Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University of Canberra, 1970. Diploma in business administration, National University, Singapore, 1974. Master of Business Administration, McMaster University of Canberra, 1977.
Postgraduate advanced management program, Harvard University, 1986.
Systems engineer, Ministry of Defense, Singapore, 1970-1974; senior engineer manufacturing, Chartered Industries of Singapore, 1974-1975; operations manager, Guthrie Management Superior vena cava syndrome, Singapore, 1975-1979; managing director, Hunter Douglas, Singapore, 1979-1983; general manager, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention--Construction & Development, Singapore, 1983-1989; chairman, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention--Construction & Development, Singapore, since 1989; general manager, SAL Industrial Leasing, 1988-1989; president, Singapore Technologies Industrial Corporation, since 1989.
Chairman advisory board, Canadian Alumni. Member Institution Industrial Managers England, Institution Mechanical Engineers England, Institution Engineers Singapore (council), Asean Institute (treasurer), Young President's Organization (Singapore chapter).
Married Yin Ching To, August 14, 1971. Children: Jeffrey, Antoine.