Singapore, 10 June 2011... The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that Mr Lawrence Wong Shyun Tsai, Minister of State for Ministry of Education and Ministry of Defence, has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr Wong’s term of appointment will be from 10 June 2011 to 31 May 2013.
2 Mr Wong started his public sector career in the Ministry of Trade and Industry in August 1997. He joined the Administrative Service in January 2002 and was appointed Chief Executive of the Energy Market Authority in January 2009. Mr Wong left the Administrative Service in April 2011.
3 The members of the MAS Board of Directors are listed in the Annex.
Board of Directors of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (with effect from 10 June 2011)
Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam (Chairman) Deputy Prime Minister; Minister for Finance; Minister for Manpower
Mr Lim Hng Kiang (Deputy Chairman) Minister for Trade and Industry
Mr Heng Swee Keat Minister for Education
Mr Lawrence Wong Shyun Tsai Minister of State for Ministry of Education; Minister of State for Ministry of Defence
Mr Teo Ming Kian (Chairman of Audit Committee) Permanent Secretary (National Research and Development), Prime Minister’s Office; Advisor (Special Projects), Ministry of Finance
Mr Lim Chee Onn (Chairman of Risk Committee) Senior Advisor, Keppel Corporation Limited; Chairman, Singbridge International Singapore Limited
Mr Lucien Wong Yuen Kuai Managing Partner, Allen & Gledhill
Mr Peter Ong Boon Kwee Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance