Assistant Managing Director
Economic Development Board
Mr. Damian Chan was appointed Assistant Managing Director of the Singapore Economic Development Board on 1 October 2019. He oversees EDB’s Accounts Group that works closely with top local and international companies from a wide range of industries to facilitate investments and transform their operations in Singapore. Damian also oversees EDB’s strategies in Energy, Chemicals & Materials. Previously, he was Executive Director for the Energy & Chemicals Cluster. Between 2011 till June 2015, as International Director for Americas, he led EDB’s operations across North and South America, working closely with global companies there to help them succeed in Asia via Singapore. Prior to that, he was the Director of Electronics Cluster in EDB. He was also the Centre Director of EDB Dallas Centre from 2002 to 2005, and of EDB Chicago Centre in 2001. He joined EDB in 1996.
He received a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University in 1996. He is married with four children.