Clarence was appointed as the Chief Executive of Vital on 2 January 2010. Within public service, he has served on the Economic Development Board in Singapore and in the United States, where he was Director of the San Francisco Centre; the Singapore Land Authority, where he was Director of Land Business & Management; and the Ministry of Law, where he was Director of Strategic Planning. During his career, he has served in areas of investment promotion, business & operations management, planning & co-ordination, and legislative & policy reviews.
He holds both a Bachelor of Science degree with High Honours and a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , and an MBA with distinction from INSEAD. He is also a Certified Financial Analyst.