Mr Looi is the Dean of LTA Academy and the Executive Director for Singapore Rail Academy (SGRA) in the Land Transport Authority (LTA), Singapore. He currently oversees capability building programmes for international and local participants, including international collaborations with UITP, the World Bank and Asian Development Bank on training programmes and benchmarking studies. He has in-depth experience in the development and implementation of the public transport skills or competency framework for Singapore.
He has previously headed various divisions in the LTA. He was also the secretary of the Public Transport Council.
Mr Looi is a civil engineer by training. Besides being knowledgeable in public transport policy reforms, legislative changes, regulatory and contracting models and fare regulations, he has technical expertise in transport planning, integrated development studies, road project design and management.