Mr CHEONG Chee Hoo
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Cheong Chee Hoo is the Chief Executive Officer of DSO National Laboratories since July 2016.
Chee Hoo joined DSO in 1993 after earning his bachelor's degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He also holds a Master of Science, Electrical Engineering from the NUS conferred in 2001.
In his service to DSO and to defence, Chee Hoo developed a wide range of engineering expertise from radar engineering to satellites, from design to systems engineering. He was one of the pioneers in radar systems development. He helped to build up radar capability in DSO and was part of the team which developed the first complete airborne radar system. Chee Hoo then held appointments in the Directorate of Research & Development (DRD), DSTA and subsequently to the Defence Research & Technology Office (DRTech) from August 2008 to February 2012. In these capacities, he took the lead in the strategic development and implementation of the R&D plans and developments in both systems and emerging technologies. Chee Hoo returned to DSO in February 2012 and led the Networks Division. He developed the strategy and implemented the R&D developments in communications, satellite and information security . Chee Hoo was appointed to the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Systems) in October 2014.
In his career, Chee Hoo was presented with numerous awards, including the Defence Technology Prize for R&D Team and R&D Individual in 2002 and 2006 respectively.
Currently, Chee Hoo also holds positions in the following boards and committees:
1 Jul 2016 Director, DSO National Laboratories
1 Jul 2016 Director, ATREC Pte Ltd
15 Dec 2015 Member, TDSI Management Board
1 Apr 2015 Member, Industry Advisory Panel (Mechanical Engineering Programme).
NTU School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
25 Mar 2015 Member, Temasek Lab@NTU Management Board
8 Feb 2015 Member, Temasek Lab@NUS Management Board
1 Feb 2015 Member, Science Centre Board
1 Feb 2012 Director, ST Electronics (Satellite Systems Pte Ltd)