Prof Kenneth Kwek

Prof Kenneth Kwek

  • Chief Executive Officer

    Singapore General Hospital

  • Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer (Innovation and Informatics)

    Singapore Health Services

Professor Kenneth Kwek is the Chief Executive Officer of Singapore General Hospital (SGH). SGH was established in 1821, and celebrates her bicentenary in 2021. The committed team in SGH delivers advanced clinical care to about 1 million Singaporeans every year. The team also works with other institutions in the SingHealth cluster, and around the world to advance clinical excellence, research and education.

Prior to his appointment as CEO, SGH, Prof Kwek was CEO of KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore’s largest and only hospital dedicated to women’s and children’s health. He is an obstetrician specializing in Maternal Fetal Medicine, with a clinical interest centered around care for high risk pregnancies, particularly preterm labour, cervical incompetence, pre-eclampsia as well as post partum hemorrhage.

Prof Kwek is passionate about improving the quality of patient care and harnessing process re-engineering, innovation and technology to enhance the safety and reliability of clinical care and patient outcomes. In July 2017, Prof Kwek was concurrently appointed Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer (Organisational Transformation & Informatics), SingHealth.

Leveraging on his experience in hospital management, Prof Kwek attempts to advance value-based care by leveraging on research and innovation, process redesign and deep collaboration.