Suan Yong Foo2020-11-20T16:01:25+08:00

Mr Suan Yong Foo

Senior Economist, Surveillance

Areas of Expertise

Structural challenges facing Asian economies

Mr Suan Yong Foo is on a two-year secondment with AMRO starting July 2017, focusing on structural challenges facing Asian economies.

In 14 years at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Mr Foo rotated across Financial Supervision; Prudential, Risk & Surveillance; Development & International. He contributed in the supervision of financial institutions, analysis of macro risks, and international efforts to strengthen safety nets.

Mr Foo’s key responsibilities at MAS in recent years included: Lead Negotiator for Financial Services, Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement 2016-17 and Turkey-Singapore Free Trade Agreement 2014-15; Deputy Director, Regional Development 2014-17; Lead Economist, Macro Surveillance 2012-14; Secretariat Officer, 2009-10. He was General Secretary of the Economics Society of Singapore 2006-09.

Mr Foo received his Honours Degree in Social Sciences (Economics) from the National University of Singapore in 2003, having completed the course on the MAS Undergraduate Scholarship.


Tel: +65 6323 9844
Fax: +65 6223 8187
Email: enquiry@amro-asia.org

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