24 May 2019

By the closing deadline on 22 May 2019, 1700 hours, a total of 195 ballot cards were received out of 641 ballot cards mailed out. Out of these, 15 ballot cards were invalid (belonging to Fellows with arrears). The number of valid ballot cards was 180.


The counting of votes took place at 1730 hours on 23 May 2019 at the Academy’s office. The counting of votes was conducted in the presence of two (2) scrutineers, Dr Tan Yeh Hong and Dr Goh Yaw Chong.


The summary of the ballot results is as follows:


S/N Candidate Number of Votes
1 Dr Kow Wei Chieh Alfred 100
2 Dr Lim Yon Kuei Bernard 124
3 Dr Ooi Seng Huan Adrian 78
4 Dr Seow Choon Sheong 93


Pursuant to Article 38 of the College’s constitution, the candidates up to the number of vacancies who received the most votes shall be declared elected.


We are pleased to declare the following candidates duly elected to the Council of the College of Surgeons, Singapore (2019 – 2021):


1. Dr Kow Wei Chieh Alfred
2. Dr Lim Yon Kuei Bernard
3. Dr Seow Choon Sheong

On behalf of the Council, we would like to thank all the candidates for volunteering to serve. Please join us in congratulating the duly elected council members.

Thank you.

Yours sincerely
Dr Goh Yaw Chong
Honorary Secretary
College of Surgeons, Singapore