Junie Foo is the Chair and Co-Founder of BoardAgender, an initiative of the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisation (SCWO), management committee of the SCWO Service Fund, council member of the Singapore Institute of Directors, member of the governing council of SIM and former member of the Diversity Action Committee. 

Since her days as the President of the Financial Women’s Association, Singapore, Junie has been a champion for women and she is passionate about facilitating opportunities for women to advance into senior leadership roles. She is a strong advocate for diversity within organisations and believes it to be both a recipe for business success, as well as a socially responsible measure. She is the Founding Chair of BoardAgender, an initiative to create awareness on the economic benefits of having more women on boards and the necessity of harnessing human capital through building a solid pipeline of senior women in leadership positions. She was a former treasurer on the SCWO board and frequently speaks and facilitates discussions on women in leadership, board diversity and governance.

Junie has close to 30 years of banking and finance experience based in Tokyo and the region.  She was the first non-Japanese, female in the management team of a Japanese financial institution in Singapore, with the overall responsibility for business development and client coverage and management for Singapore local corporates and the multinational corporate segment of the bank. She is currently on the IBF Corporate Banking Review group.

As a governing council member of SIM (Singapore Institute of Management), she is on both the Nominating and Audit committees. She is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) and chairs the Board Advisory and Diversity Committee on the SID council. She is also on the Faculty Advisory Board, National University of Singapore, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences



The BoardAgender SG50 Champions of Change call on every corporate leader
to make the change for gender-balanced business in Singapore.