Customs Advisory Council

The Customs Advisory Council advises on strategic directions to advance Singapore Customs as a world-class customs organisation. The Council also functions as an active platform for Singapore Customs to solicit feedback and advice on industry trends, government policies and other matters that may affect Singapore Customs.

Established in March 2000, the Council is chaired by Permanent Secretary (Finance) and consists of key representatives from the trade associations, the industry and the public sector.   

Customs Advisory Council Members


Mrs Tan Ching Yee
Permanent Secretary (Finance)
Ministry of Finance


Professor Annie Koh
Academic Director
International Trading Institute 

Mr Dave Ng Wee Peng
First Deputy Chairman
Singapore Logistics Association 

Ms Lim Khoon Ling
Senior Vice President (South Asia)
Expeditors Singapore Pte Ltd

Mr Ong Kim Pong
Regional Chief Executive Officer, Southeast Asia
PSA International Pte Ltd

Mr Paul Teo
Deputy Chairman 

Mr René Piil Pedersen
Group Representative Singapore/Asia Pacific, Maersk Group &
Managing Director, A.P. Moller Singapore Pte Ltd

Mr Samuel Lee
General Manager 
DHL Express Singapore Hub

Mr Shamir Rahim
Chief Executive Officer 
VersaFleet Pte Ltd

Mr VS Kumar
Managing Director
Network Express Courier Services Pte Ltd

Mr Yam Kum Weng 
Executive Vice President, Airhub Development 
Changi Airport Group

Mr Hsu Sin Yun
Deputy Commissioner (Operations)
Immigration & Checkpoints Authority

Mr Luke Goh 
Deputy Secretary (Trade)
Ministry of Trade and Industry

Mr Yee Ping Yi
Deputy Secretary (Planning)
Ministry of Finance