Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the policy and general administration of the affairs and business of MAS and informs the Government of the regulatory, supervisory and monetary policies of the MAS.

Role of the Board

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has operational autonomy. Under the MAS Act, the Board of Directors of MAS is appointed by the President. The Chairman of the Board is appointed by the President on the recommendation of the Cabinet.

The Board of Directors is responsible for the policy and general administration of the affairs and business of MAS and informs the Government of the regulatory, supervisory and monetary policies of the MAS. The Board is ultimately accountable to the Parliament of Singapore through the Minister-in-charge of MAS.

Mr Gan Kim Yong

Chairman

Deputy Prime Minister and
Minister for Trade and Industry

Mr Heng Swee Keat

Board Member

Deputy Prime Minister 
Minister Chee Hong Tat (revised)

Mr Chee Hong Tat

Board Member

Minister for Transport and Second Minister for Finance

Mr Alvin Tan

Board Member

Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry and
Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

Mr Peter Ong Boon Kwee

Board Member (Chairman of Risk Committee)

Former Head, Civil Service

Mr Chaly Mah

Board Member (Chairman of Audit Committee)

Chairman, NetLink NBN Management Pte Ltd

Mr Lim Hng Kiang

Board Member

Special Advisor, Ministry of Trade and Industry

Mr Lucien Wong

Board Member

Attorney-General, Attorney-General's Chambers

Mrs Deborah Ong

Board Member

Retired Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Mr Ng Wai King

Board Member

Managing Partner, WongPartnership
Chia Der Jiun

Mr Chia Der Jiun

Board Member

Managing Director, MAS

Board Committees

Chairman's Meeting

The Chairman's Meeting makes decisions on major changes to the regulatory framework and supervisory policies. The Meeting also approves major changes to policies and strategies relating to financial centre development, international and regional relations, and payment and settlement systems operated by MAS.

Monetary and Investment Policy Meeting

The Monetary and Investment Policy Meeting deliberates and decides on issues relating to the formulation and implementation of monetary policy with the objective of maintaining price stability for sustainable economic growth. The Meeting also oversees the investment of MAS' reserves.

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee provides an independent assessment of MAS' internal controls and financial reporting process. The Committee also reviews the efforts of MAS' internal and external auditors. The Audit Committee comprises Mr Chaly Mah (Chairman), Mrs Deborah Ong and Mr Ng Wai King.

Risk Committee

The Risk Committee provides oversight and guidance on the management of risks faced by MAS. The Committee oversees the MAS-wide risk management framework, and reviews MAS' risk management policies and the processes for reporting of risks. The Risk Committee comprises Mr Peter Ong (Chairman), Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, Mrs Deborah Ong, Mr Ng Wai King, Mr Chia Der Jiun and Mr Quek Gim Pew (non-Board member).

Staff Committee

The Staff Committee approves the appointment, promotion and compensation of senior management staff. The Committee also approves key personnel policies, including overall pay policy.