Ambassador 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 was appointed a member of the Presidential Council Minority Rights in July 2012.
Ambassador Chan is Chairman, Board of Trustees, ISEAS –Yusof Ishak Institute (ISEAS) the premier multi-disciplinary research institute on Southeast Asia in the region. She is the Deputy Chairman of the Social Science Research Council, a Member of the Science of Cities Committee, (National Research Foundation), a Member of the Advisory Council on the Ethical use of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) and Data, Ministry of Communications and Information.
Ambassador 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 is Global Co-Chair of the Asia Society.
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.