MR. KHOO TENG CHYE is the Executive Director of Centre for Liveable Cities since July 2010 and the Chief Executive and a Board Member of PUB, Singapore since December 2003.  He is concurrently the Executive Director of Environment and Water Industry Development Council since May 2006

He served in the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) from 1976 to 1996. He was seconded to the Ministry of National Development as the Director of Strategic Planning Division from 1987 to 1989, an appointment he held concurrently with his other duties in the URA. He then returned to the URA from 1989 to 1996, where he held the posts of Deputy Chief Executive Officer, and became its Chief Executive Officer/Chief Planner in October 1992. Over a 20-year career span in URA, he helped transform Singapore's urban planning and regulatory regime into a more open, transparent and responsive one through a number of initiatives e.g. review of the Singapore Concept Plan, the country's strategic land use plan that allocates land use and standards and introduced Development Guide Plans that ensured greater transparency in development control.

He was with the Singapore Administrative Service between 1995 and 1998. In May 1996, he was posted to the then Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) and is Group President, PSA Corporation. He was first Chief Executive Officer, PSA (1996) and subsequently Group President, PSA Corporation when it was corporatised. For six years, he led and managed the growth and development of PSA Corporation from a strong, operationally efficient statutory board to a customer-focused, business-oriented group with an increasingly international orientation that had to meet competitive international challenges.

Mr. Khoo is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers in Singapore, a registered Professional Engineer (Singapore), a Chartered Engineer (UK) and a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK) and the Institution of Engineers, Australia.