Nadia Ahmad Samdin

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Nadia Samdin
Nadia Samdin.jpg
Nadia in 2021
Member of Parliament
for Ang Mo Kio GRC
(Cheng San–Seletar)
Assumed office
10 July 2020
Preceded byAng Hin Kee (PAP)
Majority75,830 (43.82%)
Personal details
Born1990 (age 31–32)[1]
Singapore
Political partyPeople's Action Party
Alma materSingapore Management University (LLB)
Occupation
  • Politician
  • lawyer

Nadia Ahmad Samdin (born 1990)[1] is a Singaporean politician and lawyer. A member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP), she has been the Member of Parliament (MP) representing the Cheng SanSeletar division of Ang Mo Kio GRC since 2020.[2]

Education[edit]

Nadia attended CHIJ Katong Convent and Victoria Junior College[3] before graduating from the Singapore Management University with a Bachelor of Laws.

Career[edit]

Nadia was formerly a current affairs producer for CNA.[4] She was subsequently an associate director at TSMP Law Corporation, in the firm's corporate transactional team.[5] In 2020, she left the firm to join Tri Sector Associates, a social impact consultancy.[6]

Political career[edit]

Nadia was fielded in the 2020 general election to contest in Ang Mo Kio GRC when Ang Hin Kee and Intan Azura Mokhtar stepped down from their respective wards and politics. She is on the People's Action Party's (PAP) ticket against the Reform Party.[7] Her running mates were Lee Hsien Loong, Darryl David, Gan Thiam Poh and Ng Ling Ling.[7] On 11 July 2020, Nadia and the PAP team were declared elected Members of Parliament representing Ang Mo Kio GRC in the 14th Parliament after garnering 71.91% of the valid votes.[8]

Community service[edit]

Nadia used to be a district councillor in the South East Community Development Council[9] and a panel advisor in the Youth Courts.[10][11]

She is currently on the board of the People's Association and the Public Transport Council.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MP | Parliament of Singapore".
  2. ^ "MP | Parliament Of Singapore". www.parliament.gov.sg. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
  3. ^ Singapore, Yahoo. "GE2020: PAP introduces first 4 new candidates, including ex-PA chief". news.nestia.com. Archived from the original on 21 September 2020. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  4. ^ Abdullah, Zhaki. "GE2020: PAP unveils 4 new faces, including former People's Association head Desmond Tan". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Nadia Ahmad Samdin". TSMP Law Corporation. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  6. ^ "Nadia Ahmad Samdin, 31". Prestige Online - Singapore. Retrieved 12 January 2022. Counsel and project leader at social impact consultancy Tri-Sector Associates, and Member of Parliament (MP) for Ang Mo Kio GRC... Just before she left TSMP Law, she was recognised on Singapore Business Review’s 21 Most Influential Lawyers 40 and Under list.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ a b "GE2020: PAP team led by PM Lee sees challenge from Reform Party in Ang Mo Kio GRC". CNA. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  8. ^ "GE2020: PM Lee's team wins Ang Mo Kio GRC with 71.91% of votes". CNA. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  9. ^ "GE2020: PAP's Nadia Ahmad Samdin goes from reporting the news to becoming the news". AsiaOne. 2 June 2020. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  10. ^ "Singapore GE2020: Profiles of PAP's new candidates". The Straits Times. 25 June 2020. Archived from the original on 20 July 2020. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  11. ^ "PTC | Council Member Details". www.ptc.gov.sg. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
  12. ^ "PTC | Meet The Council Members". www.ptc.gov.sg. Retrieved 12 January 2022.

External links[edit]

Parliament of Singapore
Preceded by Member of Parliament for
Ang Mo Kio GRC (Cheng San-Seletar)

2020 – present
Incumbent