Ms Caroline Yang started her career with Hong Lam Marine Pte Ltd as their in-house counsel in 1991 and was appointed as Executive Director in 2002. In her current role as Chief Executive, she also directly oversees the Legal and Human Resources functions.
Ms Yang graduated with L.L.B. Honours (University of London) and B.A. Honours (National University of Singapore) both in 1990. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1992. She subsequently passed Bar Exams of Singapore in 1992 and called to the Bar of Singapore in 1995. She is a member of the Singapore Academy of Law.
Ms Yang has close to 30 years of experience in the shipping industry. In 2019, Ms Yang was elected as the President of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), becoming the first female to helm the Association since its inception in 1985. Currently serving as the President of the SSA for a second term, Ms Yang is also one of the four Vice-Chairs of the International Chamber of Shipping. She is also a board member of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Maritime Foundation.