SEAFDEC/MFRD has new Chief

Mr. Tan Yit Wee was appointed by the Singapore Food Agency, Government of Singapore to serve as the new Chief of SEAFDEC/MFRD starting 1 April 2024, succeeding Mr. Ong Yihang. Mr Tan Yit Wee obtained his M.Sc. (Aquaculture) from the Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Scotland in 2003. He joined the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) in 2000 focusing on coastal aquaculture and farm environmental monitoring. Currently, he works on deploying technologies to ensure the sustainable use of marine waters including monitoring water quality and harmful algal blooms, and exploring climate change resilience technologies to ensure seafood security and safety. His extensive experience will contribute significantly to future MFRD programs and projects.