Visiting Committee


Dr Richard Kwok Wai Onn


Dr Richard Kwok Wai Onn

President, The Institution of Engineers, Singapore
Assistant Chief Executive Officer/Chief Joint Readiness

Dr Richard Kwok joined SMRT in December 2017 as the Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Trains, and as Chief of the Joint Readiness Inspection Team. He also serves as the President of the Institution of Engineers, Singapore. Prior to this, he joined Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics) in 1978, where he rose to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer.

Dr Kwok has more than 47 years of diverse working experience. In the past, he held concurrent appointments as Chief Executive Officer with Advanced Technology Research Centre (ATREC, a JV between Defence Science Organisation and Singapore Technologies since April 2006 and retired in Dec 2017) and as Chairman of 7 research laboratories at ITE, Polytechnics and IHLs.