Ms Maria Boey is a Masterplanner, Architect, Urban Designer and Landscape Architect. She had 26 years of experience in the Housing & Development Board. She planned Tampines (which won the World Habitat in 1992 with her team) and Pasir Ris Towns. She had designed and constructed neighbourhood centres, parks and thousands of flats throughout Singapore. She was Head of Landscape Studio for more than 10 years, setting Landscape Standards and managing landscape design and implementation. She won numerous local and overseas architectural and landscape awards individually and as a team.
She currently serves as the President of the Institute of Parks & Recreation, Singapore (IPRS) as well as the Vice-President (Architecture) in Surbanajurong Pte Ltd. She is a council member of the Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects and Singapore Institute of Planners (SIP). She is also the community leader in Soroptimist International of Singapore, Rotarian, International Women’s Federation of Commerce and Industry, Joo Chiat Culture Toastmasters Club and other NGOs. She is a volunteer in NUSS sub-committees. She assisted pro-bono in many community gardens and charities.