Book on philanthropists aims to inspire giving

S'pore businessman and trustee of fund among those featured

Mr Keith Chua, a trustee of the Mrs Lee Choon Guan Trust Fund and a keen supporter of social entrepreneurship, is among those featured in the Asean Impact 25 book.
Mr Keith Chua, a trustee of the Mrs Lee Choon Guan Trust Fund and a keen supporter of social entrepreneurship, is among those featured in the Asean Impact 25 book.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
The book also features (from top) Mayapada Group founder Dr Tahir from Indonesia, as well as Tsao Foundation chairman Mary Ann Tsao and Lien Foundation chairman Laurence Lien, both from Singapore. Mr Keith Chua, a trustee of the Mrs Lee Choon Guan Tr
The book also features Mayapada Group founder Dr Tahir (above) from Indonesia, as well as Tsao Foundation chairman Mary Ann Tsao and Lien Foundation chairman Laurence Lien, both from Singapore.
The book also features (from top) Mayapada Group founder Dr Tahir from Indonesia, as well as Tsao Foundation chairman Mary Ann Tsao and Lien Foundation chairman Laurence Lien, both from Singapore. Mr Keith Chua, a trustee of the Mrs Lee Choon Guan Tr
The book also features Mayapada Group founder Dr Tahir from Indonesia, as well as Tsao Foundation chairman Mary Ann Tsao (above) and Lien Foundation chairman Laurence Lien, both from Singapore.
The book also features (from top) Mayapada Group founder Dr Tahir from Indonesia, as well as Tsao Foundation chairman Mary Ann Tsao and Lien Foundation chairman Laurence Lien, both from Singapore. Mr Keith Chua, a trustee of the Mrs Lee Choon Guan Tr
The book also features Mayapada Group founder Dr Tahir from Indonesia, as well as Tsao Foundation chairman Mary Ann Tsao and Lien Foundation chairman Laurence Lien (above), both from Singapore.

Businessman Keith Chua, 64, is a trustee of a fund which has given away millions to causes in education, healthcare and heritage.

The executive chairman of ABR Holdings, the food and beverage firm that owns Swensen's in Singapore, credits his family and his Christian faith with inspiring him to be a philanthropist.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 31, 2018, with the headline 'Book on philanthropists aims to inspire giving'. Print Edition | Subscribe