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Mission
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Global Framework
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Leadership Team

Our Vision

 To be a globally recognized platform for Smart Cities to benefit all stakeholders.
Vision

Our Mission

To connect different smart cities ecosystem partners for knowledge sharing and to create business opportunities.
Mission

Our Core Values

A relentless pursuit of excellence for our CRAFT

Commitment to our customers, partners, members and employees.
Respect for all individuals
Achievements and Contributions  
Flexibility and Innovation 
Trust and Teamwork 
Core Values

Our Global Framework

Global Framework
Global Framework

Leadership Team

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Kok Chin (KC) Tay

Chairman

Generally acknowledged as a global thought leader for Smart Cities. KC is a member of the Advisory Board for ESI ThoughtLab, a think-tank based in Philadelphia, US. As Chairman of Smart Cities Network (SCN), he led the organization to formalize a global partnership with UN-Habitat for the Cities Investment Facility (CIF)

 

He is also the ASEAN Executive Director of Smart Cities Council, the largest ecosystem of stakeholders in the world. Currently, he provides advisory services to national and city governments as well as start-ups and conglomerates in the area of smart cities.  

Eric

Eric Loh

Exco Member

Head of Built Environment Work Group

Eric graduated in NTU as an Electrical and Electronic Engineer about 30 years ago and now serves as an NTU alumni. Also serving as an adjunct instructor for NTU PACE, he curates and teaches sustainability courses for adult learners.

 

Eric is a co-founder of SCN, and has been advising government agencies, including BCA, IMDA and overseas government institutions He is currently the Managing Director and share-holder of G Element Pte Ltd, specialized in Digital Twin. He collaborated with MNC, delivering smart cities & buildings sustainability solutions in Asia.

Nik

Datuk Nik Ahmad Faizul, Abdul Mallek

Exco Member

Head of Urban Planning and Certification Work Group

Datuk Nik is mission-orientated with 30 years industry-government experience in steering planning and execution aspects of nation-building initiatives with current focus on Smart and Sustainable Cities initiatives. For his efforts in progressing Smart Cities delivery, he was awarded ’50 Most Impactful Smart City Leaders’ at the World Smart Cities Congress, Mumbai in February 2018.

 

Datuk Nik is currently focusing in Smart City implementation at Program Level through Public-Private Partnership (PPP) bridging governments and private sectors involving related smart cities initiatives namely Action Plans, Maturity Roadmap, Readiness Assessments, Delivery Governance, Innovation Hub, Delivery Office, Data Management and Integrated Operations Centre (IOC).

Syed

Syed Mubarak

Vice Chairman

Head of ESG Work Group

Syed is a Sustainability & Technology veteran with over 30 years of experience in leading the change within organizations to adopt technologies, business process improvement, and stakeholder engagement to future proof assets and achieving triple bottom-line – People, Planet, and Profit with Purpose. 

 

He has held several senior leadership positions in various organizations across Asia. He holds qualifications in Business Sustainability, Financial Management, Electrical & Electronics Engineering. He is the alumnus of S P Jain Global Institute of Management and CISL, UK. He is the recipient of the CSR Award, ASHRAE Technology Award and Community Sustainability Award

Steven

Steven Seet

Exco Member

Head of Innovation Districts Work Group

[To be revised] - Steven Seet has more than 40 years experience in the tourism industry. He was the ex-CEO of Singapore Expo. He is also interested in AI and Metaverse. An advocate of Smart Tourism and Innovation Districts.

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Michael Yiin

Exco Member

Head of Community Development Work Group

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Beehin

Png Bee Hin

Vice Chairman

Head of Tourism Work Group

Syed is a Sustainability & Technology veteran with over 30 years of experience in leading the change within organizations to adopt technologies, business process improvement, and stakeholder engagement to future proof assets and achieving triple bottom-line – People, Planet, and Profit with Purpose. 

 

He has held several senior leadership positions in various organizations across Asia. He holds qualifications in Business Sustainability, Financial Management, Electrical & Electronics Engineering. He is the alumnus of S P Jain Global Institute of Management and CISL, UK. He is the recipient of the CSR Award, ASHRAE Technology Award and Community Sustainability Award

Swapna

Dr. Swapna Dayanandan

Exco Member

Head of Healthcare Work Group

Dr. Swapna Dayanandan, Ph.D. (Gerontology), is CEO and Founder of Joy in Living Aged Care Services Pte Ltd, a company providing geron-technology and innovative eldercare solutions to tackle the ageing opportunities in Singapore and globally. She is currently involved in several smart healthcare projects in ASEAN. 

 

Swapna is past President and continues to serve on the board of Sree Narayana Mission, Singapore (SNM) that does charity in the eldercare sector. Swapna was the recipient of two National Day Awards: The Commendation Medal, 2018 and the Long Service Medal, 2021.

Michael

Dr Michael Heng

Exco Member

Head of Youth Development Work Group

Dr Michael HENG PBM is a Top 50 Global Thought Leader and Influencer on CSR (corporate social responsibility). He was the United Nations (UN) International HR Consultant on Tripartite Social Dialogue to Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, and Sri Lanka. He is an Actor with the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration Committee. 

 

Dr Michael HENG PBM consults on corporate strategy, sustainability/ESG, CSR, human capital, eco-city projects, organisational change, restructuring and transformation, new ventures, and blockchain

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