Mr. SIMON ONG
Deputy Chairman / Co-founder
Kingsmen Creatives Ltd
Simon Ong spearheads the strategic planning, development, as well as its creative and brand standards of Kingsmen, a leading communication design & production group with 18 offices spanning the Asia Pacific region and North America. Kingsmen has won numerous awards, including the Asia’s Top Design Practice, President’s Design Award, Singapore Good Design Mark, SRA Best Retail Concept Award, SFIA Hall of Fame, Promising Brand Award, A.R.E. Retail Design Award and RDI International Store Design Award USA.
An ardent advocate of education, Simon is actively involved in the creative industry as a board director of Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, an Honorary advisor to the Society of Interior Designers of Singapore and an ambassador of Red Dot Design awards.
Simon served as the Chairman of the design sector of Singapore Workforce Development Agency, member of the advisory board of Design Business Chamber, the School of Design & Environment at the National University of Singapore and a board member of SHOP!, a leading Association of Retail
Environments in USA. In 2019, he was inducted into the SHOP! Hall of Fame in recognition of his significant contributions to the industry.
Simon graduated with a master degree in design from the University of New South Wales and an MBA from the University of South Australia.