Member, NUHS Board
Principal Consultant, i-Grow Partners Pte Ltd
Senior Advisor, Glamco Aviation Pte Ltd
Mr Ishak Ismail is currently Principal Consultant for i-Grow Partners Pte Ltd and also Senior Advisor to Glamco Aviation Pte Ltd. His previous experiences from 2011 to 2022 were with BAE Systems Hägglunds as Regional Director (Asia), with CWT Limited as CEO Defence Services and with ST Electronics (e-Services) Pte Ltd as Senior Vice-President/General Manager.
In 2011, Mr Ismail retired from the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) in the rank of Brigadier-General after serving more than 29 years. He held various senior appointments and contributed significantly in training transformation for the SAF and in developing leaders.
Mr Ismail currently serves as a Member of the Board of Directors for the National University Health System (NUHS) from April 2020. He also leads various national councils - Chairman of Families for Life Council from February 2020 and Chairman of the National Maritime Safety at Sea Council from June 2020.
Mr Ismail also volunteers as a Member of Advisory Council on Community Relations in Defence (ACCORD) since 2012 and within ACCORD his focal area is in strengthening and recognising family support for NS.
Mr Ismail holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelors of Arts (Economics and Sociology) from the National University of Singapore. He also attained a Graduate Diploma in Leadership and Organisational Development from the Civil Service College in conjunction with MIT.
In 2008, he received the Public Administration Medal Silver (Military) for his significant contributions to the armed forces.