David is the Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Development Group of JTC Corporation, the lead government agency responsible for the provision of land, space and information to strengthen the competitiveness and catalyse the transformation of industries and enterprises in Singapore. David oversees the land planning, redevelopment of land, procurement and contract management, as well as the master planning and development of JTC’s next generation estates and developments like one-north and Jurong Innovation District.
David has over two decades of professional experience in a multitude of areas from leadership & management, engineering & innovation to industry development; having been involved in the planning, design, construction and project management of major infrastructure, building and reclamation projects. He was involved in the development of the Jurong Island as the world’s top ten chemical and energy hub and the development of Jurong Rock Caverns, South East Asia’s first underground liquid hydrocarbon storage and terminalling facility, located some 150m beneath Banyan Basin.
David is a member of the Development Projects Advisory Panel, the Industry Advisory Committee of the Engineering Science Programme of the National University of Singapore, the SinBerBEST Scientific Advisory Board, and the Construction Productivity Centre Advisory Panel.
David has a BEng in Civil Engineering (First Class Honours) from the University of Adelaide and an MSc in Engineering from the National University of Singapore. In 2005, he was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) and in 2014, he was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in recognition of his contribution to the Public Service.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Jade Restaurant, Fullerton Hotel, Lobby Level
As competition for resources increases and urban populations expand, Singapore is embracing sustainable development. Singapore's experiences on land policies and urban planning have important lessons for other urban centres. This session is co-hosted by the Centre for Liveable Cities.