New Appointments to the HDB Board

Sep 28, 2018

The Ministry of National Development (MND) has announced board appointment changes at the Housing & Development Board (HDB). The new term of the HDB Board will be from 1 Oct 2018 to 30 Sep 2020.

Chairman of the Board, Mr Bobby Chin Yoke Choong, who is also the Chairman of NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd, has been re-appointed, along with six other members. Another four members have stepped down from the Board and four new members have joined the Board.

New Board Members

The four new HDB Board members are from diverse backgrounds, with broad expertise and experience in information technology, finance and the public service. They are:

BG Goh Si Hou, Chief of Army, Singapore Armed Forces

Mr Stephen Lim Beng Lin, CEO, SQL View Pte Ltd

Ms Jacqueline Loh Wai Yin, Deputy Managing Director, Monetary Policy and Investment / Development and International / FinTech and Innovation, Monetary Authority of Singapore

Mr Patrick Tay Teck Guan, Member of Parliament, West Coast GRC and Assistant Secretary-General, NTUC

Re-appointment of Chairman and Board Members

Mr Bobby Chin Yoke Choong has been re-appointed as Chairman, HDB. Six Board members have also been re-appointed. They are:

Mr Tham Sai Choy, Chartered Accountant

Mr Mohd Sa’at Bin Abdul Rahman, Editor, Berita Harian/Berita Minggu, Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Professor Lily Kong Lee Lee, Provost and Lee Kong Chian Chair Professor of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University

Professor Heng Chye Kiang, Lum Chang Chair Professor, School of Design & Environment, National University of Singapore

Dr Sudha Nair, Executive Director, PAVE

Dr Cheong Koon Hean, Chief Executive Officer, Housing & Development Board

Board Members Stepping Down

Four Board members have stepped down at the end of their term on 30 Sep 2018. MND and HDB wish to thank them for their service, guidance and invaluable contributions during their term of appointment. They are:

Mr Matthias Yao Chih, Director, Agmonton Pte Ltd

Mr Ong Chong Tee, Deputy Managing Director (Financial Supervision), Monetary Authority of Singapore

Ms Teoh Zsin Woon, Deputy Secretary (Transformation), Public Service Division, Prime Minister’s Office

BG Kelvin Khong Boon Leong, Chief of Staff - Joint Staff, Singapore Armed Forces