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Interview with Mr Michael Nonis, resident of Braddell Heights Zone B RC
Grassroots Adviser Mr Seah Kian Peng

“We are all different but each one of us can make a difference. We can agree to disagree but we must have respect for each other.

My personal challenge is to do what I can in my own ways and together with others, make this a better place.

1974-79 Raffles Institution
1981-84 University of New South Wales, Sydney
Colombo Plan Scholarship
2002 Advanced Management Programme
Harvard Business School
2004 Fellow, Chartered Institute of Marketing

Career History
Public Sector [1986-1994] Contracts Dept, Indeco Engineers Pte Ltd [on government bond]
  Budget Dept, Finance Division Ministry of Defence
[on secondment from Singapore Administrative Service]
Private Sector [1994-1996] Corporate Planning and Affairs Department, Sum Cheong Corporation Pte Ltd
Labour Movement, NTUC
[1996 - todate]
CEO, NTUC Healthcare/ CEO NTUC Media Cooperative Ltd
Managing Director (Group Business), NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd
May 2006 Elected as Member of Parliament for Marine Parade GRC
May 2009 Appointed as Chairman, Government Parliamentary Committee [GPC] for Community, Youth and Sports
April 2010 Appointed as Board of Director, Health Promotion Board
August 2010 Appointed as Board of Director, National Parks Board
May 2011 Re-elected as Member of Parliament for Marine Parade GRC
October 2011 Appointed as Deputy Speaker of Parliament

  • Sports enthusiast

  • Enjoy playing many types of games [squash, tennis, table tennis, pool, bowling, football, basketball, golf] with friends, colleagues or with family

Social/Community Service (Current)
  • Board Member, Centre for Fathering Ltd since 2004

  • Patron, Loving Heart Multi Service Centre since 2005

  • Vice President, Singapore Compact for Corporate Social Responsibility since 2005

  • Co-Chairman, National Family Celebrations since 2007

  • Trustee, Singapore National Co-operative Federation since 2008

  • Co-Chair, Social Enterprise Association since June 2009
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