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NAIR Prem Kumar

Physician and healthcare manager with more than three decades of experience in clinical services, healthcare operations and management, local and international healthcare marketing, business development, talent management, and corporate services and development


  • NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Adjunct)

Research Areas:

  • Healthcare Operations and Management

Teaching Areas:

  • Healthcare Management
  • Healthcare Operations
  • Integrated Healthcare Services

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • MBBS, National University of Singapore
  • MBA, Manchester Business School


  • 2010 National Day Award – Public Service Medal
  • 2015 Service to Education Award, Ministry of Education

Career History:

  • 1986 – 1992 Ministry of Health, House/Medical Officer
  • 1992 -2017 Raffles Medical Group
    • General Practitioner
    • General Manager, DrWorld (e-health start-up)
    • General Manager, Raffles Medical Clinics
    • General Manager, Corporate Services & Development
    • General Manager, International Marketing & Business Development
    • General Manager, Raffles Hospital
    • Chief Talent Officer
    • Chief Corporate Officer
    • Managing Director, Singapore Healthcare

Professional/Consulting Activities:

  • Chairman, Anti-Inhalant Abuse Centre Review Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Vice-Chairman, Board of Visitors (Community Rehabilitation Centre), Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Chairman, School Advisory Committee, Cedar Girls Secondary School, Ministry of Education
  • Executive Committee, Singapore After-Care Association
Adjunct Associate Professor
Email premkumarnair@nus.edu.sg


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