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Picture of the event:  At the Committee of Supply Debate on 5 March 2018, the Ministry of Manpower announced a number of new policies and programmes. These include foreign workforce policy changes, and enhancements to the Adapt & Grow initiative (please refer to www.mom.gov.sg/about-us/cos2018 for full details).

EuroCham will host Second Minister of Manpower Mrs. Josephine Teo in a dialogue that will focus on the recent policy announcements by MOM and any key manpower issues of interest to the business community.




Mrs Josephine Teo

Minister, Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for Home Affairs and Second Minister for Manpower


Mrs Josephine Teo was appointed Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office on 1 May 2017 where she oversees the National Population and Talent Division. She is concurrently Second Minister in the Manpower and Home Affairs ministries. She previously served in the Finance, Transport, and Foreign Affairs ministries.

A Member of Parliament since 2006, Mrs Teo was formerly Chairman of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Education and Assistant Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC). She represented the labour movement on the government-appointed Economic Strategies Committee and co-chaired the sub-committee on Fostering Inclusive Growth. Mrs Teo was concurrently Chief Executive Officer of the not-for-profit organisation Business China, a platform launched by then Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and then China Premier Wen Jiabao to strengthen Singapore’s bicultural foundations, and remains a member of its Board.

She is married and has three children.


This dialogue is open to EuroCham members only. If you are keen to attend, please RSVP by email to Mr. Elgin Seah at elgin.seah@eurocham.org.sg