Yu-Ning is currently the Chief Planner, a role in which she oversees the urban planning of Singapore. She is also a Deputy Chief Executive Officer with the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), Singapore’s land use planning and conservation authority.
She was previously Director of Land & Liveability in the Strategy Group of Singapore’s Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). In that role, she helped strengthen strategic alignment on land and infrastructure issues across government. Yu-Ning has also held various appointments in the URA and the Ministry of National Development. Her experience ranges from long term strategic planning to local urban design and master planning. It also extends to land use and development control policies, the conservation of built heritage and government land sales.
She is a global governing trustee with the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and co-chairs ULI Singapore’s Women’s Leadership Initiative. She also serves as an executive committee member on ULI Singapore’s National Council. She is on the Council for Estate Agencies’ Appeal Board and the IJ Board of Management.
Yu-Ning studied architecture at the National University of Singapore. She subsequently obtained a Master in Public Policy & Urban Planning degree from Harvard University. She is married with 2 children.