A Tradition of Excellence

Hwa Chongians are empowered to excel not just Academically, but also in all other areas like Leadership, Sports and Games, Co-curricular Activities (CCAs), Research, and Service to the Community. After graduating, Hwa Chongians continue to distinguish themselves in a variety of fields.


Ong Teng Cheong
Singapore’s first popularly elected President
Jek Yeun Thong
Minister of the founding Singapore cabinet
Ng Chee Meng
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, and Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC)
Dr Koh Poh Koon
Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Trade & Industry
Kelvin Khong
Chief of Air Force
Goh Si Hou
Former Chief of Army. CEO, Public Utilities Board
Aaron Beng
Chief of Defense Force
Ye Gang
Co-founder of Sea, consumer internet company
Ang Kiam Meng
CEO and Executive Director of JUMBO Group
Ronald Tay
CEO of CapitaLand Singapore
Professor Ho Teck Hua
Senior Deputy President and Provost of the National University of Singapore
Professor Ling San
Provost and Vice-President (Academic) of the Nanyang Technological University
Professor Phua Kok Khoo
Founding Director of the Institute of Advanced Studies at Nanyang Technological University, and Founder of World Scientific Publishing
Anthony Chen
Director of films like Ilo Ilo, winner of the Camera d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival 2013
Kuo Pao Kun
Pioneer of Singapore theatre
Liu Kang
Pioneering Singapore artist and ‘father’ of the Nanyang style
Tan Swie Hian
Multi-disciplinary artist
Gentle Bones (Joel Tan)
Singer-songwriter, and Forbes Asia 30 under 30 member