Introduction to Our Committee Members

Written by John Teo
Current Management Committee (2023 and 2024)
John Teo
Enrico Varella
Tan Jui Kuan
Alvin Terence
Siew Kim Siang
Curtis Choy
COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Tommy Chiang, Baharudin, Derek Lee, Kenneth Chia, Carson Goh


Priscilla Thong / Victor Heng (2021), Ng Yew Chong/George Seam (2022)



Mr Fernando Ng
Mr Desmond Peh
Mr Robert Kee

Honorary Members: 

Lim Hap Hin (deceased)
Lewis Jones (UK) (deceased)
Yein Pah Yuen (deceased)
Tan Choon Tee (deceased)
William Gwee
Tang Sai Thong
Jerry Lee
Ng Kee Chee
Gician Tan


Ng Bo Oen (The Great Wong) (deceased)
Tan Ewee Chee (deceased)
Lim Hap Hin (deceased)
Michael Lim (deceased)
Tan Choon Tee (deceased)
Dr Ly Lai (deceased)





President, JOHN TEO has been a member of IBM since 1981.He was conferred the Order of Merlin having been in the organization for at least 25 continuous years. John is presently a free-lance trainer and consultant. He performs all types of magic, from children shows to gospel magic to trade and corporate shows. He enjoys applying the principles of magic to all types of events and circumstances. His favourite category of magic is mentalism.




Enrico Varella is Vice-President of IBM Ring 115. A Corporate Trainer and Leadership Consultant, he has worked and performed magic in 20 countries. He has been a Student of Magic for 23 years, and has been published for some of his creations and essays in magic. His specialty is Close-Up Magic and Mentalism. He is a serial marathoner and Ironman triathlete, who recently completed his 16th Ironman race in the world championships in Kona, Hawaii. He qualified for the Boston Marathon 2014.




TAN JUI KUAN is a polytechnic lecturer. He joined IBM Ring115 about 2 years ago. He uses magic to illustrate engineering concepts during his lecture. He enjoys science magic and performs magic for children's parties and old-folks' homes. He is very clever at utilizing magical principles and metaphors effectively in his teaching. His favorite routines include Newater production and the straw-through-potato.


Alvin Terence Singapore Magician Mentalist Psychological Illusionist

Assistant Secretary, ALVIN TERENCE, has been a member of IBM Ring 115 since 2008. In 2009 after a month of joining IBM Ring 115, Alvin Terence was nominated as a committee member. In 2012, Alvin Terence joined the IBM Ring 115 Editorial Team and spearheaded the team to produced a monthly e-newsletter for IBM Ring 115 members. Alvin Terence also managed to rub shoulders and interviewed some of the most prolific magicians around: Luca Volpe, Fukai, Tim Ellis, Dee Christopher and more!

During the day outside of the magic fraternity, Alvin Terence, is a director of a marine consultancy firm and during the night, Alvin Terence, pursues his love for magic as a Psychological Illusionist (Mind Magician). Alvin Terence has been awarded IBM Ring 115 Active Member Award for 3 consecutive years and has made numerous appearances on press media such as The NewPaper and several mainstream commercials.

Alvin Terence enjoys serving the members of IBM Ring 115 and putting a smile on every individual with a touch of magic.

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Magic Kim



Kim's interest is in creating new ideas through magic and collaboration learning. His favourite catagory of magic is mentalism, and some of his favourite routines include the magic square, instant Kubick, Tic Tac Toe, and some ropes routines. He is currently the Honorary Treasurer of IBM Ring 115.


KENNETH CHIA is our tireless member who manages our memberships (including defaulting members), qualifying tests, charity events, and driving our lecturers around Singapore if need be. He is a Properties Supervisor. His favorite pastime is to spendtime with family over weekend. He also performs children magic, whenever possible.


Derek is a season performer with years of commerical experience under his belt as a professional entertainer.  Dereks avant-garde approach to magic breaks all the rules of magic as he delights and entertains audiences island wide with much fervent and passion

Please visit find out more about him and his shows.



 Tommy Chiang, better known as Tommillusions, A Full-time Professional Magician, A Mediacorp Consultant Magician for Channel 8 TV Series and Toggle Series "The Truth Seekers" and "Soul Reapers".

Mediacorp Artistes, Ian Fang, Romeo Tan and Rui En are his students.

He's a 4 times Champion Gold Medal, 2 times Champion Gold Trophy and Awarded the Best Performer Award for Singapore Street Festival, Fantabulous Magic Challenge.

Tommillusions had been featured on major newspaper publishers such as Straits Times, Lian He Zaobao and even appeared on TV Channels, from channel 8, channel 5 to Channel News Asia.

Tommillusions has performed Internationally at countries such as, Hong Kong, South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, India and Japan as The Singapore Magician.

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