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 and the Nominating Committee.

Kai Fong is currently the Managing Director of Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and held this post since 1 October 2017.  

Prior to joining EDB, Kai Fong 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 EDB Investments Pte Ltd, EDBI Pte Ltd, Manakin Investments Pte Ltd, Singapore Israel Industrial Research and Development Foundation (SIIRD), Singapore Symphonia Company Limited, and Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). He is also an Advisory Board Member of each of Singapore Management University (Lee Kong Chian School of Business), and 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.