Patron — Mr Teo Ser Luck

teoserluckMr. Teo Ser Luck

Minister of State for Trade and Industry
and Mayor for North East District CDC
Republic of Singapore

Mr Teo Ser Luck graduated with an Accountancy degree from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and began his career as an auditor.  Throughout his private sector career, he has taken on management positions as head of sales, marketing, business operations before leading companies and assuming positions as Regional Director and Managing Director of different multi-national operations in the Asia Pacific.  He has worked in Hong Kong, China, Thailand, India and has helped to start companies. Prior to politics, Mr Teo was overseeing DHL Express (Singapore) Pte Ltd.

Mr Teo was elected Member of Parliament for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC in May 2006 and was immediately appointed as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports.  He was subsequently promoted and concurrently assumed responsibility in the Ministry of Transport and appointed as the Mayor of the North East District, a position he still holds today.  After the General Election in 2011, Mr Teo was promoted and appointed as the Minister of State for Trade and Industry overseeing the Small and Medium Enterprises and trade relations with the region including China.

For his achievements, Mr Teo was recognized as a young global leader by the World Economic Forum in 2007 for his contribution to the business and community services sectors.  He also received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award in the same year and subsequently received the outstanding alumni award from his alma mater (NTU) in 2011 for continuing to make a difference in public service. While in the private sector, he has also received accolades as global outstanding manager in business and operational excellence.

Mr Teo was instrumental in leading Singapore’s successful bid for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) that was held from 14 to 26 August 2010. He was also the Advisor to the Singapore 2010 YOG Organising Committee and the Mayor for the Youth Olympic Village.

Mr Teo is married with two children, a girl and a boy. He actively participates in sports – football, triathlons, marathons and has completed 5 Ironman races.