Peter Ho is the Senior Advisor to the Centre for Strategic Futures, and a Senior Fellow at the Civil Service College.
He is Chairman of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore, and Chairman of the Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering. He is a member of the National University Board of Trustees. He is a board member of the Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship, a board member of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, and a council member of the International Institute of StrategicStudies. He is also a member of Statoil’s Strategy Advisory Council, and the McKinsey Center for Government Advisory Council.
When he retired from the Singapore Administrative Service in 2010 after a career in the Public Service stretching more than 34 years, he was Head, Civil Service, concurrent with his other appointments of Permanent Secretary (Foreign Affairs), Permanent Secretary (National Security and Intelligence Coordination), and Permanent Secretary (Special Duties) in the Prime Minister’s Office. Before that,he was Permanent Secretary (Defence).