Mr Abdullah bin Tarmugi was appointed to the Board on 16 May 2012. Mr Abdullah graduated with Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) from the University of Singapore. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma (Merit) in Urban Studies from the University of London under the Commonwealth Scholarship.
Mr Abdullah has more than 40 years of experience in diverse fields, including Urban Sociologist, Statistician/ Planning Analyst and News Editor. Currently, he is an Independent Director of Islamic Bank of Asia, GuocoLand Limited and Goodhope Asia Holdings Ltd.
Mr Abdullah is a member of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights and was formerly the Speaker of Parliament and Member of Parliament for East Coast GRC. He had held various ministerial positions previously in the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Home Affairs, and Ministry of Community Development and Sports.