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Board Committees

Since 1 March 2020, NIEC has set up 2 Board Committees and 1 Advisory Committee to assist the Board.


Executive Committee (ExCo)

The ExCo provides oversight and policy guidance on strategic resources such as budget, remuneration framework, succession planning, talent development and manpower planning of NIEC.


  • Mr Eugene Leong

    Chairman of ExCo

    Deputy Secretary (Policy), Ministry of Education


  • Professor Christine Goh

    Director, National Institute of Education

  • Ms Low Khah Gek

    Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Technical Education


Audit and Risk Committee (ARC)

The ARC oversees NIEC’s internal controls, financial reporting and enterprise risk management.


  • Ms Fang Eu Lin

    Chairman of ARC

    Partner, Risk Assurance, PwC Singapore

  • Mr Lim Kok Kiang

    Principal and CEO, Ngee Ann Polytechnic

  • Ms Zaiton Mohd Ali

    General Manager, Iyad Perdaus Ltd

  • Ms Christine Kang Hwee

    Group Financial Controller, Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd


  • Ms Jenny Tan

    Head, Group Internal Audit, CapitaLand Group


Professional Advisory Committee (PAC)

The PAC assists the Board in guiding NIEC in Early Childhood (EC) industry trends, research directions, networking and benchmarking of best practices.


  • Mr Peter Lam

    Chairman of PAC

    Principal and CEO, Temasek Polytechnic

  • Ms Zaiton Mohd Ali

    General Manager, Iyad Perdaus Ltd

  • Professor Ho Lai Yun

    Emeritus Consultant, Singapore General Hospital

  • Dr May See

    Senior General Manager, MY World Preschool Ltd

  • Dr Christine Chen

    President, Association for Early Childhood Educators

  • Associate Professor Sirene Lim

    Vice Dean and Head, Early Childhood Education, Singapore University of Social Sciences

  • Ms Marini Khamis

    Senior Director, Preschool Management Division, PAP Community Foundation


  • Professor Kenneth Poon

    Centre Director, Centre for Research in Child Development, National Institute of Education