Tharman Shanmugaratnam a Singaporean politician and economist who has been serving as Senior Minister of Singapore since 2019. Read On and learn about Tharman Shanmugaratnam wife Jane Yumiko Ittogi, in this article.
Tharman Shanmugaratnam was born on 25th February 1957 in Singapore. He attended the Anglo-Chinese School before graduating from the London School of Economics (LSE) with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics. LSE later awarded him an Honorary Fellowship in 2011.
Tharman started his working career at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), where he became its chief economist. He later joined the Singapore Administrative Service and served in the Ministry of Education as Senior Deputy Secretary for Policy, before returning to the MAS where he eventually became its Managing Director.
He resigned from this position to contest in the 2001 general election as a candidate for the People’s Action Party.
Tharman was first elected a Member of Parliament following the 2001 general election for Jurong GRC, having won 79.75% of the votes. Shortly after the 2001 elections, Tharman was appointed Senior Minister of State at the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Education
Who is Tharman Shanmugaratnam wife ?
Tharman Shanmugaratnam is married to Jane Yumiko Ittogi , a partner he has been with for many years. Their union has been blessed with the birth of four children.