Chor Pharn Lee

Geopolitics, economics and tech futures of Asia

Chor Pharn has extensive public service experience helming strategic and business development roles. In his current post as Principal Strategist of the Centre for Strategic Futures, PMO Strategy Group, he supports and advises on CSF’s foresight research agenda, and translation into strategy at various government platforms. He has also served in the Ministry of Trade and Industry, overseeing strategic foresight and futures thinking to support economic policy analysis, and in a business development role at the China office of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore. Chor Pharn has a Masters of Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.

CSF’s mission is to position the Singapore government to navigate emerging strategic challenges and harness potential opportunities by:
1. building capacities, mindsets, expertise and tools for strategic anticipation and risk management;
2. developing insights into future trends, discontinuities and strategic surprises; and
3. communicating insights to decision-makers for informed policy planning.