Consultant, United Nations Development Programme
Regional Centre in Colombo, Sri Lanka,
to prepare the technical background papers on
“Civil Service and Corruption” and
“Benchmarking the Performance of the Anti-Corruption
Agencies in the Asia-Pacific Countries”
for the Asia-Pacific Human Development 2007 Report
from January to September 2007.
Consultant, Transparency International,
Berlin, Germany, to prepare the Regional
Overview Report for East and Southeast Asia 2006
covering the National Integrity Systems of Cambodia,
China, Hong Kong, Japan, Philippines, Singapore,
South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam from
August to December 2006.
Visited the Department of Government
and Public Administration, Chinese University
of Hong Kong, as the External Examiner
from May 10-22, 2004.
External Examiner, B.S.Sc.
programme and M.S.Sc.
in Law and Public Affairs Programme, Department
of Government and Public Administration, Chinese
University of Hong Kong, May 2003 to
Consultant, World Bank Office, Jakarta,
Indonesia, to prepare a background report
on corruption in the Indonesian Civil Service,
May to June 2002.
Coordinator, ASEAN Region Local Administration
Forum 2000 in Singapore, October 6, 2000.
This Forum was organized by the Japan Council
of Local Authorities for International Relations
(CLAIR) Singapore Representative Office.
Consultant, Macau SAR Government to review
the personnel management of the Macau Civil Service,
September 2000 to May 2001.
Lead Consultant for the UNDP Programme
in Accountability and Transparency (PACT) in New York to assist the Mongolian Government
prepare a National Anti-Corruption Plan, September
to November 1998.
Member, Examinations Panel, Graduate Diploma in
Training and Development, Institute of
Public Administration and Management, Singapore,
May 1996 to 1999.
Consultant to the Commonwealth Secretariat
in London for the establishment of a
Master’s Programme in Regional Policy Studies
by the South African Regional Institute
for Policy Studies in Harare, Zimbabwe,
March 7-10, 1995.
Academic Visitor to the University of Hong Kong to provide advice on the setting up of a European
Studies Programme, May 1994.
Consultant, Human Resource Development
Project, Commonwealth Secretariat, London,
June 1992 to March 1993
Co-ordinator, Institute of Policy Studies
Study Group on National Values, August
1989 to May 1990.
External Examiner, Master in Public Administration
Programme, Department of Politics and Public Administration,
University of Hong Kong, 1989 to 1991.
Co-ordinator, United Nations Development
Programme (UNDP) Workshop on City Management
for Officials from the People’s Republic
of China, in Singapore, November 3-16, 1988.
Consultant, Religion Project, Ministry
of Community Development, August 1987
to October 1988.
Consultant, Neighbourhood Police Post
Project, Singapore Police Force, August
1982 to May 1986.
Chairman, Study Group on the Female Workers in
the Electronics Industry in Singapore, Science Council of Singapore, March 1979
to December 1980.
Script Consultant, Curriculum Development
Institute of Singapore’s Television Series,
“The Making of a Nation: The History of
Modern Singapore,” a ten part documentary
film series, 1978 to 1984.
Project Co-ordinator, Government and Politics of Singapore Project, sponsored by the Ford Foundation, Southeast Asian Studies Programme, September 1977 to December 1980.
Consultant, International Development
Research Centre (IDRC) of Ottawa, Canada
for Singapore country study of Bureaucratic Behaviour
in Asia Project, January 1977 to December 1978
(This was the first comparative study of bureaucratic
corruption in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines,
Singapore, South Korea and Thailand).
Consultant, United Nations
Asian and Pacific Development Administration Centre
(APDAC), Kuala Lumpur, November 1976
to March 1977.