Our Team

CWS is comprised of ten Board members and three mediators.


Michelle Siau, Senior Mediator 

Michelle is a Senior Mediator with CWS. She is a mother of two who successfully juggles work and family while giving back to the community through her work with CWS.

Michelle has over a decade of experience in mediating and successfully resolving cat-related issues. She is also a community caregiver.

Michelle manages the following constituencies by working closely with their respective town councils and caregivers: Choa Chu Kang, West Coast, Marsiling-Yew Tee, Jurong-Clementi and Tanjong Pagar.


Li Jiehui, Mediator

Jiehui is a Mediator with CWS. She is an excellent programme manager who managed both offshore island Trap-Neuter-Release-Manage projects and islandwide caregiver registration projects.

Jiehui also mediates and resolves cat-related issues in the following constituencies: Holland-Bukit Panjang, Sembawang, Ang Mo Kio, Nee Soon and Bishan-Toa Payoh.


Safiah Bte Mohamed Basir, Mediator

Safiah is a Mediator with CWS. She is a dedicated animal lover with an established track record in the successful resolution of cat-related feedback and issues in the following town councils: Aljunied-Hougang, East Coast-Fengshan, Marine Parade, Jalan Besar, Tampines and Pasir Ris-Punggol.

THE BOARD 2020/2021 

Thenuga Vijakumar, President

Thenuga began volunteering with CWS about 10 years ago. She works extensively on the sterilisation of community and pet cats and in promoting responsible cat ownership.


Matsumoto Emi, Vice-President

Emi started volunteering for CWS in 2015 after adopting her first cat. She handles many of the administrative functions of the society. 


Fareena Omar, Treasurer


Nadiah Hazman, Secretary


Amrys Wang, Committee Member


Jasmine Lim, Committee Member

Jasmine shows her love for cats through cat themed merchandise and events. She also works on online events via social media platforms.


Deborah Ong, Committee Member

Deb has extensive experience in the events industry and manages CWS’ events which are the platform for education and outreach. She also wants you to know that her cats Guffy, Vettel and Dexter warm the cockles of her heart (Thank Jamus!).


Edward Foo, Committee Member

Ed is passionate about collaborative partnerships in enhancing the overall welfare of community cats and promoting the ecosystem of responsible caregiving.


Shelby Doshi, Committee Member 

Shelby started advocating for the welfare of cats in 2003, when her favourite community cat was facing removal from her neighbourhood. She strongly believes in promoting awareness for a cat’s right in the community we live in.


Sunny Johar, Committee Member

Sunny has been volunteering with CWS since 2016 as it combines her two loves, social media and cat welfare.

Only the above-stated individuals represent and are authorised to speak on behalf of CWS. Please write to us at info@catwelfare.org if there are any concerns about individuals who may be incorrectly representing themselves to be representatives of CWS.


Cat Welfare Society

At Cat Welfare Society we believe every cat should live a life free from fear and suffering. This is why we exist, to help those who can't help themselves.


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