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Jacqueline POH


Jacqueline POH
Chief Executive
Government Technology Agency (GovTech)

Jacqueline is the founding CEO of the Government Technology Agency of Singapore.  With key competencies in infocomm technology and related engineering, GovTech’s mission is to empower a nation of possibilities through technology. 

Jacqueline and her team partners a wide range of government agencies to deploy digital, data science, IoT and other technologies to deliver public impact, as well as to ensure the resiliency and cybersecurity needs of government systems.  She plays a leading role in the Government’s Smart Nation and Digital Government initiatives.

Jacqueline was previously Managing Director of IDA, and has held key positions in the Ministry of Manpower, the Ministry of Finance, the Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Defence.  Jacqueline was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2014.

Jacqueline graduated from Oxford and Cambridge, and also has an MBA from INSEAD.  She serves on a range of boards including the Infocomm Media Development Authority, Defence Science and Technology Agency, Institute of Systems Science, Singapore Pools and St Luke’s Eldercare.


Last updated on 01 Nov 2016 .