Thought Leaders

Dr Cheong Koon Hean

Seeking a better urban future

Speaker: Dr Cheong Koon Hean, the Institute of Policy Studies' 5th S R Nathan Fellow, CEO of the Housing and Development Board06 Dec 2018

Dr Cheong Koon Hean, the Institute of Policy Studies' 5th S R Nathan Fellow, CEO of the Housing and Development Board, at the book launch of “Seeking a better urban future” provided her views on how cities deal with their urban challenges to create better life for their citizens. Dr Cheong also shared some of the considerations needed to plan and develop Singapore in the face of rapid change and uncertainty, given our constraints as a small city-state with an open economy.

What Makes A City Successful? Lessons from Inspiring Cities.

Speaker: Dr Cheong Koon Hean, 5th IPS Nathan Fellow26 Mar 2018

Dr Cheong Koon Hean, 5th IPS Nathan Fellow, shared insights on how cities deal with urban challenges and her thoughts on some of the best practices from Prize’s laureate cities that could provide useful learnings for cities like Singapore.