• Published Date: 30 Sep 2022

    The Ministry of National Development (MND) has announced board appointment changes at the Housing & Development Board (HDB). The new term of the HDB Board will be from 1 Oct 2022 to 30 Sep 2024.

    2. The Board will continue to be led by incumbent Chairman, Mr Bobby Chin Yoke Choong. A Deputy Chairman and seven new members have been appointed to the Board. Six members have been re-appointed, and five members have stepped down.

    Re-appointment of Chairman and Board Members

    3. Mr Bobby Chin Yoke Choong has been re-appointed as Chairman, HDB.

    4. Six Board members have also been re-appointed. They are:

    Mr Tan Meng Dui, Chief Executive Officer, Housing & Development Board

    Mr Stephen Lim Beng Lin, Chief Executive Officer, SQL View Pte Ltd

    Ms Jacqueline Loh Wai Yin, Deputy Managing Director, Corporate Development, Monetary Authority of Singapore

    Mr Patrick Tay Teck Guan, Assistant Secretary-General, National Trades Union Congress (NTUC)

    Ms Rita Soh Siow Lan, Managing Director, RDC Architects Pte Ltd

    Mr Tan Wah Yeow, Non-Resident Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway

    Deputy Chairman

    5. Mr Benny Lim Siang Hoe has been appointed as Deputy Chairman. Mr Benny Lim has a distinguished record of public service. He is currently the Chairman of the National Parks Board (NParks), as well as the Chairman of Temasek Foundation. He was previously the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs from 2005 to 2011; and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of National Development from 2011 to 2016, when he retired from the civil service.

    New Board Members

    6. The seven new HDB Board members are from diverse backgrounds, with experience in the public service and in professional fields. They are:

    BG Chan Ching Hao, Head, Air Operations, Republic of Singapore Air Force

    Ms Chia Yong Yong, Consultant, Foo Kwok LLC

    Mr Ong Tze-Ch’in, 2 Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment

    Ms Pearlyn Phau Yee Meng, Group Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Life Holdings Pte Ltd

    Mr Wendell Wong Hin Pkin, Director, Dispute Resolution; Co-Head, Investigations; and Co-Head, Criminal Law Practice, Drew & Napier LLC

    Dr Wong Sweet Fun, Senior Consultant, Geriatric Medicine; Deputy Chairman Medical Board, Community Care & Population Health; and Clinical Director, Population Health & Community Transformation, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital & Yishun Health

    Mr Zakir Hussain, Political and Singapore Editor, The Straits Times, SPH Media Trust

    Board Members Stepping Down

    7. Five Board members have stepped down at the end of their term on 30 Sep 2022. MND and HDB wish to thank them for their service, guidance and invaluable contributions during their term of appointment. They are:

    Professor Lily Kong Lee Lee, President, Singapore Management University

    Mr Mohd Sa’at Bin Abdul Rahman, Editor, Berita Harian/Berita Minggu, SPH Media Trust

    Dr Sudha Nair, Executive Director, PAVE

    BG Lee Yi-Jin, Director, Military Intelligence; and Chief, Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence, MINDEF

    Mr Lim Ming Yan, Chairman, Singapore Business Federation; and Chairman, Workforce Singapore