Our Council Members
Ms Goh Swee Chen
Nanyang Technological University Board of Trustees
Mr Wilson Tan
Arts House Limited
Mrs Rosa Daniel
Chief Executive Officer
National Arts Council
Ms Sharon Ang
Director (Social Programmes)
Ministry of Finance
Mr Warren Fernandez
Editor-in-Chief, The Straits Times & English/Malay/Tamil Media Group
SPH Media Trust
Mr Azman Jaafar
RHTLaw Asia LLP
Ms Anne Lee
Bowen Enterprises Pte Ltd
Mrs Tan Chen Kee
Divisional Director, Student Development Curriculum Division
Ministry of Education
Dr Wong Tien Hua
Mutual Healthcare Pte Ltd
Mr Wahab Yusoff
Senior Vice President
Thycotic-Centrify Pte Ltd
Ms Goh Geok Cheng
Group Chief Performance Officer
Ms Karen Teo
Vice President, APAC Global Business Group,
Mr Tan Kay Ngee
Kay Ngee Tan Architects
Mrs Beatrice Chia-Richmond
Presplay Pte Ltd
Professor Liow Chinyong Joseph
Dean, College of Humanities, Arts and
Nanyang Technological University
NAC Senior Management Organisation Chart
Education and Development
We develop policies and programmes to bring quality arts education to all children in our schools, establish clear training and career pathways for aspiring and established arts professionals and celebrate the development of arts and culture leaders.
Engagement and Participation
We create opportunities for everyone living in Singapore to have meaningful encounters with the arts as an integral part of their lives, ensure access and inclusion in and through the arts so that all communities can enjoy the benefits of engaging with
the arts and foster partnerships with corporate, government and social agencies to extend the reach of the arts.
Policy and Planning
We develop robust arts and culture policies to nurture Singapore’s arts ecosystem, engage in organisational development and performance management work to strengthen NAC’s internal processes and position Singapore arts globally through international exchanges, collaborations, market development initiatives and showcases.
We lead the growth of the arts and culture research scene in Singapore and commission arts and culture research at the national level to inform policymaking.
Human Resource & Administration
We cultivate the skills and talents of our people, overseeing recruitment, staff training and career development, office management and registry as well as secretarial support.
We plan and implement our sectoral masterplan, key strategies and initiatives that advance Singapore's arts ecosystem and its practitioners. We also fund and support the development of artists, arts companies and arts businesses in the performing, visual and literary arts, across a diverse range of schemes.
We provide financial insights for NAC's organisational strategies and implement policies and procedures for NAC's finance and accounting activities.
Arts & Culture Development Office
We develop and execute strategies to grow cultural philanthropy and play a secretariat role in administering the Cultural Matching Fund.
Marketing, Communications & Digital Strategy
We develop, implement and manage publicity strategies and integrated marketing campaigns to support NAC's programmes and strategic priorities. We formulate and implement digital strategies to optimise work processes and lead digitalisation initiatives for the arts and culture sector.
We develop arts infrastructure frameworks in partnership with key government agencies to diversify spaces for the arts in Singapore and work with venue owners to integrate the arts into the Civic District and Bras Basah Bugis precincts.
Citizen & Sector Engagement
We oversee and develop broad-based engagement strategies for NAC, engage relevant stakeholders and manage programmes such as the Arts Resource Hub online portal and the physical Arts Resource Hubs to support freelance arts professionals and Self-Employed Persons.
Industry & Business Transformation
We map the sustainability strategy for arts organisations and Self-Employed Persons (SEPs), and work with key government agencies to enable the sector to develop new business models. We drive the culture sector’s transformation by enabling artists and arts companies to use digitalisation as part of sustainability plans, including driving administration efficiency, enhancing service delivery and strengthening income generation with the monetisation of digital content. We also develop a capability development strategy for SEPs, including training pathways, while addressing current short-term employment challenges and work with partners like Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) on support initiatives.