Mr Douglas Foo, BBM
President, Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) since 2014


Nominated Member of Parliament of Singapore
– appointed on 26 September 2018

Singapore Non Resident High Commissioner (Designate) to Tanzania
– appointed on 5 March 2019

Vice Chairman,
Singapore Business Federation

Vice President
Singapore National Employers’ Federation (SNEF)

Chairman and Founder
Sakae Holdings Limited, a public listed company

Singapore Appointed Representative
ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN – BAC)
Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry

Fellow, Eisenhower Fellowship




Current Public Service

Organisations Nature of Office
Singapore Non Resident High Commissioner (Designate) to Tanzania Appointed by President of Republic of Singapore on 5 March 2019
ACCORD Employer & Business Council (E&B) Member
ACCORD (Main) Member
Africa-Singapore Business Forum 2018 Advisory Committee (ESG) Member
Alexandra Health Fund Limited Member
Andhra Pradesh - Singapore Business Council Vice Chairperson
ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN BAC) Singapore Approved Representative
Council for Skills, Innovation and Productivity (CSIP) Sub- Committee Member
Dunman High School Advisory Committee Member
Eisenhower Fellowship Global Network Council Member
Eisenhower Fellowships Singapore Society President
India-Singapore CEO Forum Steering Committee Member
Indonesia-Singapore Business Council (MTI) Member
Institutes of Technical Education Business & Service Academic Advisory Committee Chairman
Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) Board Member
Lee Kong Chian School of Business Advisory Board Member
Malaysia-Singapore Business Council Member
MILK (Mainly I Love Kids) Fund Member
Monetary Authority of Singapore - Corporate Governance Council Member
Nanyang Technological University - Food Science and Technology Industry Advisory Panel (FST IAP) Member
Nanyang Technological University - College Advisory Board (CAB), College of Engineering (CoE) Member
NTUC Foodfare Co-operative Ltd Director
NTUC U - Care Fund Board of Trustees Member
Parliament of Republic of Singapore Nominated Member of Parliament of Singapore
Radin Mas Community Club Management Committee Patron
Radin Mas Citizens' Consultative Committee Chairman
RMIT College of Business Industry Advisory Board Member
Siglap Citizens' Consultative Committee (CCC) Patron
Singapore Business Federation (SBF) Vice Chairman
Singapore Business Federation – Digitalization Issues Committee Member
Singapore Business Federation - Member Relations Committee Member
Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) President
Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) Vice President
Singapore Youth Award Panel Member
Sports Excellence (Spex) Business Advisory Panel Member
Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) Co-Chair
Tripartite Committee of Employability of Older Workers Member
Tripartite Cluster for Cleaners (TCC) Co-Chair
Workforce Singapore Agency (WSG) Board Member
WSH2028 Tripartite Strategy Committee Ownership Workgroup Member
Workplace Safety and Health Council Member
Workplace Safety and Health Council (Manufacturing) Committee Chairman
Young Presidents' Organization Member



SCORE Employer Appreciation Award 2016 (10 Years)
NTUC Friend of Labour Award 2016
Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability (ACES) Entrepreneur of the Year" Award 2015
Seri Pangeran Temenggong Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin III (S.P.T.M) which carries the title Dato’ Seri - 2015
WSQ Training Excellence Award 2014 (F&B)
National Day Award 2013 - The Public Service Star (BBM)
Honorary Members of the MiDAs League 2013
SAF Day Certificate of Appreciation 2013
WSQ Training Excellence Award 2013 (F&B)
We Welcome Families Award 2013
Singapore 1000 Award 2007 - Public Listed Company
The Solar Pioneer Awards 2012
MCYS Volunteers Award 2012
ASEAN-China Young Entrepreneur Outstanding Entrepreneur Award 2011
Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Champion 2010
Singapore Youth Award 2008 – Medal of Commendation
Singapore H.E.A.L.T.H. Platimum Award 2008
Ministry of Home Affairs Award 2008
Ministry of Defence Award (Employer) 2008
National Day Award 2007 – The Public Service Medal (PBM)
International Management Action Award 2007
HRM Award - Best Work-Life Harmony Practices 2007
SPBA Regional Brand Award 2006 – Sakae Sushi 2006
Arts Supporter Award 2006
Health Leader (Excellence) Award 2005
Excellent Service Award 2005
Singapore H.E.A.L.T.H. Gold Award 2005
Singapore’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies Award 2005
Distinguished Defence Partner Award of the Total Defence Award 2005
ASEAN Youth Award 2004 – Youth & Entrepreneurship
Excellent Service Award 2004
Singapore H.E.A.L.T.H. Bronze Award 2004
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Award for NSmen’s Employers 2004
SAF Award for Employers 2004
Singapore Family Friendly Employer Award 2004
Singapore Service Class 2004
Singapore Service Class 2003
Singapore Youth Award 2003
Excellent Service Award 2003
Singapore Innovation Award 2003 (Innovation of the Year) for the Innovative Application of the Portable Conveyor Belt Singapore Innovation Class
Singapore Innovation Class 2003
Singapore H.E.A.L.T.H. Bronze Award 2003
Singapore Promising Brands Award 2003 – Sakae Sushi
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Award for NSmen’s Employers Commendation Category) 2003
Entrepreneur of the Year 2002
Top Outstanding Young Person Award 2002
Yazhou Zhoukan Chinese Entrepreneur Merit Award 2002
Enterprise 50 Award 2002
Singapore’s Top Restaurants 2001 – Sakae Sushi
Singapore Franchise Mark 2001 – Sakae Sushi