Sembcorp’s Technology Advisory Panel advises the company on technological developments in line with its growth strategies.

The panel oversees the development and application of significant emerging and potentially disruptive technologies to enhance Sembcorp’s position as a leading energy and water company, and ensures the appropriate management of specialised research and development projects and systems for intellectual property creation and protection.

In addition, the panel reviews and approves the vision and strategy for technology developments at Sembcorp, including projects or technologies identified for research and development, and advises Sembcorp’s leadership on technological trends and opportunities. Members of the panel also introduce new and emerging technologies and companies to the Group and regularly advise on topical issues and technologies in their respective fields of interest and expertise.


PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, UK

BSc (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, UK

Dr Kwa is Chairman of Raffles Marina Holdings, a director of Southern Steel and a member of the Management Board of the NUS’s Energy Studies Institute. She was formerly Chief Executive Officer of NSL, and had served in various functions during her 23 years as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Technology within the NSL Group. As Head of Technology, Dr Kwa was responsible for the information technology, environment and research and development functions in the company.