About Us

The Strategy Group in the Prime Minister’s Office was set up in July 2015 to strengthen strategic alignment across Government. It expanded in August 2016 to include the National Population and Talent Division (NPTD) and National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS).

Mission Statement

Strategy Group leads and organises the Public Service to develop and implement Government's strategic priorities. 

Organisational Structure

Strategy Group is led by the Head of Civil Service/Permanent Secretary (Strategy) and two Deputy Secretaries.

Senior Management


Leo Yip

Leo Yip
Head, Civil Service

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Jacqueline Poh
Deputy Secretary

Tan Kok Yam

Tan Kok Yam
Deputy Secretary

Directorates in Strategy Group


The 16 directorates that make up Strategy Group are:

  • Strategic Planning & Futures
  • Economic
  • Social
  • Land & Liveability
  • Security & Resilience
  • Technology
  • Strategic Issues (Climate Change)
  • Policy and Planning (Climate Change)
  • Policy and Planning (Population)
  • Marriage & Parenthood Policy
  • Talent Engagement
  • Corporate Communications
  • Human Capital
  • Corporate Services
  • Organisational Development
  • Information Technology
Last updated on 2 Aug 2018