Mrs Koh Juat Jong had an illustrious career in the public service for over 30 years. Trained in both economics and law, she was involved in policy work in the Ministry of Finance in the early part of her career. She was later a judge for many years, presiding over civil cases in the Subordinate Courts (now known as the State Courts) and heading the Family Court. She was Registrar of the Supreme Court from 2003 to 2008 and then Solicitor- General in the Attorney-General’s Chambers from 2008 to 2014.

For her outstanding contributions to the public service, Mrs Koh was awarded the National Day Public Administration Gold Medal in 2005 and Public Administration Gold Bar Medal in 2011. As a Senior Mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre, Mrs Koh currently mediates regularly in commercial, shareholders and matrimonial disputes.