Singapore’s government body for attracting overseas investment, Economic Development Board (EDB), has appointed Jamie Chan from non-profit Singapore Environment Council (SEC) to its environmental sustainability team.
Chan takes on the role of senior manager, environmental sustainability strategy at EDB.
She joins EDB’s environmental sustainability division, the function of which is to chart the vision and strategy for Singapore to transit to a low-carbon economy and leverage environmental sustainability trends to spur growth.
Part of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, EDB positions Singapore as a regional sustainability hub to attract international businesses and investors. Key focus areas include alternative proteins, sustainable aviation fuel, and carbon services and trading.
Before joining SEC, where she was sustainability manager for strategic partnerships, Chan worked for Singapore’s National Environment Agency, specialising in pollution control policy.
She has also worked as an environmental engineer for architecture firm CPG Corporation.