Dr Chua Hong Choon is Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) and Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer (Clinical) of the National Healthcare Group (NHG) in Singapore.

A psychiatrist by training, Dr Chua is also the Chairman of the national Residency Advisory Committee (RAC) for Psychiatry, and Adjunct Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Yong Loo Lin Medical School and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

Dr Chua has a strong interests in the fields of public health, psychiatric epidemiology, depression issues, and quality and safety in healthcare. He was the first Patient Safety Officer at the Institute of Mental Health, for which developed programs and initiatives to improve clinical quality and safeguard patient safety in mental healthcare.