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Change of Leadership at Singapore Prison Service (SPS)

After 30 years in service, Mr. Desmond CHIN, Commissioner of the Singapore Prison Service (SPS) will be retiring from his professional duties on 28th September 2020 to pursue other interests. He is currently on retirement leave.

Ms. SHIE Yong Lee, formerly Deputy Commissioner (Policy and Transformation), is presently Commissioner (Designate) of SPS and will take over the role fully after Mr. Chin retires.

Ms. Shie is a career prison officer and has held key leadership positions in both SPS and the Headquarters of Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs. As Deputy Commissioner, Ms. Shie had overseen the implementation and harmonization of strategic projects to prepare SPS better as a future-ready correctional agency.

Outgoing Commissioner
Mr. Desmond CHIN

Incoming Commissioner
Ms. SHIE Yong Lee

Published on: 28 July 2020

Author: Kevin Lim, Staff Officer,Singapore Prison Service