It Changed My Life: How a former bodyguard to ministers turned serial entrepreneur

Mr Patrick Chee once called the police to arrest his brother. He is an ex-policeman and a former bodyguard to the Prime Minister. Today, he owns a platform which provides agent services and helps home owners sell their HDB flats for a flat fee.
Above: Mr Patrick Chee set up online platform HDB Seller earlier this year to help homeowners sell their HDB homes for a flat fee. Left: Mr Chee (second row, second from right) in a group photo during his time with the Singapore Police Force.
Above: Mr Patrick Chee set up online platform HDB Seller earlier this year to help homeowners sell their HDB homes for a flat fee. PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG, COURTESY OF PATRICK CHEE
Above: Mr Patrick Chee set up online platform HDB Seller earlier this year to help homeowners sell their HDB homes for a flat fee. Left: Mr Chee (second row, second from right) in a group photo during his time with the Singapore Police Force.
Above: Mr Chee (second row, second from right) in a group photo during his time with the Singapore Police Force.PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG, COURTESY OF PATRICK CHEE

Unfazed by his past failures, entrepreneur is homing in on online flat-selling platform

There is something fascinating about Patrick Chee's hair.

It's not abundant but he has managed to coax it into a mini Hoxton fin. It's not real, the 37-year-old admits readily.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 04, 2019, with the headline 'When life throws a curve ball, he finds a way to stay in the game'. Print Edition | Subscribe