Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA) current chief executive, Quah Ley Hoon, is set to leave after nearly four years at the helm.
s Quah, will step down on September 5, and will be replaced by Teo Eng Dih, who is currently deputy secretary for policy at the Ministry of Defence (Mindef).
According to the Ministry of Transport (MOT), Mr Teo will be appointed as chief executive (designate) of MPA from August 8, concurrent with his current position at Mindef, before formally taking over as chief executive from September 5.
The Ministry of Transport would like to put on record its appreciation to Ms Quah Ley Hoon for her significant contributions as the chief executive of MPA and wish her all the best in her future endeavours
Ms Quah joined MPA as chief executive (designate) in November 2018, before taking over as chief executive in January 2019. MOT stressed that she played a critical role in driving Singapore’s global maritime aspirations, and helped to oversee the completion of land reclamation works for Phase 1 of the Tuas mega port project.
Ms Quah has also led MPA through the Covid-19 pandemic, overseeing vaccination drives for local maritime personnel and crew members onboard ships calling at Singapore.
Under Ms Quah’s leadership, MPA responded decisively to the challenges posed by the pandemic, made big strides to transform and decarbonise the maritime sector
Transport Minister S. Iswaran, stated.