Mr Lam Yi Young is Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), the apex business chamber championing the interests of the Singapore business community in the areas of trade, investment and industrial relations.
SBF represents 27,000 companies, as well as key local and foreign business chambers. Prior to joining SBF in Jul 2020, Yi Young spent 24 years in the Singapore Civil Service, including 11 years in Senior Public Sector Leadership positions like Deputy Secretary (Industry) in the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Deputy Secretary (Policy) in the Ministry of Education, and Chief Executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. Yi Young sits on the boards of SBF Foundation, SBF Holdings Pte Ltd and SBF Connect Pte Ltd, and is a member of the Donor Relations Committee of the Community Foundation of Singapore. He also previously served on the boards of various statutory boards, companies, real estate investment trust, universities, research institutes, charities and clubs and societies.
Yi Young has a Master of Arts in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University