Cheong Koon Hean

Cheong Koon Hean

CEO of the Housing and Development Board (HDB), Cheong Koon Hean believes that building up the next generation of urban planners is key to Singapore’s growth. The recipient of the Urban Land Institute J. C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development is working with the National University of Singapore to start a scholarship to encourage more people to pursue urban design as a profession. For 2018, HDB is focused on the government’s Smart Nation initiative. “HDB will harness digital innovation to support stronger communities, provide better living and create more opportunities for our residents."

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