About SFA

Who We Are

Vision, Mission and Values


Safe food for all


To ensure and secure a supply of safe food

Our Commitment to Customers

We believe that quality service is a significant facet in our effort towards becoming an excellent organisation. We are committed to serving you through continuous improvement of our services.

When serving you :

We pledge to serve you with C.A.R.E. (Customer-centricity, Assurance, Responsiveness and Effectiveness)

When you write to us, We will respond to:

  • general enquiries within 3 working days
  • complex or case specific issues within 15 working days

When you call us :

We strive to answer your call within 30 seconds.

Striving for continual improvement

We are constantly looking for ways to serve you better. Your feedback is of great value to us as it will help us continually improve what we do. Please submit your comments online to our Quality Service Manager.

Corporate Identity

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) logo comprises minimalistic fish and leaf shapes that entwine together. Its design communicates progressiveness and authority of the SFA. The use of an interlocking element between the two shapes represents the collaboration and partnership between SFA and various entities.

Organisation Structure

SFA consists of a multidisciplinary team committed to a work environment conducive to professional development, innovation, cross-boundary exchange and interdisciplinary co-operation so as to be a cohesive organisation that is able to achieve its mission effectively.



Board and Management


Mr Lim Chuan Poh


Mr Lim Kok Thai
Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Food Agency

Mr Mohd Fahmi Aliman 
Director, Operations and Mobilisation, National Trades Union Congress

Ms Han Yong May
Editor, Chinese Media Group (CMG) NewsHub, Singapore Press Holdings

Dr Ho Kim Wai
Associate Professor, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University

Mr Andrew Kwan
Group Managing Director, Commonwealth Capital Group

Mr Jim Lim
Head (Intellectual Property & Technology Practice), Withers KhattarWong LLP

Dr John Lim
Executive Director, Centre of Regulatory Excellence, Duke-NUS Medical School; Senior Advisor, Ministry of Health; Chairman, Consortium for Clinical Research & Innovation

Mr Krishnan Muthappan
Chief Executive Officer, Markham Agro Pte Ltd

Mr Ong Chao Choon
Deputy Chairman and Advisory Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore; Managing Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Myanmar

Mr Pier Luigi Sigismondi
President, Worldwide Packaged Foods, Dole Asia Holdings

Ms Thien Kwee Eng
CEO, Sentosa Development Corporation


Management Team

Mr Lim Kok Thai
Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Food Agency 

Dr Tan Lee Kim, Kim
Director-General & Deputy CEO, Singapore Food Agency 

Mr Chan Hian Lim
Deputy CEO (Corporate, Industry, and Technology), Singapore Food Agency

Mr Melvin Chow 
Senior Director, Food Infrastructure Development & Management Division

Ms Cheong Lai Peng
Senior Director, Industry Development & Community Partnership Division

Ms Melin Lim 
Senior Director, Urban Food Solutions Division

A/P Joanne Chan
Centre Director, National Centre for Food Science

Ms Siti Suriani
Senior Director, Licensing Division

Ms Kho Soo Pei
Senior Director, Corporate Development Division

Ms Lee May Lin
Senior Director, Communications & Service Quality Division

Dr Alvin Yeo 
Senior Director, Joint Policy & Planning Division

Mr Kevin Khng
Senior Director, International Relations Division

Dr Astrid Yeo 
Senior Director, Regulatory Standards & Veterinary Office

Dr Abdul Jalil
Senior Director, Joint Operations Division

Dr Ngin Hoon Tong
Acting Senior Director, Science & Technology Division

Dr Hazel Khoo
Senior Director, RIE 2025 Programme

Ms Wong Sheau Fong
Senior Director-Designate, Land & Sea Space Planning Division

Mr Ken Cheong 
Senior Director-Designate, Corporate Development Division