The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) is committed to developing Singapore into a global innovation hub. We help to catalyse a future driven by life-enhancing, commercially successful ideas created by businesses, professionals and everyday people. We help to turn today’s ideas into tomorrow’s assets.

Board of Directors


Dr Stanley LAI


Partner, Head of IP and Technology Department
Allen & Gledhill LLP


Mr Ali Ijaz AHMAD

Co-Founder and CEO
Makara Capital Partners Pte Ltd

Mr Douglas FOO

Sakae Holdings Ltd

Mrs Rena LEE

Chief Executive
Intellectual Property Office of Singapore

Dr LIM Kuo-Yi

Managing Partner
Monk's Hill Ventures Pte Ltd

Ms NEO Gim Huay

Managing Director (Climate Change Strategy)
Temasek International Pte Ltd

Mr Calvin Phua

Deputy Secretary
Ministry of Law

Mr Suresh SACHI

Deputy Chief Executive (Corporate) & General Counsel
Agency for Science, Technology and Research

Mr Nicky TAN

Chief Executive
nTan Corporate Advisory Pte Ltd

Mr TAN Pei-En

Divisional Director, Planning Division
Ministry of Education

Mr Ted TAN

Deputy Chief Executive
Enterprise Singapore

Mr Eric TEO

Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Accounting, Nanyang Business School
Nanyang Technological University

Prof TSUI Kai Chong

Provost & Professor,
Office of the President
Singapore University of Social Sciences

Ms Audrey YAP

Managing Partner
Yusarn Audrey