Special Message recorded for Summit Special Edition 2020

Rosa Daniel

Deputy Secretary (Culture), Ministry for Culture, Community and Youth
Republic of Singapore

As Deputy Secretary (Culture), Rosa Daniel oversees the policies and implementation of the Ministry for Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) and its statutory boards, the National Heritage Board (NHB) and the National Arts Council (NAC), on the arts and heritage. As Chief Executive of the NAC, she oversees state-funded arts policies and programmes across the performing, visual and literary arts. In 2020, Daniel was appointed the Dean of the Culture Academy at MCCY to provide leadership development and research for the culture sector. Previously, Daniel was Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources where she also served in the Public Service Division as Head of its Strategic Policy Office, while concurrently holding the appointment of Director overseeing the Institute of Policy Development within the Civil Service College. She serves on the boards of the Esplanade Theatre and the National Gallery of Singapore and on various public sector advisory panels.

Rosa Daniel is also Chief Executive Officer, National Arts Council