03 November 2014
SINGAPORE’S High Commissioner to Malaysia, Ong Keng Yong, will become the executive deputy chairman of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), succeeding Ambassador Barry Desker, who has led the think tank for 14 years.
Ambassador Ong’s post is a newly created one under a revamped RSIS management structure, which also provides for a deanship for the school.
Under the new role, he will be the executive and administrative head of RSIS, and be responsible for providing overall leadership and strategic directions in professional, academic and administrative matters.
…Ambassador Desker, who has until now held the title of dean of the institution, will be re-designated as Distinguished Fellow at RSIS after stepping down.
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