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Mr Khoo Teng Chye



Executive Director

Centre for Liveable Cities

Ministry of National Development, Singapore

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

He was formerly the Chief Executive of PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mapletree Investments and Managing Director (Special Projects) of Temasek Holdings, Chief Executive Officer/Group President of PSA Corporation and Chief Executive Officer/Chief Planner at the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) of Singapore.

He sits on the Boards of Temasek Foundation Connects, National University Health System, and the Institute of Real Estate Studies and Tropical Marine Science Institute of the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is also on the Advisory Panel of NUS Deltares, and the Development Projects Advisory Panel set up by the Ministry of Finance, Singapore. He is a member of the Advisory Committee to the Chief Minister for the formation of the New Capital for Andhra Pradesh, India. He is Senior Fellow of the URA Academy, Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Chairman of Urban Land Institute (ULI), Singapore, and a ULI Global Governing Trustee.

Mr Khoo was a President-cum-Colombo Plan Scholar and graduated with First Class Honours in Civil Engineering from Monash University, Australia.  He also holds a Master of Science in Construction Engineering from NUS and attended the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School.

He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in 2018, 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.