Minister of State, Ministry of Manpower and Ministry of National Development
Mr Zaqy Mohamad was appointed Minister of State in the Ministry of National Development and the Ministry of Manpower on 1 May 2018.
He was elected as a Member of Parliament in 2006. He is currently serving as a Member of Parliament for Chua Chu Kang GRC and is concurrently a grassroots adviser to the Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC since August 2017.
Prior to taking up political office, he was a Partner in a professional services firm Ernst & Young with the ASEAN Business Development unit. He joined the firm in 2014. He began his career in consulting at Arthur Andersen before moving on to IBM where he was a business consultant. He then held various positions in the private sector. These include the Solutions Director of Avanade (an Accenture-Microsoft joint venture) and the Sales Head of Dimension Data, a company of the NTT Group.
He graduated from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He also holds a Masters degree in Financial Engineering from NTU and Carnegie Mellon University.