SINGAPORE


1. NATIONAL COUNCIL ON THE ENVIRONMENT

ESTABLISHED: November 1990

MISSION: To educate, inspire, and assist individuals, business organizations, and environmental groups to care for and protect the environment; to promote greater public awareness and interest in environmental issues; to seek public cooperation in protecting and improving the environment; and to involve business leaders in a pro-active process of environmental management.

MEMBERSHIP:

a. COMPOSITION (Number of members per sector):

Ministries and governmental agencies:    6
Non-Governmental Organizations:          1
Academic/Research Institutions:          3
Business/Productive Sector:              6
Others:                                  0
TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS:	          16
b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:
PATRON-IN-CHIEF: Mr. Mah Bow Tan, Minister for the Environment
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
CHAIRMAN: Mr. Ho Kwon-Ping, President, Wah-Chung International Corporation 
Pte. Ltd.
VICE CHAIRMAN: Mr. Chng Hee Kok, Chairman, United Paper Industries
Mr. Richard E. Hale, Chief Executive Officer, The Hongkong & Shanghai 
Banking Corporation Ltd.
Prof. Wee Yeow Chin, Department of Botany, 
National University of Singapore (President, Nature Society)
Prof. Leo Tan Wee Hin, Director, National Institute of Education and Dean,
School of Science 
Dr. Tan Wee Kiat, Executive Director, National Parks Board
Assoc. Prof. Chou Loke Ming, Department of Zoology, 
National University of Singapore
Mr. John Yip Soon Kwong, Director of Education, Ministry of Education
Mr. Tan Guong Ching, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment
Mr. Daniel Wang Nan Chee, Commissioner of Public Health, 
Ministry of Environment
Dr. Ahmad Mattar, Executive Chairman, Mabetex Enviro-World Pte. Ltd. 
Mrs. Cynthia Wee-Hoefer, Member, Nature Society Singapore
Mrs. Fatima Villanueva-Traazil, General Manager, 
Mount Carmal Enterprise (1992 Greenleaf Award Winner)
Mr. Chan Kwong Lok, Director, Resource Planning, Ministry of Defence
Mr. Edwin Khew, Managing Director, 
Environmental Engineering Services Pte. Ltd.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:  Ms. Kirtida Mekani, National Council on the Environment