Louis Chua

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Louis Chua
蔡庆威
Louis Chua Kheng Wee 1 (cropped).jpg
Chua in 2021
Member of Parliament
for Sengkang GRC
(Rivervale)
Assumed office
10 July 2020
Preceded byCharles Chong (PAP)
Personal details
Born
Louis Chua Kheng Wee

1987 (age 34–35)[1]
Singapore
Political partyWorkers' Party
Children2
EducationSingapore Management University (BAcy, BBM)

Louis Chua Kheng Wee (Chinese: 蔡庆威; pinyin: Cài Qìngweī; born 1987)[1] is a Singaporean politician. A member of the opposition Workers' Party (WP), he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) representing the Rivervale division of Sengkang GRC.

Career[edit]

Chua at a press conference in 2020

Chua is an equity research analyst.[2] Prior to starting his career, Chua obtained a double degree in accountancy and business at the Singapore Management University,[3] he is certified as a Chartered Accountant in Singapore and ASEAN.[3]

Politics[edit]

Chua was fielded in 2020 Singaporean general election to contest in a four-member Workers' Party's team in Sengkang Group Representation Constituency (GRC) on Workers' Party's ticket against People's Action Party.[2] Chua's running mates are Jamus Lim, Raeesah Khan, and He Ting Ru.[2] On 11 July 2020, Chua and his team were declared to be elected to represent Sengkang GRC in the 14th Parliament of Singapore, garnering 52.13% of the valid votes.[4]

He was elected as the Workers’ Party Central Executive Committee as Media Team Deputy Head & was appointed as the Sengkang Town Council's vice-chairman.[5][6]

Personal Life[edit]

Family[edit]

Louis Chua has been married since 2017 and is a father of 2 boys. He welcomed the birth of his first son in September 2019. His second child was born in November 2021.[7]

Education[edit]

Louis Chua attended Townsville Primary School and Anderson Secondary School. After which, he attended Hwa Chong Institution.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "PARL | MP". www.parliament.gov.sg.
  2. ^ a b c Toh, Wen Li (30 June 2020). "Singapore GE2020: Labour chief Ng Chee Meng leads Sengkang GRC battle against Workers' Party". The Straits Times. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Louis Chua Kheng Wee". The Workers' Party of Singapore.
  4. ^ LIANG, TOH WEN LI & LIM YAN (11 July 2020). "Workers' Party takes Sengkang GRC in biggest upset of GE2020". The New Paper. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  5. ^ Tan, Audrey (25 June 2020). "Singapore GE2020: Workers' Party introduces first batch of candidates for election, including Nicole Seah". Straits Times. OCLC 8572659.
  6. ^ "MP | Parliament Of Singapore - Mr Louis Chua Kheng Wee". www.parliament.gov.sg. Archived from the original on 15 July 2020. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
  7. ^ "White Paper on Singapore Women's Development: Louis Chua on more equitable parental leave". CNA. Retrieved 27 July 2022.
  8. ^ "PARL | MP". www.parliament.gov.sg. Retrieved 27 July 2022.

External links[edit]

Parliament of Singapore
Preceded byas MP for Punggol East SMC Member of Parliament
for Sengkang GRC
(Rivervale)

2020 – present
Incumbent