Amrin Amin

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Amrin Amin
امرين أمين
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs
Assumed office
5 October 2015
Prime MinisterLee Hsien Loong
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health
Assumed office
1 May 2017
Prime MinisterLee Hsien Loong
Personal details
Born1978
Singapore
NationalitySingaporean
Political partyPeople's Action Party
Spouse(s)Shariffah Nadia Aljunied
Alma materNational University of Singapore
Columbia University
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionLawyer

Amrin Amin (Jawi: امرين أمين) is a Singaporean politician. A member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP), he made his electoral debut in 2015. Since 1 October 2015, he has been Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs.[1] He has also been a Member of Parliament (MP) for Sembawang GRC since 11 September 2015.

Education[edit]

Amrin Amin was educated at Dunman Secondary School and Tampines Junior College before reading law at the National University of Singapore, LLB (Honours) and Columbia University in New York, LLM (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar).[2]

Career[edit]

He was a solicitor at Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice LLP, and also is a member of National Council on Problem Gambling (Singapore) as well as the governing board of Nanyang Polytechnic.[3] He became a corporate lawyer and partner at Joseph Tan Jude Benny LLP in 2015[4][5][6][7][8]

Amrin became a prominent grassroots activist in Sembawang GRC soon after the General Elections of 2011,[9] and in 2015, Amrin was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Sembawang GRC, replacing outgoing PAP MP Ellen Lee.[10] He was appointed Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs subsequently.[11] In the 2015 Cabinet reshuffling, he was appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Health.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announces Singapore's new Cabinet". Channel NewsAsia. 28 September 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
  2. ^ Lilian NG (MOH) (13 August 2015). "AMRIN AMIN 安宁阿敏" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-08-30.
  3. ^ Chua, Grace. "Lawyer a potential PAP candidate". Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Corp partner hire for Singapore law firm JTJB". Asian Legal Business. 22 July 2015. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  5. ^ "People's Action Party". pap.org.sg. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
  6. ^ "[EXCLUSIVE]: PAP's Sembawang GRC Candidate Amrin Amin Speaks With MustShareNews - MustShareNews.com". mustsharenews.com. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
  7. ^ "20 Potential Candidates To Look Out For In The Coming General Elections - MustShareNews.com". mustsharenews.com. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
  8. ^ "Lawyer a potential PAP candidate, AsiaOne Singapore News". news.asiaone.com. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
  9. ^ "Bicara 2015 - EP2". Toggle. Suria. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  10. ^ "Meet PAP's Sembawang GRC 'boy band'". The New Paper. 14 August 2015. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  11. ^ "Launch of the Former Combined Operations Room (FCOR) Exhibition - Speech by Mr Amrin Amin, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs". Ministry of Home Affairs. Government of Singapore. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  12. ^ Katherine_Chen (2017-04-27). "Changes to Cabinet and other appointments". Prime Minister‘s Office Singapore. Retrieved 2017-09-21.

External links[edit]

Parliament of Singapore
Preceded by
Ellen Lee
Member of Parliament for
Sembawang GRC (Woodlands)

2015 – present
Incumbent