Bryan Choong is a trained counsellor and the first Centre Manager and subsequent Executive Director of Oogachaga, a personal development agency that has provided LGBT-affirmative counselling and support for the community since its formation in 1999. He was one of the recipients of the inaugural Asia Pink Awards, held in Singapore on 16 March 2014.
Choong headed Oogachaga for 6 years, from 2009 to 2015. On 1 July 2015, he stepped down as Executive Director and his role was taken over by Leow Yangfa.
In early 2016, Choong became a Program Associate at B-Change Foundation.
In 2017, he studied at the University of Edinburgh on a one-year programme leading to a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree with the support of the Chevening scholarship offered by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
This article was written by Roy Tan.