Mrs Chua Siew San arrived in Bangkok as the Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the Kingdom of Thailand on 23 March 2012.
Born in 1951, Mrs Chua Siew San (née Tan) graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science (Second Class Upper Honours) degree in Political Science from the University of Singapore in 1974. She obtained a Master of Arts (Political Science) in 1981 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, on a Fulbright-Hay scholarship.
Mrs Chua started her career as an analyst in the Ministry of Defence in 1974 and headed the Research Department there from 1983 to 1995. She was appointed Deputy Secretary (Policy) in the Ministry of Defence in March 1995. Mrs Chua held that post until October 2006, when she was appointed Deputy Secretary (Asia-Pacific) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She served in that post until August 2011.
Mrs Chua was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 1990 and the Public Administration Medal (Gold) in 1999. She also received the Long Service Medal in 1999.
Mrs Chua is married to Mr Chua Eu Liam and they have two sons.
Former Singapore Ambassadors to the Kingdom of Thailand
Since diplomatic relations were established in 1965, 9 previous Heads of Mission have served in the Embassy. Former Ambassadors of our Embassy include the following:
Mr Peter Chan November 2005 to March 2012
Mr Chan Heng Wing January 2002 to October 2005
Mr Calvin Eu January 1999 to December 2001
Mr Wong Kwok Pun January 1995 to December 1998
BG Chin Siat Yoon September 1990 to December 1994
Mr Tan Seng Chye March 1988 to September 1990
Mr Chi Owyang August 1971 to March 1988
Mr Ho Rih Hwa September 1967 to April 1971
Mr Tan Siak Kew August 1966 to September 1967