Professor Loh Han Tong is the Deputy President (Technical Development) of Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). Prior to this, Professor Loh was the university’s Deputy President (Academic) and Provost, and he was instrumental in steering the strategic development of SIT’s first degree programmes and the transformation of the overseas degree programmes into SIT-overseas partners’ joint programmes.
Professor Loh was a Colombo Plan Scholar, who graduated with First Class Honours in Bachelor of Engineering from University of Adelaide, Australia in 1979. He went on to obtain his Masters of Engineering from NUS in 1985 and his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States of America in 1989 under the NUS Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship.
Prior to joining SIT, Professor Loh spent over 30 years as an academic staff in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the National University of Singapore (NUS). During his 30-year tenure with NUS, he held several academic leadership positions, including Vice Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Deputy Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Director of Education in the Design Technology Institute Limited and Director of Bachelor of Technology Programme (BTech Programme) in the Faculty of Engineering. He also has been a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University and a Fellow of the Singapore MIT Alliance. Professor Loh’s research interest is in the area of product design through computer technologies. He has more than 80 publications in internationally refereed journals and has 2 patents to his name.
Professor Loh is active in community service. He was the Chairman of the Moulmein Watten Neighbourhood Committee, a member of the Moulmein Constituency Citizen Consultative Committee, Vice Chairman of Moulmein-Kallang GRC NC Task Force and part of the 1st PA NC Coordinating Council. For his outstanding service to the Moulmein Constituency, Professor Loh was awarded the Commendation Service Award in 2008 and the Merit Service Award by People’s Association in 2013.
For his dedication to the educational sector, he was awarded the Pingat Bakti Setia (Long Service Award) by the Prime Minister’s Office in 2013. In recognition of his strong academic leadership at SIT, Professor Loh was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) on National Day 2018.
Raymond is currently the Managing Director of JLB Alliance Pte Ltd, a corporate finance advisory firm in Singapore. He brings more than 24 years of experience in operations and management, of which 17 years within the technology sector. Raymond led efforts in digital transformation, mergers & acquisitions, corporate planning, business operations, and international business expansion within the technology, built environment, real estate, retail, distribution and logistics & fulfilment sectors.
Prior to joining JLB Alliance, Raymond was the COO of Boustead Projects Ltd, and held various roles in TeleChoice International Ltd, SIA Engineering Company Ltd, KPMG Corporate Finance Pte Ltd, Infocom-Media Development Authority, ST Electronics (Info-software systems) Pte Ltd and Squire Mech Pte Ltd.
Raymond is a Senior Member of the Institution of Engineers Singapore, a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore, a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Master of Science in Applied Finance from the Singapore Management University, and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.