Mr. Khoo Teng Chye is the Executive Director for Centre for Liveable Cities since July 2010. He is concurrently the Chairman of Singapore International Water Week Pte Ltd since August 2009. He sits on the Boards of Tropical Marine Science Institute of National University of Singapore and the Director, International Desalination Association. He is also a member of the Advisory Committee and Adjunct Professor for the Nanyang Technological University School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, a member of the International Advisory Panel for the Institute of Water Policy and the Adjunct Professor under the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, a member of the Singapore Quality Award (SQA) Governing Council, SPRING Singapore.
He was the Chief Executive, Board Member of PUB from December 2003 to December 2011. He was the Chief Executive Officer/Chief Planner from 1992 to 1996 at Urban Redevelopment Authority. He headed PSA Corporation as its Chief Executive Officer/Group President between 1996 and 2002, and Mapletree Investments as its President and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2003. He was the Managing Director (Special Projects) of Temasek Holdings in 2003.
Mr. Khoo graduated with First Class Honours in Civil Engineering from Monash University, Australia in 1975. A President-cum-Colombo Plan Scholar, he also holds a Master of Science in Construction Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore. He attended Harvard University’s Advanced Management Programme in 1992. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Singapore.
He was awarded the Public Administration (Gold) in 1996 and the Public Administration (Silver) in 1987. In 2008, he was awarded the inaugural “Outstanding PR Champion of the Year” at the PRISM Awards by the Institute of Public Relations of Singapore. He was also conferred the Meritorious Service Award by the National Trade Union Congress in 2008 for his contributions to the Singapore Labour Movement.