Ms Sujati has volunteered with the APSN as a member of the Audit Committee since 2016. A corporate practitioner with more than 30 years of experience in both the private and public sectors, Sujati is currently a Mentor to the SMEs and an Adjunct Lecturer with a few British and Australian Universities. Prior to this, she was with Deloitte as a Director overseeing risk advisory, corporate governance, audit and control transformation services. She had also been a Director of Finance and Corporate Services with the Ministry of Law; and a CIO and Head of IT Projects with the Singapore Government, DBS Bank and Citibank. She had also served in the Public Sector Inter-Ministries’ Committees for Organisation Review, Quality Service and Staff Well-being.
Established in 1976, Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) is a social service agency providing special education for persons with mild intellectual disability (IQ 50-70). Today, APSN operates four Special Education (SPED) Schools (APSN Chaoyang School, APSN Katong School, APSN Tanglin School and APSN Delta Senior School) for students aged 7 to 21, an APSN Student Care Centre for children aged 7 to 18 and an APSN Centre for Adults for persons aged 18 and older, benefiting over 1,200 beneficiaries each year.
The APSN Schools and Centre adopt a holistic approach in its curriculum, comprising academic, vocational and social skills, which are important for open employment and lifelong learning. APSN seeks to enable persons with special needs to be active contributors of the society and is committed to inspire and build capabilities of its partners and community to lead and advocate an inclusive society.
To date, APSN’s growing database has more than 5,000 beneficiaries, comprising students, trainees and alumni. The Association is constantly expanding its network to reach out to and understand the needs of its members to better support them.