Chua Jin Kiat

Executive Vice President
Head of International Defence Business, ST Engineering

Chua Jin Kiat is Executive Vice President, International Defence Business, of ST
Engineering, a global technology, defence and engineering group with a diverse
portfolio of businesses across the aerospace, smart city, defence and public
security segments. He joined the company in July 2022 and drives the growth of
international defence business within the Defence and Public Security cluster.

Jin Kiat started his career with the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) as a recipient of
the SAF Overseas Scholarship, and served for 25 years, attaining the rank of
Brigadier-General (BG). He is an infantry officer and has commanded a Light
Infantry Battalion and a Motorised Combined Arms Brigade. He served as Assistant
Chief of General Staff (Training), Deputy Commander Army Training and Doctrine
Command (TRADOC), and was also Commander 9 th Singapore Division and
concurrently Chief Infantry Officer. Prior to his retirement from SAF, he was
Commandant of the SAFTI Military Institute, where he oversaw Leadership
development and training for the SAF and drove the learning transformation for the
Next Generation SAF.

Jin Kiat was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) (Military) in 2017,
and continues to serve as a Reservist in the Singapore Army.

Jin Kiat graduated from Cambridge University in 2002 with a Masters in Engineering
(Honours). He holds a Masters in Public Management from the Lee Kuan Yew
School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

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