Please join us for a closed-door roundtable discussion with Singapore’s Ambassador to the United States Ashok Mirpuri. Ambassador Mirpuri’s remarks will touch on the economic and political foundations of the U.S.-Singapore relationship, and consider future directions and opportunities to build on this relationship.
This meeting is hosted by AmCham's Government and Regional Affairs Committee.
About the Ambassador
Mr Ashok Kumar Mirpuri
Singapore’s Ambassador to the USA
Mr Ashok Kumar Mirpuri took up his appointment as Singapore's Ambassador to the United States of America in July 2012. Prior to his current appointment, he served as Ambassador to Indonesia
from 2006 to 2012, High Commissioner to Malaysia
from 2002 to 2006 and High Commissioner to Australia from 2000 to 2002.
A career diplomat, Mr Mirpuri joined the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs (MFA) in 1984. In 1994, he was appointed Director of MFA's Policy Planning & Analysis Directorate I (Southeast Asia). In 1997, Mr Mirpuri was seconded to Shell International Ltd in the United Kingdom as Corporate Advisor (Asia Pacific). He was subsequently assigned to the Singapore Embassy in Jakarta in 1998 as Minister-Counsellor and Deputy Chief of Mission, having previously served in Jakarta as First Secretary (Political).
Mr Mirpuri graduated with an honours degree from the National
University of Singapore. He received his MA at the University of London's School of Oriental & African Studies under a Raffles Scholarship. He attended the Programme for Executive Development at the Institute for Management Development, Switzerland, and the Advanced Management Program at Harvard
Business School, USA.