The APEAR Board is made of professionals from world over who have had global experience in the EAP space. They have years of involvement in the the EAP industry and understand corporate and individual wellness worldwide

Ian Shakespeare


Ian Shakespeare is the CEO, Judgment Index Apac. Prior to joining Judgment Index in 2014, Ian was CEO then Senior VP APAC for OPTUM   View Profile

Russ Hagen

Vice President

Russ Hagen is the CEO of Chestnut Health Systems, Inc. and the wholly owned subsidiary Chestnut Global Partners, LLC.  View Profile

Hong Hao Phua


Honghao graduated from the State University of New York (Buffalo), USA with a Bachelor of Arts (Summa Cum Laude) in Psychology. View Profile

Gary Barnes


With a passion for great people outcomes, Gary Barnes has worked within the health services division of the AXA Group for over 18 years. View Profile

Kaoru Ichikawa, CEAP, Ph.D.

Board Member

Dr. Kaoru Ichikawa started her EAP career as an internal EAP counselor of Motorola in Japan, and later became an Asia Pacific EAP director. View Profile

Miyen Low

Board Member

Miyen Low is a Clinical Psychologist by training but she has beenone of Malaysia’s foremost proponents of the application of psychology... View Profile

Min Kyung Song

Board Member

Min Kyung Song is the CEO of a leading EAP company in Korea, Dain C&M, Inc. and a trained counselor for addiction management and prevention View Profile

Amber Alam

Board Member

Amber is an accomplished leader with 14+ years in Healthcare and Employee Wellness and Benefits market space. View Profile

Kevin Menon

Board Member

Kevin is a Clinical Psychologist, a Certified Master Performance Coach, Hypnotherapist and an international Trainer. View Profile

Grace Ding

Board Member

Grace Ding is the senior EAP professional of Linzi EAP China Delivery. Grace has over fifteen years of sales and account management leadership... View Profile

Rica Gonzales

Board Member

Enrica Gonzalez is a recognized pioneer EAP professional in the Philippines. For many years, Rica served as the Deputy Executive Director... View Profile