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No problem too big for Dr Fix-It

Dr Yeoh Lean Weng plans to sign up technicians and master craftsmen with Institute of Technical Education or polytechnic qualifications as associate members of The Institution of Engineers, Singapore.
Dr Yeoh Lean Weng plans to sign up technicians and master craftsmen with Institute of Technical Education or polytechnic qualifications as associate members of The Institution of Engineers, Singapore.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

New head of engineering body wants to make profession more attractive, relevant

For Dr Yeoh Lean Weng, the newly minted president of The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES), there is no problem so big that it cannot be solved.

This is a mantra he has adopted in his latest role and in his life as well.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 09, 2018, with the headline 'No problem too big for Dr Fix-It'. Print Edition | Subscribe