Lunch with Mr Lawrence Wong and Mr Yee Jenn Jong


Lawrence WONGLawrence WONG was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the West Coast Group Representation Constituency (Boon Lay Division) in the 2011 General Election.  He was appointed the Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth on 1 Nov 2012, and is concurrently the Senior Minister of State at the Ministry of Communications and Information.  He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.  Mr Wong spent his earlier professional life as a civil servant, with stints in the Energy Market Authority, the Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Finance.  He obtained his undergraduate and Masters degrees in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.  He also has a Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School.   Yee Jenn JongYee Jenn Jong is a Non-Constituency Member of Parliament in the 12th Singapore Parliament.  He first joined politics as a candidate of the Workers’ Party contesting in the Joo Chiat Single Member Constituency in General Elections 2011.  Mr Yee serves as the Treasurer in the Central Executive Council of the Party.  He is the Chief Executive Officer of The Learning Grid Pte Ltd and Executive Chairman of 360 Education Pte Ltd. He has worked in the National University of Singapore, the former Trade Development Board and a number of private companies dealing with education.  Mr Yee has BSc (Hons) and MSc degrees from the National University of Singapore, and an MBA (Banking and Finance) from Nanyang Technological University.
Friday, 22 March 2013
1.00 pm to 2.45 pm
The Regent Hotel Singapore, Royal Pavilion Ballroom II (Level 1)