Mr Patrick Pang is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the National Environment Agency (NEA) of Singapore. He heads the Technology & Systems Integration Division (TSID) of the Joint Operations & Technology Group, which incorporates NEA’s Environment Technology Department (ETD).
He leads ETD in the strategic management of NEA’s overall research and development (R&D) plans and project portfolio, which entails operations-technology visioning, technology master-planning, project pipe-lining and providing oversight of fund allocation. TSID is also responsible for providing oversight to the development and implementation of technology within NEA, to enhance operational effectiveness. As CTO, he is also to provide strategic, integrative leadership to the development of new technologies, innovation and technology adoption in the industry.
Patrick has been seconded to NEA from the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech). His last posting was Director, Digital Economy at the National Research Foundation, where he set up the Digital Economy Research Directorate and coordinated the overall development of the Services & Digital Economy R&D agenda for Singapore, under the current five-year Research, Innovation & Enterprise 2020 (RIE2020) plan.