National Day Awards 2021: SUTD Recipients including Public Administration Medal (Gold) for SUTD President Prof Chong Tow Chong

09 Aug 2021

The Singapore National Day Awards (NDA) are a means of recognising various forms of merit and long service to the nation. This year, a total of 5,710 individuals received National Day Honours, including eight staff members from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and three pioneer members of the SUTD Board of Trustees.

SUTD President Prof Chong Tow Chong received the Public Administration Medal (Gold). Prof Chong played a vital role in growing the University as founding Provost from 2009 till 2018, and he continues to lead as SUTD President today.

SUTD recipients of the National Day Awards 2021:

  • Public Service Star (Bar) - Mrs Fang Ai Lian (PBM), Pioneer member of SUTD Board of Trustees (former), Chairman, MediShield Life Council

  • Public Service Star - Mr Philip Antony Jeyaretnam, Pioneer member of SUTD Board of Trustees (former), Former Chairman, Maxwell Chambers Private Ltd

  • Public Administration Medal (Gold) - Professor Chong Tow Chong, President

  • Public Administration Medal (Silver) - Mr Poon King Wang, Senior Director, Strategic Planning and Director, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities

  • Public Administration Medal (Bronze) - Associate Professor Yow Wei Quin, Associate Head of Cluster (Research), Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS)

  • Commendation Medal - Ms Zerlina Tay, Deputy Director, Marketing & Communications

  • Commendation Medal - Ms Angelvin Chee Parma, Deputy Director, Career Development Centre

  • Public Service Medal - Ms Low Sin Leng, Pioneer member of SUTD Board of Trustees (current), Chairperson, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts

  • Efficiency Medal - Mr Tommy Lee, Senior Manager, Human Resources & Organization Development

  • Long Service Medal - Mr Allan Chan, Deputy Director, Undergraduate Studies

  • Long Service Medal - Dr Andrew Yoong Cheah Huei, Senior Research Fellow, iTrust


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