Economic Society of Singapore

Organisational Structure

ESS 63rd Council


Professor Euston QUAH

Albert Winsemius Chair Professor in Economics
Head of Economics
Director, Economic Growth Centre School of Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University

Vice President  

Chief Executive and Founding Director
Centennial Asia Advisors
Vice President  

Mrs. Jeanne CHENG
Chief Risk Officer
Singapore Power Limited
Vice President  

Dr. David LEE
Co-Founder, Left Coast

Singapore University of Social Sciences

Vice President  


Mr. Vikram KHANNA
Associate Editor
The Straits Times
Vice President  


Dr. Leslie TEO
Chief Economist and Director
Economics and Investment Strategy Department
GIC Private Limited
Honorary Treasurer  

A/P Chia Wai Mun
Associate Professor (Economics)Nanyang Technological University
Honorary Assistant Treasurer  

Mr. LIM Sze How
Executive Director
Partnership, Lombard Odier
Honorary Secretary  

A/P Chang Young Ho
Associate ProfessorHead, Business & Management Minor
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Assistant Secretary

Mr. CHUA Yeow Hwee


National University of Singapore

Assistant Secretary


Mr. LEE Jian Lin, Zach

Research Associate, Nanyang Technological University


Council Members

Dr. Taimur BAIG

Managing Director and Chief Economist






Avenir Holdings Pte Ltd



Dr. CHOY Keen Meng

Executive Director, Economic Analysis Department

Monetary Authority of Singapore



Dr. CHUA Hak Bin

Senior Economist

Maybank Kim Eng


Mr. Philip CHUA

Former Senior Country Executive

American Express Bank Ltd



Professor Emeritus Gunter DUFEY

Professor Emeritus, The University of Michigan Ross School, USA

Consultant, Nanyang Business School

Nanyang Technological University


Professor HOON Hian Teck

Professor, Economics

Associate Dean (Faculty Matters and Research)

Singapore Management University


Dr. Prakash KANNAN

Deputy Chief Economist

GIC Pte Ltd



Professor Robert KENNEDY


Nanyang Business School


Dr. Derrick KON

Chief Executive and Board Member

CEO Solutions Pte Ltd



Ms. Selena LING

Head, Treasury Research and Strategy

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation



Mr. Max LOH

Managing Partner, ASEAN and Singapore

Ernst & Young LLP



Mr. LOOI Teik Soon

Dean, LTA Academy

Director, Research and Technology

Director, Industry Development

Executive Director, Singapore Rail Academy



Mr. NG Wai Choong

Chief Executive Officer

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore



Mr. Amos ONG

Head, Global Banking

Maybank, Singapore



Professor Danny QUAH

Dean and Li Ka Shing Professor (Economics)

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,

National University of Singapore



Mr. Suan Teck Kin

Head of Research, Executive Director

Global Economics and Markets Research

United Overseas Bank



Dr. Michael SYN

Executive Vice President

Head of Derivatives

Singapore Exchange Limited


Dr. TAN Hi Lin

Director (Policy & Markets)

Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore



Mrs. TAN Say Tin
Senior Curriculum Specialist (Economics), Humanities Branch Curriculum Planning and Development DivisionMinistry of Education

A/P Walter Edgar THESEIRA

Associate Professor, Economics

Singapore University of Social Sciences

Nominated Member of the Parliament


Professor TSUI Kai Chong
Provost, Office of the President
Singapore University of Social Sciences

Professor Julian WRIGHT
Department of Economics
National University of Singapore


Ms. YONG Yik Wei


Economics Division

Ministry of Trade and Industry



A/P Joanne YOONG

Associate Professor

Senior Economist, USC Center for Economic and Social Research

Director, CESR East/CESR Singapore