Ang Yong Guan
Ang Yong Guan
|1st Chairman of the Singaporeans First|
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Succeeded by||Position abolished|
|Secretary General||Tan Jee Say (2014–2020)|
|Born||24 January 1955|
Colony of Singapore
|Political party||Progress Singapore Party (2020–present)|
Singapore Democratic Party (2010–2011)
|Alma mater||National University of Singapore,|
University of Edinburgh
Ang Yong Guan (Chinese: 洪永元; pinyin: Hóng Yǒng Yuán; born 24 January 1955) is a Singaporean politician, psychiatrist and retired army colonel. He served with the Singapore Armed Forces from 1980 to 2003, as the Chief Psychiatrist.
Ang contested as a Singapore Democratic Party candidate for Holland–Bukit Timah GRC at the 2011 general election. In 2014, he became a founding member and chairman of the now-dissolved SingFirst and contested in the Tanjong Pagar GRC in 2015.
In 1995, Ang was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) for his grassroots contributions as a community leader at Kembangan Constituency, helping then-Member of Parliament George Yeo for more than 15 years. He was also awarded the Public Administration Medal in 1996 for his military services.
- "Dr Ang Yong Guan, formerly in SDP then SingFirst, joined PSP as he feels they are a "very strong" party". The Online Citizen. 24 June 2020. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
- "丹戎巴葛选民24年来首次投票". 联合早报网. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
- "GE2020: I have to join a party that is going to propel me into Parliament, says PSP candidate Ang Yong Guan". AsiaOne. 23 June 2020. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
- "【新加坡大选】 洪永元：胜在基层经验丰富 也了解居民需要". www.8world.com. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
- "GE2015: On the campaign trail with SingFirst's Ang Yong Guan". The Straits Times. 9 September 2015. Retrieved 3 July 2020.