Chief Urban Designer

Ms Fun is a registered architect with 31 years of experience.

Ms Fun is currently the Chief Urban Designer at the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). Her primary responsibility is to oversee all architectural and urban design aspects of URA’s work.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) from the National University of Singapore in 1986, where upon she joined the Housing & Development Board (HDB), the national public housing agency of Singapore.  While working in HDB, she was awarded an overseas postgraduate scholarship to pursue a post graduate course in urban design.  She obtained her Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University in 1993.

In 1999, she was seconded to the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) which is the national planning and conservation authority of Singapore, to head the Urban Design Section responsible for drawing up the urban design plans and policies for the city centre of Singapore. Following the end of her 2-year secondment, she joined the URA.  Prior to her current appointment, she was the Group Director (Urban Planning & Design), primarily overseeing the planning and urban design work of Central Area which includes districts like Marina Bay and Orchard Road, as well as place management of Singapore River and Marina Bay.

As the Chief Urban Designer, she oversees the urban design for Central Area of Singapore as well as new key growth areas outside the Central Area such as Jurong Lake District, Woodlands Regional Centre, Punggol North Coast and the Greater Southern Waterfront.

She chairs the Design Advisory Panels of the URA for key projects in Singapore to ensure high quality designs for these projects.  She was on the selection committee and competition jury for the Sports Hub and the State Courts respectively.  She currently sits on the Project Steering Committee for Maxwell Chambers.  She is also a member of the Land Transport Authority’s Architectural Design Review Panel for the Jurong Regional Line and North-East Line Extension and Cross Island Line stations.

She sits on the Board of Architects which is the body that regulates the practice of architecture in Singapore by registered individuals and corporations.

Speaking at the Following:

Jun 5

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Development Forum : Transformative Urban Development Projects – City Shaping Case Studies

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Chatham Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong

The Development Forum provides a unique platform for the development community to analyse significant projects, share challenges and ideas, and explore new ways to deliver development and regeneration opportunities across the Asia Pacific.