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Khoo Teng Chye

Executive Director, Centre for Liveable Cities (Ministry of National Development, Government of Singapore)

Mr. Khoo Teng Chye is currently the Executive Director for the Centre for Liveable Cities, Ministry of National Development, Singapore.

He has previously been the Chief Executive of PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, Chief Executive Officer/Chief Planner at the Urban Redevelopment Authority, Chief Executive Officer/Group President of PSA Corporation, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mapletree Investments and Managing Director (Special Projects) of Temasek Holdings.Khoo Teng Chye, WBEF

He is the Chairman of Singapore International Water Week Pte Ltd, sits on the Boards of Tropical Marine Science Institute of National University of Singapore, the International Desalination Association, GDF Suez’s Urban Strategy Council, the Advisory Board of the World Future Foundation, the Advisory Committee for the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) School of Civil & Environmental Engineering. He is an Adjunct Professor at the NTU and at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

Mr. Khoo graduated with First Class Honours in Civil Engineering from Monash University, Australia. A President-cum-Colombo Plan Scholar, he also holds a Master of Science in Construction Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Singapore. He attended the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School and Raffles Institution.

He was awarded the Public Administration (Gold) in 1996 and the Public Administration (Silver) in 1987 by the Singapore government. He was also conferred the Meritorious Service Award by the National Trade Union Congress in 2008 for his contributions to the Singapore Labour Movement.