HCS National Day Dinner with DPM Teo Chee Hean (open to the public)


We are deeply honoured to have Harvard alumnus Mr. Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security grace the event as Guest-of-Honour.

Attire: National Costume / Red and White / Smart Casual (prizes for best dressed National Day Costumes)

Dinner: Full Chinese Banquet Menu (vegetarian option)

Music: Archie and the Gang

Raffle, goodie bags and prizes galore! Do join us for a fun-filled and memorable National Day celebration!

For Harvard Club of Singapore members & seating at VIP tables, please contact events@harvardclub.sg.

This event is in support of the charity Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF).

Registration starts at 6.30pm & guests are to be seated by 7.30pm!

Mr Teo Chee Hean was appointed Deputy Prime Minister on 1 April 2009. He also

serves, since 21 May 2011, as Coordinating Minister for National Security. He

oversees the Prime Minister’s Office Strategy Group, including the National Population

and Talent Division and the National Climate Change Secretariat.

In the first phase of his career, he served in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) where

he held various command and staff appointments in the Republic of Singapore Navy

and the Joint Staff. In 1991, he was appointed Chief of Navy, and was promoted to

the rank of Rear Admiral.

In December 1992, he left the SAF to seek elected public office and was elected as a

Member of Parliament in a by-election in the Marine Parade Group Representation

Constituency (GRC). He was re-elected to Parliament five times in the Pasir Ris-

Punggol GRC.

He has served as the Minister in charge of the Civil Service, Minister for Home Affairs,

Minister for Defence, Minister for Education, and Minister for the Environment. He has

also served as Minister of State in the Ministries of Finance, Communications and


He was awarded the President’s Scholarship and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF)

Scholarship in 1973. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours)

in Electrical Engineering and Management Science from the University of Manchester

in 1976. He subsequently attained a Master of Science degree (with distinction) in

Computing Science in 1977 at the Imperial College in London, and a Master in Public

Administration at the Kennedy School of Government in Harvard University in 1986,

where he was named a Littauer Fellow.

Teo Chee Hean was born on 27 December 1954.
He is married to Chew Poh Yim. They have a son and a daughter.

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