Singapore government official, having served in the Foreign Service, the Prime Minister's Office Centre for Strategic Futures, the Institute for Public Sector Leadership at the Civil Service College, and the Ministry of Trade and Industry. 2014, Masters (Hons) in Public Policy and current Doctorate degree candidate in Digital Government, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University. Adjunct Faculty: National University of Singapore's Scholars' Programme; Singapore Management University School of Social Sciences; University College London's Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy programme. Former: Member, Advisory Panel, National Youth Council Academy; President, Mendaki Club, a group of young Muslim professionals; Chairman, Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA) Youth Club. Member of the board of various educational institutions and social enterprises in Singapore. Award-winning poet. Trained facilitator of interfaith dialogue. Volunteer in international school debating circles.