Mr. Goh Liang Kwang had served 42 years in the public service. He began his career in the Singapore Police Force in 1977 after a few years in the Singapore Armed Forces. He has more than 30 years of experience working in the Police Force with the last 17 years as the Chief of Staff and the Deputy Commissioner of Police. He has wide experience in key functional areas such as Strategic Planning, HR and Logistics, large scale capability development project planning and management, and critical incident management. Two significant achievements in his police career are : he was the chief architect behind the design and implementation of the Community Policing system in Singapore and he had also led and transformed the boat-based maritime policing system to a sophisticated and technologically advanced Coast Guard Force with command and control, sea and coastal surveillance capabilities.
He spent 8 years in the Ministry of Home Affairs as the Chief of Inspectorate and Review Division where he formulated and implemented policies on Operational Risk Management and Audit framework based on ISO 31000:2009 Risk Management Standard. He also led the effort to build up capability in operational research, system design and process improvement based on systems engineering , Lean and Six-Sigma approach for decision making and resource optimization.
He was seconded to the Singapore Broadcasting Authority as the CEO for two years in 1996 to 1997.
During his stint of service in the public sector, he was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors for Temasek Management Services , a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings , and Computer Security & Recovery Services , a subsidiary of the Statutory Board CISCO. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees overseeing the Industrial and Services Co-operative Society Ltd (ISCOS), a social Co-operative for ex-offenders under the purview of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Aston in Birmingham and Masters of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.