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Mr. Heng Swee Keat

Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Minister for Finance
Republic of Singapore

Mr Heng Swee Keat is Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Minister for Finance.

As Minister for Finance, Mr Heng oversees the revenue and expenditure policy of Singapore, and the allocation of resources to achieve national security, economic and social objectives.

Mr Heng also chairs the tripartite Future Economy Council which oversees the on-going restructuring of our economy, through upgrading of the skills of our workers and the transformation of industry, to create even better careers prospects for our people. He leads a team to oversee the design and implementation of national strategies in areas such as skills and capabilities development, innovation and productivity and the internationalization of our companies.

Mr Heng chairs the National Research Foundation, which sets the direction for Singapore's research, innovation, and enterprise strategies. In this role, he brings together the universities and research communities with businesses to create a more vibrant innovation ecosystem. Mr Heng also serves as Adviser to the Multi-Ministry Taskforce on COVID-19 and the National Jobs Council.

As Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Heng launched the Singapore Together movement in June 2019 to work in close partnership with Singaporeans to design and implement policies and programmes, to create a better future together.

Agenda

 


Please note that agenda timings are based on Singapore timezone (GMT+8).

DAY 1
09 March 2021
Start Time End Time Session Description
08:45 am 09:45 am Keynote Address by and Fireside Chat with Heng Swee Keat (Virtual)
Speaker:

Mr. Heng Swee Keat

Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Minister for Finance

Republic of Singapore

Moderated by:

Ted Osius, Ambassador (ret.)

Vice President, Government Affairs and Public Policy

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