Khoo Boon Hui

Senior Fellow, Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore


Mr KHOO Boon Hui was born in 1954 in Singapore and is married with 2 children.

He began his career in the Singapore Police Force in 1977, after a short stint in the Singapore Armed Forces. He was the Commissioner of Police from 1997 to 2010. He also served as President of INTERPOL from 2008 to 2012. After his stint in the police force, Mr Khoo was appointed as the Senior Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs from 2010 to 2014. He concurrently assumed the appointment as Senior Fellow, Civil Service College and Director of Institute of Leadership and Organisation Development on 21 January 2013. Upon his retirement from the Government, Mr Khoo was appointed the Senior Advisor of the Ministry of Home Affairs in January 2015.

Mr Khoo obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Engineering Science & Economics) from Oxford University in 1976 and his Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School in 1982. He attended the Advanced Management Program at Wharton in 2002.

He is an Advisor to INTERPOL, Standard Chartered Bank’s Board Financial Crime Risk Committee, the International Centre for Sports Security, Singapore’s National Cybersecurity R&D Programme, and Certis Cisco Security Pte Ltd. Mr Khoo is also the Deputy Chairman of the Singapore Quality Award Governing Council and the Chairman of the Singapore Island Country Club. In addition, he is also a board member of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd, Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd, the Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore and Temasek Foundation.