Koo Tsai Kee
Koo Tsai Kee (simplified Chinese: 顾蔡矶; traditional Chinese: 顧蔡磯; pinyin: Gù Càijī) is a Singaporean associate professor and former politician. He was a Member of Parliament from 1991 to 2011, representing the Tiong Bahru division under the Tanjong Pagar Group Representation Constituency (Tanjong Pagar GRC). While he retired, his constituency was merged into Tanjong Pagar and renamed to Tanjong Pagar-Tiong Bahru.
Koo Tsai Kee
|Member of the Singapore Parliament|
for Tanjong Pagar GRC, (Tiong Bahru)
1991 - 2011
|Preceded by||Ch'ng Jit Koon (Tiong Bahru GRC)|
|Succeeded by||Lee Kuan Yew (Tanjong pagar-Tiong Bahru)|
|Born||29 November 1954|
|Alma mater||Raffles Junior College|
University of Newcastle
University of New South Wales
University College London
Koo was educated in Raffles Institution. He holds a Bachelor of Surveying with first class honours from the universities of Newcastle and New South Wales. He also attended University College London and has a Graduate Diploma in photogrammetry, Master of Science and Master of Philosophy.
Koo has held the position of Parliamentary Secretary in various ministries, including Finance, National Development, Defence, and Environment and Water Resources. Koo was promoted to Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence in May 2006.