Ms GOH Swee Chen

Ms GOH Swee Chen

Board Chair, NTU Board of Trustees & Chairman

National Arts Council

Swee Chen is currently Chairman, National Arts Council, and Chairman, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). She joined Shell in 2003 and retired as Chairman, Shell Companies in Singapore in January 2019. She was previously with Procter & Gamble and IBM. A global leader, she has lived and worked in Singapore, Malaysia, Netherlands, Australia, USA, Japan and China. Swee Chen has a diverse professional background, having led significant businesses in Oil & Gas, Consumer Goods and IT sectors.

Swee Chen serves on the Boards of Singapore Airlines, SP Group, JTC Corporation, Woodside Petroleum (Australia), Carbon Solutions Holdings, Carbon Solutions Platform, Carbon Solutions Investments, Carbon Solutions Services and Resilience Collective. She is President - Global Compact Network Singapore, a UNGC Local Network and chairs the Institute HR Professional. She is also a member of the Legal Services Commission, Singapore Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council and Centre for Livable Cities Advisory Panel.

Swee Chen had previously chaired/served in the Boards of Shell Joint Ventures in China, Korea and Saudi Arabia, as well as CapitaLand Investment and Centre for Liveable Cities Ltd.

Swee Chen graduated with B.Sc. - Victoria University and MBA - Chicago Booth, University of Chicago. She was named Distinguished Alumni, Chicago Booth, in 2018. She is married with three children.