Mr Patrick Daniel

Chairman, Pte Ltd

Director, Sembcorp Marine

Patrick was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer on 1 July 2016. He oversees the English/Malay/Tamil Media group as well as SPH’s Marketing, Digital, Information Technology, Legal/Secretariat, Corporate Communications & CSR, and Risk Management functions.
Patrick was appointed Editor-in-Chief of the English & Malay Newspapers Division of SPH in January 2007. The division was renamed English/Malay/Tamil Media group in January 2015, incorporating both the print and digital operations, as well as business adjacencies. Prior to being Editor-in-Chief, he was Managing Editor of the division from September 2002, and Editor of The Business Times from May 1992. He joined The Straits Times in October 1986 from the Singapore Government’s Administrative Service where his last position was Director in the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Patrick chairs three SPH subsidiaries – SPH Radio, Straits Times Press and Shareinvestor -- and is a director of SPH Magazines and Tamil Murasu Ltd. He also serves on the boards of the National University Health System and the Singapore University of Technology and Design.
Patrick graduated from University College, Oxford in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Engineering Sciences and Economics. He also has a Masters in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.