institute of Public Character (IPC) Regulations and Code of Governance for Charities and IPCs are in place for regulation of the corporate governance of SNTC. SNTC has been granted NCSS membership, Charity and IPC status.

About SNTC



The provision of affordable trust services for the benefit of persons with special needs


Collaborate with individuals and communities to provide support and ensure financial security for persons with special needs


To enhance the financial security and well-being of persons with special needs through the provision of Trust services

Our Duties As Trustee

  1. To manage the Trust assets for the sole benefit of the beneficiary
  2. To comply with the terms of the Trust deed
  3. To protect and safeguard Trust assets
  4. To act fairly and impartially between the beneficiaries
  1. Not to profit from the Trust and avoid conflicts of interest between the Trustee’s own interests and those of the Trusts
  2. To keep clear and accurate accounts
  3. To exercise reasonable care and skill in ensuring the financial security and well-being of the beneficiary

Non-Financial Information

Name of organisation

Special Needs Trust Company Limited


#10-01 Central Plaza
298 Tiong Bahru Road
Singapore 168730

Contact Information


+65 6278 9598


+65 6270 7936



Charity Status

Charity Regn no.


Charity Regn date

1 August 2008


Company Limited by Guarantee



Date of establishment

20 June 2008

IPC Status



Effective Date

1 August 2013 to 31 July 2022

Sector Administrator

Ministry of Social and Family Development


  • Permanent Secretary (PS) of MSF, Mr Chew Hock Yong
  • Mr Conrad Melville Campos
  • Mr Lee Chak Meng
  • Chairman of SNTC, Mr Moses Lee 

Board of Directors

  • Mr Moses Lee (Chairman)
  • Mr Cyril Chua
  • Mrs Hauw-Quek Soo Hoon​
  • ​Prof Tang Hang Wu
  • Ms Tina Hung
  • Ms Charlotte Beck
  • Ms Dilys Boey
  • Mr J R Karthikeyan
  • Mr Mark Tham
  • Mr Yee Chen Fah

External Auditor

  • Cypress Singapore Public Accounting Corporation

General Manager

  • Ms Esther Tan                               

Annual Reports

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