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Gan Thiam Poh

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President  Tony Tan Keng Yam
Name  Gan Poh
Prime Minister  Lee Hsien Loong
Role  Politician
Nationality  Singaporean
Party  People's Action Party

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Born  23 October 1963 (age 52) Singapore (1963-10-23)
Alma mater  National University of Singapore
Education  National University of Singapore

Political party  People's Action Party

PAP candidate for Ang Mo Kio GRC Gan Thiam Poh on his change in constituency

Gan Thiam Poh (Chinese: 颜添宝; born 23 October 1963) is a Singaporean politician and businessperson. A member of the dominant political party People's Action Party (PAP), he is a member of parliament for the Ang Mo Kio Group Representation Constituency (GRC).


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Early life and education

Gan was born in Singapore on 23 October 1963. He attended Mee Toh Primary School, which he graduated from in 1975, for his primary education. Thereafter, he attended Hwi Yoh Secondary School and Outram Secondary School, passing both his GCE Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations. Gan obtained a Higher Stage Group Diploma in Accounting, Costing and Business Statistics from The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 1983 and a Bachelor of Science for Economics, Mathematics and Computer Programming and Applications from the National University of Singapore in 1988. In 2003, he received a Certificate in English/Chinese Translation and Interpretation from Temasek Polytechnic.


Gan has worked at DBS Bank as its Senior Vice-President since 2002. Before then he worked at Maybank and at United Overseas Bank. He spent 15 years volunteering in the Potong-Pasir GRC receiving only $2.50 per hour as compensation. He is currently a member of parliament since winning election in 2011 and is also a member of the ruling Peoples Action Party (PAP)


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