Lew Yoong Keong Allen
Co-Vice Chairman, Non-Executive Director
Lew Yoong Keong Allen is a Senior Advisor at Singapore Telecommunications Limited, and a board member and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited (AIS). He is also a member of the Board and the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of Raffles Medical Group. He was Chief Executive Officer, Group Strategy and Business Development, and Country Chief Officer Thailand of Singtel from April 2020 to April 2021. He was Chief Executive Officer for Consumer Australia and Optus where he led Optus to be the go-to operator in Australia for great connectivity, innovative services and exciting content. Prior to this, Mr. Lew was Country Chief Officer in Singapore and CEO, Group Digital Life.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Mr. Lew’s career in Singtel began in November 1980, and he has served in various senior management roles, both in Singapore and overseas. His first overseas posting was for AIS, Singtel’s regional associate, where he was Chief Operating Officer for three years before his posting at Optus as Managing Director of Optus Mobile in late 2001. He was later appointed Managing Director of Optus Consumer Business, and returned to Singapore as CEO Singapore in 2006.
Mr. Lew holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Western Australia under a Colombo Plan Scholarship and a Master of Science (Management) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
DIRECTORSHIP IN OTHER PUBLICLY LISTED COMPANIES
He holds directorship in Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited (AIS) that is listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand, and Raffles Medical Group that is listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.