1st Asia-Pacific Conference on Complex Systems Design & Management
“Discover, learn and share about complex systems engineering.”

Chong Kheng Chua


Chong Kheng CHUA

Mr Chua has close to 30 years of experience in urban land transport infrastructure development and management in Singapore. He was amongst the pioneers involving in the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) System projects in Singapore. Following the initial phases of MRT System projects, he headed the pilot studies and procurement evaluation of the first Light Rapid Transit (LRT) System in Singapore and managed the Electrical and Mechanical (E&M) Systems procurement and design for the world’s first fully automated and systems integrated North-East Line (NEL) heavy metro system.

In year 2000, Mr Chua was appointed as a Project Director for Stages 1 and 2 of the Circle Line (CCL) Project and the overall Project Director for the E&M Systems for the entire CCL, a fully automated medium capacity rapid transit system. He was subsequently appointed Group Director, with an overall responsibility for the Contracts and Procurement, Cost Control and Project Budgeting, Project Planning and Programming as well as Safety Management functions.

From year 2006 to 2008, Mr Chua was seconded to the Ministry of Transport as Director to set up the International Relations and Security Policy (IRS) Division, responsible for the International Relations (IR), Security Policy (SP) development and Emergency Preparedness (EP) aspects of the aviation, maritime and land transport.

Upon returning to LTA in 2008, Mr Chua took on the position of Group Director, Rail, responsible for the implementation of the various enhancement works on the existing MRT lines, extension lines as well as the new Thomson MRT Line (TSL) and Eastern Regional MRT Line (ERL).

In year 2012, Mr Chua was appointed as the Deputy Chief Executive (Infrastructure & Development) of LTA, and his portfolio included overseeing the planning, design and implementation of all road and rail projects such as the Downtown Line, Thomson Line, Eastern Region Line, Marina Coastal Expressway, North South Expressway, etc.

Beside his wide portfolio at LTA, Mr Chua is also a Director of LTA’s subsidiaries, namely the MSI (Global) Pte Ltd, MSI (Shanghai) Engineering Consultancy Pte Ltd, and TransitLink Pte Ltd.