Dr Mark Machin
Vice Chairman<br>Opto Investments
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Member, GIC Investment Strategies Committee
Chan Chun Sing is Minister for Education. He is concurrently Minister-in-charge of the Public Service. Mr Chan served with the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) from 1987 to 2011. He was elected a Member of Parliament in May 2011 and subsequently held positions in various ministries, including as Minister for Social and Family Development, 2nd Minister for Defence and Minister for Trade and Industry. Mr Chan was also Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress and Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office.
Mr Chan holds a Bachelor’s degree (First Class Honours) in Economics from Cambridge University under the SAF (Overseas) and President’s Scholarship. He was awarded the Distinguished Master Strategist Award 1998 by the US Army Command and Staff College. In 2005, he completed the Sloan Fellows Programme at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under the Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship.
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