Jonathan Goh Kok Chye is the Director for External Relations at the Energy Market Authority of Singapore (EMA), a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry. He is the Singapore leader for the Senior Officials Meeting on Energy at ASEAN, APEC and G20 meetings. Jonathan also organises the annual Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW).
Prior to joining the EMA, Jonathan worked at the Public Service Division of the Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Civil Service College. He also served as First Secretary (Political) in Tokyo, Consul (Political) in Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions (SAR) and Assistant Director in Jakarta.
Jonathan read economics at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo under the Singapore Public Service Commission/Japan Monbusho Scholarship. He also attended executive and language programmes at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS Business School, Singapore Management University, Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Free University Berlin, Dresden Technological University, Qatar University and University of Dubai.
Jonathan was conferred the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2016. He speaks fluent English, Chinese, Japanese and some German.