RIGSS Podcast | Ninth RIGSS Anniversary Lecture Series

Strengthening Law & Order and Homeland Security

-Mr. Khoo Boon Hui

Boon Hui is an internationally-regarded expert in law enforcement and cybersecurity who has led a distinguished, highly-decorated career fighting crime for more than 40 years. He served as Senior Deputy Secretary of Singapore’s Home Affairs Ministry and was for 12 years the Police Commissioner of Singapore from 1997 to 2010 and President of INTERPOL from 2008 to 2012. He has chaired major international fora, including three of the very first US-Singapore homeland security dialogues, the biennial Milipol APAC security conference and moderated the 2022 Inaugural FATF-INTERPOL Roundtable Engagement. 

He remains active in INTERPOL, chairing its Governance Working group, and holds advisory and board positions in financial services, fintech, security, technology, cybersecurity and philanthropy. He was a Commissioner on the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace and is currently a board member of the Global Cyber Alliance and an advisor to the CyberPeace Institute. He is also a Senior Fellow of Singapore’s Civil Service College, an Honorary Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford, and a Justice of Peace.

In recognition of his contributions to public service and safety, Mr Khoo has been decorated with high national honours from Singapore, Australia, Brunei, France, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and The Vatican. He was educated at Oxford, Harvard and Wharton and is married with two children.

Strengthening Law & Order and Homeland Security