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The current HDB Board Chairman and Members.
Mr Bobby Chin Yoke Choong
Chairman, Housing & Development Board
Mr Bobby Chin assumed the position of Chairman on 1 October 2016 after serving as the Deputy Chairman from 1 October 2015 to 30 September 2016.
Mr Chin serves on the Board of Directors at Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd, Ho Bee Land Ltd, AV Jennings Ltd, Frasers Property Limited and the Singapore Labour Foundation. He also chairs the Corporate Governance Advisory Committee.
Mr Chin was the Managing Partner of KPMG Singapore from 1992 until his retirement in 2005. He was the Chairman of the Urban Redevelopment Authority from 2001 to 2006, and prior to that, served as its board member from 1997 to 2001. He also served as the Chairman of the Singapore Totalisator Board from 2006 to 2012. Mr Chin chaired the MediShield Life Review Committee in 2013.
Mr Chin is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Mr Benny Lim
Deputy Chairman, Housing & Development Board
Mr Benny Lim was appointed Deputy Chairman of Housing & Development Board (HDB) on 1 October 2022. Mr Lim was the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of National Development from Nov 2011 - Apr 2016. He held concurrent appointments as Permanent Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office and Permanent Secretary, National Security & Intelligence Coordination. Prior to that, Mr Lim was the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Mr Lim has a BA (Hons) in English from the National University of Singapore and a MSc in Political Sociology from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Mr Lim was awarded the Distinguished Service Order in 2021.
Mr Lim retired from the civil service on 1 May 2016. He is currently the Chairman of Temasek Foundation and the Chairman of the National Parks Board.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Housing & Development Board
Mr Tan Meng Dui was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Housing & Development Board (HDB) on 26 February 2021. Before HDB, Mr Tan was the CEO of National Environment Agency (NEA), the leading public organisation responsible for ensuring a clean and green environment, and the sustainable development of Singapore. The two positions in HDB and NEA complement each other well, with both belonging to the Infrastructure and Environment cluster within Government. They play key roles in making Singapore a more liveable and sustainable city, contributing to a quality living environment for present and future generations of Singaporeans.
Mr Tan was previously the Deputy Secretary (Development) in the Ministry of National Development (MND). In this capacity, he was responsible for the development of Singapore’s public housing policies, as well as the research, corporate and communications strategies of the MND family. Before assuming his appointment in MND, Mr Tan was the Deputy Secretary (Technology) in the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF), and had served in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and Republic of Singapore Airforce (RSAF) where he started his career.
Mr Tan graduated from the Imperial College London with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics in 1989. He has a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University, and attended the Advanced Management Programme at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
CEO, SQL View Pte Ltd
Mr Stephen Lim was appointed as a member of the HDB Board in October 2018. He is the CEO and Managing Director of SQL View Pte Ltd.
Stephen Lim is also a member of the Board of Directors of CapitaLand Integrated Commercial Trust Management Limited and PT Diamond Food Indonesia.
He was a member of the Board of Directors in NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd from 2012 to 2021.
He was conferred with the Meritorious Service award during NTUC MAY DAY AWARDS in Year 2021 and he was awarded with “Friend of Labour” by NTUC in Year 2018.
Deputy Managing Director, Corporate Development, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
Ms Jacqueline Loh was appointed as a member of the HDB Board in October 2018. She is currently the Deputy Managing Director for Corporate Development in MAS. She oversees the Finance, Risk & Currency, Technology, as well as the Organisation & People Development Groups.
Ms Jacqueline Loh joined the MAS in 1987. Prior to this appointment, she served as Deputy Managing Director for Markets & Development from 1 September 2013 to 31 January 2021. She was the Assistant Managing Director overseeing the Finance, Information Technology and Risk Group from 1 April 2010 to 31 January 2012 and in charge of the Prudential Policy, Macroprudential Surveillance and Specialist Risk Supervision Group from 1 February 2012 to 31 August 2013. She has also had experience working in MAS New York Office between 1990 and 1994.
She graduated with a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington in 1986. She serves on the Board of Trustee at the Wealth Management Institute. Jacqueline is also a Member of the Board of Trustees of pension savings schemes in a couple of Ministries and the Chairman of Singapore Clearing House Association.
Ms Jacqueline Loh was awarded the Public Administration (Silver) Medal in August 2010 and Public Administration (Gold) Medal in 2018.
Assistant Secretary-General of National Trades Union Congress (NTUC)
Mr Patrick Tay was appointed as a member of the HDB Board in October 2018. He is currently Assistant Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC). He is Director of NTUC’s Legal Services Department and Strategy Department. Mr Tay is the Executive Secretary (ES) of the Singapore Manual and Mercantile Workers' Union (SMMWU) and the United Workers of Electronics & Electrical Industries’ Union (UWEEI), and also serves as Adviser and Trustee to numerous unions.
Graduating from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) in 1995 and Master of Laws in 1999, he is an Advocate & Solicitor (Supreme Court of Singapore), an Associate Mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre and Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. He was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) in 2005 and the Public Service Star (BBM) in 2010.
Mr Patrick Tay is the elected Member of Parliament for Pioneer SMC. He is Chairman of the GPC for Education and Member of the GPC for Home Affairs and Law. He is Chairman of West Coast Town Council and Vice-Chairman of South West CDC. He also serves as a Board Member in the National Healthcare Group and Alexandra Health Fund Limited. He also represents NTUC in the Tripartite Committee on Workplace Fairness.
Managing Director, RDC Architects Pte Ltd
Ms Soh is currently a member of the Appeals Board (Land Acquisition), member of Mandai Development Committee and Chairman of Building & Construction Authority (BCA) Design & Engineering Safety Award Assessment Committee.