Goh Swee Chen

Goh Swee Chen

Ms Goh Swee Chen
Chairman
National Arts Council

Swee Chen joined Shell in 2003 and retired as Chairman of Shell Companies in Singapore in January 2019.   She was previously with Procter & Gamble and IBM.   A global leader, she has lived and worked in Singapore, Malaysia, Netherlands, Australia, USA, Japan and China.  Swee Chen has a diverse professional background, having led significant businesses in Oil & Gas, Consumer Goods and IT sectors.

Swee Chen is on the Boards of CapitaLand, Singapore Airlines, Singapore Power Ltd. and Woodside Energy (Australia).  She chairs the National Arts Council, Institute of HR Professionals and Global Compact Network Singapore.   She also sits on public service boards including Legal Services Commission.    

Swee Chen had previously chaired/sat in the Boards of Shell Joint Ventures in China, Korea and Saudi Arabia.  

Swee Chen graduated with B.Sc. - Victoria University and MBA - Chicago Booth, University of Chicago.  She was named Distinguished Alumni, Chicago Booth, in 2018.  She is married with three children.