Mr. Koh Yong Guan
Experience: Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Defence in 1989 and Permanent Secretary, Ministries of Health and National Development, and Second Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance (Budget and Revenue) between 1998 and 2001. Was appointed the Commissioner of Inland Revenue from 1991 to 1997 and Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore (Governor of the Central Bank) from1998 – 2005. Served as the Chairman of Central Provident Fund Board from 2005 to 2013. He is also Chairman of the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Chairman of the Cancer Sciences Institute of Singapore. Mr. Koh is Singapore’s Ambassador (Non-Resident) to Greece since May 2013.
Education: Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering from the University of Toronto. Master in Business Administration (with distinction) from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium in 1981. He was conferred an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Toronto in 2011.