Rev Jonathan YAO, Dean of Advancement

Rev Jonathan YAO

Dean of Advancement
Corporate Communications Officer
Lecturer, Leadership
Resident Faculty Member


(65) 6291 9744 ext 120


EdD Studies, AGST-Alliance   MA Missions and Evangelism, East Asia School of Theology (Singapore), 1999
BA Christian Ministry, East Asia School of Theology (Singapore), 1998
Grad Dip Business Administration, Singapore Institute of Management, 1996
Dip Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Singapore), 1985


Jonathan has served full-time with Cru Singapore since 1988 and was ordained as a minister of the gospel in 2012.  Prior to joining the ministry, he worked as a System Engineer for a number of years.  He has served on High School, Campus, and National HQ ministries in Singapore.  After completing his seminary education in 1999, he then served with the East Asia Opportunities ministry through her Campus, Church, and Area strategies.  After completing his term of service with them in 2011, he then joined the leadership core of East Asia School of Theology (EAST). He has also served as the Associate Principal and the Dean of Admissions with EAST.

He is an elder with Grace Baptist Church and is married to Eng Meng who is also a staff with Cru Singapore.  They have three children: Isaac, Johann, and Krystal.