Industry Regulation Division


DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Mr Kng Meng Hwee

The Industry Regulation Division regulates the electricity, town gas and natural gas industries to ensure adequacy and reliability of supply by setting and monitoring compliance to various regulatory requirements such as codes of practice and performance standards; licensing of electrical and gas installations, competent persons and enforcing safety regulations.

SENIOR DIRECTOR
Dr Kang Cheng Guan

Besides heading The Security and Emergency Planning Department, he also oversees IRD Departments’ returns such as Budget, Expenses, Work plan, KPIs, Risk Register, and Audit Report to ensure timely and accurate submission at Division level. He is representing EMA in various technical and safety standards committees. He is also the Deputy Chairs of the Regulatory Action Advisory Panel and Enterprise Risk Working Committee.

SENIOR DIRECTOR
Mr Wong Siew Kwong

Responsible for Electricity and Gas utilities land (power stations, electric substations, gas facilities, etc) planning and site preparation matters, including Concept and Master Plan Review; and represents EMA in various inter-agencies committees. He leads a team of EMA engineering officers in periodic review of power and gas systems with the licensees to ensure continued resilience of the energy infrastructures. He Chairs IRD’s Regulatory Action Advisory Panel advising DCE on regulatory action recommended by the Departments for complex cases. He is also Deputy Chair of EMA’s Enterprise Risk Working Committee responsible for regular review of EMA’s risk register and mitigation measures implementation.

ELECTRICITY INDUSTRY REGULATION DEPARTMENT

DIRECTOR
Mr Yeo Lai Hin

The Electricity Industry Regulation Department is responsible for regulating the electricity licensees in respect of technical codes and performance standards, ensuring reliability and availability of supply of electricity. It also regulates electrical installation practices and licenses qualified persons for electrical and cable detection work to ensure safe use and reliable supply of electricity.

GAS INDUSTRY REGULATION DEPARTMENT

DIRECTOR
Mr Mohd Rafid Ibrahim

The Gas Industry Regulation Department is responsible for the planning and development of natural gas infrastructures and regulating the gas licensees in respect of technical codes and performance standards to ensure reliability and availability of supply of gas. It also regulates gas safety and gas installation practices, and licenses qualified persons for gas service work to ensure safe use of gas. It also oversees the safety and reliability of all gas/LNG infrastructures.

SECURITY & EMERGENCY PLANNING DEPARTMENT

SENIOR DIRECTOR
Dr Kang Cheng Guan

The Security and Emergency Planning Department is responsible for the development and implementation of the crisis management and emergency plans for EMA and the electricity and gas industries as well as the cyber and physical security of the electricity and gas critical infrastructures.  It coordinates emergency preparedness activities within EMA, and enforces emergency preparedness of the power sector licensees.

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