Economic Society of Singapore

Organisational Structure

ESS 62nd Council


Professor Euston QUAH
Head of Economics
Director, Economic Growth CentreSchool 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
Professor, Singapore University of Social Sciences
Vice President  

Mr. Vikram KHANNA
Associate Editor
The Business Times
Vice President  

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

Professor CHEW Soon Beng
Deputy DirectorNanyang Centre for Public AdministrationNanyang Technological University
Honorary Assistant Treasurer

Dr.TAN Khay Boon
Head Of Programme (DMS)
Senior Lecturer
SIM Global Education
Honorary Secretary  

Senior Lecturer
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



Dr.CHOYKeen 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


Prof. Bryce HOOL


School of Economics

Singapore Management University


Mr.Adrian KEMP


HoustonKemp Economists


Prof Robert KENNEDY


Nanyang Business School


Mr.Jimmy KOH

Head and Managing Director, Investor Relations and Research

United Overseas Bank


Dr.Derrick KON

Regional Director

The Conference Board


Mr. LIM Sze How

Executive Director

Partnership, Lombard Odier


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



Mr. PAK Yue Hong

Head of Risk

CITIC Bank International Singapore Branch


Prof Danny QUAH

Dean and Li Ka Shing Professor (Economics)

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,

National University of Singapore


Ms. Quah Ley Hoon

Boardmember, EMA

Boardmember, MINDS


Dr. Michael SYN

Executive Vice President

Head of Derivatives

Singapore Exchange Limited


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


Associate Professor Randolph TAN

Director, Centre for Applied Research

Singapore University of Social Sciences

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

Professor Julian WRIGHT
Department of Economics
National University of Singapore


Professor Bernard YEUNG


NUS Business School

National University of Singapore


Ms. YONG Yik Wei


Economics Division

Ministry of Trade and Industry