Mr Gaurav Keerthi

Assistant Chief Executive,
Cyber Security Agency of Singapore

BG Gaurav "Yoda" Keerthi is the Assistant Chief Executive of the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore. BG Gaurav was a helicopter pilot from the Republic of Singapore Air Force and held diverse appointments over his military career, such as Commanding Officer 127 Squadron, Head Joint Plans & Transformation, Commander Air Defence & Operations Command, and was the first Chief Innovation Officer in the RSAF.
As a member of the Government Administrative Service, he was seconded to the Ministry of Trade & Industry from 2008 - 2010. BG Gaurav was awarded the SAF Overseas Scholarship to pursue his undergraduate at Stanford University, and the Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship for his Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University, where he also received the prestigious Littauer Award.

Outside work, he enjoys reading, jogging, and building web applications to solve societal problems (dialectic.sg). He volunteers with the OnePeople.sg and the debate community in Singapore as an educator and advocate, and has hosted numerous television debate shows.

He is married to Peggy and has a son.