Chew Men LeongChief Marketing Officer, ST Engineering and Deputy President, ST Engineering Marine
Chew Men Leong assumed the role of Deputy President and President (Defence Business) of Singapore Technologies Engineering Marine (STM) from 14 Nov 2016. In his role, he oversees Defence and Environmental Services businesses for the company. From 1 Jun 2017, he has also assumed the appointment of Chief Marketing Officer of the ST Engineering Group on a concurrent basis. As CMO, he oversees the engagement of key local and overseas customers and drives the integrated marketing of ST Engineering defence products for export and smart city capabilities both locally and overseas. Men Leong was a former civil servant, member of the Administrative Service and former Naval Admiral. Men Leong served as the Chief Executive of the Land Transport Authority (LTA) Singapore from Oct 2014 to Nov 2016. Under his leadership, a number of major projects were launched such as the operations of the Downtown Line phase 2, the first two bus service operator tender under the new Government Contracting model, the transition of the train operator to the New Rail Financial Framework model and drove new initiatives on autonomous vehicles, smart and active mobility. Prior to LTA, Men Leong helmed the Public Utilities Board (PUB) since 2011. In that role, he was responsible for ensuring an adequate and sustainable water supply as well as efficient water reclamation and drainage systems for the population of Singapore. He was also the Executive Director of the Environment and Water Industry Programm Office, an inter-agency outfit that spearheads the development of the environment and water industry sector in Singapore. Before 2011, Men Leong served 25 years in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF). He was the Chief of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) from 2007 to 2011. As the Chief of Navy, he played an instrumental role in the operationalizing key aspects of the Third Generation RSN, transforming its force structure as well as capability and people development frameworks. Men Leong was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Military) (Gold) in 2008. Men Leong was awarded the Singapore Armed Forces Overseas Scholarship in 1987 and graduated from Imperial College London in 1990 with bachelor’s degree (first class honours) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He went on to obtain a Master of Science in management from Stanford University in 2002 and graduated from the Advanced Management Programme at Wharton School of Business in 2011.