Gerald Giam Yean Song
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Gerald Giam Yean Song 严燕松
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Gerald Giam is a Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) from the Workers’ Party (WP). He was a member of the five-person WP team contesting East Coast GRC in Singapore’s 2011 General Election, which secured 45.2 per cent of the vote in the constituency.
Gerald has been a prolific writer about issues concerning Singapore for several years. His blog,geraldgiam.sg, is one of the more recognisable political blogs in Singapore. He is the author of the book,“Singapore version 2.0: Alternative proposals for a better Singapore” (published in 2010).
Gerald is currently a senior consultant with a global IT consulting company. He previously served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a Foreign Service Officer (political and economic). Gerald obtained his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Computers) from the University of Southern California.
He is married with a daughter and a son.
Gerald believes that it is important to build up a strong and credible alternative political party that can properly represent the concerns and aspirations of Singaporeans. He strongly supports social justice for the less privileged in society and believes that it is the duty of the Government to protect the weaker members of society. He also believes that because righteousness exalts a nation, our prosperity and progress as a nation depends on upright and moral leadership in the Government.