Deputy President (Campus Development) & Chief Investment Officer, Singapore Institute of Technology
Mr Chan Wing Leong is the Deputy President (Campus Development) and Chief Investment Officer of Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT).
He was previously appointed as SIT’s Chief Financial Officer in July 2009, and concurrently was appointed as Deputy President (Administration) from 2012. In July 2019, he was appointed Deputy President (Campus Development) and Chief Investment Officer, responsible for the development of the Punggol Campus and oversight of the university’s endowment fund.
Mr Chan graduated with honours in Economics from the University of Singapore in 1981. He joined the Administrative Service in the Ministry for Trade and Industry, and then worked with Ministry of Defence companies and the Economic Development Board from 1983 to 1987. From 1988 to 1995, Mr Chan was an investment banker at Schroders PLC and Bankers Trust Corp in both Singapore and Hong Kong.
He returned to Singapore in 1995 as CFO and President of New Businesses of SembCorp Ltd where he held concurrent positions as Chairman of SembMedia, SembFoods, Pacific Internet and Delifrance, and Board member of Jurong Shipyard Limited. Mr Chan was Executive Chairman and CEO of EasyCall Limited from 2001 to 2002. He was also on the boards of NTUC companies and of Sakae Holdings Ltd until 2020.
Mr Chan was awarded the Public Administration (Silver) Award in 2017, and the Friend of Labour Award in 2019.