Mohamed Sharael Taha

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Mohamed Sharael
Sharael Taha.jpg
Sharael in 2021
Member of Parliament
for Pasir Ris–Punggol GRC
(Pasir Ris East)
Assumed office
10 July 2020
Preceded byZainal Sapari (PAP)
Majority44,466 (28.30%)
Personal details
Born1981[1]
Singapore
Political partyPeople's Action Party
Children3
Alma materNational University of Singapore (BEng)
University of Oxford (MBA)

Mohamed Sharael bin Mohd Taha (born 1981)[1] is a Singaporean politician and engineer. A member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP), he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) representing the Pasir Ris East division of Pasir Ris–Punggol GRC since 2020.

Education[edit]

Sharael graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in mechanical engineering.[2] He subsequently went on to complete a Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Oxford.[3]

Career[edit]

Previously based in the United Kingdom, Sharael was with Rolls-Royce managing projects in its engine assembly and test facilities across Europe.[3] He was later seconded to Singapore Aero Engine Services.[4]

Politics[edit]

Sharael was fielded in the 2020 general election to contest in Pasir Ris–Punggol Group Representation Constituency (GRC) on the People's Action Party's ticket against the Peoples Voice and Singapore Democratic Alliance.[5] His running mates were Teo Chee Hean, Janil Puthucheary, Desmond Tan, and Yeo Wan Ling.[5] On 11 July 2020, Sharael and his team were declared elected to represent Pasir Ris–Punggol GRC in the 14th Parliament of Singapore, garnering 64.15% of the valid votes.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Sharael is married with three children.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "PARL | MP". www.parliament.gov.sg.
  2. ^ "Calon PAP: Ahli korporat lulusan sarjana Universiti Oxford, Sharael Taha, mahu galak perubahan - BERITA MediaCorp". BERITA Mediacorp – Berita Terkini, Melayu, Muslim, Islam, Singapura, Dunia. (in Malay). Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  3. ^ a b hermesauto (26 June 2020). "Singapore GE2020: PAP unveils final batch of candidates, including Singapore's first woman brigadier-general". The Straits Times. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  4. ^ "GE2020: PAP unveils Singapore's first woman general among 4 new candidates". sg.news.yahoo.com. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  5. ^ a b "PAP faces 3-corner fights in Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC and Pioneer SMC". sg.news.yahoo.com. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  6. ^ hermesauto (11 July 2020). "GE2020 official results: PAP wins Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC with 64.15% of votes, PV party to lose election deposit". The Straits Times. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  7. ^ asianewsday (26 June 2020). "GE2020: PAP unveils next slate of election candidates, including Singapore's first woman brigadier-general". Asia Newsday. Retrieved 14 July 2020.

External links[edit]

Parliament of Singapore
Preceded by Member of Parliament for
Pasir Ris–Punggol GRC
(Pasir Ris East)

2020 – present
Incumbent