Li-Na oversees the planning group for IMDA to formulate strategies for Singapore in the digital economy, supported by research. She is also responsible for IMDA’s Digital Readiness efforts to develop and implement programmes for all segments of Singapore’s society to be ready to realise the possibilities of Singapore’s digital future.
Prior to IMDA, she was the Assistant CEO of the Early Childhood Development Agency where she oversaw policy, regulatory and developmental efforts for the preschool sector, and ECDA’s corporate functions.
Li-Na was previously the Director of Infocomm Policy at the Info-communications Development Authority (IDA), and Director of Policy and Commission Member at the Personal Data Protection Commission. Then, she was responsible for regulatory, competition and consumer protection frameworks for the telecommunications sector, and designing spectrum auctions. She also led the team that developed Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act. Before IDA, Li-Na served in various capacities at the Ministry of Information and the Arts, DSO National Laboratories, and the Defence Science and Technology Agency.
Li-Na holds a Master in Business Administration (Distinction) from INSEAD and a Master in Engineering (Distinction) from Cambridge University.