In partnership with

Dr Serene Koh


Senior Advisor

Serene is Senior Advisor at BIT Singapore. Her research and work focus on a range of projects including social cohesion and education. Before joining BIT, Serene worked in Singapore’s Ministry of Communications and Information where she led the Research Department’s behavioural insights work on a variety of issues such as housing, population, and retirement adequacy. Serene holds a Masters in Research Methodology and Ph.D. in Education from the University of Michigan where she conducted research on young children’s conceptualisations of national identity. She has a background in early childhood education; as a graduate student and as a postdoctoral fellow, she worked with government agencies in Detroit and Flint focusing on the language patterns of vulnerable families and children, as well as with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Center for Children in Poverty in Columbia University.