Minister for Health, Republic of Singapore
Ong Ye Kung is Singapore's Minister for Health. He was previously Minister for Transport, Minister for Education, and Second Minister for Defence. Prior to joining politics, he held various positions in government, including chief executive officer of the Singapore Workforce Development Agency, and deputy chief negotiator for the US-Singapore Free Trade Agreement. He served several years in the labour movement, as the deputy secretary-general of the National Trades Union Congress, and spent some time in the private sector, as the director of group strategy at Keppel Corporation.