APPOINTMENT OF NON-RESIDENT AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED MEXICAN STATES AND NON-RESIDENT AMBASSADOR TO THE HOLY SEE

The Government has appointed Dr Ho Choon Hou as Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to the United Mexican States and Ms Janet Ang Guat Har as Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to the Holy See.

 

Dr Ho is a Managing Director of Southern Capital Group. He is also the Vice-Chairman and Co-Founder of Cordlife Group Limited.

 

Prior to his corporate career, Dr Ho was a Registrar in General Surgery at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital where he started the Courage Fund (then known as SARS Relief Fund). He also served as Project Office Head and later, as Deputy Director at the National Healthcare Group.

 

Dr Ho graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Hons) from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. He also obtained a Masters in Medicine (Surgery) from the National University of Singapore and a Masters in Business Administration (Hons) from the University of Chicago.

 

Ms Ang is an Independent Director at Singapore Press Holdings Limited and Chairman of SISTIC Pte Ltd.

 

She is also Chairman of the NUS Institute of Systems Science, the Singapore Polytechnic, and the Caritas Singapore Agape Fund Board of Trustees. In addition, Ms Ang is Deputy Chairman of the Singapore Business Federation Foundation, and Member of the Board of The Esplanade Company Ltd, the Home Team Science and Technology Agency and Cenacle Mission (Singapore).

 

She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.

 

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

29 SEPTEMBER 2020

 

 

 

HO CHOON HOU

 

NON-RESIDENT AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED MEXICAN STATES

 

Dr Ho Choon Hou is a Managing Director at the Southern Capital Group.

 

Dr Ho is also the Vice-Chairman and Co-Founder of Cordlife Group Limited, and sits on several boards of listed and private companies.

 

Prior to his corporate career, Dr Ho was a Registrar in General Surgery at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital where he started the Courage Fund (then known as SARS Relief Fund). He also served as Project Office Head and later, as Deputy Director at the National Healthcare Group from 2004 to 2007.

 

Dr Ho graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Hons) from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom in 1996. He also obtained a Masters in Medicine (Surgery) from the National University of Singapore in 2003 and a Masters in Business Administration (Hons) from the University of Chicago in 2004.

 

JANET ANG GUAT HAR

 

NON-RESIDENT AMBASSADOR TO THE HOLY SEE

 

Ms Ang Guat Har Janet is an Independent Director at Singapore Press Holdings Limited and Chairman of SISTIC Pte Ltd.

 

She is also Chairman of the NUS Institute of Systems Science, the Singapore Polytechnic, and the Caritas Singapore Agape Fund Board of Trustees. In addition, Ms Ang is Deputy Chairman of the Singapore Business Federation Foundation, and Member of the Board of The Esplanade Company Ltd, the Home Team Science and Technology Agency, and the Cenacle Mission (Singapore).

 

Ms Ang serves on the Council for Board Diversity and the Singapore Business Federation. She is a Fellow of the Singapore Computer Society and a Member of the International Women’s Forum (Singapore).

 

She had a thirty-seven year career in the information technology industry and had lived and worked in Japan and China over a span of eleven years. She was Managing Director of IBM Singapore from 2001 to 2003 and again from 2011to 2015. Her last executive role was as IBM Vice President, Industry Solutions, IBM Asia Pacific.

 

Ms Ang was awarded The Public Service Medal in 2019. She was also awarded the NUS Business School Eminent Alumni Award in 2014, the NUS Distinguished Alumni Service Award in 2015, and the Singapore Computer Society IT Leaders Award – Hall of Fame in 2018.

 

Ms Ang graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore. She is married to Mr Anthony Cheah Kia Heng and they have four children.

 

 

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Singapore