Europe Day Luncheon Celebration 2018
Fee EuroCham Members: $140 Supporting Organizations: $160 Non Members: $200
On Friday 4th of May 2018, EuroCham will celebrate at The St. Regis Singapore, the 68th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration of 1950 that led to the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community and subsequently of the European Union. This prestigious luncheon is attended by about 150 guests, including Singaporean government representatives, CEOs and managing directors of Major European and Singaporean companies, the diplomatic circle and the media.
EuroCham is delighted to welcome Mr Chan Chun Sing, Minister in Prime Minister’s Office and the Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) as a Guest of Honour and speaker at this year’s Europe Day Luncheon.
11.30 am: Registration
12.30 pm: Welcome remarks by Mr. Stefano Poli
12.35 pm: Opening remarks by H.E EU Ambassador Barbara Plinkert
12.45 pm: Lunch
13.15 pm: Keynote speech by Mr Chan Chun Sing
13.30 pm: Q & A
02:00 pm: End
About the Speaker:
Mr Chan Chun Sing
Minister in Prime Minister’s Office and the Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC)
Mr Chan Chun Sing is currently Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC). On 1 October 2015, Mr Chan was appointed Deputy Chairman of the People’s Association.
On 9 April 2015, Mr Chan was appointed Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and relinquished his appointments as Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for Defence, both of which he had held since 1 September 2013. At the Ministry of Social and Family Development, he was responsible for improving social service delivery, enhancing social safety nets and strengthening support for families in Singapore. His previous appointments included Acting Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports (21 May 2011 to 31 October 2012) and Minister of State for Information, Communications and the Arts (21 May 2011 to 31 July 2012).
Mr Chan was appointed Secretary-General of NTUC on 4 May 2015 after the NTUC Central Committee unanimously elected him to this appointment on 8 April 2015. He was first appointed Deputy Secretary-General on 27 January 2015 by the NTUC Central Committee after joining NTUC on 23 January 2015 to help strengthen labour leadership at NTUC and the link between the Labour Movement and the Government. He was re-elected as the NTUC Secretary-General by the NTUC National Delegates’ Conference on 29 October 2015.
In 2011, Mr Chan left the Singapore Armed Forces to run in the 2011 General Election and was elected Member of Parliament for Tanjong Pagar Group Representation Constituency (GRC). During his military career with the Singapore Armed Forces (1987 to 2011), he held various appointments, including the Chief of Army (2010 to 2011), Chief of Staff of Joint Staff (2009 to 2010) and Chief Infantry Officer (2007 to 2009).
Mr Chan also served on various statutory boards and government-linked companies, including Singapore Totalisator Board (2011), ST Kinetics Limited (2010 to 2011), Civil Service College (2010 to 2011), Defence Science & Technology Agency (2009 to 2010), Defence Science Organisation (2009 to 2010) and International Enterprise Singapore (2006 to 2009).
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