Chng Kai Fong

Chng Kai Fong


Non-Executive Director

DBS Group Holdings & DBS Bank

Mr. Chng Kai Fong was appointed to the Board of Directors of DBS Group Holdings Ltd and DBS Bank Ltd. on 31 March 2021. He is a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Nominating Committee and the Board Sustainability Committee.

Kai Fong is currently the Second Permanent Secretary of The Smart Nation and Digital Government Group (SNDGG) and concurrently the Second Permanent Secretary (Ministry of Communications and Information) and Second Permanent Secretary (Cybersecurity, Prime Minister's Office, Singapore).

Prior to joining SNDGG, Kai Fong was the Managing Director of Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) for four years before he stepped down when his term ended in early October 2021. Before EDB, he was the Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister of Singapore. He had also served in the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Civil Service College, Ministry of Home Affairs, and the Ministry of Communications and Information. As part of the Public Service’s development programme, he was also seconded for two years to Shell Eastern Petroleum.

Kai Fong currently serves on the boards of Singapore Symphonia Company Limited, The Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) and Info-Communications Media Development Authority (IMDA). He is also an Advisory Board Member of Shell Gas & Power Development B.V.’s New Energies Advisory Board. In addition, he serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Singapore University of Technology and Design.

Kai Fong graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Bachelor of Arts (1st Class Honours) and a Master in Engineering in 2001. He also graduated from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business Sloan Masters Programme with a Master of Science in Management in 2012.