3rd S R Nathan Fellow - Peter Ho
Mr Peter Ho is the Senior Advisor to the Centre for Strategic Futures, a Senior Fellow in the Civil Service College, an Adjunct Professor at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, and a Visiting Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.
Mr Peter Ho is Chairman of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore, Chairman of the Social Science Research Council, Chairman of the Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering, and Chairman of the National Supercomputing Centre. He is a member of the National University of Singapore Board of Trustees, a board member of the Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship, a member of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies’ Board of Governors, and a council member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He is also a member of Statoil’s Strategy Advisory Council, and the McKinsey Center for Government Advisory Council.
When he retired from the Singapore Administrative Service in 2010 after a career in the Public Service stretching more than 34 years, he was Head, Civil Service, concurrent with his other appointments of Permanent Secretary (Foreign Affairs), Permanent Secretary (National Security and Intelligence Coordination), and Permanent Secretary (Special Duties) in the Prime Minister’s Office. Before that, he was Permanent Secretary (Defence). He was also the inaugural Chairman of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.
2016/ 17 IPS-Nathan Lectures
- Lecture I — Hunting Black Swans and Taming Black Elephants: Governance in a Complex World (5 April 2017)
- Lecture II — Governing in the Anthropocene: Risk & Resilience, Imagination & Innovation (19 April 2017)
- Lecture III — The Paradox of Singapore and the Dialectic of Governance (3 May 2017)
- Lecture IV — The Future: Governance, Unintended Consequences and the Redemption of Hope (17 May 2017)
- Launch of The Challenges of Governance in a Complex World (8 December 2017)
- Report on the 2016/17 IPS-Nathan Lectures
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