Governance & Management Board


The Temasek Defence Systems Institute is governed by a Management Board. The Board is chaired by Professor Quek Tong Boon, Chief Defence Scientist, Ministry of Defence. The Board members comprise appointees from MINDEF, NUS, TDSI and defence-related organisations. The Board is responsible for the strategic direction and policies of TDSI. The day-to-day operation of TDSI rests with Director TDSI.



Mr QUEK Gim Pew

Board Chairman, Chief Defence Scientist Ministry of Defence, Singapore

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Mr TAN Peng Yam

Chief Executive, Defence Science and Technologies Agency, Singapore

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BG(NS) David KOH

Deputy Secretary (Technology), Ministry of Defence, Singapore


Mr Vincent CHONG Sy Feng

President & CEO Designate, Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd, Singapore


RADM GIAM Hock Koon

Commandant SAFTI Military Institute, Singapore

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Prof CHUA Kee Chaing

Dean, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore

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Prof KHOO Boo Cheong

Director, Temasek Laboratories, National University of Singapore


COL TAN Kan Whye

Head, Joint Logistics Department, Ministry of Defence, Singapore


Prof TANG Loon Ching

Director, Temasek Defence Systems Institute

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Mr Cheong Chee Hoo

Chief Executive Officer (Systems), DSO National Laboratories, Singapore

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