BSc. Pharmacy (Hons.), MSc. (Pharmacy), M. (Public Management)
Ms Elaine Teo is the Director, Aged and Ancillary Services Regulation, and Regulatory Transformation in the Health Regulation Group, Ministry of Health, Singapore.
Trained as a pharmacist, Ms Teo has been with the Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) since 2003 where she was instrumental in the establishment of the Optometrists and Opticians Board, the Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC), and the Agency for Care Effectiveness (ACE). At AHPC, she served as the inaugural registrar where she led the successful state licensure and professional regulation for key allied health professions. As Head of the policy and planning team in ACE, she facilitated international collaborations for capacity building, and orchestrated the launch of ACE’s first guidances to positive reception, securing sustained cooperation and resources for ACE’s new initiatives and subsequent expansion.