YC Choy

YC Choy

Regional Vice President  International Ops (WEU) Singapore Economic Development Board - SINGAPORE

Choy is the Regional Vice President of the Economic Development Board (EDB) of Singapore. Aligned to EDB’s mission to create sustainable economic growth, his role is two-fold: to support businesses in their investments and expansion into Singapore and South-East Asia; and to develop ecosystems of the economy for innovation and structural transformation. Prior to his current role, he was part of the Consumer Industry team in EDB, and has more than 15 years of experience in the larger public service, in domains of defence, diplomacy, and social policy and strategy.

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Day 1 - FDI April 12, 2021
2:30 am - 3:00 am

SINGAPORE: Next Wave of Innovation and Gateway to ASEAN


From the world’s large multinational corporations to the fastest-growing startups, Singapore continues to be the partner of choice for businesses. With the rise of Southeast Asia, companies looking to deepen their presence can also leverage Singapore as a base to build consumer insights, innovate and commercialise solutions for the region and beyond. Singapore continues to be a gateway to the region for top MNCs and fast-growing start-ups, with their top decision-makers choosing to call Singapore home. As a global hub for innovation, Singapore has built a vibrant ecosystem featuring global R&D labs for leading Fortune 500 companies, as well as over 150 venture capital funds, incubators and accelerators. With our deep engineering and innovation capabilities, Singapore is recognised as a global leader in high-value manufacturing. We are also the world’s fourth largest exporter of high-tech products.