Mr. Benjamin Soon, Head of Technology, has more than 9 years of experience in advanced technology development, particularly in the fields of energy and sustainability. He presently holds a concurrent position on the board of directors in a US-based advanced nuclear technology company developing Molten Salt Reactors (MSR), with specific emphasis on Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors (LFTR). He helped to design various aspects of the LFTR to improve the reactor’s effectiveness.
Prior to this, Benjamin has served as the Managing Director of an IT company before embarking on a military career with the air force as an officer and pilot.
Benjamin developed the concept of the ‘Thorium Economy’ and has established an educational website “Thorium for Singapore” to advance awareness of the potential benefits of thorium energy and LFTR technology in Singapore and the wider region. He has spoken about the subject extensively at events and international conferences.