Mr Ni De En
Director, Urban Solutions & Sustainability (USS)
National Research Foundation (NRF)
Ni De En is the Director of the Urban Solutions and Sustainability (USS) directorate in the National Research Foundation (NRF), Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore. He is responsible for formulating R&D strategies in the USS domain to improve Singapore’s liveability, sustainability and resource resilience.
Prior to his current role, De En served as the Director Manpower, NRF, overseeing the development of R&D talent across the Research, Innovation and Enterprise ecosystem, as well as Director of the Services and Digital Economy directorate overseeing Singapore’s investments in digital R&D. Prior to the NRF, De En has also served in several ministries and agencies across government, including at the Infocomm and Media Authority, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Trade and Industry.