Tharman Shanmugaratnam

President of Singapore, Office of the President of Singapore

Tharman Shanmugaratnam
President, Republic of Singapore
Studied at the London School of Economics, Cambridge University and Harvard University. Served for 22 years in politics and leadership positions in government. Minister for Education (2003-2008); Minister for Finance (2007-2015); Deputy Prime Minister (2011-2019); Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies (2015-2019); Senior Minister (2019-2023). Has led several major international councils - Chair, IMFC, the key policy forum of the International Monetary Fund (2011-2014); Chair, G20 Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance (2017-2018); Chair, Group of Thirty, an independent global council of economic and financial leaders (2017-2022) and Chair of its Board of Trustees since 2023; Co-Chair, Global Commission on the Economics of Water (2022-); Co-Chair of the Advisory Board for the UN's 2019 Human Development Report (2019-2023); Co-Chair of the Global Education Forum (2019-2023). Was Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (2011-2023); Chairman of the Investment Strategies Committee of GIC Private Limited (2011-2023) and Deputy Chairman of GIC (2019-2023).

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