SPP – Candidates

Bishan-Toa Payoh GRCPotong Pasir SMC

Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC


Khan Osman Sulaiman, 45
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Managing Director at Inspiria Design and Build

In the news:
1 July: Claims PAP posters in Bishan-Toa Payoh breach election rules, do not have required ELD stickers.

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Political history:
2020: Joins SPP.
2015: GE2015, RP candidate in Ang Mo Kio GRC, 21.4% vote share.
2011: GE2011, RP candidate in Ang Mo Kio GRC, 30.7% vote share.

Other notable moments:


Melvyn Chiu, 41
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Owner of a pet business

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Political history:
2020: Joins SPP.
2015: GE2015, SingFirst candidate in Tanjong Pagar GRC, 22.3% vote share.
2014: Joins SingFirst.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Canberra. Master’s in International Business from Monash University. He was also top of his class at Monash.


Steve Chia, 49
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SPP Secretary-General
Former Non-Constituency MP

In the news:
20 June: Asks for candidates to be allowed the use of face-shields during campaigning, to facilitate recognition by voters.

On the issues:

Political history:
2019: Becomes Secretary-General of SPP.
2018: Joins SPP as Organising Secretary.
2015: Intends to be the GE2015 NSP candidate in MacPherson SMC, but ultimately does not stand for election citing “online abuse”.
2011: GE2011, NSP candidate in Pioneer SMC, 39.3% vote share.
2006: GE2006, SDA candidate in Chua Chu Kang SMC, 39.6% vote share.
2001: NSP joins SDA. GE2001, SDA candidate in Chua Chu Kang SMC, 34.7% vote share. Enters Parliament as a Non-Constituency MP.
1997: Joins NSP. GE1997, NSP candidate in Hong Kah GRC, 31% vote share.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Psychology and Philosophy from NUS.
President of the NUS Students’ Union in 1993.
• In 2003, Chia’s wife filed a police report after she found nude photos of the couples’ domestic worker on Chia’s computer. Chia claimed that the photos were consensual and police eventually found no evidence of Chia having committed a criminal act.


Williiamson Lee, 40
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SPP Vice-Chairman

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, SPP’s spokesperson, and Elections Agent for SPP’s candidate in Potong Pasir SMC, Lina Chiam.

Other notable moments:
Was a volunteer in Tan Cheng Bock’s 2011 Presidential Campaign.

Potong Pasir GRC


Jose Raymond, 49
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SPP Chairman
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at SW Singapore | Malaysia

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Political history:
2019: Becomes Chairman of SPP, succeeding Lina Chiam.
2017: Joins SPP.

Other notable moments:
• Masters’ in Public Administration from LKYSPP, and Business Administration from Murdoch University.
Was once the press secretary to Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and former executive director of the Singapore Environment Council.
• Current deputy chairman of the Chiam See Tong Sports Foundation, a charity for disadvantaged athletes.

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