Governing Board

Governing Board

The Governing Board of the Duke-NUS Medical School is responsible for providing strategic direction and oversight on the development and management of the School in furtherance of its objectives in education and research. The members of the Governing Board are:


Mr Kai Nargolwala

Chairman & Independent Director

Clifford Capital Pte. Ltd.


Prof Tan Eng Chye

Deputy President (Academic Affairs) & Provost

National University of Singapore


Mr Hsieh Tsun-Yan

Chairman & Lead Counselor

LinHart Group

Ms Jo LeCouilliard

Senior Vice President & Area Director

GlaxoSmithKline Pte Ltd

Mr Lee Kim Shin

Managing Partner

Allen & Gledhill LLP

Mr Lee Ming San

Managing Director

One North Capital Pte Ltd

Mr John Lim Hua Ern

Director, Higher Education Division

Ministry of Education

Mr Alvin Lim Chng Thien

Divisional Director, Workplace Policy & Strategy

Ministry of Manpower

A/Prof Lim Yean Teng


Cardiology Associates Pte Ltd

Prof Michael Merson

Director, Duke Global Health Institute

Wolfgang Joklik Professor of Global Health

Duke University

Prof Raj Mohan Nambiar

Visiting Consultant Surgeon (SGH, KTPH & TTSH)

Emeritus Consultant, CGH

Senior Consultant,

Ministry of Health

Prof Ivy Ng Swee Lian

Group Chief Executive Officer

Singapore Health Services

A/Prof Benjamin Ong Kian Chung

Director of Medical Services

Ministry of Health

Mrs Quek Bin Hwee

Vice Chairman, Markets and Industries

Asia Pacific Clients and Markets Leader

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Prof A. Eugene Washington

Chancellor for Health Affairs, Duke University. President and CEO

Duke University Health System