Dr. Fook Kay Lee
Chief Science & Technology Officer, Ministry of Home Affairs
Dr. Lee Fook Kay is the Chief Science and Technology Officer (CSTO) in the Ministry of Home Affairs Singapore (MHA), and oversees the technology development efforts of the Ministry in counter terrorism and law enforcement. Prior to MHA, Dr Lee spent more than twenty years at DSO National Laboratories, an affiliated organization under the Ministry of Defence, and held the last appointment as Director of the Chemical, Biological and Radiological Programme concurrent Deputy Director of Defence Medical and Environmental Institute, DSO. Dr. Lee is well regarded in both the local and international scientific communities. These range from technology institutes in chemical and biological defence to international bodies like the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the Expert Group for the Biological Weapons Convention and the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC), and World Science Forum. Locally, he is a key advisor in the National Authority (CWC) Advisory Board, and a key member of the National Food Defence Laboratory Network.