Kishore Mahbubani

Dean, The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Kishore Mahbubani is currently the Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKY School) at the National University of Singapore. He previously served in the Singapore Foreign Ministry from 1971 to 2004, and was Permanent Secretary there from 1993 to 1998. He also served twice as Singapore’s Ambassador to the UN.

Professor Mahbubani has published and spoken in all corners of the globe. He graduated in philosophy from Singapore and Canada and served as a Fellow of the Center for International Affairs in Harvard University from 1991 to 1992.