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Teo Ho Pin

Dr Teo Ho Pin (simplified Chinese: 张俰宾; traditional Chinese: 張俰賓; pinyin: Zhāng Hè Bīn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tiuⁿ Ho-pin; born 19 January 1960) is a Singaporean politician. A member of the country's governing People's Action Party (PAP), Teo is a Member of Parliament (MP) representing the Bukit Panjang Single Member Constituency (Bukit Panjang SMC). He is also the Mayor of the North West Community Development Council (CDC) and a Deputy Government Whip.[2]

Teo Ho Pin
张俰宾
Mayor of North West District
Assumed office
24 November 2001
Member of the Singapore Parliament
for Bukit Panjang SMC
Assumed office
6 May 2006
Member of the Singapore Parliament
for Holland-Bukit Panjang GRC
In office
25 October 2001 – 19 April 2006
Member of the Singapore Parliament
for Sembawang GRC
In office
23 December 1996 – 17 October 2001
Personal details
Born (1960-01-19) 19 January 1960 (age 57)
Singapore
Nationality Singaporean
Political party People's Action Party
Alma mater National University of Singapore,
Heriot-Watt University
Occupation Politician

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Education and early careerEdit

Teo was educated in New Town Secondary School and National Junior College. He completed a Bachelor of Science with honours in building at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1985. He later received a Master of Science in project managing and a Doctor of Philosophy in building from Heriot-Watt University in 1987 and 1990 respectively.[3]

Teo was a Senior Lecturer in NUS from 1985 to 1999. He was also President of the Singapore Institute of Building (1996-2002) and Consumers' Association of Singapore (1999-2001).

Political careerEdit

Teo's political career began in 1996 when he was elected a Member of Parliament for the Sembawang Group Representation Constituency (Sembawang GRC). He subsequently served as a MP for Holland-Bukit Panjang GRC from 2001 to 2006, and for Bukit Panjang Single Member Constituency (Bukit Panjang SMC) from 2006 to 2011. In the 2011 general elections, Teo was voted into office again as a MP for Bukit Panjang SMC.[4] He is also Mayor of the North-West District and Deputy Government Whip.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dr Teo Ho Pin". Parliament of Singapore. Government of Singapore. 2 February 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_685182.html
  3. ^ "Curriculum Vitae: Dr Teo Ho Pin" (PDF). www.parliament.gov.sg. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  4. ^ http://www.elections.gov.sg/gazette%5CG_ParE2011%5C2011-05-09%20Candidates%20declared%20to%20have%20been%20elected.pdf#zoom=100 Singapore Election Department : Gazette Notification on Candidates declared to have been elected Members of Parliament (for contested constituencies) - 2011

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Government offices
New office Mayor of North West District
24 November 2001 – present
Incumbent