Mr Richard MAGNUS

Mr Richard MAGNUS


Honour (Singapore)

Mr Richard Magnus is Chairman of Public Transport Council, Public Guardian Advisory Committee, Political Films Consultative Committee, Bioethics Advisory Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs’ Remote Gambling Act Appeals Advisory Panel and is a Member of the Public Service Commission and the Ministry of Home Affairs’ Independent Review Panel. 

In the private sector, Mr Magnus serves on the boards of Temasek Foundation Cares CLG Limited, Changi Airport Group, Singapore Consortium Investment Management Limited,and is Chairman of the CapitaLand Mall Trust Management Ltd and Human Capital (Singapore) Pte Ltd.  He is also Singapore’s First Representative to the ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission on Human Rights; the first Chairman of the Casino Regulatory Authority; and Vice-Chairman of UNESCO’s International Bioethics Committee, as well as an alumnus of the National Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum.

Mr Magnus is a retired Chief District Judge. For his exceptional public service, he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in 2009, the Outstanding Volunteer award by the Ministry of Social and Family Development in 2014; and the Public Service Star by the State in 2015.

Mr Magnus graduated from National University of Singapore with a Masters of Laws. He is also an alumnus of the Harvard Business School and the John F Kennedy School of Government.