The candidates: Singapore Democratic Party, Singapore Democratic Alliance

Seeking a platform to air views rationally, constructively

Mr Wong Way Weng.

Wong Way Weng, 53

Occupation: Quality assurance manager with a pre-school. Has more than 25 years of experience in shipping and logistics companies, with senior management positions in areas including strategic planning and finance

Family: Married with two children aged 25 and 19

Education: Diploma in Finance and Accounting from Temasek Polytechnic; Bachelor's in Business Administration and Master of Science in Quality Management from Britain

Hobbies: Running

Why politics?

I hope to shape people's lives, and because I care. Politics is a good platform for me to speak up constructively and rationally.

Why you?

I am able to communicate effectively the concerns of residents.

What issues will you focus on?

Population and employment.

Favourite spot in Singapore?

Pasir Ris Park

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 01, 2015, with the headline 'Seeking a platform to air views rationally, constructively'. Print Edition | Subscribe