Chan Heng Chee

Singapore's Ambassador-at-Large

Professor Chan Heng Chee is an ambassador-at-large with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Among various other appointments, she is also chairman of the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities at the Singapore University of Technology and Design and chairman of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies–Yusof Ishak Institute. Previously, she was Singapore’s ambassador to the US (1996–2012) and Singapore’s permanent representative to the UN (1989–1991) with concurrent accreditation as high commissioner to Canada and ambassador to Mexico.


Singapore's Ambassador-at-Large Chan Heng Chee. (SPH)

Ambassador Chan Heng Chee: The future of Singapore-China strategic collaboration

Professor Chan Heng Chee, Ambassador-at-Large and Singapore’s former ambassador to the US, addressed the Lianhe Zaobao Singapore-China Forum on 4 December via Zoom. She said that there is still much that Singapore and China can work together on, such as in tightening the nuts and bolts of the recently signed RCEP, enhancing the ASEAN-China FTA, exchanging views on the CPTPP and WTO reform, and facilitating cooperation in the digital sector.