Adjunct Senior Fellow of Practice

PhD, Dalhousie University in Canada

Contact

wengmooi_tan@sutd.edu.sg

Biography

Weng Mooi joined MOH Office for Healthcare Transformation in Nov 2020, and co-leads the Integrated Health Promotion (InHealth). The goal of InHealth is to develop a healthy precinct framework and to co-create and implement a comprehensive set of integrated, coordinated initiatives with various stakeholders in the community including businesses, social and healthcare partners, community partners and government agencies. She also helps to develop initiatives which leverage on technology to build up mental wellness and resiliency in the community and workplaces as well as building up system enablers to empower the community on building sustainable movement for health, making healthy, active lifestyle with meaningful engagement and connection as well as happiness a way of being and living.

Prior to joining MOHT, she was the Chief of Caregiving and Community Mental Health Division in a government agency. She led a team in the development and implementation of the national plan on caregiving and community mental health in the community sector.  With the vision of “Integrated Community Living, Ageing in Place”, the plan aims to develop the capacity and capability of the service providers, building integrated network to enhance care coordination across the health and social care sectors to empower clients, caregivers and the community. Before AIC, for over 20 years, she served in the public health care system in a variety of roles. She started her career as a senior pharmacist in a university hospital then became Chief Pharmacist, moving on to be the Director of Allied Health services in the women and children’s hospital. She then returned to the university hospital to be the Director of Operations and Biomedical Science before she became the Chief Operating Officer in the largest mental health institution in Singapore. From end 2009 to 2010, she hold a concurrent position as Chief Project Officer in one of the public health care regional system, spearheading strategic initiatives including developing the population health framework and supporting the review of post-graduate medical education and training. She also served as a group COO in one of the private nursing home and home care company.

Weng Mooi graduated from Dalhousie University in Canada with a distinction in Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) and Doctor of Pharmacy degree and Executive MBA from USA. She also did her advance management programme with Insead.