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Tin Pei Ling joins Grab Singapore as director of public affairs and policy

MacPherson MP Tin Pei Ling joins Grab. (PHOTO: Getty, Screenshot from Tin Pei Ling's LinkedIn page.)
MacPherson MP Tin Pei Ling joins Grab. (PHOTO: Getty, Screenshot from Tin Pei Ling's LinkedIn page.)

By Tria Dianti

SINGAPORE – MacPherson Member of Parliament (MP) Tin Pei Ling, 39, has been appointed the director of public affairs and policy at Grab.

Tin joined the Nasdaq-listed company in January, Grab confirmed in a statement on Wednesday.

CNA reported that her appointment became publicly known when she made an appearance in her new capacity on Wednesday at a Chinese New Year lunch that Grab hosted for some 750 private-hire drivers and delivery partners at Singapore Expo. She was there alongside Grab's managing director Yee Wee Tang and Senior Minister of State for Transport Amy Khor.

Grab reportedly said, "Pei Ling has deep on-ground understanding of digital economy and Smart Nation policy, and close ties with the local community. She will build partnerships and programmes to harness the positive potential of technology to create impact in Singapore."

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Prior to this, Tin spent four-and-a-half years as the chief executive officer of Business China, a non-profit organisation seeking to cultivate Singapore-China relationships. According to her LinkedIn profile, Tin remains a board member there.

She has also worked at Jing King Tech Holdings, now known as Adera Global, and Ernst and Young.

Tin was elected to Parliament as part of the five-member People's Action Party team contesting in Marine Parade Group Representation Constituency (GRC). She then became the MP taking care of the MacPherson ward within the GRC.

She was elected MP for MacPherson Single Member Constituency in 2015, a seat she successfully defended in the 2020 general election.

Tin is married and has two children.

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