Women's Forum Asia 19


Jessica Cheam


Founder and Managing Editor


Jessica is the founder and Managing Editor of Eco-Business; an award-winning journalist, TV presenter, director, producer, and a social entrepreneur. She has more than a decade of experience in media, journalism and sustainable development and is a columnist for national newspapers. She is on the Board of Directors for Singapore-listed ComfortDelGro, one of the world's largest land transport companies, and is an independent, non-executive director. She serves as Strategic Advisor to Blue Planet Environmental Solutions, and is founding Director of Embodhi (Singapore), a non-profit for women empowerment in Asia as well as founding Director of EB Impact, a non-profit dedicated to positive sustainable development impact in Asia. She is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors, and currently chairs the Climate Action SG Alliance – an initiative supported by the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources to advocate climate action and raise public awareness on climate issues. A Singapore Press Holdings scholar, she has won many journalism awards. In March 2018, she was announced the winner of the Women of the Future Southeast Asia Awards for the media and communications category. She was also named as one of LinkedIn's Power Profiles for Singapore for 2018.