Executive Director

Mr Khoo Teng Chye is currently the Executive Director for the Centre for Liveable Cities, Ministry of National Development (MND), Singapore.

He was formerly the Chief Executive of PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mapletree Investments and Managing Director (Special Projects) of Temasek Holdings, Chief Executive Officer/Group President of PSA Corporation and Chief Executive Officer/Chief Planner at the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) of Singapore.

He sits on the Boards of Temasek Foundation Ecosperity, Temasek Foundation Connects, National University Health System, and the Institute of Real Estate Studies and Tropical Marine Science Institute of the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is also on the Advisory Panel of NUS Deltares, and the Development Projects Advisory Panel set up by the Ministry of Finance, Singapore. He is a member of the Advisory Committee to the Chief Minister for the formation of the New Capital for Andhra Pradesh, India. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, National Technological University, and at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS. He is Senior Fellow of the URA Academy, Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, and Chairman of Urban Land Institute (ULI), Singapore.

Mr Khoo was a President-cum-Colombo Plan Scholar and graduated with First Class Honours in Civil Engineering from Monash University, Australia.  He also holds a Master of Science in Construction Engineering from NUS and attended the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School.

He was awarded the Public Administration (Gold) in 1996 and the Public Administration (Silver) in 1987 by the Singapore government.  He was also conferred the Meritorious Service Award by the National Trade Union Congress in 2008.

Speaking at the Following:

Jun 5

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Back to the Future – Heritage as a Catalyst for Urban Regeneration

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Bowen Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong

Are Asian governments effectively protecting their historic sites, and how does heritage preservation feature in city-wide plans for urban regeneration?

Jun 6

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

UrbanPlan Conversation@Lunch

12:35 PM – 1:35 PM
Conrad Hong Kong Lobby Lounge

Come meet our member leaders who have championed ULI’s Asia Pacific UrbanPlan programme. Over the past three months, the programme has been piloted in Hong Kong, Manila and Singapore. UrbanPlan is a great education initiative targeted at students from high schools to universities, as well as the public services sector. Join this session to discover more about the programme, how you can help, and how it impacts local communities.