SMACF BOD Biography - TKU

Mr T. K. Udairam                         

Chairperson of Nominating Committee
Chairperson of Audit Committee
Director of SMA Charity Fund since 2013.


Mr. Udairam has been a director of the SMA Charity Fund since 2013.

Mr. Udairam is the Chief Operating Officer of Sheares Healthcare Management, a Temasek subsidiary, whose mandate is to acquire and develop hospitals and health care facilities and operations primarily in Asia, but also in the rest of the world. The mission is to create value by introducing new technology, from information technology to early adoption of new treatment modalities and systems.

Mr. Udairam has over 40 years of healthcare experience in Singapore with substantial experience in operation and management of hospitals (ranging from 2,500 bed psychiatric hospital to 790 bed acute care hospital). He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Changi General Hospital at Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd. from February 2000 to May 2012

His role prior to joining Sheares was to manage a regional health care system responsible for approximately 1.1 million people. Mr. Udairam was intimately involved in developing and implementing the first computerised hospital administration system in Singapore in 1984, including the rollout of the national medical care savings scheme (Medisave) in Singapore. He has been Chair of various IT committees in public healthcare (from cluster steering committees to the national telehealth committee) and he is currently serving on the board of Tote Board and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).


The above information is accurate as at 26 July 2018.


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