Vice President,

ST Education & Training (STET) Division

Mr Alex Yit was appointed Vice President, STET Division in March 2017.  He joined ST Electronics in May 2016 as Vice President, Commercial Business and was responsible for local business, special projects as well as research and development of business plans for mega projects.

Mr Yit graduated from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore with an Honours Degree in Engineering. He was awarded the top naval graduate when he attended the Singapore Command and Staff Course in 2000.

In his 30 years of service with the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), Mr Yit held numerous key command and staff positions.  His last two appointments were Head of Naval Training Department and Deputy Head of Naval Operations. Mr Yit was responsible for the governance and stewardship of the RSN Training System and as Deputy Head of Naval Operations, he played a key role in operational planning and doctrine development.  Mr Yit had also commanded various classes of naval warships during his career in the RSN, including the new FORMIDABLE-class frigate.

Mr Yit was conferred the Commendation Medal (Military) in 2005 and the Public Administration Medal (Silver) (Military) in 2014.  He held the rank of COLONEL when he retired from active military service. 

Married with two sons, Mr Yit enjoys golfing and travelling.


Director, Defence Services,

ST Education & Training (STET) Division

Mr Cheong Keng Hoong joined STET as Director, Defence Services on 1 Oct 2003. 

Mr Cheong graduated from the University of London with a BSc (Hons) in Economics and Management. He also attained a Master of Science in Transportation System Management from the National University of Singapore.

Mr Cheong served the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) with dedication for 25 years and retired as a LIEUTENANT-COLONEL. He was a Combat Naval Officer and his last appointment was that of Squadron Commander of 182 Squadron where he was entrusted with the Maritime Security of the Singapore Straits.

In his 25 years of service, Mr Cheong served with distinction in a wide range of Command and Staff appointments. Throughout his service, he has demonstrated excellent leadership and superior organisational and administrative skills. In these appointments, he demonstrated his versatility and skills in organising SAF and National level events. Two of the key events that merit mention are the National Day Parade 2000 Maritime Sea Review for which he was appointed the Organising Secretary and for the SAF 50km Road Relay where he served as the Organising Chairman.


Director, Maritime Services,

ST Education & Training (STET) Division

Mr Andy Tan joined STET in December 2012 as Director, Business Development. He currently holds the appointment of Director, Maritime Services.

Mr Tan graduated from the University of Southern Australia with a BSc in Business Administration. He also attained a Post-Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from the University of Lancaster, Specialist Diploma in Shipping Operations and Management from Singapore Polytechnic and a Certificate in Project Management.

Mr Tan served in the Republic of Singapore Navy for 28 years. Over the years, he held significant appointments in command of naval warships, training institute and simulation training centre. Mr Tan also held instructional command and staff tour of a military college, as well as in charge of operational and logistical planning for large-scale missions and bilateral exercises. Mr Tan was also handpicked to be an Executive Coach for mid-level officers from the three services of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF).

During his career in the Singapore Armed Forces, Mr Tan was awarded the SAF Long Service Medal (25 years). He held the rank of LIEUTENANT-COLONEL when he retired from active military service.

Mr Tan is married and has two children. He enjoys golf, gym, walking and swimming.


Director/Principal Security Consultant,

Homeland Security Services,

ST Education & Training (STET) Division

Mr Sng Yong Lim is currently holding the position of Principal Security Consultant & Director, Homeland Security of STET Division with effect from 15 April 2014. As the Principal Security Consultant, Mr Sng’s job scope covers Security Consultancy Services to both Private and Public Sectors in Singapore and Overseas.

Mr Sng graduated from University of Western Sydney with a Degree in Information Technology, Majoring in Data Communications. Yong Lim is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), Certified Counter Terrorism Practitioner (CCTP®) and Business Continuity Certified Expert (BCCE®).

Starting his career as the Officer In-charge of Comms Support Unit, Singapore Police Force. Mr Sng had held various appointments during the period of 10 years, including Deputy Head Centre of Excellence (CoE) for CCTV (PTD/Police Technology School), Key Member of the Wireless Community of Practice (CoP) and Procurement Officer. Before leaving the Force, Mr Sng’s last appointment was as a Project Manager with the Singapore Police Force (Police Technology Department). He was awarded the Best Officer of the year 2005 (PTD) and MHA Service Excellence award for year 2004. He also received Commission of Police Commendation in year 1999 & 2000 and represented Singapore Police Force on a study visit to London Scotland Yard and ASEANPOL conference.

Mr Sng left Singapore Police Force in the year 2008 and joined ST Electronics (Infocomm Systems) Pte Ltd / Mobility Systems Division as a System Consultant and Manager.

Mr Sng joined TJ Systems Pte Ltd (Subsidiary of Certis Cisco) in 2010 as a Project Director in charge of the Project/System implementation till 2014. He was well versed in project management and was tasked to handle all the projects awarded to the company. His job requires him to manage all the projects handed over from sales team to ensure the solution and budget is reasonable and feasible to implement, allocate managers and engineers to handle the projects, engage and manage subcontractors and equipment suppliers, to communicate and update customer on the status of the projects, to motivate and provide adequate resources to the team to complete the projects on schedule and budget.

With a track record of more than 19 years in the field of security, Mr Sng has acquired vast knowledge and experiences in the security industry to provide in-depth solutions to meet any security requirements.