Jessica Cheam

Founder & Managing Director

Jessica Cheam is the Founder and Managing Director of Eco-Business, Asia Pacific’s leading media and business intelligence organisation dedicated to sustainable development. She is a globally recognised sustainability pioneer with two decades of experience in media, sustainable development and ESG issues.

She serves as an independent, non-executive director for Singapore-listed Wilmar International, Asia’s leading agribusiness group, and ComfortDelGro, one of the world's largest land transport companies. She chairs ComfortDelGro’s Board Sustainability Committee and is a member of its Audit & Risk and Digitalisation Committees.

Cheam holds the CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing and is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) ESG Committee. She is also accredited with INSEAD’s Certificate of Corporate Governance and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors in Malaysia and the UK.

Jessica advises many government boards and multi-national organisations on ESG strategy and governance and has a particular interest in issues at the intersection of sustainability, technology, diversity and inclusion. She serves as director at Reneum Institute, strategic advisor to Blue Planet Environmental Solutions, advisory board member to NextWave Partners, and is a member of the International Women’s Forum Singapore. Jessica is also the founding director of EB Impact, a non-profit that creates programmes for Asia’s underserved communities.