Desmond Hill

Desmond Hill

Desmond Hill <br>Rapporteur

Mr Desmond Hill is the Deputy Head of the International Building Construction Divisions Group and Head of Contract Management Division of the International Civil Engineering Divisions & International Building Construction Divisions Group and is concurrently the Executive General Manager of Penta-Ocean Construction Co Ltd

He has over 35 years of experience in large scale civil engineering and building projects.

Mr Hill holds a Degree in Civil Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Singapore and a Fellow of the Society of Project Managers, Singapore. He is also an Accredited Adjudicator under the Security of Payment Act in Singapore and an Evaluator of the Singapore Mediation Centre.

He sits as Council Member of the following:

  • Singapore Contractors Association Ltd
  • Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC)
  • Chairman, Council Committee for Management Systems & Product, SAC
  • Building & Construction Standard Committee, SPRING

In the international arena his appointments include the following:

  • Treasurer of the ASEAN Constructors Federation (ACF)
  • Rapporteur of the International Federation of Asian & Western Pacific Contractors' Associations (IFAWPCA)

His past appointments include the following:

  • President of the Singapore Contractors Association Ltd (SCAL)
  • President of the Singapore Squash Rackets Association (SSRA)
  • Secretary General of the International Federation of Western and Asia Pacific Contractors' Associations (IFAWPCA)
  • Council Member of the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC)
  • Council Member of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF)
  • Singapore Business Federation, SME Committee on Finance and Cost of Doing Business
  • Council Member of the Advisory Council on Community Relations in Defence (ACCORD)
  • Water Network Panel of the Public Utilities Board
  • Chairman, Technical Committee on Construction Management, SPRING

He is also a strong advocate of sports and is an avid sportsman, having represented Singapore in Squash in his younger days and have been appointed as World Referee for the World Squash Federation (WSF).

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