VP, Group Corporate Social Responsibility
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (“SingTel”)
Andrew is Vice President for the SingTel Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility and a Talent Coach to the company’s future leaders.
Appointed to this new Group role in May 2013, Andrew is responsible for drivingSingTel’s Sustainability strategy and practice across various areas of Marketplace, Community, People and the Environment. In particular, he is currently focused on establishing and embedding Singtel strategy in sustainable supply chain management, strategic capability-based community engagement, future leadership and diversity, and the company’s environment and energy strategy, including a focus on climate change resilience and adaptation.
Prior to this appointment, Andrew held various senior positions across the SingTel Group in Singapore, Australia and the Philippines. Between 2007 and 2013, he was the SingTel Optus Chief Information Officer, Managing Director for Technology and Products,Managing Director for Products and Delivery, and Managing Director of Wholesale and Satellite.
Prior to joining Optus in April 2007, Andrew was the Chief Operating Officer at Globe Telecom from 2003-2007, SingTel Group’s mobile associate in the Philippines. He has also held various other senior management positions in the SingTel Group including VP Consumer Marketing, CEO SINGNET, CEO Multimedia Group, Director Corporate Development, Director Business Marketing and Director Corporate Account Management. Andrew also started up and ran SingTel Ventures from 2007- 2000, a S$150m technology investment fund investing in emerging technologies in the ICT sector to drive innovation and develop new businesses spin-offs for the company.
Andrew graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1990 with first class honours (Bachelor of Arts) and holds an MSc in Management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He is also a professionally accredited coach and alumni of Human Synergistics(Australia) and the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership (Australia). Andrew is also an advisory member on the Singapore National Volunteer Resource Committee, aimed at raising the level of strategic corporate volunteering and engagement by Singapore companies with the community and social services sector.