LAM Yen Chin is a German-trained naval architect who had lived and worked in Germany and the United States.
He has nearly forty years of working experience in both public and private sector. Currently, he is Director of Surbana Jurong Global Academy.
After graduation in 1981, Yen Chin held various technical and operational appointments in the Singapore Navy before moving to the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) where he served as Director of Washington DC Office. Subsequently, he was Head of International Affairs at the National Science and Technology Board.
In 1996, he joined the private sector and worked for German and Italian firms, Germanischer Lloyd (now part of DNV GL) and RINA. In between, he was also the Executive Director of Maritime Institute @ Nanyang Technological University.
He also obtained a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from National University of Singapore and a MBA from Rutgers, State University of New Jersey. With his years of working experience in diverse sectors, Yen Chin hopes to connect business leaders from all walks of life to promote positive societal change. It is beneficial to develop a community of like-minded business leaders who care.