Executive Director and Head of Department, Corporate Finance & Consumer Department, Monetary Authority of Singapore
Ms Abigail Ng is Executive Director and Head of the Corporate Finance & Consumer Department, with supervisory responsibility for capital markets, including regulation of offers of securities, the conduct of takeover and merger transactions, and the Singapore Exchange as a frontline regulator for listed entities and as a listed entity itself. Ms Ng also oversees the Consumer Issues Division which spearheads financial education initiatives through MoneySense, Singapore’s national financial education programme that aims to help Singaporeans manage their money well, and make sound financial decisions. This Division also coordinates MAS’ responses to consumers’ reports of regulatory breaches or misconduct by financial institutions or its representatives. In her role, Ms Ng represents MAS at various international committees, such as the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Sustainable Finance Taskforce, where she is actively involved in work dedicated to improving securities issuers’ sustainability-related disclosures.
Ms Ng joined MAS in 2006 in the Capital Markets Policy Division, and was involved in amending legislation and the review of policies. She subsequently held appointments as Head of the Strategic Planning Office (Managing Director’s Office) in charge of corporate planning and organisational development, and as Head of the Human Resource Development Division overseeing general development training and talent management.
Ms Ng served with the Singapore Legal Service in the State Courts and the Attorney-General’s Chambers prior to joining MAS. Ms Ng holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore, and is admitted as Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.