Aw Kah Peng

Aw Kah Peng

GM Ethylene Oxide & Glycols, Shell

Prior to joining Shell, Kah Peng spent 22 years in the Singapore government. Over a period of 18 years, she held a number of roles for the Singapore Economic Development Board in Europe, the US and Singapore, with responsibility for developing a range of industries, including energy, chemicals, engineering services, private education, healthcare & pharmaceuticals, professional services, logistics and consumer products.

Notable amongst her achievements was her involvement in the delivery of two of the largest and most complex foreign investments into Singapore, namely ExxonMobil’s and Shell’s multi-billion oil/chemical complexes on Jurong Island.

From 2009 - 2012, she was Chief Executive of the Singapore Tourism Board. Some of the major projects in tourism which Kah Peng led included the development of the two integrated resorts (Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Singapore), the Formula 1 Singapore Night Race, the launch of the YourSingapore destination brand, the development of the Marina Bay Cruise Centre and the Singapore International Culinary Exchange.

Kah Peng has a degree in Chemical Engineering from NUS and is a fellow of the Sloan School of Management at MIT. Currently, Kah Peng sits on the International Advisory Board of the City of Rotterdam and the board of the Singapore Repertory Theatre.


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