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    Board of Directors

    Lawrence Wong

    Prime Minister and Minister for Finance

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    Deputy Chairman, GIC Board
    Chairman, GIC Investment Strategies Committee

    Lawrence Wong is Singapore’s Prime Minister since 15 May 2024, and Minister for Finance since 2021. He is Deputy Chairman of GIC and chairs its Investment Strategies Committee. Prior to entering politics, Mr Wong was a civil servant. He started his career as an economist, and held positions across various government ministries, including as Chief Executive of the Energy Market Authority. He was elected a Member of Parliament in May 2011 and subsequently held ministerial appointments in the Ministry of Defence; Ministry of Education; Ministry of Communications and Information; Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth; and Ministry of National Development. He was previously Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and was appointed Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister in June 2022.

    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 Harvard Kennedy School.

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