Ms Sun Xueling was elected a Member of Parliament in September 2015. She currently holds the position of Minister of State in the Ministry of Social and Family Development and the Ministry of Education. Ms Sun serves as a Board Member of the Chinese Development Assistance Council.
After the 2015 General Election, Ms Sun was appointed CEO of Business China, a non-profit organisation which aims to form a cultural and economic bridge linking the world and China. Business China was launched in 2007 by Mr Lee Kuan Yew, late founding Prime Minister of Singapore and then Premier Wen Jiabao of the People’s Republic of China.
Before entering politics, Ms Sun spent more than a decade in the Private Sector in Finance and Investments. She was Director, Investments Group, at Temasek International, focusing on investment opportunities in China and other developing countries in Latin America. She had also spent 8 years based in Hong Kong and China working for Deutsche Bank AG as a Director and also as Senior Vice-President in Macquarie Securities.
Ms Sun spent her early career at the Economic Development Board of Singapore and DBS Bank Ltd.
She received her Master of Science in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and also holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics from the National University of Singapore.