Chong Kheng Chua | Deputy Chief Executive - Infrastructure And Development
Land Transport Authority Singapore | Singapore

Chong Kheng Chua, Deputy Chief Executive - Infrastructure And Development, Land Transport Authority Singapore

Mr Chua has more than 30 years of experience in urban land transport infrastructure development and management in Singapore. He was amongst the pioneers involved in the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) System projects in Singapore.
Mr Chua is currently the Deputy Chief Executive (Infrastructure & Development) of LTA, overseeing the planning, design and implementation of all road and rail projects, as well as traffic and road operations management. He holds this appointment since 2012.

Prior to this appointment, Mr Chua served in LTA and the Ministry of Transport (MOT) in various positions, including:

•    Group Director, Rail, responsible for the implementation of enhancement and extension works in existing lines, and the new Thomson and Eastern Regional MRT lines;
•    Director in MOT overseeing the International Relations and Security Policy Division;
•    Group Director responsible for contracts management, project budgeting and programming, as well as safety management; and 
•    Project Director for the Circle Line (Stage 1 and 2, and Electrical and Mechanical (E&M) Systems).

Mr Chua also headed the pilot studies and procurement evaluation of the first Light Rapid Transit (LRT) System in Singapore and managed the E&M systems procurement and design for the world’s first fully automated and systems integrated North-East Line (NEL) heavy metro system.

Besides his portfolio at LTA, Mr Chua is also concurrently a Director of LTA’s subsidiaries, namely the MSI (Global) Pte Ltd, MSI (Shanghai) Engineering Consultancy Pte Ltd, TransitLink Pte Ltd and SGHSR Co Ltd. He also holds the concurrent appointments of Vice Chairman of the Singapore Rail Academy.

Mr Chua is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering Technology (UK), Institution of Engineers (Singapore) and the Academy of Engineering Singapore. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations.  He was conferred the Republic of Singapore Public Administration (Gold) medal in 2015 and the Public Service Star Medal in 2016.


Asia Pacific Rail 2020 - Day 1 @ 09:10

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Moving beyond mass transit to personalised transit
  • Why rail players must prioritise and speed up their digitalisation processes, and how they can do it
  • What are the long and short term digitalisation goals rail operators should be setting and where should they be investing to achieve them?
  • Multimodality: What does the future look like and what is rail’s role?
  • How to adapt existing service-provider business models through data-sharing and standardization to accommodate MaaS
  • Finding cost efficiencies through digitalisation
last published: 21/Jan/20 07:25 GMT

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