Executive Director – Energy, Chemicals and Materials
Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB)
Mr. Damian Chan was appointed Executive Director of Energy, Chemicals and Materials in October, 2018. In that capacity, he leads the development of the Energy sector encompassing upstream energy, fuels, renewables, storage and energy management. Previously, between July 2015 till September 2018, 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.