Ms Gan Siow HuangMinister of State for Manpower and Education

Ms Gan Siow Huang is the Minister of State for Education and Manpower. She is the Member of Parliament for Marymount Single Member Constituency.

Prior to joining politics, Siow Huang was a military officer in the Republic of Singapore Air Force. She became the first female Brigadier General in the Singapore Armed Forces where she led the development of smart airbases and commanded daily operations of the largest formation in the Air Force.

After more than 25 years of military career, she joined the Labour Movement as Deputy CEO of NTUC’s Employment and Employability Institute, a private company that provides career guidance, job-matching and skills upgrading services.

Siow Huang graduated from London School of Economics and Political Science with a Bachelor of Science (Economics) degree in 1996. She attained Master in Business Administration from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010.

She volunteers with Girl Guides Singapore and was formerly Chief Commissioner of the organisation. She also mentors young women as part of the Young Women’s Leadership Connection mentorship programme. She is married with three daughters.



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