Inter-Ministerial Committee on Climate Change

Inter-Ministerial Committee on Climate Change

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Climate Change (IMCCC) enhances Whole-of-Government coordination on climate change policies to ensure that Singapore is prepared for the impacts of climate change. Established in 2007, IMCCC is chaired by Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister and Co-ordinating Minister for National Security and Minister for Home Affairs.

IMCCC Members
Chairman
  • Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security

Members
  • Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources
  • Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance
  • Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for National Development
  • Mr Lim Hng Kiang, Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade)
  • Mr S Iswaran, Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry)
  • Mr Khaw Boon Wan, Minister for Transport
Committees and Work Groups Addressing Singapore's Climate Change-related Issues

Committees and Work Groups Addressing Singapore's Climate Change-related Issues

IMCCC Executive Committee

IMCCC is supported by an Executive Committee (Exco) comprising the permanent secretaries of the respective Ministries. The IMCCC Exco oversees the work of the International Negotiations Working Group (INWG), Long Term Emissions and Mitigation Working Group (LWG), and the Resilience Working Group (RWG).

IMCCC Exco Members
Chairman
  • Mr Leo Yip, Head Civil Service, Permanent Secretary (Prime Minister's Office)(Strategy)

Members
  • Mr Albert Chua, Permanent Secretary (Environment and Water Resources)
  • Mrs Tan Ching Yee, Permanent Secretary (Finance)
  • BG (NS) Chee Wee Kiong, Permanent Secretary (Foreign Affairs)
  • Mrs Ow Foong Pheng, Permanent Secretary (National Development)
  • Ms Yong Ying-I, Permanent Secretary (National Research and Development)
  • Mr Loh Khum Yean, Permanent Secretary (Trade and Industry)
  • Mr Loh Ngai Seng, Permanent Secretary (Transport)
  • Dr Beh Swan Gin, Chairman, Economic Development Board
Secretariat
  • Mr Teo Eng Dih, Senior Director (Climate Change), Strategy Group, Prime Minister's Office

International Negotiations Working Group

The International Negotiations Working Group (INWG) develops Singapore's international climate change negotiations strategy under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

INWG Members
Chairman
  • BG (NS) Chee Wee Kiong, Permanent Secretary (Foreign Affairs)

Members
  • Mr Albert Chua, Permanent Secretary (Environment and Water Resources)
  • Mrs Ow Foong Pheng, Permanent Secretary (National Development)
  • Mr Loh Khum Yean, Permanent Secretary (Trade and Industry)
  • Mr Loh Ngai Seng, Permanent Secretary (Transport)
  • Mr Ng Wai Choong, Chief Executive, Energy Market Authority
  • Mr Ronnie Tay, Chief Executive Officer, National Environment Agency
  • Mr Kenneth Er, Chief Executive Officer, National Parks Board
  • Mr Cheah Sin Liang, Lead Coordinator for Climate Negotiations, National Climate Change Secretariat
  • Mr Lionel Yee, Second Solicitor General / Director-General (International Affairs), Attorney-General's Chambers
Secretariat
  • Mr Kevin Khng, Deputy Lead Coordinator for Climate Negotiations, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources

Long Term Emissions and Mitigation Working Group

The Long Term Emissions and Mitigation Working Group (LWG) studies how Singapore can stabilise its long-term emissions. LWG examines options for emission reduction and identifies the capabilities, infrastructure and policies needed for long-term mitigation.

LWG Members
Co-Chairmen
  • Mr Leo Yip, Head Civil Service, Permanent Secretary (Prime Minister's Office)(Strategy)
  • Mr Loh Khum Yean, Permanent Secretary (Trade and Industry)

Members
  • Mr Albert Chua, Permanent Secretary (Environment and Water Resources)
  • Mrs Tan Ching Yee, Permanent Secretary (Finance) (Performance)
  • Mrs Ow Foong Pheng, Permanent Secretary (National Development)
  • Ms Yong Ying-I, Permanent Secretary (National Research and Development)
  • Mr Loh Ngai Seng, Permanent Secretary (Transport)
  • Mr Hugh Lim, Chief Executive Officer, Building and Construction Authority
  • Mr Chng Kai Fong, Managing Director, Economic Development Board
  • Mr Ng Wai Choong, Chief Executive, Energy Market Authority
  • Mr Ngien Hoon Ping, Chief Executive, Land Transport Authority
  • Mr Ronnie Tay, Chief Executive Officer, National Environment Agency
  • Mr Ng Joo Hee, Chief Executive, PUB, The National Water Agency 
  • Mr Lim Eng Hwee, Chief Executive Officer, Urban Redevelopment Authority
  • Mr Tan Kiat How, Chief Executive Officer, Info-Communications Media Development Authority
Secretariat
  • Mr Benedict Chia, Director (Strategic Issues), National Climate Change Secretariat
  • Ms Tan Pei Shan, Director (Energy Division), Ministry of Trade and Industry
  • Ms Leonie Lee, Director (Energy & Climate Policy Division), Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources

Resilience Working Group

The Resilience Working Group (RWG) studies Singapore's vulnerability to the effects of climate change and recommends long-term plans that ensure the nation’s adaptation to future environmental changes.

RWG Members
Co-Chairmen
  • Mrs Ow Foong Pheng, Permanent Secretary (National Development)
  • Mr Albert Chua, Permanent Secretary (Environment and Water Resources)

Members
  • Ms Lim Wan Yong, Deputy Secretary (Planning), Ministry of National Development
  • Ms Amy Hing, Deputy Secretary (Policy), Ministry of Environment and Water Resources
  • Mr Yee Ping Yi, Deputy Secretary (Policy), Ministry of Finance
  • Mr Lim Kok Thai, Chief Executive Officer, Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore
  • Ms Ngiam Siew Ying, Deputy Secretary (Policy), Ministry of Health
  • Mr Teo Eng Dih, Senior Director (Climate Change), Strategy Group, Prime Minister's Office
  • Mr Hugh Lim, Chief Executive Officer, Building and Construction Authority
  • Mr Kevin Shum, Director General, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
  • Mr Ng Wai Choong, Chief Executive, Energy Market Authority
  • Dr Cheong-Chua Koon Hean, Chief Executive Officer, Housing Development Board
  • Mr Tan Kiat How, Chief Executive Officer, Info-communications Media Development Authority
  • Mr Ng Lang, Assistant Chief Executive Officer, JTC Corporation
  • Mr Ngien Hoon Ping, Chief Executive, Land Transport Authority
  • Mr Ronnie Tay, Chief Executive Officer, National Environment Agency
  • Mr Kenneth Er, Chief Executive Officer, National Parks Board
  • Mr Andrew Tan, Chief Executive, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
  • Mr Ng Joo Hee, Chief Executive, PUB, The National Water Agency
  • Mr Tan Boon Khai, Chief Executive, Singapore Land Authority
  • Mr Lim Eng Hwee, Chief Executive Officer, Urban Redevelopment Authority
Secretariat
  • Ms Leonie Lee, Director (Energy & Climate Policy), Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources
  • Mr Kevin Cheok, Senior Director (Infrastructure), Ministry of National Development

Last updated 27 Dec 2017


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