Poh Li San is the current Vice President of Terminal 5’s planning team in Changi Airport. Li San’s interest in Science and Math started since young, which inspired her to study engineering in university.
At the age of 25 years old, Li San became a helicopter pilot in the RSAF. She was sent to a Super Puma Helicopter squadron, known as 125 Squadron, where she specialized in Search and Rescue, supporting the Army, Navy and Air Force in various operations. In 2006, Li San was selected as the first female full-time ADC to serve the late Singapore president Mr. Nathan.
Li San left the Air Force and moved on to join Changi Airport Group in 2010, where she started off as the Head of the Budget Terminal. Drawing from her personal experiences in engineering school and the Air Force, she uses the skills she has learnt to generate innovative ideas for future systems to solve problems in the airport.