Teacher Insights: How Digital Technology Helps in Growth and Access to Quality Education  |  Management lessons: How Brands Use CARE to Stay on Top in Instagram  |  Hobbies &Trends: At Full Throttle  |  Finance: Bitcoin Mobile Apps Vulnerable to Security Threats: Guan-Hua Tu, MSU  |  International Edu News: Use plants' ability to tell the time to make food production more sustainable  |  International Edu News: Scientists develop new class of cancer drug with potential to treat leukaemia  |  International Edu News: Loan applications processed around midday more likely to be rejected  |  International Edu News: Researchers find climate change impacts plankton – a key marine food source  |  International Edu News: Nature must be a partner, not just a provider of services – Oxford report  |  National Edu News: Approval to MoU between India and UK on Global Innovation Partnership  |  National Edu News: Transfer of CSIR-CMERI technologies to three MSMEs  |  Parent Interventions: Child Learning Programs: How to Find the Right One for You  |  Rajagiri Round Table: Fitness Challenge for the Nation  |  Education Information: West Bengal Scholarship 2021  |  Education Information: What is PMEGP Scheme? How can you get it?  |  
March 30, 2021 Tuesday 12:00:03 PM IST

Two new members appointed to NUS Board of Trustees

Leadership Instincts

The National University of Singapore (NUS) will have two new members on its Board of Trustees for terms beginning on 1 April 2021, while two are stepping down. The new members are Dr Sudha Nair, Executive Director, PAVE, and Mr Forrest Li, Founder, Chairman and Group CEO of New York-listed global consumer internet company Sea Limited. Dr Nair is also an NUS alumna.

As part of planned Board renewals, Mr Michael Lien and Mr Abdullah Tarmugi will step down from the Board on 31 March 2021. Mr Lien is the Executive Chairman of Wah Hin & Company Pte Ltd, while Mr Tarmugi is a permanent member of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights and a former Speaker of Parliament.

The NUS Board of Trustees currently has 20 members.

Members of the Board of Trustees are appointed by the Minister for Education. The Board is made up of eminent leaders from the public sector, academia, business and various professions. The Board works closely with the management and stakeholders of the University to shape its vision, chart major directions, and guide significant initiatives to produce a strong and enduring impact for the University, and for Singapore and beyond.