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Minister Lawrence Wong

Mr Lawrence Wong was elected as a Member of Parliament in May 2011 and was re-elected in September 2015 and July 2020. He is a Member of Parliament for Marsiling-Yew Tee Group Representation Constituency and is currently the Minister for Finance. Mr Wong was previously the Minister for Education and the Second Minister for Finance, and has held positions in the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Communications and Information, and the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth and the Ministry of National Development.

Mr Wong co-chairs the Multi-Ministry Taskforce on COVID-19, and is a member of the GIC Board, the Future Economy Council, the Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council and the National Research Foundation Board. He also co-chairs the Singapore-Shanghai Comprehensive Cooperation Council.

Mr Wong spent his earlier professional life as a civil servant. He was previously Chief Executive of the Energy Market Authority, and the Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Before that, he was the Director of Healthcare Finance at the Ministry of Health, where he implemented reforms to MediShield, to provide Singaporeans with better protection against large hospital bills.

At the community level, Mr Wong has been involved in youth work in church and voluntary organisations. He co-founded a voluntary organisation to develop and mentor youths called PromiseWorks, which received the Outstanding New Volunteer Initiative award in 2003.

Mr Wong was educated at Tanjong Katong Secondary School and Victoria Junior College. He obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. He also holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School.

Senior Minister of State Chee Hong Tat

Mr Chee Hong Tat was elected as a Member of Parliament in September 2015. He was re-elected as a Member of Parliament for the Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in the 2020 General Election. After the 2020 General Election, he was appointed Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Transport. In May 2021, Mr Chee left the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and joined the National Trades Union Congress as its Deputy Secretary-General.

During his first term in politics, Mr Chee had served as Senior Minister of State in Health, Communications & Information, Education and Trade & Industry.

Mr Chee joined the Civil Service in 1998 and worked at the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Education. He was appointed Principal Private Secretary to then Minister Mentor Mr Lee Kuan Yew in 2008. Mr Chee became Chief Executive of the Energy Market Authority in 2011 and was appointed Second Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Trade and Industry in 2014.

Mr Chee graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science (Highest Honours) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts (Highest Honours) in Economics. He obtained his Masters of Business Administration from Adelaide University in 2006.

Amrin Amin

Mr Amrin Amin is the Branch Chair of Sengkang Central. He was a Member of Parliament representing Sembawang Group Representation Constituency (Woodlands) from 2015 to 2020.

During his term in politics, Mr Amrin held roles in the Ministry of Home Affairs & Ministry of Health. Prior to political office, he was a corporate lawyer at Joseph Tan Jude Benny LLP specialising in mergers and acquisitions.

Mr Amrin received his education at Dunman Secondary School and Tampines Junior College before reading law at the National University of Singapore (Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Columbia University in New York (Master of Laws (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)).

He enjoys history, movies, reading autobiographies and collecting newspapers during milestone events.

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