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Ashtree International Police Defence Tac





Meet The Team

Dr Matthew Yap - Ashtree International

Dr Matthew Yap

ICAO/ IMO Consultant

Dr Matthew Yap advises international airports and construction companies for Changi East (CE) three runway and Terminal 5 development. Dr Yap completed the ICAO-ACI AMPAP Programme and is certified as ICAO National and Aerodrome Inspector, AVSEC PM and Safety Management System. Dr Yap is also certified PFSO, CSO and SSO and advises on container port design and port audit.

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Victor Gomez

IATA and Air Operations

Victor Gomez served the Republic of Singapore Airforce for over 25 years as an Air Traffic Control officer. Conversant with both civil and military airspace and airbase operation. Victor advises airport and runway construction companies, airports and airlines. Victor is a certified IATA trainer and trains both muliti national corporations and civil aviation officials worldwide. 

Jo Lee - Ashtree International

Jo Lee

Security Consultant

Jo Lee has a portfolio of over 20 years in EPC and system integration, working with multinational corporations like Singtel, NCS, ST and AGT. Her expertise includes project start up and dispute resolution for contractors awarded with complex government projects in frontier markets.  Jo Lee has also served the SPF VSC for over 20 years.

Our Advisory Team

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AC (Ret) S Lakshmanan

National Security

Mr S Lakshmanan retired from the Singapore Police Force (SPF) after 35 years with distinguished service in both regular, reserve and in the volunteer special constabulary (VSC) as Commander. Mr S Lakshmanan also has an extensive community service record in the public safety sector. Mr S Lakshmanan is presently Chairman of the Cybersecurity Asia (Singapore).

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Kevin Ho

Cyber Security

Kevin is Director of Norwegian Cybersecurity Institute where he leads research and cybersecurity certification. Prior, Kevin served as Head of Sovereign Wealth business at ABN AMRO asset management and SVP Wealth Management Advisory at HSBC. Kevin is certifed CISA, CEH, CADS, and also serves on several boards, technology steering committee, focusing on IT and infosec.

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Bernie Ho

Martial Arts and Self Defence

Bernie Ho is an international martial arts and self defence consultant with local and foreign police forces. Bernie retired as Police Superintendent after 35 years of service. Bernie last served as Wing Commander of the Gurkha Contingent and was formerly the Aide-de-Camp to late President Wee Kim Wee.  Bernie has both military and law enforcement credentials.

Dr Stephen Chee - Ashtree International

Dr Stephen Chee

Police Defence Tactics

Dr Stephen Chee is a certified forensic psychologist and retired as Police Superintendent after 30 years of service. Stephen holds the prestigious credential of “instructor trainer” in defensive tactics and is also a protect and restraint expert witness. Stephen served in various advisory boards and law enforcement body in Singapore and overseas including ASLET, MPTC, INEOA, NSA and ICTOA.

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Wayne Koo

Crisis Management

Wayne Koo is a crisis management specialist and founded Waterbrooks consultants. Wayne is a chartered financial accountant and a chartered fellow with the Australian CPA. Wayne’s portolio of projects include over 20 listed corporations in the Singapore Stock Exchange and continues with investor relations with local and overseas clients.   

Serene Wee - Ashtree International

Serene Wee

Medical and Rescue

Serene Wee has over 30 years in the defence and law enforcement industry, particularly in medical solutions. Serene founded her medical corporation, Verde Care with anti virus and anti bacteria solutions for individuals and corporations with laboratory results to destroy over 3000 virus and bacteria.  Serene distributes military hospital solutions regionally and is a certified RESILO practitioner.

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