Group Chief Executive Officer
Mr Ngien Hoon Ping is the Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of SMRT Corporation Ltd. He is the Chairman of Strides Engineering Pte. Ltd., Strides International Business Pte. Ltd., Strides Taxi Pte. Ltd., Strides Far East Pte. Ltd., Stellar Experience Pte. Ltd., Momentum Venture Capital Pte. Ltd. and Strides Digital Pte. Ltd.. He is the Deputy Chairman of SMRT Buses Ltd. and Vice Chairman of Shenzhen Zona Transportation Group Co., Ltd. He is also a Director of SMRT Trains Ltd., Strides Holdings Ltd., SMRT TEL Pte. Ltd., SMRT RTS Pte. Ltd., SMRT Capital Pte. Ltd., Strides Automotive Services Pte. Ltd., BIS Motoring Pte. Ltd., Premier Automotive Services Pte. Ltd., Premier Land (East) Pte. Ltd., Premier Rent A Car Pte. Ltd. and Strides Premier Pte. Ltd..
Mr Ngien sits on the Board of Energy Market Authority (EMA) and Meranti Power Pte. Ltd. He also serves as a member of the National University of Singapore (NUS) Industrial Systems Engineering and Management (ISEM) Industry Advisory Board and EMA Audit and Risk Committee & Tender Committee.
Mr Ngien was the CEO of FairPrice Group's Supply Chain Business from September 2020 to June 2022. Prior to that, he was the Chief Executive of Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) from 2016 to 2020.
Before joining LTA, Mr Ngien served as Deputy Secretary (Performance) in the Ministry of Finance. Prior to this, Mr Ngien served for more than 15 years in the fields of maintenance, engineering, logistics and operations. He served as a member of the Institute of Technical Education’s Board of Governors (2009 to 2013) and as a Board member of the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (2012 to 2016), LTA (2014 to 2020) and the Urban Redevelopment Authority (2016 to 2021). He also served as a member in the Boards of ST Logistics, ST Electronics (Info-Software Systems) Pte. Ltd., ST Aerospace Supplies Pte Ltd and ST Logistics Pte. Ltd.
Mr Ngien holds a Bachelor in Engineering in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. He also holds a Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He attended Executive Programmes at INSEAD and IMD. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers. He was conferred the Public Administration Medal (Silver) (Military) in 2007 and was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2015.