Corporate Leadership

Andrew L.W. Lee – Director

Corporate Leadership by Andrew L. W. Lee – An accomplished instructor and consultant.

Personal data

Andrew LW Lee is a Singapore citizen born on Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean and who grew up in Singapore from age 15. After graduating from the University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, he entered the banking industry and spent the next 28 years serving in various businesses, the bulk of which was in the areas of global markets dealing and settlement.

He moved into the area of business continuity management in late 1997 and was accredited as a Certified Business Continuity Practitioner (CBCP) with the DRII in 2002. Prior to his current role in DRBCM Associates Pte Ltd, he was the regional head of BCM with a major European bank with responsibility for the oversight of 17 countries in the Asia Pacific region and he held that post for 8-1/2 years until March 31, 2007.

Andrew is a very experienced instructor and a much sought-after conference speaker who is able to hold his audience and bring to life the subject matter at hand.  In June 2009 he was accredited as a Practising Management Consultant.

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Affiliations and Honors

Andrew had been a qualified instructor with the Disaster Recovery Institute International since 2003 and had taught many classes of BCLE-2000, a course designed to prepare participants for the CBCP certification examinations.  He was the principal trainer for DRI Singapore between 2008 and 2009 and from 2010 was appointed an instructor for The ICOR.Training and instructing had been part and parcel of Andrew’s career since the early 1980s when he was a trainer in treasury products for one of the big US banks in Singapore. He was able to hold audience with finance directors, treasurers and CFOs instructing them on the intricacies of the markets – how to maximize their investment returns while minimizing their costs. Over a period of six years, he taught more than a hundred classes of varying durations ranging from 3 days to 5 weeks.In 2007 and 2008, Andrew had also availed himself as a mentor for BCM to companies in Singapore through the Singapore Business Federation.Andrew is an ISO22301 Lead Auditor accredited by ICOR and a Supply Chain Risk Associate with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.He is Certified Organizational Resilience Professional (CORP) in the following disciplines

  • Business Continuity Management
  • Legal Compliance & Audit
  • Crisis Management & Communications
  • Supply Chain, Logistics & Transportation Management

Customer references

He is very passionate about BCM and had been known to share his wealth of experience with the participants in the courses he had taught as well as in the numerous conferences that he had been invited to share his experience and these were reflected in the very positive feedback responses received. His passion for BCM was not just confined to the classroom or at the conference. He took his colleagues under his personal tutorage and groomed them for their BCM roles in the major European bank.