Hazel is the Deputy Director and Head of Library Administration and Operations at the Office of Information, Knowledge and Library Services (OIKLS). She oversees the human resources, staff development and administration portfolios.
- Graduate Diploma in Information Studies, RMIT, Victoria, Australia, 1986
- B.A (Hons), Monash University, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Hazel joined the Nanyang Technological Institute in 1987 (renamed Nanyang Technological University in 1991) and has held a number of posts. She was Head of the Circulation Department (1988 -1994), Audiovisual Department (1994 – 1999), Media Resource Library (1999 – 2005), Digital Resources Division (2005 – 2008) and the Library Technology & Systems Division (2008 – 2017).
Hazel coordinated and oversaw several key projects, namely the conceptualisation and establishment of the Audiovisual Department and the Media Resources Library, the GEMS digital library portal and the library website. In technology and systems development, she oversaw the enhancements of the Library Management System, implementation of the ezproxy system for authenticated access to e-resources, Library blogs system, DR-NTU Institutional Repository, RFID, Webscale Discovery Service, 24x7 book dispenser, e-book gallery & mobile app.
Hazel was also the Chair of the inaugural Staff Engagement Committee from 2012 - 2015. She currently oversees the human resources and staff development portfolio, Office of Information, Knowledge and Library Services (OIKLS).
Hazel is a member of the Library Association of Singapore and has held various appointments:
- Practising Professional (PP), Library Association of Singapore, 2008 and 2017
Hazel's professional interests include library systems, digital portals, human resources and staff development.