Professor CHAN Heng Chee, Chair of Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities
Professor Chan Heng Chee is Ambassador-at-Large with the Singapore Foreign Ministry. She chairs the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities in the Singapore University of Technology and Design. She is a Member of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights. She is also Deputy Chairman of the Social Science Research Council, a Member of the Science of Cities Committee, and a member of the Advisory Council on the Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence ("AI") and Data, Ministry of Communications and Information.
Professor Chan is a Member of the Board of Trustees of the National University of Singapore and a Member of the Yale-NUS Governing Board.
She was elected the Global Co-Chair of the Asia Society in December 2017 and is a Council Member of the Asia Society Policy Institute.
Previously, she was Singapore’s Ambassador to the United States and Singapore’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations with concurrent accreditation as High Commissioner to Canada and Ambassador to Mexico.