Dr Teh Kok Peng retired from GIC at the end of June, 2011 and stayed on as Adviser for two years. Before his retirement, he was President of GIC Special Investments from April 1999 to June 2011. Prior to this, he was concurrently Deputy Managing Director of Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Deputy Managing Director of GIC. He began his career with the World Bank under the Young Professionals Program in Washington D.C.
In 2015, Dr Teh stepped down as Chairman of Ascendas Pte Ltd, and as board member of the China International Capital Corporation, but has been appointed Senior Adviser at the latter. He was a board member of Overseas Chinese Banking Corporation, Taikang Life Insurance Co, Ltd and Sembcorp Industries. He also has served on the boards of the National University of Singapore and the S. Rajaratnam Endowment, and chaired the Advisory Board of the Asia Private Equity Institute at the Singapore Management University.
Dr Teh is Chairman of Azalea Asset Management and is a board member of Fullerton Health Corporation. He chairs the East Asia Institute, National University of Singapore. He has since joined the board of Hollysys and Aviva- Singlife board in 2020. He is also a Senior Adviser to Jasper Ridge Partners and a member of the International Advisory Board of CMC Corporation. He recently joined the board of Seviora Holdings Pte Ltd. He is a member of the Trilateral Commission and has joined CDPQ’s Global Economic and Financial Advisory Council.
Dr Teh obtained First Class Honours in Economics at La Trobe University, Melbourne, and a Doctorate in Economics at Nuffield College, Oxford University, England. He attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School in the fall of 1989.