Lik WONG (Nickname: Lik)
Chief Executive Officer
After his graduation from university, Lik embarked on a 3-month Raleigh International expedition. In the subsequent years, he helped to organise a school building expedition to Myanmar and led the first group of Singaporean volunteers to Tibet. His passion to improve the lives of villagers in remote parts of the world also resulted in him organizing and leading further community aid projects in China (Yunnan & Guizhou) and India (Sikkim). In 2002, Mr Lik founded X-Trekkers to focus on organizing volunteer trips. Over the years, as the standard of living increased, he has expanded the company to move into other areas including photography, backpacking and luxury tours. Lik’s desire is to develop the team at X-Trekkers, encouraging each member to reach their potential and to provide a lifestyle and opportunities to travel, have meaningful experiences and meet interesting people along the journey.
YEO Ching Khee (Nickname: CK)
Director/ Adventure Consultant
Not wanting a 9-5 job, Ching Khee manages X-Trekkers with Lik. His vision is to introduce the joy of trekking with nature to more people, including the youths. He has since led, planned, and organized expeditions to Malaysia, Indo China, China, Tibet, India, Thailand, Indonesia and Nepal. He also participated in Raleigh Singapore’s Inner Mongolia Expedition in 1999. He was the logistics officer for Operation ShangriLa (China-Yunan) in Jun- Jul 2002, Operation Leader for Camp Heartware (China-Guizhou) in Dec 2002, Operation Snow Lotus 2003 (India-Sikkim) in Oct-Nov 2003 and Operation Snow Lotus 2004 (China-Guizhou) in April 2004. He has led, planned and organized more than 10 expeditions to Gunung Tahan, Gunung Kinabalu, Gunung Ledang, Gunung Panti; to name a few, since year 2001. With his experience, all the expeditions were successful in terms of safety and satisfying the trekker’s objectives.
Khamisah SALAMAT (Nickname: Kakak)
In addition to speaking English and Malay, Khamisah is conversant in Mandarin and Japanese. With the flair in languages and passion in tourism, she decided to indulge herself in travel. The year 2017 would be her 26th year in the travel industry, with 4 years in in-bound and 22 years in out-bound tours. Out of the 22 years, she spent 16 years specializing in Japan. She has explored 39 of the 47 prefectures in Japan. Besides Japan, she has experiences in New Zealand, Turkey, West Coast America, Maldives and other nearby destinations. Currently, Khamisah specializes in conducting tours for the Muslim community, and has since helped to open up new markets and business opportunities for the company. Khamisah loves interacting with people and making them feel welcomed and taken care of. Her cooking makes most people feel really happy too.
Annabelle TEE (Nickname: Belle)
Annabelle’s passion for the outdoors began when her father brought her to climb Mount Kinabalu at the age of 8 with a 10kg backpack during a heavy storm. Although it was extremely tough, strangely she enjoyed the thrill and the challenge of pushing herself to get to the summit. Annabelle later went on to become an Outdoor Adventure Instructor in school, attaining certificates in various outdoor disciplines such as rock-climbing, kayaking and scuba-diving. Annabelle enjoys bringing people to off-the-beaten-track places and has led and planned expeditions in countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, South Africa, New Zealand, etc. Her interests include nature, food, and music, especially, when you combine all the three together. After 2 and a half years in the corporate world, Annabelle now puts her marketing skills to good use promoting the thing she loves most: “Adventure-ing!”