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Andrew Chong

Andrew Chong

Andrew Chong

Chairman, SSIA

Andrew Chong has over thirty years of experience in the technology market, in the fields of strategy, leadership, management, skills development, marketing and organisational development.

He currently serves on the Future Economy Council (FEC) Manufacturing Subcommittee co-chaired by the Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry. In the field of training and development he chairs the external review panel for the Polytechnic Quality Assurance Framework and is the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Technical Education (ITE). He is a Board Member of the Ministry of Manpower’s Workforce Singapore Agency (WSG).

Andrew stepped down as Regional President and Managing Director of Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific in August 2017 but remains active in the semiconductor industry through his Chairmanship of the Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA). He also holds Board and advisory roles in several technology start-up companies.

He is on the Board of Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd, the Manager for Singapore Exchange listed Mapletree Industrial Trust. He serves on the Boards of NTUC Health Cooperative and the Employment and Employability Institute Pte Ltd.

Andrew received his Bachelor of Electronics Engineering in 1987 and Master of Business Administration in 1993 Andrew received his Bachelor of Electronics Engineering in 1987 and Master of Business Administration in 1993 from the University of Adelaide in South Australia. He was conferred a Medal of Commendation at the 2017 May Day Awards for promoting good industrial relations and initiating workers’ training and skills upgrading programmes and has co-authored a book on the technological and business trends in the automotive market in Asia.