Portrait of Mr. Lee Ek Tieng, Head of Civil Service


Portrait of Mr. Lee Ek Tieng, Head of Civil Service
This is a half-length portrait of Mr. Lee Ek Tieng, Deputy Head (Jun-Oct 1994) and later Head of Civil Service, who served from October 1994 to September 1999. He joined the Civil Service as an engineer at Singapore City Council in 1958 and was transferred to Public Works Department (1962-1970). He became Acting Permanent Secretary (Public Health) (1971-1972); Permanent Secretary for the Environment (1975-1986); Permanent Secretary (Revenue Division) for Finance (Apr 1986-Oct 1989); and Permanent Secretary (Special Duties) in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO, Oct 1994-Sep 1999); Head of Anti-Pollution Unit for PMO (Apr 1970-1983); Chairman of Public Utilities Board (Sep 1978-Dec 2000), Sembawang Shipyard Private Limited (1977-Dec 1986), Temasek Holdings (Jan 1987-Sep 1996), Singapore Island Country Club (Jan 1992-1995), and GIC Asset Management (Jul 2007-Jun 2009); Managing Director (Nov 1989-Dec 1997) and later Deputy Chairman of Monetary Authority of Singapore (Jan 1998-Dec 2000); Managing Director of Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (Nov 1989-Sep 2007); President of Raffles Country Club (1991-1995); and Member of Board of Commissioners of Currency, Singapore (1989). He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order medal in 2000. Title devised by Library staff.
Taken from book Without fear or favour : 50 years of Singapore's Public Service Commission, page 55