Breakfast Dialogue with Ms Indranee Rajah on "Budget 2018"

Synopsis

Budget 2018 will be delivered by Minister for Finance Mr Heng Swee Keat on 19 February against the backdrop of both a global as well as domestic economic recovery. Economic sentiment is increasingly positive this year, but risks still exist and challenges lie ahead.

Senior Minister of State for Law and Finance Ms Indranee Rajah will join IPS Corporate Associates to discuss Budget 2018, the broader issues ahead for Singapore and how Budget 2018 will position us for the future.

Speaker:

Ms Indranee RAJAH was educated at Raffles Institution in Singapore, and read law at the National University of Singapore. She was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1987 and began practice with Freshfields as a legal associate. In 1988, she joined the Litigation Department of Drew & Napier. She was appointed Senior Counsel in 2003 and was the Deputy Head of Drew & Napier’s Dispute Resolution Department until October 2012, when she left to join the government. Her practice as a dispute resolution lawyer included cross-border commercial disputes and international arbitration.

Ms Rajah has been the Member of Parliament for the Tanjong Pagar Group Representation Constituency (GRC) since 2001. She chaired the Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) for Law & Home Affairs from 2004 to 2006 and the GPC for Defence and Foreign Affairs from 2006 to mid-2009. She was a Deputy Speaker of Parliament from 2006 to 2011.

Following the 2015 General Election, she relinquished her education portfolio, and was appointed Senior Minister of State for Finance in conjunction with her Ministry of Law portfolio. 

Registration:

By Invitation only.

Enquiries: 

If you have any enquiries, please contact Ms Jasline Ng at 6516-8382 or via email:  

Date:
Thursday, 22 February 2018
Time:
8.30 am to 10.30 am