GANGA NIRMAL KUMAR
Government & Regional Affairs Committee Co-Chair
Head of Government Affairs & Markets, 3M Technologies (S) Pte Ltd
Ganga Nirmal leads 3M’s Government Affairs & Markets in Singapore and the Philippines. She works closely with 3M’s businesses across multiple industry sectors, e.g. healthcare, energy and electronics, transportation safety, and MRO for automotive and aerospace. Her responsibilities include engaging and collaborating with regulators, trade associations and chambers, civil society and think tanks on a range of public policy issues. As an active community advocate, she has also chaired the 3M Singapore’s Employee Recreational Club. Ganga is an active member of American Chamber in Singapore and is currently the Co-chair of the Government & Regional Affairs Committee.
Prior to joining 3M, Ganga held positions in the Singapore Government, at the Prime Minister’s Office and Ministry of Home Affairs. In the course of her public sector career, Ganga represented Singapore at ASEAN meetings, contributed to policy formulation, national legislation reviews, and national security strategic planning. She started her career heading up a local transportation and travel company as Managing Director.
Ganga holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from INSEAD and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the National University of Singapore.