About SIPI

The Singapore Innovation and Productivity Institute (SIPI) is an associated service unit established by the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) since 2011 to drive innovation and productivity in the manufacturing community in Singapore. Our vision is to be the leading driver of innovative thinking and best practices for manufacturing companies in Singapore. Our mission is to engage, empower and connect manufacturing companies with both the mindset and tools to achieve the highest level of innovation and productivity possible.


SIPI also embrace the Industry Transformation Maps (ITMs) through providing thought leadership in relevant verticals, internationalise and bring expertise to members in furtherance of their goals, and to communicate the values for the greater good of the manufacturing community.

Our Board Members


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Audrey Yap

Honorary Treasurer, SMF

Chairman, SMF Finance Management Committee

Managing Director, Yusarn Audrey LLC


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Connie Kwan

Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder, Aalst Chocolate (a Cargill Company)

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Gilbert Tan

Regional IP Counsel, Yokogawa Electric Asia


Phyllis Ong

Council Member, SMF,

Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Board Director, Armstrong Industrial Corporation Limited

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Vincent Wong

Chairman, SMF Technology & Transformation Function Committee,

Director, Research & Advanced Engineering Singapore, Continental Automotive Singapore Pte Ltd

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Lawrence Pek

Secretary-General, SMF