Mr. Yeong Zee Kin

Assistant Chief Executive

Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA)

Deputy Commissioner, Personal Data Protection Commission

Yeong Zee Kin is a Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) lawyer. Prior to taking up his present appointment as Assistant Chief Executive and Deputy Commissioner at the Personal Data Protection Commission, he was Senior State Counsel and Director of Technology Law in the Civil Division of the Attorney-General’s Chambers and held a concurrent appointment as Senior Director (Special Projects) in the Legal Services department of the Ministry of Communications and Information. During that time, he was also legal advisor to the Smart Nation Programme Office and the Cyber Security Agency.

Prior to that, he was Senior Assistant Registrar and CIO cum CDO of the Supreme Court of Singapore. During his time in the Supreme Court, his administrative responsibilities included (at various times) the management of its registry, statistics unit and CISD. He managed the Supreme Court’s Shipping, Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Employment lists and developed the specialised procedures for managing IP cases in the Supreme Court IP Court Guide. He continues to be engaged in procedural law reform as a member of the Supreme Court’s Civil Justice Commission.