Ang Hak Seng
2017 - PRESENT
Ang Hak Seng is currently the Professor of Social Entrepreneurship with SUSS and serves as the Director for SUSS’s Centre of Excellence for Social Good, which champions social entrepreneurship within Singapore’s people and non-profit sectors. He is also concurrently an adjunct professor with NTU’s Nanyang Centre for Public Administration.
Dr Ang was previously appointed as the Deputy Secretary of MCCY, Commissioner of Charities (COC) and Executive Director of the Registry of Co-operative Societies and Mutual Benefit Organisations (RCS).
Prior to these appointments, Dr Ang has served in the Public Service for more than 30 years. In addition to enhancing Singapore’s ability in curbing emerging threats, he forged strategic international partnerships for the Singapore Police Force. Dr Ang also led the Health Promotion Board in championing healthy living as a pervasive lifestyle and social movement during his time as the Chief Executive Officer. As the Chief Executive Director of People’s Association (PA), he transformed PA to a resident-centric organisation, playing an invaluable role in strengthening Singapore’s social fabric.
Dr Ang obtained the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from Nanyang Technological University in 2016. He has a Master of Business Studies (MBS, 1st Class Hons) from Massey University, and a Master of Science in Management of Technology (MOT) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr Ang has also attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a Fellow with the Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore. He is currently also a Fellow at the Civil Service College.