University Awards
Recognising Excellence
  • Led the strategic direction and growth of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music as Chairman of its Governing Board for a decade from its inception, serving with dedication and distinction to grow and shape it into a conservatory of global standing drawing exceptional musical talents from around the world
  • Instrumental in the development of a major research-based regional stockbroking business, and after its sale in 2005, reshaping G.K. Goh Holdings into an investment company with investments in various sectors including optic fibre networks, property and business and financial services
  • Provides strategic leadership at NUS at the highest level as a member of its Board of Trustees
  • Contributed his wealth of expertise on Asia and its financial markets by serving in leadership roles in national financial sector committees, as a past independent director on the Board of Singapore Exchange Limited and as chairman of NUS’ Board of Trustees Investment Committee
  • Promoted the development of Singapore as a global arts city with his leadership roles in Singapore’s arts and music institutions, such as NUS’ Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, and past membership on the boards of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and the National Arts Council
  • Appointed as chairman of the national-level Censorship Review Committee 2009/10 which conducted a wide-ranging review of national policies and practices relating to content regulation and classification issues
  • Public Service Medal (2009)
" To treasure family and friends;
To encourage and learn from others, doing what good I can; and
To have the time, energy, curiosity and freedom to pursue new enthusiasms, and to share them widely"