Member of Parliament
National Assembly of Singapore
Penny was first elected to parliament in 2001 as one of the youngest female MPs in Singapore. She has chaired the Government Parliamentary Committee for the Ministry of Information, Communication, and the Arts, and has had oversight over the Ministry of Finance, Trade and Industry, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of National Development and the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources. A passionate advocate for social entrepreneurship, in 2006 Penny founded Social Innovation Park Ltd., an award-winning non-profit organization advocating for and supporting social innovation globally via projects, forums and TV documentaries. Penny a has extensive experience in the wealth management industry and has co-founded several technology-based ventures. She has been honored by the World Economic Forum as a founding New Asia Leader, a founding Young Global Leader and more recently, a founding Curator of the Global Shapers Community.