We aim to forge strong links with international thought leaders, leverage the rich experiences of policy practitioners and harness the diverse views of academics.
We aim to forge strong links with international thought leaders, leverage the rich experiences of policy practitioners and harness the diverse views of academics.

Senior Visiting Fellows

Professor N. Venkat Venkatraman

Professor N. Venkat Venkatraman

Senior Visiting Fellow2019 – present

Professor Venkat's research and teaching over the past 30 years have focused on how companies win in the post-industrial digital age.

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The Honourable Jocelyne Bourgon

Senior Visiting Fellow2013 - present

Madame Bourgon is President Emeritus of the Canada School of Public Service. She advises governments on governance and public sector reforms.

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Lord Augustine O’Donnell GCB

Senior Visiting Fellow2012 - Present

Lord Augustine served Prime Ministers Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron as cabinet secretary and head of the UK civil service from 2005 to 2011.

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Professor Peter Shergold AC

Senior Visiting Fellow2012 - present

Professor Peter Shergold was Australia's most senior public administrator from 2003 to 2008. His academic and public service career spans over three decades.

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Professor Jack Knetsch

Professor Jack Knetsch

Senior Visiting Fellow2009 - present

Professor Knetsch is an eminent economist who has contributed extensively to the field of behavioural economics.

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Senior Fellows


Ms Lim Soo Hoon

Senior Fellow2017 – present

Ms Lim Soo Hoon served as a Permanent Secretary in the Singapore Public Service for almost 18 years.

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Mr Peter Ong Boon Kwee

Senior Fellow2017 – PRESENT

Mr Peter Ong was formerly Head of Civil Service. He was conferred the (Honorary) Knight of the Most Distinguished Order Of The Crown by The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Malaysia XIV in 2012.

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Mr Khoo Boon Hui

Senior Fellow2015 – present

Mr Khoo Boon Hui was Commissioner of the Singapore Police Force for 13 years and President of INTERPOL for 4 years.

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Professor Lam Chuan Leong

Senior Fellow2013 – present

Professor Lam Chuan Leong is a professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. From 1981 to 1984, he was Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister of Singapore.

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Professor Lim Siong Guan

Senior Fellow2012 – present

Professor Lim Siong Guan was Group President of GIC from 2007 to 2016, Chairman of the Economic Development Board from 2006 to 2009, and Head of the Civil Service from 1999 to 2005.

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Mr Peter Ho Hak Ean

Senior Fellow2010 – present

Mr Peter Ho's career in the public service spans more than 34 years. He served as Head of Civil Service and Permanent Secretary for 15 years.

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Visiting Fellows

Amy Kates

Ms Amy Kates

Visiting Fellow2018 – present

Amy serves as a trusted advisor and is a skilled diagnostician and designer who helps her clients to understand organisational options and their implications, and to make sound decisions.

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Professor Martin Richard John Knapp

Professor Martin Richard John Knapp

Visiting Fellow2018 – PRESENT

Professor Knapp is a recipient of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2009.

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Dr Catherine Fieschi

Visiting Fellow2016 – present

Dr Fieschi is founder and executive director of Counterpoint, a research and advisory group that advises businesses, governments, and NGOs.

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Professor Richard Brown

Visiting Fellow2014 – present

Professor Brown is an expert on international development economics.

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Dr Rory Gallagher

Visiting Fellow2014 – present

Dr Gallagher is managing advisor and director of international programmes for the UK's Behavioural Insights Team (commonly known as the 'Nudge Unit').

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Dr Ang Hak Seng

Fellow2017 – present

Dr Ang Hak Seng is currently chairman of the Singapore Quality Award Management Committee. He was appointed Deputy Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth in January 2017.

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Professor Ho Teck Hua

Fellow2014 – present

Professor Ho Teck Hua has published many significant works in the areas of economics and marketing. He is interested in experimental and behavioural economics.

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Professor Neo Boon Siong

Fellow2013 – present

Professor Neo Boon Siong is Dean and Canon Professor of Business at Nanyang Business School (NBS), and also serves as Director of the Asian Business Case Centre at NBS.

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