Deputy Chief Executive, Technology, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Sustainability Officer, LTA
Mr Lam Wee Shann oversees that technology cluster in LTA, which covers areas in IT, cybersecurity, technology, open innovation, industry development and academies. He also assumed the role of Chief Sustainability Officer, in charge of planning and implementing Singapore’s land transport emission abatement strategy.
Wee Shann first joined Land Transport Authority in 2017 to form and lead Technology & Industry Development group. The group is responsible for overall coordination of technology efforts as well as to develop land transport industry, in particular, the manpower development area.
Prior to his LTA stint, he set up the Futures Division in Ministry of Transport in 2013. Futures division generates foresight to shape the future of transport for Singapore, which include strategy formulation and the translation of foresight research into actionable policy insights. He had also served as the Director (Communications and Community Engagement) in the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore from 2009, where he was-in- charge of media relations, community engagement and organisation of key events such as the Singapore Maritime Week.
Prior to his stints in the transport family, Wee Shann was with the Ministry of Defence and the Singapore Armed Forces.
Wee Shann studied at University College London on a Ministry of Defence scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Honours). Wee Shann also holds a Masters in Telecommunications from the same university.