The Balestier Series featuring GovTech's Chief Executive Jacqueline Poh

Venue : The Westin Singapore (Level 3, Ballroom 1), 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961

Date : May 31, 2017

Time : 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Price : $35.00

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This Balestier Luncheon offers companies from all industries a chance to learn about Singapore's advanced programs to develop the technologies of the future and to harness them to quality of life and how the private sector can play a central role in the development and application of transformative initiatives.

Jacqueline Poh
Chief Executive
Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech)

As Chief Executive of GovTech, Jacqueline Poh is spearheading Singapore's lead agency in the country’s drive to actualize its Smart Nation vision.  GovTech's roles are to "spark, build, operate, govern, and grow" technologies, applications, systems, and capabilities.

GovTech aims to be a leader in applied technology within the Singapore government. It will cultivate a culture of agility, boldness, and collaboration to be a transformative technology organization for a Smart Nation. Its focus is on Smart City systems and solutions, digital government applications, and smart citizen platforms.

Jacqueline was previously Managing Director of IDA, and has held key positions in the Ministry of Manpower, the Ministry of Finance, the Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Defence. Jacqueline was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2014.

Jacqueline graduated from Oxford and Cambridge, and also has an MBA from INSEAD. She serves on a range of boards including the Infocomm Media Development Authority, Defence Science and Technology Agency, Institute of Systems Science, Singapore Pools and St Luke’s Eldercare.

This Balestier luncheon is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors, GEMS World Academy (Singapore) and HP Inc. 

Corporate tables are available at $325 for 10 seats.  Please email Aisyah at to reserve a table.

This event is sponsored by:

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