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    Board of directors

    Lawrence Wong

    Minister for Finance

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    Director, GIC Board

    Member, GIC Investment Strategies Committee

    Lawrence Wong is Minister for Finance. He is a member of the GIC Investment Strategies Committee. He is Deputy Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore. He chairs the Singapore Labour Foundation, and is a member of the Research Innovation and Enterprise Council and the National Research Foundation Board. Mr Wong began his career as a civil servant, and his portfolio included Chief Executive of the Energy Market Authority and the Principal Private Secretary to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. He was elected a Member of Parliament in May 2011 and subsequently held positions in the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Communications and Information, the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, and Ministry of National Development.

    Mr Wong obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor respectively. He also holds a Master in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

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