Mr Jackson Chia is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of VICOM Ltd. He is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Sustainability Committee.
Mr Chia was appointed as Chief Executive, Private Mobility Group of ComfortDelGro Corporation on 7 June 2021. He is concurrently the Chief Executive of the Taxi Business and also the Group Chief Sustainability Officer.
Mr Chia joined the Group in 2017 as the Deputy Head of Rail in SBS Transit Limited, where he headed the training, safety and security, and planning functions of the rail business. He was appointed as Senior Vice President of the Transformation Office in June 2018, before being made the Group Chief Risk and Sustainability Officer in November 2018. Under his charge, the Group established its Sustainability framework and set targets across the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) domains. For three years running, ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited was one of the four Singapore companies selected for inclusion into the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Asia Pacific).
Prior to joining the private sector, Mr Chia served 28 years with the Republic of Singapore Navy, holding various command and staff appointments including Commander Maritime Security Task Force and Head Naval Operations. His last appointment before retirement was Chief of Staff – Naval Staff.
Mr Chia holds a Bachelor of Social Science (First Class) degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Birmingham, and a Master of Arts from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Mr Chia also attended the International Executive Programme at INSEAD, France in 2008.
Mr Chia’s previous Board experience includes Directorships in Advanced Materiel Engineering and ST Education and Training, both subsidiaries under the ST Engineering Group. He also served as Chairman of Sembawang Country Club from 2014 to 2017.