Leadership

Alice Chua, Managing Director
As one of the founders of Million, Alice has been a key figure in the company’s rise to become a leading lighting specialist in Singapore and the region. In her capacity as Managing Director, she continues to lead with quiet strength. She has become a mentor to the next generation of the family business, imparting her more than 40 years of experience, and instilling Million’s bedrock values of trust and integrity.
   
Edwin Chua, Executive Director
A graduate of Boston University, USA with a degree in Business Administration, Edwin has more than 10 years of experience in the lighting industry. Having always taken an active interest in the business, he joined Million in 1995. Displaying a sharp mind, good business acumen and technical understanding, he helms all aspects of the business, from project management to retail, manufacturing and finances.

Nana Au-Chua, General Manager
A graduate of Boston University, USA with a degree in Biology and Business Administration, Nana worked as a banker with Hong Leong Finance and Bank of America before joining her husband, Edwin, at Million in 1999. Responsible for business development in Singapore and the region, she has been instrumental in realising Million’s potential to meet the lighting needs of contemporary architects, whose styles veer towards sleek simplicity. Her ability to forge strong client relationships and identify emerging trends has helped cement Million’s position as a relevant force in the industry.
   
Christine Chua, Director of Procurement and Operations
After graduating from the National University of Singapore with a degree in Business Administration, Christine worked for a year at container shipping and logistics service company Orient Overseas Container Line. She subsequently joined Million in 1993, first taking on an administrative role, and then moving into the domain of retail sales. Today, Christine is responsible for local procurement as well as managing high-end residential project-based sales while taking care of Million’s regular clientele.

Steven Chua, Director of Business Development
Armed with a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University, Steven practised as an architect in New York for several years. He went on to graduate with an MBA from The University of Chicago, and worked as a consultant for Fox Searchlight Pictures in Los Angeles for three years, where he played an integral role in numerous film acquisition and distribution deals. He subsequently joined Microsoft’s Media & Entertainment Group, developing long-term strategy and evaluating multi-million dollar digital video licensing deals.

In mid-2010, Steven joined the family business as Director of Business Development, dividing his time between Singapore and the US where he is focused on opening up new avenues of opportunity. He currently manages the company’s global accounts.