Ng Eng Hen

Minister for Defence at Government of Singapore

Ng Eng Hen

Ng Eng Hen

Minister for Defence at Government of Singapore

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Minister for Defence Dr NG Eng Hen Born: Singapore, Dec 10 1958 Education: 1964 - 1974 Anglo-Chinese School 1975 - 1976 National Junior College 1977 - 1987 National University of Singapore -(1982) M.B.B.S. with distinctions in Social Medicine and Public Health -(1987) Master in Medicine (Surgery) Professional Training, Memberships and Awards: -1986 Fellow Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh -1989 New York Hospital - Cornell University Medical Centre Research Fellow, Laboratory of Surgical Metabolism -1990 University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre -Clinical Fellow, Surgical Oncology - First Prize Winner - Clinical Research - Smithkline Beecham Surgical Scholar Award -1990 Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore -1992 American Society of Surgical Oncology -1998 Founder Member, Breast Cancer Foundation, Singapore -1999 American Society of Clinical Oncology Career and Political Appointments:1992 - 1997 Consultant Surgeon, Singapore General Hospital 1997 - 2001 Private Practice, Mount Elizabeth Hospital -Nov 2001 Member of Parliament, Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC -2002 Minister of State, Education and Manpower -2003 Acting Minister for Manpower & Minister of State for Education -2004 Minister for Manpower & Second Minister for Education -July 2005 Minister for Manpower & Second Minister for Defence -May 2006 Re-elected Member of Parliament, Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC -May 2006 Re-appointed Minister for Manpower & Second Minister for Defence -Apr 2007 Deputy Leader of the House -Apr 2008 Minister for Education and Second Minister for Defence -May 2011 Re-elected Member of Parliament, Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC -May 2011 Minister for Defence -May 2011 Leader of the House Key Political Activities: 2002 - present -Member, Remaking Singapore Committee -Chairman, Subcommittee on Enhancing Human Capital, Economic Review Committee -Chairman, University Restructuring Committee MOE -Chairman, Jobs Task Force, MOM -Chairman, Inter-Ministerial Committee on Low Wage Workers -Secretary, Refreshing PAP Committee -SARS Ministerial Committee and Combat Unit -Member (Security Policy Review Committee (SPRC), National Research Foundation (NRF), Research Innovation & Enterprise Council (RIEC), Steering Committee on Life Sciences (SCLS), Steering Commitee on Interactive and Digital Media (SCIDM), National Population Committee (NPC), Ministerial Committee on Community Engagement (MCCE), SYOGOC Advisory Panel (2010)) -Asia NZ Foundation, Honorary Advisor Present: -Organizing Secretary -Co-opted Member, Central Executive Committee, PAP (2005) Family: 1982 Married Ivy Lim Swee Lian (MBBS,M Med (Paed), FRCP (Edin) ) - pediatrician and geneticist. CEO KK Women's and Children's Hospital; Dy CEO SingHealth (2008). Four children. 2 girls and 2 boys. Recreation: Jogging, golf, reading.

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Birthday

12/10/1958 - Singapore

Age

62

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Senior Minister at Government of Singapore

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Second Assistant Secretary-General at People's Action Party

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Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies at Government of Singapore

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Coordinating Minister for National Security at Government of Singapore

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Minister-in-Charge of the Smart Nation Initiative at Government of Singapore

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Minister for Sustainability & the Environment at Singapore Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment

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Senior Minister of State at Singapore Ministry of Finance

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Member at Parliament of Singapore

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Member, West Coast Group Representation Constituency at Parliament of Singapore

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Joint Head, Singapore at Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd.

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Ng Eng Hen
Minister for Defence at Government of Singapore
Education
Master in Medicine (Surgery)
Class of 1987
Attendee
Class of 1976

National Junior College (NJC) is the first Junior College to be established in Singapore. Founded in 1969, National Junior College offers a two-year course for pre-university students and a six-year Integrated Programme, both leading up to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE Advanced Level qualification.

Attendee
Class of 1974
Memberships
Fellow
1986 - Current

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is a professional organisation of surgeons located in Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, within the William Henry Playfair designed Surgeons' Hall and adjoining buildings.

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Minister for Defence
Current

Sovereign level government authority

Member, Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC
Current
Boards & Committees
Member, Central Executive Committee
2018 - Current
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