Meet Our People

To aid the President in carrying out her roles, staff in the President’s Office work tirelessly behind the scenes.

In this section, we introduce some of these unsung heroes within the President’s Office.


Faces of the Istana


Faces of the Istana is a three-part web video series which features the people of Istana. The video series is produced in collaboration with The Straits Times, as part of Istana 150 commemoration.


Chief Butler


Having worked in the President's Office for over two decades, Chief Butler, Francis Ho has served numerous local guests and foreign dignitaries in the course of his work. Francis is proud to be working at the Istana. Watch Francis and his team as they go about getting the Istana ready for events such as Istana Open Houses!



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