Board Committees

Since 1 March 2020, NIEC has set up 2 Board Committees and 1 Advisory Committee to assist the Board.


Executive Committee (ExCo)

The ExCo provides oversight and policy guidance on strategic resources such as budget, remuneration framework, succession planning, talent development and manpower planning of NIEC.



  • Ms Melissa Khoo
    Chairman of ExCo
    Deputy Secretary (Policy), Ministry of Education

  • Professor Christine Goh
    Director, National Institute of Education

  • Ms Low Khah Gek
    Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Technical Education

  • Ms Chan Yen San
    Partner, KPMG LLP


Audit and Risk Committee (ARC)

The ARC oversees NIEC’s internal controls, financial reporting and enterprise risk management.



  • Ms Chan Yen San
    Chairman of ARC
    Partner, KPMG LLP

  • Mr Clarence Ti

    Deputy President (Administration), National University of Singapore

  • Dr May See
    Senior General Manager, MY World Preschool Ltd


Professional Advisory Committee (PAC)

The PAC assists the Board in guiding NIEC in Early Childhood (EC) industry trends, research directions, networking and benchmarking of best practices.



  • Mr Peter Lam
    Chairman of PAC
    Principal and CEO, Temasek Polytechnic

  • Ms Zaiton Mohd Ali
    Head, Iyad Perdaus Child Development

    Professor Ho Lai Yun
    Emeritus Consultant, Singapore General Hospital

  • Dr May See
    Senior General Manager, MY World Preschool Ltd

  • Dr Christine Chen
    President, Association for Early Childhood Educators

  • Professor Tan Oon Seng
    Centre Director, Centre for Research in Child Development, National Institute of Education