Penny Low

Penny Low
  • Member of Parliament
    Parliament of Singapore

Penny Low is Member of Parliament in Singapore who helped created the first eco-town in the tropics with an outstandingly vibrant community. She is a community builder and town builder, whose experience in town planning and social capital building has transformed a new town from being the least loved to becoming one of Singapore's most loved and popular. She sits on a number of national committees, focusing on policy matters relating to the ministries for information, communications and the arts, finance, trade and industry, education, national development, and environment and water resources, social, community and the youth.. Low is a veteran of the wealth management industry and a serial entrepreneur. She founded the Social Innovation Park. the Social Enterprise Association and Planners-Hub Consultancy. She has also trained thousands of wealth managers and taught at univeristies. She serves as a Global Adviser to many innovation hubs, including the Dubai Hub, Larta Institute and Operation Hope. Low has published numerous articles, written professional and undergraduate curriculum and edited a book on “Practicing Sustainability”, and has spoken at many global conferences and inter-parliamentary meetings. She is frequently interviewed by media. Low is the Founding Curator of the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers Community. She is also an Aspen Institute Ideas Festival Scholar, Yale University Scholar and Yale World Fellow, a Lien Ying Chow Legacy Fellow, Nanyang Technological University. She is an alumnus of the National University of Singapore, Harvard University, Yale University and Tsinghua University.