ONG Toon Hui
Ms Ong Toon Hui is the Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports. She oversees policies on social safety nets, family development, successful ageing, disability, social sector development, rehabilitation and residential services gambling safeguards.
Ms Ong graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Chemistry in 1989 and obtained her PhD (Chemistry) from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom in 1993.
Ms Ong has been with the Civil Service for about 18 years. Her previous postings included Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and Public Service Division (Prime Minister’s Office). In PSD, she oversaw leadership development and human resource policies in the Singapore Civil Service.
Ms Ong also serves on the National Council of Social Service, Housing and Development Board, Singapore Sports Council, Board of National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre, Casino Regulatory Authority Board, and the School Advisory Board in Pierce Secondary School.
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."
In recognition of her accomplishments and contributions, we honour Ms Ong Toon Hui with the 2011 Outstanding Science Alumnus Award.