Writer Of The Week

Mr David Grant with wife Catherine and daughter Casey Jean. He writes to the Forum page to start a conversation.
Mr David Grant with wife Catherine and daughter Casey Jean. He writes to the Forum page to start a conversation.PHOTO: COURTESY OF DAVID GRANT

Who: David Frederick Grant, 62, chief executive of a public aerospace company.

My family: Married to Catherine, 56, a housewife, with a daughter, Casey Jean, 17.

My home: A four-room flat in Yishun.

My passions: Sailing, swimming, golfing and reading.

I first started writing to the Forum page in: 2008 or so.

What I write about: World affairs, healthcare and social issues.

Why I write: To share my views with others and to stimulate thought and conversation.

I read the Forum page because: I like to gauge public opinion on matters important to Singapore.

My wish for Singapore: To continue the exploration of the inclusive social democracy envisioned by our founders.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 14, 2016, with the headline 'WriterOf TheWeek'. Print Edition | Subscribe