Temus, a digital transformation services firm established by Temasek and UST, has welcomed Ng Lai Yee as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) starting July 1, 2024.

Temus said in a statement on Wednesday that NG will be succeeding KC Yeoh, who will return to Temasek International following his secondment to Temus.

Ng, a veteran in the technology and consulting industry, brings over 25 years of experience in technology and business consulting.

Prior to Temus, she was the Singapore Managing Partner & Country Leader at IBM Consulting, where she oversaw sales and delivery for local and multinational clients in Business Transformation Services, Hybrid Cloud Services, and IBM Garage.

She successfully grew the practice through targeted account strategies and differentiated offerings embedded with cloud, data, and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.

With over 25 years of business and technology consulting experience, Ng has a deep understanding of digital transformation.

Her expertise includes large-scale delivery program management, business transformation, and change management.

She has worked across various industries, including FMCG, logistics, financial services, healthcare, and extensively with government and public sector agencies in Singapore and overseas.

She has also held significant positions in global consulting firms. At Deloitte Consulting, she was a Partner and served as the Asia Pacific Lead Client Service Partner for a major athleisure brand and as the Civil Government Sector Lead for Southeast Asia.

Prior to Deloitte, she had a fruitful tenure at Accenture, where she was the Health & Public Services (H&PS) Sales Leader and Managing Director for H&PS.

In these roles, she focused on expanding the Human Services portfolio, supporting clients with business
transformation projects, and managing large change initiatives across organizations.

Ng also serves on the Advisory Committee for the School of Computing at Singapore Polytechnic and is part of the ICT Sectorial Workgroup chaired by Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and SG Tech.

She is also a member of the TechSkills Accelerator program for ITE and Polytechnics Alliance (TIP Alliance).

Previously, she served as a Board Director for the National Kidney Foundation and was a HR Committee Member for Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital.

In 2018, she was an independent consultant to the Singapore Shipping Association Council, helping with their strategic planning exercise.

Temus was established by Temasek in partnership with UST, to provide digital transformation solutions for the private and public sectors as they aspire to be a strategic partner in realizing the Singapore Government’s Smart Nation vision.

The firm is headquartered in Singapore and have more than 400 employees across a wide range of disciplines in strategy, design, architecture, technology, data and AI.

Since its establishment in April 2021, Temus has grown to over 400 people with more than 15 clients in the private and public sectors, acquired DreamCloud and Decision Science Agency, and expanded its operations to Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Vietnam.

Additionally, Step IT Up, Temus’ digital career conversion program for Singaporean locals with no prior IT background, has placed 59 trained candidates over three cohorts into full-time tech roles.

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