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Mr Chan Heng Kee














Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health, Singapore


Mr Chan Heng Kee is the Permanent Secretary of Health since 1 May 2016. He had previously served as the Permanent Secretary of Social and Family Development and the Permanent Secretary of Community Development, Youth and Sports. 

Since joining the Singapore Public Service in 1996, Heng Kee has held different appointments in various public sector organisations. These include Chief Executive at the Workforce Development Agency; Dean and Chief Executive Officer at the Civil Service College; Deputy Secretary (Development) at the Public Service Division, Prime Minister’s Office; Director (Strategic Policy and Research) at the former Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports; Director (Manpower Development) at the Ministry of Manpower; and Assistant Director (Sea and Air Transport) at the former Ministry of Communications.

Heng Kee chairs the National Library Board, Employment and Employability Institute and MOH Holdings.  He also sits on the Board of Directors of the Singapore Totalisator Board, Singapore Health Services, National University Health System, Central Provident Fund Board and MOH Office for Healthcare Transformation Pte. Ltd.

He holds Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, as well as a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.