The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham SG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ann Yom Steel as Executive Director. Steel assumed her role – ensuring the chamber maintains its instrumental position in representing U.S. business and promoting members’ continued success and leadership in Singapore and the region – on September 1, 2017.
Steel brings with her a wide breadth of public and private sector experience. She joins AmCham Singapore following her most recent post as Head of Strategic Planning for the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) headquartered in the Philippines where she led the development of the organization’s 10-year global strategy. Prior to her role at IRRI, Steel resided in Singapore and was the Director of External Affairs and Head of Global Partnerships at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.
Further bolstering her public policy credentials, Steel also served as Associate Director of Public Affairs for Ogilvy Public Relations in Sydney, as well as Deputy Director for Office of State, Local, and Tribal Coordination at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Prior to joining ICE, Steel worked as a political and legislative advisor to a U.S Senator and as chief lobbyist and spokesperson for a number of national associations in Washington, DC.
See full press release here.