Mr Edward D’Silva is an architect by profession and is the Senior Advisor of SAA Architects Pte Ltd. Apart from the Assisi Hospice Board, he also holds directorship with Singapore Dance Theatre, NIE International Pte Ltd and the Prisons Fellowship Service.
He is a member of the Public Service Commission since January 2007 and is a Justice of the Peace as well as a Visiting Justices.
Currently, Mr D’Silva is the Chairman of the Public Hygiene Council; Singapore Youth Award Panel (NYC); the Publications Consultative Panel (MDA) and the Seniors Committee with concurrent appointment as Councillor for the Central Community Development Council.
He is also a member of the Liquor Appeals Board; Strata Titles Board; the National Institute of Education; NUS Alumni Advisory Board; Singapore Anglican Community Services Board; Films Consultative Panel (MDA) and the Singapore Medical Council Complaints Panel.
He was the President of the Singapore Institute of Architects; the Eurasian Association and Republic of Singapore Flying Club. He was also a member of the NUS Board of Trustees; the Presidential Council of Advisors for Religious Harmony; English Language Institute of Singapore; Board of Architects; North Light School Board; the National Integration Council and the Construction I.T. Committee.
For the public service rendered to the community, Mr D’Silva was awarded the NUS Distinguished Alumni Service Award in 2015, the Public Service Medal (PBM) in 2014 and CDC (Central) Long Service Award in 2013.